Thanks to Hasbro for providing us with a set for review! An unexpected addition to this year's SDCC exclusives (considering the last boxset was titled "The Epic Conclusion!"), this set features a Cobra Rattler as Powerglide and an unusual 2005 HISS Tank mold as Soundwave. Click here to watch the video!
Simon Furman has gotten in touch with us to talk about To The Death
, a new collaboration between Furman and fellow Transformers comics veteran Geoff Senior. While not directly Transformers-related, the digital comic is set to feature "a digital comic book saga set in Earth’s future that echoes the hard-edged sci-fi of Dragon’s Claws and Death’s Head (both of which we co-created) and some of the heavy mech of Transformers"
according to Furman. Keep reading for more info, art, and some preview pages!
TRANSFORMERS TITANS RETURN - Join the battle with Transformers Generations Titans Return figures. Titan Master figures can become the heads for Deluxe Class, Voyager Class, or Leader Class Titans Return figures. Unite each Titan Master figure with other bots to create different combinations. Find the best team ups and join the battle. The series 02 set of four contains Highbrow, Chromedome, Mindwipe, and Wolfwire.
MASTERPIECE SOUNDWAVE WITH 5 CASSETTES - This Masterpiece Soundwave includes his shoulder cannon, handheld blaster, and Megatron’s pistol alternate mode. He is accompanied by Ravage, Laserbeak, Buzzsaw, Rumble and Frenzy, along with translucent cassette cases and optional piledrivers for Rumble and Frenzy. $159.99
Prime 1 Studio is proud to present Premium Masterline Optimus Prime Transformers Generations 1 unique interpretation of the iconic Atobobots Leader.
Design by renowned artist Josh Nizzi famous for his interpretation Transformers movies. Optimus Prime is crafted with impressive attention to detail and features LED light-up eyes,standing around 24 inches tall and is an ultimate Optimus Prime piece for all Transformers Fans.
G.O.D. 01 THUNDERSTORM
Garatron presents the G.O.D. 01 Thunderstorm which stands 9.5” tall in robot mode and features die-cast parts. This figure can transform into berserk mode where he increases in size to 11.8” and jet mode featuring LED light up functions! 164.99
TITANS RETURN! On Luna 1, nothing ever happens-and as far as FORTRESS MAXIMUS and RED ALERT are concerned, nothing ever will. After all, who else could possibly be interested in the Luna 1's birthing field and its graveyard full of dead Titans? - Read on to see the preview now.
Just up on the officail Prime 1 Studio page are new official images of the PMTF-02 Megatron Transformers: Generation 1 Statue.
The non-transforming statue is one of the best sculpts of the Decepticon Leader we have seen to date. The figure is super detailed with a stunning silver metallic color theme that celebrates most of the glory of Megatron, complete with his P38 arm cannon. We don't see his mace weapon, but there is a new sword weapon that my be the replacement.
Read on to see the images for the PMTF-02 Megatron Transformers Generation 1 Statue.
Shout! Factory has posted two new YouTube videos promoting their upcoming release of Transformers: The Movie 30th Anniversary Edition
! The Blu-Ray edition, due out September the 13th, is taken from a new 4K-grade restoration; the second video details the process of remastering which was done with high-quality film elements. Great care was taken to produce the highest-quality image, and special care was taken to make sure Hot Rod was properly magenta. Check out the videos after the jump!
August 8th marks the thirtieth anniversary of the release of The Transformers: The Movie
! And for that occasion RAC posts his memories of seeing the film and considers its all-reaching influence on subsequent Transformers stories. Keep reading!
MP-34 MASTERPIECE CHEETOR
Takara presents a new addition to their Masterpiece lineup: the MP-34 Cheetor from the series Transformers: Beast Wars! This articulated figure comes with a weapon and is beautifully colored as he is in the series. Fans and collectors alike will love this anticipated fun-colored bot that can transform into a cheetah in a few steps. $75.99
MP-33 MASTERPIECE INFERNO WITH MINI OPTIMUS PRIME
Inferno is finally joining Takara's Masterpiece series! MP-33 Masterpiece Inferno transforms into a fully licensed Mitsubishi Fuso T951 Ladder Fire Truck. Just like in the animation, his ladder completely disappears when in robot mode! His accessories include three different grill parts, two different heads with three alternate face parts, forearm-mounted communicators, an optional bonus mini 1.5” metal Optimus Prime, and a fire hose with two different wrist blasters. Combine all of this with the included water effect part, and you can recreate many scenes from the movie.
We've got a little more left to show from Summer Wonderfest yet! Autobase Aichi has delivered a gallery of some of the licensed Transformers works, mostly focused on Prime 1 Studios statues including Optimus Primal, G1 Optimus Prime and Megatron along with a Nemesis Prime redeco, and several more movie based ones, including Shockwave. We also get a good shot of Ultimetal Ultra Magnus, though only in its basically fully assembled state. Click through to see the mirrored photos.
We've still got Transformers coming in from San Diego Comic Con tonight. Our team at the show has just sent over a gallery of photos from the prime 1 Studio display, showing off their new G1-based Optimus Prime statue. Highly detailed and featuring interesting restyling, this statue shipping between July and September of 2017 is set to run $999, making it ideal for the most hardcore Optimus Prime collector. Keep reading to see our gallery below!
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