TCC Figure Subscription Service 3.0!The Transformers Collectors' Club Figure Subscription Service (TFSS) for version 3.0 is at the half way point, and we only have two reveals left! A very interesting figure that has appeal to fans of both Transformers and G.I. Joe, this character is a mix of the greatest military minds from throughout human history meshed with Cybertronian technology - Serpent O.R.! As a reminder, the order period will be open through October 2nd, 2014.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: KTC unveils lots of new cassette combiners, the Transformers G1 cartoon debuted 30 years ago this week and the guys share their memories of that time, plus we talk about the Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service, Masterpiece Wheeljack and lots more! Plus we unveil some new merchandise, our first in years! Oh, and, Brian nearly overdoses on caffeine, on camera! Join us!
The Collectors Club has posted the next promo image from Subscription Service 3, featuring Carzap who is based on an unproduced G2 Windbreaker recolor from the planned Japanese Block Town line using Kre-O and including a Kreon GB Blackrock figure. Carzap is based on the body used for IDW Bumblebee/Goldfire/Nightbeat/Go-Shooter with a new unique headsculpt for this character. Keep reading to see the full size promo shot!
As we predicted last night, the fifth TFSS 2 shipment contained Chromedome with Stylor Arms Micron, and as usual Radio Free Cybertron's John DeLuna has brought us our first look at the figures in hand today via a flood of shots posted to his Twitter timeline. As usual, we've also transcribed the text of the bio card included, so keep reading for that and to see all the pictures!
With all the reveals for Subscription Service 3, some may have forgot briefly that the second subscription is still in progress. Today from Allspark's Powered Convoy we've gotten word that the fifth figure strongly believed to be Chromedome has begun shipping to subscribers. In general this means we'll have first photos to show you as soon as tomorrow, and secondary retailers should receive their supplies shortly after. This will leave only one further shipment, containing Rewind and the "mystery" "bonus" figure whose identity was leaked previously.
Amid a great outcry of inappropriate mold choice and deco that failed to defeat the body shape to evoke the intended character, the Collector's Club has posted a revised boxart piece for Subscription Service 3 Tarantulas. Having increased the intended paint operations, including added detail to the face, they're hoping to satisfy as much fan concern as possible with this figure. Still missing are the stripe details on the legs of the included Arms Microns, another loudly referenced negative change from the initial Botcon reveal. Keep reading to compare the new and yesterday's versions!
The Official TFCC page drops the next reveal in their series of Figure Subscription Service 3.0 toys. Next up is Tarantulas who is shown in robot and beast modes that we are informed are mockups and final figures will vary from the images shown. Additionally, we get a look at his character art work as well. Read on to see the full preview
Just out on the official Transformers Collectors' Club site is the new image and details for the Transformers Figure Subscription Service 3.0 #2 Nacelle action figure. As promised they are re-introducing these toys along that were announced at BotCon 2014 last summer. Get a look at the TFSS 3.0 - the Decepticon Seeker Nacelle figure in both modes along with character artwork and more details now.
Following up this evening's initial reveal of Krok with full character art, the toy mock up images have also been discovered uploaded to the TFCC web store. These do not feature art of the characters, but do show some minor deco variations versus the first reveals at Botcon, indicating these are more current demonstrations of what the final toys will look like, seemingly having now passed through deco budget barriers, though some like Nacelle have come away improved compared to their initial concepts! Keep reading to see the whole set.
The official Transformers Collectors' Club facebook page updates with news of the online roll-out of their TFSS 3.0. While they announced all six figures at BotCon this summer, we only saw the preliminary mock ups. The Club will be re-introducing these figures' new official images in the coming weeks along with news on ordering. Read on to see the full details and a look at the Krok figure and character artwork.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: TFSS 2.0 Treadshot is AWESOME! Best Buy reveals new AoE release date, Toys R Us pushes back their release of Jetfire, awesome new unreleased third party concepts emerge, does the Marissa Fairborn TF Club exclusive provide a glimpse of things to come? All that and tons more!
The TFCC has posted another mockup image of their upcoming Marissa Faireborn and Afterburner set. Introduced in G1 cartoon season 3, Marissa Faireborn was subtly hinted to be the child of GI Joes Flint (Dashiell Faireborn) and Lady Jaye. The figure is made from the GI Joe Resolute Scarlett mold and includes a flamethrower; her Autobot bike partner Afterburner does not seem to transform. Keep reading to see the photo!
John DeLuna of Radio Free Cybertron has managed to be the first on the block with the most recently shipped figure from the Subscription Service offerings, and as usual he's given us a bunch of photos on his Twitter. I'll just say our speculation of what this month's shipment would contain was correct, and leave you to click through to see the pictures John has allowed us to mirror and learn the identity for yourself!
The Allspark's Powered Convoy has posted a short time ago to let everyone know that FedEx tracking numbers are now being received for the fourth figure in this year's subscription service batch. Based on previous patterns, subscribers in Texas could receive this figure as early as tomorrow. Secondary retailers offering individual figure purchases for non-subscribers should begin receiving stock shortly after that. Keep reading if you're interested in our educated speculation about what figure will be arriving this month!
Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official Transformers Collectors’ Club, is excited to announce their first ever 3 ¾ inch human figure from the Transformers mythos… Marissa Faireborn!
Fans of the Transformers franchise will recognize Marissa as the Earth Defense Command (EDC) pilot from season 3 of the original Transformers cartoon. What G.I. Joe fans will recognize is the name, “Faireborn”.