Shout! Factory makes its mark at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 with a dynamic line-up, featuring an exclusive panel event, a showcase of upcoming home entertainment juggernauts, Comic-Con exclusive items, daily prize sweepstakes, collectible giveaways, surprise star appearances, and interactive fan activities at the Shout! Factory booth (#3849 on the main convention floor). Read the full press release after the jump.
SDCC Transformers news winds down with the Evolution of Transformers Animation Panel. hosted by Hasbro and Shout! Factory. Not a lot of news or reveals on the news front, but we do get overview of the cartoons from the USA and Japan with details on how these toons have been translated for news release. Check out the presentation given by Jarry Jevoin, JE Alverez, Brad Ward, Matt Proulx in the gallery after the jump.
Despite what Comic-Con International states on their San Diego Comic-Con 2011 exclusives page, it looks like Shout! Factory will not be offering their Fortress Maximus lithograph as a bonus with the purchase of the Transformers Japanese DVD Collection, citing that "[i]t's not quite ready." Back at the end of June, Shout! informed customers about the delay of the Transformers Japanese Collection Box Set
and cancelled existing pre-orders, citing the uncertainty of a release date. Continue reading
The folks over at TVShowsOnDVD have updated their site with more news about Shout! Factory re-releasing the 15 Disc Matrix of Leadership Edition: Collector’s Set: Today Shout! has announced that they will collect the 15 DVDs from the season sets into a new package titled "The Transformers - The Complete Original Series", an "unlimited" general retail release which will become available starting May 24th. It will include all on-disc content from those four separate packages (including the bonus material, but it will NOT have the extras which were exclusive to the Matrix of Leadership set; sorry).
Thanks to Shout! Factory who's sent out the cover art for the Transformers Generations 1 DVD cover to Season 3 and 4. Looks more art work by Andrew Griffith. Looks like artwork by Andrew Griffith. This one's got Rodimus holding up the Matrix to ward off the Decepticon warriors Scourge, Cyclonus and Galvatron as Unicron's head looms in the distance. Pretty spiffy. This set will be out April 20, 2010 for an MSRP of $29.95. Check out the cover and more details after the jump.
Many thanks to Andrew Griffith who has been working on some of the covers for the Generation 1 DVDs that have been re-released by Shout Factory. Andrew has posted a hi-res version of artwork for G1 Season 2 Volume 2 box art on his Deviant Art page. Get a first look at the artwork featuring Soundwave and Ravage facing Blaster with a little help from some friends.
25th Anniversary ³Matrix of Leadership² Edition Collector¹s Set Arrives in Stores October 20, 2009 from Shout! Factory Featuring 16 DVDs, 98 Restored Episodes, Payload of Bonus Content, Exclusive Voice Cast Reunion, A Collectible 60-Page Book, Autobot and Decepticon
Magnets and Much More!
Now you can relive the excitement of Season Two when Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro, Inc., unleashes THE TRANSFORMERS: Season Two Volume One 25th Anniversary Edition DVD box set on September 15th. A must-have for any Transformers fan, this 4-DVD set contains the first 28 episodes from the second season of The Transformers in the order they were intended, including many fan-favorites.
If you have been holding off on ordering Shout! Factory's Generation 1 Matrix of Leadership DVD box set until you could actually hold it first, your wait might be over. According to TV Shows On DVD
, the set will be released into the mainstream and onto store shelves on October 13th in Canada and in the U.S. a week later on October 20th. That's right, the same day as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
. How convenient. Unfortunately, the suggested retail price is $169.95, which is considerably higher than the $140.00 price tag being offered directly
from Shout! Factory.
In case you guys wanted to pickup the three episodes that started it all, Shout! Factory will be releasing a Generation 1 More Than Meets the Eye DVD. The single DVD contains More Than Meets the Eye Parts 1, 2, and 3, as well as bonus episodes Transport to Oblivion and Roll Out. The set will be available September 1, 2009 with an MSRP of $9.99.
OPTIMUS PRIME. MEGATRON. BUMBLEBEE. STARSCREAM. For 25 years an epic battle has raged between the heroic AUTOBOTS and the villainous DECEPTICONS. The ROBOTS IN DISGUISE have captivated children and adults alike, launching countless collectible toys, comic books, animated series and feature films beloved by legions of fans.
Shout! Factory has announced today pricing details and dates for the The Transformers: Matrix of Leadership Collectors Set
. The 16 DVD box set will sell for $140.00 USD with tax in California, Indiana, Florida, Kentucky. Standard shipping & handling within the U.S. for an arrival date of July 13, 2009. The cut-off for that guaranteed delivery is July 6th. Canada's not left out, either. You just have to pay for shipping. No additional bonus features have been announced since we previously reported
about it. Head to TransformersCollectorsSet.com
has recently posted a video promoting Shout! Factory's Transformers: Generation 1 Season 1 DVD box set. The video pieces together scenes from the series and urges you to relive your childhood. Also, if you haven't done so yet, remember to submit your artwork to be considered for inclusion to Matrix Collectors' Set! Submissions end tonight 11:59 PM Pacific! Check out the full terms and conditions
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