TF Universe: Optimus Primal
Allegiance: Autobot
Function: Leader
"We will win if we believe in ourselves and our unity."

First Cartoon Appearance: 
none in this form/color scheme
First Comics Appearance:
Transformers Universe #1

Visit this link to see original Op Primal character page.

* OP changes from gorilla to robot. 
* Chest pounding feature in beast mode, . 
* In robot mode, OP has 2 projectiles that fire from over his shoulders. 
* He also comes with battle accessories that can be held in his hand.

After his ultimate sacrifice to defeat MEGATRON, in which he became part of the core of CYBERTRON itself, OPTIMUS PRIMAL rose to the level of a mythic legend among the grateful populace of CYBERTRON. Now as the battle against the ancient monster planet known as Unicron has begun once again, Primus himself has called OPTIMUS PRIMAL to be brought back into action to help in the fight for the very survival of CYBERTRON. OPTIMUS PRIMAL represents a uniquely powerful fusion of the Maximal Forces� ’ advanced technology with the raw power of their mighty Autobot ancestors. In this supercharged form OPTIMUS PRIMAL possesses unmatched strength among the techno-organic populace of CYBERTRON. 

His weaponry has also been upgraded significantly: He wields an impressive array of both long range and melee weapons including twin battle blades that can cut through solid rock, a vanadium steel reinforced mace, left arm retractable double barreled plasma cannon, and twin indepently targetable shoulder mounted missile launchers. Rear mounted jets give him flight capability. Energy receptors allow him to absorb much of the damage from energy-based attacks and rechannel it back at his enemies. Intelligence, experience, passion and skill are all crucial parts of what makes OPTIMUS PRIMAL a born leader of the AUTOBOT cause. Serves as an inspiration to help others find their own strength to keep fighting despite the

Toy pix & text taken from the official Hasbro TF site. We are mirroring this information because they have not always maintained it online long-term after toy is no longer on store shelves.

Additionally, many of the characters from TF Universe have appeared in the comic series originally produced by 3H which ceased to exist after issue #3.  Comic pictures may be coming at some point especially if the series is picked up and continues by Fun Publications, the new licensee of official Transformers Club/Conventions...  More to come...