Acid Free Gallery is featuring a series of ten character portrait pieces of prominent Generation One Autobots and Decepticons by artist Thong Le (also known as WEAPONIX), which will be for sale at this year's NYCC, taking place in a short two weeks. Priced at $50 per faction set of five, or $15 per individual print while supplies last, variant metallic sets will also be offered for $75 each. For preview images and full details, keep reading!
Youtube user Peaugh has posted a video covering Sentinel's Optimus Prime pen, which primarily boasts its status as a small, highly poseable figure of G1 Optimus Prime. In the video we get a rundown of the figure's articulation, followed by the incredibly fiddly process of changing it to one of the most uncomfortable looking pens I have ever seen. If you're curious about this expensive writing tool, click through and check out the embedded video.
Welcome to Shartweek!... Sorry, I couldn't resist biting on that one. Jokes aside, Shartimus Prime returns with a new video review and images for the Transformers Generations Sky Byte Toy Voyager Class action figure! The reduxed RID figure has been upgraded from head to toe and we've got the report on this guy from out of the box to his many modes. Read on to see the video and images for the full review now.
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Hollywood is a strange place where guys like Micheal Bay create movies about nothing and everything. Here, is yet another off the cuff idea being painted onto the Transformers Age of Extinction movie. This one tries to explain how some of the movies elements, such as Prime riding Grimlock, are based on classic Western movies...Ohhhkay. Read on to watch the clip now, but keep your pistols drawn just in case Bay pulls another fast one on us.
TakaraTomy has updated their product pages for the Legends Swerve and Tailgate 2-pack and Voyager Brainstorm! Brainstorm's page has the first good shot of the Japanese release of Arcana, and Tailgate and Swerve are shown in significantly darker, more toy-derived color schemes than their US counterparts. Keep reading to see the photos!
Member Tober of the Australian Transformers forums, OTCA, has posted images and a brief review of Generations Deluxe Arcee! She's looking pretty good, with a decent set of accessories and a really well-executed headsculpt of the G1 design. Keep reading for the photos and details!
Marking the home video release of Age of Extinction, voice actor Peter Cullen committed his hand prints and signature to a tile of concrete at TCL Chinese Theatre. A large statue of Optimus Prime was on display at the theatre, and a second concrete slab was present featuring a single tire print to represent the Autobot leader. Keep reading to see images from the event from Twitter user Levi Tinker, and a Youtube video from Mingle Media with highlights from the event where Peter Cullen credits his brother as his inspiration.
The Collectors Club has posted a reminder that the time to sign up for the third Figure Subscription Service is nearly elapsed, with registration closing at midnight on October 2nd! (We recommend signing up no later than the 1st, as confusion has occurred previously over what "midnight" of a given date precisely means). Along with this reminder, a new storyline is being posted through the Facebook page for Tornado which is to deal with the origin of Starscream's "G2" body. Keep reading to check out the first installment!
Third party Transformers news for the week ending September 27th, 2014.
Includes the latest news from Boldforms, Custom Robots, DX9 Toys, Keith's Fantasy Club, Play With This Too, Renderform, TFC Toys and Toy Stages.
Screen shot this week is of of the Heathkit Hero 1 on Mister Wizard's World.
A member of the 2005 forums spotted an interesting prototype among the special features on the TF4 Blu-Ray. A designer is holding a new Dinobot of some type, and one that very much looks like a new riff on the stylized Animated Grimlock design. Odds are good the Dinobot leader is going to figure into the show released on the heels of Age of Extinction, but the question remains: is this our next Grimlock? Keep reading to see the photo!
MP-20 has barely been out a week, and already there's an announcement of Third Party parts for him! The twist is that this is a new group, the Guild of Concoctious Intent (nice name!), formed by members of the 2005 forums. The cannons will mount on Wheeljeck's shoulders, have a mounting part for vehicle mode, and even work with the MP Sideswipe mold! Keep reading for more info and pictures!
YouTuber chuckdawg1999 has reviewed Construct-Bots Hound and Wideload! Hound looks pretty good in both modes, and Wideload turns into a nifty set of armor and weapons for Hound - but Chuck does have some concerns about the construction. Keep reading to see the review!
Time to go out and pick up Age of Extinction! Today is the North American release date for the fourth Transformers film on physical media - Blu-Ray, 3D Blu-Ray, DVD, and combinations thereof - and BaCon's got a list of what you'll find where! Click here
to read it!
Following being on display at Super Festival 66, Million Publishing's HeroXnet has tweeted two promotional images of mailaway exclusives Shouki and Go-Shooter. Showing both toys along with their partner character figures both in regular display stance and action oriented poses, they're doing a good job selling both, even if Go-Shooter is arguably the one with the greater degree of interest right now. Keep reading to check out both full size images!
Transformers Collectors' Club facebook page has posted an updated images of the G2 Starscream that was just shown. According to the Club: "The group shot had an earlier version of Starscream before the correct faction symbol was added...." Read on to see what is believed to be completed figure.
We can't get enough of that MP-20 Wheeljack so how can we resist yet another review of the uh-mazing Transformers Masterpiece that just out from Takara Tomy. Get the break down on this figure as he is unbox, transformed and posed relentlessly to reveal the good and bad details. As usual, we have a bunch of detailed images to go along with the review for those times when the hand is quicker than the eye. Read on for the full Masterpiece Wheeljack MP-20 feast.
Just out are new images of the Keith's Fantasy Club Haiku action figure. This toy is a third party Transformer homage to the Predacon Sky-Byte. Get a look at the box and the painted figure in his robot shark mode for a the full look at the product release.