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Toysrus.ca has updated with a preorder page for the recent boxset three pack of reissue G1 Insecticons. The Platinum Edition set has been seen in the US at K-Mart stores, as well as being available in Hasbro marketed locations in Asia. Toys R Us Canada lists these for shipping in April at a price of $109.99 CAD, or about $88 US. This sadly seems to indicate K-Mart was not far off SRP with their pricing. This is listed as a Toys R Us exclusive in Canada, and there's no indication whether locations in the US will stock these or if they are exclusive to K-Mart.




Humble Bundle and award-winning publisher IDW Publishing, in conjunction with Hasbro, are reteaming to offer the perfect opportunity to build a digital TRANSFORMERS comic collection. Not only does the bundle feature multiple collected volumes of the hit TRANSFORMERS series, it also boasts some of the most recent issues to date, making it easy to catch up to speed on the latest stories.




Griffin of the Ozformers forums had the opportunity to go to Toy Fair Australia, and while nothing new was seemingly on display he had the opportunity to talk to Hasbro Australia about this year's offerings. In addition to confirming the Platinum Edition reissues of G1 Blaster and Perceptor, he was also told about the Trypticon reissue... and even reissues of the G1 Dinobots! It's unknown which or how many Dinobots will be reissued, but considering none of those molds have been rereleased since 1993, it's a welcome announcement. Keep reading for more details!




NEW TRANSFORMERS RID FIGURES! We have several new figures in the Robots in Disguise line. In the Series 03 Legion figures we have Underbite and Fixit priced at $23.99, and in the Hyper Change Series 02 we have Optimus Prime and Steeljaw priced at $44.99. You will also find some new Rescue Bots and RID Tiny Titans available.




One day, should I move on from Transformers collecting, writing, hobbying and all related activities, I will have memories. Memories of my favourite figures, the best conventions and stories, and the people I met during my tenure in the fandom. People and things will stand out because they were unique, unforgettable and awesome. Jon “Napalm” Strong will be one of those people. Unconstrained by focus, bandwagons or what people think of him, Jon is an inspirational person and collector. So modest and humble was his response to being interviewed, I almost wish you could see the true Napalm!




Kids Logic has posted images to their Facebook page featuring the next series of Kids Nation small-scale super deformed-style figures. Included in this assortment are Megatron, Smokescreen, Jazz, Wheeljack, and Ironhide- with a special gold-colored Megatron listed as "Extra." Release date is still vague - 2nd Quarter 2015 - but for now keep reading to see all the photos!




Transformers artist Alex Milne has been gracious enough to share some preview images from the pending More Than Meets The Eye #38 comic that is coming out next week. Get a look at first three pages of the line-art now for a look at whats to come. Check back for a color preview and full review of this comic book, right here next Tuesday. Read on to see the images and more details now.




Multiple news sources are confirming that Leonard Nimoy, best known as Star Trek's Mr. Spock but also a repeated presence in Transformers media, has died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the age of 83. An actor, director, photographer, and much more, Mr. Nimoy was in all things he chose to do an artist, first and foremost, who gave his work the attention and forethought it deserved. He will be missed, and the thoughts of the TFormers staff go out to Mr. Nimoy's family.




...namely: What? The Facebook group Cybertron Phillipines has posted an image of the Triple Changers set showing the G1 Blitzwing and Astrotrain molds with new decos. Blitzwing's purple now skews far more magenta, and Astrotrain has grown some large patches of bright red. You'd be tempted to write these off as early test shots in random plastic colors... except there they are on the boxart in the same color schemes. It'll definitely be interesting to see more pictures of these two, but for now keep reading to see what we've got!




MP-25 MASTERPIECE TRACKS - Next up in Takara’s amazing Masterpiece Series is the MP-25 Tracks! He transforms from Chevrolet Corvette to a great looking screen accurate robot. Both figure and vehicle are in scale with the rest of the Autobot cars and other Masterpiece figures. MP-25 Tracks is listed for $79.99.




Previews have updated their site with listings for the latest Transformers comics and other products that will be shipping Diamond Comics on March 4, 2015. Get the details on Transformers Animated Complete Allspark Almanak, Transformers #38 Days of Decepticon, MTME #38 Days of Decepticon, and more products. Read on for the full details below.




The latest episode of QTransformers is up on YouTube! Titled (more or less) "Mystery Of Certain Psychic Powers," this week's guest conversers are Bluestreak and Smokescreen! As always you're not going to get much out of it if you don't speak Japanese, but you can at least see the rest of the Datsuns make their appearance. Keep reading to see!




D-STYLE NEMESIS PRIME Nemesis Prime is the third release in the transformers D-Style model kit line. He comes with his blaster, battle axe, Matrix, and even a mini version in truck mode. Nemesis Prime is listed for $34.99.




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!




Our sponsor TFSource has just let us know that they've received a supply of the Sega Genesis edition of Mega Drive Megatron and a limited supply remains after filling standing preorders. This figure modifies the Mega Drive figure with Sega Genesis emblems more familiar to people in the United States and replaces the red on the robot deco with Decepticon purple, among other cosmetic changes. This run was limited to 1000 over all, so there won't be many available from US seller, so act fast!



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