The third unit from the Collectors Club's second Transformers Figure Subscription has started shipping to members. John Deluna from Radio Free Cybertron has received his today and posted a slew of pictures to his personal Twitter account. In case readers are concerned about the identity remaining a surprise, we won't reveal it here, but keep reading if you want to find out who to expect coming soon to a mailbox (or secondary retailer) near you!
Twitter user @deefuzz has posed in-package images of Fansproject's LER-01 Columpio in Diaclone Sludge-inspired colors (and package!), as well as Kar Krash, a G2 recolor of their CA-09 Car Crash, AKA Not-Breakdown. Wouldn't be a Transformers con without a G2 Breakdown, and the Ks are definitely extra-90s. Click through to see the images!
TFCon has posted a photo and bio for Pestilence, their attendee-exclusive figure. It's a recolor of the Keith's Fantasy Club Ironpaw figure, AKA Not-Steeljaw, in a color scheme that will go equally well with a Toxitron (who is alluded to in the bio) -or a Transformers Mode "Eva" Convoy. Click through to see the image and read the bio!
Just in are the official details for the SDCC 2014 Hasbro Transformers product panel that promises to reveal "never-beefore-seen product" as well as a preview look at the Transformers Prime follow-up "Transformers: Robots In Disguise" that is slated to air sometime in 2015. Read on for the full details with times and location for the San-Diego Comic-Con 2014 Transformers products panel.
TFCon Toronto is next weekend, but they're still announcing new guests and attendees! This time it's Transformers artist and longtime Collector's Club collaborator Dan Khanna, who will be there all weekend selling prints and offering commissions. Keep reading for the official announcement!
TFCon Toronto, which will take place between July 11th and 13th in Toronto, Canada, has revealed their customizing class figure: "Crankedcase," a modern take on G1 Crankcase using Generations Trailcutter/Trailbreaker as a base! Keep reading for the announcement and a photo!
In the most depressing news of the day, Charticon 2015 has failed to meet its crowdfunding goals and is not going to happen. The Charticon name will be retired, and the convention exclusives will of course not be produced. Click the title for the full announcement from the Charticon Facebook and despair!
Mech iDeas have announced special limited editions of their Techno Toon Titans Buster & Trench, AKA Animated Pipes and Huffer. Taking the reference to its logical conclusion, the pair of plumber bots will be repainted as Nintendo's own Mario and Luigi! 300 will be made, with 150 each available at Auto Assembly UK and TFCon in Canada. Click through for the pictures!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: We have a review of Transformers 4 Age of Extinction, we interview Andrew Franks and Dave Proctor from Boss Fight Studios and learn about their work on the recent TF Club exclusive toys and they show off their awesome Kickstarter project Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. We discuss the latest on 3rd party combiner Quantron aka ‘NOT Computron #1’ and we have a run down of all the week’s news and post-Botcon analysis! All that and more! Also, don’t forget to check out our first annual JD Church memorial episode.
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 remaining unsold souvenir sets are now available in the Collector's Club store, including the Knights set with Alpha Trizer, Flareup and Apelinq; the Pirates set with Shokaract and Brimstone; and the Clones set with the regular and Jet Vehicon sets with Not-Pounce and Sorta-Wingspan. Also the Kreons! Click the title to get the link and see the prices (for Club Members)!
Shout! Factory has posted Day 3 of their BotCon 2014 stream to YouTube, featuring once again a selection of Transformers cartoons interspersed with highlights from today's panels, including the IDW comics panel. Keep reading to see the video!
A lot of information has come out of Botcon this year, and TFormers has been there to bring it all to you. But the amount of news may be a little overwhelming to catch up on if you haven't been following along from the start. To help make it a little easier, we're bringing you a highlights list. Keep reading to get up to speed on everything we've covered over the extended convention weekend!
And if you haven't seen enough photos to feel like you're really at BotCon yet, BaCon's got a nice, meaty gallery of the dealer room for you too! See anything you're looking for? Maybe something rare? Or maybe somebody you know? Click the title to see the full gallery of 50+ photos!
BaCon's added another nice, big gallery of the BotCon 2014 Knights 3-pack featuring Alpha Trizer, Flareup, and Apelinq! Trizer is a recolor Transformers Prime Thundertron meant to be an aged version of Cheetor; Flareup is a recolor of Prime RID Arcee (soon to be partially recycled as Generations Chromia), and Apelinq is our second recolor for this con of the Beast Wars 10th/Cybertron Deluxe Optimus Primal mold. Click through to see the 82 images of the figures and their bios!