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.
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.
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.
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!
Sacramento's anime convention, SacAnime, is welcoming Peter Cullen next weekend! The con runs from January 2nd to 4th, 2015 at the Sacramento Convention Center. The voice of G1, movie, video game, Prime, Rescue Bots, and Robots In DIsguise 2015 Optimus Primes, Mr. Cullen will be on hand as both a panelist and signer of autographs. Keep reading for the official announcement and a link to the SacAnime site!
As we reported on before,
Transformers G1 and Regeneration One penciler Andrew Wildman has organized a massive group of G1 and RG1 talents to sign copies of the final issue of that run in order to benefit G1 plotter and Rocket Raccoon creator Bill Mantlo. Mantlo has required constant care since a devastating car accident in the 90s, and freelancers like comics pros have no health care. The second round of comics is up on eBay now - keep reading to get a link, help a comics pro and fellow human being, and get a very limited comic for yourself!
Andrew Wildman has organized a very special series of charity auctions to benefit creator Bill Mantlo. Mantlo - who plotted the first two issues of Marvel's Transformers comic and co-created Guardians of the Galaxy
's Rocket Raccoon - has required constant care since a hit-and-run accident in 1992. To help with this, Wildman has collected the signatures of a dozen different Transformers creators on 30 thrilling copies of ReGeneration One #100. The first of these is up on eBay now- keep reading for more details!
Weibo user ZEUX1S has posted an image of MP-20 Wheeljack demonstrating the removeable helmet and the face
underneath. Like the deeply disturbing facial details on MP-1 Optimus Prime, this is a neat little easter egg that apparently has no real purpose except being a nifty surprise and an impressive attention to detail. Keep reading to see the images!
Marc T. Nobleman reports that G1 Voice Actor Buster Jones has passed away on September 15th at the age of 71. The cause is currently unknown. Jones was the voice of Blaster, as well as appearing as the 2006 chief of the New York PD in season 3. Among his other notable roles is that of Black Vulcan on the Super Friends
cartoon. An excerpt from Nobleman's obituary of Jones follows after the cut.
Tformers is live on the ground at SDCC 2014 covering all the news as it happens. Get ready for the Hasbro Transformers Panel report that we will be publishing live The panel is complete! Read on for our report and slides from the event.
Thanks to our pal Shartimus we have a final panel report from BotCon 2014. Get the scoop on all the news and topics covered in the Transformers G1 Retro Panel with Jack Angel, Hal Rayle, Samantha Newark, Michael McConnohie. Read on to watch the panel video now.
The time has come for the public at large to select two Fans’ Choice robot inductees to make up the class of 2014 for the TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame! Drawn from an open nomination process as voted upon by the readers of TRANSFORMERS fan sites, the five beloved TRANSFORMERS characters who garnered the most votes are now online at facebook
for an open vote. The two characters who receive the most votes by 12:00 pm on June 18th will become the 2014 class for the TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame!
In 2010, Hasbro founded its TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame, honoring humans and robots that have left an everlasting mark on the world of toys, entertainment and CYBERTRON during the past 30 years of “ROBOTS IN DISGUISE” action. Now, to celebrate its milestone 30th anniversary, Hasbro is once again turning to fans to help select two Fans’ Choice robots that will be inducted into the Transformers Hall of Fame Class of 2014!
The Transformers documentary, "Transform Me" continues to roll out. Working to raise funds for the final production of the film. They have just announced there will be a Q&A with voice actors Tom Kenny and Gregg Berger in support of the "Transform Me" crowd-souring campaign that has just launched. They are looking for help to from the fans to complete this project dedicated to 30 years of Transformers fandom. You can help now at indiegogo.com
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