The official Transformers Facebook page has released an image of upcoming Power Battler toy Junk Heap, a Decepticon garbage truck created in partnership with Waste Management. This resembles a briefly seen character from Dark of The Moon. Does this mean we may see more of this individual in Transformers 4? We'll have to wait and see, but for now check out the image below!
Thanks to TAG Hobby and Cybergundam who has provided the first images from the newest issue of Figure King showing the much anticipated first look at Masterpiece Ultra Magnus. The captions visible on some of the images make reference to MP-10 Convoy, however it's not clear at this time whether it's noting development around MP-10, or is using it as a point of comparison. Ultra Magnus is depicted in vehicle and armored robot modes, and shown carrying the MP Autobot cars. Clearer scans are sure to follow, but check out these first glimpses below!
The official Hasbro Transformers page has been updated to the new Age of Extinction / Authentic look that was first rolled out at Toy Fair. The site has been revamped with guides for all the new toys as well videos, details on the many characters that are coming with the new movie and games you can play online including "Construct-Bot Toys," "Energon Rally" and "Feed Grimlock" that is a Kre-O game. Head on over to the new site now online at hasbro.com
to see all the udpates.
The official Botcon website has updated with the last figure from this year's exclusive boxset. Ginrai, leader of the Knights of Cybertron is a recedo of Classics Voyager Optimus Prime in orange and red based on the e-Hobby exclusive Fire Guts version of reissue Ginrai released in 2002. A striking deco on a tried and true mold! Check out the images below.
Today at Wondercon in Anaheim, California was the IDW Publishing panel. Editorial and creative talent from IDW's popular titles were on hand, including John Barber, Mairghread Scott, Carlos Guzman, Tony Fleecs, and Flint Dille who went over what's to come in IDW comics this year before taking on questions from the audience. Read the full summary of the panel below!
DMY Studios has gone in an unexpected direction and put together an upgrade set for the Deluxe size Classics Optimus Prime, well known from the Ultimate Battle and subsequent relabeled two-packs with the green tank Megatron. Seen here in test shot form with non-final colors is a standard Optimus rifle, energon axe attachment, Matrix and more! Keep reading for the images and more details.
Chevrolet and a Camaro that converts into the iconic Bumblebee will once again turn heads when the Transformers movie franchise returns to screens around the globe in the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction from director Michael Bay, in theaters June 27. The latest film also features Chevrolets sold around the world including a Corvette Stingray that converts to Autobot Crosshairs, a Trax and a Sonic outfitted as a Rally Car. Read on for the full release.
In the first of what's likely to be many such recolors, the Generations Series Deluxe Slug from Transformers 4 will be made available in G1-based coloring when pre-purchasing tickets to the TF Expo event from Lawson stores in Japan. Listed at a price of 6000 Yen, and said to not be
available for separate purchase at TF Expo itself, this may be difficult for fans outside Japan to get hold of. Currently we only have low-res promo images, but it'll give you an idea of how the colors fit the mold.
The British Board of Film have posting a new film trailer classification for a "Transformers: Age of Extinction" movie trailer. This one is longer than the previous versions at 2 minutes and 25 seconds indicating this could be our first full trailer with extended footage. Read on to see the full details of the trailer that has been rated 12A, the UKs equivalent of PG-13.
The official BotCon Twitter account has revealed the creator behind this year's Transformers Timelines Story. Timelines is the fiction published in the Collector's Club magazines in prose and comic format and provides the source material for the exclusive toys for every BotCon. This year, they've got a big name with lots of solid Transformers experience - find out who below!
The first issue of the Windblade miniseries is scheduled to hit stores next week. But in the meantime, Comics Alliance has talked with the creative talent behind the title, writer Mairghread Scott and artist Sarah Stone, in what we imagine will be the last interview before eager fans get to finally read the book. Check out excerpts and a link to the full interview below!
We have a number of new images of the soon to be released Tankor figure, based heavily on the show CGI model of the character from Beast Wars. Ebay seller lena81822 has again obtained a number of loose samples and provided lots of close up shots, as well as a chance to own early for the right price. To see all the photos of the figure in both modes, keep reading!
The official Botcon Facebook page has posted a photo of the third mode of the Scorponok figure from the upcoming 2014 box set. In this image of the familiar jet mode of the Energon Scorponok mold, we also get out first look at the humanoid form of the Headmaster figure, a remolded Encore Spike, as revealed in our original coverage on this toy
. Check out the images mirrored below!
Shout Factory's web shop
has just listed a preorder for a Dinobot themed collection of G1 cartoon episodes, no doubt tying in to the heavy Dinobot focus of the movie properties this year. Roar of The Dinobots is priced at $9.99, and includes six unspecified episodes from the original cartoon series featuring the Dinobots. The single-disc collection is due to be released on July 8th.
Following a lot of curiosity and speculation, we finally have much of the questions around Keith's Fantasy Club's Citizen Stack given answers, in the form of a massive photo gallery. Showing the cab articulated and able to turn while being integral, the structure of the car carrier, and holding Autobot cars, plus lots of group shots to demonstrate scale. There's nearly 60 photos, which we've mirrored, so keep reading and take it all in!
Thanks to Hobby Ark Toy Store, we have a look at the Transformers Generations book mailaway premium item, arriving now. Infiltrator Starscream is a translucent plastic version of Fall of Cybertron Starscream representing the stealth ability in the game, and includes extra weapons from other Fall of Cybertron figures. The photos show the toy in both modes, and armed with the extra gear. Check them out mirrored below!
A PDF document has been discovered which contains a number of presentation style images. While much of it covers ordinary fare like how store displays will be designed, and character concept art relating to Transformers 4, a portion looks forward to the post-movie years. Besides indicating the next movie will not be until 2017(!), it reveals the interim is planned to include animated entertainment, denoted by two new faction logos. Keep reading for more information and the extracted images.
A new, and currently unnamed third party group is making their debut with design renders of an upcoming figure based on the Micromaster Countdown. Described as Scout-sized, this figure represents the original's moon buggy alternate mode, and while no launch base is mentioned, it will include a turret unit the figure can sit in, and will interact with Generations Metroplex! See all the images below.