Prowl (Generation 1)
Prowl is a fictional character from the Transformers series. He is a heroic Autobot military strategist who turned into a police car that was introduced in 1984.
- 1 Transformers: Generation 1
- 1.1 Reception
- 1.2 Fictional biography
- 1.3 Animated series
- 1.4 Books
- 1.5 Comics
- 1.6 Games
- 1.7 Toys
- 1.8 Gallery
- 2 References
- 3 External links
Transformers: Generation 1
Prowl is one of the original Autobots introduced in The Transformers. He is the second highest ranking Autobot after Optimus Prime among the original cast.
Prowl has been depicted as a member of several combiner teams forming parts of Betatron, Devastator, Magnaboss, Optimus Maximus and White Convoy Grand Prime.
Prowl was said to be one IGN's of the favorite Autobots in 2009.
Profile: He is quiet, competent, and very loyal, but perhaps his most valuable trait is his almost endless patience. Once Prowl is assigned a task, he will keep at it until it is accomplished. He works with proven facts, not imagination or guesses. If he has any doubts, he will radio Optimus Prime, his commander, before proceeding. He hates doubts in any form, and he strives to make everything he encounters reasonable and logical. He believes it only when he can explain it. On a personal level he is friendly, but not too sociable. He's a listener, not a talker, unless someone says something unreasonable. Then he will demand an explanation.
Abilities: Prowl has the most sophisticated logic center of all the Autobots, giving him the ability to analyze any combat situation almost instantaneously and then advise on the optimal course of action. For example, Prowl can observe 800 moving objects, compute their probable paths of movement, and determine the proper countermove in .05 seconds. From his shoulder cannons he can shoot wire-guided incendiary missiles that reach temperatures of 12,000 degrees Centigrade upon explosion. He also carries a semi-automatic rifle that shoots pellets filled with a highly corrosive acid. Its range is 300 yards.Weaknesses: His dedication to logic and reason makes Prowl particularly vulnerable to the unexpected. Irrational and inexplicable situations can really scramble his circuits, sometimes to the point of total shutdown of his mechano-cortex center, leaving him temporarily dysfunctional.
Prowl was second-in-command of the Autobots, in The Transformers animated series, although Jazz and Ironhide seem to share this duty with him in certain cases. Jazz was in charge of special operations, Ironhide security and Prowl tactics.
A regular member of the battle units assembled to combat the assorted threats the Decepticons posed to Earth, Prowl's primary solo adventure saw him pursue Starscream, Thundercracker and Soundwave alongside Bluestreak after a botched raid, only for injuries sustained in the ensuing battle to knock his battle computer offline. Unable to mobilize himself without its functions, Prowl reached out electronically and interfaced with the nearby computer of Chip Chase, who manipulated Prowl's body and fended off the Decepticons.
Beyond that, however, Prowl's role as a strategist put him firmly in the background of the Transformers' ongoing adventures on Earth, participating in many battles but playing key roles in few; among some of his roles in conflict involving him orchestrating the plan to invade the Decepticons' underwater base, devising security measures to prevent Megatron from stealing super-fuel from an Autobot convoy and leading the attack against the Triple Changer Blitzwing's fortress when he separated from the Decepticons, only to wind up built into a throne by Scrapper, after being smashed and defeated by Blitzwing's tank mode.
In the year 2005, when the Autobots had been forced off of Cybertron and were based out of Autobot City on Earth and two orbiting moon bases, Prowl, Ironhide, Ratchet and Brawn were dispatched to Earth to collect a shipment of energon cubes that would power the Autobots' subsequent strike at the Decepticons. Getting wind of the plan, Megatron and his forces attacked their shuttle, and a single direct hit from Scavenger's weapon penetrated Prowl's armor, melting his internal workings, which ended his life. He and the others were killed in the line of duty. His recovered body was laid to rest in the Autobots' deep-space mausoleum, which was later destroyed.
Prowl made the occasional appearance in the animated segments of the toy commercials.
Transformers: The Headmasters
Despite the fact Prowl died in the 1986 Transformers movie, he appears in episode 1 and 3 of the Japanese exclusive Headmasters series. He is among the Autobot forces on Earth.
Prowl is featured in the 1984 Marvel Books story Battle for Cybertron.
1984 Marvel Comics
Events specific to the Marvel UK storyline are presented in italics.
Prowl was second-in-command of the Autobots in Marvel Comics' ongoing Transformers comic book series. Following the Autobots' reactivation on Earth in 1984, Prowl led the first mission into nearby Portland. At first thinking that the Earthly vehicles were the planet's dominant life form, a battle with the Decepticons soon revealed to Prowl the existence of humans, and he ordered the Autobots to return to the Ark to report the new development to Optimus Prime. He participated in the battles that followed immediately, and was among the majority of injured Autobots who gave their energy to the most healthy five for the deciding clash against the Decepticons. Although the Autobots appeared to claim victory, their hopes were dashed by the arrival of Shockwave, who deactivated all the Autobots and strung them up in the Ark.
Thus did Prowl remain for a short period, until surviving medical officer Ratchet repaired and restored them - save for Optimus Prime, decapitated by Shockwave, who was draining the energy of the Creation Matrix from him to create new Decepticons. Prowl proceeded to head up the plan to save Prime, but Shockwave manipulated his headless body to attack the Autobots. Although many were badly damaged before Prime regained control of his form and defeated Shockwave, Prowl was not among them - although not an immediate contributor to any following conflicts, he was seen in several group shots in the Ark.
A little later, across the Atlantic, in the United Kingdom's exclusive Transformers title, Prowl's hawkish, warlike tendencies were explored in the Crisis of Command story arc. He proposed the use of the Creation Matrix to animate dedicated war machines, to tip the balance of the war in favor of the Autobots. Jazz's party disagreed, saying that such machines would be abominations. Prowl's ideas were popular for a time until Optimus Prime decisively re-asserted his authority and ruled against the use of the Creation Matrix 'to destroy'.
However, Optimus Prime readily delegated the strategic authority for the Dinobot Hunt to Prowl. At the climax, Decepticon interference resulted in a dangerous battle between the rampaging Sludge and Grimlock; Prowl and Optimus Prime intervened personally and Prowl's use of his shuttlecraft to electrocute the combatants saved Optimus Prime from being caught between the two.
Around this time he even met Ronald Reagan in a story in the 1985 Marvel UK. Transformers annual, during he was badly damaged by the weaponry of Shrapnel
This served as explanation for Prowl's condition when he next appeared in the United States issue #26 "Funeral for a Friend" - stored within one of the Ark's stasis pods in a badly damaged but surviving state (with no explanation offered). Under attack by the human known as the Mechanic, Ratchet played upon his fear of the police by successfully reactivating Prowl, who transformed and sent the human fleeing. Though seen sparingly, Prowl remained active for the remainder of Grimlock's leadership of the Autobots, and was deactivated by the Underbase-empowered Starscream (not shown on-panel in the U.S. series, but later revealed posthumously in the UK title).
However he came to suffer it, deactivation was Prowl's fate for the extended future, until, in 1990, the Dinobot commander Grimlock pumped the Ark's stasis pods full of the life-restoring fuel, Nucleon, reactivating Prowl, who participated in the epic battle with Unicron, and immediately fell into the trusted role of second-in-command again, only this time, his commanding officer was Grimlock himself, having been appointed leader by the dying Optimus Prime. Prowl's logical approach to things immediately clashed with Grimlock's gruff, unrestrained, unmoderated behavior, but Grimlock played it Prowl's way by agreeing to a truce with the Decepticons in order to evacuate a seemingly doomed Cybertron. Prowl was left eating his words when the Decepticons sabotaged the Autobots' ships, leaving them to their fates, and almost had a breakdown in the face of his impending demise until Grimlock swooped in to the rescue with Decepticon shuttles he had previously commandeered. The Autobots subsequently tracked the Decepticons to Klo, where they routed them with the help of the reborn Optimus Prime, and they then returned to Cybertron; rather than destroying itself, Cybertron had been restoring itself to its former glory.
Prowl was also the leader of the few surviving Autobots in the alternate 2009 seen in the story "Rhythms of Darkness", where Unicron had destroyed Cybertron (seemingly in the equivalent of Transformers: The Movie) and Galvatron and the Deceptions had gone on to wipe out Rodimus Prime and most of the Autobots and effectively conquer Earth. (The survival of Prowl, whose death predated the creation of Galvatron in the regular timeline, was unexplained.) At the climax of the story, the Autobots are, for the moment at least, victorious but with Prowl, along with Jazz and Inferno, seemingly the only survivor.
Prowl proceeded to put in brief appearances in Marvel's Transformers: Generation 2 comic book.
In 1990, in the previously mentioned UK-exclusive comics, a branching storyline began that was separate from the events of the regular U.S. continuity, and broke away into its own ongoing series of stories. Prowl was among a small group of Transformers awakened from stasis, not by Nucleon, but by the mental probings of the time-traveling Galvatron - but the world that Prowl woke up to was distinctly different to the one he remembered. Transformers were no longer as simple as they were in his day - surrounded by Pretenders, Headmasters, Micromasters, Powermasters and more, Prowl and his fellow old schoolers longed for the old days, and when Grimlock suggested the creation of a proactive Earth-based Autobot force, they were quick to volunteer to join, that they might recapture some of their glory days in a simpler conflict than what the larger war had become.
As a member of the Earthforce, Prowl performed such feats as traveling back in time to prevent Megatron from removing troops from the past to use in the present, and having to actually break into the Autobots' own base when Wheeljack activated the defenses with everyone outside.
Issue 279 of the Marvel UK. Transformers comic featured a story called "Divide and Conquor!" where Soundwave lead the bulk of the Decepticon forces on Earth against the Autobot Earthforce headquarters while Starscream attacked an oil tanker. Sent into battle by Prowl, the Dinobots routed the main Decepticon forces while Springer lead the Autobot Survivors, Broadside, Inferno, Skids, and Carnivac to defeat Starscream.
2003 Devil's Due Publishing
In this re-imagining of the original series story, The Ark was discovered by the terrorist Cobra Organization, and all the Transformers inside were reformatted into Cobra vehicles remotely controlled by the Televipers. In this story line Prowl turned into a Cobra Firebat jet.
He reappeared in the third crossover series as part of the combined Autobot/G.I. Joe force trying to rescue Optimus Prime. His body resembles that of the traditional Generation 1 look, indicating his alternate mode is once again a police car.
In the fourth series Prowl was in command of a unit (consisting of Sideswipe, Eject, Skids and Cosmos) working with former G.I. Joe leader Hawk to stop the spread of Cybertronian technology on Earth. After almost catching the arms dealer Destro, the unit relaxed on their ship - unaware the whole thing had been a set-up by the Unicron aligned snake cult Cobra-La, leading the Monster Pretenders right to them. Prowl was badly damaged, but was later seen being repaired.
The first Beast Wars Prowl made appearance in Transformers: Universe #3 as part of Magnaboss. In this comic Optimus Primal pleads with Magnaboss and the Maximal High council (which oddly includes Bantor, Air Hammer, Corahda, Torca and Battle Unicorn) to take the threat of Unicron seriously, but they doubt his claims. Optimus Primal is detained, but Snarl breaks him out of the detention center.
In Dreamwave Productions' re-imagining of the original universe, Prowl was also portrayed in a position of command. Before The Great War on Cybertron, Prowl lived in the city of Praxus, but when the war broke out, he soon joined the Autobots and quickly rose in rank. After Autobot leader Sentinel Prime was killed by Decepticon leader Megatron, Prowl was appointed advisor to the new leader, Optimus Prime, and aided in the defence of Iacon's capitol against an attack by a Decepticon force under the command of Shockwave.
When Prime and Megatron vanished in an early space bridge experiment and were believed dead, the Autobot and Decepticon forces splintered into several smaller factions. Prowl remained with the faction that chose to continue calling itself the Autobots, acting as commander, and leading Cliffjumper, Gears, Jazz, Skids and Sideswipe on a mission to investigate a new Decepticon mobile fortress at Praetorus Wharf, which turned out to be Trypticon.
Prime and Megatron eventually returned, and four million years ago, Prowl was second-in-command aboard the Ark when it crashed on Earth, entombing all aboard in stasis until they were reawakened in 1984.
Subsequently, after nearly twenty years of war on Earth, the Autobots defeated the Decepticons and headed back to Cybertron aboard the new spaceship, the Ark II, only for it to explode as it left Earth's atmosphere in 2001.
Prowl was among the deactivated Transformers recovered by the terrorist known as Lazarus, who put them under his control, intending to sell them on the black market. To display their power during an auction, Lazarus had a group of Transformers including Prowl attack the Smitco oil refinery, killing the human workers there. Also among the controlled, however, was Megatron, who soon broke free in the midst of the auction and initiated his own plan, part of which involved the creation of a virus that would reformat the Earth into a new Cybertron; Lazarus's other Autobot captives, including Prowl, were used as a source of power to generate the virus, but were later rescued and restored.
The following year, Shockwave and his forces arrived from Cybertron, intending to capture Prime, Megatron and their forces as war criminals, as Shockwave had succeeded in unifying the warring factions on their home planet. Staying behind with a small group to monitor Shockwave's movements while Prime returned to base, Prowl was shocked to be confronted by Ultra Magnus, and willingly entered his custody to learn more about the situation. Returned to Cybertron, Prowl and several other Autobots fell in with an underground rebel group opposing Shockwave's rule, who were then mobilized by Optimus Prime into striking back. Prime was seriously wounded in his ensuing confrontation with Shockwave, and while he recuperated from his injuries, Prowl assumed the mantle of leadership again.
In issue #2 of the third Generation One series, titled "Black Sunshine", the Protectobots were ordered by Prowl to investigate the energy anomaly created by Sunstorm escaping Shockwave's abandoned secret lab. When they arrived they discovered the hole left in the roof by Sunstorm and the deactivated Battlechargers Runabout and Runamuck. Streetwise reported back to Prowl as First Aid repaired the Decepticons.
The balance of peace on Cybertron fell into disorder once again, and Prowl began an attempt to train new warriors to bolster the Autobots' forces, without much success. Trying his hand at public speaking, Prowl found himself unable to handle the deluge of questions from the crowd before him, and it fell to Ultra Magnus to step in. After investigating Vector Sigma and Sunstorm with Perceptor, Prowl, feeling that Cybertronians would not accept change easily, elected to go somewhere that the Autobots were needed more - back to Earth, where he oversaw the beginning of construction on Autobot City.
Although Dreamwave clearly had more stories to tell of Prowl, their bankruptcy and closure means that for now, those tales will go untold.
Prowl has been depicted in numerous stories by Fun Publications in different continuities. He has appeared in their Classicverse, Wings of Honor and TransTech settings.
Although Prowl did not initially appear in any Fun Publications Classicverse fiction, he was mentioned in the biography for Optimus Prime. It says that after winning the Great War and returning to Cybertron Optimus put Prowl in charge of assigning jobs to the Autobots and Decepticons returning to their home world.
Prowl appeard in "Beast Wars Shattered Glass". In this story Ultra Magnus and the Autobots aboard the Graviton battle Megatron and the Decepticons aboard the Talon. Both ships are pulled through a vortex into the past of a Shattered Glass Earth. Crashing they discover that dangerous energon readings outside the ship will place them in stasis lock. The Autobots devise organic alternate modes to protect them from the energon. The Decepticons create energon-absorbing armor for protection. Prowl takes on the alternate form of a lion (his Beast Wars toy). Ultra Magnus and his Autobots discover that their ship's high security storage rooms were damaged in the crash and the Autobot bodies in stasis pods were lost. They head out to recover the pods when they are attacked by Dirge and Seawing. They find the pods, but also discover that Megatron has gotten to them first. He's converted the three Autobots into Autojetter, Autolauncher and Scylla, who are loyal to him. The Decepticons attack the Autobots, who are only saved thanks to the intervention of Depth Charge. Ultra Magnus orders the retreat, as there is nothing left for them to recover. Depth Charge informs the Autobots of his mission to save the multiverse.
On modern day Shattered Glass Cybertron Prowl gave up his lion alternate mode and was reformatted into a police motorcycle.
Wings of Honor
Prowl later took Side Burn to meet the new Autobot Leader Optimus Prime.
Prowl was among the Autobots present when Megatron attacked Iacon with his new weapon, Devastator.
Prowl was later cloned by Jhaixus.
His earlier career was also touched upon in The Transformers: Megatron Origin, where it was revealed he served directly under Sentinel Prime. Head of the Rapid Response unit, Prowl was seemingly Prime's second-in-command, overseeing the capture of Megatron's gladiators, but when Prime was killed he took the decision to abandon Kaon.
In IDW Publishing's new The Transformers: Infiltration mini-series, Prowl is in command of an infiltration unit consisting of Ratchet, Ironhide, Wheeljack, Jazz, Bumblebee and Sunstreaker. His vehicle form is that of a Nissan Z-car police variant - this time the latest 350Z.
He first appears saving Ratchet from Thundercracker. Although he is furious with Ratchet for breaking cover, he is at least willing to allow Ratchet to get the data from the humans. Once notified of Megatron's presence on Earth, he leads the entire unit to the Decepticon base and saves Bumblebee from Runabout. This version of Prowl is a much stricter leader, incensed with Ratchet for blowing his cover and unwilling to tolerate the presence of the humans, albeit for reasons of their own safety.
In the sequel series The Transformers: Escalation Prowl, acting on orders from the newly arrived Optimus Prime, sends the humans home - only to lose Sunstreaker in a Machination ambush. Later, Prowl discovered the whereabouts of Megatron in the breakaway Soviet state of Brasnya and alerted Prime - over the objections of Ironhide, who wanted to locate Sunstreaker, prompting a confrontation between him and Prowl. Prowl then accompanied Prime to Brasnya to confront Megatron. With the facsimile escaping due to the intervention of Skywarp and Astrotrain, Prowl attempted a suicide run to capture it, being saved from Astrotrain by the newly arrived Hardhead in the process, only to nearly collide with Hot Rod, who had been attempting the same thing. Despite some bickering the two managed to capture the facsimile, forcing the Russian troops to stand down. However, realizing his troops were confronting Megatron, Prowl raced to join them. On Prime's orders, he and his unit focused fire on Megatron long enough for Prime to recover and drive off the Decepticon leader. Prowl communicated with Nightbeat, and was told the facsimile had been killed.
Bumblebee, Jazz, Optimus Prime, Prowl and Ratchet appeared in the New Avengers/Transformers crossover by Marvel Comics and IDW Publishing in 2007.
Prowl made a brief appearance in the Spotlight issue on Kup, where he argued with Springer over bringing Kup back despite the fact he had killed several of his fellow Autobots already. Prowl agreed to keep Optimus Prime off Springer's back, but criticized Springer for the loss of life it could cause.
Prowl has appeared as leading the Autobots on Cybertron in All Hail Megatron. He has a form based on the Universe Classics Series Prowl toy.
Optimus Prime leads Bumblebee, Drift, Kup, Prowl, Ratchet and Wheeljack in Las Vegas when a Cybertronian ship crashes containing Galvatron, Cyclonus, Scourge and an infestation of zombies from another universe. Galvatron attempts to take command of the Autobots, and after fighting them explains his mission to stop an undead infestation. Wheeljack sets up an energy shield around the city to keep the infestation contained, but it will only last for 24 hours. Kup recognizes a Decepticon named Bayonet in Galvatron's command as not being right, and she is revealed to be the extradimensional vampire Britt.
According to an early post on the message board at IDW Publishing, the writers of their Beast Wars comics plan to make a profile of this Prowl in their comics which will give the character a background. This was later changed to make this Prowl and same as the original. Profile book writer Ben Yee later confirmed that this Prowl is indeed a later incarnate of the Generation 1 era character.
Prowl appeared the IDW Publishing BotCon 2016 story Transformers: Dawn of the Predacus. In this story Prowl served as a member of the Primal Council after the death of Optimus Prime. He recruited Unit-3 take Perceptor's place in their contingency plan. In the final battle with the Decepticons he helped form Magnaboss. After the war ended he mourned the loss of Inferno to the Transmatter bomb.
Prowl was shown in the second volume of the Beast Wars: The Ascending miniseries to be part of the Maximal Imperium along with Silverbolt and Ironhide. With civil unrest on Cybertron reaching a peak they called in Big Convoy to find out why.
Prowl had a biography printed in the Beast Wars Sourcebook by IDW Publishing.
Hearts of Steel
An alternate version of Prowl would appear in IDW's Hearts of Steel. Here he likewise seems to be in nominal command of the Autobots, recommending to Bumblebee and Ratchet that they not reactivate Optimus Prime. However, when Starscream's plan is discovered Prowl followed Bumblebee's lead in following the Decepticon train convoy, and was present at their defeat. Following this, he and the other Autobots went back into stasis.
Prowl appears in the TFcon 2012 live script reading prelude comic Days of Wreckening. In this story he appears on future Cybertron as a Maximal leader and refuses to let Depth Charge go after Protoform X.
Both Generation 1 and Shattered Glass Prowl had cards in the Magic: The Gathering Brothers' War card game in 2022.
- Hasbro Transformers Autobot Car Prowl (1984)
- Based on a Diaclone toy. Turns from robot to car. Comes with a rifle, two missiles and launchers.
- Hasbro Transformers Decoy Prowl (1986)
- A small, non-poseable rubber plastic replica of Prowl, sold randomly along with other characters in Transformers toy packages.
- Hasbro Transformers Action Master Prowl (1990)
- Included a Turbo Cycle which turns into a battle station.
- Hasbro Beast Wars Transformers Magnaboss (1997)
- Prowl, now a lion, is packaged together with Beast Wars Ironhide and Beast Wars eagle Silverbolt.
- Hasbro Transformers Universe Spy Changer Prowl (2004)
- A recolor of Robots in Disguise Spy Changer Prowl II, in the color scheme of the original Prowl (right). Two packaging versions of this toy existed—a K•B Toys version which did not attribute the toy to Universe packaged in vehicle form, and a Universe version for discount stores packaged in robot mode. Turns into a 1/64 scale Impala.
- Takara Transformers Smallest Transformers Prowl (2004)
- A micro-sized replica of the original Generation 1 toy.
- Hasbro Transformers Alternators Prowl (2005)
- As with all Alternators figures, the Hasbro version of the Binaltech Prowl lacks the die cast metal parts. In addition, the kanji lettering is replaced with Westernized markings, faithfully recreating the original Generation 1 livery. In keeping with the domestic automobile market, this figure was marketed as a replica of the Acura RSX.
- The mold for this figure was also used for Autobot Camshaft, which was painted in silver minus the police lights.
- Hasbro Transformers Titanium 6 inch Prowl (2008)
- Prowl is a 6-inch transforming War Within figure. In December 2006, Hasbro announced this figure would not be released. However, at BotCon 2008, Hasbro announced this figure would be packaged with War Within Grimlock as a Toys R Us store exclusive.
- Hasbro Transformers Universe Classic Series Deluxe Prowl (2008)
- A modern re-creation of the Prowl figure, faithfully keeping his form as a Nissan Z police car while incorporating the detail and articulation technology of current Transformers toys. Like the original toy, he comes with a gun and two shoulder-mounted missile launchers.
- As with the original Generation 1 toy, the mold of this figure was also used for Silverstreak and Smokescreen.
- Takara Henkei! Henkei! Deluxe Prowl (2008)
- The Japanese version of the Universe figure by Takara Tomy has the rear spoiler, gun and missile launchers molded in chrome silver. In addition, the red light bar on the roof is rounder and missing the silver paint applications of the Hasbro version.
- Takara Transformers Masterpiece MP-17 Prowl (2013)
- Masterpiece Prowl is a faithful redesign of the original Generation 1 Nissan Fairlady Z patrol car toy with modern articulation and details.
- The mold for this figure is also used for the upcoming Masterpiece Bluestreak and Smokescreen figures.
- Hasbro Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Deluxe Prowl (2015)
- A recolor of Generations Deluxe Streetwise with a new head mold. Comes with a gun, combiner hand/foot and collector comic.
- Several parts for Prowl are available on Shapeways.
- See also: Perfect Combiner
- ↑ http://movies.ign.com/articles/992/992629p1.html
- ↑ Siegel, Scott (1984). Battle for Cybertron. Marvel Books. ISBN 0871350165.
- ↑ Benson Yee, Pete Sinclair & Matt Frank (w), Matt Frank (p), Matt Frank (i), Thomas Deer (col), Jesse Wittenrich (let), Pete Sinclair (ed). "Beast Wars Shattered Glass Chapter One: Shattered Time" The Transformers Collectors Club 49 (February/March 2013), Fun Publications
- ↑ Benson Yee, Pete Sinclair & Matt Frank (w), Matt Frank (p), Matt Frank (i), Thomas Deer (col), Jesse Wittenrich (let), Pete Sinclair (ed). "Beast Wars Shattered Glass Part 2" The Transformers Collectors Club (April/May 2013), Fun Publications
- ↑ Pete Sinclair (February/March 2011). "Battle Lines Part 1". Transformers Collectors Club Magazine 1 (37): 9–14.
- ↑ Pete Sinclair & Jesse Wittenrich (October/November 2011). "Battle Lines Part 5". Transformers Collectors Club Magazine 1 (41): 3.
- ↑ Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (w), Nick Roche (p), Joana Lafuente (i). Transformers: Infestation 1 (February 2011), IDW Publishing
- ↑ John-Paul Bove (w), Corin Howell (a). Transformers: Dawn of the Predacus (March 2016), IDW Publishing
- ↑ Monsters and Critics - Creators of Beast Wars are Back
- ↑ Phillip M. Gervais (w), Ninjatron (p). "Days of Wreckening" TFcon Live Script Reading Prelude Comic (July 25th, 2012), TFcon
- ↑ Alvarez, J.E. (2001). The Unofficial Guide to Transformers 1980s Through 1990s Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition. Schiffer Publishing Ltd.. p. 124. ISBN 0-7643-1364-9.
- ↑ TFW2005.com - Alternators Prowl
- ↑ TFW2005.com - Universe Prowl
- ↑ TFW2005.com - Henkei Prowl
- ↑ TFW2005.com - Additional Images of Masterpiece Prowl and Bluestreak
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