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SDCC 2014 Coverage: Generations: Combiner Wars Superion and Menasor!

SDCC 2014 Coverage: Generations: Combiner Wars Superion and Menasor!

Combiner Wars - Ladies and gentlemen, put on your anti-nerdgasm pants! Starting off our coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2014, we have our Breakfast Event images, which show off our first look at combiners Superion (first teased at BotCon last month) and Menasor! These combiners, part of next year's Generations: Combiner Wars series, are prototypes and show display pieces, hence the hot glue on spots and some wibbly bits and pieces here and there.
New Galleries: BotCon 2014 Scorponok, Cannonball, Ferak, Ginrai, Devcon and more!

New Galleries: BotCon 2014 Scorponok, Cannonball, Ferak, Ginrai, Devcon and more!

Pirates vs Knights Box Set - The galleries of Seibertron has updated with the BotCon 2014 Pirates Vs. Knights box set. Pirate Scorponok is a repaint of Energon Scorponok with a newly added headmaster feature. That headmaster is Olin Zarak who is a retool of Spike who is the headmaster unit for Cerebros who is the headmaster unit for Fortress Maximus. Got that? Good. Next up is Pirate Cannonball who is a repaint of Transformers Prime Ratchet with a new head. Knight Devcon is a repaint of Generations Scourge with a new head. Knight Ginrai is a repaint of Classics Optimus Prime. Last but not least is Pirate Ferak who is a repaint of Universe Cyclonus while his target master Pirate Tornado is a repaint of Nightstick. Click on any of the images to see the full galleries.
New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Reaching the Omega Point - Windrazor is based off of Beast Wars Fuzor Silverbolt and redecoed in a white and two tone purple. With special collector's packaging based off of the then current Beast Wars line, this attractive looking exclusive was a must for attendees. Click on any of the pictures below to be taken to the full gallery.
New Galleries: BotCon 2014 Dread Pirate Crew Wingspan with Pillage and Pounce with Plunder

New Galleries: BotCon 2014 Dread Pirate Crew Wingspan with Pillage and Pounce with Plunder

Dread Pirate Crew - Continuing the exclusive streak of exclusive galleries of exclusive BotCon 2014 figures, we are proud to present a double feature with Targetmaster sidedish in Dread Pirate Crew Wingspan with Pillage and Pounce with Plunder, respectively repainted from Transformers Arms Micron Jet Vehicon and Steve Vehicon! Click here to view the full galleries.
New Galleries: BotCon 2014 Knights Alpha Trizer, Flareup, Apelinq and Custom Class Primal Prime

New Galleries: BotCon 2014 Knights Alpha Trizer, Flareup, Apelinq and Custom Class Primal Prime

Custom Class - is proud to present not one, not three but four new BotCon 2014 exclusive figures galleries! Click on any of the images below to view the full works, from the Knights faction including the Transformers: Prime Thundertron repaint Alpha Trizer, the Prime Arcee repaint Flareup, and swinging in from the branches of Universe Optimus Primal, Apelinq and the Custom Class figure Primal Prime!

BBTS Sponsor News: Transformers, GI Joe, The Hobbit, Iron Man, Star Wars, Gremlins, & More!

Posted 1 hour ago by Va'al - 534 views

NEW! -------------- NEW PRE-ORDERS -------------- TRANSFORMERS GIGANTIC MEGAZARAK FIGURE The first of two 22.8" tall non-transforming figures is Megazarak, also known as Scorponok. He is done in green, purple and orange and comes with a gun and a shield. He is listed at $569.99, $20 off the MSRP. ... ode=retail TRANSFORMERS GIGANTIC BLACK ZARAK FIGURE Black Zarak shares a body form with his moldmate Megazarak but is done in a black, orange and - Read More

TFCon USA (Chicago) - Aaron Archer Announced as Guest

Posted 2 hours ago by Va'al - 938 views

NEW! A brief but substantial update from the people over at TFCon Chicago, taking place this October 24-26th: Aaron Archer, former Hasbro brand designer and general transforming robot person, has been added to the guest roster! Check out some more info below, and head here for the TFCon site. Aaron Archer is an illustrator and creative professional who spent over 18 years at Hasbro, Inc. designing for toy brands like TRANSFORMERS, GI Joe, STAR WARS Episode One, and various Batman lines. Aaron - Read More

Video Review - Takara Tomy EZ Collection Anniversary Clear Optimus Prime

Posted 9 hours ago by Va'al - 4,231 views

And after some Takara Tomy exclusives in their package, why not take a look at another, this time out of its plastic prison? Thanks to user chuckdawg1999 Movie Advanced, we have a video review of the EZ Collection Anniversary Exclusive Clear Optimus Prime - one of many repaints of Reveal the Shield Optimus Prime. Check it out below! chuckdawg1999 wrote:This particular mold has seen quite a bit of use, anyone who frequents dollar stores has probably seen this figure on the - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Collectors' Club Thrustinator

Posted 10 hours ago by Va'al - 4,333 views

Have you received yours yet? Considering looking for it? Check out below a video review of TFCC's exclusive Thrustinator repaint, courtesy of Seibertronian Fires_Of_Inferno - and refresh your memory with one of the two dedicated galleries! - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Legends Commanders Wave 1, plus MP Wheeljack, AoE Nemesis Prime and More

Posted 10 hours ago by Va'al - 8,206 views

Who's up for some early week exclusive looks? We have a set of multiple items courtesy of Weibo user 北马伊斯力, taken at a Takara Tomy display booth, with many many robots we had yet to see, including TRU Exclusive AoE Rusty Optimus Prime Evasion Mode, Transformers Expo exclusives Nemesis Prime and Black Knight Grimlock, the Transformers Legends wave 1 of Commanders (G1 Optimus Prime, Age of Extinction Optimus Prime, Optimus Primal, and Lio Convoy), Age of Extinction Dinobot Snarl and our - Read More

IDW Publishing 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Announcements Round-Up - Official Press Release

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 10,058 views

All Eyes On IDW At Comic-Con International 2014! New Series, Archival Collections, And Monumental Crossovers Announced San Diego, CA (July 28, 2014) – The eyes of the world were watching San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 for major announcements and this year IDW Publishing took the stage to reveal an impressive array of projects that are coming soon! Behold, the cure for the post-convention blues is here: Star Trek / Planet of the Apes Have you ever wondered what it would be - Read More

TFExpo 2014 This Weekend in Wichita, Kansas!

Posted 1 day ago by El Duque - 8,177 views

TFExpo 2014 is THIS WEEK in Wichita, Kansas! The festivities kick off this Friday, August 1st! Over the weekend you'll meet G1 Voice Actor Neil Ross, Transformers: Prime Voice Actress Sumalee Montano, participate in the Headshots Bar and Grill Video Game Tournament, check out unique costumes in our Cosplay Contest, and customize your own upgraded toys with exclusive sets in Javaco's Workshop! We'll have contests for kids, a Dealer's Room FULL of toys and artwork to shop in, and a panel room - Read More

Sentinel Megazarak (Scorponok) and Black Zarak Official Images

Posted 1 day ago by mooncake623 - 13,876 views

Thanks to AmiAmi we have official images of the Sentinel Megazarak (Scorponok)and Black Zarak that we just saw at the Wonder Festival here. Standing at about two feet tall, these "Gigantic Action" non-transforming figures are scaled with the Generation 1 Fortress Maximus toy. Megazarak is due to be released in late October of this year and black Zarak will be released in late November, both come with a pricetag of 48,600 yen. We've mirrored the images below for your viewing pleasures and - Read More

TFsource Weekly SourceNews! KFC A - Dai Stack, MP-12 Restock, SDCC MP-Prowl and More!

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 12,115 views

Greetings Sourcefans! We have new preorders on the site like Masterpiece Prowl - Exclusive Figure, KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Three: A - Dai Stack, Henkei Jetfire - Cybertron Con 2013 Exclusive, Unique Toys - DX9 D02S - Splinter, Transformers 2014 - Generations Leader Class - Jetfire, Fansproject - Function X-4: Sigma L, Fansproject - Lost Exo Realm - LER-01 Columpio and Drepan. Instock this week we have Warbotron - WB01-C - Sly Strike, PE-DX-04 - Motobot - Guardian, KFC - CT-02 Tempest, as - Read More

Video Review - Transformers: Age of Extinction Voyager Slog

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 15,744 views

Fellow user Fires_Of_Inferno has been busy scouring the YouTubes in search of more toy reviews, and brings us reviewer peaugh's look at the final Dinobot we know of from Transformers: Age of Extinction - Voyager Slog! Check out the embedded clip below. - Read More

Official Image of Masterpiece MP-08X Grimlock Throne

Posted 1 day ago by LOST Cybertronian - 12,506 views

Transformers Asia gives us an official look at the upcoming throne for MP-08X Grimlock. According to the website, this throne comes free with MP-08X at selected Asian retailers. However, Takara Tomy is selling this separate to most retailers which increased the price of the base figure. We also get a nice view of the box the throne comes in. - Read More

Wonderfest 2014: Fewture, Kotobukiya, and More

Posted 2 days ago by El Duque - 19,050 views

More news from Wonderfest from the folks over at Autobase Aichi. Fewture have revealed they will be releasing Arcee and Elita-1 in their line of non-transforming EX figures, both come with alternate heads. Also on display: Ultimetal Optimus Prime, EX Optimus Prime, EX Grimlock, EX Alpha Trion, ES Rodimus, ES Optimus Prime, and Unicron head. Also on display: Kotobukiya licensed products Kubrick Bearbrick Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee, and Starscream Legacy of Revoltech Optimus - Read More

Wonderfest 2014 Prime 1 Studios Images: Drift, Grimlock and More

Posted 2 days ago by El Duque - 21,146 views

Thanks to Autobase Aichi we have images of the Prime 1 Studios display at Wonderfest 2014. They have revealed they will be producing Movie Masterpiece versions of Transformers: Age of Extinction Drift and Grimlock! Drift comes in robot mode, while Grimlock is in his dino mode with Optimus Prime riding on his back just like in the movie. Also on display are their other MMTFM products ROTF Megatron & Starscream, DOTM Optimus Prime & Bumblebee, plus various busts. - Read More

Transformers Generations Rattrap And Tankor Sighted at US Retail

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 17,032 views

It's definitely been a while, but we can finally report an official sighting of Transformers Generations Deluxe (Fat) Tankor and Rattrap, courtesy of fellow user Bounti76. The figures were purchased at a Walmart in Centerville, Utah - so head to the Sightings section of the site, and happy - Read More

Wonder Festival Shows off Sentinel Gigantic Action Scorponok and Black Zarak

Posted 3 days ago by LOST Cybertronian - 21,261 views

This image of Sentinel's Gigantic Action Scorponok comes to us via the @YamadaxTakahiro twitter feed. Also, what is the first question that usually comes up when a new Scorponok hits the scene? That's right, when will we get Black Zarak? You can see the Black Zarak version standing next to Scorponok on display at Wonder Festival. - Read More

Kotobukiya D-Style Optimus Prime Also on Display at Wonder Festival

Posted 3 days ago by LOST Cybertronian - 15,822 views

More first look images are coming out of Wonder Festival. This time the Ami Ami gives us a look at the Kotobukiya D-Style SD Optimus Prime. Prime looks to come with his iconic blaster and energon axe as well as at least one extra hand and miniature version of his truck alt mode. - Read More

Playstation Optimus Prime on Display at Wonder Festival

Posted 3 days ago by LOST Cybertronian - 17,477 views

Thanks to the twitter account of @vapwaazu we get a look our first look at the upcoming Playstation Optimus Prime. Seen just the other day as an artist rendering, this test shot is on display at summer Wonder Fest which is just kicking off in Japan. - Read More

Video Review - Generations Leader Class Jetfire

Posted 3 days ago by Va'al - 29,964 views

Thanks to a tip from fellow member Fires_Of_Inferno, we get a nice long look, in the form of a video review by YouTube user Baltmatrix, at the upcoming Generations Leader (first of its class) Jetfire - check out the embedded clip - Read More

Transformers Age of Extinction Exclusive Two-Packs Sighted at UK Retaild

Posted 3 days ago by Va'al - 31,544 views

In further sightings news, fellow UK-based board member Mr O has found the Wal-Mart exclusive repaint special two-packs from Age of Extinction in Asda Living (part of the Wal-Mart chain), priced at £9.97 each - around $16! Check out the image below, featuring Slug with Stinger, Strafe with Bumblebee and Optimus Prime with - Read More

Hasbro Masterpiece Sunstorm Sighted at US Retail

Posted 3 days ago by Va'al - 26,317 views

Fellow staff member and podcaster xRotorstormx is at it again, reporting a sighting of the moderately awaited sunshine iteration of the Masterpiece Seeker mold. Yes indeed, Masterpiece Sunstorm is rolling into stores as we speak, with this particular sighting coming from the Toys'R'Us store in Okemos, Michigan, priced at $79.99. Check it out on the shelf below, and make sure to note it in the Sightings section if you spot one close to - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #96 - Age of Extinction
Twincast / Podcast #96:
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Posted: Monday, July 7th, 2014