This week on Radio Free Cybertron it's our panel from Charticon 2013. We discuss the "fandomization" of the Transformers as a brand: Podcasts, Youtube videos, fans turning pro, third party toys, etc. Not only are fans adding to the brand officially, we've always been adding to it unofficially. We look back at how this happened. Don't forget to circle us on Google+ to join our weekly post-show hangout!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron we recap Charticon and Auto Assembly 2013. Also on the show: The latest news, Q&A with Rob Springer and tons more! Don't forget to circle us on Google+ to join our weekly post-show hangout!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Harmony Gold is suing Hasbro over the SDCC GI Joe set...in an amazing coincidence, HTS did not put up the GI Joe set with the other exclusives. iGear IG-C01 Con Air Raptor Squad Starburst Images of Not-Starscream were revealed, Topeam Super Deformed Not G1 Optimus Prime Figure Images, New Art Storm Super Deformed Mugen Calibur and Mugen Calibur Roadbuster Images, pre-Charticon thoughts from Rob Springer, Comic News with Aimee Morgan, Monstrosity Issue reviews from Aimee Morgan, Rob and ExVee review Beast Hunters #3 and way more! Don't forget to circle us on Google+ to join our weekly post-show hangout!
SDCC 2013 is coming to an end, but Hasbro has left with one more last bit of Transformers to see in the display cases with the Weaponizers figures. Have a look at the Beast Hunters Optimus Prime in the Jungle Tracker colors as well as the Stealth Bumblebee talking edition action figures. We have just posted images of the figures in out of and in the box below now.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: SDCC Reveals! Whirl! Woohoo, right? SDCC Metroplex may not be so exclusive, Shapeways My First Blaster is awesome. More redundant and unnecessary third party items, the monthly live review of Transformers ReGeneration One and way more! Don't forget to circle us on Google+ to join our weekly post-show hangout!
San Diego Comic Con is underway, and our very own BaCon is on the scene! While we wait for a first evening's report from the Hasbro booth, he has sent us along this image of the giant Predaking display that will be greeting visitors all through the weekend. We'll be bringing you all the Transformers news from SDCC right here at TFormers, and the rest of the ENI sites will be keeping you covered on all the toy, comics and entertainment news from the show, so be sure to keep your browsers pointed at us!
Every year Hasbro offers an exciting lineup of panels to give fans an inside look at its brands at Comic-Con. In 2013 Hasbro, will present Transformers and more panels. One of pop-culture's most prolific brands kicks off its 30th Anniversary celebration at Comic-Con International! Join members of the Transformers brand and design team to celebrate the legacy of gRobots in Disguiseh and get a More Than Meets The Eyeh first look at the Thrilling 30 line of special edition action figures and more. Transformers team members will also host some Q+A for your burning Transformers questions! Room 25ABC
THURSDAY! Hasbro just announced that, for the first time ever in Transformers Prime, Bumblebee will speak in the final episode 13, "Deadlock," that will be airing July 26th! Fans at San Diego Comic-Con will get a sneak peek at Bumblebee's voice during the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters panel this Thursday at 11 am PT! Keep it dialed to Tformers.com who will be at SDCC covering all the Transformers news as it happens.
Jon Bailey dropped by the forums today to share the newly completed promotional video for the upcoming Charticon 2013 this August 9th through 11th in Charlotte, North Carolina. Charticon kicks off in just under a month from now, so check out the video for all the information on what you can expect at the show! Continue Reading
This week we have a rundown of Botcon 2013, the exclusives, news, the event--all packaged together nicely for your audio listening enjoyment. Also on the show this week: What's coming for SDCC, Asia Exclusive MP Grimlock, Platinum edition Predaking, TFCC Deptchage, Robots in Disguise #19 and way more! Don't forget to circle us on Google+ to join our weekly post-show hangout!
Following the other SDCC Exclusives new we are rounding up the the goodies available this year with an offering from IDW Publishing who will be releasing the Transformers Spotlight Bumblebee comic book from last March as a Convention Exclusive this year. Its not known if there will be a special edition cover and or the contents will be different from the initial release. You can check out a preview of the comic below for more details now.
Looks like the The Loyal Subjects who have been making the Super Deformed Transformers G1 Series 1 toys will be offering a 10 inch Transformer Optimus Prime - BAIT Edition 10 inch vinyl collectible action figure. The image show an all black Optimus Prime with battle damage and numerous bullet holes. The figure designed by Les Schettkoe will be for sale at the convention for a price of $110.00 USD. Check out the image for more details below.
This year, we get two BIG conventions within one month of each other with BotCon 2013 in June and San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) in July. BotCon has passed and we've got a lot of news and updates from there, but now we can see from the SDCC schedules that Hasbro have two panels scheduled for Thursday July 18 that will cover the Transformers 30th Anniversary and the Transformers Beast Hunters cartoon. The later is something we didn't get at BotCon, so it will be good to catch up on what's happening with the cartoon. Check out the details below for both events now.
On this special Botcon recap of Radio Free Cybertron the guys get together to talk about their favorite (and least favorite) news items from Botcon. Check out the next episode of Radio Free Cybertron for in-depth analysis and first-hand accounts.
The last day BotCon is here and there are still some more suprises to share. Just up is the Transformers SDCC Exclusives toys from the Hasbro display booth. Get a look at the Metroplex SDCC figure with two guns, extra paint apps, vac-metal parts on face and hips with 12 mini-figure decoys. Also shownis the G1 vinyl figures 5 pack and the Transformers Prime Shockwaves Laboratory images from the show now.