Hasbro's stock price dropped slightly today as the company reported that earnings were not meeting analyists' expectations for the company in the first quarter of 2018. Hasbro reported a net loss of $112.5 million or 90 cents per share, and are anticipating another weak quarter to follow in the aftermath of ToyRUs' liquidation. Keep reading for an excerpt from CNBC's story and a link to the full text.
The new Transformers Prime Wars Trilogy from Machinima is just around the corner with the first cartoon coming May 1st, 2018. We have word from the voice actor himself, Frank Todaro. That he will be the voice of Dinobot Sludge in the new toons. Read on for the full quote from Frank.
Writer James Roberts has confirmed on Twitter that he will be taking "a break" from Transformers after the conclusion of his More Than Meets The Eye
epic with Lost Light
#25. When asked if the term "break" corresponded to a return, Roberts responded with "We'll see..." What this means for the future of IDW's Transformers comics is unknown, but one thing is certain: Mr. Roberts will be missed. Keep reading for the tweet.
The Transformers Facebook page has shared a post today featuring a video clip (from Titans Return) and revealing when the third and final series in the Prime Wars Trilogy will launch. With a much shorter wait than that from Combiner Wars to Titans Return, Power of The Primes will begin streaming on Tuesday, May 1st. With the debut so close, it seems odd we haven't seen more promotion leading up to the launch date as we had with both previous web series - but there's still about a week and a half to squeeze some more in! Click through to see the original Facebook post.
Fresh in shops in both New Zealand and The Philippines as of this week, the remaining Terrorcons are now out in the wild to let collectors complete Abominus. Chefatron on Youtube has some video coverage of the new toys, taking a look individually at Sinnertwin, Blot, and Cutthroat, and then the completed combined form. Based on the usual patterns, fans in the US should expect to start seeing these toys become available in about a month from now, around the middle of May. You can check out each of the new videos embedded below.