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.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Headmaster Scorponok, Mega Drive Megatron (are we getting Super FamiConvoy next?), Transformers Universe gets its own toys, new Legends figures, Q&A with Rob Springer, This Week in History and how big of NERD are you, anyway? All that and way more on this week’s Radio Free Cybertron.
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!
Thanks again to griffin over at OzFormers who's been given permission to post the rest of the news and images he got at the Austrailian Toyfair 2014 that was held a couple weeks ago. He gives us additional details on the Transformers mini-figures from Goldie as well as details on the rest of the display and images of the retailers merchandising catalog that was given out at the show. You can read the full details at otca.com.au.
Botcon.com has just been updated with the third of the boxset's five toys. Today we have Devcon, a retooled, recolored Generations Scourge representing the Autobot bounty hunter from the Generation One cartoon. Scourge has been a popular fan pitch for an eventual Devcon figure, and it looks like that wish has just come true! Check out Devcon's robot and vehicle modes, and a small direct look at the head model below.
Collectifest Is Only 7 Days Away!! Land of Misfit Toys presents it's first ever Toy, Comic and Video Game "Collectifest" on March 15, 2014 from 10am-7pm at the Hilton Garden Inn. Thousands of items will be for sale the entire day. Items such as Transformers, GI Joe, Masters Of The Universe, Comics, Games, T-shirts and novelty items, classic to current video game merchandise and a wide selection of Anime products.
Charticon 2015 has posted an update on thier site with news of their special guests that will be none other than Garry Chalk and David Kaye! The voices of Optimus Prime, Megatron and many others. They are also launching a new Charticon Club that will offer special access to fans who want to help build a truly fan-run Transformers Convention. Read the full details below with links to the club and more.
Botcon.com has updated today revealing the identities of the first three guests for this year's convention. Revealed thus far are three voice actors from the Generation One cartoon: Susan Blu, known of course for voicing Arcee, but also as a voice director for more projects than we can list; Susan Blu, voice of Snarl; and Michael McConnohie, voice of Tracks and Cosmos. Botcon 2014 is only a few months away, and the reveals are sure to come even faster from here!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron we have an interview with Eric and Dave from Charticon, reviews of the latest issues of Robots in Disguise ReGeneration One, Q&A with Rob Springer, the week’s news, This Week in History and more!
And if you missed Charticon 2013...well, we're doing our darnedest to bring that feeling back AND up the ante while we're at it for 2015. 2013 left us exhausted; mentally, physically and financially. We had to take 2014 to recuperate and plan for the next Charticon. We caught a lot of breaks with 2013 being the first show and in starting to plan the next show, quickly realized we’d need help to make Charticon 2015 happen. We realized we needed the Charticon Army’s help. YOUR help. Read the Full Update
Best known as the voice of the evil Villain of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Lord Zedd! Axelrod has also voiced tons of anime series and cartoons as well as appeared in movies! Some of the voice work he has done is Armadillomon and Wizardmon on “Digimon", Microchip, The Punisher’s sidekick, on “Spiderman”, Rico on “Robotech”, and has voiced countless Anime features including “Akira”, “The Big O”, “Cowboy Bebop”, “Brain Scratch”, “Gaiking”, “Danguard Ace”, “Captain Horlock”, “The Adventures of Nadja”, "Ghost In The Shell" and “Fist of the North Star
This week on Radio Free Cybertron we have This Week in History, the week's news (including: A Transformers slot machine ad is banned in the UK, Age of Extinction Dinobots spoilers and a new NOT-Omega Supreme), Q&A with Rob Springer and tons more! Also check out last week's extensive 2013 Year in Review by clicking here.
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TRANSFORMERS fans of all ages are in for a treat with the news that the iconic Optimus Prime Truck is visiting Ireland for the first time next week. The Eighties icon, and star of the recent Michael Bay blockbuster movies, will be at the Dublin Toy Fair at the RDS, from Wednesday, November 27, to December 1. Toy manufacturer Hasbro has recreated Optimus Prime by transforming a genuine Peterbilt big rig truck into a full-sized, chromed replica of the Autobots leader.
Savcon, now revamped for 2014, is catered to everyone. With us still being relatively new in Savannah, Georgia we want to make sure that all fans in and around our surrounding area as well as all over the country benefit from what we have to offer. Preregister for Savcon 2014 now open! The custom class and the Dinner with our special guests Dan Gilvezan and Richard Epcar is EXTREMELY limited. If this is a feature you want to add to your experience please register as soon as possible. Once these are sold out we will not be reopening registration for them. Read on for the full details.