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Encyclopedia > Emirate Xaaron

Emirate Xaaron was a character in the Transformers comic books, created by UK writer, Simon Furman. He initially appeared only in the Marvel UK continuity, but later appeared in US issues after Furman took over writing duties on that title. His first appearance was in a story in the 1985 annual, set in the past on Cybertron, whilst his first appearance in the present day continuity was in Transformers UK issue #78, in the prologue to the well received 11 issue story arc, Target:2006. He was not based on any toy, nor did he appear in any cartoon series. Various Transformers toys Transformers is the name of a line of toys produced by Hasbro from 1984 onwards, and also of a number of spin-offs based on the toys including a Marvel comic book series, an animated television series that began airing in 1984 (Transformers series) and a feature... Simon Furman is the writer of a number of notable Transformers comics for Marvel Comics UK, Marvel US, and Dreamwave. ... Deaths Head II: One of the initially successful, but shortlived titles launched by Marvel UK in the US. Marvel UK was an imprint of Marvel Comics from the 1970s to the 1990s. ... This article is about the year. ...


Xaaron was one of the oldest transformers and was regarded by some to be the greatest peacetime leader in Cybertronian history, a role filled by Alpha Trion in the original cartoon series. After the Ark crew left Cybertron and the planet fell into the hands of the Decepticons, Xaaron became the leader of the Autobot underground resistance, which included the commando team, the Wreckers. Xaaron's alternate mode was never revealed, as he had not transformed for many years and feared that the shock if he ever tried would kill him, though his thoughts once indicated that it was a combat mode. Xaaron met his fate when Primus possessed his body and was destroyed by Unicron. Alpha Trion circa 1985 Alpha Trion circa 9m BCE A3 circa 11m BCE Alpha Trion is a fictional character in the Transformers animated series. ... The Wreckers are a sub-team of Autobots in the fictional Transformers Universe who use whatever means are necessary to accomplish a given task. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Notes

The title "Emirate" in the character's name is actually a misnomer, as an emirate is a place ruled by an emir rather than a person. The proper name should therefore be "Emir Xaaron" but "Emirate Xaaron" is actually established canon. Generally speaking, an emirate (Arabic imarah, plural imarat) is a territory that is administered by an emir, although in Arabic the term can be generalized to mean any province of a country that is administered by a member of the ruling class. ... Entrance to the emirs palace in Bukhara. ... In the context of fiction, the canon of a fictional universe comprises those novels, stories, films, etc. ...


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Transformers On-Line Encyclopedia: Emirate Xaaron (870 words)
Emirate Xaaron was one of the leaders of the Autobot resistance on Cybertron while Optimus Prime's Autobots were on Earth.
Emirate Xaaron was introduced in the UK 1986 annual story 'And There Shall Come a Leader'.
In 1988, Xaaron and the Wreckers were captured by Flame, a mad Autobot scientist, once on the Council of Elders, who had discovered Megatron's prototype planetary drive.
Emirate Xaaron at AllExperts (390 words)
Xaaron's alternate mode was never revealed, as he had not transformed for many years and feared that the shock if he ever tried would kill him.
Xaaron was one of the oldest transformers and was regarded by some to be the greatest peacetime leader in Cybertronian history, a role filled by Alpha Trion in the original cartoon series.
Xaaron met his fate when Primus possessed his body and was destroyed by Unicron.
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