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Rumour: Paramount Transformers Expanded Universe - Transformers One Prequel on Cybertron

Rumour: Paramount Transformers Expanded Universe - Transformers One Prequel on Cybertron

Posted May 27th, 2015 at 3:42pm by Va'al - 2,369 views

NEW! From the same source as the last big piece of news for the Paramount Transformers franchise, Deadline, we have a very rumorous rumour, and please take it as such until there is any confirmation whatsoever. It appears that the current writers (post-Edgar Wright) for Marvel's upcoming Ant-Man movie, Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari, have joined the writers' room for the expanded universe - and may be behind a prequel project by the name of Transformers One - set on Cybertron. Read more here or - Read More

BotCon 2015 Registration Videos and Guest Update - Kojin Ono and Derrick J Wyatt

BotCon 2015 Registration Videos and Guest Update - Kojin Ono and Derrick J Wyatt

Posted May 25th, 2015 at 4:50am by Va'al - 7,490 views

The official BotCon website has been updated with two more guest announcements for the event, from the designing and artistic branches of the franchise: Takara Tomy/Hall of Fame designer Kojin Ono and Transformers Animated vision Derrick J Wyatt! Head here to find out more, and find a snippet below. Also included are two videos showing the new registration system (opening this Tuesday!), which have been embedded below. We are thrilled to welcome two design legends of Transformers brand - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Unite Warriors Autobot Combiner Teaser

Takara Tomy Transformers Unite Warriors Autobot Combiner Teaser

Posted May 24th, 2015 at 5:53am by Va'al - 12,178 views

In addition to the recent reveal of both Takara Tomy Unite Warriors Superion and the big box the line will feature, TFYuki has also teased another silhouette for an upcoming combiner: the 1984 Autobot combiner! What has just appeared in the latest issue of IDW Publishing's Combiner Wars, and is currently known as Optimus Maximus in the Hasbro nomenclature, the new combiner will include the Optimus Prime mold, plus the four rumoured Autobot limbs of Prowl, Mirage, Sunstreaker and Ironhide - - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe: Interview with Tom Scioli Part 2

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe: Interview with Tom Scioli Part 2

Posted May 20th, 2015 at 7:37pm by shajaki - 10,109 views

If you've read Part 1 of Tom Scioli's interview with Comics Alliance, you're not going to want to miss the second half! Tom Scioli and John Barber‘s are of course the masterminds behind IDW's Transformers vs. GI Joe, and have brought quite a nutty flavor to the book. See the mayhem behind the scenes in the interview right here, some snippets below, and stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your Transformers News! To say that Tom Scioli and John Barber‘s Transformers vs. GI Joe is an - Read More

Writer Robert Kirkman and More Join Transformers Spin-Offs Writers' Room

Writer Robert Kirkman and More Join Transformers Spin-Offs Writers' Room

Posted May 20th, 2015 at 6:18pm by Va'al - 10,570 views

Via a number of sources, but traced back to movie dedicated website Deadline, there are reports coming in of a new batch of script writers for the expanded Transformers cinematic universe (under Paramount's aegis). Standing out from the reports is the presumed involvement of The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, Pacific Rim's Zak Penn, Iron Man's Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Lost's Jeff Pinkner. That's quite the bunch right there - but what do you make of the - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe - An Interview with Tom Scioli

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe - An Interview with Tom Scioli

Posted May 19th, 2015 at 6:18pm by Va'al - 9,400 views

In other IDW Transformers comics news, the extravagant architect of the Transformers vs G.I. Joe ongoing series - Tom Scioli - was interviewed by comics website Comics Alliance, about the world he is building for the series, the approach to the universes, layouts and the general madness of it all. Take a look below for some selected quotes, and read the whole piece here. ComicsAlliance: The first thing I want to talk about is pacing. Jumping into Transformers vs. GI Joe #5, which is the - Read More

Transformers is All About Change - An Interview with Alex Milne

Transformers is All About Change - An Interview with Alex Milne

Posted May 19th, 2015 at 6:10pm by Va'al - 9,324 views

Rachel Stevens over at Women Write About Comics is back at her interview tactics, and was able tohave a conversation with fan-favourite Canadian and style setter on the IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye ongoing series - Alex Milne! The conversation spans across media, tools, technical questions, past work and more, and includes some insights into the MTMTE cast - check out some snippets below, and the full piece here! Who’s your favorite character to draw right - Read More

John Stephenson, voice of Thundercracker and Kup, passes away at 91

John Stephenson, voice of Thundercracker and Kup, passes away at 91

Posted May 17th, 2015 at 10:15pm by william-james88 - 12,430 views

Thanks to sources provided by Sabreblade, we have the sad news that legendary voice actor John Stephenson has passed away at the age of 91. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's for some time and living in a nursing home. Among his many voice roles, he was known as the voice of Mr. Slate on The Flintstones, and to Transformers fans, he was the voices of Alpha Trion, Thundercracker, Windcharger, Huffer, Kup (seasons 3 and 4, not the movie), Devcon, and some smaller roles in the G1 - Read More

Anime Blues Con Guests - Transformers Voice Actors Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil, Trevor Devall

Anime Blues Con Guests - Transformers Voice Actors Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil, Trevor Devall

Posted May 17th, 2015 at 4:41pm by Va'al - 14,554 views

The lovely folk over at Anime Blues Con (July 10-12) in Downtown Memphis have dropped us a line about not one but three Transformers voice actors in their guest line-up: Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil and Trevor Devall! You'll remember the former two as major parts in the Transformers: Beast Wars animated series, and Devall as a recurring role in both Energon and Cybertron. Head here to check out more detail about the event, and more about the guests below! In addition to his rich film and - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Bumblebee, Windblade, Optimus Prime Concept Art by Jose Lopez

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Bumblebee, Windblade, Optimus Prime Concept Art by Jose Lopez

Posted May 16th, 2015 at 6:16am by Va'al - 13,935 views

Via the Instagram account of Jose Lopez, the art director on Transformers: Robots in Disguise, we get a handful of concept shots of some of characters from the show. Other than Bumblebee, which we are now familiar with, Lopez showed off the newcomer (to the franchise and show) Windblade face studies, and a full body concept Optimus Prime with thundershoulders - check them our below to see what we mean by that! - Read More

Q-Transformers Blu-Ray and DVD Launch Event

Q-Transformers Blu-Ray and DVD Launch Event

Posted May 15th, 2015 at 10:02am by mooncake623 - 15,177 views

Thanks to the qtransformers Website we get some info on the Launch Event for the release of Q-Transformers on Blu-Ray and DVD! This Event will be held at the Cinema Odaiba in Tokyo on June 21 with the tickets being on sale on May 22nd. Please check out all the details for this event below and remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates! ★ Event Summary ★ * Date: June 21 (Sun) curtain 16:00 - 18:00 the show (scheduled) * Venue: Odaiba - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV-01 Bumblebee Designer Yuya Onishi Interview

Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV-01 Bumblebee Designer Yuya Onishi Interview

Posted May 14th, 2015 at 1:44am by Va'al - 11,352 views

Via the main Takara Tomy website, we have a new interview with one of their designers - specifically, with Yuya Onishi, the mind behind Transformers Adventure TAV01 Bumblebee (and Legends Tankor), the Japanese counterpart to the Hasbro Warrior class from Robots in Disguise. You can find the interview in its entirety here, though it is all in Japanese, of course. If you are able to read it, please let us know what you make of it in the Energon Pub - and take a look at the mirrored images - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - Alex Milne

TFcon Toronto 2015 Guest Update - Alex Milne

Posted May 13th, 2015 at 4:13pm by Va'al - 8,695 views

Another Alex Milne piece of news, this time from his Canadian homeland and via TFCon Toronto - who just added the IDW Transformers artist to their guest roster, joining previously announced James Raiz, James Roberts and many more. Head here to register for the July event, and find out more information below! TFcon is very pleased to welcome back Alex Milne to the TFcon Toronto guest list this year. Alex is the primary artist for IDW’s fan favorite Transformers: More than Meets the Eye - Read More

Receptions for Research Cancer Charity Auction: Hasbro SDCC Items from Joe Moscone

Receptions for Research Cancer Charity Auction: Hasbro SDCC Items from Joe Moscone

Posted May 09th, 2015 at 4:58am by Va'al - 18,733 views

Joe Moscone, affiliated with Hasbro and the Transformers brand for a long time, and who stepped down from his position not too long ago, reached out to us to promote his current fundraising auction for cancer charity Receptions for Research. Moscone is putting his accumulated Hasbro items, from SDCCs and more, entirely up for grabs, with all proceeds going to the charity organisation - and the lot includes the likes of Mighty Muggs, Kre-O Class of 1984, 25th Anniversary Optimus Prime, PCCs, - Read More

Peter Spellos to Attend IndyPopCon, June 26-28

Peter Spellos to Attend IndyPopCon, June 26-28

Posted May 09th, 2015 at 4:24am by Va'al - 17,071 views

Directly from the man himself, we report that Peter Spellos, voice of Sky-Byte in the 2001 animated show Transformers: Robots in Disguise, will be attending Indy PopCon in Indianapolis! The event runs on 26th-28th June, and you can find out more information, pricing and location here. Hey Transformers fans near and far! Come see me June 26-28 at @IndyPopCon! #transformers #robotsindisguise - Read More

Puerto Rico Comic Con 2015 - Andrew Griffith Announced

Puerto Rico Comic Con 2015 - Andrew Griffith Announced

Posted May 06th, 2015 at 3:54pm by Va'al - 16,277 views

Courtesy of the Puerto Rico Comic Con Facebook page, we can now report that IDW Publishing's Transformers regular artist Andrew Griffith will be attending the event! Find out more below, and head here for the official event website. May 22-24, 2015. Puerto Rico Convention Center. The Biggest Entertainment event in the Caribbean... Comics, Toys, and more. Local and international exhibitors and artists. Video games, Tournaments, Cosplay, Conferences, Movie previews, special guests and more - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Andrew Griffith

Auto Assembly 2015 Guest Update - Andrew Griffith

Posted May 01st, 2015 at 9:51am by Va'al - 20,425 views

Slick-looking, smooth-talking, art-drawing IDW Publishing creator Andrew Griffith, current regular on The Transformers ongoing series, will be returning to the biggest European convention for its swansong: Auto Assembly 2015! Griffith will be joining an ever-growing list of guests, which you can check out here, and read more about below. After making his debut with us back in 2013, we felt that his return to the convention was long overdue so we’re pleased to announce that popular comic - Read More

Free Comic Book Day 2015 Signings - José Delbo (West Palm Beach) and Tom Scioli (Chicago)

Free Comic Book Day 2015 Signings - José Delbo (West Palm Beach) and Tom Scioli (Chicago)

Posted May 01st, 2015 at 3:55am by Va'al - 20,917 views

Thanks to fellow Seibertron.com user crazysteve, we have a couple more updates for Free Comic Book Day and Transformers related creators in the US! José Delbo, artist on the original Marvel comics Transformers series, will be appearing at Past Present Future Comics in West Palm Beach, Florida. He will also be making an appearance the following weekend at ComicsFest, the convention at the Museum of Art in Coral Springs, FL - who also have a gallery of Delbo's work on show. In more recent - Read More

Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Leader Ultra Magnus Concept Art by Andrew Griffith

Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Leader Ultra Magnus Concept Art by Andrew Griffith

Posted May 01st, 2015 at 3:44am by Va'al - 23,261 views

IDW Transformers artist Andrew Griffith, regular on current The Transformers ongoing title, has updated his Tumblr with some concept work for the upcoming Generations Combiner Wars Leader Class Ultra Magnus (with Minimus Ambus) figure - specifically, the cockpit design, both inside and outside, and the interaction with Minimus in vehicle mode. Check it out below! So a while back I got to work a bit on an upcoming Leader class toy version of Ultra Magnus from IDW’s More Than Meets The Eye. - Read More

Mairghread Scott Signing at Blastoff Comics Fest for Free Comic Book Day (May 2nd)

Mairghread Scott Signing at Blastoff Comics Fest for Free Comic Book Day (May 2nd)

Posted April 30th, 2015 at 7:32pm by Va'al - 18,095 views

Mairghread Scott, Transformers writer for IDW Publishing and the Robots in Disguise animated series, will be making an appearance this Saturday 2nd May at the Blastoff comics fest in Hollywood, California to celebrate this year's Free Comic Book Day! Find out more from her blog here, and below! So this Saturday, I’ll be signing at Blastoff Comics Fest at the Federal Bar & Grill in North Hollywood, California from 10am to 4pm. This is going to be a great event with tons of comics creators - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #116 - Character Piece
Twincast / Podcast #116:
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Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015