HUMAN COMPONENT: PEACEMAKER
FUNCTION: TARGETMASTER LEADER
FIRST APPEARANCE: HEADMASTERS # 1 (Pointblank),
HEADMASTERS # 4 (Peacemaker)
brief of speech and long on action."
Pointblank knows the horrors of war all too well. He's
fought in one for millions of years. Whatever romance or
glory it once held for him has long since vanished... as
has the cheerful adventurer he once was. Today,
Pointblank is a somber, no-nonsense soldier whose every
utterance creaks with weariness. He joined Fortress
expedition to the planet Nebulos hoping to find peace.
Instead, the war followed him and his fellow Autobots to
their sanctuary. Pointblank came to the bitter
realization that he could not hope to escape the war, he
could only help to end it. Now he fights on, more
determined than ever to defeat the Decepticons... and
more convinced that an end to the war is nowhere in
sight. But he's fairly quiet about his pessimistic
outlook. "Words are what got us into this mess in
the first place," he grumbles. "They do more
harm than weapons."
disposition improved a bit when he was paired with
Peacemaker, a Nebulan law enforcement officer whose
optimistic attitude is almost contagious. But so far
Pointblank has displayed immunity to the Nebulan's best
efforts to cheer him. Pointblank appreciates the attempt,
but disapproves of the source. Although he understands
the reasons behind the Autobot-Nebulan alliance, he does
not accept them. The thought of spreading the war to
another planet and people is anathema to the dour
Autobot. Despite this, Peacemaker enjoys the challenge of
loosening up his partner. He is a very patient man who
believes that a positive outlook ultimately leads to
success. And, as the partner of the sullen Pointblank,
he's learned that patience is more than a virtue... it's
Peacemaker is bio-engineered to transform into a
stereophonic sonic blaster. His maximum power output is
an audio module-shattering 160 decibels, enough to
splinter a cubic yard of solid steel into shrapnel.
Pointblank can transform into a rocket-powered ground
vehicle, with a maximum speed of 320 mph and a range of
800 miles. In both robot and vehicle modes, Pointblank
can wield weapon mode Peacemaker.
Pointblank is prone to tire blow outs at high speeds in
vehicle mode. In weapon mode, Peacemaker sometimes comes
loose from his moorings on vehicle mode Pointblank.