Twincast / Podcast Episode #121 "SDCC 2015"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #121 "SDCC 2015"

SDCC 2015 - In this episode we will be discussing all the latest news coming out of San Diego Comic Con from rumors and reveals to new comics that will be headed to a comic shop near you. San Diego Comic Con, the place where everyone wants to be, is taking place this week (July 9-12) and we've got the latest scoop on all the big surprising and those not so surprising reveals in the Transformers world BUT we decided to throw you a curve ball tonight and start off with a little discussion of non-TF SDCC news that we are each looking forward to.
Transformers Subscription Service 4.0 - 6th Figure Reveal

Transformers Subscription Service 4.0 - 6th Figure Reveal

IMPACTOR!!! - At BotCon this year, the Transformers Collectors' Club revealed five of the six figures being sold in the Transformers Subscription Service 4.0. Those five were Ruckus, Windsweeper, Spinister, Needlenose, and Bludgeon - Members of the Mayhem Attack Squad and components to the Mayhem Maximus combiner. Now the sixth figure for TFSS 4.0 is ready to be revealed! One of the last survivors of his team, IMPACTOR seeks revenge against the Mayhem Attack Squad. Willing to put it all on the line, this gruff warrior will show he's made of the metal to stand up against any combiner!
New Galleries: SDCC Constructicons Scrapper, Hook, Long Haul, Bonecrusher, Scavenger and Mixmaster

New Galleries: SDCC Constructicons Scrapper, Hook, Long Haul, Bonecrusher, Scavenger and Mixmaster

Constructicons - By now you have undoubtedly checked out our SDCC 2015 Devastator gallery (If you haven't then by all means get to clicking). Now its time to break down Devy into his component Constructicons featuring Scrapper, Hook, Long Haul, Bonecrusher, Scavenger and Mixmaster. This sextet features more paint apps than the standard retail edition and as you can see the chrome purple also extends into the robot modes of Scrapper, Hook and Mixmaster as well.
Hasbro's Official Transformers Products Images

Hasbro's Official Transformers Products Images

Official Pics - You know the drill by now, after all the many reveals today from the Hasbro Brand Panel comes official Images. This photogallery of images covers the gambit including G2 Superion and Menasor (and their component bots), Scattershot, Fan's Choice Combiner Victorion, RID Clash of the Transformers, Masterpiece and Platinum Editions. Click on the links above to see our individual SDCC 2015 coverage galleries, click on the images below to see the official images.
New Gallery: SDCC 2015 Transformers Robots in Disguise Legion Class and More

New Gallery: SDCC 2015 Transformers Robots in Disguise Legion Class and More

Robots In Disguise - After this morning's Breakfast Press event gallery for Transformers Robots in Disguise, the Hasbro Booth at San Diego Comic Con 2015 has put out some additional Legion class figures due late 2015/early 2016, and some of the figures we already knew about from previous news. The Legions waves feature, for now, repaints of Strongarm into her Patrol Mode, Optimus into Ultra Magnus, plus Thunderhoof, Drift, and Windblade. Check out below a selection from the gallery thanks to site owner Seibertron, and click on any of them for the full show!

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Peter Spellos

Posted 1 hour ago by Va'al - 576 views

NEW! Auto Assembly Announces returning guest: It's Peter Spellos! It’s not very often that voice actors make a return appearance at Auto Assembly. Not because we don’t want to see many of our guests come back but with a limited budget for voice actors for the convention we tend to focus on bringing actors to Auto Assembly who haven’t visited the event before so it’s rare that actors make return appearances and if they do it’s not usually for a few years. However, something rather - Read More

SDCC 2015 Transformers Exclusives is currently in-stock at Hasbro Toy Shop

Posted 6 hours ago by mooncake623 - 3,707 views

NEW! Transformers Exclusives on Hasbro Toy Shop is now Live! Go get them while they're still instock! Please note that the site is extremely slow at the - Read More

REMINDER SDCC Exclusives up on Hasbro Toy Shop today July 28 2015

Posted 8 hours ago by william-james88 - 4,400 views

Hold on to your butts! Today is the day the SDCC 2015 Hasbro Exclusives are available on Hasbro Toy Shop. Though the time is unknown, here is a tip from Seibertron's own Chuckdawg: Refresh the home page because there will be a link there. Some people have tried doing searches for SDCC and Comic Con but that's not a guarantee to work. FYI I've now heard that the stuff will go up between 9:30-10:30AM EST The big ticket items this year are SDCC Devastator and the Combiner Hunters 3 - Read More

Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-11T Thundercracker Announced!

Posted 8 hours ago by Mindmaster - 4,067 views

Great news for those who own Takara's interpretation of Starscream and Skywarp using the MP-11 mold! Thanks to an announcement from Takara Tomy Mall, we now have news that Thundercracker will also receive Takara's MP-11 treatment, using a more cartoon-inspired deco! MP-11T will be exclusive to Takara Tomy Mall (similar to Unite Warriors UW-04 Defensor), will cost 14,904 yen (approximately $120 USD), limited to 2,000 units, and will be available mid-November of this year. This will probably - Read More

Figure King #210 Scans - UW Devastator, MP Ironhide, Diabattles, Adventure, QT

Posted 15 hours ago by Va'al - 7,601 views

Fellow Seibertronian Powered Convoy, also an active member over at fellow fansite the Allspark, has sent us some high-resolution scans of previously revealed or seen coming items from Takara Tomy's stables and their licensees, courtesy of the Figure King magazine issue #210. You can check out the images mirrored below, featuring Diaclone Diabattle, MP-27 Ironhide, Q Transformers, UW Devastator and more! - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2015 Charity Auction raises $10417.40 for Make-A-Wish Canada

Posted 15 hours ago by Va'al - 3,461 views

We receive news from TFcon Toronto that their charity auction really went down a treat last weekend! They were able to raise a whopping $10417.40 for Make-A-Wish Canada, and that is all thanks to the fans attending and bidding - so they've sent the informative and thankful post below, for everyone to read and share in the warm glow. TFcon is very proud to announce that our 2015 charity auction was able to raise $10417.40 for Make-A-Wish® Canada. We are very proud of everyone in our - Read More

New Transformers: Robots In Disguise Concept art featuring early "Matches Malone like" Denny

Posted 19 hours ago by william-james88 - 5,803 views

Artist Jose Lopez has posted some new Transformers: Robots In Disguise concept art on his Instagram account. These feature some renditions of Strongarm, Fixit, Russel, Bumblebee and Denny, who looks far more like Matches Malone (one of Batman's undercover disguises). The character of Denny had changed quite a bit since conception, as we already knew from our very own Jon Bailey who auditioned for the role, and this is further proof of that. Also, notice how Fixit initially had threads instead - Read More

Transformers Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Found Discounted at Winners (TJ Maxx)

Posted 20 hours ago by william-james88 - 6,009 views

The Transformers Age of Extinction overstock isn't depleting, it seems. Winners (the Canadian name of TJ Maxx) now has Stomp and Chomp Grimlock, and at a reduced price of 50$ canadian (38.36$ US). He might be coming ot a TJ Maxx near you, if you are interested and held off this long. Also, it is to be noted that the recent rare Power Battler figures found (Junkheap, Vehicon, ect) can interact with this toy (as all other Power Battler figures - Read More

Floro Dery Concept Art - Quintesson Castle and Ariel

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 7,536 views

Fellow Seibertronian Cyberpath has spotted a couple more pieces of unused concepts by Transformers artist Floro Dery via the usual Etsy store, this time featuring the Quintesson castle and Ariel, an early version of what then became Elita - check them both out mirrored below! The Transformers Quintesson castle and Ariel (later redesigned and renamed as Elita) Signed prints are available at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/FDartstudio - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Kei Zama

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 7,597 views

Another update from Auto Assembly HQ as we inch ever closer to the event! Announced today was their latest guest for August 2015, a fan artist from Japan known in the online fandom as Golby II - Kei Zama! You can find a selection of her work in the links below, as well as some more info on this very talented artist. While Auto Assembly is taking it’s final bow, we realise the Transformers brand moves ever onward, with new stories, characters and creative artists. It’s fitting - Read More

Q-Transformers 2 Episode 4 Now Online

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 5,771 views

Another episode of the second series accompanying the Q-Transformers toyline from Takara Tomy has been uploaded to the DLE Channel on Youtube, and is embedded below. The title, you ask? Something along the lines of (sorry, Japanese speakers) 'The Road To Our Favorite Characters In Sengoku Basara' - check out the episode to find out what the Capcom game has to do with Optimus Prime, Lockdown and Tracks. - Read More

CybFest NW Update - Metal Earth Transformers Registration Incentive

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 5,021 views

The folks behind CybFest NW have sent us an update concerning their event in Kent, WA, on August 22nd - and they're adding a registration incentive directly from officially licensed Metal Earth Transformers models from Fascinations Inc. Read on below for more! Fascinations Inc. has generously donated some of their officially licensed Transformers models from their Metal Earth line to CybFest NW. So we are including a random Transformer model in the goodie bag of the first 100 - Read More

TFSource News - CW Devastator Instock, MMC Ocular Max, DX9 War in Pocket Preorders & More!

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 6,454 views

TFSource News - CW Devastator Instock, MMC Ocular Max, DX9 War in Pocket Preorders & More! NEW HOT PREORDERS: New preorders this week include: War in Pocket - X13 Mightron, PE-DX05 - Leonidas, KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi, TFC Toys - OS-01 Ironwill, TFC Toys - OS-02 Medic, New Mastermind Creations and Ocular Max figures including PS-01 Sphinx, Reformatted R-16 Anachus and more, FansToys Limited Edition Green & Blue Scoria and Scoria - Smoke Dino Head Add-on, - Read More

Premium Collectables Newsletter #4

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 6,360 views

Premium Collectables Newsletter #4 ****** IMPORTANT NEWS AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMERS****** Premium Collectables WILL be selling the MP-27 Iron Hide, as usual we will be the lowest price, but we won't open orders up until Takara actually release official pricing, we feel this is the more responsible way to go about it rather than sheer baseless price speculation without factual confirmation that could lead to dissapointment. Premium Collectables now selling PC Addon KITS, See our - Read More

Wonderfest 2015 - Takara Tomy Q Transformers Evangelion Crossover

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 14,783 views

Some more bites of news from Wonderfest 2015, this time via the official Takara Tomy Transformers Twitter account and user tomet_s, featuring the Q Transformers line as they venture back into Neon Genesis Evangelion territory (as the franchise has done before with MP-10). The itty bitty Eva Units 00, 01 and 02 share the same mold as the Hello Kitty crossover, and sport their traditional anime schemes - check them out below! - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Legends Skywarp

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 13,073 views

Fellow Seibertronian chuckdawg1999 was able to grab the third Seeker from the Combiner Wars Legends class line, part of wave 4 of the line overall which has been appearing at retail this month. There are some changes, it seems, so check out the video review below! Skywarp completes the G1 Seeker trio quite nicely. Sure it's a repaint of Starscream but that was a solid mold, one I think is much better than the Classics Deluxe mold. Finding this online may be tough due to mark ups and scalping - Read More

Wonderfest 2015 - Fewture Transformers ES Fort Max, Star Saber Teaser

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 10,519 views

Thanks again to Weibo user 52Toys, we get to take a look at the upcoming releases by Fewture, the producers of superdeformed Transformers figures in the ES Gokin line. And it seems as though the next figure is Fort Max, followed by a teaser of Star Saber - check them out mirrored below! - Read More

Wonderfest 2015 - Takara Tomy Diaclone Reboot

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 17,375 views

If Tokyo Toy Show brought us the first look at the Diaclone Reboot, Wonderfest 2015 delivers the confirming blow. Thanks to Weibo user 52Toys, we have a good selection of images of the MP sized figures, the teeny tiny pilots and more, along with a Diaclone Archive display from Takara Tomy - check them all out below! - Read More

Wonderfest 2015 - Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-27 Ironhide

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 18,628 views

Thanks to fellow Seibertronian Cyberpath, who has been raking the internet to separate the multiple sources of the images, we have a new selection of angles and shots from Wonderfest 2015 in Japan, showing off the upcoming Masterpiece MP-27 Ironhide! Check out below the robot mode, the battle station and an unpainted vehicle mode, from Twitter users chromless, tomet_s, the Action Robo Facebook page and Weibo user 52Toys. - Read More

Wonderfest 2015 - Prime 1 Studio Museum Masterline AoE Lockdown, Optimus and Galvatron Busts

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 9,616 views

After the recent Prime 1 Studio Age of Extinction Optimus Prime glossy pictures, we also have a greyer update from Wonder Festival in Chiba, Japan, featuring the bounty hunter with a gun for a face: Lockdown. The images come from Weibo user 52Toys, and show off multiple angles of the big bad bot, including the canine companion Steeljaw. Also on display were some prototypes of Optimus Prime and Galvatron busts. Check them all out mirrored below! - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #121 - SDCC 2015
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Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015