Harsh lines and angles for a reckless and headstrong fighter. The head retains a squarish shape carried over from its G1 duty as a combiner connector. I like how the silver on the top of his head makes it look like he’s wearing a helmet.
Wow!!! Thank you to @shelvesofwhimsy for providing these amazing pictures from the 2016 MLP Fair and to Ruth Bush for bringing this abundance of history to the fair! Ruth Bush (pictured) is an artist / sculptor / designer who worked for Hasbro in the 80s. Look at all these amazing prototypes and unproduced sets!
Prototype Furbobs! Probably intended to be included with the 2nd set of Princess ponies.
Sea pony sink meant to match the Scrub-a-Dub Tub!
Ponies with brightly colored blazes and stockings!
A pony picnic giftpack!
Prototypes of TAF Buttons, Bonnie Bonnets, and Night Glider in alternate poses!
Pony Friends backcard that includes the unproduced dolls in Molly’s mold!