Thanks to the BotCon 2014 page, we have our first Convention Set Reveal Pirate Captain of the Star Seekers: Cannonball! As promised, the reveals would be rolling out from the official site with the first of the set being the leader, Cannonball who's mold is based on the Transformers Prime Ratchet mold. Check out he official images of the figure with more details below.
The official Transformers Club has posted an update letting us know they will be rolling out the lists of characters in the 2014 BotCon Box Set Exclusive. They have set up a matrix of placeholders for the five Pirates VS Knights characters that will be revealed over the coming weeks. They have also announced registration will begin soon. See the announce ment for Pirates VS Knights Transformers BotCon Box Set Exclusive below.
Transformers Collectors' Club posted a first reveal of their Transformers Figure Subscription Service 2.0 (TFSS 2.0) Rewind figure. Following the announcement of the figure that will feature a new head designed by Nick Roche. See the images of the figure below and compared with a couple of the G1 Tape bots Ramhorn and Steeljaw. See the images below for the full preview.
The official BotCon 2014 Twitter page has released another of their Transformers Priates Vs Knights teaser images. This one shows a dragon / lizard / sea serpent type illustration with the caption: "A Captain needs his Navigator..." Something tells me they are setting us up for a Beast Wars based figure as Cannonball is said to be the only Transformers Prime Beast Hunters mold. Who do you think they are hinting at? Share your speculations below.
Following our report on the new Transformers Collectors Club magazine revealing the Transformers Pirates vs. Knights Prime Ratchet base figure mold that was selected as Cannonball, the first Pirate figure in the set. The image has been posted on the BotCon twitter page. What do you think? Leave a comment below about this figure.
The BotCon 2014 Twitter feed have released a strange image with the topic asking a question:
"So the question is... Who is Squirm?" The image shows what appears to be a rather rusty scupper that may or may not be one the Pirates if you the Tweet before that says every captain needs a crew. See the image and post your best guesses about who this might be in the comments.
Just out from the official site, TCC Issue #55 news has been posted and finally we get the scoop on The BotCon 2014 convention theme that will be: Pirates vs Knights. In addition to Cannonball, they are promising a selection characters that will be updated molds as part of the 30th anniversary celebration. The Issue 55 magazine has the first look at Cannonball who is revealed to be Captain of the Star Seekers. Check out the cover and more details now.
The TFCC have posted some new images TFSS 2.0 Transformers Thrustinator exclusive figure. Get a look at the robot mode test shot from many angles. This is a remake of the Beast Wars II Dirgegun figure in Beast Machines Thrust colors. According to the post, TFCC says these pics are of production samples. Minor changes were requested for final versions and the final product may vary from what is shown. Check out the new TFSS 2.0 Transformers Thrustinator images below.
Just in from the TCC Twitter account are new images of the Chromedome with Stylor Mini-con (Headmaster)! Get a look at the remake of the Transformers: Prime RID Wheeljack mold with new head sculpt as the G1 character Chromedome. Note that his little buddy is more of Stylor Mini-con deal as he doesn't transform into Chromedome's head. See the figures shown in their robot and alternate modes below for the full preview.
The Transformers Collectors Club have shared some sneak peeks for their upcoming Protoform X and Transmutate exclusive figures on Twitter. As they are working on the alt modes for Issue 55's two MTMTE profiles. We get a look at the alternate modes of Transmutate is a redeco of First Edition Arcee. Also shown is Protoform X/Rampage that will be the 2014 Subscriber Bonus figure which is a remake of the Transformers Prime First Edition Deuxe Megatron. Check out the low-resolution images below till we get more better images.
Ahoy Matey! Shiver me Timbers! TFW Member D-Drive shared an image from the Transformers Timelines #8: Termination comic that reveals BotCon 2014 may be sporting a Pirates theme this year. The gang over at FunPub like to get creative with their ideas and this one is a bit off the charts, as usual. It will remain to be seen how they configure Cybertron Canonball and the many other molds and color schemes to outfit their BotCon Armada that will be coming to Pasedena, CA June 19-22, 2014.ARGHhhhh!
The Official Transformers Collectors' Club have released a new image of the TFSS 2.0 Thrustinator action figure. Get a look the figure in his alt cyborg wasp mode with the color theme carried over from the Beast Machines Thust. Note that the post lets us know that the colors are "NOT final" at this time.
Hello... Today is the LAST day to sign up for the TFSS 2.0. The Club have have revealed all of the toys here
, and would also like to let fans know other aspects of the offering are in progress! Here is our FIRST look at art roughs for 5 of the TFSS 2.0 characters. The club will be announcing the artist for the 2.0 Tech Specs in the next week or so. We also have some other reveals on the way as well, all related to the TFSS 2.0.
Mine arrived in the mail today. The cover is art of the TFSS 2 figures (I refuse to call it "2.0"! There the extra decimal is redundant!). Pete says the new Joe club web site is up and running and says the new TF club site is next. Great to know they didn't forget about us. Brain mentioned the TFSS 2 is running. Botcon 2013 leftovers are up in the store official dates and locations of the next Botcon will be out this fall. TFSS 1 figure 4 should be shipping. Also mentions coding the web site is done, they are just testing the layout.
Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official Transformers Collectors’ Club, has begun taking orders for the Transformers Figure Subscription Service (TFSS) 2.0. The TFSS 2.0 is only available to active club members. This service is an optional feature and is not included in the cost of the annual Transformers Collectors’ Club (TCC) membership.
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