San Diego Comic Con is underway, and our very own BaCon is on the scene! While we wait for a first evening's report from the Hasbro booth, he has sent us along this image of the giant Predaking display that will be greeting visitors all through the weekend. We'll be bringing you all the Transformers news from SDCC right here at TFormers, and the rest of the ENI sites will be keeping you covered on all the toy, comics and entertainment news from the show, so be sure to keep your browsers pointed at us!
Every year Hasbro offers an exciting lineup of panels to give fans an inside look at its brands at Comic-Con. In 2013 Hasbro, will present Transformers and more panels. One of pop-culture's most prolific brands kicks off its 30th Anniversary celebration at Comic-Con International! Join members of the Transformers brand and design team to celebrate the legacy of gRobots in Disguiseh and get a More Than Meets The Eyeh first look at the Thrilling 30 line of special edition action figures and more. Transformers team members will also host some Q+A for your burning Transformers questions! Room 25ABC
THURSDAY! Hasbro just announced that, for the first time ever in Transformers Prime, Bumblebee will speak in the final episode 13, "Deadlock," that will be airing July 26th! Fans at San Diego Comic-Con will get a sneak peek at Bumblebee's voice during the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters panel this Thursday at 11 am PT! Keep it dialed to Tformers.com who will be at SDCC covering all the Transformers news as it happens.
Jon Bailey dropped by the forums today to share the newly completed promotional video for the upcoming Charticon 2013 this August 9th through 11th in Charlotte, North Carolina. Charticon kicks off in just under a month from now, so check out the video for all the information on what you can expect at the show! Continue Reading
Just in from BotCon 2013 is the Hasbro Panel Report with news and updates on the new Transformers that will be coming to us in 2013 and 2014. Read on the for the full details now.
BotCon have annocuned more Artists' Alley Updates! Joining the growing list of artists attending BotCon 2013 are two artists whose work has been seen quite a bit lately, especially here at BotCon: Matt Frank, Thomas Deer, Robby Musso and Josh Burcham! In addition to work for companies such as Hasbro and IDW. Robby and Josh have had a hand in bringing both the Transformers Collectors' Club exclusives and BotCon exclusives to life thru the TCC Magazine and the 2013 BotCon story "Machine Wars: Termination", respectively. Click on the Artist Alley menu button and check back often as we will be announcing more great artists that will be attending BotCon 2013!
Hasbro today at the New York Toy Fair will be giving a overall presentation for their Star Wars, Marvel, G.I. Joe, and Transformers lines. Over the course of the next hour or so we will be bringing you live updates from this presentation followed by images from the Hasbro showroom with all the new products on display. Be sure to update your browser often over the course of this next hour as we will be updating this page often with information.
TCC update! It's that time of year. Time for the Fall TCC membership drive! Get ready for some amazing reveals, great contests and club store sales as we get ready to head into 2013! And speaking of next year, first up BotCon 2013. While we are locking down the details for next years convention, we are excited to reveal that for 2013, the BotCon set theme and story-line will be revealed in Issue 48 of the TCC Magazine!
Hasbro Toy Shop's booth has completely sold out of their San Diego Comic Con 2012 Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron Bruticus stock as of yesterday afternoon and H.I.S.S. Tank Shockwave as of today. These sets will not be sold today. Cliffjumper still appears to be available, and will most likely not sell out at the show, similar to the Transformers Prime Matrix of Leadership Optimus Prime
from last year. Continue reading...
Transformers Fall of Cybertron
will not have Arcee as a playable character, the developers revealed today during their San Diego Comic Con 2012 panel
. Game Director Matt "Tieg" Tieger confirmed this information during the question and answer session at the panel, saying that Arcee is not in the game because the character customization for multiplayer and for the sake of game balance. Continue reading...
Super7 teams up with Hasbro to bring the most popular Japanese giant robots of all time to the Super Shogun format! OPTIMUS PRIME and other Autobots and Decipticons will be realized as jumbo-scaled, 24” tall retro-bot complete with rocket punch! These will be among the largest TRANSFORMER collectibles ever produced! As part of this multi-year licensing agreement, Super7 will also produce TRANSFORMERS merchandise in a variety of categories, including Designer Japanese Vinyl Figures, retro-themed Glassware, Designer T-Shirts, and Limited Edition Art Prints! Stop by Super7’s booth (#4729) at the San Diego Comic Con for teasers of what is to come in 2013.
Hasbro has no plans right now to release their own version of Transformers Prime
Voyager Breakdown, the company tells Tformers.com in an interview after the Hasbro Transformers Brand Panel. The company knows that the mold is available, says Aaron Archer, the Vice President of Hasbro Design, but was "not made to the same standards." He did not elaborate on this, but he claims that the figure is in "no man's land" cost-wise. This may be that converting the Arms Micron ports may be too costly for the company. Continue reading...
The Linkin Park Soundwave exclusive that was revealed yesterday
at the Transformers Brand Panel at San Diego Comic Con 2012 will be sold through the band's affiliate store additional hobby channels, Hasbro tells us in an interview. When asked about the distribution channels for the figure that is limited to 2000 pieces, Jerry Jivoin tells Tformers that a "limited quantity" will be sold through Suru, a shop owned by band member Joe Hahn located in Los Angeles as well as "hobby channels"...Continue reading...
Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012 at 5:30 AM PT
Tformers reported live from the Hasbro brand panel at SDCC 2012 where the company offered up the latest product from Transformers Prime, KRE-O, Generations, and more! There were some disappointments, like Breakdown not being mentioned for potential release, but also some surprises, like Transformers Prime First Edition toys would make it to Toys R Us shelves in November and there will indeed be a Transformers Generations Voyager Grimlock! Hop into the full article
for a full recap and images!
Mimoco, Inc. maker of the MIMOBOT® and MIMOMICRO™ lines of designer USB flash drives and card readers has San Diego Comic-Con fever! They are debuting 18 new MIMOBOT characters and begin shipping their newest product line, MIMOMICRO™ at their dual Comic-Con booths (#4936 and #2913M in the Star Wars™ Pavilion). From DC Comics to Star Wars, Hasbro to Adventure Time, the MIMOBOT collection has just been refreshed. Read full press release
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