This toy, the infamous Battlestar Galactica Viper from 1979, is noteworthy because its missile-firing feature was implicated in the choking death of a child in the US, which lead to the widespread ban on missile-firing toys throughout the next two decades. » 8/27/14 10:29am 8/27/14 10:29am

The early Microman/Micronauts vehicles of the 1970's were really more like interchangeable parts-formers instead of Transformers. Biotron and Microtron were cool looking of course, but it wasn't until the Micro-Change and Diaclone lines of the early '80s that we really got transforming robots from that particular… » 6/02/14 12:09am 6/02/14 12:09am