Here is the Lines demo I did for the CoCo2 and Atari Action! As you may see the TBXL compiled is as fast as the Action! version. This is one of the reasons why I soured on Action! after testing it and using it for a while. Action! is a nice programming language but it's just not that much better for what was already out there at the time for the limitations. Now there may be situations where Action! is much faster but I haven't found them.
Anyway, here's the demo: