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Final BotCon 2015 "Oilmaster The Bounty Hunter" Exclusive Toy Revealed from this year's box set

Final BotCon 2015 "Oilmaster The Bounty Hunter" Exclusive Toy Revealed from this year's box set

Double Pretender - BotCon has revealed the 5th and final exclusive figure from this year's BotCon 2015 "Cybertron's Most Wanted" box set. The last figure, Oilmaster "The Bounty Hunter", revives an abandoned Hasbro G1 concept of the "Double Pretender". The original Double Pretender Gorilla Pretender shell was first shown by Hasbro at BotCon 1996 alongside a Double Pretender Spider mold, the original G1 Unicron that was never released, and several other abandoned concepts that were never released at retail. Find out more about this exclusive by clicking here.
New Galleries: BotCon 2015 Exclusive Megatron with Scalpel, Boombox, and Heavyweight

New Galleries: BotCon 2015 Exclusive Megatron with Scalpel, Boombox, and Heavyweight

Dark of the Moon - We've seen the video reveal of the fourth BotCon 2015 exclusive box set Boss figure, we've seen a preview of the comic featuring it - why not take a look at our galleries showing off both the main dish and the sides? Check out below the big bad himself (in one incarnation), using the Transformers Prime Silas Breakdown mold, never available in the US until now: Megatron - and the microns Scalpel, Boombox and Heavyweight!
New Gallery: BotCon 2015 Battletrap

New Gallery: BotCon 2015 Battletrap

The Muscle - Welcome to another Seibertron Exclusive Gallery featuring upcoming Botcon 2015 Exclusive: "The Muscle" Battletrap! The gracious Pete Sinclair of Funpub gave us access to some of this years exclusive figures to show off to our followers. Battletrap has already received some attention today, but being the demanding fellow he is he's grabbing us once more. He tries to hold on to his G1 Duocon heritage, incorporating the helicopter/all-terrain-vehicle/robot from his predecessor Generations Springer. Browse the gallery for in depth shots, and stay tuned for our next exclusive Botcon 2015 gallery figure!
New Gallery: BotCon 2015 Packrat "The Thief"

New Gallery: BotCon 2015 Packrat "The Thief"

The Thief - Seibertron was at G.I. Joe Con and we are proud to present an extensive gallery of the first revealed Botcon 2015 figure Packrat! We get up close and personal with the blue rodent, and notice he still keeps Battletrap close by and that we have MUCH more coming for you in the future! *wink*wink* Check it out here!
New Galleries: Old Snake and Stealth Battle Android Troopers from the Transformers Collector's Club

New Galleries: Old Snake and Stealth Battle Android Troopers from the Transformers Collector's Club

Cobra!!! - An upcoming exclusive set featuring "Old Snake" and a pair of Stealth Battle Android Troopers was revealed during the G.I. Joe Collector's Club panel at this weekend's G.I. Joe Con in Springfield, IL. This exclusive "G.I. Joe and the Transformers" set will be sold by both the Transformers Collector's Club and the G.I. Joe Collector's Club. We are proud to present an extensive gallery of both figures and their accessories. Special thanks to Pete Sinclair for letting me photograph these figures at G.I. Joe Con to share with all of you here on Seibertron.com.

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Jim Sorenson

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Jim Sorenson

Posted May 29th, 2015 at 12:52pm by Va'al - 3,159 views

Another update from the final ever (for now at least) Auto Assembly convention, still the biggest in Europe, still happening in Birmingham, UK: a new returning guest has been confirmed, in the form, shape and hat(s) of Jim Sorenson, the unofficially official Transformers archivist! Find out more information about the event here, and read on for more on Jim. In our final year, team Auto Assembly is delighted to welcome back one of our favourite Matrix-bearers, the irreplaceable Jim - Read More

BotCon 2015 Pre-Registration Saga: The Non-Attending

BotCon 2015 Pre-Registration Saga: The Non-Attending

Posted May 28th, 2015 at 11:46am by Va'al - 5,782 views

This just in from BotCon headquarters: registration for non-attendees is now open! Head over to the official website to register for your bits and bots to be sent to you at home, if you cannot make it to the event in person. More information provided below and on the site - read on. Hello Everyone! Non-Attending registration is now open. There is a limited number of non-attending sets available. When we run out, at a later date we will load the leftover attending sets (if available) into - Read More

BotCon 2015 Pre-Registration Saga: The Opening, Part N

BotCon 2015 Pre-Registration Saga: The Opening, Part N

Posted May 27th, 2015 at 1:37pm by Va'al - 6,847 views

It appears that after a number of several further misplacements, pre-registration for the 2015 BotCon event may finally have stabilised enough to at least process Attendee packages. In the past couple of hours, the following string of messages have been sent by FunPub, and received by potential convention goers. Good morning, We have now turned the registration system back on. We have been assured once again that it will work this time under load. It may take a few minutes for - Read More

Transformers Hall of Fame 2015 Voting Now Open on Mobile Device App

Transformers Hall of Fame 2015 Voting Now Open on Mobile Device App

Posted May 27th, 2015 at 4:38am by Va'al - 9,174 views

The Transformers app for mobile devices which was used for the fan-built combiner has been updated and repurposed with the 2015 Hall of Fame nominations! Three categories are up for grabs, with three nominees each: Favorite Character (Galvatron, Optimus Primal, Prowl) Best Combiner Character (Bruticus, Devastator, Predaking - strangely shown in the Beast Hunters incarnation) Best Musical Act (Ford Kinder and Anne Bryant - creators of the Transformers theme; Vince DiCola - general score - Read More

BotCon 2015 Registration Delayed Due to Several Technical Issues

BotCon 2015 Registration Delayed Due to Several Technical Issues

Posted May 26th, 2015 at 5:56pm by Va'al - 9,113 views

It appears that the team over at BotCon have been trying to finally open their registration pages for the 2015 event in St Charles, Illinois on June 18th-21st - but have encountered an endless run of bad luck and technical issues. We were directed here to register, both attendee and non-attendee packages and were told that the link will be active until June 5th. What follows below is a series of updates, ending with the confirmation that registration will be attempted tomorrow. Hello - Read More

BotCon 2015 Registration Videos and Guest Update - Kojin Ono and Derrick J Wyatt

BotCon 2015 Registration Videos and Guest Update - Kojin Ono and Derrick J Wyatt

Posted May 25th, 2015 at 4:50am by Va'al - 8,680 views

The official BotCon website has been updated with two more guest announcements for the event, from the designing and artistic branches of the franchise: Takara Tomy/Hall of Fame designer Kojin Ono and Transformers Animated vision Derrick J Wyatt! Head here to find out more, and find a snippet below. Also included are two videos showing the new registration system (opening this Tuesday!), which have been embedded below. We are thrilled to welcome two design legends of Transformers brand - Read More

Botcon 2015 Reveals Hat / T-shirt Design; Registration to Possibly go Live Tomorrow

Botcon 2015 Reveals Hat / T-shirt Design; Registration to Possibly go Live Tomorrow

Posted May 21st, 2015 at 10:25pm by LOST Cybertronian - 6,385 views

A small update to the BotCon 2015 website shows the designs for the hat and t-shirt this year. The hat features the typical BotCon 2015 logo while the t-shirt shows Battletrap, Shattered Glass Stepper, Packrat and Megatron wanted deactivated or funtioning. The club also sent out an email regarding Botcon registration saying it should go live tomorrow. Hello Everyone! Barring any final issues, we are doing the final touches tonight and should have registration live tomorrow. I'll send - Read More

Out of Box and Individual Constructicon Images of SDCC 2015 Exclusive Devastator

Out of Box and Individual Constructicon Images of SDCC 2015 Exclusive Devastator

Posted May 21st, 2015 at 6:25pm by LOST Cybertronian - 14,361 views

The Official Transformers Facebook page has updated with a couple new images of the upcoming SDCC exclusive Devastator. The images gives us an out of box look at Devy as well as the individual Constructicons. Devastator features a G1 deco with vac metal purple bits. - Read More

In-Package Images - Hasbro SDCC 2015 Exclusive Transformers Generations Devastator

In-Package Images - Hasbro SDCC 2015 Exclusive Transformers Generations Devastator

Posted May 21st, 2015 at 2:29am by Va'al - 17,344 views

Courtesy of the Planet Iacon Facebook page, we have our first look at an additional San Diego Comic con Hasbro Transformers exclusive, in addition to the Kre-O story we posted yesterday. Feast your eyes below on the big, green, lean, shinin' machine that is SDCC/STGCC Generations Devastator. Taste the purple chrome, and the gigantic box. What do you think, a definite improvement, or unnecessary premium? Let us know your thoughts in the Energon Pub! - Read More

Hasbro: teases SDCC 2015 Kre-o products; No plans for Kre-o Robots In Disguise products in U.S.

Hasbro: teases SDCC 2015 Kre-o products; No plans for Kre-o Robots In Disguise products in U.S.

Posted May 20th, 2015 at 4:51pm by Seibertron - 12,766 views

Due to concern that new or current Kre-o Transformers products won't be released in the United States, but have been showing up elsewhere such as Canada (such as the Kre-o Robots In Disguise products and other products shown at Toy Fair 2015 and NYCC 2014, I asked Hasbro about the current status of the Kre-o Transformers products. Earlier this afternoon, Hasbro provided Seibertron.com with an official statement regarding everyone's favorite building block toys! Hasbro wrote:As of this - Read More

TFcon Charlotte 2015 attendee registration is Live

TFcon Charlotte 2015 attendee registration is Live

Posted May 20th, 2015 at 12:59pm by mooncake623 - 7,331 views

Good news folks! TFcon just stopped by to let us know that online registration for TFcon Charlotte 2015 is live! For more information and to register, you can do so here! TFcon USA – America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place on the weekend of October 16th to 18th, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Embassy Suites Charlotte Concord. - Read More

Hasbro Announces their SDCC 2015 Panel Schedule

Hasbro Announces their SDCC 2015 Panel Schedule

Posted May 19th, 2015 at 12:49pm by mooncake623 - 7,625 views

Hasbro via Twitter just announced the date and time of their Panel Schedule for San Diago Comic Con 2015! Check it out below Transformers Generations Panel @ SDCC2015 - Thursday July 9 @ 11:00am in Room 25ABC Transformers: Robots in Disguise Panel @ SDCC2015! - Thursday July 9 @ 3:00pm in Room 5AB My Little Pony Panel @ SDCC2015! - Friday July 10 @ 10:30am in Room 6A Hasbro Star Wars Panel @ SDCC2015 - Friday July 10 @ 12:00pm in Room 7AB Hasbro Marvel Panel @ SDCC2015 - - 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 - 16,176 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

Q-Transformers Blu-Ray and DVD Launch Event

Q-Transformers Blu-Ray and DVD Launch Event

Posted May 15th, 2015 at 10:02am by mooncake623 - 15,720 views

Thanks to the qtransformers Website we get some info on the Launch Event for the release of Q-Transformers on Blu-Ray and DVD! This Event will be held at the Cinema Odaiba in Tokyo on June 21 with the tickets being on sale on May 22nd. Please check out all the details for this event below and remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates! ★ Event Summary ★ * Date: June 21 (Sun) curtain 16:00 - 18:00 the show (scheduled) * Venue: Odaiba - Read More

BotCon 2015 Fiction - Ask Vector Prime

BotCon 2015 Fiction - Ask Vector Prime

Posted May 13th, 2015 at 4:51pm by Va'al - 10,425 views

A couple of days ago we reported on BotCon's social media and fiction efforts via the Axiom Nexus news crew. What has made its appearance since is a more interactive page, also part of the same initiative for the 2015 event, under the name of Ask Vector Prime! Read on below to find out more about it, and head here to pose your own queries. Vector Prime, one of our most venerable elders, answers some of your questions as a way to foster better understanding between Cybertronians and - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - Alex Milne

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - Alex Milne

Posted May 13th, 2015 at 4:13pm by Va'al - 8,783 views

Another Alex Milne piece of news, this time from his Canadian homeland and via TFCon Toronto - who just added the IDW Transformers artist to their guest roster, joining previously announced James Raiz, James Roberts and many more. Head here to register for the July event, and find out more information below! TFcon is very pleased to welcome back Alex Milne to the TFcon Toronto guest list this year. Alex is the primary artist for IDW’s fan favorite Transformers: More than Meets the Eye - Read More

Sneak Peek - BotCon 2015 Packrat Comic Strip 'Collections'

Sneak Peek - BotCon 2015 Packrat Comic Strip 'Collections'

Posted May 13th, 2015 at 3:08pm by Va'al - 7,948 views

Via the official BotCon Twitter account, we get another preview at some of their comics fiction for this year's Cybertron Most Wanted cast of characters - specifically, the page shows a little insight into the role and past of the Thief, Packrat (with art, writing and everything else by Jesse Wittenrich). Check out the mirrored image from Collections below, and browse our very own Seibertron.com gallery of the toy right - Read More

BotCon 2015 Fiction - Meet the Axiom Nexus News Crew

BotCon 2015 Fiction - Meet the Axiom Nexus News Crew

Posted May 09th, 2015 at 4:45am by Va'al - 18,578 views

Very much like last year's fictional Tornado journal pages, the BotCon crew have created three new Facebook pages and profiles tying in to this year's theme and event in the new FunPub instalment. All working under the banner of the Axiom Nexus News channel, the three characters include investigative journalist Rook, reporter Andromeda and the unnamed News Editor. You can find out more and follow their doings by clicking on their profile images below! Task assigning, fact checking, - Read More

Peter Spellos to Attend IndyPopCon, June 26-28

Peter Spellos to Attend IndyPopCon, June 26-28

Posted May 09th, 2015 at 4:24am by Va'al - 17,166 views

Directly from the man himself, we report that Peter Spellos, voice of Sky-Byte in the 2001 animated show Transformers: Robots in Disguise, will be attending Indy PopCon in Indianapolis! The event runs on 26th-28th June, and you can find out more information, pricing and location here. Hey Transformers fans near and far! Come see me June 26-28 at @IndyPopCon! #transformers #robotsindisguise - Read More

TFcon Charlotte 2015 - Dealer Registration Open

TFcon Charlotte 2015 - Dealer Registration Open

Posted May 07th, 2015 at 1:45pm by Va'al - 8,832 views

Another event update, this time from TFCon USA, taking place in Charlotte this October - the dealer registrations are now open! If you have registered for last year's event, check your email accounts; if you're new to the deal (heh) head here to book your stall. Dealer registration is now available for TFcon Charlotte 2015. For those of you that were looking to sell at America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention now is the time to book, you can contact us now to reserve your space. - Read More

BotCon 2015 Update - Registration Live Next Week and Hotel Sold Out

BotCon 2015 Update - Registration Live Next Week and Hotel Sold Out

Posted May 07th, 2015 at 1:40pm by Va'al - 9,227 views

Received by many Seibertronians, we report an email from BotCon HQ concerning the sold out hotel bookings for the event, and some updates on the registration section of the site, which will go live next week. Read on below to find our what applies to you, and head here next week to register! Hello Everyone! We continue to work on the final issues to get registration online. This will not happen this week. I will update you next week. Now you don't have to worry about checking the site - Read More

Puerto Rico Comic Con 2015 - Andrew Griffith Announced

Puerto Rico Comic Con 2015 - Andrew Griffith Announced

Posted May 06th, 2015 at 3:54pm by Va'al - 16,366 views

Courtesy of the Puerto Rico Comic Con Facebook page, we can now report that IDW Publishing's Transformers regular artist Andrew Griffith will be attending the event! Find out more below, and head here for the official event website. May 22-24, 2015. Puerto Rico Convention Center. The Biggest Entertainment event in the Caribbean... Comics, Toys, and more. Local and international exhibitors and artists. Video games, Tournaments, Cosplay, Conferences, Movie previews, special guests and more - Read More

Decks Tokyo Beach and Q-Transformers 'Return of Mystery of Convoy' Event Photos

Decks Tokyo Beach and Q-Transformers 'Return of Mystery of Convoy' Event Photos

Posted May 03rd, 2015 at 4:16am by Va'al - 20,580 views

The Takara Tomy Q Transformers Return of the Mystery of Convoy series-themed event took place last 29 April at Decks in Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, and we have some photos from the event shared by Autobase Aichi! Check out below some of the merchandise on offer at the event, and the Q Transformers (which you can also find in our galleries) and Transformers Adventure display pieces on show - and find out more here. - Read More

Free Comic Book Day 2015 - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #0 Review

Free Comic Book Day 2015 - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #0 Review

Posted May 02nd, 2015 at 5:55am by Va'al - 25,053 views

FREE STOMPIN' Premise As we have seen with previous news pieces, the Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series will be accompanied by an IDW Publishing comic, featuring writing by Georgia Ball and art/colours by Priscilla Tramontano. The introductory short story will be written by senior editor John Barber, and released for Free Comic Book Day (today! 2nd May!). A preview of the first three pages of issue #0 can bee seen here - and check out our quick review below! In - Read More

Botcon 2015 Registration and Hotel Update

Botcon 2015 Registration and Hotel Update

Posted May 01st, 2015 at 10:14pm by LOST Cybertronian - 12,646 views

The Transformers Collectors' Club sent out an email updating members on Botcon 2015 registration and Hotel availability. They are working on final issues before registration can go live which will not happen before next Thursday. You can also check out the BotCon 2015 brochure while waiting for registration or check out our exclusive galleries for Cybertron's Most Wanted featuring Packrat, Battletrap, and Megatron with Scalpel, Boombox and Heavyweight. They are in the box set alongside - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Andrew Griffith

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Andrew Griffith

Posted May 01st, 2015 at 9:51am by Va'al - 20,518 views

Slick-looking, smooth-talking, art-drawing IDW Publishing creator Andrew Griffith, current regular on The Transformers ongoing series, will be returning to the biggest European convention for its swansong: Auto Assembly 2015! Griffith will be joining an ever-growing list of guests, which you can check out here, and read more about below. After making his debut with us back in 2013, we felt that his return to the convention was long overdue so we’re pleased to announce that popular comic - Read More

Free Comic Book Day 2015 Signings - José Delbo (West Palm Beach) and Tom Scioli (Chicago)

Free Comic Book Day 2015 Signings - José Delbo (West Palm Beach) and Tom Scioli (Chicago)

Posted May 01st, 2015 at 3:55am by Va'al - 21,016 views

Thanks to fellow Seibertron.com user crazysteve, we have a couple more updates for Free Comic Book Day and Transformers related creators in the US! José Delbo, artist on the original Marvel comics Transformers series, will be appearing at Past Present Future Comics in West Palm Beach, Florida. He will also be making an appearance the following weekend at ComicsFest, the convention at the Museum of Art in Coral Springs, FL - who also have a gallery of Delbo's work on show. In more recent - Read More

Mairghread Scott Signing at Blastoff Comics Fest for Free Comic Book Day (May 2nd)

Mairghread Scott Signing at Blastoff Comics Fest for Free Comic Book Day (May 2nd)

Posted April 30th, 2015 at 7:32pm by Va'al - 18,187 views

Mairghread Scott, Transformers writer for IDW Publishing and the Robots in Disguise animated series, will be making an appearance this Saturday 2nd May at the Blastoff comics fest in Hollywood, California to celebrate this year's Free Comic Book Day! Find out more from her blog here, and below! So this Saturday, I’ll be signing at Blastoff Comics Fest at the Federal Bar & Grill in North Hollywood, California from 10am to 4pm. This is going to be a great event with tons of comics creators - Read More

Fans invited to "Combine Together" to celebrate MAY MAYHEM

Fans invited to "Combine Together" to celebrate MAY MAYHEM

Posted April 30th, 2015 at 12:47pm by Seibertron - 24,251 views

The release of Quickslinger and Brake-Neck in May are just the tip of the iceberg (check out their galleries). This May, TRANSFORMERS fans from around the world are invited to "Combine Together" to celebrate MAY MAYHEM! The month-long event celebrates TRANSFORMERS through fan participation, multi-platform storytelling, online promotions and the introduction of these all-new Combiner Wars action figures on May 22 through participating online retailers. Below is an outline of what’s in - Read More

Potential BotCon 2015 Roadbuster In G2 General Optimus Deco

Potential BotCon 2015 Roadbuster In G2 General Optimus Deco

Posted April 29th, 2015 at 4:18pm by Autobot032 - 16,133 views

File this one under "Unconfirmed"... A Weibo user by the name of Lost-Zzl has provided images of a brand new deco on the Generations Roadbuster mold (you can see the original, in our galleries, right here) and it's a deco you'd expect on a vehicle such as this, but seems to come from a source most of us have forgotten: Generation 2! General Optimus Prime was meant to be a redeco of Autoroller Dirtbag, but was canceled towards the end of the Generation 2 line, back in the early '90s and - Read More

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