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Female Autobot WINDBLADE to debut in Transformers Robots In Disguise cartoon

Female Autobot WINDBLADE to debut in Transformers Robots In Disguise cartoon

Fan Built - In the recent article on USA Today, where Victorion was revealed as the name of the first ever female Combiner from the Fan Built Combiners poll, it was also revealed that Windblade will make an appearance on Transformers Robots In Disguise! We'll finally get to see her in animated action and hear her speak for the first time, this is an amazing time to be a fan! As many of you will recall, Windblade was the 2014 Fan Built Figure to coincide with the brand's 30th anniversary.
Review of IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39

Review of IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39

DJD - RETURN OF THE D.J.D.! A punishment squad created by MEGATRON to hunt down dissidents, turncoats and cowards—no one believes more passionately in the DECEPTICON cause than the D.J.D. So what happens when they discover their founder has joined the Autobots? (Clue: it’s not pretty.)
TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Special Primetime Premiere Airs March 14th on Cartoon Network

TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Special Primetime Premiere Airs March 14th on Cartoon Network

Robots In Disguise Cartoon Premiere - Cartoon Network will unleash TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise on Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT) with a special one-hour premiere event. The latest installment in the iconic franchise features an all new animation style, and builds upon the lore of the iconic Transformers franchise filled with great humor and lots of fun adventure for fans of all ages. Read the full press release here.
Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

McCarthyism - We left the interviews with comics creators lagging for a while, as life decided to settle itself, 2014 swept in and we're now ready for Combiner Wars hitting shelves in both paper, plastic and pixel format. But alongside that, we've also seen the return of one of IDW's original Transformers characters, Drift, in the hands of its originator - Shane McCarthy. Read on below for a spotlight on the Australian author of AHM!
IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards

IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards

True Believers - You may not have encountered the True Believers Comic Awards yet, but that's just because they have recently changed their name and re-established themselves as actual fan-run awards for comics readers. Why is this news, you might ask? Easily answered: IDW Publishing, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, and its writer James Roberts have all made the shortlist under various categories! If you think any of the nominations below deserve to win, head here to place your vote - results will be announced in July, at the London Film and Comic Con. Check out the details here.

IDW Kids Line Wide 50% Sale on ComiXology.com

IDW Kids Line Wide 50% Sale on ComiXology.com

Posted May 28th, 2015 at 5:22pm by Va'al - 1,555 views

Following the previous IDW sale on various series across their line, they have now shifted over the the more kid-friendly titles - and that of course includes a bunch of Transformers series too! Thanks to fellow Seibertronian carytheone, we can confirm that the following are available for up to 50% off on ComiXology.com: Transformers Animated - The Arrival Collected Edition Transformers Prime - Collected Edition Transformers Prime - Beast Hunters Transformers Prime - Rage of the - Read More

Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #41 Review

Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #41 Review

Posted May 27th, 2015 at 6:09am by Va'al - 9,017 views

Killer Moves (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis “Dear RODIMUS and crew… It’s my funeral tomorrow and I’d love it if you could all be there. Refreshments will be provided. Please R.S.V.P.—THUNDERCLASH” The situation is ..tense Story Switching away from Combiner Wars, and dipping a couple of weeks behind in the general timeline of the IDWverse, let us return to the Lost Light after Ratchet has left to go annoy/save/be annoyed by Drift. As they receive news that the - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise French Listings and Titles for Episodes 16-21

Transformers: Robots In Disguise French Listings and Titles for Episodes 16-21

Posted May 26th, 2015 at 2:04am by Va'al - 8,214 views

Once again via the French TV programming website Programme-TV.com we have listings for more episodes (16 to 21) of the Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series. Beware, some of these may contain spoilers, as none have aired in the US or Australia yet, and we're talking about a good advance compared to at least the US show. If you're so inclined, head below to read what's coming on June 10th and 17th on Canal J - translated from French! 16 - Sideswipe loses his head When the - Read More

HobbyLink Japan New Product News! (Legends Ultra Magnus, Transformers Cloud)

HobbyLink Japan New Product News! (Legends Ultra Magnus, Transformers Cloud)

Posted May 25th, 2015 at 10:36am by Autobot032 - 10,911 views

  VIEW ONLINE           MY ACCOUNT    PRIVATE WAREHOUSE    HELP CENTER     New Product News       Celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Transformers" with the new Transformers Legends Ultra Magnus!       View HLJ.com       Check out the extraordinary detail in Hasegawa's "Macross" kits, and don't miss their VF-1S/Z Strike/Super Gerwalk - Read More

RID (2015) Wave 3 Jazz And Sideswipe Found At US Retail

RID (2015) Wave 3 Jazz And Sideswipe Found At US Retail

Posted May 24th, 2015 at 9:23pm by Autobot032 - 13,970 views

Yes, you read that headline right, RID Warrior (Deluxe) Class Jazz and Sideswipe were found at retail! Fellow fan and collector Patrick Vallarta posted his find in the Facebook group TRANSFORMERS ADDICTS!, and we've mirrored the images of his finds below: If you have a sighting, feel free to use our sightings form to report your new findings and share them with your fellow collectors in our sightings forum! If your find is newsworthy, send us an email and if it's news we can use, - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise (Animated Series): Grimlock Concept Art

Transformers: Robots In Disguise (Animated Series): Grimlock Concept Art

Posted May 24th, 2015 at 1:05pm by shajaki - 12,423 views

The Director of Art for the Transformers Robots in Disguise animated series Jose Lopez has posted some concept art on Instagram of Grimlock! While it largely looks like the final design, it does feature an alternate (very G1 looking) head. Scroll down to see the art and stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your Transformers News! - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars #4 - The Transformers #41 Review

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars #4 - The Transformers #41 Review

Posted May 23rd, 2015 at 11:00am by Va'al - 14,683 views

Orange is the New Green (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis DESPERATE ACTIONS! As the SPACEBRIDGE reaches across the stars, will anyone stand against STARSCREAM? The answer is yes—but the cure might prove worse than the disease. Maybe he actually cares! (...) Story The IDW Transformers Combiner Wars Mairghread Scott/John Barber crossover arc switches back for its fourth chapter to The Transformers ongoing, and its writer Barber, with the current playing field riddled by ruins, - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Robots in Disguise Warrior Sideswipe

Video Review - Transformers Robots in Disguise Warrior Sideswipe

Posted May 23rd, 2015 at 6:31am by Va'al - 13,814 views

Courtesy of Seibertronian chuckdawg1999 we have another video review for the latest Transformers: Robots in Disguise Warrior class wave: Sideswipe, the teenage swordsbot! Check out the video embedded below for the wavemate of Jazz, and find out your fellow collector's thoughts on the toy - does it pass the bar? Well, Hasbro can't win them all. Sideswipe has a great looking car mode, two tone paint and all, unfortunately that's where the compliments end. While the transformation is - Read More

Transformers Robots in Disguise Super Bumblebee Sighted at US Retail

Transformers Robots in Disguise Super Bumblebee Sighted at US Retail

Posted May 22nd, 2015 at 12:17pm by Va'al - 16,551 views

While we've seen in-hand images of the Transformers: Robots in Disguise Super Bumblebee from Hong Kong, our first US sighting comes from a Toys'R'Us store in Baton Rouge, LA (and via fellow Seibertronian carytheone)! Check out the photo proof for the giant three-step toy below, priced at around $50, and make sure to flag it up in our Sightings section and forums to help out other collectors if you come across one - Read More

Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #41 Full Preview

Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #41 Full Preview

Posted May 22nd, 2015 at 10:33am by Va'al - 11,706 views

Comics and entertainment website Newsarama have received their usual exclusive from IDW Publishing, allowing us to post our own full preview of next week's Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #41! Check it out below, though beware of some spoilers, and head back here next week for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #41 James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) “Dear RODIMUS and crew… It’s my funeral tomorrow and I’d love it if you could all be there. - Read More

Devastator In-Hand Images With Size Comparisons

Devastator In-Hand Images With Size Comparisons

Posted May 22nd, 2015 at 3:37am by Autobot032 - 28,275 views

Thanks to fellow fan and collector Johnny Lau over on Weibo, we have several in-hand images of the upcoming Titan Class Devastator to share with you! ...including size comparisons! Considering he's 18 inches tall and most of the other Combiner Wars combiners are roughly a foot tall at or around 12 inches tall, he dwarfs them by quite a bit. He's a massive beast and looks to be well worth the $150.00 asking price. Without further ado, the images in question, comparisons and - Read More

Official Takara Tomy Legends Black Convoy And Armada Megatron Images

Official Takara Tomy Legends Black Convoy And Armada Megatron Images

Posted May 22nd, 2015 at 2:43am by Autobot032 - 19,842 views

Thanks to fellow fan, collector and Seibertronian, Cyberpath, we have new official images of Legends (what we call Generations/Combiner Wars) Car Robots Black Convoy/RID (2001) Scourge and Armada Megatron to feast upon! The images come from the official Takara Tomy Twitter feed and feature the Black Convoy/Scourge/Nemesis Prime color scheme on the G2 Optimus Prime mold from 2010's Reveal The Shield, as well as Leader Class Armada Megatron from the currently released Combiner Wars line. (You - Read More

Quickslinger And Brake-Neck Now Available At BBTS, TFSource, TRU & Target

Quickslinger And Brake-Neck Now Available At BBTS, TFSource, TRU & Target

Posted May 22nd, 2015 at 2:30am by Autobot032 - 14,113 views

Ah, Quickslinger (Slingshot) and Brake-Neck (Wildrider), you've finally come along to G1-ify our Superions and Menasors. First, it was Amazon! Then, it was Walmart! And now both BBTS and TFSource get their listings out there for all to shop! (It should also be noted that they both played by the rules and followed the street date of 5/22 (AKA May Mayhem) while Amazon and Walmart did not.) Up first, the BBTS listings for Brake-Neck and - Read More

Unite Warriors Defensor (With Deluxe Groove) Preorders Now Live

Unite Warriors Defensor (With Deluxe Groove) Preorders Now Live

Posted May 22nd, 2015 at 2:06am by Autobot032 - 12,017 views

A Combiner Wars Deluxe Class Groove, you say? Oh wait, he seems to be a Unite Warriors Takara Tomy Mall exclusive to Japan? Well... darn. Wait, what's this? BBTS and TFSource have preorders you say? You betcha! Seibertron.com sponsors BBTS, TFSource and PremiumCollectibles.com.au have posted new preorders for the upcoming Unite Warriors Defensor with new Deluxe Class Groove figure! Both US based sites have it priced at $159.99 and have an expected release date of late December. (What a great - Read More

Transformers Botcon 2015 "Cybertrons Most Wanted" 3 Page Comic Preview

Transformers Botcon 2015 "Cybertrons Most Wanted" 3 Page Comic Preview

Posted May 20th, 2015 at 8:25pm by shajaki - 14,657 views

Seibertron native SW's SilverHammer has informed us all of a 3 page preview of the 2015 Botcon Box Set Comic! It includes the five new characters from this set, and cameos.... almost everyone else. Plus a certain shrouded fella who has yet to be revealed. Scroll down to see the preview and stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your Transformers News! - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe: Interview with Tom Scioli Part 2

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe: Interview with Tom Scioli Part 2

Posted May 20th, 2015 at 7:37pm by shajaki - 10,627 views

If you've read Part 1 of Tom Scioli's interview with Comics Alliance, you're not going to want to miss the second half! Tom Scioli and John Barber‘s are of course the masterminds behind IDW's Transformers vs. GI Joe, and have brought quite a nutty flavor to the book. See the mayhem behind the scenes in the interview right here, some snippets below, and stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your Transformers News! To say that Tom Scioli and John Barber‘s Transformers vs. GI Joe is an - Read More

IDW Publishing August 2015 Transformers Comics Solicitations: Beast Wars, RID, G.I. Joe

IDW Publishing August 2015 Transformers Comics Solicitations: Beast Wars, RID, G.I. Joe

Posted May 20th, 2015 at 3:48am by Va'al - 11,802 views

From everyone's favourite Transformers comics enablers IDW Publishing, we have the next batch of releases due in August 2015 for our Cybertronian friends and beyond. Combiner Wars over, Combiner Hunters done, new RID ongoing continues, MTMTE and TF hold strong - so of course, here are some Beast Wars in the pages of Windblade. Take a look below at all the available covers, and discuss your thoughts in the Energon Pub! Transformers #44 John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c) LOVE AND - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe - An Interview with Tom Scioli

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe - An Interview with Tom Scioli

Posted May 19th, 2015 at 6:18pm by Va'al - 9,573 views

In other IDW Transformers comics news, the extravagant architect of the Transformers vs G.I. Joe ongoing series - Tom Scioli - was interviewed by comics website Comics Alliance, about the world he is building for the series, the approach to the universes, layouts and the general madness of it all. Take a look below for some selected quotes, and read the whole piece here. ComicsAlliance: The first thing I want to talk about is pacing. Jumping into Transformers vs. GI Joe #5, which is the - Read More

Transformers is All About Change - An Interview with Alex Milne

Transformers is All About Change - An Interview with Alex Milne

Posted May 19th, 2015 at 6:10pm by Va'al - 9,494 views

Rachel Stevens over at Women Write About Comics is back at her interview tactics, and was able tohave a conversation with fan-favourite Canadian and style setter on the IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye ongoing series - Alex Milne! The conversation spans across media, tools, technical questions, past work and more, and includes some insights into the MTMTE cast - check out some snippets below, and the full piece here! Who’s your favorite character to draw right - Read More

The Chosen Prime Newsletter For The Week Of May 18th, 2015

The Chosen Prime Newsletter For The Week Of May 18th, 2015

Posted May 19th, 2015 at 4:34pm by Autobot032 - 9,706 views

  Don't know about The Chosen Prime?  Check out our About Us Page and get to know who we are and where The Chosen Prime originated from. Need to know a release date or trying to budget your Transformers purchases?  Check out the Latest Release Dates and Estimated Arrival Dates on our Events Calendar       Upcoming Botcon Kickoff Event, brought to you by The Chosen Prime and Get Right Robot. Click on the image for more details!   New - Read More

Sneak Peek - BotCon 2015 Packrat One-Shot "Collections" pt 3

Sneak Peek - BotCon 2015 Packrat One-Shot "Collections" pt 3

Posted May 18th, 2015 at 8:29pm by shajaki - 11,454 views

After seeing Page 1 and Page 2 of the Packrat One-Shot "Collections", it was only a matter of time before Page 3 was Tweeted (via Botcon)! But not to worry, we won't spoil the conclusion for you, so keep scrolling to see this final page! And stick around to discuss the events of the strip in our Energon Pub, or check out our Exclusive Galleries. You're always welcome to hang around at Seibertron.com! - Read More

Combiner Wars Leader Class Ultra Magnus Found At US Retail

Combiner Wars Leader Class Ultra Magnus Found At US Retail

Posted May 18th, 2015 at 1:47pm by Autobot032 - 15,928 views

As you know by now, BBTS received a partial shipment of Combiner Wars Leader Class Ultra Magnus, but some of us (myself included) noticed that our preorders have been pushed back to late June, sadly. All hope is not lost, however, because we have our first retail sighting of Ultra Magnus right here in the US! (And this sighting is exclusive to Seibertron.com!) Fellow fan and collector Quinton Bryson found him in Harlingen Texas and provided in-hand photo proof! We've mirrored his images - Read More

IDW Line Wide 50% Sale on ComiXology.com

IDW Line Wide 50% Sale on ComiXology.com

Posted May 18th, 2015 at 12:11pm by Va'al - 9,922 views

The awesome folks at IDW Publishing are having a massive 50% off sale on digital comics platform ComiXology, on all titles released before 5/14/2015. That means that Transformers More Than Meets the Eye, Windblade and Transformers vs G.I. Joe all fit the bill - just use code IDW at checkout, until May 22nd! Head here for the main sales page, and check out the promotional image below for more - Read More

John Stephenson, voice of Thundercracker and Kup, passes away at 91

John Stephenson, voice of Thundercracker and Kup, passes away at 91

Posted May 17th, 2015 at 10:15pm by william-james88 - 13,128 views

Thanks to sources provided by Sabreblade, we have the sad news that legendary voice actor John Stephenson has passed away at the age of 91. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's for some time and living in a nursing home. Among his many voice roles, he was known as the voice of Mr. Slate on The Flintstones, and to Transformers fans, he was the voices of Alpha Trion, Thundercracker, Windcharger, Huffer, Kup (seasons 3 and 4, not the movie), Devcon, and some smaller roles in the G1 - Read More

Anime Blues Con Guests - Transformers Voice Actors Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil, Trevor Devall

Anime Blues Con Guests - Transformers Voice Actors Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil, Trevor Devall

Posted May 17th, 2015 at 4:41pm by Va'al - 15,331 views

The lovely folk over at Anime Blues Con (July 10-12) in Downtown Memphis have dropped us a line about not one but three Transformers voice actors in their guest line-up: Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil and Trevor Devall! You'll remember the former two as major parts in the Transformers: Beast Wars animated series, and Devall as a recurring role in both Energon and Cybertron. Head here to check out more detail about the event, and more about the guests below! In addition to his rich film and - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Megatronus vs Optimus Prime Screencaps

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Megatronus vs Optimus Prime Screencaps

Posted May 17th, 2015 at 4:45am by Va'al - 19,649 views

The Transformers: Robots in Disguise line has been bringing together quite a few strands of the Transformers mythos, and the mystery behind new character Megatronus has yet to be cleared. We've heard of the Warrior class toy, we've seen both alt-mode and robot mode in the RID app - and now we have some screen caps featuring a battle between MEgatronus and Optimus Prime (who is also sporting a new body) in an upcoming episode of the show! Check out the mirrored images below, via the Autobase - Read More

Video Review - Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV08 Gregevor and TAV13 Nemesis Prime

Video Review - Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV08 Gregevor and TAV13 Nemesis Prime

Posted May 16th, 2015 at 2:12pm by Va'al - 20,696 views

In addition to yesterday's promo video, and of course, the Seibertron.com galleries, fellow member chuckdawg1999 has also just shared with us a video review of two Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure toys: TAV-08 Gregevor (Greejeeber) and TAV-13 Nemesis Prime. The latter is the one we've covered already, but the former, an homage to the 2000 RID line Rollbar, is in fact a male redeco of Strongarm, which you can find here for comparison. Check out the embedded clip below! Takara always seems - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars #4 - The Transformers #41 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars #4 - The Transformers #41 Full Preview

Posted May 16th, 2015 at 12:03pm by Va'al - 14,146 views

Via comics and entertainment media website Comic Book Resources, in collaboration with IDW Publishing, we have the full preview for the upcoming fourth chapter in the Transformers Combiner Wars event, as we switch back to The Transformers ongoing #41. Check out the first pages below, and head back to Seibertron.com on Wednesday for our usual review! Transformers #41—Combiner Wars John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c) DESPERATE ACTIONS! As the SPACEBRIDGE - Read More

Stock Images - Transformers Robots in Disguise Titan Changers Optimus and Bumblebee

Stock Images - Transformers Robots in Disguise Titan Changers Optimus and Bumblebee

Posted May 16th, 2015 at 6:35am by Va'al - 17,426 views

Via the Mexican Hasbro Transformers site, we have stock images of the new Titan Changers Optimus Prime and Bumblebee from the Robots in Disguise animated show, with not much more information. The much reviled - by some parts of the Transformers collector community - Titan line (not the class) appears to be expanding, adding some more articulation and a 4-step transformation to their 'shampoo bottle' aesthetics! Check them out mirrored below. - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Bumblebee, Windblade, Optimus Prime Concept Art by Jose Lopez

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Bumblebee, Windblade, Optimus Prime Concept Art by Jose Lopez

Posted May 16th, 2015 at 6:16am by Va'al - 14,057 views

Via the Instagram account of Jose Lopez, the art director on Transformers: Robots in Disguise, we get a handful of concept shots of some of characters from the show. Other than Bumblebee, which we are now familiar with, Lopez showed off the newcomer (to the franchise and show) Windblade face studies, and a full body concept Optimus Prime with thundershoulders - check them our below to see what we mean by that! - Read More

View the rest of our exciting Transformers news here!

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #117 - Block Town
Twincast / Podcast #117:
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Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015