The Botcon website has updated today revealing the second of the 2016 box set exclusives. Joining Ravage in April will be Tarantulas, based on the Rook mold and sporting the character's Transmetal colors, versus the original coloring seen on this year's subscription service Tarantulas. Along with this, they've announced Alec Willows as a guest. Willows of course was the voice behind Tarantulas, and has not been to a Botcon since all the way back in 2000. Click through to see the full toy reveal image.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Titans Return is unveiled! At the Hasbro Event at NYCC we get firsthand looks at Galvatron, Skullcruncher, Hardhead and Blaster! Plus we talk about Transformers Devastation and how you can win a copy in celebration of our 16th Anniversary next week! All that and WAY MORE on this week's Radio Free Cybertron!
The final Auto Assembly takes place next weekend in Birmingham, England, and there's been some interesting developments! First is that, for the first time ever, the convention has official exclusives! AA and Roll Out Roll Call have partnered with the Collectors Club to offer a selection of this year's BotCon pieces at their shows. There is also going to be a very limited print by G1 and ReGeneration One artist Andrew Wildman available at the show! Read on for more details!
TFCon Charlotte has announced a new guest: Gregg Berger, voice of Grimlock in both G1 and the upcoming Transformers Devastation! Berger will be onhand all weekend for Q&A panels and autograph sessions. Read on for more details!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: We talk about the new Masterpiece Thundercracker figure coming from Takara Tomy, the Diaclone Reboot Masterpiece Toys, MakeToys Cyclonus upgrade kit, Dr Wu's NOT Mixmaster upgrade kit--er--figure, plus we sit down and chat with Colin Douglas, organizer of TFCon Charlotte about the upcoming convention.
Shockingly enough, all three of the Transformers exclusives on Hasbro Toy Shop which debuted at San Diego Comic Con this summer are still available to purchase as of this writing. While this batch isn't the first to see one piece stick around for a little while after activation, it's probably the first time the whole assortment has stayed accessible and obtainable even for those not riding their mobile devices at work hoping to beat store crashes. So what made this year different? Keep reading!
We wanted to give everyone the heads up. Hasbro revealed during the course of SDCC that their exclusives were planned to make their way on to HasbroToyShop on July 28th, which is tomorrow! If you're hoping to get yourself any of this year's offerings, be ready to join your fellow fans in monitoring the site starting tomorrow morning for stock to be activated. We were able to bring you reviews of all of these exclusives, so if you want to familiarize yourself again before the big day, click through for a list of our coverage!
Calling all Transformers fans:
TFNation is a new Transformers convention initiating in summer 2016 run by fans, for fans.
We look forward to welcoming you to our base of operations; the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel in Birmingham, England.
San Diego Comic Con has come and gone for another year. While this summer seems to not have been as rich with new reveals as previous years, there was still plenty of news coming our way thanks to our coverage team at the show. With updates streaming through since late Wednesday evening, there's been a lot to keep up with. In case you've missed anything along the way, we made a quick-reference list with highlights from our coverage. Keep reading to have a look, and maybe find something you haven't seen yet!
Hasbro's John Warden has just tweeted a photo taken at SDCC of the Transformers design team hanging out with one of their Takara counterparts, Shogo Hasui! Hasui was in town to be part of Hasbro's big Transformers push for SDCC, and it looks like he and his fellow toy designers had a good time. Click through to see who makes your toys!
Autobase Aichi just Tweeted two more photos from the Hasbro breakfast showing off the official art for Victorion, as well as a look at the packaging for the G2 Superion set! It's currently unknown who this set will be exclusive to, but the packaging reveals that it is a six figure set, meaning that Powerglide is also included and will be getting the G2 treatment for the very first time. Keep reading to see!
John Warden has also Tweeted a photo of the line for the Hasbro breakfast! Every year, Hasbro holds a media breakfast in San Diego near SDCC to give a preview of their newest products to the fan press. Unsurprisingly, the line's looking pretty long! Keep reading to see more, and keep checking back with us for all the details on Hasbro's SDCC showing this year!
Hasbro Transformers design team member John Warden tweeted a picture from SDCC this morning, and his sparring partner looks awfully familar! We don't know who's inside that Devastator costume (if it's you or you know, let us know!), but it's pretty well done! Keep reading to get a closer look.
Thanks to TFW2005 we know that Marcelo Matere, the artist behind such images as the package art for SDCC Exclusive Devastator, will be at Artist Alley Table EE-03 at the con and still has a few commission slots available! If you're interested, keep reading for the details and pricing!