In the wake of Elegant Chaos, the Lost Light
has some loose ends to tie up. But not everyone is happy... "Chief Medical Officer Ratchet in: 'Our Steps Will Always Rhyme'" is written by James Roberts with art by Brendan Cahill and art by Joana Lafuente. Read the review!
Having saved the universekind ofthe Lost Light
crew deal with the fallout in a manner befitting the gravity of the situation. Kind of.
When you ask what a Mirage body-type can be reused as, you have to remember that in recent years a new options has joined the list. DX9 Toys have revealed Cocomone, based on the GoBots character Crasher, by way of the Movie-Classics figure Fracture. This figure is said to be relatively limited production, so if you're in a mood for more non-Transformers references in your third parties, head to your retailer of choice and grab a preorder. Meanwhile, click through and check out the photos!
Genetic of TFND has posted an extensive gallery of photos of the Perfect Effect PC-01 & PC-02 upgrade kits for Combiner Wars figures! Designed with Superion and Menasor in mind, respectively, these kits turn from more articulated hands and feet for your combiners to more convincing weapons for said combiners. It even looks good on Defensor - keep reading to check it out!
The fifth figure for the Botcon 2015 boxset has proven to be what many have speculated, the Pretender Oilmaster. The inner robot is represented by a recolor of Generations Legends Swerve with its partner Targetmaster figure. The Pretender shell based on a canceled G1 concept appears to be a fully new piece made for this set which can hold both robots. Keep reading for screencaps, the embedded video and more!
Osenator who gave us an in-hand look at the 11-inch Cyber Series Optimus Prime is back with not just photos of the 11-inch Bumblebee, but also a video on his Youtube channel demonstrating the functions of the large, but lower articulation figures so we can finally get a sense of how playable these toys might be. We've got the photos mirrored and the video embedded, so click through to check them all out!
Just in from Robot Kingdom are packaged photos of Brake-neck and Quickslinger, the Combiner Wars versions of Wildrider and Slingshot. New with these shots are clear looks at the bios for both characters. Interestingly the Menasor diagram on Brake-Neck's package still shows Offroad as part of the team while Superion goes for the full classic lineup. Robot Kingdom says they'll start shipping these on May 1st. Keep reading to see the pictures!
Autobase Aichi shared some images from one of the nigh-infinite Japanese toy shows this weekend! At Super Festival 68, Fewture Models showed of ES Gokin Optimus & Rodimus while eHobby had Unite Warriors Grand Scourge on display. We get a close enough look at his sword this time to see its pretty metallic finish. Also, you can see Transformers Cloud figures on sale for about a thousand Yen less than retail. Keep reading to see!
Taking to heart the explained ideas of how Cyclonus functions as the core of a combiner, GIKPA who frequently brings interesting photo shoots has produced a new gallery featuring Galvatronus. Starting off with Cyclonus conscripting several Autobots and Decepticons, we get a look all around look at Galvatronus, leading up to an encounter with an Optimus Prime. We've mirrored a selection of the photos, click through to see them and get a link to the full set.
From the Twitter of tf-tf, we have a few new shots of the Platinum Series set featuring reissues of G1 Blaster and Perceptor. Intel Ops collects the two figures and three of Blaster's cassettes. It also adds a set of "slides" for Perceptor which we can now see have small images applied to view through microscope-mode Perceptor. The text of the tweet also suggests the mysterious extra accessory is a holder for the slides when not in use. Click through to have a look at all that, and a shot of the bio from the back of the box!
Another Japanese toy-collector's blog has posted a massive gallery of Transformers Adventure Nemesis Prime! While not the most attractive Black recolor of a Prime that ever existed, this version of Warrior Class Optimus Prime still looks pretty nice. Keep reading for selected images and a link!
Alfes2010 of the Higekuma Toy Blog has also posted images of TAV14 Ultra Magnus! A darker, more Magnusy recolor of Beast Hunters Voyager Ultra Magnus, Transformers Adventure Magnus also benefits from some paint for the head of the Forge of Solus Prime. Keep reading to see!
Alfes2010 of the Higekuma Toy Blog has posted an extensive gallery of QTransformers G1 Optimus Prime & Lamborghini Veneno Megatron. Both look pretty nice for what they are, actually! Keep reading to see selected images!
Northwest Fan Ventures has announced their second annual Cybertronian Festival! Taking place August 22nd this year in Kent, Washington, the single-day event is related to CybCon, the long-running but defunct convention that ran for thirteen years. Keep reading for the full press release and a link to the site!
From the Youtube channel harrisloureiro who we've featured in the past comes another outstanding work of stop-motion toy animation. Transformers Generation features lots of Masterpieces and comparable third party figures in a 15 minute battle sequence that's unbelievably fluid and natural. Reportedly taking six months to complete production, this is worth every moment of your time to check out. Click through to see the embedded video - you'll be glad you did!
Though it currently lacks a codename for itself, ToyWorld has unveiled a prototype of the Swoop component of their team of Masterpiece-scale Dinobots. The design takes very much after classic Swoop in having an extremely square beast mode, though it leads to a nice looking robot. Seen here also is the entire ToyWorld dinosaur team combined together, albeit made about half of prototype figures at this stage. Click through and have a look!
PaxCybertron has posted a review to Youtube featuring Leader Class Generations Thundercracker from the third wave of Combiner Wars. The video details the sculpt changes and differences with last year's Leader Jetfire in both modes, as well as comparing it to the Masterpiece edition of Thundercracker. The video is embedded below, so click through and check it out.