Function: Air Commander
Series - Generation 1
Sub-Group - Seekers/Skyraiders
Original Year - 1984
First TV Appearence - "More The Meets the Eye, part 1"
First Comic Book Appearence - "Transformers #1" (Marvel)
Seeks to replace Megatron as leader. Ruthless, cold-blooded,
cruel... considers himself the most sophisticated and handsome of
Decepticons. Believes Decepticons should rely more on guile and
speed rather than brute force to defeat Autobots. Fastest flyer
of group, can reach Mach 2.8 and an altitude of 52 miles. Shoots
cluster bombs and null-rays which disrupts the flow of electricity.
Very good at what he does, but sometimes overrates himself.
Starscream was available without (1984) or with a rub symbol (1985+).
Some versions came with the tips of the tailfins filled in.
Some versions came with non-tabbed fists.
Availability: This figure was available in 1984-1985.
He was later reissued in Japan in 2001 and in North America in 2003.