Facebook user Encline Designs Airbrush Studios has posted images of a test shot of Gigapower's HQ-03, which is a Masterpiece-scaled take on Dinobot Snarl. It looks good! Very close to the original design and very dynamic. Keep reading to see the mirrored photos!
Hasbro has just launched SuperFanArt.com - a coup of a domain name if there ever was one - which currently offers fans the ability to upload and print fan renders of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic characters through Shapeways. No other information is currently available, though there will be a presence at SDCC and a few fan pieces are already available for purchase. What this will mean for Transformers- and especially Third Parties and customizers who offer parts through Shapeways - remains to be seen. Click through for the link!
Third party Transformers news for the week ending July 19th, 2014.
Includes the latest news from Ark Studio, Dr. Wu, DX9 Toys, Mecha Form, Omnigonix, SXS, Toyworld and X2 Toys.
Screen shot this week is a 2013 movie Battle of the Damned.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: More unreleased G2 items on eBay! Also Diecast shows off Kronos, we talk about Diaclone Columpio, Leader Jetfire, the TFCon 3rd Party reveals, the new Robots in Disguise cartoon and way, way more!
ToyWorld's website has been updated finally revealing the long-promised combiner mode for their Throttlebot-based line of figures. This combiner only clearly uses five out of the six figures, plus an array of parts to support the combined form. We can't say if the figure based on Goldbug will be a part of this mode until more information is released. Keep reading to see the pictures we've mirrored!
Here is a gallery of the finished version of KFC's Sencho Barbossa, the first of their Sky Pirates. Should be out next week. Also including some box art of the good captain. Read on to see the figure in robot mode and his alternate shark mode as well as look at some character art.
Unique Toys - DX9 announce their latest figure: D02S Splinter. Based on the UT-D01 Salmoore, this new figure remold from Unique Toys stands at voyager class height and is now up for preorder at $89.99. A great addition to your third party collection. The figure is slated for shipping in August 2014. You can order this figure now at bigbadtoystore.com. Read on to see the images for the full preview.
Third party Transformers news for the week ending July 12th, 2014.
Includes the latest news from BTS, Bullsfire, FansProject, JS
Industries, Keith's Fantasy Club, Mecha Form, Mech Ideas, Omnigonix,
Reprolabels and X2 Toys.
Screen shot this week is a 1949 Erector set robot.
Fansproject has rendered transformation demonstration videos of upcoming entries into their Function-X series meant to represent Headmasters Hardhead, Apeface and Highbrow. They're all looking pretty good, and it's noteworthy that Hardhead seems to have two different face configurations. Click through to see all three videos!
TFCon Toronto 2014 is happening now, and Fansproject has an exclusive Diaclone-colors version of Columpio (AKA Sludge) and his axe Mini-Con, Derpan. Overnight, that figure has already been reviewed by both Peaugh and Vangelus - keep reading to see both reviews!
Curt at TFSource have let us know they have two new preorders up, first is Sigma-L the 4th figure in the function-X series, and second is a new series of Dino riders Fansproject - Lost Exo Realm - LER-01 Columpio and Drepan! Both figures are set for an August release, preorder yours today!
The Full Metal Hero forums have posted renders of three new third-party Dinobots - Mechaform's MF-03 Gunk (Sludge), MF-04 Sneer (Snarl), and MF-05 Plunge (Swoop). This is yet another third-party take on the Dinobots - they've been getting a lot of third party attention this year. Can't really figure out what would've caused everyone to think Dinobots all at once. While I ponder that, click the title to see the mirrored images!
YouTuber Peaugh has reviewed the test shot for the upcoming Bullsfire DB-01 Air Strike, a third-party Swoop designed to go with MP-08 Grimlock. Unusual to see a review of a testshot. Check out the full review by clicking on the title!