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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.
Collector's Club Exclusive Old Snake with 2 B.A.T.s Revealed at G.I. Joe Con

Collector's Club Exclusive Old Snake with 2 B.A.T.s Revealed at G.I. Joe Con

Only Human - Earlier today, during the G.I. Joe Collector's Club panel at this weekend's G.I. Joe Con in Springfield, Il, a new G.I. Joe and the Transformers exclusive crossover set was revealed. The new set is Old Snake from the G1 episode titled "Only Human". Old Snake is none other than Cobra Commander from the G.I. Joe series. Old Snake will come packaged with two B.A.T.s figures (which are recolored from Transformers Prime Deluxe Class Soundwave) as well as a pair of Energon Cubes. This is the second G.I. Joe / Transformers crossover set to be offered from the G.I. Joe and Transformers Collector's Clubs.
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...

BotCon 2015 Exclusive 'Cybertron's Most Wanted' Transformers Toy Reveal - The Loose Cannon

BotCon 2015 Exclusive 'Cybertron's Most Wanted' Transformers Toy Reveal - The Loose Cannon

Posted April 16th, 2015 at 2:41pm by Va'al - 15,620 views

Via their official Twitter account, the team at BotCon have announced their third character in the exclusive event box set 'Cybertron's Most Wanted'. Joining Packrat and Battletrap, we take a look at the toy in the orange egg - The Loose Cannon! To find out who the latest addition is, check out the embedded video - Read More

Help Artist James Raiz Draw Transformers / G.I. Joe Art for TFCon

Help Artist James Raiz Draw Transformers / G.I. Joe Art for TFCon

Posted April 15th, 2015 at 4:28pm by Va'al - 13,926 views

As we promised.. Professional Dreamwave, IDW and freelance artist, our interviewee, Transformers fan, and all-round great person James Raiz has a little something up his creator sleeve, in order to prepare for his presence at TFCon Toronto! In collaboration with the fans here on Seibertron.com, Raiz will be drawing two art pieces that will make it to print, bringing together the G.I. Joe and Transformers franchises - Autobots and Joes on one, Decepticons and Cobra for the other - and to make it - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - James Raiz

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - James Raiz

Posted April 14th, 2015 at 3:19pm by Va'al - 11,407 views

Another guest announcement from Canadian fan event TFCon Toronto, and we're back into the comics, both the old Dreamwave and newer IDW Transformers stories - with artist James Raiz! Check out below what they have to say about him, and maybe check back later this week with Seibertron.com.. there may be more Raizness ahead. We are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist James Raiz will be a guest at TFcon Toronto 2015. James is known to fans for his work as the initial - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Simon Furman

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Simon Furman

Posted April 14th, 2015 at 12:46pm by Va'al - 11,281 views

Some more Auto Assembly news, confirming another foundation of the Transformers' fictional universe, and almost as constant in its history as Rung - Simon Furman has just been confirmed as guest for the 2015 event! Check out more info here and below. Bread and butter; crackers and cheese; Kirk and Spock… all classic combinations and tradition dictates that Auto Assembly has always played host to one of Transformers most well-known classic combination as well. Ever since their debut at the - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Andrew Wildman

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Andrew Wildman

Posted April 12th, 2015 at 10:50am by Va'al - 14,294 views

Some news from Auto Assembly HQ, as they keep up their mission to make the 2015 event, the foreseeable last incarnation of Europe's biggest Transformers convention, the biggest yet - and a new guest is announced: the visual historical constant of the robots, Andrew Wildman! Check out more info here and below. Once again we are being joined by comic supremo Andrew Wildman. Andrew needs no introduction to Transformers fans, having provided artwork for Transformers comics for almost every - Read More

Collector's Club Exclusive Old Snake with 2 B.A.T.s Revealed at G.I. Joe Con

Collector's Club Exclusive Old Snake with 2 B.A.T.s Revealed at G.I. Joe Con

Posted April 11th, 2015 at 6:01pm by Seibertron - 22,010 views

Earlier today, during the G.I. Joe Collector's Club panel at this weekend's G.I. Joe Con in Springfield, Il, a new G.I. Joe and the Transformers exclusive crossover set was revealed. The new set is Old Snake from the G1 episode titled "Only Human". Old Snake is none other than Cobra Commander from the G.I. Joe series. Old Snake will come packaged with two B.A.T.s figures (which are recolored from Transformers Prime Deluxe Class Soundwave) as well as a pair of Energon Cubes. This is the second - Read More

G.I. Joe Con 2015 Exclusive Cards Featuring Transformers

G.I. Joe Con 2015 Exclusive Cards Featuring Transformers

Posted April 11th, 2015 at 1:35pm by Va'al - 13,740 views

Some of these have been floating about the internet, but we have in-hand confirmation and coverage from site owner Seibertron, at the currently ongoing G.I. Joe Con in Illinois, featuring a convention exclusive set of cards with Transformers references in the artwork! Check them out below, as Prime Soundwave is repurposed as Stealth Battle Android Trooper B.A.T.s, and Marissa Faireborn of the Earth Defense Centre and Afterburner make an appearance too. - Read More

More Close-up Images of Transformers Generations Devastator

More Close-up Images of Transformers Generations Devastator

Posted April 11th, 2015 at 1:01pm by Va'al - 21,805 views

The Brazilian fansite Transformers Dioramas has posted some new images from Naabrin, the same show that brought us the hunking piece of ..plastic that is Generation Titan class Devastator last time. Check out below some close ups of the combined Constructicon robot, find more here, and compare them to the ones we have in the Seibertron.com galleries! What do you think, better or worse? Still excited about this release? - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - John Moschitta Jr Announced

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - John Moschitta Jr Announced

Posted April 09th, 2015 at 2:15am by Va'al - 21,537 views

TFCon Toronto not only has Peter Cullen and some great Transformers comics related guests - they have also just let us know that another original G1 cartoon voice actor will be joining them in July: John Moschitta Jr, the man behind the fastest Autobot around, Blurr! Read on below for more about the announcement, and head here for the official event website. TFcon is proud to announce that the actor known as the world’s fastest talking man John Moschitta Jr, will be a guest at this years - Read More

Voyager Class Battletrap revealed as BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive

Voyager Class Battletrap revealed as BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive

Posted April 07th, 2015 at 2:24pm by Seibertron - 25,064 views

Botcon has taken to YouTube yet again to reveal the next exclusive that will be available at BotCon 2015. Last week, they revealed Deluxe Class Packrat as well as Minicon "Vicegrip" this past weekend. This week, they have revealed Voyager Class Decepticon Battletrap ("The Muscle")! Many fans have been hoping to see Generations Springer and Blitzwing redone as the 1987 Duocons Flywheels and Battletrap. BotCon is set to deliver us Battletrap from the Springer mold complete with a new head ... - Read More

Takara Tomy Q-Transformers 'Return of Mystery of Convoy' Collaboration with Decks Tokyo Beach

Takara Tomy Q-Transformers 'Return of Mystery of Convoy' Collaboration with Decks Tokyo Beach

Posted April 07th, 2015 at 12:06pm by Va'al - 15,911 views

Thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertronian Emerje, we can report on a Takara Tomy Q Transformers Return of the Mystery of Convoy series-themed event in Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, next April 29th! You can find out more at the official website here (in Japanese) or over at Crunchyroll here. The Decks Tokyo Beach shopping center in Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, Japan, is teaming up with Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy in a promotional campaign beginning on April 29, 2015. The event kicks off with a - Read More

Spend Wonder Con With IDW, April 3-5th! - Official Press Release

Spend Wonder Con With IDW, April 3-5th! - Official Press Release

Posted April 02nd, 2015 at 10:08am by Va'al - 16,228 views

WonderCon is just around the corner, taking place this weekend of April 3-5 in Anaheim - and IDW Publishing have sent us their official press release with all the details, timings, and sneak peeks that you'll be able to witness if you're attending the event! Check it out below, where we've highlighted the Transformers related information. Spend Wonder Con With IDW! Announcements, Signings, And Exclusives Head To Anaheim San Diego, CA (April 2, 2015) – Join IDW this weekend in Anaheim - Read More

TFcon USA 2015 Hotel Block Now Available

TFcon USA 2015 Hotel Block Now Available

Posted March 31st, 2015 at 8:02pm by Autobot032 - 13,569 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

Deluxe Class Packrat revealed as BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive

Deluxe Class Packrat revealed as BotCon 2015 Transformers Exclusive

Posted March 31st, 2015 at 1:01pm by Seibertron - 25,097 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 - 14,678 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 - 18,778 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 - 17,906 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 - 11,552 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 - 12,997 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 - 33,681 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 - 18,301 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 - 25,446 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 - 14,101 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 - 11,850 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 - 23,255 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 - 36,168 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 - 21,630 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 - 19,114 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 - 20,863 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 - 30,199 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

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #114 - Brainmasters
Twincast / Podcast #114:
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