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!

IDW Transformers: Combiner Hunters One-Shot Review

Posted 16 hours ago by Va'al - 5,407 views

What's On The Box? (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis COMBINER WARS FALLOUT! Because you demanded it—WINDBLADE and CHROMIA team up with ARCEE to put an end to the menace of the COMBINER WARS—but will they end each other first?! Snark off! Story The one-shot that unofficially accompanies the SDCC exclusive Combiner Hunters box set, obviously sharing its title, is also the first introduction, and so far only look at, the team of character that form and become Victorion, the first - Read More

IDW Transformers: Windblade #5 Review

Posted 16 hours ago by ScottyP - 5,056 views

"America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, bad ass speed." Eleanor Roosevelt, 1936 Velocitron Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Blurry Race Against The Light, Which Is Totally Not A Title From MTMTE, We Promise Remember back about a decade ago, when you first watched Transformers: Cybertron on TV? The first few episodes start with a bang, taking you away on a fast-paced adventure spanning three planets within the span of just the first four episodes. One of these planets was - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #43 Review

Posted 16 hours ago by Va'al - 5,304 views

I'm No Superbot (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis Three years into their quest, and the crew of the Lost Light were starting to think that the universe held no more nasty surprises. And then a planet started chasing them. Nobel-worthy dialogue Story There comes a point in a series, be it on television, in comics, or whatever else have you, when a certain sentence is brought onto the picture, featuring an aquatic creature, a certain type of physical effort and usual negative - Read More

Steven DeKnight on Paramount Transformers Universe Writers Room

Posted 16 hours ago by Va'al - 4,652 views

Fellow user SlyTF1 has alerted us to a new article discussing the goings-on at Paramount, and specifically in the writers room for the extended Transformers universe, as IGN caught up with Daredevil's Steven DeKnight on the current situation with Akiva Goldsman's project, and the surprise visit from Steven Spielberg! Read more below, and head here for the full piece. Taking a page from how a TV show is run, Paramount assembled a big group of experienced writers to help chart - Read More

In hand pictures of Clash of the Transformers Warrior Class Optimus Prime and Sideswipe

Posted 19 hours ago by william-james88 - 6,990 views

Here are some in hand images of ToysRUs Exclusive Robots in Disguise Clash of the Transformers Warrior Class Optimus Prime and Sideswipe. These are allspark blue infused redecos of Robots in Disguise Warrior Class Optimus Prime and Sideswipe attempting to mirror their deco in the season one finale. These have yet to be found in the - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Peter Spellos

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 5,952 views

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 1 day ago by mooncake623 - 11,590 views

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 1 day ago by william-james88 - 11,284 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 1 day ago by Mindmaster - 11,598 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 2 days ago by Va'al - 15,452 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 2 days ago by Va'al - 5,813 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 2 days ago by william-james88 - 8,753 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 2 days ago by william-james88 - 9,735 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 2 days ago by Va'al - 10,110 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: - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Kei Zama

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 10,117 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 2 days ago by Va'al - 6,539 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 2 days ago by Va'al - 5,820 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 2 days ago by Va'al - 8,666 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 2 days ago by Va'al - 8,556 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 3 days ago by Va'al - 17,254 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

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