If you missed some or all of the SDCC 2014 Transformers news coverage from last week, we got you covered with our massive roundup of news and updates from the convention. Get the scoop on all the news, images, videos, panels, and more as it happenend right here in a single post that includes all our coverage from the show. Read on too see it all now.
The eyes of the world were watching San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 for major announcements and this year IDW Publishing took the stage to reveal an impressive array of projects that are coming soon! Behold, the cure for the post-convention blues. Read on to see details on Transformers vs G.I. JOE, My Little Pony, and more!
Hasbro is giving away free posters showing the Age of Extinction toys in a Hong Kong street scene, and BaCon's got one! Looks like there's even a 10% HasbroToyShop coupon on there, so click through to see the poster and then ask a friend at SDCC to grab you one!
It's taken a while and we've had some interesting side-trips - wouldn't give up Kreons for the world - but we're finally getting the Transformers building product we all dreamed of: buildable brick Transformers that change modes without having to be rebuilt. Keep reading for the first promotional images of the upcoming Kre-O Battle Changers!
Announced at SDCC 2014, G1 Slog is probably the least different from his retail deco but if you want to round out your Comic-Con G1 Dinobots set, he's a must-have! Amazon has put up a preorder page for the figure, who has a list price of $34.99 and a ship date of December 15th. Keep reading for mirrored images and a link, and get your holiday shopping for the Dinobot fan in your life done now!
Tformers is at SDCC 2014 covering the news live as it happens. Get ready for the IDW Comics panel. Get the news on Transformers, GI Joe, My Little Pony, Magic The Gathering and many more comics updates that will be coming this and next year. Read on for the fill reporting and images.
Just in from BaCon is a quick shot of all the Hasbro SDCC exclusives, including Knights of Unicron and the G1 Dinobots featured on an order form catalog from the Hasbro Toy Shop booth. Hasbro's offering a diverse assortment of exclusive merchandise at the show this weekend, and at least a little bit of all of it should come up available on Hasbro Toy Shop online for those who can;t make it out in person this year.
Hasbro Toy Shop is offering 10% off your next order from the online store using coupon code COMIC2014
. This code is good through August 10th, but despite the timing of the release will not be valid towards SDCC exclusives when they are posted for sale on HTS. Other standard exclusions apply towards specific large items, and of course tax and shipping are calculated separately!
BaCon is hard at work at SDCC bringing us all the latest info. He's stopped back by the Hasbro Booth and caught some new additions to the display case. Today they're featuring more of the upcoming Age of Extinction Wal-Mart exclusive multipacks, plus an up close look at the Platinum Series Silver Knight Optimus exclusive coming to Target. Keep reading to check it all out!
The official Transformers Facebook page has posted a special unboxing video for the G1 Dinobots boxset exclusive to Comic-Con International. Click through to get a link to the design team walking you through the packaging as well as all the numerous G1 callouts in these elaborate Age of Extinction recolors!
BaCon's got new pictures of Funko's Transformers Hikari Vinyls! Distinct from the company's POP!Vinyl, Hikary Vinyls are small figurines made of translucent, glittered vinyl to assure that they catch the light well ("hikari" is the Japanese word for "light.") Check out the photos below!
BaCon got a chance to talk with Jerry Jivoin of Hasbro and talk about their plans and design work for 2015's Combiner Wars theme for Generations. Jivoin talked with fans at SDCC for about fifteen minutes, and talked about not just the combiners, but Windblade, IDW, and lots more. Thanks to Jerry and Hasbro for their time, and you can see the video by clicking on the title!
On display at SDCC are the upcoming statues from Prime 1 Studio. For the very high end among Transformers collectors these statues capture the movie incarnations of Starscream and Optimus is meticulous detail, and can be obtained for a very high end price if your home and collection simply cannot go on without these art pieces counted among them! Check out all the pictures in our gallery.
Following yesterday's release from Hasbro, Nuclear Blast has issued the announcement of their partnership along with ESP and Kirk Hammet in celebration of Transformers turning 30 by giving away two guitars which can then be autographed by Kirk Hammet. There will also be a CD sampler from Nuclear Blast given away while supplies last, all taking place at the Hasbro booth at SDCC this weekend. Keep reading for the full release.
Our man on the scene, BaCon has brought us a gallery full of photos from the Hasbro display case at their booth in San Diego. On display are the combiners, Age of Extinction exclusives, and more! Additional products may still be added this weekend, but for that we'll have to wait and see. Keep reading to check out the full album!
In a case of incomplete image processing, it seems a bit of extra data found its way in to the stock image of Generations Menasor. With some adjustments to the levels, you can clearly read a portion of a list of filenames, which reveal Huffer and Blackjack on the list of upcoming Legends class toys. Blackjack is very likely Menasor's chest buddy, based on the Micromaster of the same name. We've enhanced the stock photo, check it out for yourself. Thanks to Jalaguy for originally discovering this!
Finally we have the first look at the "mainline" figures for Robots in Disguise, starting with none other than Bumblebee. Sharing a lot of visual cues with Prime's Vehicon body, Bumblebee is looking pretty sharp, and with any luck may share some of that figure's inventive engineering tricks. This is just one of a full assortment of Deluxe figures that will launch in 2015, but we'll have to keep waiting to see his case-mates. Check out the photos below!
The debut of Robots in Disguise merchandise delighted many with the promise of Cyberverse-scale figures to return! Seen so far are Legion Optimus Prime, and a police truck representing the newly revealed character Strongarm. If you can't get enough of these smaller scale Transformers, it looks like you're going to be in luck next year! Keep reading to see the images.
Hasbro properly debuted the merchandise for next year's "Robots in Disguise" cartoon that will be the sequel to Transformers Prime. With just a small amount to show so far, we're starting with familiar One-Step Changer toys, and a new play pattern called Hyper Change. But more interesting to me is the car that turns in to a dinosaur! Keep reading to check it out yourself!
Just in are the official stock photos for the Hasbro merchandise revealed today at the SDCC Hasbro Transformers Panel. First up we have the big news of the day and looks at all of the newly revealed Combiner Wars characters making up the first two assortments of 2015. Check out the return of Motormaster, as well as updates to classic forms of the combiner team members. Keep reading to see them all!
Tformers is live on the ground at SDCC 2014 covering all the news as it happens. Get ready for the Hasbro Transformers Panel report that we will be publishing live The panel is complete! Read on for our report and slides from the event.
BaCon's gotten video footage of the preview of Robots In Disguise 2015! The new animation style is looking good, and we get good looks at Bumblebee, Sideswipe, and the Elite Guard and Dinobot members of the team who are as-yet unnamed. Keep reading to see!
BaCon's still at the Hasbro Breakfast at Comic-Con International 2014, and he's got photos of the promo for Robots in Disguise 2015! Click the title to see! (...is that Smokescreen returning from Prime Beast Hunters in a more G1ish design?)
That wasn't much of a wait, huh? BaCon has snapped more photos of upcoming Generations Combiners Superion and Menasor! The combiners will be sold as individual figures consisting of a Voyager Class for the mid-section and Deluxe Class figures for the limbs. It seems to me like Superion's gun is a robot unto itself... and it looks a lot like Legends Powerglide. Also, it looks as iff Motormaster is possibly a recolor of the upcoming Voyager Optimus Prime. More info as it becomes available, but for now keep reading and check out the gallery! These will be see these out in January 2015 as the start of the "Combiner Wars" to follow Thrilling 30.
We were told combiners were coming for Generations 2015, and here they are! Menasor and Superion are on display at SDCC 2014, and we'll be uploading pictures here as we get them!
BaCon's at Comic-Con International 2014, and he's got pictures of Hasbro's opening night display cases! Get a good look at the Masterpiece, Generations, Age of Extinction and Kre-O pieces on display as well as the limited edition guitar we posted about earlier. Keep reading to see wall-to-wall coverage of the booth, with a whopping 463 pictures!
HasbroToyShop has sent out a press release with a complete listing of all Comic-Con International 2014 exclusives, along with pricing. We've kept you posted on Transformers, but here it is all in one place, complete with Star Wars, My Little Pony, Marvel, and everything else! Even Jem! Keep reading for details!
Hasbro has issued a press release outlining their presence and brands for this year's Comic-Con International, along with schedules for their panels and the sneak preview of Robots In Disguise 2015. Keep reading to see the release!
ToysRUs has sent out an email announcing that all of their SDCC exclusives will be available tomorrow morning at 10AM Eastern Time. While they are not listed on TRU's site as exclusives, it's been said that Masterpiece Prowl and Sunstorm will be sold at SDCC first before making their way to TRU stores. Keep reading for images from the email and a link to the TRU Exclusives list!
IDW Publishing and Humble Bundle have teamed up to deliver a pile of digitally delivered comics just in time to coincide with the beginning of SDCC. Humble Bundles let you pay whatever price you think is fair, but often offer more rewards for just slightly higher prices and this is no different. An assortment of classic and IDW continuity comics are available for a very low price! Keep reading for a link and more details.
Just in is the official Toys R Us SDCC 2014 press release that informs us they will be offering the Transformers Masterpiece Prowl and Sunstorm at the Entertainment Earth booth #2243 this year. Fans will be able to pick the Masterpiece figures up early with Prowl being offered at $70 USD and Sunstorm going for $80 USD. Additionally, Toys R Us will be offering these figures to order online at at toysrus.com/comicconvention
. Read on to see the product details and images now.
Last week IDW released their highly anticipated convention exclusives for this year's San Diego Comic-Con, and now it's time to reveal IDW's panel and signing schedule! Make sure to clear your own schedule, because you won't want to miss any of this!
IDW has an amazing list of talent signing in BOOTH #2643 this year. Come by and meet some of the biggest and brightest stars working in comics today!
IDW editors John Barber and Carlos Guzman, along with Michael Kelly, Hasbro's director for global publishing, offer a comprehensive overview of all things IDW & Hasbro. Transformers! My Little Pony! G.I. Joe! Dungeons & Dragons! Announcements! Prizes! Featuring writer Mairghread Scott, writer/artist Tom Scioli, and many more special guests. Friday July 25, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm in Room 8.
This year, Shout! Factory returns to Comic-Con International 2014 with a dynamic lineup, featuring a revealing panel event, a showcase of new home entertainment products, Comic-Con exclusive items and engaging booth activities. Fans and convention attendees are invited to join in on the excitement at the Shout! Factory booth (#4248) on the main convention floor. Fans will want to note they are giving away FREE Rescue Robots posters. Read on for the full details on event times.
Just in are new official images of the New Knights of Unicron Transformers SDCC Exclusive figures set. Get a first look at the tour guide and stickers that come with the set along some news and previously seen images of the figures on stage and in their heavy metal robot modes as well as looks at their alternate modes. Read on for the full details.
Scans have surfaced of the booklet for the controversial SDCC 2014 "Knights of Unicron" boxset. Beating the joke to death on epic levels, you can read the alternate history of Cybertron's most famous hair-metal band, their decline, individual careers, and reunion tour. You have never seen so many words replaced with "Bot" in one place in your life. Keep reading to see the scans!
Just in are the official details for the SDCC 2014 Hasbro Transformers product panel that promises to reveal "never-beefore-seen product" as well as a preview look at the Transformers Prime follow-up "Transformers: Robots In Disguise" that is slated to air sometime in 2015. Read on for the full details with times and location for the San-Diego Comic-Con 2014 Transformers products panel.
Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1 Variant. There will be two convention exclusive covers to collect for the premiere issue of this jaw-dropping new series. First is the line art cover by none other than Rob Liefeld - $5, Limited to 200 copies, 5 per person. Second is the hull-color wrap around cover by series artist and co-writer, Tom Scioli - $5, Limited to 400 copies, 5 per person. Read on for more details on ALL the IDW SDCC exclusives.
Ebay seller lena81822 has posted an auction with the new SDCC 2014 in-hand Images Knights of Unicron Optimus Prime, Jazz, and Soundwave Transformers exclusive figures out of the package. Following the reveal at BotCon last month, we have some looks of these figure out the package shown in robot and alternate modes as well as lots of HAIR! Read on to see all three, sorry no Megatron, Transformers SDCC 2014 Knights of Unicron exclusives.
Party like it’s 1984 with this “Yearbook” edition of 30 of your favorite AUTOBOT and DECEPTICON KREONS, all in unique G1 and G2 decos!
Thanks to Hasbro who have released new images of the SDCC 2014 Transformers Kreon Class of 1984 G1 Collection exclusive figures. We have a first look at the third of the San Diego Comic-Con Transformers exclusives. Get a look at this pack of 30 figures. The set features an array of Autobots and Decepticons as well as add-on accessories from the 80s like a boom box and copy of TFTM soundtrack. The set will be offered at $59.99 USD at SDCC 2014 with a limited number being offered on Hasbro Toy Shop after the show.
Hasbro will be offering an exclusive G1 version of their Transformers: Age of Extinction Dinobot figures as a 2014 San Diego Comic Con exclusive. The set will include Voyager scale Grimlock and Deluxe scale Snarl, Strafe, and Dinobot Slug in all of their black and gold prehistoric glory.
SPACE WAR I! Earth makes contact with an alien race — and G.I. JOE is on the front lines of first contact! But when the TRANSFORMERS arrive — their version of “peace” does not match our own! This SDCC 2014 edition is available for purchase in 2 limited versions: Covers A and B are limited to 3,000 copies each, and the Incentive Cover C Wraparound version is limited to 600 copies.
Entertainment Tonight has posted an exclusive look at "Knights of Unicron," this year's San Diego Comic Con International exclusive set- which reimagines the War For/Fall Of Cybertron molds of Optimus Prime, Soundwave, "Smooth" Jazz, and Megatron as a hair metal band, complete with Animated Laserbeak and Ratbat guitars, and will cost USD$185.
We've mirrored the images here- click the title to see them now!