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More Floro Dery Transformers Concept Art: Quintessons, Mini-Unicron

More Floro Dery Transformers Concept Art: Quintessons, Mini-Unicron

Posted October 21st, 2014 at 3:58am by Va'al - 8,245 views

Thanks to fellow Seibetron.com user Cyberpath and their eagle eyes, we have a couple more updates from Floro Dery's wonderful archives of concept art for the Transformers, being sold as prints in an Etsy store. Today's update brings us Quintesson concepts and Mini Unicron/the Moon of Unicron. Check them out below, with extra descriptions thanks to Cyberpath! Shown on the left side is the 1st version of Quintesson, and on the right side is the final version. Face 1: I used a Pharaoh - Read More

Hasbro Appoints John Frascotti To President, Hasbro Brands

Hasbro Appoints John Frascotti To President, Hasbro Brands

Posted October 17th, 2014 at 11:30pm by william-james88 - 14,022 views

John Frascotti, former Chief Marketing Officer of Hasbro, has been promoted to a newly formed position: President, Hasbro Brands The following is an exerpt of the article, including quotes from John Frascotti and other Hasbro executives. "Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc. today announced the promotion of John Frascotti to the newly-created position of President, Hasbro Brands, effective immediately. In this new role, Frascotti assumes the additional - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG09 Brainstorm Image

Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG09 Brainstorm Image

Posted October 16th, 2014 at 9:54am by Va'al - 25,414 views

A quick update from Twitter tease Hisashi Yuki concerning the Takara Tomy Transformers Legends Voyager LG-09 Brainstorm. The briefcase-less robot supergenius can be seen below double wielding, in the company of its line mate Rattle (Rattrap) - check out the - Read More

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcements - Josh Perez and Brendan Cahill

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcements - Josh Perez and Brendan Cahill

Posted October 14th, 2014 at 5:11am by Va'al - 14,419 views

Not long left now until the event, but TFCon Chicago are still announcing more guests! The latest additions are artist [url]Brendan Cahill[/url], semi-regular on the main IDW Transformers ongoings, and colourist Josh Perez, technicolour wonder on Robots in Disguise, More than Meets the Eye and more - check out what the event site has to day about them below. TFcon is happy to welcome IDW Publishing colorist Josh Perez to TFcon Chicago 2014. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the - Read More

TFcon Chicago Guest Announcement - Ken Christiansen

TFcon Chicago Guest Announcement - Ken Christiansen

Posted October 11th, 2014 at 5:35pm by Va'al - 24,839 views

Concept artist for all things Transformers, from IDW, to Activision, to Hasbro, and Seibertron.com friend Ken Christiansen has been announced as the latest guest for TFCon Chicago! Check out below some more information, including a preview of one of the prints he'll have for sale. TFcon is happy to welcome Ken Christiansen to TFcon Chicago 2014. His current Projects include contributions to the Transformers: the Covenant of Primus, IDW’s Transformers: Prime series, and toy development for - Read More

Angry Birds Transformers Vince DiCola Soundtrack on Spotify

Angry Birds Transformers Vince DiCola Soundtrack on Spotify

Posted October 10th, 2014 at 12:54pm by Va'al - 16,234 views

The official Transformers Facebook page have shared a Spotify playlist which features the original soundtrack for the Angry Birds crossover game - composed by none other than Transformers veteran Vince diCola, as we first heard in the Sunbow-tastic trailer! Check it out by following this link, and find out more below. Rovio’s latest game, Angry Birds Transformers, boasts one killer soundtrack. You may notice that the tunes in the game sound similar to those from Transformers: The Movie. - Read More

Bob Skir To Appear At TFcon USA 2014 In Chicago

Bob Skir To Appear At TFcon USA 2014 In Chicago

Posted October 08th, 2014 at 2:59am by Autobot032 - 22,745 views

TFCon USA 2014's adding another special guest to their list of Transformers behind the scenes attendees, and this time it's none other than Bob Skir! You may remember Mr. Skir as one of the creative minds behind Transformers Beast Machines. Quite possibly one of the most polarizing pieces of Transformers history, both in terms of toys and most definitely the show. Robert N. Skir was the Story Editor and Head Writer for the Transformers TV series Beast Machines, in his words perhaps the - Read More

Seibertron.com Interviews Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster - IDW Transformers: Legacy, Complete Allspark Almanac

Seibertron.com Interviews Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster - IDW Transformers: Legacy, Complete Allspark Almanac

Posted October 07th, 2014 at 5:18am by Va'al - 18,106 views

Good morrow, fellow Transformers fans! Here at Seibertron.com we strive to bring you interesting, enthusiastic original content as well as the best news and toy galleries in the fandom. To that end, we went and checked in with the authors of this week's IDW Publishing release of Transformers: Legacy - The Art of Transformers Packaging: Bill Forster and Jim 'Lockwind' Sorenson! We had a chat with Sorenson already during the Twincast Podcast #100, but read on below for more juicy information - Read More

More Transformers Legends (Generations) Rattrap From Hisashi Yuki

More Transformers Legends (Generations) Rattrap From Hisashi Yuki

Posted October 04th, 2014 at 8:28am by Autobot032 - 21,874 views

Earlier this week, we reported on some in hand images of the upcoming Takara Tomy Transformers Legends (Generations) Rattrap, along with several other figures, including a teaser of their Arcee. You can read that full article and see those pictures, here. Hisashi Yuki isn't quite done extolling the virtues of Rattrap, it seems, as he's posted more pictures of the upcoming figure and his Legends buddies. We've mirrored those images below: Keep your optics tuned - Read More

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcement - IDW Colourist Josh Burcham

TFCon Chicago Guest Announcement - IDW Colourist Josh Burcham

Posted October 03rd, 2014 at 9:17pm by Va'al - 22,916 views

Joining a meaty roster of guests, IDW colourist and artist Josh Burcham will be attending this month's TFCon 2014 in Chicago! Read on below to find out more about him and his work, and make sure to drop by his table at the event - and Seibertron.com's! We are happy to welcome IDW Publishing colorist Josh Burcham to TFcon Chicago 2014. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the pages of Transformers More Than Meets The Eye and dozens of other one shots and mini series. He will be - Read More

IDW Publishing NYCC 2014 Signing Schedule, Featuring Barber, Stone, Scott, Griffith and Ramondelli

IDW Publishing NYCC 2014 Signing Schedule, Featuring Barber, Stone, Scott, Griffith and Ramondelli

Posted October 03rd, 2014 at 12:11pm by Va'al - 28,884 views

With NYCC 2014 approaching, IDW Publishing has sent round a press release detailing their signing schedules for the event - and of course, this means Transformers comics authors will be attending and ready to sign and chat with fans! Check out the full list below, and the relevant time slots highlighted for your convenience. IDW Publishing’s 2014 NYCC Schedule Full List of The Shows Best Panels & Signings Unleashed! San Diego, CA (October 3, 2014) – Earlier this week IDW released - Read More

Transformers: Universe Score - Interview with James Hannigan

Transformers: Universe Score - Interview with James Hannigan

Posted October 02nd, 2014 at 2:17am by Va'al - 13,343 views

Something a little different from Transformers: Universe, the MOBA game by Jagex - an interview with the ears behind the music! Check out below some extracts from this interview with James Hannigan, who also scored the videogames for Lord Of The Rings, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs and Command And Conquer among others, on Examiner.com. Let’s first talk about your recent work on the new “Transformers Universe” game. What inspired you to get involved with the project? What has - Read More

Optimus Prime participates in Walk of Fame handprint ceremony in Hollywood, CA

Optimus Prime participates in Walk of Fame handprint ceremony in Hollywood, CA

Posted September 30th, 2014 at 11:35pm by Seibertron - 33,527 views

Today, to celebrate the release of Transformers: Age of Extinction on Blu-ray Combo Pack, the biggest star in the universe, OPTIMUS PRIME, participated in the world famous handprint-footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX in Hollywood. Besides OPTIMUS PRIME appearing in multiple forms, actor Peter Cullen, who has voiced OPTIMUS PRIME for three decades, also participated in the ceremony. Check out some pictures and a video from the event, courtesy of our friends at - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Release DVD and BluRay - Peter Cullen Interview on Legacy of Prime

Transformers: Age of Extinction Release DVD and BluRay - Peter Cullen Interview on Legacy of Prime

Posted September 30th, 2014 at 4:32pm by Va'al - 22,005 views

Coinciding with and celebrating the release today of the Transformers: Age of Extinction DVD and Blu-Ray editions - and our exciting Seibertron.com/Paramount giveaway competition - entertainment website Comic Book Resources have taken the opportunity to have a chat with voice actor Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime in many of his incarnations. The clip can be found below, and more here. To celebrate the release of Transformers: Age of Extinction on Blu-ray, Paramount Studios held a - Read More

IDW Transformers Legacy: A Celebration of Transformers Package Art Released Next Week

IDW Transformers Legacy: A Celebration of Transformers Package Art Released Next Week

Posted September 30th, 2014 at 4:19pm by Va'al - 14,918 views

During a recent podcast episode, we spoke to Jim Sorenson, who along will Bill Forster, is editing and compiling the Transformers: Legacy celebration of packaging art book. It seems his prediction of having it in time for the holidays is correct: via Forster and IDW, the release of the book will happen next week - check out the mirrored image - Read More

Transformers Artist Casey Coller to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Transformers Artist Casey Coller to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Posted September 23rd, 2014 at 1:59pm by mooncake623 - 16,085 views

Our Friends at TFcon just dropped by to announced that Transformers Artist Casey Coller will be in attendence at TFcon Chicago 2014. Casey is known for his work providing variant covers for IDW’s Robots In Disguise, More Than Meets the Eye comics and many one-shot issues. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees at TFcon Chicago TFcon will be held October 24th to 26th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33 30th Anniversary Cover by Sarah Stone

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33 30th Anniversary Cover by Sarah Stone

Posted September 19th, 2014 at 10:59pm by Va'al - 28,707 views

Sarah Stone strikes again, as IDW reveals the next 30th Anniversary cover, a retailer incentive variant for Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33! And this time round, it's one of the good guys, doing good - check out Ironfist/Fisitron below. 30th Anniverssary Cover (3 of 3)! The previous two I did are here and here. This ended up being a very emotional part of Last Stand of the Wreckers for me, so here’s my tribute. Thank you again, IDW, for allowing me to participate in TF’s 30th - Read More

Interview With Takara Tomy designer Onishi Wataru

Interview With Takara Tomy designer Onishi Wataru

Posted September 18th, 2014 at 10:14pm by Autobot032 - 26,239 views

Takara Tomy designer Onishi Wataru is the wizard behind the curtain responsible for the following Transformers figures: -Age Of Extinction Drift -Generations Legends Class Starscream (and the repaint Acid Storm) -And the upcoming (and previously reported) Generations Voyager Class Brainstorm He's currently the focus of an article over at nicovideo.jp (courtesy of nicovideo member Daily Planet Development Committee), the interview, which you can read in detail, here, features new images - Read More

Voice Actor Buster Jones Passes Away

Voice Actor Buster Jones Passes Away

Posted September 17th, 2014 at 12:46pm by Va'al - 28,552 views

We sadly report the passing of Buster Jones, musician, actor and voice talent for multiple animated series in the 70s and 80s, including The Transformers, where he portrayed the Autobot music enthusiast Blaster. The following excerpt is from this post, where multiple links can be found to interviews conducted by Jones through the years. He will be missed. Buster Jones, popular cartoon voice actor of the 1970s-80s, passed away on 9/15/14. I learned of this because his neighbor kindly - Read More

Venus Terzo the voice of Blackarachnia to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Venus Terzo the voice of Blackarachnia to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Posted September 17th, 2014 at 8:57am by mooncake623 - 15,401 views

Our Friends at TFcon just dropped by to announced that Venus Terzo the voice of Blackarachnia in Beast Wars and Beast Machines will be at TFcon Chicago 2014. She will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with attendees. TFcon will be held October 24th to 26th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #102 - Hidden Mickeys
Twincast / Podcast #102:
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