While I was at work I waent onto our computers and I found 2 new reissues... One being the confirmed Conehead by Orson. Here is the information on the two: Smokescreen - SKU # 898082 - $39.99 CND and Dirge - SKU # 699306 - $44.99 CND.
Everybody knows that Soundwave will be the next Takara reissue from Transformers Collection, but what is intriguing the fans right now is what will come after him. There are two strong rumors on the Transformers forums about this subject. Read more about them HERE
has sent us news that there will be a new Audio CD coming out in Japan that will collect the many beginning and ending Transformers theme songs from Generation 1 to Micron Densetsu. The collection is slated for an August release. There is no info about who will be making the CD at this time.
has received some interesting information in their Orson's World forum. Questions were asked about what the fourth line of the Transformers toyline in 2004 line will be - the first three being Energon, Universe, and Generation One Commemorative Series - and Hasbro insider Orson replied that Alternators will be the 4th line. More information about this upcoming toyline will be revealed at the upcoming Official Transformers Collectors' Convention. Check out the 2005 thread HERE
Thanks to Mr. Roboto of tfw2005.com
who has posted the names of PVC figures in the next Heroes of Cybertron (HOC) line. There are six new figures reavealed in this line including the UPC codes. Get ready for Jazz, Perceptor, Wheeljack, Overlord, Dirge, Bumblebee and Spike! Check out the list of names and UPC #'s HERE
Is Dreamwave's Optimus Prime mini-series cancelled? According to artist James Riaz's post on Dreamwave's official forums
it is; "As for TF, the Optimus Prime mini series will most likely not happen anymore." Riaz also gives us a heads up that there will be an announcement about this on April 1st on Dreamwave's Web site. Check out the full thread HERE
Several months ago, we found out that the Transformers: Profiles
- since renamed Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye
- was revamped with an all new layout due to lack of books being sold. The books are now being produced with eight issues (previous four) and containing 64 pages each book. To read more about the revamp, check out this previous report
and read on with this current report, click HERE
: Thanks to the Thunderous Citizen Iron Moose and the Transformers@TheMoon
board we have yet more pics of Armada Overload and what isthe very first look at the rumored Transformers Universe Tigerhawk/Razorclaw that is now confimred as a repaint of same the Beast Wars figure. See the pics HERE
UPDATED: There are a couple of reports about the G1 USA reissues coming out for Commemorative Series (CS). The web site, Domus Mundi
has posted news that two of the future figures in the CS will be Inferno and Prowl. We have also received confirmation on these releases from our good friend Remy
who tells us that we can also expect to see Hoist along with the other CS releases. Please note that these reports are not confirmed by official sources and may be subject to change.
We have word from a reliable source that Hasbro may be planning to release a reissue of the Anime Bluestreak figure in the USA. The figure itself will be the same as the eHOBBY 08 Anime Bluestreak version
. However it will be issued in an English version of the book type boxes
Takara has been releasing with the Dreamwave Art, book style cover and figure catalog inside. This report is based on a sighting of the actual produced item. This is unconfirmed news as no official news has been released at this time. Updates will be posted when we know more.
We first saw the Transparent Optimus Prime
back in October. Now an image of a transperent Jazz and Prowl figure set has surfaced. The two figures are being offered for sale by the seller starscream88
. We don't know much about these clear version than we do the Optimus Prime. You can be sure we will post about it as soon as we know. See the pic HERE
Is Megraton back in USA? Predaking93 just sent us a heads up with this of note "... He also said that there was rumors around that a 3rd would show up in the stores. A 3rd G1 exlusive was found in the computer named Megatron. He said it is only a rumor and it may be an Armada one or the computer is messed up. But he said there is a 75 percent chance it is the G1 Megatron ..." Read more HERE
UPDATE (9:30 PM PST): Glenn Hallit sent us a respose to the flurry of rumors
posted online that the Hartman brothers have been fired from 3H: "The rumors are completely untrue Jon and Karl were NOT fired (how do you fire founders anyway?). It is true there has been some restructuring, but Jon and Karl will always be involved in EVERY BotCon event." Glen says he will provide a more detailed update on this in the future.
Tin-Tin-Happy has sent us an update and some new pictures of the Trasnparent G1 Optimus Prime figure that appread on eBay recently. The word is this is a prototype figure. There is no information about a relase at the present time. See the additional images HERE
Pictures of a clear G1 Optimus Prime figure have surfaced in Hong Kong. Check out these pictures of this item that is listed on eBay
for auction that is described as a "LUCKLY DRAW OPTIMUS." We don't know much about this figure yet, but you can see the pics of it HERE