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Before landing on Earth to delight us with their lovely auto- and machina-riffic disguises, and while still on the planet of Cybertron, the Transformers have some other type of alternate form. That's because, you know, Cybertron may have a lot of things, but we're guessing they probably don't have any Steve Saleen Mustang's or Camaro's. Instead, they'll have what one tipster is calling a "protoform" — the form they have before they get to Earth. It'll be techie — it'll be metallic — and it'll be interesting looking. Unfortunately, in order to make them for little Earth fan-boys, there's a decent amount of lead time involved, and now we've got the first look at the prototype "protoform" toys and packaging of two big names in the big bot universe — Optimus Prime and Starscream. Full gallery via the link below (beware, there be potential spoilers).

[Optimus Prime and Starscream Protoform Gallery]

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