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BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive First Reveal!!!

BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive First Reveal!!!

Packrat - And so it begins, my fellow Seibertronians! Fun Publications has posted a YouTube video that teases the first reveal from the BotCon 2015 box set. To find out which figure they revealed today, click here!
Voyager Starscream Prototype - Possible Generations Discarded or Upcoming Figure

Voyager Starscream Prototype - Possible Generations Discarded or Upcoming Figure

Voyager Starscream - Ready to get those Starscream rumour engines revving again? Site owner Seibertron is currently in Indianapolis, visiting the Children's Museum exhibition on our favourite transforming robots - Transformers: Robots in Disguise. We will have further information from the show at a later stage, but in the meantime, to stoke the flames of Starscream speculation - after a Masterpiece rumour, a new Generations Leader - how about a look at a prototype for a potential upcoming Voyager figure of the current leader of Cybertron? Check out the images below, showing the body we've seen on the IDW comics covers and in fact, even a similar pose...
Twincast / Podcast #111

Twincast / Podcast #111

New York Toy Fair 2015 - Live, from New York, it's a Twincast Podcast Saturday Night! Maybe not quite live or on a Saturday, but it's still our recordings from New York City as yours truly, episode host Scotty P sat down with Ryan and RIPT Apparel's Paul to discuss the new toys and goings on from the toy industry's largest annual trade show. With big reveals like Combiner Wars Devastator, Defensor, and Ultra Magnus, there's plenty to talk about this episode. Plus ScottyP squeezes in a 20 minute interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin for your listening pleasure. Sit back, relax, and enjoy our annual pilgrimage to the one and only New York Toy Fair. Enjoy!
Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Ultra Magnus - To follow on from our ongoing coverage of the New York Toy Fair 2015, Seibertron.com is proud to present another refined gallery, showcasing the continuation of the Transformers Generations Combiner Wars toy line. As we have reported earlier, in this gallery you'll find a better look at IDW-inspired Leader Thundercracker (original design by Guido Guidi) and Ultra Magnus (yes, another Nick Roche, well done), plus a new combiner team of Protectobots and their gestalt mode - Defensor - and more Legend class figures.
2014 Seibertron.com Year in Review - A Thrilling Transformers Tale

2014 Seibertron.com Year in Review - A Thrilling Transformers Tale

2014 Year In Review - Another year has come and gone for every time zone in the world, and Seibertron.com has changed a lot in that time too. We have seen old names resurface, new names rise like shooting stars, staff reshuffles, the occasional (read: frequent) flame war and the only constant has been change. Read our 2014 Year In Review by clicking here.

TFcon USA 2015 Hotel Block Now Available

TFcon USA 2015 Hotel Block Now Available

Posted March 31st, 2015 at 8:02pm by Autobot032 - 5,761 views

The fine folks from TFCon have posted new info for the upcoming TFCon USA 2015, pertaining to the available lodging options at the Embassy Suites in Charlotte. To get the full info on this year's events, you can visit the TFCon website for more. The TFcon Charlotte hotel block is now available. You can book your hotel room for TFcon Charlotte 2015 by calling the Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord reservation department direct at 704-455-8200 or toll-free @ 1-800-EMBASSY and mention TFcon. When - Read More

BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive First Reveal!!!

BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive First Reveal!!!

Posted March 31st, 2015 at 1:01pm by Seibertron - 14,869 views

And so it begins, my fellow Seibertronians! Fun Publications has posted a YouTube video that teases the first reveal from the BotCon 2015 box set. To find out which figure they revealed today, check out the video they posted below. BotCon 2015 will be held in St Charles, IL at the Pheasant Run Resort, about 50 minutes west from Chicago's O'Hare airport. Further information about BotCon 2015 can be viewed in our news section or at BotCon.com. The theme of this year's BotCon box set will - Read More

Frank Welker to attend BotCon 2015

Frank Welker to attend BotCon 2015

Posted March 26th, 2015 at 3:56pm by mooncake623 - 9,258 views

Press released from Pete@Funpub. Frank Welker to attend BotCon 2015! PRESS RELEASE March 26, 2015 Frank Welker, legendary voice actor and original voice for MEGATRON, to appear at BotCon 2015 on June 19th and 20th. This will be Mr. Welker’s first ever convention appearance. Fort Worth, TX - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official Transformers Collectors’ Convention BotCon, announced today that Frank Welker, one of the greatest voice actors of our generation, will - 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 - 13,292 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 - 13,060 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

Optimus Prime big rig video / blog from The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Optimus Prime big rig video / blog from The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Posted March 25th, 2015 at 11:04am by william-james88 - 8,419 views

We received the following press release regarding a "behind the scenes" feature of the Indianapolis Children's Museum. The Optimus Prime truck from TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction is at the museum through April 5, and since visitors can’t go inside the cab, we decided to show it off in this video: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10153245274993701&comment_id=10153245332528701 We also have a blog post with some additional interesting facts from Western Star/Daimler: - Read More

Stan Bush needs our Assistance !

Stan Bush needs our Assistance !

Posted March 24th, 2015 at 9:59pm by william-james88 - 10,463 views

Fellow Seibertronians, rockstar Stan Bush wrote to the site asking us for some assistance in getting the word out for a campaign to see him perform his famous song "The Touch" on the Tonight Show. We're trying to get as many people as possible to tweet this out this Thursday at 11 AM (Pacific time). I'd love to see @Stan_Bush belt out Transformers anthem The Touch on The Tonight Show! RT if you agree! #FallonTonight So please tweet and help a brother out! We're counting on - 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 - 30,494 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

HASBRO’S TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE Brings Life to the Age-old Battle between Good and Evil - Press Release

HASBRO’S TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE Brings Life to the Age-old Battle between Good and Evil - Press Release

Posted March 20th, 2015 at 7:25pm by Va'al - 14,309 views

We have received a press release regarding the wonderful Children's Museum of Indianapolis exhibit on Transformers: Robots in Disguise, spanning the entirety of the franchise so far, and including some great figures, initiatives and interactive areas for children and children at heart. You can take a look at what Seibertron made of the whole shebang right here and via video here, and head below for an official look at the project! Inspiring the imagination of kids and adults for generations - 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 - 23,012 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

Auto Assembly 2015 Update: The Last Ever Auto Assembly

Auto Assembly 2015 Update: The Last Ever Auto Assembly

Posted March 17th, 2015 at 11:32am by Va'al - 13,704 views

Some sad news from the UK shores of Auto Assembly headquarters and its founder Simon Plumbe: the biggest, largest, busiest convention in Europe will see its 2015 edition as the final one, at least for the foreseeable future. More announcements will be made in the coming weeks, but read on below and here to find out more about this unfortunate, but understandable and very well motivated, decision. Hi everyone, It’s with a great deal of sadness and after a lot of deliberation over the - Read More

TFcon USA 2015 Dates Announced: October 16 - 18 in Charlotte, North Carolina

TFcon USA 2015 Dates Announced: October 16 - 18 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted March 16th, 2015 at 1:50pm by ScottyP - 11,379 views

The 2015 edition of TFcon USA has had its location and dates announced on TFcon's official website. This iteration of the event will take place from October 16th - 18th, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Embassy Suites Charlotte Concord. The release reads as follows: Save the dates! In cooperation with the former staff of Charticon, TFcon USA – America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention comes to Charlotte, North Carolina the weekend of October 16th to 18th, 2015. TFcon - 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 - 22,130 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

Life Size Movie Optimus Bust On Display At Yexel's Toy Museum

Life Size Movie Optimus Bust On Display At Yexel's Toy Museum

Posted March 12th, 2015 at 3:07am by Autobot032 - 29,671 views

"Well, alright, that's not something you see every day..." is what you're thinking, believe me, I did the same thing. Yexel's Toy Museum has created a 1:1 scale, life sized bust of Movieverse Optimus Prime (1-3, not the AoE redesign) and is hosted in a special display room that features a NEST control room design, as well as a walkway/platform allowing you to get up close and personal. The only catch? If you want to partake in this once in a lifetime experience, you'll either need to - Read More

Live Tweet Session with Cast and Crew of Robots in Disguise

Live Tweet Session with Cast and Crew of Robots in Disguise

Posted March 11th, 2015 at 3:19pm by william-james88 - 20,957 views

Roger Craig Smith, who voices minicons Slipstream, Jetstorm and Airazor on Robots in Disguise has tweeted that there will be a Live Tweet session this Saturday, March 14th at 3pm PT with the cast and crew of the Robots in Disguise Show. This will be during the show's premier on cartoon network and you can tweet your questions to the cast and crew while the show airs. For those who don't mind spoilers, we already have a review of the two part pilot episode - Read More

Transformers Artist Livio Ramondelli to Attend TFcon Toronto 2015

Transformers Artist Livio Ramondelli to Attend TFcon Toronto 2015

Posted March 11th, 2015 at 6:10am by Va'al - 18,408 views

Our friends over at TFCon Toronto got in touch to let us know about another addition to their guest roster: Livio Ramondelli! Artist for multiple IDW series, and current main drawing person on Combiner Wars, he will be attending the 17-19th July event and offering signings, prints and commissions. Check out more info below! We are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Livio Ramondelli will be a guest at TFcon Toronto 2015. Livio is known to fans for his work on IDW’s - Read More

Bloor Cinema, Toronto, Takeover - The Cybertronic Spree and Transformers: The Movie

Bloor Cinema, Toronto, Takeover - The Cybertronic Spree and Transformers: The Movie

Posted March 10th, 2015 at 1:32pm by Va'al - 19,618 views

We've just received a notification from music performers The Cybertronic Spree of yet another screening of Transformers: The Movie (1986) - this time in Toronto's Bloor Cinema, and featuring a live performance from the robotic band! Find out more from the official website here, and head below for the official press release. Bloor Takeover: The Cybertronic Spree Journey beyond good, beyond evil, and beyond your wildest imagination as local robots in disguise The Cybertronic Spree take over - Read More

Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Minimus Ambus Prototype Shots (from Leader Ultra Magnus)

Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Minimus Ambus Prototype Shots (from Leader Ultra Magnus)

Posted March 07th, 2015 at 5:41pm by Va'al - 29,669 views

A piece of potentially actual news from the Transformers exhibit at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis concerns the bot within the bot that is Ultra Magnus, according to the IDW characterisation: Minimus Ambus! Site owner Seibertron was able to take a couple of images of the tiny loadbearer's prototype shots in both robot and vehicle mode, plus the transformation sequence - check them out below! - Read More

Video Walkthrough of Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Video Walkthrough of Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Posted March 07th, 2015 at 5:29pm by Va'al - 26,320 views

Curious about the Transformers: Robots in Disguise exhibit at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, but cannot make it yourself, and the gallery we posted earlier is just not enough? Check out the embedded video below, then, and bask in almost 40 minutes of walkthrough to the whole thing as site owner Seibertron shows us around the place, and gives his thoughts live as he explores the museum with his family! - Read More

Seibertron.com Coverage - Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Seibertron.com Coverage - Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Posted March 07th, 2015 at 1:14pm by Va'al - 33,791 views

A we've been mentioning through today, site owner Seibertron was able to make the trip the Children's Museum on Indianapolis, in order to visit the new, Hasbro licensed, Transformers: Robots in Disguise exhibit we reported on a while ago! If you head below and click on the images provided, you can take a look at a fairly extensive gallery covering the various parts of the history of the Transformers showcased, from interactive features, the prototypes and models on show (from unused toys to - Read More

Potential Transformers Generations Discarded or Upcoming Prowl Prototype

Potential Transformers Generations Discarded or Upcoming Prowl Prototype

Posted March 07th, 2015 at 9:33am by Va'al - 44,697 views

After a Starscream/Seeker mold, could we be seeing the first of Combiner Wars Prowl? Continuing from Seibertron's exploration of the Indianapolis Children's Museum Transformers: Robots in Disguise exhibit, we have another prototype on display that does not seem to fit any police car we have seen so far (Streetwise, for example, or the Beast Hunters Prowl). What do you make of this? Check out the image, and let us know in the Energon Pub! UPDATE: As pointed out by Seibertron.com user - Read More

Voyager Starscream Prototype - Possible Generations Discarded or Upcoming Figure

Voyager Starscream Prototype - Possible Generations Discarded or Upcoming Figure

Posted March 07th, 2015 at 9:08am by Va'al - 48,641 views

Ready to get those rumour engines revving again? Site owner Seibertron is currently in Indianapolis, visiting the Children's Museum exhibition on our favourite transforming robots - Transformers: Robots in Disguise. We will have further information from the show at a later stage, but in the meantime, to stoke the flames of Starscream speculation - after a Masterpiece rumour, a new Generations Leader - how about a look at a prototype for a potential upcoming Voyager figure of the current leader - Read More

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusives for Pre-Purchase on WeLoveFine.com

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusives for Pre-Purchase on WeLoveFine.com

Posted March 05th, 2015 at 12:17pm by Va'al - 18,265 views

Our friends over at WeLoveFine.com have been in touch regarding the Emerald City Comic Con exclusive vinyl superdeformed Soundwave figure we reported on a while back. They have let us know that the figure can also be pre-purchased for shipping from their site, and have included the artist's artbook in the listing too. Check out more info and images below! We've teamed up with Emerald City Comicon and Wade Schin to bring you this exclusive Transformers Soundwave Vinyl Figure!! Designed by - Read More

Rumours from Toyfair Australia 2015: Masterpieces, Platinum Dinobots and More

Rumours from Toyfair Australia 2015: Masterpieces, Platinum Dinobots and More

Posted March 04th, 2015 at 9:01am by william-james88 - 38,548 views

Griffin, the owner of Australian fansite Ozformers, has attended Toyfair Australia 2015 and has posted a quick summary of what he saw and heard. Please keep in mind that the mention of release dates and exclusivity are most probably only in regards to Australian or Asian retail. He wrote the following schedule for the Takara MP releases: Gold bumblebeeJuly Convoy reissue Tracks (he states this is not MP25) MP25 in Sept (he couldnt reveal the name of MP 25) Two new "sports cars" for - Read More

Transformers: The Movie Screening in Yonkers, NY

Transformers: The Movie Screening in Yonkers, NY

Posted March 02nd, 2015 at 11:58am by Va'al - 21,223 views

Los Angeles is not the only city to get a Transformers: The Movie (1986) screening in the near future. Thanks to fellow Seibertron.com fan Todd Matthy, we have news of a screening taking place at The Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY, and tickets can be purchased here! Director Nelson Shin Year 1986 Starring Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Orson Welles, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy Rating PG Run Time 84min Age Policy 18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with - Read More

Bob Budiansky to attend East Coast Comicon April 11 and 12

Bob Budiansky to attend East Coast Comicon April 11 and 12

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 8:35pm by LOST Cybertronian - 21,472 views

Bob Budiansky who worked on the Marvel Transformers comic will be attending East Coast Comicon at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ on April 11 and 12. You can see all the guest information here. East Coast Comicon wrote:During a 20-year career in the comic book industry, mostly at Marvel Comics, Bob Budiansky worked as an editor, illustrator, and writer. Although he edited titles like Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, was the regular penciler on Ghost Rider for more than a - Read More

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusive T-Shirt and Vinyl Figure

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusive T-Shirt and Vinyl Figure

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 12:52am by Va'al - 17,981 views

Design, concept and generally impressive Transformers artist Ken Christiansen has dropped by to notify us of an interesting, officially licensed exclusive available at Emerald City Comic Con, March 27-9. Take a look here, and below, for the adorably proportioned Soundwave designer vinyl figure, and the WeLoveFine t-shirt based on it - bot available in limited runs at Seattle event! And keep an eye on our convention circuit thread in the Energon Pub for more news from Ken soon, too. Soundwave - Read More

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Posted February 24th, 2015 at 5:37am by Va'al - 19,971 views

Fellow Seibertronian MarkNL has informed us not only of the confirmation of Dutch Comic Con for this coming March in Utrecht, but also of the presence of one of the bastions of earlier Transformers comics as guests: Andrew Wildman, artist on the original Marvel runs, War Within and ReGeneration One! Find out more about the event here, and read on below for a bio of the Marvel, Dreamwave and IDW artist. Andrew Wildman his work as an illustrator has been used in advertising and publishing - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Takes Home Two 2014 Razzies - Worst Director and Supporting Actor

Transformers: Age of Extinction Takes Home Two 2014 Razzies - Worst Director and Supporting Actor

Posted February 22nd, 2015 at 6:40am by Va'al - 34,996 views

With the Academy Awards ceremony taking place this Sunday evening, the exhilarating anti-Oscar Golden Raspberries 2014 or Razzies results were announced last night - and you might remember that Transformers: Age of Extinction was down for quite a few - but where did it 'triumph'? Two categories, overall: Worst Director went to the man himself, Michael Bay, while Kelsey Grammer was 'awarded' the Worst Supporting actor for 2014. Find out more by clicking on the images below! - Read More

Children's Museum of Indianapolis - Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit Introduction

Children's Museum of Indianapolis - Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit Introduction

Posted February 20th, 2015 at 6:18pm by Va'al - 19,906 views

We reported a while back on the exhibition held by the Children's Museum of Indianapolis with everyone's favourite transforming robots, opening on 7th March. The museum has actually been in touch with us, and via Hasbro approval, shared images and designs for the event, which we've mirrored below to motivate people to visit what looks to be a really fascinating look at the Transformers franchise in a museum setting! The exhibit design and social media teams at The Children’s Museum of - Read More

View the rest of our exciting Transformers news here!

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