San Diego Comic Con 2015 - Transformers Designer Shogo Hasui Attending with Hasbro Booth

San Diego Comic Con 2015 - Transformers Designer Shogo Hasui Attending with Hasbro Booth

Posted July 03rd, 2015 at 4:55pm by Va'al - 11,456 views

Fellow Seibertronian Sabrblade notified us of a surprising announcement concerning the Hasbro presence at San Diego Comic Con 2015 - which will also feature superstar Transformers designer Shogo Hasui! Hasui reported the news himself via Twitter, as you can see embedded below, and is responsible for some of the most successful Transformers figures, from Animated to Masterpiece, and, the reason behind his presence now, Titan class Devastator. I'll attend San Diego Comic-con as designer of - Read More

Transformers: Armada Director Hidehito Ueda Passes Away at 61

Transformers: Armada Director Hidehito Ueda Passes Away at 61

Posted July 02nd, 2015 at 1:11pm by Va'al - 10,410 views

It is with sadness that we bring reports of the passing of anime director and storyboarder Hidehito Ueda, who worked on Transformers: Armada (among many other well-received anime series and movies, such as A.D. Police, Cybuster, Gantz to name a few) - the first part of what has come to be known as the Unicron Trilogy. The news comes from fellow Seibertron.com member Emerje, and the site animenewsnetwork, who state that Ueda, aged 61, had been battling with cancer for over a year. Armada - Read More

James Raiz and Kieran Oats Transformers / G.I. Joe Heroes TFCon Print Revealed

James Raiz and Kieran Oats Transformers / G.I. Joe Heroes TFCon Print Revealed

Posted July 02nd, 2015 at 5:52am by Va'al - 9,880 views

When we first joined forces with artist James Raiz to help him produce a print (nay, two) for TFCon, we did not know what was in store for fans of both Transformers and G.I. Joe! We voted on the characters, started seeing what was to come... and now, finally, we get a proper look at the final result for the Autobots/Joes print, coloured by Kieran Oats! If you took part in the voting process, look out for your screen name to feature in the video below, too, and feast your optics on this great - Read More

New Japanese Language Commercial For TAV Optimus, Plus A New Tweet From TFYuki

New Japanese Language Commercial For TAV Optimus, Plus A New Tweet From TFYuki

Posted July 01st, 2015 at 3:25pm by Autobot032 - 11,341 views

Earlier today, thanks to fellow Seibertron staffer xRotorstormx, we were told of a Tweet about Takara Tomy's YouTube channel, where they posted a new commercial for their upcoming TAV-21 Optimus Prime, but it wasn't available in our country sadly. - Read More

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Marcelo Matere

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Marcelo Matere

Posted June 27th, 2015 at 3:42am by Va'al - 21,267 views

Another multifaceted Transformers artist present at SDCC 2015 this year is Marcelo Matere, the hands behind several recent box art pieces such as Titan class Devastator - and he also has a pre-con commission list opening via his Facebook page! Find out more below and head over to the page to book your original art now. I’ll be at Comic Con International, San Diego, CA. July 8-12. Come to see me at Artist Alley Table EE-03. I will have new prints, a new Sketchbook, original artwork - Read More

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Ken Christiansen

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Ken Christiansen

Posted June 27th, 2015 at 3:38am by Va'al - 18,018 views

Friend of Seibertron.com and chameleon artist in the Transformers franchise Ken Christiansen has gotten in touch with us about his upcoming SDCC 2015 presence and pre-con commission list! If you'd like to own a piece of art from one of the underlying creators of the brand, from toys to games to comics, this is your chance - head over to his blog or Facebook page after you read on below to find out more. Currently, I'm taking Commission Pre-orders for Pick-up at SDCC 2015! Pretty much the - Read More

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Events

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Events

Posted June 26th, 2015 at 1:51pm by Va'al - 24,891 views

You might or might not be attending the 2015 edition of San Diego Comic Con on July 8-12, but in either case, a fan of the Transformers franchise in its various incarnation will not want to miss a number of sessions taking place over the course of the event! Take a look below as we've sifted through the full programme to pick out the transforming robot-related panels, featuring IDW Publishing, Robots in Disguise, Activision and more. Transformers Generations: More Than Meets the Eye Come - Read More

Transformer Combiner Hunters Character Art

Transformer Combiner Hunters Character Art

Posted June 25th, 2015 at 10:44am by mooncake623 - 9,364 views

Artist Sara Pitre-Durocher posted on her tumblr some awesome looking character Art for the Transformers Combiner Hunters Trio! Check out these are below and what Sara had to say! Since all’s been shown, both the figures and the comic, I can share these ! I designed them following the new Combiner Hunters toys / packaging illustration (which I think have changed in the meantime? I know Chromia’s entire head’s white now. Oops.) But yeah. It was fun and challenging to draw a - Read More

Transformers Hall of Fame 2015 - The Results

Transformers Hall of Fame 2015 - The Results

Posted June 24th, 2015 at 2:53am by Va'al - 21,286 views

The official Hasbro Transformers YouTube channel has posted a new video, featuring the results of the Saturday night awards taking place at BotCon 2015 this past weekend - which saw the induction of a number of characters (fictional and not!) into the Transformers Hall of Fame under three categories: Favorite CharacterBest Combiner CharacterBest Musical Act Watch the embedded video below, introduced and hosted by Frank Welker's Megatron to find out for yourself, and keep scrolling if you'd - Read More

James Raiz Transformers / G.I. Joe Art WIP Videos

James Raiz Transformers / G.I. Joe Art WIP Videos

Posted June 22nd, 2015 at 2:02pm by Va'al - 20,565 views

Transformers artist and Seibertron.com friend James Raiz has finally completed the first of two TFCon prints he asked you, the readers, to help him out with, featuring characters from Transformers and G.I. Joe - and you can check out some very cool work in progress videos embedded below for Ironhide, DOTM Bumblebee, Dino (whom we know is actually a version of Mirage), Grimlock from Age of Extinction and Jazz! Remember to cast your vote for which Decepticon and Cobra character to include in - Read More

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

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

Posted June 16th, 2015 at 2:58am by Va'al - 16,158 views

Hot on the heels of his Optimus Prime spotlight video for the TFCon Transformers/G.I. Joe print, artist James Raiz has opened up the second round of nominations for the Decepticon/Cobra sibling piece! Much like the first round, you get to choose one Decepticon and one Cobra character from the list below (if you think that someone is missing let us know!), and James will then take the final nominations and include them in a print - but hear it from - Read More

James Raiz Draws Transformers / G.I. Joe - WIP Video: Optimus Prime

James Raiz Draws Transformers / G.I. Joe - WIP Video: Optimus Prime

Posted June 15th, 2015 at 9:32am by Va'al - 12,590 views

Remember when IDW artist James Raiz joined forces with Seibertron.com to figure out who should feature in his TFCon debuting print? We asked who you would like to see from the live-action movieverse for both G.I.Joe and Transformers - and James went and drew pretty much all the nominations! If you haven't been following his progress in the Energon Pub thread (which you should) check out this working process video he shared with us - and be ready to be amazed. And keep your optics tuned for - Read More

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Transformers Propaganda JP Bove Prints, Plus Arcee by Casey Coller / Bove

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Transformers Propaganda JP Bove Prints, Plus Arcee by Casey Coller / Bove

Posted June 12th, 2015 at 2:04pm by Va'al - 19,006 views

We've seen a couple of these over the past year already, but the prints that IDW colourist John-Paul Bove will be bringing to BotCon 2015 have a certain something to them, and definitely could use a boost on our front page - plus, we get another Casey Coller/Bove collaboration, featuring Arcee! Check out below three examples of the art deco inspired propaganda prints featuring Optimus Prime, the Seekers, and Soundwave, and make sure to pick one or all of them up next weekend, and take a look - Read More

TFYuki Tweets New Unite Warriors Superion Image

TFYuki Tweets New Unite Warriors Superion Image

Posted June 12th, 2015 at 10:29am by Autobot032 - 19,060 views

Takara Tomy's TFYuki has taken to Twitter again, this time to share an image of the finished product of their Unite Warriors (Hasbro's Combiner Wars) Superion in combined form, posed and ready for action! This beautiful, and G1 accurate version of the Combiner Wars Aerialbot molds has been a highly anticipated release and images like these don't make the wait any easier! Unite Warriors Superion will be released in just about 2 weeks from now, so the wait's almost over. Until then, check out - Read More

Michael McConnohie to attend TFcon Toronto 2015

Michael McConnohie to attend TFcon Toronto 2015

Posted June 11th, 2015 at 2:19pm by mooncake623 - 7,550 views

TFcon just announced that Michael McConnohie will be a guest at this years convention in Toronto. Transformer fans might recongize him as the voice of both Tracks and Cosmos in the Generations 1 cartoon! A less known fact is that he was also the director and write for the 2001 TV series Robots in Disguise. He will be appearing all weekend meeting with attendees. TFcon Toronto will be held from July 17th to 19th, 2015 at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale on 6750 Mississauga Road, - Read More

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Blurr and Nautica Casey Coller / JP Bove Prints

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Blurr and Nautica Casey Coller / JP Bove Prints

Posted June 11th, 2015 at 12:54pm by Va'al - 13,917 views

Another couple of print additions to the BotCon 2015 Artist Alley comes from the dream(y) team of IDW regular cover artist Casey Coller and colourist/writer John-Paul Bove, featuring both a newcomer and a mainstay of the Transformers cast. Check out the mirrored images below of the two prints they will have available at the event, featuring Blurr (in honour of guest John Moschitta Jr, voice actor for the character) and savant Camien Nautica from MTMTE! - Read More

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Deathsaurus Matt Frank / Josh Perez Print

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Deathsaurus Matt Frank / Josh Perez Print

Posted June 11th, 2015 at 12:42pm by Va'al - 12,605 views

After yesterday's Josh Burcham Wrecker print, fellow Seibertronian podcaster xRotorstormx notifies us of another IDW artist Transformers print to make its debut at BotCon 2015's Artist Alley - Matt Frank, regular artist on Godzilla, and who worked on the acclaimed Spotlight: Trailcutter, offers fans an amazingly kaiju-esque Deathsaurus, with colours by Transformers regular colormancer Josh Perez. Check it out mirrored - Read More

Peter Cullen and Frank Welker to Attend Rhode Island Comic Con, November 6 to 8th

Peter Cullen and Frank Welker to Attend Rhode Island Comic Con, November 6 to 8th

Posted June 11th, 2015 at 7:29am by Va'al - 9,768 views

Felow Seibertronian crazysteve notified us of another special comics occurrence later this year, seeing Peter Cullen and Frank Welker both together at an event! Rhode Island Comic Con this November 6-8 have more or less announced the two iconic Transformers voice actors, including provisional details for a combo package to meet both in - Read More

IDW and Traveling Stories - Transformers Rewards in Charity Funding Campaign

IDW and Traveling Stories - Transformers Rewards in Charity Funding Campaign

Posted June 11th, 2015 at 5:17am by Va'al - 20,494 views

A while back we reported on IDW Publishing CEO Ted Adams joining the Board of Directors for child literacy non-profit organisation Traveling Stories. Today, via the IDW Facebook page, we're nudging people in the direction of the group's funding campaign over on IndieGoGo, as not only does it help and promote literacy development in children who may not be otherwise able to access the same resources, but also features some Transformers comics related perks with different sets of pledges, copied - Read More

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Wreck and Rule Josh Burcham Print

BotCon 2015 Artist Alley - Wreck and Rule Josh Burcham Print

Posted June 10th, 2015 at 6:00am by Va'al - 15,441 views

While not an official announcement from BotCon 2015, fans of the IDW Transformers comics, comics art and people who follow the doings of the Transformers community might be interested in the new print by Josh Burcham (colourist and artist for IDW and FunPub), calling back to the Last Stand of the Wreckers! Check out the mirrored image below, thanks to a notification from fellow Seibertronian leokearon, and make sure to pop by Burcham's table at the event to pick one - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #119 - One Hour BotCon
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