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TFcon Toronto 2016 Updates: James Raiz to Attend, Air Travel Discount

Transformers News: TFcon Toronto 2016 Updates: James Raiz to Attend, Air Travel Discount
Date: Monday, May 9th 2016 8:15pm CDT
Categories: Event News, People News
Posted by: D-Maximus_Primal | Credit(s): TFcon Toronto

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We bring to you 2 new updates for TFcon Toronto happening from July 15 through July 17.

The first update is a guest update, as James Raiz has been announced as the latest guest! His bio and guest introduction has been mirrored below:

We are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist James Raiz will be a guest at TFcon Toronto 2016. James is known to fans for his work as the initial penciller on Dreamwave’s Transformers Armada, as well a cover artist for IDW’s Transformers: Reign of Starscream, Beast Wars, Transformers: Infiltration, various Spotlights and most recently penciled Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #22 – Dark Cybertron. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

Transformers News: TFcon Toronto 2016 Updates: James Raiz to Attend, Air Travel Discount


The second update is a traveling update, as Air Canada has announced some airline discounts! We have mirrored that information below as well:

TFcon, along with Andromeda Consultants is proud to establish a special convention airfare discount with Air Canada. Enter promotion code DKMG3H81 at AirCanada.com in the Promotion Code field to save up to 25% depending on fare class and city of origin. The travel period begins Wednesday, July 06, 2016 and ends Wednesday, July 27, 2016. for all travel in Air Canada’s network to Toronto YYZ airport. We respectfully request you to enter the promotion code in even if the code does not impact your pricing so we can see the volume to help us to plan better and get higher discounts for future years.

Interview with Mairghread Scott on IDW Transformers: Till All Are One

Transformers News: Interview with Mairghread Scott on IDW Transformers: Till All Are One
Date: Monday, May 9th 2016 7:36am CDT
Categories: Comic Book News, People News, Interviews
Posted by: Dr Va'al | Credit(s): Newsarama

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Courtesy of comics and entertainment site Newsarama, we have another first look at the upcoming IDW Transformers: Till All Are One series (coming in June), in an interview with writer Mairghread Scott and featuring unlettered preview pages by Sara Pitre Durocher (whatever the article might claim to the contrary). Check out some snippets, images below, and head here for the full piece!

Set on Cybertron and the political in-fighting between Starscream and Windblade to craft a new era for Transformers on Cybertron and beyond, the series has a broader scope than any Transformers series before. Picking up thematically from her last series, Transformers: Windblade, Scott and artist Alex Milne (nope --Va'al) are looking to delve deeper into the heart of being a Transformer.

Newsarama: "Till All Are One" is a very hallowed phrase in the Transformers mythos. What does it mean here for this new series?

Mairghread Scott: “Till All Are One” is a double-edged sword in our series. Our characters' main challenge right now is integration: Autobots and Decepticons, colonists and Cybertronians, various religious and political factions. These people know they need help to survive, but getting that help from former enemies is a hard pill to swallow. On the other hand, the threat of empire is always there. If Cybertron falls back under a totalitarian government and 'all' are forced to become 'one' it can be just as damaging. So everyone is working toward this single phrase, but in very different ways.

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Nrama: How did this series come about? Is it something you pitched to do, or something IDW asked you to work on specifically?

Scott: We weren't sure when Windblade ended if we'd be able to do any more so we crammed as much plot in as we could. So when John Barber asked what I'd do with an ongoing, it took me a minute to figure out which of the many toys I'd grabbed I'd like to play with first. I'm glad I took the time to find it.

Till All Are One is going to explore and spotlight a variety of characters from across the spectrum of Transformers works, but in a single cohesive story. My goal isn't to hit everyone at once, but to bounce back and forth, to touch on the people that are rebuilding this world so that we're less of a classic 'team' book and more the story of a people and their struggles. Of course, some characters will always be at the heart of things, Windblade and Starscream in particular. But I've always been a character-focused writer and I want it to feel like Cybertron as a planet is changing and growing, not just a single character or a handful of them.


Transformers News: Interview with Mairghread Scott on IDW Transformers: Till All Are One

Transformers News: Interview with Mairghread Scott on IDW Transformers: Till All Are One

Transformers News: Interview with Mairghread Scott on IDW Transformers: Till All Are One

Transformers: Robots In Disguise: Constance Zimmer Potentially Confirms Season 3

Transformers News: Transformers: Robots In Disguise: Constance Zimmer Potentially Confirms Season 3
Date: Friday, May 6th 2016 9:19am CDT
Categories: Cartoon News, People News
Posted by: D-Maximus_Primal | Credit(s): Constance Zimmer on Twitter

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Thanks to Constance Zimmer's Twitter Page we now have what seems to be further information regarding a new season of Robots in Disguise! Zimmer posted a picture of herself in the recording studio and tagged both Transformers, TRiD and Strongarm in her post. We have mirrored the tweet below for you to check out. Does this all but confirm Season 3 to you? Are you excited that Robots in Disguise shall be returning? Let us know in the comments section below, and as always stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your latest Transformers News and Galleries!

Just working in my new #jonandvinnys shoes while making IMPACT OOFS #TRID #Transformers #Strongarm
Transformers News: Transformers: Robots In Disguise: Constance Zimmerman Potentially Confirms Season 3


UPDATE: Unreleased Prince Transformers-themed Album Probably Spoof

Transformers News: UPDATE: Unreleased Prince Transformers-themed Album Probably Spoof
Date: Friday, May 6th 2016 6:33am CDT
Categories: Rumors, People News, Media
Posted by: Dr Va'al | Credit(s): Aux.tv, Nerdist

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Today in miscellaneous Transformers news, courtesy of fellow Seibertronian Emerje, we have a really intriguing - if still a little sad - piece of information about late music star Prince. His connection to the comics world is known to all, after his collaboration on the Batman film soundtracks, but it seems that our favourite transforming robots may also have been part of potential repertoire.

According to Aux.tv, a whole bunch of unreleased projects by PRince have been uncovered, and among the 99 items, a Transformers-based album has popped up, under the title of Pure Energon, along with new wave/dance band Information Society. That is all there is for now, but we do wonder if the album will ever make it in any form to some sort of release!

Pure Energon — Transformers-themed concept album with the Information Society.


UPDATE: Take this news as even more of a rumour as you would have initially, as the list may in fact be a catch-all piece on popular properties that people would like to see in Prince's vault. Perhaps a fun tidbit, as pointed out by Nerdist site, here.

Transformers: Rescue Bots Jeff Bennett Receives Emmy for Best Performer in Animated Program

Transformers News: Transformers: Rescue Bots Jeff Bennett Receives Emmy for Best Performer in Animated Program
Date: Sunday, May 1st 2016 10:54am CDT
Categories: Cartoon News, People News, Media
Posted by: Dr Va'al | Credit(s): The Mary Sue

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In other Transformers: Rescue Bots news today, we have the confirmation that voice actor Jeff Bennett - the man behind Huxley Prescott, Mayor Luskey, Deputy Barney, but also Prowl, Ultra Magnus, Captain Fanzone, Angry Archer, Soundwave, Mixmaster in Transformers: Animated, and of course Johnny Bravo - has received the Creative Arts Emmy for Best Performer in an Animated Program. Check out the other nominees in the category below, too!

BEST PERFORMER IN AN ANIMATED PROGRAM
Danny Jacobs, “All Hail King Julien”
Carlos Alazraqui, “The Fairly OddParents”
Eric Bauza, “The Adventures of Puss in Boots”
X — Jeff Bennett, “Transformers: Rescue Bots”
Reid Scott, “Turbo FAST”

TFcon Toronto 2016 Guest Update: Dan Gilvezan, Voice of G1 Bumblebee

Transformers News: TFcon Toronto 2016 Guest Update: Dan Gilvezan, Voice of G1 Bumblebee
Date: Monday, April 25th 2016 4:12pm CDT
Categories: Cartoon News, Event News, Press Releases, People News
Posted by: D-Maximus_Primal | Credit(s): TFcon Toronto

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Yet more news for TFcon Toronto coming at you, this time in the form of Dan Gilvezan, the voice of Generation 1 Cartoon Bumblebee! Here is what TFcon had to say:

We are happy to welcome back the voice of the Generation 1 Autobot Bumblebee Dan Gilvezan to TFcon Toronto. Also known as the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 1981 animated series, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, he voiced Goldbug, Hot Spot, Outback, Rollbar, Scamper, Skids and Snapdragon in Transformers Generation 1 and returned to the character of Bumblebee for the video game Transformers: Devastation.. Dan will be appearing all weekend meeting with attendees.


Let us know what you think of this latest guest update in the comments section below, and as always stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your latest Transformers News and Galleries!

Transformers: Earth Wars - Interview with Chris White of Space Ape Games

Transformers News: Transformers: Earth Wars - Interview with Chris White of Space Ape Games
Date: Saturday, April 23rd 2016 6:07am CDT
Categories: Game News, People News, Media, Interviews
Posted by: Dr Va'al | Credit(s): Jon Bailey

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Our very own jON3.0, whom you might recognise as the Epic Voice Guy and the voice of Honest Trailers, took some time to interview Chris White, the developer lead over at Space Ape Games, in preparation of the soon-to-arrive launch of the Transformers: Earth Wars mobile game. Check out the video embedded below, in which the two chat about the game, its conception, development, the fidelity to the toys in the character designs, and more!


TFcon Toronto Artist Update: Sara Pitre-Durocher

Transformers News: TFcon Toronto Artist Update: Sara Pitre-Durocher
Date: Thursday, April 21st 2016 10:15pm CDT
Categories: Event News, People News
Posted by: D-Maximus_Primal | Credit(s): TFcon Toronto

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With Alex Milne and Brendan Cahill among others joining the group of artists headed to TFcon Toronto, we are now able to announce yet another artist making the trek up north: Sara Pitre-Durocher! This will be Durocher's first TFcon. She has worked on IDW’s Combiner Hunters one-shot, The Transformers 46, 47 and 49, and is the primary artist on the new ongoing comic book Till All Are One, starting in June. She will be attending both days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend long. TFcon Toronto 2016 will take place on July 15th to 17th, 2016 at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale – 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario.

Transformers News: TFcon Toronto Artist Update: Sara Pitre-Durocher

Paramount and Hasbro Shared Cinematic Universe Writers Room: Brian K Vaughan, Nicole Perlman & More

Transformers News: Paramount and Hasbro Shared Cinematic Universe Writers Room: Brian K Vaughan, Nicole Perlman & More
Date: Thursday, April 21st 2016 12:08pm CDT
Categories: Movie News, Rumors, People News, Media
Posted by: Dr Va'al | Credit(s): THR

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While the results of the Paramount writers' room for the Transformers live action movies series came out a fair while ago, we now have - via The Hollywood Reporter - updated news of the even wider, shared Hasbro cinematic universe, featuring the likes of ROM the Spaceknight, Micronauts, GI Joe, MASK and Visionaries. Some seriously big names are involved too, as you can see below - check them out, and head here for the whole piece!

Hasbro’s cinematic universe has assembled its writers room, with a Pulitzer Prize winner, an Eisner-winning comic book author and Marvel Studios scribes among those who will be clacking the keyboard.

Michael Chabon, who wrote the novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and worked on Spider-Man 2; Brian K. Vaughan, the creator of seminal comic works Y: The Last Man and Saga and showrunner of Under the Dome; and Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Marvel co-writer Nicole Perlman, will help develop a plan for the creation of an interconnected onscreen universe featuring Hasbro’s G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) and ROM brands.

Also in the group are:

► Lindsey Beer, who was just hired to adapt Kingkiller Chronicle for Lionsgate
► Cheo Coker, showrunner of Marvel’s Netflix show Luke Cage
► John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the comedy writing team who penned Spider-Man: Homecoming
► Joe Robert Cole (a writer on People vs. OJ Simpson who is also writing Black Panther for Marvel)
► Jeff Pinkner, who wrote the adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower)
► Nicole Riegel (writer behind the Blacklist script Dogfight)
► Geneva Robertson (one of the writers of new Tomb Raider movie project).

Akiva Goldsman, who won an Oscar for A Beautiful Mind, will oversee the writers room on behalf of Hasbro and Paramount as well as serving as executive producer for all of the films. He is already serving in a similar capacity for Hasbro’s Transformers writers room and the new session is meant to build on its successful fruits and established road map.

Hasbro and Sony Transformers 'ROLL OUT' Album - Behind Elle Rae's Into the Fire and Music Video

Transformers News: Hasbro and Sony Transformers 'ROLL OUT' Album - Behind Elle Rae's Into the Fire and Music Video
Date: Monday, April 18th 2016 9:09am CDT
Categories: People News, Media, Interviews
Posted by: Dr Va'al | Credit(s): Roland US

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After the release of the Hasbro Studios and Sony Music album Roll Out, in which bands were asked to contribute Transformers-inspired music, artist Lisa Harriton - front of the Elle Rae band - spoke to online music magazine Roland for some behind the scenes stuff. Check it out here, and a snippet and the music video for the track embedded below!

What came first, the lyrics or the music?
Lisa: The music actually came first for this one. I was borrowing a baritone guitar from a friend, and I was so inspired by it! I wrote this guitar riff and verse melody but never finished the song. The musical idea was always there in the back of my mind, and I knew it was special for the right situation. When the opportunity came up, to be a part of this special album inspired by one of my favorite childhood toys, I was so excited to put the two together! I brought the idea to my writing partner Joshua Bartholomew, and he was really inspired by it, too. He picked up a bass, and I picked up a guitar, and it all came together pretty quickly.
Lisa Harriton and Joshua Bartholomew with custom white and red JD-Xi synths on a recent visit to the Roland U.S. office.



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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #145 - May Mayhem
Twincast / Podcast #145:
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Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2016