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Twincast / Podcast #97

Twincast / Podcast #97

The B-Side EP - It's time for your Pre-SDCC edition of the Seibertron.com Twincast/Podcast. Join Host Scotty P, Seibertron, and our guest for the evening, pop-up wizard Matthew Reinhart, as we take a look at everything Transformers - from the rare and unreleased B-side EP of Generation 2 to SDCC exclusives to comics and more! Check it out here.
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 Seibertron.com 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.

Transformers artist Andrew Griffith to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Transformers artist Andrew Griffith to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Posted August 18th, 2014 at 10:30am by mooncake623 - 8,592 views

Our friends at TFcon just dropped by to share with us that Transformers Artist Andrew Griffith will be attending TFcon in Chicago 2014. Andrew will be available all weekend to attendees for commissions, prints and signings in the TFcon Chicago artist alley. - Read More

TFExpo 2014 Japan Exclusives Nemesis Grimlock, Nemesis Prime, and G1 Color Slug

TFExpo 2014 Japan Exclusives Nemesis Grimlock,  Nemesis Prime,  and G1 Color Slug

Posted August 15th, 2014 at 8:35am by mooncake623 - 23,573 views

Thanks to Photobucket user MASABON1980 we get some in-hand images of the Transformers Expo Japan exclusives Nemesis Grimlock from the voyager AOE Grimlock mold, Nemesis Prime from the voyager Evasion Optimus Prime mold, and G1 Color Slug from the AOE deluke Slug mold! Please check out some of the images we've mirrored below for your viewing pleasures and for the full complement of pictures you can check them out - Read More

TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Posted August 15th, 2014 at 8:21am by mooncake623 - 22,928 views

Thanks to Seibertron.com Member Shumi Nagaremono we get to share some exclusive pictures with everyone the Transformers Expo 2014, located in Yokohama, Kanagawa Japan. Held between from August 9th-17th, 2014. For more information on TFExpo Japan you can find it here. We've mirrored some of the images below and for the full TFExpo gallery you can check it out here. - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 - Bookings Open and New Guests Announced: Sumalee Montano, James Horan

Auto Assembly 2015  - Bookings Open and New Guests Announced: Sumalee Montano, James Horan

Posted August 12th, 2014 at 8:17am by Va'al - 9,933 views

With Auto Assembly 2014 just over, setting a new attendance record for the event and across Europe, great guests and more quilts than you'd ask for, the team have already announced the beginning of its next, all-new revamped edition - Auto Assembly 2015! So far, it's safe to assume that European based comics artists will be showing their faces again, but new for next are Transformers: Prime voice actors James Horan (Wheeljack) and Sumalee Montano (Arcee). And check out the new logo below, - Read More

TFcon USA: October 24th – 26th 2014 in Chicago has added an additional Hotel Block

TFcon USA: October 24th – 26th 2014 in Chicago has added an additional Hotel Block

Posted August 11th, 2014 at 2:55pm by mooncake623 - 11,358 views

Our friends at TFcon stopped by to share with us that a second hotel block has been added to accommodate the demand for this event. You can book your room at the Aloft Chicago O’Hare 9700 Balmoral Avenue. Rosemont, IL 60018 here for the price of $125 per night. There will be a complementary shuttle running from this hotel to the Hyatt Regency O’Hare for those people that can not or do not wish to walk between the - Read More

Color Images of Masterpiece Star Saber and More

Color Images of Masterpiece Star Saber and More

Posted August 09th, 2014 at 8:35am by LOST Cybertronian - 29,226 views

You wanted Masterpiece Star Saber in color? Now you have Masterpiece Star Saber in color. Thanks to Tag Hobby, we get some nice pics of Star Saber in color as well as some unreleased prototypes such as Beast Wars Neo Unicron, Binaltech Black Widow, Classics Glyph, Detritus and the Porsche version of Alternators Jazz. For you Diaclone fans, there is also an impressive Diaclone display. We also get another look at Masterpiece Ultra Magnus and BAPE MP-10 Convoy. These we all on display at the - Read More

Auto Assembly 2014 - Europe's Largest Transformers Convention This Weekend (8-10 August)

Auto Assembly 2014 - Europe's Largest Transformers Convention This Weekend (8-10 August)

Posted August 08th, 2014 at 2:17am by Va'al - 16,681 views

For those of us dwelling on this side of the Atlantic (that's Europe, to be clear), this weekend sees Auto Assembly 2014 finally opening its doors! If you'll be part of the biggest Transformers convention on the continent, make sure to say hi, show off your hauls and photos and check out the event schedule here! It’s been a long road getting here, but at long last we can unveil the full schedule for the weekend for Auto Assembly 2014 and we believe that it’s our best programme of events - Read More

TFCon USA - Sarah Stone Announced as Guest

TFCon USA - Sarah Stone Announced as Guest

Posted August 06th, 2014 at 12:28pm by Va'al - 21,975 views

Time for another update from the folks over at TFCon Chicago. She's been breaking through the IDW comics big time, with Transformers: Windblade and many many covers - now you get the chance to meet her again: Sarah Stone has been confirmed as a guest for the US branch of the convention! We are pleased welcome Transformers comic book artist Sarah Stone to TFcon Chicago this fall. Sarah is the artist for IDW’s highly successful Transformers: Windblade miniseries that just concluded. She - Read More

Twincast / Podcast Episode #97 "The B-Side EP"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #97 "The B-Side EP"

Posted August 06th, 2014 at 11:33am by ScottyP - 18,908 views

It's time for your Pre-SDCC edition of the Seibertron.com Twincast/Podcast. Join Host Scotty P, Seibertron, and our guest for the evening, pop-up wizard Matthew Reinhart, as we take a look at everything Transformers - from the rare and unreleased B-side EP of Generation 2 to SDCC exclusives to comics and more! Episode 97 "The B-Side EP" is available directly and in our RSS Feed and should appear on iTunes and Stitcher Radio within 24 to 48 hours of when this news post is - Read More

Auto Assembly 2014 Prints Round-Up: Ed Pirrie, Casey Coller, John-Paul Bove, Nick Roche, Joana Lafuente

Auto Assembly 2014 Prints Round-Up: Ed Pirrie, Casey Coller, John-Paul Bove, Nick Roche, Joana Lafuente

Posted August 04th, 2014 at 7:09am by Va'al - 24,867 views

With only a couple of days left till Auto Assembly 2014, Europe's largest Transformers convention, we've decided to round up all the comics-based goodness that will be awaiting the people attending the event! And believe me, there are many, starting with in-house artist Ed Pirrie's special guest prints (Sobolov, McConnohie, Coleman, Spellos): Next up are the Casey Coller and John-Paul Bove collaborations, from G1 to RID to MTMTE: - Read More

C.O.N.S. VI - October 2014, Nettetal, Germany, Featuring Andrew Griffith, John-Paul Bove

C.O.N.S. VI - October 2014, Nettetal, Germany, Featuring Andrew Griffith, John-Paul Bove

Posted August 04th, 2014 at 5:23am by Va'al - 22,650 views

We got a message some time ago from the lovely people behind another European Transformers convention, and with IDW's Andrew Griffith and John-Paul Bove both attending as guests - here it is on the front page! Check out below all the info you need about C.O.N.S, the German con in its sixth year running, from cosplay to vendors to features. For the sixth time Germany's first and only Transformers fan convention is taking place. We're opening our doors on October 4, 2014, 11am at Seerosensaal, - Read More

IDW Andrew Griffith and Livio Ramondelli to Attend Fan Expo Canada, Toronto (August 28-31)

IDW Andrew Griffith and Livio Ramondelli to Attend Fan Expo Canada, Toronto (August 28-31)

Posted August 03rd, 2014 at 4:38pm by Va'al - 22,884 views

IDW Publishing's collaborators on Robots in Disguise and generally awesome twosome Andrew Griffith and Livio Ramondelli will not stop travelling around the convention circuit: both artists have confirmed their presence at Fan Expo Canada, Toronto, this August 28-31st! You'll be able to find them at tables 251 and 253, and Griffith will be bringing one of his new prints too, featuring the latest additions to the IDW Transformers cast with colours by Josh Burcham - check it out - Read More

TFExpo 2014 in Full Swing This Weekend In Wichita, KS

TFExpo 2014 in Full Swing This Weekend In Wichita, KS

Posted August 02nd, 2014 at 7:42am by LOST Cybertronian - 17,206 views

Just a reminder for Transformers fans that the TF Expo in Wichita, Ks is in full swing this weekend. There is cosplay contests, Bot Shots contest, a dealer room, video game lounge, Javacos custom workshop and much much more. Saturday brings special guest voice actor Neil Ross whose credits include: TRANSFORMERS: Bonecrusher/Hook/Springer/Slag/Sixshot/Pointblank/Fracas G.I. JOE:Shipwreck/Dusty/Heavy Metal/Buzzer/Monkeywrench VOLTRON:Keith/Jeff/Pidge/Chip/Prince Bandor Sumalee - Read More

WeLoveFine.com SDCC Transformers Exclusive 'Knights of Unicron' T-Shirt Sale

WeLoveFine.com SDCC Transformers Exclusive 'Knights of Unicron' T-Shirt Sale

Posted August 01st, 2014 at 6:49pm by Va'al - 23,101 views

Still intrigued by those SDCC 2014 exclusive t-shirts? Maybe this offer will convince you to finally purchase one after all: WeLoveFine.com have some remaining stock of the "Knights of Unicron" SDCC Convention Exclusive tee and they're making them available, along with some of the others, for a limited time only until stock runs out - priced at $25! Check it out again below, and head here to buy yours. - Read More

Auto Assembly 2014 - Exclusive Hasbro Licensed Dinobot T-Shirt by Josh Burcham

Auto Assembly 2014 - Exclusive Hasbro Licensed Dinobot T-Shirt by Josh Burcham

Posted July 31st, 2014 at 5:34am by Va'al - 13,388 views

It appears Auto Assembly 2014 is going all out for the 30th anniversary of the Transformers franchise! Not only have they broken the previous record for European attendance on pre-orders alone, have an official photographer, band, bar, fan art gallery, redesigned goodie bags, a new podcast.. they have finally revealed their officially Hasbro-licensed exclusive product: a Dinobot Band t-shirt designed by none other than IDW artist and colourist Josh Burcham! Check out more info and an image - Read More

Video Review - SDCC 2014 Exclusive G1 Dinobots Set

Video Review - SDCC 2014 Exclusive G1 Dinobots Set

Posted July 30th, 2014 at 3:15pm by Va'al - 23,911 views

Fellow Seibertron.com user and YouTube reviewer optibotimus was able to acquire an exclusive SDCC 2014 G1 Dinobot set, featuring redecos with added chrome paint Age of Extinction Grimlock, Strafe, Slug and Snarl, and posted a video review of the awesome foursome - and the pop-up display by Matthew Reinhart! Check out the shiny goodness in the clip embedded - Read More

TFCon USA (Chicago) - Aaron Archer Announced as Guest

TFCon USA (Chicago) - Aaron Archer Announced as Guest

Posted July 29th, 2014 at 1:41pm by Va'al - 12,279 views

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

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

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

Posted July 28th, 2014 at 11:51am by Va'al - 32,094 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!

TFExpo 2014 This Weekend in Wichita, Kansas!

Posted July 28th, 2014 at 10:44am by El Duque - 14,932 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

Wonderfest 2014: Fewture, Kotobukiya, and More

Wonderfest 2014: Fewture, Kotobukiya, and More

Posted July 27th, 2014 at 11:47am by El Duque - 25,339 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

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

Posted July 27th, 2014 at 11:27am by El Duque - 32,848 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

Wonder Festival Shows off Sentinel Gigantic Action Scorponok and Black Zarak

Wonder Festival Shows off Sentinel Gigantic Action Scorponok and  Black Zarak

Posted July 27th, 2014 at 12:19am by LOST Cybertronian - 24,853 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

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

Posted July 26th, 2014 at 10:53pm by LOST Cybertronian - 18,933 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

Playstation Optimus Prime on Display at Wonder Festival

Posted July 26th, 2014 at 10:37pm by LOST Cybertronian - 20,595 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

SDCC 2014 Coverage - Amazon Exclusive G1 Dinobot Slog Pre-Order Listings

SDCC 2014 Coverage - Amazon Exclusive G1 Dinobot Slog Pre-Order Listings

Posted July 26th, 2014 at 7:31am by Va'al - 40,719 views

As was announced during the Hasbro panel at SDCC 2014, the G1 redeco of Age of Extinction Slog, the last member of the Dinobot team to fit in with the convention exclusive set, will be an Amazon.com release - and we have pre-order links, thanks to staff member mooncake623! Check it out here, currently priced at $34.88, and release date of December 15, 2014. Will you stretching out to purchase the final member of the dinoteam? - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - Official Hasbro Product Images: Kre-O Battle Changers

SDCC 2014 Coverage - Official Hasbro Product Images: Kre-O Battle Changers

Posted July 26th, 2014 at 6:28am by Va'al - 33,714 views

Another small update from Hasbro's SDCC releases - the no-need-to-take-apart-to-transform Kre-O Transformers Battle Changers! Check out the four characters so far (Optimus Prime, Starscream, Bumblebee, Grimlock) below, in their stock photo version, and check out the Seibertron.com gallery for a more life-like presentation. - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage: Updated Age of Extinction Galleries

SDCC 2014 Coverage: Updated Age of Extinction Galleries

Posted July 26th, 2014 at 5:47am by LOST Cybertronian - 31,406 views

We have updated the Transformers Age of Extinction Galleries to include various new product on the showroom floor. Included in this update is the Platinum Edition Breakout battle, Platinum Edition Optimus Prime and Grimlock, Autobots United 5-pack, Platinum Edition Optimus Prime and more. Check out the new gallery images by clicking below. - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS BRINGS MAYHEM TO COMICS

SDCC 2014 Coverage - ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS BRINGS MAYHEM TO COMICS

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 5:37pm by Va'al - 28,129 views

ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS BRINGS MAYHEM TO COMICS The Most Unlikely Crossover Crashlands At IDW! San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014) – Spinning out of the show-stopping announcement at this year’s Licensing Expo, Rovio Entertainment and Hasbro, Inc. have teamed up to bring together two of the world’s largest and most popular entertainment brands with ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS! This fall, IDW will bring the mayhem to comics with the brand-new series, ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS, expanding on the - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Hasbro Licensed Comics Panel Summary

SDCC 2014 Coverage - IDW Publishing Hasbro Licensed Comics Panel Summary

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 4:44pm by Va'al - 33,022 views

Site owner Seibertron is still on the scene at SDCC 2014, and is taking in all the comics news that the IDW Publishing panel will send us this way - so keep an eye out below for panel updates as they come, and a full gallery to accompany it (which you can access by clicking on any image below)! Trasformers Robots in Disguise – John Barber writing, Andrew Griffith main artist. Searching on Earth for 'mysterious object' - everyone loves Thundercracker and Buster. Transformers More - Read More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - Hasbro Display Area Galleries: Transformers, Kre-O and More

SDCC 2014 Coverage - Hasbro Display Area Galleries: Transformers, Kre-O and More

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 2:32pm by Va'al - 35,851 views

Thanks to site owner Seibertron, we have a miscellaneous update to the SDCC 2014 galleries, with a look around at what Hasbro is putting on display at the event, ranging from Marvel, My Little Pony, Jem and the Holograms, and of course, Transformers - Kre-O, Combiner Wars and RID! Click on any image below for the full - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #98 - Combiner Wars
Twincast / Podcast #98:
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Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014