Following the concept art reveal, we have new mockup images of the 2015 Transformers Collectors' Club Membership incentive figure. This figure will be offered for FREE to members who are registered for the TranFormers Collectors Club. Get a look at the robot and alternate vehicle modes for the Lio Convoy figure that is a remake of the Generations Alpha Trion mold.
Takara Tomy have updated the official Transformers Japan site with the latest installment of their designers spotlight series featuring interviews with the hands behind Takara Tomy's figures. In volume 3 we get the insights from Onishi HiroshiWataru who worked on the Transformers Lost Age / Age of Extinction Advanced Movie AD23 Dift figure. Read on to get the google translated interview along with lots of images that illustrate the important features behind this figure.
Auto Assembly 2014 is the premiere UK Transformers convention, and it's happening next weekend! Full Metal Hero reports that IDW artist Nick Roche will be on hand, selling prints of sketches of the More Than Meets The Eye
Season 2 crew, as well as the Lost Light crew Holoavatars seen in Season 1's field trip to Hedonia. Also, colorist Josh Burcham has contributed design for a "Dinoband" tshirt to be sold at the con. Apparently musical Transformers is a theme this year! Keep reading for mirrored images of all three.
Here comes Lio Convoy as the 2015 FREE Transformers Collectors' Club Membership Incentive Figure! This one appears to be a remake of the Generations Orion Pax mold that will have a new paint job ala the Beast Wars Japan character. No word if its a new head or not. Read on to see the character art showing off the concept for the figure.
Remember when video game consoles used to actually come with a game?
TakaraTomy remembers. Mega Drive Megatron is going to include a replica of the Japanese version of the Sonic the Hedgehog cartridge from 1991. The Japanese version of Sonic is slightly more refined than the US Sega Genesis release, with more parallax scrolling and a rippling effect underwater. None of which matters, since this is a non-playable dummy cart to make your Megatron look cool. Keep reading to see the blast processing for yourself!
Thanks to TAG Hobby we have a new New Convoy pens Image from Wonderfestival In Japan. Get a look at the mold that is being offered in G1, Nemesis and Ultra Magnus editions. These figures feature a surprsingly detailed robot mode for being the size of a pen, albeit a large one. Read on to see the figures for the full details on these toys.
Planet Iacon has posted new scans showing off Masterpiece Star Saber along with his smaller component robot, Saber. His Brainmaster component, the Brain of Courage, is not shown, or at least not clearly visible at this resolution, but he does have an opening clear-plastic cockpit and there might
be something in it...? Keep reading to see the scans and judge for yourself.
Well, 18 months after posting their first teaser, we have out first look at TW-D01 (not Snarl, who looks finished) and TW-D02 (not Sludge, seen as a prototype) - In COMBINED MODE!
Amazingly these combiners seem to be taking their positions on the combiner as legs just like the TFC Toys Star Rescue Team dinosaur combiner, but they are clearly a more G1 accurate homage.
Their web site still says that the entire team is scheduled for 2014 release.
The Loyal Subjects have posted an image showing off Constructicon Scrapper from the upcoming third wave of their Transformers Action Vinyls. These little guys are about 3" tall and feature multiple points of articulation. Keep reading to see the photo!
Planet Iacon has posted a collection of images of upcoming TakaraTomy releases, most of them in-package. Among the crowd are Transformers Expo exclusive Nemesis Prime, from the Lost Age/Age of Extinction Evasion Mode Optimus Prime mold. Also the TRU exclusive "Rusty" version of that mold, the Legends Commander Collection/Robot Masters reissues, and more! Keep reading to check it out!
Just in are images from the Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Tokyo Premiere. Get a look at the event with actors Jack Reynor and Nicola Peltz as well as Japan celebrities Shoko Nakagawa and Sou Takei who attended the Japan premiere at the Toho Cinemas Nihonbashi on July 28, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Read on to see all the images.
X-Transbots have posted their final production images for the Hoss figure that is a homage to the GoBot Road Ranger character. Get a look at thee figure out of the box with looks at the packaging, robot and vehicle modes for the full preview now.
Thanks to Hong Kong group HKGTF, we have more images of Hot Toys' Starscream-Wearing Optimus Prime and Kids Logic's Mecha Nation Transformers! Worth mentioning are the SD Age of Extinction Optimus Prime and the power cables running to MN Starscream to keep his lights running. Keep reading for mirrored images and a link to HKGTF's Facebook page!
Amazon has posted extensive images of Gigantic Action MegaZarak and Black Zarak on their preorder pages for each item. No preorder info is available yet, but previously we'd heard 48,600 Yen and October for Scorponok, and Black Zarak is rumored to be set for November. Keep reading for a gallery of mirrored images, including height comparisons with G1 Fortress Maximus!
Livio Ramondelli recently, uh... Tweeted
his cover art for an issue of the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers comic book from IDW. It's a fun image in a lighter version of his painterly style, a fun change for Livio and for us! Keep reading to see the image!
More WonFes pictures coming in! Fewture Models- producers of high-end figures and statues, most notably of Mazinger-Z -are showing up new articulated nontransforming figures of G1 female Transformers Arcee and Elita-1. Keep reading for the image!
Comic-Con International may be winding down, but Japan's Wonder Festival is just getting going, and of course that means Transformers! Sentinel's Gigantic Action Scorponok is shown along with a Black Zarak version, complete with G1 Fortress Maximus for scale. They scale up pretty well! And then we've got a photo of a super-deformed Optimus Prime from Kotobukiya that comes with an ion blaster, energy axe, some alternate hands and a cutified version of Prime's truck mode. Click through to see the photos!
Hasbro is giving away free posters showing the Age of Extinction toys in a Hong Kong street scene, and BaCon's got one! Looks like there's even a 10% HasbroToyShop coupon on there, so click through to see the poster and then ask a friend at SDCC to grab you one!