Seibertron.com Interviews New IDW Windblade Artist Corin Howell

Seibertron.com Interviews New IDW Windblade Artist Corin Howell

Corin Howell - Hello again, fans of Transformers from Seibertron and beyond! We continue our journey in the world behind the scenes of everyone's (we assume) favourite transforming robots by having a good chat with one of the latest entries at IDW - the new artist on the ongoing Windblade series, whose work we have started to see in Windblade #3 (out on 10th June, sneak peek here): Corin Howell! Check it out below, as we look at her development as a fan and an artist.
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!

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Combiner Hunters One Shot iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Combiner Hunters One Shot iTunes Preview

Posted July 04th, 2015 at 9:08am by Va'al - 5,966 views

While IDW Publishing's The Transformers and Windblade series have started exploring the aftermath of Combiner Wars, the upcoming one-shot Combiner Hunters goes a little bit further - and you can check out the iTunes three-page preview below too, featuring Arcee, Chromia and Windblade in their SDCC colours drawn by Sara Pitre-Durocher! 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 - Read More

New Gallery: SDCC 2015 Combiner Wars Devastator

New Gallery: SDCC 2015 Combiner Wars Devastator

Posted July 03rd, 2015 at 3:21am by Autobot032 - 14,117 views

This is it, the gallery you've been waiting for... New Gallery: SDCC 2015 Combiner Wars Devastator Still unsure about Devastator? Still unsure about the bling the SDCC version is rockin'? Well check out our newest gallery to help you decide! (I have the retail version in hand and I must say it's worth the money, so while I can't say much about the chrome, I'd imagine if you're an SDCC junkie, this guy is perfect for you!) Our galleries of the individual bots will be released over the - Read More

IDW Publishing & Top Shelf's Comic-Con International 2015 Schedule

IDW Publishing & Top Shelf's Comic-Con International 2015 Schedule

Posted July 02nd, 2015 at 2:24pm by Va'al - 10,334 views

Adding to the previous list of events we posted regarding San Diego Comic Con and various Transformers events, we have now also received the official press release from IDW Publishing - which is copied below - and picked out and highlighted all the Transformers-est signings and panels for your convenience! Will you be attending the event? If not, make sure to stay tuned on Seibertron.com for all the updates we can bring you! IDW Publishing & Top Shelf's Comic-Con International 2015 - Read More

Transformers: Armada Director Hidehito Ueda Passes Away at 61

Transformers: Armada Director Hidehito Ueda Passes Away at 61

Posted July 02nd, 2015 at 1:11pm by Va'al - 10,151 views

It is with sadness that we bring reports of the passing of anime director and storyboarder Hidehito Ueda, who worked on Transformers: Armada (among many other well-received anime series and movies, such as A.D. Police, Cybuster, Gantz to name a few) - the first part of what has come to be known as the Unicron Trilogy. The news comes from fellow Seibertron.com member Emerje, and the site animenewsnetwork, who state that Ueda, aged 61, had been battling with cancer for over a year. Armada - Read More

James Raiz and Kieran Oats Transformers / G.I. Joe Heroes TFCon Print Revealed

James Raiz and Kieran Oats Transformers / G.I. Joe Heroes TFCon Print Revealed

Posted July 02nd, 2015 at 5:52am by Va'al - 9,627 views

When we first joined forces with artist James Raiz to help him produce a print (nay, two) for TFCon, we did not know what was in store for fans of both Transformers and G.I. Joe! We voted on the characters, started seeing what was to come... and now, finally, we get a proper look at the final result for the Autobots/Joes print, coloured by Kieran Oats! If you took part in the voting process, look out for your screen name to feature in the video below, too, and feast your optics on this great - Read More

Combiner Wars Devastator Listed On Walmart's Smartphone App, But Not The Website

Combiner Wars Devastator Listed On Walmart's Smartphone App, But Not The Website

Posted July 02nd, 2015 at 12:59am by Autobot032 - 8,450 views

For a while there, it seemed like everyone but Walmart was getting Combiner Wars Devastator, but that's about to change! Walmart's website has Devastator listed...but there's a catch, one that is a bit confusing, seeing as it's only on their mobile website via the smartphone app and not the actual .com, currently. (If anyone reading this knows of a method to make it work with the actual website, please contact the news staff asap so we can correct this and link people to it. Thank you in - Read More

New Japanese Language Commercial For TAV Optimus, Plus A New Tweet From TFYuki

New Japanese Language Commercial For TAV Optimus, Plus A New Tweet From TFYuki

Posted July 01st, 2015 at 3:25pm by Autobot032 - 11,152 views

Earlier today, thanks to fellow Seibertron staffer xRotorstormx, we were told of a Tweet about Takara Tomy's YouTube channel, where they posted a new commercial for their upcoming TAV-21 Optimus Prime, but it wasn't available in our country sadly. - Read More

Combiner Wars Devastator Found At US Retail, Price Confirmed @ $149.99

Combiner Wars Devastator Found At US Retail, Price Confirmed @ $149.99

Posted June 30th, 2015 at 2:27pm by Autobot032 - 17,839 views

Thanks to fellow fan, Antoine Lewis, of the Facebook group Plastic Crack Fiends we now know that PCF member David Jackson has found Titan Class Devastator at US retail in Sunnyvale California! The Toys R Us price tag is confirmed at $149.99 and Mr. Jackson will provide further proof with a scan of his receipt, which will be added to this article asap. EDIT: He has provided the receipt! You can use the following UPC to find him at your local TRU's customer service - Read More

New Image - Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV-21 Optimus Prime

New Image - Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV-21 Optimus Prime

Posted June 30th, 2015 at 1:48pm by Va'al - 16,829 views

We have seen some images from the Tokyo Toy Show of the upcoming Takara Tomy offering for Transformers Adventure TAV-21 Optimus Prime, with trailer storage and some impressive articulation - we now also have, thanks to TFYuki on Twitter, a closer, clearer shot of this good looking bot as it goes on sale tomorrow (July). Check it out - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #1 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #1 iTunes Preview

Posted June 30th, 2015 at 1:05am by Va'al - 11,444 views

The second piece of preview news from IDW Publishing is the first actual issue of the new ongoing title Transformers: Robots in Disguise, based on the current animated series (though diverging from it a little). Check out a three-page peek at it below, mirrored via the iTunes page! GO TEAM 'BEE! BUMBLEBEE leads an all-star team of AUTOBOTS to Earth to find rogue DECEPTICONS... but in this all-new story based on the hit Cartoon Network animated series, they find more than... they bargained - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW The Transformers #43 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW The Transformers #43 iTunes Preview

Posted June 30th, 2015 at 12:58am by Va'al - 12,108 views

Courtesy of the hard, regular work of IDW Publishing's digital assistant Mariel Romero, we have not one but two iTunes three-page previews for upcoming Transformers titles! First up, we head to Jupiter, as Cosmos takes the spotlight in The Transformers #43 - read on below for more. COSMOS UNLEASHED! A misunderstood AUTOBOT. A DECEPTICON space station. Cut off from their allies, SOUNDWAVE and COSMOS come face to face... alone. - Read More

Rook Now Available For Preorder On HTS

Rook Now Available For Preorder On HTS

Posted June 29th, 2015 at 10:59pm by Autobot032 - 14,734 views

Earlier today, we posted news about how 3 of the 4 Protectobot limbs were available on Hasbro Toy Shop, but people were understandably upset and disappointed that Rook was not among them. Thanks to fellow fan, and Seibertron board member, Shockwave7 has brought us some good news... Rook is now listed on HTS and you can now use your coupons to grab the full set of limbs so you can finish your Defensor! To find the list of the newest available figures on HTS, you can click here and go directly - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure and Q Transformers New Listings: Black Shadow, Rumble & Frenzy, and More

Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure and Q Transformers New Listings: Black Shadow, Rumble & Frenzy, and More

Posted June 29th, 2015 at 1:06pm by Va'al - 15,839 views

User catz on fellow fansite TFW2005 has unearthed a list of upcoming Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure line figures, though with very little information aside from the titles and codes - so feel free to take all of this as fuel for the speculation engines! What seems to show up are a number of not-entirely-surprising possible redecos of existing figures in the line, including a new Grimlock (an addition to Gold Armour Grimlock?), One-Step Drift and Fracture, some additional Q Transformers - Read More

The Chosen Prime Sponsor News For The Week Of June 29th.

The Chosen Prime Sponsor News For The Week Of June 29th.

Posted June 29th, 2015 at 11:49am by Autobot032 - 14,431 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     TCP Apparel   TCP White Shirt TCP Black Shirt   Specials / Hot Items   Maketoys MTRM-01 Cupola iGear MGT-06 Shadow - Read More

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Marcelo Matere

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Marcelo Matere

Posted June 27th, 2015 at 3:42am by Va'al - 21,106 views

Another multifaceted Transformers artist present at SDCC 2015 this year is Marcelo Matere, the hands behind several recent box art pieces such as Titan class Devastator - and he also has a pre-con commission list opening via his Facebook page! Find out more below and head over to the page to book your original art now. I’ll be at Comic Con International, San Diego, CA. July 8-12. Come to see me at Artist Alley Table EE-03. I will have new prints, a new Sketchbook, original artwork - Read More

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Ken Christiansen

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Ken Christiansen

Posted June 27th, 2015 at 3:38am by Va'al - 17,929 views

Friend of Seibertron.com and chameleon artist in the Transformers franchise Ken Christiansen has gotten in touch with us about his upcoming SDCC 2015 presence and pre-con commission list! If you'd like to own a piece of art from one of the underlying creators of the brand, from toys to games to comics, this is your chance - head over to his blog or Facebook page after you read on below to find out more. Currently, I'm taking Commission Pre-orders for Pick-up at SDCC 2015! Pretty much the - Read More

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Events

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Events

Posted June 26th, 2015 at 1:51pm by Va'al - 24,599 views

You might or might not be attending the 2015 edition of San Diego Comic Con on July 8-12, but in either case, a fan of the Transformers franchise in its various incarnation will not want to miss a number of sessions taking place over the course of the event! Take a look below as we've sifted through the full programme to pick out the transforming robot-related panels, featuring IDW Publishing, Robots in Disguise, Activision and more. Transformers Generations: More Than Meets the Eye Come - Read More

ROBOTKINGDOM.COM Newsletter #1279

ROBOTKINGDOM.COM Newsletter #1279

Posted June 26th, 2015 at 8:21am by Autobot032 - 19,200 views

ROBOTKINGDOM.COM Newsletter #1279 Hi, Here is a quick update from www.robotkingdom.com. All ORDERS WITH GENERATIONS 2015 ITEMS WILL RECEIVE 1 HASBRO EXCLUSIVE COMBINER WARS STRICKER PER ORDER! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 600&type=1 Free TF Movie 3 Trading Cards for every orders and unsent Preorders! For every USD50 ordered, 4 pack of TF Movie 3 Trading card will be included. For over USD300 Order, A Card Album will also be included! #1 Hot News Transformers - Read More

Combiner Wars Devastator Now Available For Preorder At Amazon

Combiner Wars Devastator Now Available For Preorder At Amazon

Posted June 25th, 2015 at 1:12am by Autobot032 - 19,256 views

Thanks to the Distill Web Monitor, my bookmarked page of Combiner Wars Devastator and it's newest update was caught by said monitor as being online and ready for preorder! It has since been taken down, but all is not lost! There are several tricks that can help obtain an item on Amazon, and one of those tricks shared around Facebook in the past, which worked to obtain Quickslinger and Brake-Neck, also works for Devastator! In the link below (which you can go to by clicking on the image - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #42 Review

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #42 Review

Posted June 24th, 2015 at 3:54am by Va'al - 17,501 views

Skids and Nautica's Infinite Playlist (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis “We should’ve known. Being happy: always a sign that somebody was about to die.” —From Knight Quest: The Quest for the Knights, by SWERVE of Helex. Uh oh Story Hitting the 42nd issue, More Than Meets the Eye also reaches the conclusion of the first arc post game-changing Elegant Chaos, and the two heavy pauses in between - but beyond the puns involving murder on the dance floor and other Sophie Ellis - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Adventure / Robots in Disguise Bumblebee, Ninja Sideswipe

Video Review - Transformers Adventure / Robots in Disguise Bumblebee, Ninja Sideswipe

Posted June 24th, 2015 at 3:13am by Va'al - 21,875 views

Fellow Seibertronian chuckdawg1999 brings us another video review, this time with some comparisons between the Robots in Disguise and Adventure line for Bumblebee, plus Ninja Sideswipe from the later One-Step line. Check out the many decos in the clip below, and head over here for more Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure discussion, too! With a much better paint job and clearer instructions, Takara's take on the One-Step figures are really good. it's a tough choice between the Adventure - Read More

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 Review

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 Review

Posted June 24th, 2015 at 2:25am by Va'al - 15,712 views

The Doctor is In (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis MORE WORLDS-MORE PROBLEMS! After the events of COMBINERS WARS, WINDBLADE and STARSCREAM race to recruit the lost CYBERTRONIAN colonies to the Council of Worlds-but which of them will control the fate of Cybertron? Perhaps Wheeljack? Story Once more, we look at the almost immediate aftermath of Combiner Wars, as one of the minds behind the arc's story takes her writing back to the series that first launched the multiverse. Mairghread - Read More

Legendary Artist Earl Norem Passes Away

Legendary Artist Earl Norem Passes Away

Posted June 23rd, 2015 at 9:12am by william-james88 - 14,698 views

It is with great pain that I share with you that Earl Norem passed away on June 19, 2015. Born on April 17, 1924, he was 91 years old. Those who know him are well aware of his work and what he has accomplished in the wealth of art he leaves behind, such as his work on the Transformers Storybooks and Masters of the Universe covers(it was He-Man world which first reported this news). His classic painted style is easily recognizable and even those who don't know him by name will probably have - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #42 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #42 Full Preview

Posted June 23rd, 2015 at 1:11am by Va'al - 13,660 views

In relatively surprising comics news from IDW Publishing this week, we continue the horror romance sitcom space saga with political undertones that is Transformers: More than Meets the Eye, as it reaches its 42nd issue! Full preview available below, with Seibertron.com review going up later tomorrow - keep your optics tuned, and discuss this post in the Energon Pub. Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #42 James Roberts (w) • Alex Milne (a & c) “We should’ve known. Being happy: - Read More

IDW & Top Shelf Announce SDCC 2015 Exclusives & Debuts - Transformers Combiner Hunters

IDW & Top Shelf Announce SDCC 2015 Exclusives & Debuts - Transformers Combiner Hunters

Posted June 22nd, 2015 at 2:51pm by Va'al - 22,221 views

The lovely people over at IDW Publishing have shared a press release detailing their San Diego Comic Con 2015 Exclusives, and we've not only copied it below for your perusal, links and all, we've also highlighted the Transformers section for easier referencing! It's previously seen Sara Pitre-Durocher Combiner Hunters variant covers, for the most part, so keep scrolling to find them out. IDW & Top Shelf Announce SDCC 2015 Exclusives & Debuts The Good, The Limited, & The Signed! San - Read More

James Raiz Transformers / G.I. Joe Art WIP Videos

James Raiz Transformers / G.I. Joe Art WIP Videos

Posted June 22nd, 2015 at 2:02pm by Va'al - 20,486 views

Transformers artist and Seibertron.com friend James Raiz has finally completed the first of two TFCon prints he asked you, the readers, to help him out with, featuring characters from Transformers and G.I. Joe - and you can check out some very cool work in progress videos embedded below for Ironhide, DOTM Bumblebee, Dino (whom we know is actually a version of Mirage), Grimlock from Age of Extinction and Jazz! Remember to cast your vote for which Decepticon and Cobra character to include in - Read More

TFsource Weekly SourceNews! DX9 Hulkie, Gravity Builder, ToyWorld & More!

TFsource Weekly SourceNews! DX9 Hulkie, Gravity Builder, ToyWorld & More!

Posted June 22nd, 2015 at 12:43pm by Autobot032 - 32,449 views

TFsource Weekly SourceNews! DX9 Hulkie, Gravity Builder, ToyWorld & More! Great News Sourcefans! We had a great time at Botcon this weekend and would like to thank all those that stopped by our booth! This week we have new instock items like Botcon 2015 - Botcon Attendee Exclusive - Zaptrap and Botcon's Most Wanted - Convention Loose Set, ToyWorld - TW-D03 Corelock / Grimshell, Hasbro's Combiner Wars wave 3 - Deluxe, Legends and Voyager Classes, Warbotron - WB03-C Hammer Sharpener, - Read More

The Chosen Prime Sponsor News For The Week Of June 22nd.

The Chosen Prime Sponsor News For The Week Of June 22nd.

Posted June 21st, 2015 at 11:49pm by Autobot032 - 22,836 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     Specials / Hot Items   Combiner Wars Battle Core Optimus Prime Combiner Wars Leader Thundercracker BadCube Evil Bug Corps Value Pack - Read More

Transformers Robots in Disguise TRU Exclusive 5 Step Megatronus Revealed, Show Spoilers

Transformers Robots in Disguise TRU Exclusive 5 Step Megatronus Revealed, Show Spoilers

Posted June 21st, 2015 at 10:10am by Va'al - 34,164 views

Plot twist! Courtesy of the Australian Toys'R'Us stores website, we have a reveal of an additional figure for Transformers: Robots in Disguise Megatronus - and it's apparently a five-step changer, under the monicker of Mega 5 Step, too, for AUS$59.99 and a TRU exclusive. But the even bigger news, for those following the animated series, comes from the bio reported on the listing for the toy. You have been warned about the spoilers contained after the images below! - Read More

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Windblade #4 Full Preview

Posted June 21st, 2015 at 8:50am by Va'al - 17,443 views

After last week's initial epilogue of the Combiner Wars event in The Transformers #42, IDW Publishing picks up the other strands of the stories from Cybertron and the Council of Worlds in Windblade #4! Check out a full preview below, now that ComicBookResources have posted their exclusive, and head back here later this week for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers: Windblade #4—Combiner Wars Epilogue Mairghread Scott (w) • Corin Howell (a) • Priscilla Tramontano (c) MORE - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #119 - One Hour BotCon
Twincast / Podcast #119:
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