At his joint panel with eternal co-star and friend Frank Welker
, G1/Film/Aligned Optimus Prime voice Peter Cullen
let it slip that Susan Blu,
accomplished voice director and voice of G1 Arcee, would be inducted into the Transformers Hall of Fame this year. Keep reading for the tweet from @TFU_INFO and more details on Blu's career!
The Saturday schedule for HasCon has been updated with a pair of new autograph sessions! Voice director (Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Transformers Animated, Transformers Prime
among many others) and voice actress of G1 Arcee Sue Blu
will signing autographs on Saturday at 4:45 PM! Also, celebrated musician Stan Bush
("The Touch," "Dare") will be signing earlier that day at 10AM. Keep reading for a link to the HasCon schedule!
The official HasCon website has posted its schedule, and we've got a pretty good idea now of the amount and type of Transformers content to look forward to! From behind-the-scenes looks at IDW, Transformers: The Last Knight
and Hasbro's Transformers team to a look at the looming Titans Return
animated mini-series, there's a respectable amount of panels to visit for Transformers fans. Keep reading for more info!
If you're unable to visit St. Charles, IL and see Frank Welker and Peter Cullen at BotCon, you have a second chance! Rhode Island Comic Con has announced that Welker and Cullen will be making an appearance at their convention, which takes place November 6th-8th. Pricing for the special-ticket event is extremely comparable to BotCon, with $150 to get an autograph and photo op from one of them or $225 for the pair. Keep reading for the announcement and a link to buy tickets.
Just in is a new Beast Hunters Sweepstakes video trailer to promote a Cartoon Network sweepstakes where fans can enter to win the grand price of an entire Transformers Beast Hunters action figures line. Two hundred second place winners will get a sampling of Beast Hunters toys. Get all the details on the sweepstakes and how to enter for the contest now at cartoonnetwork.com
Featured in Hasbro’s Toy Fair showcase is the highly anticipated launch of BEAST HUNTERS, the touchstone for the TRANSFORMERS brand entertainment in 2013 driven by the award winning “Transformers Prime” animated series. Produced by Hasbro Studios and seen by kids and fans in 182 countries around the world, the third season of the series finds the AUTOBOTS facing off against both the DECEPTICONS and unprecedented new foes: the dragon-like PREDACONS. The BEAST HUNTERS multi-platform IP and new PREDACON characters come to life across programming, digital games, publishing, new toys and more. At Toy Fair, Hasbro introduces a new, highly innovative way to experience TRANSFORMERS action figures with CONSTRUCT-BOTS, the first ever line of TRANSFORMERS figures that kids can customize and convert.
New York Comic Con 2012 returns month on October 11th - 14th to the Javitz Center with loads of comic and action figure goodness in store. You can be sure Tformers and the whole ENI network will be bringing you all the news and updates from the show. The schedule has been released for the show with two Transformer related events coming our way featuring panels from Transformers Brand Team and the folks from IDW Publishing offering us the scoop on the latest news and upcoming releases. Read the full event details for New York Comic Con 2012 for more info.
The official Takara Tomy Transformers site has been updated with details of the Cybertron satellite campaign that will distribute the stickers for the Transformers Prime Gotouchi Cybertron to the 14 satellite locations across Japan. The event will start on August 10th when the collectors sheets are distributed to each location and fans can track down and complete their collectors book by visiting the locations to pick them up. Check out the images after the jump for more information on what figures will be included in the campaign.
Just in from the Transformers BotCon 2012 is news from the Hall of Fame event in Dallas, Texas. It should be no surprise really that Wheeljack has been voted by the fans into the 2012 Transformers Hall of Fame in the 2012 nominations. We would like to congratulate Wheeljack on the distinction that is long overdue. It was also announced that Shockwave will be in Transformers Prime. At the end of his induction video during the Hall of Fame ceremony, a clip from the series was included where he was being introduced to the Autobots in the show (could this be the character David Kaye will be voicing
in a "special" two-part arc?).
Takara Tomy have updated their official site with news and an image of the a pending Transformers Prime Japan Lucky Draw Arms Optimus Prime action figure. Fans can collect points to redeem for various prizes that will also enter them into the Lucky Drawing.
Beginning Thanksgiving Day, November 24, fans of The Hub TV Network have the chance to help determine the network"s two-hour programming block on Sunday, December 18, from 1 p.m. " 3 p.m. ET by voting online in the second annual "Naughty or Nice" viewers" choice event. Fans can go to hubworld.com to choose from a list of "Heroes," "Friends," "Villains," and "Meanies" in a three-round bracket system that will result in the naming of the "Naughtiest" and the "Nicest" character on The Hub. Read more after the jump.
Today, we take the battle to ComiCon!! Come and experience this epic battle for yourself. View exclusive clip. Tell us what you think! Got any ideas? See what your favorite characters up to now. Executive Producers Roberto Orci and Jeff Kline will join the show’s creative stewards to discuss the creative process behind the show, nominated for six Daytime Emmy ® Awards (including two Daytime Emmy® Award wins).
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