The preorder for Generations Leader Jetfire is up at Amazon! He's scheduled for release on September 15th, and is priced at $44.99 with eligibility for free super-saver shipping. Keep reading for the preorder link!
eHobby has once again updated the impenetrable text story that accompanies Transformers Cloud, along with a new illustration - at least most of us can get something out of that. The image shows Shockwave and War/Fall For/Of Cybertron/Cybertron Soundwave charging Rodimus and Classics Optimus Prime, with Laserbeak in the foreground. Interestingly, the Decepticons seem to be coming through a Prime-style ground bridge... keep reading to see the picture for yourself and to check out the original page!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Not much this week… just HUGE news from SDCC and Wonder Fest! Combiners, Titan Class Scorponok, Transforming pens, Playstations that turn into Optimus Prime, questionable third party gimmicks, combining NOT Dinobots, Q&A with Rob Springer, we test our listeners and our crew with a Transformers trivia presentation Brian put together for a local con. All this and way, way, way more!
Following on from the initial portion posted about a month ago, Seqart Organization wraps up its lengthy interview with writer James Roberts, touching particularly on building characters and relationship dynamics within the cast of More Than Meets The Eye. While not necessarily groundbreaking new information, it's a great insight to the process behind the fan-favorite series. Keep reading for an excerpt from the article and a link to the full interview!
Jazz reminisces over his role in the war and the peace as he infiltrates a human base to locate a Cybertronian life sign. Things, of course, do not go according to plan. "Earthfall Part 4: Full Fathom Five" is written by John Barber with art by Andrew Griffith with flashbacks by Guido Guidi and Brendan Cahill. Colors by Josh Perez and Joana Lafuente. Continue to full review
MINDBOMB! The humans have access to a CYBERTRONIAN mind—but whose is it—and why do they want it? OPTIMUS PRIME and GALVATRON race for answers, as JAZZ faces the consequences of his last trip to Earth. Story by John Barber, Art by Andrew Griffith, Guido Guidi and Brendan Cahill, Colors by Josh Perez and Joana Lafuente, Lettering by Tom B. Long. Cover by Griffith. Click here for the preview gallery!
The Hobbybase's Facebook page has been updated with out of package photos for both Cliffjumper and Nemesis Prime, upcoming in one of the recolor assortments filling out the price point until new molds resume with the start of the 2015 product line. Both molds are looking nice in their new colors despite featuring no physical changes aside from traded partner Targetmaster figures. Keep reading and check out the mirrored photos!
IDW has posted a press release for Angry Birds Transformers detailing the plot of the comic and the artists involved! We've got some great names contributing covers to the book like Sarah Stone (of Windblade fame), Livio Ramondelli (who will also contribute a framing sequence to the book) and the versatile Guido Guidi! Keep reading for all the details!
BaCon got a chance to talk with Jerry Jivoin of Hasbro and talk about their plans and design work for 2015's Combiner Wars theme for Generations. Jivoin talked with fans at SDCC for about fifteen minutes, and talked about not just the combiners, but Windblade, IDW, and lots more. Thanks to Jerry and Hasbro for their time, and you can see the video by clicking on the title!
In a case of incomplete image processing, it seems a bit of extra data found its way in to the stock image of Generations Menasor. With some adjustments to the levels, you can clearly read a portion of a list of filenames, which reveal Huffer and Blackjack on the list of upcoming Legends class toys. Blackjack is very likely Menasor's chest buddy, based on the Micromaster of the same name. We've enhanced the stock photo, check it out for yourself. Thanks to Jalaguy for originally discovering this!
Just in are the official stock photos for the Hasbro merchandise revealed today at the SDCC Hasbro Transformers Panel. First up we have the big news of the day and looks at all of the newly revealed Combiner Wars characters making up the first two assortments of 2015. Check out the return of Motormaster, as well as updates to classic forms of the combiner team members. Keep reading to see them all!
Autobase Aichi has passed along some stock photo finds showing the previously leaked Protectobot-themed figure packs. We now have a look at all five members and can see Hot Spot lacks the purpose-made head from the GDO toy, but uses parts of Grapple's tooling. The release for these figures is still unknown, but is rumored to be an Asian market exclusive. That may not be terrible news, if we might expect a proper Defensor for 2015's Combiner Wars. Keep reading to see the images!
That wasn't much of a wait, huh? BaCon has snapped more photos of upcoming Generations Combiners Superion and Menasor! The combiners will be sold as individual figures consisting of a Voyager Class for the mid-section and Deluxe Class figures for the limbs. It seems to me like Superion's gun is a robot unto itself... and it looks a lot like Legends Powerglide. Also, it looks as iff Motormaster is possibly a recolor of the upcoming Voyager Optimus Prime. More info as it becomes available, but for now keep reading and check out the gallery! These will be see these out in January 2015 as the start of the "Combiner Wars" to follow Thrilling 30.
The official Transformers YouTube channel has posted a trailer for the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers which shows a more platforming-oriented gameplay style than Angry Birds proper. Interestingly it also shows Optimus Red and Megahog working together (along with Astrotrain) to defeat a larger enemy. It's also revealed that the Telepods toys will work directly with the game in a Skylanders fashion- smart move. Keep reading to see the trailer!