Everybody loves a good deal, and we wanted to share a few that we randomly found on Amazon today. Disclaimers, of course: Amazon pricing fluctuates with inventory levels, so while the pricing noted here is accurate to time of writing, it may vary over time; second, pricing and availability is, as far as we know, for US customers only and may not correspond to pricing on your local flavor of Amazon. With that said, let's look at some toys!
We've been reminded that the figures in this leaked image from Weibo are the Titan Guardians sofubi
(Soft Vinyl)-style figures. The figures shown were SDCC 2014 exclusives, and the purple exposed leg is a match for Beast Hunters Shockwave.
So, does this "leak" actually mean anything? Who knows, but keep reading to see the image.
Next up in the new tide of leaks coming from TF-Factory
on Weibo is a new Rescue Bots
Optimus Primal - which in this line is the name they give to Optimus Prime's Dinobot form! Also shown are a pair of Dinobot Mini-Cons, presumed to turn into accessories for larger figures. It's unknown whether they'll ship with Primal or separately, but if we were guessing... we wouldn't bother, because we have no
idea. Click through to see the dinos!
Usual Weibo leak source TF-Factory
has posted a few new things this morning, first up of which is package art for MPM-6 Ironhide! The Movie Masterpiece figure boasts of such features on his package back as "diecast parts," "movable faceplate," "articulated hands," and even "Posable Neck"! A truly exciting development in Transformers tech. Keep reading to see the images!
Thanks to Nick for letting us know Newsarama has posted the Transformers: Lost Light #13 Full Preview! CABIN FEVER! Crammed into a dead Decepticon astropod that's ten sizes too small, the displaced crew of the Lost Light face their most serious threat yet: each other. As tensions rise and tempers fray, only one Autobot is arrogant enough to think he can save the day. Enter Rodimus, expert mediator.
Takara Tomy Mall have posted their retail listing for the Transformers Masterpiece MP-34S Shadow Panther figure that was recently announced. The listing provides all the details on the figure along with high resolution images, pricing, release date, and other details that we have mirrored for you below. Read on to see the translated text and images.
The Weibo page for Mech Planet has posted images of a new entry in their Hot Soldiers
line of Legends-scaled figures: a version of Hearts of Steel
Bumblebee! The hammer-wielding Bumblebee turns into a small steam locomotive which somehow manages to be incredibly cute. Keep reading to see the photos!
Here is a quick update from www.robotkingdom.com.
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TakaraTomy has published a new video to their website detailing the transformation of the Star Wars Powered By Transformers
Darth Vader TIE Fighter! The figure looks good and looks to have a decently involving but not difficult transformation. We can't embed the video here, so click through for a link!
Earlier tonight we shared with you some photos of an apparently early-release copy of Rodimus Unicronus, the new addition to Power of The Primes Leader class wave 2. But there's a bit of a discrepancy with it, as highlighted for us on Twitter by Barricade64
. The official images we've seen of the toy since it was revealed have featured aspects of its deco and the slight remolding of the Rodimus Prime head that point to an intentional nod at the Shattered Glass continuity that was a recurring staple of Fun Publications' time producing licensed material for the brand. It seems that isn't quite so much the case anymore. Keep reading!
If the stock version of Grimlock, and by extension the torso mode of the Dinobot combiner Volcanicus aren't really doing it for you, Perfect Effect is again presenting an after market option to try to address that. PC-23 goes beyond PC-21's replacement hands and feet, giving new combiner body add-ons that will let the combined mode form in a slightly different way, as well as adding a huge sword that breaks down to be individual melee weapons for each Dinobot. And to top it off, it also includes replacement thigh and forearm pieces for Grimlock, making the robot taller - and probably facilitating some of the torso mode alterations. The kit is due in April. Keep reading to see the promo images!
Amazon Japan has posted stock photos for the majority of the June and July assortments of TakaraTomy's Power of The Primes releases. Firstly, this crushes a lot of last-gasp hopes from the fan community as we find that the Dinobots aren't being redirected to a revived Unite Warriors (instead being the majority of June's individual releases), and no Masterforce-based redeco of Darkwing and Dreadwind is forthcoming. We do get really good looks at a lot of what we're getting as wave 2, including our best look yet at the Alchemist Prime/Submarauder Prime Master. We've mirrored all the images below, click through to have a look!
Thanks to Justin geier who gave us the heads up on the in-hand images posted on Ebay of the Rodimus Unicronus In-Hand Images Power of The Primes Leader Class figure. This first wave of figures is barely out and we're already seeing the repaint hitting the shelves in Wichita, Kansas? Read on to see the in-hand images of Rodimus Unicronus below.
Virulina, leader of the Darkling Lords, has discovered that the Transformers are vulnerable to magicand now she's using that weakness to try and gain control of Cybertron and wipe them out! Leoric and Ironhide team up to stop her, but quickly find themselves facing not only the Darkling Lords, but all of New Prysmos itself!
has just released the first images of MP-34S Shadow Panther! Based on Masterpiece Cheetor - just as the original Shadow Panther was a recolor of the original 1996 Deluxe Cheetor mold - Shadow Panther is shown with both the Cheetor and "Mutant Mask" faces on the MP figure. Keep reading for more details!
to view the Radio Free Cybertron live stream for 1/17/2017!
Women Write About Comics have posted an interview with writer Magdalene Visaggio, who's been gone through a crash course on how to handle these Giant Friggin Robots! The Visionaries story takes place with them hiding deep within Cybertron after fleeing from their planet, Prysmos. The story has won some and lost some heroes, which Magdalene gives her take on why they are on Cybertron and the death of Kup. Read on for more.
It's been a contentious issue over the last couple of Prime Wars
installments, and it's only getting more intense. We can see the appeal of stickers to solve budgetary problems, but we can also see the stickers peel - often before we've even bought the toy! In this editorial, RAC goes over the hows and whys of stickers and cites the remarkable consensus growing in a consensus-resistant collector community: Hasbro, Please Stop.
Click through for thoughts on this sticky situation.