Botcon 2014 - TCC Panel Report And Photos

The Transformers Collector's Club panel has just wrapped up, and we have the scoop on the development of this year's Botcon set, plus our first looks at the figures for the upcoming third Transformers Figure Subscription Set with another range of eccentric character choices from a wide swath of molds. Check out the photos and report from our own BaCon below! TCC Panel


Brian Savage - Director
Pete Sinclair - PR and Marketing
Lanny Lathem - Creative Director

BotCon 2014 Convention Set
Art by Robby Musso

Early designs shown for box art.

Figure mock-ups shown.

Figure design templates for China manufacturing.

DevCon
Cannonball
Ginrai
Ferak
Scorponok

Headmaster concept designs.
Started with head swiveling. Scrapped becuse head and neck didn't align well.
THey used Spike mold to save costs on making a new mold.
Scrapped swivel for new design.
Encountered problems with toy popping due to probs with mold sizes.
Lots of colors issues had to be corrected.
There is an issue with the shoulders that remains. They need to be taken off and switched around.
2000 Scorponok's made.
Test shot was correct, but the productions versions were not.

Souvenirs

Brimstone
Alpha Trizer
Shokaract
Flareup
Pounce
Wingspan
Ape-Linq

Member Figures

Rampage
Design Mock

Transmutate Club Exclusive

Figure and Box design

Two figure set to hold exclusive and member figure in one box.

TFSS 3.0

Action Masters Theme

Krok with Gatoraider - Megatron / Deadwing mold. New head sculpt and colors.
Nacelle - 2007 Wings of Honor Thrust remold. Uses old 80s colors scheme from G1 catalogs.
Serpent O.R - Generations Scourge remake with Ratbat head.
ZAP - Goldbug / bumble mold. Based on old Takara line that was never release "Transformers Blocktown."
G2 Starscream - Generations seeker mold.
Tarantulas - Wreckgar mold. With two Arachinid mini-cons.

2015 Members Club Figure

Q&A

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