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BotCon 2014 Comic - Diamond Edition Cover Art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer Revealed

BotCon 2014 Comic - Diamond Edition Cover Art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer Revealed

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 2:25pm by Va'al - 11,728 views

Chasing up a tip from fellow Seibertron.com member william-james88, we were able to track down the official BotCon solicit for the Diamond Edition Cover of the 2014 comic, featuring a nice homage to the 1986 Transformers Movie poster with the box set replacing the original cast - check out the art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer below! Story: Marty Isenberg Artist Name(s): Hayato Sakamoto Cover Artist(s): Marcelo Matere Noble, wise, and loyal to the cause, the KNIGHTS OF CYBERTRON are - Read More

Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 1:38pm by Va'al - 10,993 views

We mentioned it briefly in the November solicits news post, but as artist Sarah Stone has posted the clean artwork for it, here's a better look at the cover for the September issue of Previews, the Diamond Distribution catalogue for comics retailers, featuring a round-up of what's what in the Transformers IDWverse right now: Drift, Megatron, Optimus Prime, Windblade ..and Grimlock? September's PREVIEWS Features A Bevy of IDW Publishing Transformers Titles, Including Drift: Empire of - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Variant Cover by Sarah Stone Revealed

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Variant Cover by Sarah Stone Revealed

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 10:52am by Va'al - 10,892 views

Yet more comics news from IDW Publishing! This time, we take a look at the Sarah Stone variant cover for the second issue of Transformers: Primacy, out next month, courtesy of the IDW Tumblr - including Stone's clean version from her own blog. Check them out below! - Read More

Transformers: Universe - Interview with Barry Zubel of Jagex

Transformers: Universe - Interview with Barry Zubel of Jagex

Posted August 20th, 2014 at 6:30am by Va'al - 6,779 views

Tech website Computing were able to have a chat with Jagex' head of IT Barry Zubel, in an interview that may interest the more technologically inclined players of the Transformers: Universe MOBA game. Check out a sample below, and head here for the full piece! n Cambridge, the city where the studio is based, the tasks aren't quite as mystical, but as Jagex head of IT Barry Zubel told Computing, their completion will reap rewards for both developers and players as the studio prepares to - Read More

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 - 10,786 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

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise 30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Coller and Bove

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise 30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Coller and Bove

Posted August 18th, 2014 at 10:24am by Va'al - 13,569 views

Gearing up for the full preview for Robots in Disguise #32 hitting the interwebs tomorrow, IDW colourist John-Paul Bove has revealed the excellent collaboration with artist Casey Coller on their 30th anniversary cover series - feast your eyes on the multiple bringers of doom below! So finally I can reveal this cover and it is possibly my favourite single image I have worked on. This is one of my favourite moments in all of TF history and I wanted to have Unicron swept up in firey hell and - Read More

Transformers Generations Rattrap Concept Art from Emiliano Santalucia

Transformers Generations Rattrap Concept Art from Emiliano Santalucia

Posted August 17th, 2014 at 11:44am by El Duque - 12,136 views

Artist Emiliano Santalucia has taken to his blog, Santalux, to share his concept art for the recently released Transformers Generations Deluxe Rattrap figure. Check out the image below: Yet another of my Transformers Generations figure designs! Transformers Generations Rattrap! This was done shortly after Rhinox, Waspinator and Cosmos, and I got to do only the Robot mode. But it's one of my favorite sketches and I love how the toy turned - Read More

Kelsey Grammer Describes his Deleted Transformers: Age of Extinction Scene

Kelsey Grammer Describes his Deleted Transformers: Age of Extinction Scene

Posted August 17th, 2014 at 11:38am by El Duque - 12,585 views

Yahoo! Movies has posted a new interview with Kelsey Grammer in which he describes one his scenes that was ultimately cut from Transformers: Age of Extinction. It was an action scene where his character, Harold Attinger, would have thrown a Chinese national from a moving vehicle. It was very violent, and it looked very violent.… Apparently the Chinese government had some input on these things, and they just didn’t want to see a Chinese national get thrown out of the car [laughs] — and - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Interview - John Barber and Mairghread Scott

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars Interview - John Barber and Mairghread Scott

Posted August 13th, 2014 at 12:57pm by Va'al - 17,593 views

Comics and entertainment news website Newsarama had a chat with two of IDW's Transformers wordsmiths about the upcoming mini-event (announced at SDCC) Combiner Wars. Follow the link here to read the whole piece with John Barber and Mairghread Scott, and check out some very intriguing snippets below, including Metroplex's Spacebridge, Windblade, Optimus Prime, Prowl and the already established combiners like Devastator and Superion. How interested are you in where this might go..? Next - Read More

Transformers: Universe MOBA Under the Hood Video - Peter Cullen, Frank Welker and More

Transformers: Universe MOBA Under the Hood Video - Peter Cullen, Frank Welker and More

Posted August 13th, 2014 at 5:24am by Va'al - 15,713 views

The folks at Jagex, the company behind the MOBA Transformers: Universe, have sent us a link to a new video episode of Under the Hood. This time round they focus on some of the people involved behind the scenes, including voice actors Frank Welker and Peter Cullen - check it out below! Join us as we go behind the scenes of Transformers Universe, bring you closer to the guys that are making the game. In this episode we catch-up with Vice President David Nicholson for some updates that have - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art by Warren Manser

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art by Warren Manser

Posted August 12th, 2014 at 1:22pm by Va'al - 21,746 views

We have seen quite the share of concept art from the movieverse, and Transformers: Age of Extinction was no exception. Thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertronian william-james88, here's the latest batch of what things may or may not have ended up looking like in the final product, featuring Stinger and Bumblebee (including a blue version) by Warren Manser, mirrored below! - Read More

Exclusive Giant Robot Comics (Halifax) RID Variant Cover - Casey Coller, JP Bove

Exclusive Giant Robot Comics (Halifax) RID Variant Cover - Casey Coller, JP Bove

Posted August 12th, 2014 at 8:45am by Va'al - 14,413 views

After last year's ReGeneration One #0 exclusive variant cover, Giant Robot Comics (Halifax) are at it again! Design by them, artwork by Casey Coller, colours by JP Bove, this Autobot piece on the MacDonald bridge complements the Decepticon bunch from last year - and can be found with September's RID issue, and mirrored below. I wanted to share with everybody our new exclusive cover. This is going to be September's issue of Transformers Robots in Disguise. As you can see it's the Autobots - 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 - 10,601 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

Transformers: Age of Extinction Opens in Japan - Interview with Bay, Wahlberg and More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Opens in Japan - Interview with Bay, Wahlberg and More

Posted August 07th, 2014 at 11:57pm by Va'al - 19,715 views

Coinciding with the release of Transformers: Lost Age in Japan this week, the Japan Times has posted a fairly lengthy article with interviews with the main cast and crew. Featuring comments by director Michael Bay, leading cast members Mark Wahlberg, Kelsey Grammer, and Nicola Peltz, the article, posted here, looks at various aspects of the movie, its production and different people's take on it - check out some sections below! His latest, “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” promises more - Read More

Aaron Archer Unrealised Megatron Design from 2002-3

Aaron Archer Unrealised Megatron Design from 2002-3

Posted August 07th, 2014 at 5:34pm by Va'al - 30,204 views

Joining the list of artists showing to the adoring public a glimpse of what their mind's first idea of a character or place was, Aaron Archer, concept designer for Hasbro's Transformers brand recently shared sketch for a version of Megatron that may or may not have been a bomber. Check it out below, and see what you make of it! A unrealized Megatron design from around 2002, 03. I think I wanted him to be a - Read More

Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber - Additional Size Comparison Image

Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber - Additional  Size Comparison Image

Posted August 07th, 2014 at 10:16am by Va'al - 18,403 views

After yesterday's size comparison shot of the upcoming Takara Tomy Masterpiece Star Saber in its powered up mode, TFYuki has posted another image, this time showing off Saber, the smaller robot, compared to MP Prowl. Check out the image mirrored below, thanks to Seibertron.com member - 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 - 22,606 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

Kevin Manthei to Co-Score Transformers: Robots In Disguise

Kevin Manthei to Co-Score Transformers: Robots In Disguise

Posted August 04th, 2014 at 8:33am by Va'al - 30,525 views

On his personal Tumblr, composer Kevin Manthei, known for his work on a number of animated shows such as Nickelodeon's Invader Zim, Justice League: The New Frontier, Batman: Gotham Knight and Ultimate Spider-Man, has revealed that he will be co-scoring, with Kevin Kiner, the upcoming Transformers: Robots in Disguise series! Check out the info below, and head here for the source. The secret project I announced earlier can be shared. I am co-scoring the upcoming animated series - 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 - 25,481 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 - 22,731 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

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