Fellow Transformers fan daimchoc has shared a photo by Jason Tolputt from the currently happening Nuremberg Toy Fair - showing off a glimpse of the big green mean machine itself: Devastator! Whatever the rumour train was carrying, this definitely sends off a loud whistle in the right direction - just look at the image below for the size of this upcoming Generations figure!
Takara Tomy has just released the 18th comic in their Japanese Transformers Legends Comic Series.
This one features, as they put it, fun everyday drama with Swerve, Phaser, Rattrap, and Trypticon (?!).
The comic has been mirrored below for your enjoyment.
Unicron.com has recently interviewed Jeff Kline, an executive producer on Transformers: Prime, Rescue Bots, and the upcoming Robots in Disguise.
During the Interview, Jeff Kline confirmed that Robots in Disguise Season One was completed and that they are starting to work on season two.
Jeff Kline: TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IS DISGUISE IS THE OFFICIAL NAME. RID IS CURRENTLY WRAPPING PRODUCTION ON 26 EPS. FOR SEASON 1… AND WRITING/RECORDING/BOARDING FOR SEASON 2. IT’S SLATED TO PREMIERE ON CARTOON NETWORK IN THE NEXT MONTH OR TWO, THOUGH I HAVEN’T YET HEARD A FIRM “PREMIERE DATE.” BUT, HONESTLY, MY CONTRACT WITH HASBRO ENDED IN DECEMBER, SO I MIGHT BE THE VERY LAST PERSON TO KNOW! (AFTER 5+ YEARS, FELT LIKE IT WAS TIME TO LIVE WITH MY FAMILY IN MAINE AGAIN…)
Thanks to the DLE YouTube channel, you can now view the fourth (and third) episodes in the Mystery of Convoy Returns, this time featuring some more on videogames, specifically the NES Mystery of Convoy game and its upcoming remake, and what appears to be a deleted scene of sorts, loosely translated as paint the salt in the wound. Make of them what you will below!
Last time we heard anything about the officially Hasbro licensed Hero Cross Hybrid Metal Figuration Dark of the Moon Optimus Prime, the Generations lines hadn't even changed its packaging yet! And still, here the figure finally is, in a new video review from fellow Seibertronian Transformermegazord (aka Benscollectables), showing off the superdeformed non-transforming but packing plenty of accessories little figure - check it out.
Did you baaaah-y into the Platinum edition Transformers Masterpiece reissues? Or were you feeling a bit sheepish about the whole thing? Well, the following gallery might make you change your mind - take a look at the latest offering in the Year of the ____ cycle of re-editions of previous toys, featuring the master communicator himself and this year's Chinese zodiac symbol: MP Soundwave and fellow cassettes, under a gold, white and translucent deco for Year of the Goat!
Featuring all the accessories of the original Hasbro release of the mold, it also includes the five cassette minions friends for the synaesthetic boom-box, the two birds Laserbeak and Buzzsaw, double trouble and practically indistinguishable Frenzy and Rumble and straight-talking Ravage. They all share the same redeco features, plus the reworked Decepticon symbol depicting part of the Chinese ideogram for Year of the Goat. Click on any of the images below for the full gallery!
In other IDW Publishing Transformers news, this last week of January also sees the third chapter in the new Drift miniseries, Empire of Stone, and the full preview can be found below! Head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review, and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub.
Transformers: Drift—Empire of Stone #3 (of 4)
Shane McCarthy (w) • Guido Guidi (a & c)
THE STONE ARMY! The secrets of DRIFT’S past become his present-day problems… and RATCHET’S none too happy about being dragged along!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Ties in directly to MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!
Did you think they were egg-stinct? Think again, as Angry Birds Transformers #3 rolls in this week's releases of IDW Publishing comics starring our favourite transforming robots - and birds - as we near the conclusion of the mini-series. Puns await in the full preview below, and even more in the Seibertron.com review later this week!
Angry Birds/Transformers #3 (of 4)
John Barber (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a & c)
RAMP-EGG! When the Angry Birds’ precious eggs become leg-having, weapon-bearing rampaging eggs of mass destruction, the Autobirds must team up with the Deceptihogs to save Piggy Island! How much more mixed-up can this mash-up possibly get?!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Written by John Barber (TRANSFORMERS, TRANSFORMERS vs G.I. JOE