This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Is X-Transbot Appolyon the third party NOT Megatron we've been waiting for? With the holidays on the way we unveil our annual Toys for Tots initiative (hint: Don doesn't like it), we talk the latest Combiners Wars news, the MP Megatron rumor and way more! Leave us a review or share the show with your friends! Click here to learn out how you can help!
Shockwave14 has posted to let everyone know that he's found Voyager Brainstorm at a Wal-Mart in National City, California. Posting an image of his receipt for proof, it looks like Brainstorm's case revision is hitting just in time for what we can hope will be quick distribution around the US for the major holiday shopping weeks. Hopefully this will also mean online retailers receive their stock very soon as well. Good hunting!
Singapore fangroup Planet Iacon has posted images of diagrams showing Superion and "Ultra Prime," Combiner Wars Optimus Prime's super robot mode. These use only the Wave 1 limb-bots, so each of the Autobot combiners is making use of Stunticon Dragstrip in some form or another. Since they seem to be emphasizing the Scramble City mix-and-match aspect for Combiner Wars it works but still... weird. Keep reading to see!
DRIFT RETURNS! Last year, TRANSFORMERS readers were shocked when DRIFT left the AUTOBOTS in disgrace... and now he’s alone, on a mission to clean up the darkest depths of the galaxy -- until RATCHET shows up to try to bring him home!
Days of Deception begins with... PEACE AND HAPPINESS! To be honest, there's not much we can say about this issue without giving away the life-changing events of last issue. What we can say is this: everything’s fine. There’s no conflict, no sadness, no angst. Why is this a problem?
THE WAR AT HOME! But whose home -- and whose war?! Interstellar war has never been so cosmic! The G.I. JOE team faces the TRANSFORMERS -- on Earth and Cybertron. Plus -- just in time for Halloween... meet the OCTOBER GUARD!
YouTuber RocketPunchArmy has posted a review of Transformers Cloud Starscream! An e-Hobby exclusive figure, Starscream is a triple-changing recolor of Generations Voyager Blitzwing with a few new parts, such as new face and his trademark Null Ray cannons. Keep reading to see the review!
We've got the latest previews for IDW's upcoming Transformers titles. Coming to a shop near you this February are issues 38 of More Than Meets The Eye and The Transformers, carrying on the Days of Deception sub-heading, Drift: Empire of Stone reaches its conclusion, and we have Volume 8 of the Classics collection, and the Trade Paperback for Transformers: Primacy. Keep reading for the summaries and cover previews!
Out this week from IDW along with Primacy #4 is the sixth collected volume of Robots in Disguise. While the trade will also simply become "Transformers" with the next volume, this book collects issues 28 through 32, the "Earthfall" story arc, returning to Earth to attempt to rescue Alpha Trion from the Earth Defense Command. If you need to catch up and want to know what to expect from the issues in this volume, we've got reviews for each individual release. Keep reading to get a list of review links and preview galleries!
Megatron has bombarded and stormed Iacon, coated the city in acid rain, incapacitated Metroplex, and attacked Omega Supreme. Now, it's Optimus Prime's move. The tide turns in Primacy #4! Written by Chris Metzen and Flint Dille with illustrations by Livio Ramondelli and letters by Chris Mowry. Continue to full review
END OF THE ROAD! The final secrets of war for CYBERTRON are revealed! Everything has been leading to this-war has engulfed OPTIMUS PRIME'S world, and MEGATRON stands on the verge of triumph! But can any survive the battle of the titans?!
Previews World has updated with their list of comic books shipping to stores for the week of November 26th, and along with all else for which you're giving thanks, you can add three Transformers titles to the list! Drift: Empire of Stone launches with normal and subscription blank version cover, Transformers vs GI Joe #4, and More Than Meets The Eye #35. It's a packed comic book day for the week of Thanksgiving, so click through to check out cover previews and solicitation blurbs for next week's books!
Hasbro has sent out the first round of official product shots for Combiner Wars. Wave 1 of this greatly anticipated iteration of the Generations Classics line features Voyagers Silverbolt and Optimus Prime, and Deluxes Drag Strip, Skydive, Firefly (Fireflight), and Alpha Bravo who can become the limbs for any combiner Voyager figure. These photos are our first chance to see these toys in production plastic colors, and they're looking pretty great! Keep reading for more, plus a bonus new Superion image from the Transformers Facebook!
Planet Iacon has posted new images of the first wave of Combiner Wars Generations figures in-package! The Voyager assortment includes Aerialbot leader Silverbolt and Optimus Prime, and the Deluxes include Aerialbots Firefly, Skydive and Alpha Bravo(the new kid)... and Stunticon Dragstrip. It also looks like, despite an impending $2 price hike, comics are no longer included with Deluxe figures. On the upside, that Voyager Optimus Prime looks a bit better in his final production colors. Keep reading to see the photos!
The Art of IDW's Transformers features a selection of comic book art from a wide range of artists who have contributed material to the various iterations of the series during IDW's publication. This release from the IDW Limited label features hand-drawn art from Casey Coller in addition to the collected works, and has a printing of only 15 copies. It also comes at no small price, at $250 per copy. But for the dedicated fan of IDW's Transformers art over the years, that might be irresistible! Keep reading for more details and pictures.