The new Angry Birds Transformers game from Rovia has rolled out a "soft launch" today In New Zealand and Finland according to Forbes.com. As the game draws nearer to the releases on October 15 for iOS and October 30th on Android. We are seeing more and more footage with a new 27+ minute clip that has been posted on YouTube giving us a the first real good look at the hand-ons game details. Read on to watch the full hands-on video now.
Tom Scioli sat down with Max Robinson of Deadshirt.net at the Small Press Expo to talk about his work on The Transformers vs. GI Joe
, his influences, his goals, and how success has put more eyes on his work at both Hasbro and IDW. Scioli is a smart guy with a good eye for comics and their history -and as usual, it shows in this interview. Keep reading for excerpts and a link to the full conversation!
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Marc T. Nobleman reports that G1 Voice Actor Buster Jones has passed away on September 15th at the age of 71. The cause is currently unknown. Jones was the voice of Blaster, as well as appearing as the 2006 chief of the New York PD in season 3. Among his other notable roles is that of Black Vulcan on the Super Friends
cartoon. An excerpt from Nobleman's obituary of Jones follows after the cut.
Andrew Wildman is selling five signed editions of the convention-exclusive version of ReGen One number 100 on eBay, complete with sketches of Rodimus on the included backing boards. ReGeneration One was Simon Furman's "completion" of the original Marvel G1 storyline with art primarily by Wildman with issues by Guido Guidi and guest art by a variety of other TF art notables like Geoff Senior. Keep reading to see the images and a link to Wildman's eBay page!