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BotCon 2014 Pirates vs. Knights Scorponok Revealed!

BotCon 2014 Pirates vs. Knights Scorponok Revealed!

Scorponok!!! - The official BotCon 2014 website has just revealed the next figure in this year's Pirates vs. Knights convention exclusive boxset! Fans have wanted a G1 redeco of the Energon Scorponok mold for years, and that's just what were getting! Not only that, the figure features a new head mold that appears to be a true Headmaster. According to their previous tweets the Nebulan is Olin, Son of Zarak. Check out the images and join our discussion by clicking here.
Twincast / Podcast #87

Twincast / Podcast #87

Toy Fair 2014 - It is the year 2014 and the heroic Seibertron and El Duque have come to retake New York City. The reason, why it’s TOY FAIR of course! The one event that makes our wallets cry as each new figure is revealed. First up, we discuss the next wave of Generations figures. Hasbro unveiled some awesome figures so tune in to hear which ones we pick as our favorites! Up next we discuss the Age of Extinction Robots in Disguise line. We have finally gotten a glimpse of the new Age of Extinction movie Generation figures including a classic flat nosed Optimus Prime and a purple triceratops! Hasbro also unveiled the next wave of Kre-o toys. Next, we discuss our thoughts on the vinyl figures from Loyal Subjects. Closing out the toys, we discuss the new fascination with super kid friendly figures like Hero Mashers, Construct-bots, Potato Heads and Battle Masters. Will the cast be buying these for the tater tots in our family? We close out this episode with another "Ask the Twincast" and some bragging rights!
Toy Fair 2014 Coverage (RECAP) - The Loyal Subjects Gallery

Toy Fair 2014 Coverage (RECAP) - The Loyal Subjects Gallery

Loyal Subjects - Here are some more shots from The Loyal Subjects, who produce super deformed vinyl figures. These shots are from their wave 2 figures, featuring Grimlock, Snarl, Slug, Mirage, Prowl, Sideswipe, Shockwave, Optimus Prime with Energy Axe, Dirge, Thrust, Shrapnel, Skywarp and a purple version of the Prowl mold ... and an 8" Shockwave. Check out the links and join our discussion by clicking here.
Toy Fair 2014 Coverage (RECAP) - Transformers Generations Full Gallery

Toy Fair 2014 Coverage (RECAP) - Transformers Generations Full Gallery

30th Anniversary Generations Toys - Continuing on with our coverage of Hasbro's Toy Fair, we now present higher-quality images for the Generations figures shown earlier today in our detailed summary and showroom galleries! New combatants into the thirtieth anniversary fray include Legends Acid Storm with Venin (redecos of the earlier Starscream with Waspinator, respectively), Gears with Eclipse (retool and redeco of the soon-to-be-released Swerve and what might be a redeco of Swerve's partner Flanker), Skrapnel and Reflector; Deluxes Jhiaxus (retool and redeco of Armada Starscream), Windblade, Crosscut, Rattrap and Beast Machines Tankor; Voyagers Roadbuster and Sky-Byte; Leader Jetfire; and finally, to amp up the dino-tude, an apparent reissue of Masterpiece Grimlock! Check out the galleries by clicking here.
Toy Fair 2014 Wrap Up (RECAP): Including New Galleries And New Packaging Images From Age Of Extinction

Toy Fair 2014 Wrap Up (RECAP): Including New Galleries And New Packaging Images From Age Of Extinction

Age of Extinction Toys - Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, this is your year! From G1 homages in Generations, to Optimus Prime riding a dinosaur (RIDING A DINOSAUR!) there's a lot of fun in store for the 30th anniversary of our favorite franchise. We hope you'll join us as we celebrate it throughout the year. But, for now, we'll just leave you with a tidy bundling of the events and round out this news post with updated galleries from Age Of Extinction and Construct Bots. Get the links to these galleries by clicking here.

My Little Pony #19 Transformers Crossover Convention Exclusive Cover Revealed

My Little Pony #19 Transformers Crossover Convention Exclusive Cover Revealed

Posted April 18th, 2014 at 8:23am by El Duque - 7,504 views

Remember last year's BotCon exclusive My Little Pony Micro Series convention exclusive cover featuring Optimus Prime and Pinkie Pie? It was very popular and became quite the hot item on the secondary market. Following up on that cover's popularity IDW has revealed another upcoming My Little Pony/Transformers crossover cover, My Little Pony #19 featuring Starscream and Rainbow Dash. Like the previous crossover cover this one will also be a convention exclusive, which convention has not be - Read More

Transformers: 30th Anniversary 'Tunnel of Time' Exhibition in Brazil

Transformers: 30th Anniversary 'Tunnel of Time' Exhibition in Brazil

Posted April 18th, 2014 at 5:56am by Va'al - 11,195 views

Our Brazilian friends over at Transformers: Dioramas bring us more Transformers news, and this time, it's a 30th Anniversary special franchise spanning exhibition in São Paulo. The news comes to us via IDW artist Marcelo Matere's Facebook page, who has prepared a special celebratory poster for the event, featuring Optimus Prime in both G1 and current movieverse styles (mirrored below). The free, officially endorsed by Hasbro Brazil exhibition will run from 17th April to 4th May, featuring a - Read More

Official 30th. Anniversary Plans Provided By Takara Tomy

Official 30th. Anniversary Plans Provided By Takara Tomy

Posted April 17th, 2014 at 6:11am by Autobot032 - 18,961 views

This has been a busy week for Transformers news, we already reported on the G1 deco Slug (which will be updated momentarily), and now we have some really amazing information to share with you! Another site update from Takara Tomy reveals their plans for the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers Franchise. The following information comes directly from Takara Tomy's event update page and was translated from Japanese to English, so please understand why the phrasings aren't the easiest to - Read More

Exclusive Special Edition Takara Tomy G1 Color AOE Deluxe Class Slug

Exclusive Special Edition Takara Tomy G1 Color AOE Deluxe Class Slug

Posted April 16th, 2014 at 11:06pm by Autobot032 - 17,974 views

An upcoming Transformers Expo will be releasing a special G1 redeco of Age Of Extinction Deluxe Class Slug. This is as close as we're going to get for a G1 Slag, and it looks quite nice. Project3 ■ ■ Exhibition of Transformers largest ever 17 (Sun) held determined from (Saturday) "Transformers Expo" 8/9! Over on Sunday the 17th from Saturday, August 9, at the Pacifico Yokohama (Exhibition Hall B · C) It is an event of Transformers largest ever in Japan that the "Transformers - Read More

Takara Tomy Arts Summit Report - More Images and Video of Mega Drive Megatron

Takara Tomy Arts Summit Report - More Images and Video of Mega Drive Megatron

Posted April 16th, 2014 at 10:45am by Va'al - 11,391 views

Courtesy of Japanese site Game Watch, we get a nice look at some further images of the exclusive figure prototype Mega Drive Megatron, and a video showing off the transformation! Also from the site, via Google Translate and some tweaking, is a report of the sessions that have taken place so far, with a somewhat detailed description of the various launches, including Mega Drive Megatron itself. Check them all out below! Takara Tomy Arts business meeting, a possible variant "Mega Drive - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2014 Registration Information Online

TFcon Toronto 2014 Registration Information Online

Posted April 14th, 2014 at 1:08pm by El Duque - 8,998 views

TFcon Toronto 2014 preregistration is now online. This is the only way to reserve the 2014 exclusive MASTERPIECE SHAFTER and to sign up for the FRIDAY and SUNDAY customizing classes (limited to 45 people each day). TFcon Toronto 2014 admission includes the following: -Early entrance to Canada’s Largest Dealer Room for Transformers Merchandise -All access pass to all TFcon panels and events -Entrance into the hourly door prizes -Copy of the TFcon 2014 program featuring the 2014 - Read More

Transformers Collectors' Club Head Sculpts on Display at Joe Con 2014

Transformers Collectors' Club Head Sculpts on Display at Joe Con 2014

Posted April 12th, 2014 at 5:10pm by LOST Cybertronian - 20,985 views

Seibertron.com News Admin El Duque is in Dallas attending Joe Con 2014 where he was able to snap a few pictures of the head sculpts from upcoming Transformers Collectors' Club exclusive figures on display. From the TFSS 2.0 we have head sculpts of Chromdome, Rewind and Thrustinator. Also on display is the head sculpt of Protoform X which is the 2014 incentive figure for joining the Transformers Collectors' Club. - Read More

BotCon 2014 - Marty Isenberg Revealed as Transformers: Timelines Author

BotCon 2014 - Marty Isenberg Revealed as Transformers: Timelines Author

Posted April 10th, 2014 at 1:33pm by Va'al - 10,481 views

Fellow Seibertron.com user Sabrblade has been following the BotCon 2014 updates via their own official Twitter account - and they have just announced this year's author behind the convention exclusive Transformers: Timelines story: Marty Isenberg, of various Transformers TV series credit, from Beast Machines and Animated to Prime and Rescue Bots! Breaking News... @The_TF_Club magazine Issue 56 announces Marty Isenberg is behind this years TRANSFORMERS: TIMELINES BotCon story.— - Read More

CybFest NW Date and Location Announcement

CybFest NW Date and Location Announcement

Posted April 09th, 2014 at 3:35pm by El Duque - 10,881 views

Northwest Fan Ventures creates a new convention for Transformers fans “Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of Transformers at the first CybFest NW convention.” Kent, Wa – April 7, 2014 – Northwest Fan Ventures, is pleased to announce the first Cybertronian Festival. CybFest NW will celebrate all things Transformers with a Pacific Northwest spin. The new convention will take place on August 16, 2014 at Kent Commons in Kent, Wa. An exciting new era for Tranformers fans begins - Read More

Sue Blu to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Sue Blu to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Posted April 09th, 2014 at 3:28pm by El Duque - 17,950 views

Our friends at TFcon dropped by to let us know that Sue Blu has been confirmed as a special guest for this year's event in Toronto. See details below: We are very happy to welcome voice actor and director Susan Blu to TFcon Toronto 2014 for our 30th anniversary of Transformers celebration. Sue is known to fans as the voice of Arcee in Transformers the Movie and Seasons 3 and 4 of The Transformers (Generation 1), and reprised the role in Transformers Animated). Additionally she was the - Read More

BotCon 2014 Exclusive Scorponok and Olin Zarak - Jet Mode Image

BotCon 2014 Exclusive Scorponok and Olin Zarak - Jet Mode Image

Posted April 08th, 2014 at 10:57am by Va'al - 16,078 views

In addition to last week's reveal about the biggest Transformers Collector's Club exclusive figure for the upcoming Pasadena BotCon, the official Twitter account for the event has revealed the jet mode for Scorponok and Olin Zarak - as was expected, given that the figure is a redeco of Energon Scorponok. The image is apparently an in-hand shot with tweaked colours, and it also reveals that the Olin figure cannot fit in the closed cockpit. They also posted a second image, showing Olin outside of - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Display Art and Figures from Brazil Toy Fair

Transformers: Age of Extinction Display Art and Figures from Brazil Toy Fair

Posted April 06th, 2014 at 12:27pm by Va'al - 35,089 views

We have seen a lot of this information before, especially directly from the Seibertron.com reporting from Toy Fair 2014 in New York - but now fans in Brazil, thanks to fellow fansite Transformers Dioramas also get their share of the dino/robot cake! Check out below some of the images from the ABRIN/2014 event, featuring most of wave 1 (Deluxe, voyager and Leader class) of the Transformers: Age of Extinction figures and some pretty neat display art - and head here and here for more. - Read More

BotCon 2014 Special Guest Revealed: James Roberts

BotCon 2014 Special Guest Revealed: James Roberts

Posted April 04th, 2014 at 2:07pm by Mindmaster - 24,929 views

Building up on yesterday's big, exciting reveal of Pirates vs. Knights Scorponok, BotCon revealed on their Twitter that famed Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye writer James Roberts will be joining David Kaye, Susan Blu, Jack Angel, and others at BotCon 2014! Joining us at BotCon 2014 is the writer behind what has quickly become one of the most celebrated ongoing Transformers comic series of all-time, IDW Publishing’s Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye. With that, we are thrilled to - Read More

BotCon 2014 Pirates vs. Knights Scorponok Revealed!

BotCon 2014 Pirates vs. Knights Scorponok Revealed!

Posted April 03rd, 2014 at 12:21pm by El Duque - 22,966 views

The official BotCon 2014 website has just revealed the next figure in this year's Pirates vs. Knights convention exclusive boxset! Fans have wanted a G1 redeco of the Energon Scorponok mold for years, and that's just what we're getting! Not only that, the figure has been retooled into a true Headmaster. The Headmaster unit, Olin Son of Zarak, is a retool of the Spike Headmaster from the recent Encore Fortress Maximus reissue. Check them out below: Our 4th reveal for the BotCon 2014 - Read More

BotCon Tweets Hints at their Next Figure Reveal

BotCon Tweets Hints at their Next Figure Reveal

Posted April 02nd, 2014 at 7:47pm by El Duque - 14,313 views

The official BotCon Twitter account has been busy hinting at the identity of their next Pirates vs. Knights figure. According to their tweets the next reveal will be a big one that celebrates the 30th anniversary and may have a Nebulan partner. This Nebulan would appear to be the previously teased Olin......son of Zarak! Their teaser tweets and a new color image of Olin can be found below. Tornado wrote:I'll have some more dirt....err...I mean, intel...on him later, but for - Read More

Singapore Based UOB Online Banking Service's Age Of Extinction Promotional Campaign

Singapore Based UOB Online Banking Service's Age Of Extinction Promotional Campaign

Posted April 01st, 2014 at 12:13am by Autobot032 - 27,656 views

UOB is an Online Bank service based in Singapore and they're presenting a Promotional Campaign for Age Of Extinction that includes chances to win tickets to the film's premiere and USB flash memory drives modeled to look like Bumblebee (coming in June), Drift (coming in May), Lockdown (coming in July) and Optimus Prime (coming in April). To obtain these items you must do the following: 100 pairs of TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Singapore Premiere Tickets* to be given away! Simply be - Read More

BotCon 2014 Teaser: "Who is Olin?"

BotCon 2014 Teaser: "Who is Olin?"

Posted March 31st, 2014 at 1:23pm by El Duque - 22,763 views

The official BotCon Twitter feed has just released a teaser for another organic character to be featured in this year's Pirates vs. Knights story line. You'll remember they previously teased a character named Squirm. This humanoid organic is called Olin, and according to another of their tweets is very important to the story. Check out the teaser image mirrored below: This may be our most important reveal to date for 2014... This is a question everyone who is attending BotCon should be - Read More

TransForMarket 2014 event in Tokyo on April 20th, 2014

TransForMarket 2014 event in Tokyo on April 20th, 2014

Posted March 30th, 2014 at 1:48pm by Seibertron - 24,193 views

Transformers comic and doujinshi event TransForMarket is being held in Tokyo on April 20th, 2014! At TransForMarket, fans will gather to display their creations based on the themes of Generation One and IDW Transformers. The event is the first fan-organized Japanese Transformers event to be attended by foreign creators, as it will be visited by IDW artists Andrew Griffith, Livio Ramondelli, and writer Jim Sorenson. Japanese creators Naoto Tsushima, Hayato Sakamoto, and other as-of-yet - Read More

BotCon 2014 - David Kaye Announced as Special Guest

BotCon 2014 - David Kaye Announced as Special Guest

Posted March 27th, 2014 at 2:15pm by Va'al - 15,255 views

The official BotCon 2014 website has just updated its guest list to include fan favourite voice actor, the one and only David Kaye! Read on below for some more information on the man behind the voice of Beast Wars Megatron, who joins a roster including Susan Blu, Jack Angel, Samantha Newark and Derrick J. Wyatt. 03/27/2014 - Joining us Saturday Night at the Golden Ticket Reception and on Sunday, 6/22 for both a panel and for autographs is the one, the only, Mr. David Kaye! The ONLY actor to - Read More

BotCon 2014 Cybertronian Knight Devcon Revealed

BotCon 2014 Cybertronian Knight Devcon Revealed

Posted March 24th, 2014 at 2:21pm by El Duque - 23,309 views

The official BotCon 2014 website has revealed the first Knight in this year's Pirates vs. Knight exclusive set, and it's a character many of us have been waiting on for years! Devcon is receiving his first ever figure in the form of a Generations Deluxe Scourge retool/repaint! Devcon made his initial appearance in the original G1 Transformers cartoon episode The Gambler, as an Autobot bounty hunter. Check out the images mirrored - Read More

Ken Christiansen New Print and Charity Auction at Emerald City Comic Con - Seattle, March 28-30

Ken Christiansen New Print and Charity Auction at Emerald City Comic Con - Seattle, March 28-30

Posted March 22nd, 2014 at 11:39am by Va'al - 25,208 views

We reported a while back that Transformers artists Andrew Griffith and Ken Christiansen ill be making an appearance at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle - next weekend March 28-30. Ken has dropped by with some further information on what he'll be bringing with him, check it out below, and find out more at his site here. I'll be a guest at Emerald City Comicon, March 28-30, at the Washington State Convention Center. You can find me at table U-04, where I'll be selling prints, sketchbooks, - Read More

Fourth Installment of BotCon Tornado's Data Log

Fourth Installment of BotCon Tornado's Data Log

Posted March 20th, 2014 at 10:53pm by ScoutBumblebee - 11,607 views

This is another installment from Star Seeker Saboteur Tornado's personal Facebook page. In these BotCon promotional pieces, we get pieces of the story behind this year's BotCon theme. Tornado is aboard the Tidal Wave, and writes about his fellow crew members' interactions and what they've been up to. Find the full text here and if you enjoy it, are looking forward to BotCon, or would just like to hear more from Decepticon Saboteur Tornado, head over and give his Facebook page a like. And - Read More

New Gallery: Cybertron Con 2013 Beast Hunters Commander Class Predaking from Shockwave's Lab

New Gallery: Cybertron Con 2013 Beast Hunters Commander Class Predaking from Shockwave's Lab

Posted March 20th, 2014 at 7:45pm by El Duque - 19,290 views

Seibertron.com is pleased to present our latest Transformers Prime gallery, Cybertron Con 2013 Beast Hunters Commander Class Predaking. This figure comes from the Cybertron Con 2013 Exclusive Shockwave's Lab, #6 the Trilling 30 series. The set is basically the same and the SDCC 2013 Exclusive Shockwave's Lab set with the exception of this little guy. The SDCC 2013 version is mainly clear plastic with a little blue here and there, whereas the Cybertron Con version is all orange, mainly - Read More

Derrick J. Wyatt and Marty Isenberg Announced as BotCon 2014 Special Guest

Derrick J. Wyatt and Marty Isenberg Announced as BotCon 2014 Special Guest

Posted March 20th, 2014 at 6:36pm by El Duque - 27,889 views

BotCon has announced two additional special guests for this year's event in Pasadena, Derrick J. Wyatt and Marty Isenberg. They join the previously announced Samantha Newark, Jack Angel, Susan Blu, Hal Rayle, and Michael McConnohie. DERRICK J. WYATT draws stuff. And everything he draws turns to gold! From his early work on iMucha Lucha! to his later work on Teen Titans, it wasn’t until Transformers Animated though that mankind truly understood what a genius it had on its - Read More

BotCon 2014 Tornado Data Logs Updates

BotCon 2014 Tornado Data Logs Updates

Posted March 19th, 2014 at 2:25am by Va'al - 22,483 views

Fellow Seibertron.com user Sabrblade has pointed us once more towards the new Facebook page for one of the BotCon set characters, Tornado, who is apparently uploading datalogs about the StarSeekers leading up to show, as reported yesterday. Start reading it below, and keep on reading here or here! Star Seeker Saboteur Tornado Aboard the Tidal Wave Personal Journal – Date index 284.756.13 As we all know, it’s just my nature to be...curious. Being a saboteur, I like to take - Read More

BotCon 2014 Pirate Tornado Finds Facebook

BotCon 2014 Pirate Tornado Finds Facebook

Posted March 18th, 2014 at 9:18am by El Duque - 15,777 views

It would seem that Tornado from this year's BotCon Pirates vs. Knights set has discovered Facebook. So far he's shared a selfie and and a couple of data logs, which can be found here and here. Probably worth dropping by his page and liking to get additional updates: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tornado- ... 8939844774 - Read More

Transformers Artist Sarah Stone to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Transformers Artist Sarah Stone to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Posted March 17th, 2014 at 12:00pm by El Duque - 10,580 views

Our friends at TFcon dropped by to let us know that Transformers: Windblade artist Sarah Stone has been confirmed as a special guest for this year's event in Toronto. See details below: Transformers artist Sarah Stone will make her Canadian convention debut at TFcon Toronto this summer. Sarah is the artist for IDW’s Transformers: Windblade miniseries debuting next month. She will be available all weekend for commissions, prints and signings at TFcon Toronto - Read More

TFExpo 2014 Announces BMOG Carbearator and Chopp-Or Exclusives

TFExpo 2014 Announces BMOG Carbearator and Chopp-Or Exclusives

Posted March 16th, 2014 at 11:01pm by LOST Cybertronian - 13,192 views

Our friends over at TFExpo 2014 dropped a line to let us know about the exclusives coming up for this year's show. Check out the official press release and images of the exclusive below. For Immediate Release March 17, 2014 TFExpo 2014 Exclusives Revealed: BMOG Carbearator and Chopp-Or! TFExpo is thrilled to announce our toy exclusives for the 2014 show! From the brand-new BMOG (Bio-Mechanical Ordnance Gestalt) line of toys come Heroic Augmentoids Carbearator and Chopp-Or! - Read More

Samantha Newark to Attend BotCon 2014

Samantha Newark to Attend BotCon 2014

Posted March 13th, 2014 at 2:52pm by El Duque - 29,755 views

Samantha Newark, the voice of G1's Ariel, has been announced as the latest BotCon 2014 special guest. She joins the previously announced Jack Angel, Susan Blu, Hal Rayle, and Michael McConnohie. SAMANTHA NEWARK's voice-over work incudes the original Transformers cartoon series as the voice of "Ariel", the pink robot gunned down by the Decepticons and who was later rebuilt into "Elita One" in the classic episode "War Dawn". She also voiced "Elise Presser", the human, geek to the core - Read More

New Galleries: SDCC Exclusive and Retail Transformers Mighty Muggs

New Galleries: SDCC Exclusive and Retail Transformers Mighty Muggs

Posted March 11th, 2014 at 4:07pm by Va'al - 16,299 views

Here's an oldie for you all. In the run up to the new toy releases, Ryan has been able to catch up on some of the older galleries that still needed uploading - so take a look at some Transformers Mighty Muggs, both from retail and the San Diego Comic Con Exclusive of 2009 and 2010! In case it wasn't clear from the images below, the Mighty Muggs are superdeformed non transformable characters, from a range of incarnations of the franchise. Click on any of the images below for the full - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #90 - Dark Scorponok
Twincast / Podcast #90:
"Dark Scorponok"
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