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Transformers Generations Fan Vote Result Announced For War For Cybertron Two Pack
ExVee - Tuesday, February 27, 2018

A quick period of social media hashtag voting has come and gone, and now that the responses have been counted up, John Warden has appeared in a short video on the Transformers Facebook page to announce the winning pair of figures, though the result is hardly surprising if you kept an eye on the voting activity at all while it was going on. Keep reading to find out the winner!

Some fans will be happy to find out that Impactor vs Mirage has won the vote and will go on to be a special edition two pack release sometime next year. Though it will be a while before we know exactly what shape this Impactor will take, both literally and figuratively, the prior wide-retail Impactor toy was not remotely an ideal representation of the character, so there may be hope for something a little better this time out.

While I personally agree with one comment on the Facebook post saying how getting a toy of one of the very first Transformers seen in the cartoon in a form based on that appearance would have been pretty special, I also doubt very much that either Wheeljack or Tracks are ruled out of the toy lineup for next year despite the polling results. It's more likely the vote was really between Impactor, Needlenose, and Spinister to get a toy made and the three Autobots were locked in one way or the other. But time will tell on that!

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Over on the Free Comic Book Day website, writer John Barber and artist Alex Milne have given an interview about their FCBD offering, Unicron #0! Barber outright calls Unicron "the end of the story we've been telling for over a decade," and touts the involvement of all of IDW's current TF writers in the planning of the story. Keep reading for an excerpt about Unicron #0, and a link to the full interview where Milne & Barber talk about what comics mean to them!
Thanks to SurgeOpressor we have a sighting report of the new assortment of Cyber Battalion figures featuring Shockwave and Sideswipe, plus some new photos of Shockwave. The figures were purchased at a Walgreens in San Francisco (of which we assume there must be a staggering number all told) with at least one other sighting in the same area indicating the beginnings of distribution for the new wave. They're priced the same as their predecessors at Walgreens, around $18, though it seems to vary by location. Click through to check out the new photos.
We've got a quick few images on Weibo giving us our first in hand look at the new Cyber Battalion Sideswipe. Part of an assortment with the brand new Shockwave, Sideswipe has been accused of not entirely representing the typical look of the character, and now we have a clearer idea why: It shares fundamental engineering (and probably some of its parts) with Prowl. While many parts look brand new, some of the inner body structure does seem to be shared between the toys, and they seem to transform identically. You can get a good look at the pair side by side in the new photos to compare them for yourself, click through to see!
This evening via twitter, Flame Toys has shared some new photos of an early sample of their upcoming figure of Tarn. Tarn is the first of IDW's Decepticon Justice Division to get an official, licensed figure representation, albeit a non-transforming one. Flame Toys reports that they've finally finished the color master as depicted in these images, which should represent what the full production run will look like later on. We have the photos mirrored for your convenience, check them out just below!
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