seems to still hold a significant place in people's hearts, because Chris McFeely
has posted to Twitter that "Trial and Error," the TFNation-exclusive fan-produced conclusion to the Animated
story, will be seeing a second printing due to overwhelming demand! Excellent news for those of us who couldn't go to England to get a copy. Keep reading for the announcement!
Transformers Animated debuted in the US in late 2007 with the TV show on Cartoon Network. While we're several months from the exact anniversary of Animated, in Japan a new art book has been released, featuring works by various artists celebrating the series that still holds a special place to many fans. Masabon has shared a selection of interior pages from the book on his personal Photobucket account so that all those of us outside of Japan can have a taste of what's inside. Photobucket is less than user-friendly, so we've mirrored the pages in our gallery - keep reading to take a look and for a list of artists! UPDATED:
Masabon wanted us to be certain that it was understood that this is an unofficial fan work, created by fans and without participation from Hasbro or TakaraTomy. Thanks to him for the clarification!
It's not unusual for figures to sit at pharmacies like Rite-Aid, where Deluxes were cresting $20 back when they were $12-13. But a find by Ben Yee, of BWTF fame, may well take the cake: he just found Transformers Animated Deluxe Lockdown! So if you're looking for overpriced 8 year-old Deluxes, check out your local drug store. Keep reading to see Ben's tweet and photo!
In a bit of a blast from the past, The Allspark has today released a copy they've obtained of an early iteration of the series bible for Transformers Animated
. The document is dated to late March of 2006, almost two years before the series debuted on Cartoon Network. Cntaining a lot of development notes, plus some episode outlines and various stages of character concept art, it's a very interesting read. It's available to download as a PDF, and you can find the link to that below!
As Combaticon Awareness Week winds down, we find ourselves looking at the Combaticons as solo acts. For today we'll look at Swindle's healthy and illustrious solo career - along with a minor cameo from Brawl. We'll have more details on this fantastic deal after the break!
The two indispensable and out of print resources for Transformers: Animated
have been combined with new supplemental material to make a definitive reference. Transformers Animated: The Complete Allspark Almanac
is the final word on the series by Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster, with contributions from Marty Isenberg, Derrick J. Wyatt, Eric Siebenaler, Aaron Archer, and more! Continue to full review
Jim Sorenson has updated his blog Disciples of Boltax with some preview images from the newly updated The Complete AllSpark Almanac. Get a look at the 8 Page Preview that features updated pages with new art and other things that he turned into what he calls a "Silly Little Contest." As the first person to identify all the changes gets a neat prize of a a sketch card by Bill Forster.
Jim Sorenson has posted the art for the upcoming Complete Allspark Almanac to his blog, Disciples of Boltax! The book combines and expands the two individual Allspark Almanac releases into the single best reference book you will ever own for Transformers Animated. Sorenson estimates that the book will hit comic stores on February 18th, and Amazon.com shortly afterwards. Keep reading to see the art!
Artist Marcelo Matere posted on Twitter today that he's "working on Transformers Animated again," followed by a semicolon-bracket winky emoticon. He said that news would be coming soon, but the prospect of new TF Animated work is certainly welcome. Matere has worked on Animated package art for Hasbro as well as comic art and book covers for IDW, so there's no real way to narrow down what this new project will be just yet. For now, keep reading to see the original Tweet!
Hot on the heels of the third and final season of Transformers Animated making its way to DVD, Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster's amazing Allspark Almanac books have been combined into a single volume! List price is $39.99 though Amazon has a preorder for the book for $28, and the release date is February 15th 2015. Keep reading for a link to the preorder page!
Hard to believe that it's been 7 years since Transformers: Animated rolled out onto Cartoon Network. For three seasons, this US produced series brought a new spin on the Transformers universe. While the art stylings were controversial to some, the series did an admiarable job of tying in the TF multiverse to keep all fan bases happy. Sadly, Hasbro and Cartoon Network dissolved their relationship. Worse yet, only 2 of the 3 seasons were ever commercially released before the 2 entites went their separate ways. Finally, Shout Factory is filling the void by offering the complete series in one DVD set.
Thanks to Shout! Factory we have an in-hand copy of the Transformers Animated Complete Series DVD. Get a look at the packaging and discs from the fan-favorite cartoon series that includes the much coveted Third Season! Read on to see the cover, packings with discs and shots of the DVD menus for the full preview now. Stay tuned for a review of the complete set that will be following soon.
The long-awaited third season of TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED is finally available on DVD! Fans of the popular TRANSFORMERS classic animated adventures can relive the excitement and action of OPTIMUS PRIME and his team of AUTOBOTS through the complete TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED series, including the never-before-released Season Three DVD, in one exciting home entertainment collection. Read on for details.
TVShowsOnDVD has posted a press release from Shout! Factory announcing their Complete Series boxset of Transformers Animated... and also
announcing it as an Amazon exclusive. Good news is that the Season Three boxset is not, though! Check out the full article for more info.
The long-awaited third season of TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED is finally available on DVD! Fans of the popular TRANSFORMERS classic animated adventures can relive the excitement and action of OPTIMUS PRIME and his team of AUTOBOTS through the complete TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED series, including the never-before-released Season Three DVD, in one exciting home entertainment collection. From 2007-2009, TRANSFORMERS fans and kids were introduced to this high-octane action adventure series, which chronicles the brave AUTOBOTS as they seek to protect the ALLSPARK, their new adopted home Earth and their human friends from the Earth-bound super villains.
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