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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.
Seibertron.com Interviews IDW Colorist Josh Perez

Seibertron.com Interviews IDW Colorist Josh Perez

Josh Perez - We're back here at Seibertron.com with another full-length chat with one of the minds behind the hands behind the Transformers comics offered by IDW Publishing - and it's time to go full colour: ladynuts and gentlebolts, please welcome colourist extraordinaire Josh Perez!
IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Review

IDW Transformers: Windblade #1 Review

Windblade #1 Review - WHO IS WINDBLADE? In the aftermath of DARK CYBERTRON, WINDBLADE takes the planet by storm! But where did she come from—and what does her secret mean to the future of the TRANSFORMERS? A powerful new chapter in the TRANSFORMERS saga begins in this book! Check out Seibertron.com's review by clicking here.

Transformers Tiny Titans Blind-Bagged Wave 2 Sighted at US Retail

Transformers Tiny Titans Blind-Bagged Wave 2 Sighted at US Retail

Posted March 26th, 2015 at 12:59pm by Va'al - 860 views

NEW! Fellow Seibertronian and Twincaster ScottyP reports a new sighting of the second wave of Transformers Tiny Titans blind bags, from the Target in Raleigh, NC, at $2.49 a piece. As with recent blind bagged toys, there seems to be no system to determine what you'll get, but the full line-up, including RID and more, can be found here. If you come across these in your area, don't hesitate to use the Seibertron.com Sightings section and local forums to help other - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 iTunes Preview

Posted March 26th, 2015 at 6:35am by Va'al - 3,374 views

Fellow Seibertronian SW's SilverHammer has spotted a new iTunes 3 panel preview, courtesy of Mariel Romero of IDW Publishing, for Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #39. The issue features both the return of the DJD and the first officially official work by guest artist Hayato Sakamoto. Check it out below! 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. - Read More

Transformers: Rescue Bots Character High Tide Debut Promo

Transformers: Rescue Bots Character High Tide Debut Promo

Posted March 26th, 2015 at 2:28am by Autobot032 - 3,276 views

Courtesy of fellow Seibertronian Sabrblade, we have our first glimpse of the newest addition to the Rescue Bots roster: High Tide Here's what Sabrblade had to share: Sabrblade wrote:Teaser video for newcomer High Tide... with most of the footage being from older episodes and the only new footage being of High Tide himself at the very end. High Tide will make his debut in the show in episode 68 (season 3 episode 16), "Turning the Tide".An old friend of Optimus arrives to train the Bots - Read More

Mairghread Scott's Windblade #1 Giveaway Plus Emerald City Schedule

Mairghread Scott's Windblade #1 Giveaway Plus Emerald City Schedule

Posted March 25th, 2015 at 11:38am by william-james88 - 6,868 views

Mairghread Scott has just posted a new entry on her blog which details a contest to get a free signed copy of Wingblade #1. The blog entry, fully posted below, also gives us her signing schedule at Emerald City Comiccon this week-end. For those interested, you can check out a preview to Wingblade 1 right here. Hello Everyone! windblade 1Transformers Windblade #1 – Combiner Wars Part 1 is out this Wednesday, March 25th! This is Part 1 of Combiner Wars and immediately follows last - Read More

Details of IDW's planned activities at Emerald City Comicon

Details of IDW's planned activities at Emerald City Comicon

Posted March 25th, 2015 at 11:17am by william-james88 - 6,720 views

We've just recieved this press release from IDW Publishing, which details their presence at Emerald City Comicon this week-end (starting March 27th 2015). We highlighted the Transformers related activity which features Mairghread Scott, Andrew Griffith and Livio Ramondelli. IDW Takes Seattle! Where To Be At Emerald City Comicon San Diego, CA (March 25, 2015) – Attendants of Seattle’s renowned Emerald City Comicon are in for surprise announcements, exceptional signings and a weekend - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Windblade #1 Review

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Windblade #1 Review

Posted March 25th, 2015 at 5:20am by Va'al - 8,633 views

We Caminus, We Sawinus, We.. (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis THE WAR BEGINS! The first strike in COMBINER WARS is against WINDBLADE’S homeworld—and she’s not happy about it! Her long- lost CYBERTRONIAN colony is found… and the only thing that can protect it is SUPERION. And of course, Alpha Bravo Story Last week's Opening Salvo to Combiner Wars highlighted the major players and stages for the IDW event to take place, but it's with the first issue of a returning Windblade - Read More

Robots in Disguise (2015) Warrior Class Grimlock Arm Fix Tutorial

Robots in Disguise (2015) Warrior Class Grimlock Arm Fix Tutorial

Posted March 24th, 2015 at 2:46pm by Autobot032 - 9,658 views

Robots In Disguise Warrior Class (Deluxe) Grimlock has a well known problem with his arm assembly in which the gray piece of plastic that functions as a ratchet will become loose and even dislodged, causing problems such as stressing the forearm plastic and causing the forearms to become loose and droop, and possibly even break if it gums up badly. Seibertron has posted a video tutorial on how to fix this problem and even get rid of the stress marks so you can get your awesome Grimlock - Read More

Mystery of Convoy Q Transformers Episode 12 now online

Mystery of Convoy Q Transformers Episode 12 now online

Posted March 24th, 2015 at 10:28am by william-james88 - 6,425 views

The Japanese animated web series Mystery of Convoy, featuring the cast of Takara Tomy's Q-Transformers just released Episode 12, which features Ultra Magnus and Rodimus. Check out the video we've embedded below and remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Windblade #1 Full Preview

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Windblade #1 Full Preview

Posted March 24th, 2015 at 5:06am by Va'al - 7,179 views

We have seen a tiny preview for this week's first issue of the returning Transformers: Windblade series, also serving as the second chapter of Combiner Wars - but how about another couple of pages to get some more hype up? Check them out below, and head back here to Seibertron.com for a review tomorrow! Transformers: Windblade #1 (of 3)—Combiner Wars Part One—SPOTLIGHT Mairghread Scott (w) • Sarah Stone (a) • Casey W. Coller (c) THE WAR BEGINS! The first strike in COMBINER WARS is - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Windblade #1 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Windblade #1 iTunes Preview

Posted March 23rd, 2015 at 4:53am by Va'al - 10,518 views

The next chapter in the IDW Transformers crossover event between the Transformers ongoing and the return of Windblade in an all-new series has been previewed by iTunes in the usual short short sneak peek - and mirrored below thanks to a tip from Seibertronian SW's Silverhammer; check them out! THE WAR BEGINS! The first strike in COMBINER WARS is against WINDBLADE’S homeworld—and she’s not happy about it! Her long- lost CYBERTRONIAN colony is found… and the only thing that can protect - Read More

In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV07 Roadblock

In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV07 Roadblock

Posted March 22nd, 2015 at 9:02am by Va'al - 20,858 views

Fellow Transformers and Seibetron.com fan Matt Daniele, contacting us from Japan, has recently acquired a Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV07 Roadblock, the G1-Constructicon-esque green and purple deco (in fact a G2 callback to its predecessor) of the Generations Deluxe Scoop figure, and has shared images with us all. Check them out below! - Read More

Anime Japan Expo 2015 Features Transformers Adventure Line And Masterpiece Star Saber

Anime Japan Expo 2015 Features Transformers Adventure Line And Masterpiece Star Saber

Posted March 21st, 2015 at 4:34pm by Autobot032 - 23,606 views

Earlier today, fellow Seibertronian, Shajaki, posted a news article featuring in hand shots of the Takara Tomy version of Robots In Disguise, Transformers Adventure (or TAV) and now we have even more images of the figures and ones yet to see release at this year's Anime Japan Expo! Autobase Aichi's Facebook page currently features a sizeable number of images from the Anime Japan 2015 Expo in which Transformers Adventures seems to have taken center stage in this year's Transformers display. - Read More

Transformers Tiny Titans Blind-Bagged Characters Wave 3 Full Line-Up: RID, G1, Beast Wars

Transformers Tiny Titans Blind-Bagged Characters Wave 3 Full Line-Up: RID, G1, Beast Wars

Posted March 21st, 2015 at 12:17pm by Va'al - 20,035 views

Thanks to a variety of sources, from Twitter user HaltroN1, to Seibertron.com user Sabrblade, to the official Hasbro website, we can add to today's earlier news about the Tiny Titans Wave 3 blind-bagged figures. The line, adding to the confusion as to what line it is meant to include and represent, appears to consist of RID, G1, Beast Wars and more: RID Drift, G1 Wheeljack, BW Megatron, RID Springload, G1 Optimus Prime, G1 Shockwave, RID Fixit, G1 Repugnus, maybe RID Filch, G1 Wreck-Gar, G1 - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG13 Megatron First Look

Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG13 Megatron First Look

Posted March 21st, 2015 at 11:03am by Va'al - 19,268 views

Thanks to Australian fan HQT on Twitter, and via Seibertronian ScottyP's notification, we have a first look at what the Takara Tomy version of the Leader Class Generations Megatron figure will look like - though the source of the image is unclear (potentially the Japanese All Hail Megatron collection, including the bookmark we reported on a while ago). There seem to be some minor differences on the deco after all: a bit more silver around the waist, and possibly some kind of extension for the - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure and Easy Dynamic Demonstration Videos

Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure and Easy Dynamic Demonstration Videos

Posted March 20th, 2015 at 8:19pm by LOST Cybertronian - 16,012 views

Takara Tomy has posted a plethora of demonstration videos for both their Transformers Adventure and Easy Dynamic toylines on Youtube. The videos cover TAV-01 Bumblebee through TAV-12 Dreadwing and TED-01 Big Bumblebee through TED-05 Junkion. All 17 videos have been embedded for easy - Read More

Hasbro Reaches Deal With Netflix, All Shows Returning

Hasbro Reaches Deal With Netflix, All Shows Returning

Posted March 20th, 2015 at 5:52pm by Autobot032 - 12,875 views

As we reported earlier this year, Hasbro and Netflix were unable to come to an agreement and all Hasbro shows were disappearing from Netflix's streams. We have the fantastic news that Hasbro and Netflix have struck up a deal and all Hasbro shows are staying on Netflix! You can check out the good news on Twitter, by clicking below: Don't worry! My Little Pony, Jem, and other Hasbro Studios shows aren't going anywhere @HasbroNews pic.twitter.com/Din2l8BIKB— Netflix US (@netflix) March 20, - Read More

TFsource Weekly WrapUp! Warbotron, Masterpiece, Combiner Wars & More!

TFsource Weekly WrapUp! Warbotron, Masterpiece, Combiner Wars & More!

Posted March 20th, 2015 at 2:37pm by Autobot032 - 20,463 views

TFsource Weekly WrapUp! Warbotron, Masterpiece, Combiner Wars & More! Greetings Sourcefans! We're wrapping up this week with new preorders for Warbotron - WB01-F X-Ray & Gun Set, WB03-B and WB03-C, DX9's D06 Carry, Omnigonix - OX-01 Spinout, MP-25 - Masterpiece Tracks with and without Collector's Coin, Armarauders - Mecha Workshop - EF-JAT-47FG Bellerophon, MP-11SW - Masterpiece Skywarp, KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: B - Doubledeck w/ Stinger & Mandy Cassettes, BadCube OTS-04 - Read More

Transformers UK Classics - Interview with James Roberts and Lloyd Young

Transformers UK Classics - Interview with James Roberts and Lloyd Young

Posted March 20th, 2015 at 5:12am by Va'al - 11,984 views

Via a tip from Seibertron.com member Sabrblade, and courtesy of fellow Transformers fan Stuart Webb, we have a wonderful set of interviews with the minds behind the remastering and repackaging of the Marvel UK G1 comics - now collected into several volumes under Classics UK by IDW - editors James Roberts (texts) and Lloyd Young (images/scans)! You can read the full, detailed, lengthy piece here, and some snippets below. As well as providing the making of text, how involved are you in the - Read More

American Cinematheque LA - Transformers: The Movie Cast and Crew Panel

American Cinematheque LA - Transformers: The Movie Cast and Crew Panel

Posted March 18th, 2015 at 10:29am by Va'al - 20,291 views

With the current flurry of screenings across the US of the 1986 Transformers movie, and the unfortunate news of the passing of actor Leonard Nimoy, it's unsurprising that we hear more from the people involved in its creation, from a cast, crew and other perspectives! Entertainment website Topless Robot has posted a list of ten major points to come out of the Q&A session during the event in LA (which you can also watch for yourself via the embedded clip below!), ranging from Flint Dille, voice - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers June 2015 Comics Solicitations: Combiner Wars Spoilers, Nautica, Drift

IDW Publishing Transformers June 2015 Comics Solicitations: Combiner Wars Spoilers, Nautica, Drift

Posted March 18th, 2015 at 8:20am by Va'al - 18,929 views

As IDW Publishing's new Transformers comics crossover event begins this week, we also get a jump ahead to June, and see what the company's solicitations have to offer for our favourite transforming robots and their fictional universes! Take a look below at the books coming out then, and beware of potential spoilers. Transformers #42—Combiner Wars Epilogue John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli & Andrew Griffith (a) • Griffith (c) THE AFTERMATH! The COMBINER WARS are over, and OPTIMUS - Read More

IDW The Transformers #39 Combiner Wars: Opening Salvo Review

IDW The Transformers #39 Combiner Wars: Opening Salvo Review

Posted March 18th, 2015 at 7:52am by Va'al - 18,352 views

Swindle Me This (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis OPENING SALVO! The Autobots and Decepticons’ uneasy peace is threatened by the flames of war! STARSCREAM—ruler of CYBERTRON—makes contact with WINDBLADE’S homeworld—and the only defense against a new CYBERTRONIAN EMPIRE are COMBINERS—multiple CYBERTRONIANS forming together into huge, dangerous forms! SUSPENSE Story Days of Deception is over, Windblade was over a long time ago, Punishment saw both its digital and print - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Episodes on iTunes, Keving Manthei Score Tracks for Free

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Episodes on iTunes, Keving Manthei Score Tracks for Free

Posted March 17th, 2015 at 6:47am by Va'al - 17,143 views

Still trying to find a good catch-up version of the new Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series? Good news: iTunes has just made the first two episodes available on their website - with the first one showing for free and only $2.99 for the second one! If you have seen the two episodes, and are looking for some of the sweet tunes playing during them, composer Kevin Manthei is your man. He has uploaded two tracks from the show so far to his personal Tumblr to stream freely: Welcome to - Read More

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #4 (of 4) Full Preview

IDW Angry Birds Transformers #4 (of 4) Full Preview

Posted March 17th, 2015 at 4:04am by Va'al - 12,056 views

This week with IDW Publishing, we reach the end of a Transformers comics mini-series, as a new story arc begins in the ongoings. Which mini-series, you ask? Angry Birds Transformers, of course! Grab a half shell to protect your heads from shrapnel, check out the full preview below, and head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review. Angry Birds/Transformers #4 (of 4) John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c) The action heats up as the Eggspark begins to alter the fundamental - Read More

D.C. Douglas Recounts How Rescue Bots Chase and Mass Effect Roles are "Indebted To The Spock Archetype"

D.C. Douglas Recounts How Rescue Bots Chase and Mass Effect Roles are "Indebted To The Spock Archetype"

Posted March 16th, 2015 at 11:59pm by LOST Cybertronian - 13,326 views

Voice Actor D.C. Douglas recently posted a blog about how Leonard Nimoy's Spock character influenced his role as Chase on Transformers Rescue Bots and Mass Effect's Legion. He posts his audition for Chase and call back audition for Legion. D.C. Douglas wrote:And then there’s Chase! He was a challenge once we started recording the first episode. The breakdown (description of the voice the producers wanted) was that of Friday from “Dragnet.” D.C. Douglas wrote:Here is my audition - Read More

Opening Credits for Transformers Adventure (Japan version of Robots in Disguise)

Opening Credits for Transformers Adventure (Japan version of Robots in Disguise)

Posted March 16th, 2015 at 8:46am by william-james88 - 16,532 views

The youtube page of tinyironfist has posted the opening credits for the Japanese version of Robots in Disguise, called Transformers Adventure. It is far lengthier than the English version and includes lots of shots not yet seen, including a roundup of the Decepticons with a large looming figure in silouhette. The end credits are also included in the clip below as well as commercials for the Takara Transformers Adventure TED line which has our robots dancing once - Read More

Transformers: Combiner Wars Trade Paperback Amazon Pre-Order

Transformers: Combiner Wars Trade Paperback Amazon Pre-Order

Posted March 15th, 2015 at 10:54pm by LOST Cybertronian - 15,287 views

The Combiner Wars may just be getting started but Amazon has a pre-order for those who like their comics in collected Trade Paperback form. Transformers: Combiner Wars collects issues #39-41 of Transformers as well as the first three issues of Transformers: Windblade-Combiner Wars. This Trade is 152 pages has a scheduled release date of August 25, 2015. There is currently no cover image - Read More

IDW The Transformers #39 Combiner Wars: Opening Salvo Full Preview

IDW The Transformers #39 Combiner Wars: Opening Salvo Full Preview

Posted March 15th, 2015 at 2:12pm by Va'al - 16,978 views

How do the Combiner Wars begin? Find out in the Comic Book Resources full preview to Opening Salvo of the new story arc in The Transformers #39, out this week with IDW Publishing, as the story links Cybertron, to Earth, to Caminus, to maybe so much more. Make sure to return to Seibertron.com, though, for a review of the issue! Transformers #39—Combiner Wars Opening Salvo—SPOTLIGHT John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Casey W. Coller (c) OPENING SALVO! The Autobots and - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update: JP Bove, James Roberts, Nick Roche Confirmed

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update: JP Bove, James Roberts, Nick Roche Confirmed

Posted March 15th, 2015 at 1:16pm by Va'al - 21,217 views

In unsurprising but nonetheless exciting news for European Transformers fans, we have an update from the official Tumblr page for Auto Assembly 2015, concerning some confirmed new guests for the August event in Birmingham. Joining the already announced voice actors Sumalee Montano and James Horan, comics professionals JP Bove, James Roberts and Nick Roche return once more to the biggest Transformers event in Europe! Check out the image below for even more - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Pilot Episode - Robots in Discussion: Reviews, Spoilers, Underbite Art Development

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Pilot Episode - Robots in Discussion: Reviews, Spoilers, Underbite Art Development

Posted March 15th, 2015 at 5:44am by Va'al - 14,479 views

Howdy, robofans! If you're in the US, last night at 6pm ET/PT was the first airing of the new animated series Transformers: Robots in Disguise - produced by Hasbro and shown on Cartoon Network - though if you live outside of the States or attended the première event, you may have caught it earlier. We would like to use this platform to suggest you share your thoughts with us in the Energon Pub: what did you think of the 2-part pilot episode? Do you agree with the review posted by Burn? Maybe - Read More

IDW Transformers Comics in Japanese Translation - All Hail Megatron

IDW Transformers Comics in Japanese Translation - All Hail Megatron

Posted March 14th, 2015 at 1:40pm by Va'al - 13,558 views

After a bunch of rumours as to whether Japanese fans of the comics fiction that IDW Publishing has been releasing in English (and distributing in mostly Anglophone countries) will ever see the same books in Japanese, we have an official update! Via Yama3sp on Twitter, we can report confirmation that as of 23rd March, the first official translation of All Hail Megatron will be released on the comics market via ShoPro Books, who are offering a free bookmark with purchase of the book. Check - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #113 - Signal To Noise
Twincast / Podcast #113:
"Signal To Noise"
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Posted: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015