Xtransbots Paean and Aegis stands 8"/20CM tall in robot mode and is MP scaled! Transforms from robot to tow truck and back! Features rubber tires, die-cast joints and feet, towing gimmick, clear lights, polished car shell and more!
In what may be turning in to a not-unwelcome trend for FansHobby, we have a new list of design tweaks and remolds for one of their upcoming releases. Gunfighter 2, the Optimus Prime-equivalent recolor of their Arch Enemy Scoure/Black Convoy is apparently having a trip back to the design stage to get some new unique parts added. Though none seem to affect the basic functioning of the figure, they add in various ways to the small details of the robot and vehicle modes. A series of before and after images was released, which you can find in our gallery below!
Here's an interesting tid bit just in from CinemaCon that is going on now in Las Vegas, Nevada. The folks over at The Hollywood Reporter have shared some comments from the panel discussion with Anthony Hopkins. He shares some insights on working with Transformers Director Michael Bay. Hopkins goes on to remark about Bay and a significant location that he plans to, what else, BLOW UP! This is somewhat spoilerish, so we have refrained from naming the location. Read on if you dare.
Weibo user NOTRAB has shared out a few photos of a sample of the Soldier Studio Unicron "lamp". In reality a really big light up statue of Unicron more than anything one might realistically call a lamp, a fact reinforced by its pricepoint of many hundreds of dollars. However, as we can clearly see in these new photos, for the degree of detail combined with the overall size of the piece, the price is probably earned, at least for those who enjoy collecting Transformers statuary. We've mirrored the photos, keep reading to take a look!
Isabela Moner will receive the CinemaCon Rising Star of the Year Award, it was announced today by CinemaCon Managing Director, Mitch Neuhauser. CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) will be held March 27-30, 2017 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Moner will be presented with this special honor at the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony taking place on the evening of Thursday, March 30, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, hosted by the Coca-Cola Company, the official presenting sponsor of CinemaCon.
As you read this, CinemaCon is in full swing in Las Vegas, Nevada through March 30th. This is the event where movie producers and studios give us their first looks at what they are working on for the year to come. Many Transformers fans are wondering what's happening with the Last Knight. We are glad to be able to offer you some insights on what's being shown at CinemaCon as we speak. Read on for our round up of what attendees have in store for them.
Today RAC takes a look at the first of the three primary forms that toy articulation can take: the hinge. Probably the most-used joint on Transformers figures due to their utility in transformation mechanisms, hinges still do a lot of heavy lifting for the humanoid form as well - especially if you do it properly and lift from the knees. Keep reading for more!
Cybertrome is a fan run Transformers Convention that is coming to Rome on May 6-7, 2017. The chance for Italy fans to attend a trade show / convention / expo dedicated exclusively to transformers is finally here! Read on to see more on the show.
Hey, Luna 2 has returned to Functionist Cybertron! What great timing that can't possibly portend disaster! Dissolution, Part 4: Bad Moon Rising
is written by James Roberts with art by Jack Lawrence and colors by Joana Lafuente. Click here to go to the review
The Titan-ship Carcer is not what it appears to be. With Windblade interfaced directly with its brain, its true nature is revealed. But neither she nor the infiltration team accompanying her could know just how bad that truth is, or why the other Titans went to such lengths to bury it forever. "Rubicon" written by Mairghread Scott, drawn by Sara Pitre-Durocher, colors by Joana Lafuente. Read the full review!
The first annual Pete's Robot Convention! In addition to the rare and unreleased items that will be on display at the show, attendees will also get to see what would have been (had all things gone to plan) the BotCon 2017 convention boxed set, souvenirs, and other attendee items. Best part? Someone at the show will WIN our Grand Prize raffle item: a complete set of physical mock-ups of the never produced 5-piece BotCon 2017 boxed set complete with mock up packaging.
IDW and WonderCon head to Anaheim, CA this weekend for the fan-favorite 3-day convention! Held at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 31st to April 2nd IDW will be set up all weekend long at booth #1109. In addition to big signings and essential panels throughout the weekend, IDW will also be hosting Traveling Stories at their booth, a San Diego-based non-profit committed to spreading literacy through community engagement.
This week, RAC's taking a look at the many facets and applications of toy articulation. What is it used for? How does it work? What can go wrong? But first, a little bit of action figure history as an introduction. The jointing in action figures goes back hundreds of years but has always had the same goal: to simulate figures in motion. Keep reading for more!
This weekend in China, a toy show took place that saw quite a number of our usual suspect unofficial robot makers displaying their products. Notables include a look at Toyworld's Coolsville, another of the MP-alike Not-Jazzes, Galaxy Meteor from Maketoys, which is an MP-ish take on Cybertron Starscream. Iron Factory had their seekers out, including prototypes for Conehead versions. And we get a look at one of the many, many ...many... unofficial Springers in the Masterpiece style, from OpenPlay. You can find photos of these and more in the gallery below, as well as photographer credits. Keep reading!
From Minhduc Pham on Youtube we have the first correctly-oriented video look at MP-36 Masterpiece Megatron. The video has no dialogue, instead highlighting points with subtitle text, but it's clear enough as an overview of the new Megatron. Included after a look at accessories and articulation is a transformation sequence. Which takes about 12 minutes. The video is overall nearly half an hour long, and offers a good first look at the figure, due to ship in Japan within a few days. Click through to watch the embedded video below!
We've got a couple pieces of news about the return of the Robots in Disguise cartoon, which will adopt the Combiner Force branding to reflect this year's toy lineup. First we have a Hasbro Studios sales guide document that describes the Robots in Disguise series, including a total number of episodes to offer, which with a little digging gives us a likely number of episodes for the upcoming season. And along that line we also have a possible start date for the cartoon - at least in Canada. Keep reading to find out more!