TRANSFORMERS fans rejoice! IDW PUBLISHING is hosting a VIP TOUR of the comic book publisher's offices on Thursday, June 27th—the week of Botcon—and we are pleased to announce that TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE penciler Alex Milne will be joining this can’t-miss event! Read on for the details.
Ebay seller lena81822 has listed an auction with more images of BotCon 2013 Transformers Machine Wars Sandstorm souvenir action figure. Get some new looks at the figure in the signature convention packaging with the un-marked sealed plastic baggies as well as in the alternate vehicle mode with accessories.
BotCon 2013 - Machine Wars Termination Sandstorm Images Reveal Transformers Voyager Class Exclusive?
Thanks to a couple of Taobao sellers who have posted new images of what appears to be an unannounced BotCon 2013 Transformers Machine Wars Termination Sandstorm exclusive action figure. The images show the figure that is a remold and repaint of the Dark of the Moon Voyager calss Skyhammer action figure. Check out the images of Sandstorm and the origin figures now.
IDW PUBLISHING is hosting a VIP TOUR of the comic book publisher's offices on Thursday, June 27th—the week of Botcon—and we are pleased to announce that TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE writer JAMES ROBERTS will be joining us via videoconference! James will discuss upcoming plots and answer questions from the tour guests!
And finally the finalimage is of all the final production figures have been posted as a set to the official Transformers BotCon facebook page. Shown are all five of the production samples that will be including in the 2012 BotCon Machine Wars: Termination convention exclusive box set. Get a look at the set including Hoist, Skywarp, Megaplex, Obsidian, and the Stika action figures.
BotCon 2013 - Machine Wars Hoist Prodction Image of Transformers BotCon 2013 Exclusive Action Figure
Thanks to the official BotCon 2013 site we have some final production images of the convention exclusive Hoist in his robot and alternate truck modes. The figure shown is remold of the Generations Kup mold as a homage to the Machine Wars Hoist action figure released in the 1990s. Check out the final production images of the Machine Wars Hoist Transformers BotCon 2013 Exclusive now!
Just out is the BotCon 2013 Transformers convention schedule that has just been released on the official event site. Get the scoop on the events that will be happening when and where over the weekend of June 27th. Be sure to keep it dialed here to Tformers.com when we will be covering the show with all the details as the happen. Check out the full BotCon 2013 Transformers convention schedule for more details now at botcon.com
The official Botcon 2013 twitter pages has revealed the production images of the featured figure in this year's Machine Wars Termination convention set. The Megaplex figure is none other than repaint of the Dreadwing / Skyquake mold from the Transformers Prime series. The figure is the same mix of colors as the Sky Jet toy in grey and blue/green with some white color added. Check out the robot and alternate vehicle mode Images of Megaplex below for the full reveal.
Fun Publications, is thrilled to announce it’s final guest for this years highly anticipated convention… Glenn Morshower! Fans across the world will recognize Glenn from his roles as Agent Pierce on the Fox series 24 and as Colonel Sharp from the first live action TRANSFORMERS movie and as General Morshower from TRANSFORMERS: Revenge of the Fallen and TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon.
BotCon has has posted new final production images for the BotCon 2013 Machine Wars Termination Obsidian action figure. It is only a digital drawing that we see, but it shows the Obsidian character will be a remold with new head sculpt based on the Revenge of the Fallen Highbrow voyager class action figure. Check out the mock-up image of BotCon 2013 Obsidian in the gallery below.
BotCon has has posted new final production images for the BotCon 2013 Machine Wars Teleporting Skywarp action figure. It is only a digital drawing that we see, but it shows the Skywarp character will be a remold with new head sculpt based on the Revenge of the Fallen Dirge deluxe class action figure. Check out the mock-up image of BotCon 2013 Skywarp as well as the Revenge of the Fallen Dirge for comparisons in the gallery below.
Just in via the Transformers Collectors' Club (Official) page we have a look at the BotCon 2013 Strika production sample shown in robot mode. This figure will be part of the e BotCon 2013 Machine Wars: Termination convention box set. Check out the image below now.
The Official Transformers Collectors' Club have just released an image showing us what the final sample of the BotCon 2013 Machine Wars: Termination convention box set will look like. Check out the real deal with the set that includes Obsidian, Strika, Skywarp, Megaplex, and Hoist action figures with window box, foam insert and the KBtoys style clearance sticker below for more details.
Transformers Fans! Don't miss your chance to meet Glenn Morshower, the actor who played Colonel Sharp in Transformers and General Morshower in Transformers Revenge of the Fallen and Dark of the Moon! He will be appearing June 28th-30th at BotCon 2013 in San Diego. For all the info on the OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS CONVENTION, including a complete guest list, visit www.botcon.com
FunPub wants it to be known that they don't need no Gangnam style when Transformers are in the house. Get on the dance floor with Soundwave and Blaster and other Transformers characters in this robot throw down to show who has the best moves. Watch the video and tell us who do you think has the better moves in the poll and comments below.
SDCC 2012 - Official Bot Shots of Starscream Launcher, 2012 Bot Shots Singles, and 2013 Flip Shot Bumblebee
Hasbro has sent out a batch of official images of the cute and irresistible Transfomrers Bot Shots! The images include Transformers the remaining 2012 Bot Shots, such as the Starscream Launcher, Battle Mask Bumblebee, and Skywarp; as well as a sneak peek at the 2013 Flip Shot Bumblebee! These new figures will get better articulation and be a bit heftier. The four new types of Bot Shots are self explanatory: Jump Shots, Spin Shots, Flip Shots, and Blitz Shots. Take a look at the images after the jump and check out all of the announcements at our Hasbro Brand Panel report.
Hasbro has just pushed out some official images of Transformers KRE-O Kreon Micro Changers Combiners Superion, Devastator, Bruticus, and Predicus (we know) showing off all of the figures within each team with stunning clarity. These images are the same ones that were showcased at the Hasbro Transformers Brand Panel. See the official images after the jump!
The Tformers gang is live at San Diego Comic Con 2012 and we were lucky enough to pick up this little gem: the Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron Bruticus! The set is an SDCC 2012 exclusive and features coloring of the figures that are accurate to the representation within the Transformers Fall of Cybertron game (read our impressions of the game) due August 21, 2012. We have a boatload of images for you to take a look at the unique packaging as well as all of the figures in their robot, vehicle, and combined forms.
SDCC 2012 - Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Prime, Bot Shots, Universal Studios Exclusives, and Rescue Bots
We round out our coverage of the Hasbro preview night display case with additional images of the Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Prime, which still does not have a release date, and is based off of the Transformers Masterpiece MP-10 Convoy mold; we also have looks at Bot Shots; Rescue Bots; and the Universal Studios exclusives including Deluxe Evac. Take a look in the gallery.
The second part of our walkaround of the Hasbro display area includes the Transformers Prime toyline. Not really any surprises here unless you count Thundertron, which makes its debut in October 2012 for $19.99. Unfortunately Ultra Magnus and Skyquake have not been sited, but be sure to check out the entire display in our gallery.
Robotkingdom was at BotCon 2012 and brought along some display-only third party products, including upcoming TFC Toys' Power Core Combiners limbs Iron Army and Perfect Effect's PE-DX 01B RC (Not Arcee). These Iron Army guys, which are designed to connect to PCC Bombshock, comprise of the two sets: Set A German Tiger-I Tank and U.S. P-51 Mustang plan; and Set B Japanese J7 Shinden plane and Russian T-34 tank. We learned of the PE-DX 01 series way back in January of this year. These figures are currently pre-orderable from Robotkingdom and will release in May 2012. See the images and pre-order links in the full article.
One of the highlights of BotCon has always been the dealer room and this year is not any different. With fans and collectors alike running around the floor trying to hunt down that one toy that they have been looking for, this is the place to be. This year, we saw quite a lot of cool stuff, with Takara Tomy's Masterpiece MP-11 Starscream selling out at various dealers within an hour or so into the preview, shops with Transformers First Edition figures getting swamped, and more. Take a walk with us in the gallery in the full article!
Convention News & Updates
SLAGACON 2013 will be in the greater Cincinnati area Oct 26th, 2013 9:00am - Oct 27th, 2013 5:00pm at the Hilton Cincinnati Airport! We have looked and planned for several months in order to make sure Slagacon 2013 is a great show! The registration for dealers and artists is now open. Read more details below.
SLAGACON 2013 will be in the greater Cincinnati area! We have looked and planned for several months in order to make sure Slagacon 2013 is a great show! That is why we are holding it in the Greater Cincinnati Area. This area offers a wide variety of culture and attractions for everyone to enjoy! This area also offers great dining opportunities as well as shopping experiences second to none! We will have more information in the coming weeks about the hotel and convention space that will be used for Slagacon 2013!
New York Comic Con 2012 returns month on October 11th - 14th to the Javitz Center with loads of comic and action figure goodness in store. You can be sure Tformers and the whole ENI network will be bringing you all the news and updates from the show. The schedule has been released for the show with two Transformer related events coming our way featuring panels from Transformers Brand Team and the folks from IDW Publishing offering us the scoop on the latest news and upcoming releases. Read the full event details for New York Comic Con 2012 for more info.
Remember the Cybertroncon event held by Hasbro in Singapore last year? Well, it looks like they may be gearing up for another. Hasbro China posted this poster on their Weibo page teasing at another event coming in 2012. The image simply shows two Rodimus and Optimus Prime Classics / Henkei molds in clear plastic. Stay tuned for more news about Cybertroncon as it is made available.
BotCon 2012 - Wheeljack Is 2012 Fans Choice for Transformers Hall of Fame; Shockwave to Appear in Prime Series
Just in from the Transformers BotCon 2012 is news from the Hall of Fame event in Dallas, Texas. It should be no surprise really that Wheeljack has been voted by the fans into the 2012 Transformers Hall of Fame in the 2012 nominations. We would like to congratulate Wheeljack on the distinction that is long overdue. It was also announced that Shockwave will be in Transformers Prime. At the end of his induction video during the Hall of Fame ceremony, a clip from the series was included where he was being introduced to the Autobots in the show (could this be the character David Kaye will be voicing in a "special" two-part arc?).
The BotCon group have sent out an email to members letting them know the BotCon 2012 teaser page is now online exposing the Reveal the Shield Optimus Prime figure. They are planning another fun-filled show that they will once again be filled with amazing guests, plenty of awesome official toy exclusives, seminars, panels and of course, you, the fans, from all over the world! No dates or times have been revealed yet. Check out the full update after the jump for more details.
We are pleased to announce SLAG-A-CON 2012 will be held at Millcreek Civic Center in Chesterfield, Indiana on October 13, 2012. We cannot wait to see all the returning attendees from previous years or the new faces of attendees who will attend for the first time this year. Check the news and updates at www.slagacon.com.
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