Once again, John DeLuna from Radio Free Cybertron is benefitting from living within spitting distance of Fub Publications' home office and is among the first to receive the opening figure of the third subscription service. Carzap is a recolor and retool of Generations IDW Bumblebee based on a super obscure, canceled Japanese Generation 2 toy that would have come with a small block building kit. Whether this is pushing the line of obscurity past general appeal, who knows? But it certainly looks nice! Click through to check it out.
A Toaboa seller has posted an auction for a set of four repaints made from the Transformers Generations Waspintor. The title refers to them as "IDW Transformers Classics Bumblebee Warriors Botcon 2015" Its not sure, but the current guess is these could appear at Botcon as a set made up of Buzzsaw, Halloween Horrorcon Waspinater, and two other unidentified colors. Share your guesses in the comments below.
Radio Free Cybertron's John DeLuna is once again among the first to deliver on photos of fresh Collectors Club merchandise. Tonight we have the 2015 membership figure that everyone who signed up before mid-March will be receiving very soon. Lio Convoy is a recolor and minor retool of Generations Orion Pax in deco based on Beast Wars II, plus some creative deco design for the truck mode so it resembles a lion's head. We've got the mirrored photos, click through and check it out!
Thanks to Tformers forums member Tambeyoda Review who has posted a video review of this year's Collectors Club Store Nova Prime exclusive figure. Get a look at the remake based on the Generations Orion Pax mold that includes the same remolded head as Lio Convoy, Nova is based on the IDW comics character in-hand. Watch now for all this details.
Of course, there's always more than meets the surprise! Just up on the official Transformers BotCon twitter page is page TWO of preview of Transformers "Collections" Botcon exclusive comic featuring Packrat, one of the Botcon 2015 exclusive action figures. Get a look at Packrat in before Axiom Nexus doing what packrats do. Read on to see Transformers "Collections" Comic Packrat Page 2 comic for more details.
Just up on the official Transformers BotCon twitter page is a one page preview of what we assume is from the Botcon exclusive comic featuring Packrat, one of the Botcon 2015 exclusive action figures. Get a look at Packrat in before Axiom Nexus doing what packrats do. Read on to see the comic and more details.
The Allspark has posted photos of a just-received Nova prime, this year's Collectors Club Store exclusive figure based on the Generations Orion Pax mold. Sharing a remolded head with Lio Convoy, Nova is based on the IDW comics, but repurposed somewhat for the club's own fiction. We've mirrored a few of the photos, including a good look at the head sculpt, so click through to check that out and get a link to the original gallery!
Autobase Aichi has posted new in-hand photos of subscription service Carzap! Based on a never-released recolor of Generation 2 Windbreaker from Takara's never-realized Block Town line, Carzap is a remold of Generations IDW Bumblebee that comes with a Kre-O minikit that converts from gas pump to turret. The turret's operator is GB Blackrock, of Marvel comics fame. Keep reading to see!
In an e-mail to registered subscribers and a general announcement via Facebook, the Collectors Club has revealed that the first figure from TFSS 3 is planned to start shipping at the end of next week (on or around May 15). While its identity is as ever a secret until it arrives in the mailbox of one of the couple of Texas-based subscribers that weekend, it won't be long now before these figures start arriving. And for those non-subscribers, secondary retailers ought to be stocking soon too! Click through for the full announcement.
The official Transformers: BotCon have tweeted a note about their 2015 Transformers Club Exclusive NOVA PRIME figure now availbe on thier store at $59 USD. We are assuming the figure is shipping now, as it is listed as "Status: Available." You can find more details about the Nova Prime and how to order at the official order page at toyarama.com
The Facebook page DT Learns To Shoot has posted in-hand images of the upcoming Collector's Club Subscription Service 3.0 LioConvoy figure! Previously referenced in the US toyline as Leo Prime, the Japanese Beast Wars character is now a remold of Generations Orion Pax. Keep reading to see!
Lost-Zz on Weibo has posted images of the upcoming Subscription Service 3.0 Tarantulas! Based on the Reveal The Shield Wreck-Gar/Generations Junkheap mold, this image set is from the same source as yesterday's General Optimus Prime photos - further suggesting that figure will be a BotCon piece. Keep reading to see some blindingly purple photos of Tarantulas!
Thanks to Weibo user Lost-Zzl we have a possible spoiler images from this year's BotCon 2015 of what appears to be a cammo-repaint of the Generations Roadbuster mold. This is rumored to a General Optimus Prime figure based on the unpronounced G2 Optimus Prime auto-roller toy. We are still a couple months out from BotCon in June, so there is no telling what may appear yet. Keep in mind, this is unconfirmed at this time. Read on to see the images until we know more.
Just in is news of the latest guest to be joining the Transformers BotCon 2015 line-up, who is none other than John Moschitta, Jr. Fan will able to meet the character voice of the G1 version of Autobot Blurr as well as the voice of Transformers: Animated Blurr character. People across the world know John as the fastest talking man alive, who has not been at BotCon since 2000! Read on for the full details.
Fun Publications has just posted official images showing off the fourth of five boxset toys for this year's Botcon. As basically everyone had figured out already, "The Boss" is a Dark of The Moon inspired Megatron using the Arms Micron Silas Breakdown mold. While the video shows a new head sculpt fusing movie and G1 styles, and three included Arms Microns, no mention is made of the panel with Silas himself sculpted in to it. Read on to see the official images below.
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