BaCon's still at the Hasbro Breakfast at Comic-Con International 2014, and he's got photos of the promo for Robots in Disguise 2015! Click the title to see! (...is that Smokescreen returning from Prime Beast Hunters in a more G1ish design?)
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.
Transformers Asia has posted a new silhouetted teaser image showing what appears to be Optimus Prime with some nasty shoulder cannons. They promise more details at the Hasbro booth at Hong Kong convention ACGHK, which runs through this weekend. Meanwhile, another image has appeared of a second Hot Toys Optimus Prime, this one wearing Megatron's corpse. The silhouette is close enough that this could be the one, but click through and judge for yourself!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Masterpiece Star Saber, Thrustinator, new Generations photos released, Ginormous Third Party NOT Dinobots, RAMPANT speculation on the SDCC Hasbro Panel (see how wrong we were, folks) and… kids! All that and more this week! Note: No video this week due to some technical issues. The video version will return next week!
BaCon's at Comic-Con International 2014, and he's got pictures of Hasbro's opening night display cases! Get a good look at the Masterpiece, Generations, Age of Extinction and Kre-O pieces on display as well as the limited edition guitar we posted about earlier. Keep reading to see wall-to-wall coverage of the booth, with a whopping 463 pictures!
HasbroToyShop has sent out a press release with a complete listing of all Comic-Con International 2014 exclusives, along with pricing. We've kept you posted on Transformers, but here it is all in one place, complete with Star Wars, My Little Pony, Marvel, and everything else! Even Jem! Keep reading for details!
Hasbro has issued a press release outlining their presence and brands for this year's Comic-Con International, along with schedules for their panels and the sneak preview of Robots In Disguise 2015. Keep reading to see the release!
Hasbro has announced a partnership with Nuclear Blast, ESP, and Metallica's Kirk Hammett to give away two Transformers-themed ESP LTD M-10 Electric Guitars at SDCC, as well as Transformers-themed CD samplers! These tie in nicely with the Knights of Unicron exclusive boxset that will be available at the show. Keep reading to see the full announcement!
ToysRUs has sent out an email announcing that all of their SDCC exclusives will be available tomorrow morning at 10AM Eastern Time. While they are not listed on TRU's site as exclusives, it's been said that Masterpiece Prowl and Sunstorm will be sold at SDCC first before making their way to TRU stores. Keep reading for images from the email and a link to the TRU Exclusives list!
The third unit from the Collectors Club's second Transformers Figure Subscription has started shipping to members. John Deluna from Radio Free Cybertron has received his today and posted a slew of pictures to his personal Twitter account. In case readers are concerned about the identity remaining a surprise, we won't reveal it here, but keep reading if you want to find out who to expect coming soon to a mailbox (or secondary retailer) near you!
IDW editors John Barber and Carlos Guzman, along with Michael Kelly, Hasbro's director for global publishing, offer a comprehensive overview of all things IDW & Hasbro. Transformers! My Little Pony! G.I. Joe! Dungeons & Dragons! Announcements! Prizes! Featuring writer Mairghread Scott, writer/artist Tom Scioli, and many more special guests. Friday July 25, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm in Room 8.
TakaraTomy has posted new images of their Japanese con-exclusive Grimlock and Slug! Transformers Expo takes place from August 9th through 17th, and the pair of exclusive Age of Extinction/Lost Age Dinobots in G1 colors will be available for pickup at the show. If I'm reading the official site correctly, Deluxe Slug/Slag alone will be 6,000 Yen (about $60) before middleman/international shipping. So good luck, collectors! Click through for photos and a link to the official Transformers Expo site.
This year, Shout! Factory returns to Comic-Con International 2014 with a dynamic lineup, featuring a revealing panel event, a showcase of new home entertainment products, Comic-Con exclusive items and engaging booth activities. Fans and convention attendees are invited to join in on the excitement at the Shout! Factory booth (#4248) on the main convention floor. Fans will want to note they are giving away FREE Rescue Robots posters. Read on for the full details on event times.
Twitter user @deefuzz has posed in-package images of Fansproject's LER-01 Columpio in Diaclone Sludge-inspired colors (and package!), as well as Kar Krash, a G2 recolor of their CA-09 Car Crash, AKA Not-Breakdown. Wouldn't be a Transformers con without a G2 Breakdown, and the Ks are definitely extra-90s. Click through to see the images!
Scans have surfaced of the booklet for the controversial SDCC 2014 "Knights of Unicron" boxset. Beating the joke to death on epic levels, you can read the alternate history of Cybertron's most famous hair-metal band, their decline, individual careers, and reunion tour. You have never seen so many words replaced with "Bot" in one place in your life. Keep reading to see the scans!