XM Studios has posted images of their work-in-progress Optimus Prime statue based on the G1 design! There's still a ways to go on this: there's no color yet, and XM's fans seem to believe there will be alternate pieces judging by the comments. And of course it's all subject to Hasbro approval. No details yet on pricing or availability, but it's an intricate piece and a collector statue, so we expect it to be priced accordingly. Keep reading to see!
Thanks to our pals over at the Allspark we have a very tuneful bit of news about the Original Transformers G1 Musical Scores Coming from Sony Records Next Summer. According to word they have recieved from composer Robert J Walsh is that he working on these original recordings for re-release in May of next year. There is even word that we may get a 5.1 surround mix along with other soundtracks from G.I. Joe, My Little Pony, and Jem & the Holograms.
The TFSource TFCon sale is now up! We’ve got tons of Masterpiece, tons of Third Party and lots more on sale this weekend online and at the booth. Figures are starting as low as $20!! Check out the deals now at tfsource.com
TFCon Chicago is almost here, and quite a few companies are showing up to have fun! Among the unexpected publishers... are ThreeA, makers of the upcoming Premium Scale G1 Optimus Prime figure. They'll be bringing along a striking print by artist Ashley Wood that is based on the figure. This print will be limited to 45 pieces and they don't mention the price in the press release, so I wouldn't expect it to be cheap. Keep reading to see the image!
ComicBlitz, the “All You Can Eat” subscription service, announce a partnership with IDW Publishing, as a digital distributor for the premier comics publisher. Hundreds of comics and graphic novels will be rolling out over the next few months on the platform, starting today with over 125 issues of titles such as Transformers, GI Joe, Star Trek, My Little Pony, Dungeons & Dragons, Locke & Key, The Crow, and more!