A new e-mail update went out today, giving everyone the heads up on the latest developments of convention registration. Of particular note, we now know that registration will be halted at 5pm Central Time on Friday, June 5th
. But, for these last two days, extra non-attending sets have been opened up, and they've made some changes to the Frank Welker VIP package. Keep reading to find out more!
BotCon has released the schedule of events for the show, running from Wednesday June 17th to Sunday, June 21st. If you want to know where to be when in St. Charles in a few weeks, this is what you'll need. Keep reading to see!
Hisashi Yuki has posted new stuff to Twitter! Most notably he's comparing Legends Black Convoy to TFCC Scourge, as well as Combiner Wars Leader Armada Megatron to his upcoming Legends counterpart. To top it all off, he's got new pictures of Transformers Adventure TAV18 Drift! Keep reading to see it all!
Hello and welcome to Thats Just Prime! Ep75! Today were taking a look at Transformers Collector's Club 2015 Member Exclusive Lio Convoy! Read on to watch the video review now.
One of the nicest discoveries I’ve made since embracing modern Transformers lines in recent years are the Transformers Collector’s Club exclusives. Not all of them have appealed to me, but since finding some deluxe class gems in the Revenge of the Fallen, Animated, Prime and Beast Hunters lines, and then completing the repaint list for each, I’ve come to appreciate their TFCC counterparts.
Once again, John DeLuna from Radio Free Cybertron is benefitting from living within spitting distance of Fub Publications' home office and is among the first to receive the opening figure of the third subscription service. Carzap is a recolor and retool of Generations IDW Bumblebee based on a super obscure, canceled Japanese Generation 2 toy that would have come with a small block building kit. Whether this is pushing the line of obscurity past general appeal, who knows? But it certainly looks nice! Click through to check it out.
A Toaboa seller has posted an auction for a set of four repaints made from the Transformers Generations Waspintor. The title refers to them as "IDW Transformers Classics Bumblebee Warriors Botcon 2015" Its not sure, but the current guess is these could appear at Botcon as a set made up of Buzzsaw, Halloween Horrorcon Waspinater, and two other unidentified colors. Share your guesses in the comments below.
Radio Free Cybertron's John DeLuna is once again among the first to deliver on photos of fresh Collectors Club merchandise. Tonight we have the 2015 membership figure that everyone who signed up before mid-March will be receiving very soon. Lio Convoy is a recolor and minor retool of Generations Orion Pax in deco based on Beast Wars II, plus some creative deco design for the truck mode so it resembles a lion's head. We've got the mirrored photos, click through and check it out!
Thanks to Tformers forums member Tambeyoda Review who has posted a video review of this year's Collectors Club Store Nova Prime exclusive figure. Get a look at the remake based on the Generations Orion Pax mold that includes the same remolded head as Lio Convoy, Nova is based on the IDW comics character in-hand. Watch now for all this details.
Of course, there's always more than meets the surprise! Just up on the official Transformers BotCon twitter page is page TWO of preview of Transformers "Collections" Botcon exclusive comic featuring Packrat, one of the Botcon 2015 exclusive action figures. Get a look at Packrat in before Axiom Nexus doing what packrats do. Read on to see Transformers "Collections" Comic Packrat Page 2 comic for more details.
Just up on the official Transformers BotCon twitter page is a one page preview of what we assume is from the Botcon exclusive comic featuring Packrat, one of the Botcon 2015 exclusive action figures. Get a look at Packrat in before Axiom Nexus doing what packrats do. Read on to see the comic and more details.
The Allspark has posted photos of a just-received Nova prime, this year's Collectors Club Store exclusive figure based on the Generations Orion Pax mold. Sharing a remolded head with Lio Convoy, Nova is based on the IDW comics, but repurposed somewhat for the club's own fiction. We've mirrored a few of the photos, including a good look at the head sculpt, so click through to check that out and get a link to the original gallery!
Autobase Aichi has posted new in-hand photos of subscription service Carzap! Based on a never-released recolor of Generation 2 Windbreaker from Takara's never-realized Block Town line, Carzap is a remold of Generations IDW Bumblebee that comes with a Kre-O minikit that converts from gas pump to turret. The turret's operator is GB Blackrock, of Marvel comics fame. Keep reading to see!
In an e-mail to registered subscribers and a general announcement via Facebook, the Collectors Club has revealed that the first figure from TFSS 3 is planned to start shipping at the end of next week (on or around May 15). While its identity is as ever a secret until it arrives in the mailbox of one of the couple of Texas-based subscribers that weekend, it won't be long now before these figures start arriving. And for those non-subscribers, secondary retailers ought to be stocking soon too! Click through for the full announcement.
The official Transformers: BotCon have tweeted a note about their 2015 Transformers Club Exclusive NOVA PRIME figure now availbe on thier store at $59 USD. We are assuming the figure is shipping now, as it is listed as "Status: Available." You can find more details about the Nova Prime and how to order at the official order page at toyarama.com
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