The official SDCC 2015 site has published details on two more Transformers panels that will be holding at SDCC this year. Following all the fun on Thursday, Friday just got a lot more interesting with a Women of Transformers panel that will discuss the debut of the all-female Transformers Combiner Victorion, what's been going on in the comics and much more with artists, writers, and special guests!
The official SDCC 2015 site has published details on the Transformers panels they will be holding at SDCC this year. Get ready for Transformers panels that will be held on Thursday July 9th including Generations at 11am and Robots in Disguise 2015 at 3pm. We are guessing the RID panel will have some voice actors as well. Read on for the details on the Transformers and other panels announced. Read on for the full details.
The official Transformers Facebook page has posted a message inducting Megatron voice actor Frank Welker into the Hall of Fame! But that's not the only inductee - attendees of the HoF dinner have also reported on the other three nominations, chosen by Fan Vote! To see the individual robot, combiner, and musical act inducted, keep reading!
Promising a larger space, TFCon has announced that they will be returning to their 2014 Chicago location at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare for TFCon 2016! The con will take place between October 21st and 23rd. Keep reading to see the announcement image!
If you're unable to visit St. Charles, IL and see Frank Welker and Peter Cullen at BotCon, you have a second chance! Rhode Island Comic Con has announced that Welker and Cullen will be making an appearance at their convention, which takes place November 6th-8th. Pricing for the special-ticket event is extremely comparable to BotCon, with $150 to get an autograph and photo op from one of them or $225 for the pair. Keep reading for the announcement and a link to buy tickets.
We are excited to announce that at the BotCon 2015 Saturday Night Awards Dinner and Auction, the Transformers 2015 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will also be included in the nights festivities. Fans at BotCon will be first to see which character, combiner and musical act will be added to the Transformers Hall of Fame. And as a VERY special treat, Hasbro will also be inducting a human to the Hall of Fame for 2015.
BotCon has released the schedule of events for the show, running from Wednesday June 17th to Sunday, June 21st. If you want to know where to be when in St. Charles in a few weeks, this is what you'll need. Keep reading to see!
After another abortive try this morning, Fun Publications' Brian Savage has issued an apology and has promised that another try will be happening soon, with only attending packages being offered until the server load has been alleviated. Non-attending packages will occur in a future update, and if this final attempt fails they will go to a "semi-manual" system, presumably the one from JoeCon. Keep reading for more details.
May Mayhem begins! Hasbro's goal with is to provide collectors of the Transformers Generations line with a robust multi-platform experience, With the combination of amazing new toys and comics from IDW. Fans will be able to get the Exclusive Quickslinger and Break-Neck from online retailers as well as discounts on other Combiner Wars toys, all leading up to the week of May 25th when Transformers Hall of Fame events kick-off. Read on for the official details.
Fun Publications' Brian Savage has sent out an email explaining that BotCon is working on getting registrations live, but "That will not happen this week." Also, the BotCon block at St. Charles' Pheasant Run Resort is full, and no further rooms are available, nor are they able to find a second hotel in close proximity. But parking, at least, will be free. Keep reading for more details.
Dealer Registration is now open for TFCon 2015! The second annual US convention from the popular TFCon and heir to the superb Charticon, the convention will take place October 16th-18th in Charlotte, North Carolina. Keep reading for more details and a link.
It looks like QTransformers must've done pretty well, because thanks to Autobase Aichi we know the Decks Tokyo Beach store is holding a QTF event where you can have a card stamped with the faces of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Lockdown, and G1 Prime/Convoy to receive a special gift. Also on display are QTransformers phone straps, buttons featuring lines from the animation, and even a "life-size" model of QTransformers Bumblebee! Keep reading to see the event!
BotCon originators the Hartman brothers stopped by the 2005 Forums to announce that they would be completing the liquidation of their Transformers collection at this year's BotCon! Having sold off the first half of their collection at BotCon 2006, the remaining half will cover 1998-2006 and may contain upwards of 1000 pieces. Keep reading for the announcement!
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!
Auto Assembly has announced a new guest for its last convention: Andrew Wildman! One of the most recognizeable of the US and UK G1 comic artists, as well as the artist for much of ReGeneration One,
Wildman will be at the UK con all weekend and will attend panels, sell original art and even take commissions for sketches. Keep reading for the official announcement!
TFCon's website has just announced that John Moschitta Jr, the voice of G1 and Animated Blurr, will be appearing at TFCon Toronto this year! Mr. Moschitta will be there for the duration of the convention - July 17th-19th - and will be applying his unique skills as host of the charity auction! Keep reading to see the official announcement.
Beginning April 29 through to May 17, 2015, Transformers fans in Japan can get their Q Transformers fix at Decks Tokyo Beach shopping center in Japan. There TAKARA will be hosting a special Q Transformers
promotional campaign featuring special live events with the Bumblebee voice actor Ryuhei Kimura, director of Q Transformers: Ktar Ishidate, as well as special prizes, Transformers Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Lockdown drinks and more!
Transformers artists are joining the fight against cancer with a new Ebay project called the "Lentern Experiment 2015" The project seeks to raise money for charity by auctioning artworks by various artists. The project inclused Transformers artists include Alex Milne, Andy Turnbull, Lee Bradley, and Livio Ramondelli among others. Check out the auction details for more information on this worthy cause.