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.
In the coming weeks, pop culture enthusiasts from around the world will be able to register for BotCon 2015 and purchase the Frank Welker VIP experience package. This package will contain ONE autograph from Frank Welker, ONE professional picture with Frank Welker, an EXCLUSIVE MEGATRON art print, an EXCLUSIVE MEGATRON souvenir pin and VIP seating at his moderated panel on Saturday.
Everyone's favorite Transformers rocker, Stan Bush. Just let us know he needs the fans help to him get on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon so be can perform "The Touch." We need fans all over the world to retweet this Twitter post. Read on for the details now.
HASBROS TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE Brings Life to the Age-old Battle between Good and Evil at The Worlds Biggest Childrens Museum.
TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE takes center stage for Spring Break at the worlds largest childrens museum. Visitors will discover the artistic design and engineering that goes into crafting these beloved action figures as they twist and turn the magical toys into entirely different beings.
If you're in the LA area on Saturday, March 7th, you may want to see about getting tickets to The Transformers: The Movie
! The Egyptian Theatre will be showing the 1986 film in a double-feature with GI Joe: The Movie from the following year. Also in attendance will be crew members from both films, including TF:TM's story consultant Flint Dille. But perhaps most interestingly, while the GI Joe movie will be shown from a Blu-Ray source, Transformers
will use a 35mm print of the film! Keep reading for more info!
TFExpo returns for a fifth year! The 2015 show will be held August 14th and 15th at the Holiday Inn here in Wichita Kansas. This year's show celebrates the Transformers robots AND all action figures and 80's toylines. Best of all, they wikk commemorate the fifth show some great guests including fan favorite G1 Bumblebee voice actor Dan Gilvezan and writer Buzz Dixon! Read on for the full event details.
Get the scoop on all the Transformers news from Toy Fair 2015 right here! We are getting ready to cover the Hasbro panel and will begin posting Transformers news and updates as it happens. The Transformers portion of the panel is now completed. Read on for the full news and updates on RID 2015, Combiner Wars and More!
The official word has come down on the Transformers facebook page that the Autobots have taken the helm with a 63% vote of support from the fans over just 37% for the Decepticons. Sorry, better luck next time, Megatron. Read on to see the official word from the Transformers team on the results.
BotCon 2015 has announced the theme of its convention-exclusive figures: Cybertron's Most Wanted! The teaser image promises "The Thief. The Muscle. The Loose Cannon. The Bounty Hunter. The Boss." And if we don't get a Transformer that becomes the A-Team van, I'll be extremely disappointed. BotCon 2015 happens June 18th-21st in Chicago/St. Charles, Illinois, and we'll keep you posted on all developments with the con figures. Until then, keep reading to see the teaser for yourself!