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Japanese Magazine Scans April 2015 - Figure King, Plus Designer Hisashi Yuki Interview

Japanese Magazine Scans April 2015 - Figure King, Plus Designer Hisashi Yuki Interview

Posted March 02nd, 2015 at 4:59pm by Va'al - 5,231 views

In addition to the Dengeki Hobby scans, fellow Seibertron.com and Allspark.com member Powered Convoy has shared with us images of the Figure King magazine, issue 205. The publication also features a lengthy interview (shown below in translation) with Takara designer Hisashi Yuki. Check it out below, and the images after that, featuring more on Masterpieces, Transformers Adventure and the ThreeA Dark of the Moon Megatron replica! Powered Convoy wrote:The Allspark in collaboration with SydneyY - Read More

Preview of Transformers: Animated - The Complete Allspark Almanac, plus Contest

Preview of Transformers: Animated - The Complete Allspark Almanac, plus Contest

Posted March 02nd, 2015 at 4:44pm by Va'al - 4,730 views

Jim Sorenson, co-author with Bill Forster of the Allspark Almanac and regular Seibertron.com presence, has updated the Disciples of Boltax blog with an eight-page preview of this week's Transormers: Animated release by IDW Publishing: The Complete Allspark Almanac! Check them out mirrored below, and head to the blog here to find out more about the small contest held for fans of both this and the original release of the same pages. Then it hit me... there are numerous pages that aren't - Read More

Bob Budiansky to attend East Coast Comicon April 11 and 12

Bob Budiansky to attend East Coast Comicon April 11 and 12

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 8:35pm by LOST Cybertronian - 14,936 views

Bob Budiansky who worked on the Marvel Transformers comic will be attending East Coast Comicon at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ on April 11 and 12. You can see all the guest information here. East Coast Comicon wrote:During a 20-year career in the comic book industry, mostly at Marvel Comics, Bob Budiansky worked as an editor, illustrator, and writer. Although he edited titles like Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, was the regular penciler on Ghost Rider for more than a - Read More

Windblade Returns in Transformers: Combiner Wars - Another Interview with Scott And Barber

Windblade Returns in Transformers: Combiner Wars - Another Interview with Scott And Barber

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 1:18pm by Va'al - 13,045 views

The second piece of news from Rachel Stevens of Women Write About Comics has some of a crossover with the CBR article we posted earlier, but offers some interesting additions and further developments to that interview, as Mairghread Scott and John Barber answer even more questions about the upcoming Combiner Wars event with IDW Publishing and where the two series - Windblade and The Transformers - will be going from there. Read more here, and some selected quotes below! If you were to - Read More

James Roberts on IDW’s Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye - Audio Interview

James Roberts on IDW’s Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye - Audio Interview

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 1:11pm by Va'al - 13,271 views

A couple of news posts courtesy of Cybertronian correspondent Rachel Stevens over on Women Write About Comics, starting with a lengthy interview with current IDW Publishing writer for Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye. The hour-long audio deals mostly with general issues of the series, from its conception to ongoing issues, but there are some very interesting snippets throughout. You can listen to it in its entirety below! James Roberts, writer and mastermind, talks robots, disguises, - Read More

Writers Talk "Combiner Wars" Event, Transformers Gender Identity & More, Plus Preview Art

Writers Talk "Combiner Wars" Event, Transformers Gender Identity & More, Plus Preview Art

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 11:56am by Va'al - 13,352 views

Courtesy of entertainment website ComicBookResources.com, we have another interview with some of the creators behind the upcoming IDW Publishing Transformers: Combiner Wars event, crossing over current ongoing The Transformers and returning series Windblade. Read some snippets from the full piece - found here - below, in which John Barber and Mairghread Scott touch upon some of what is to come in terms of stories and themes, including some preview art for from Sarah Stone and Livio - Read More

Actor Leonard Nimoy Passes Away at 83

Actor Leonard Nimoy Passes Away at 83

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 11:43am by Va'al - 12,510 views

Multiple reports are confirming a sad happening for the end of this week. Established and well-known actor Leonard Nimoy, pillar of science-fiction cinematography through Star Trek character Mr Spock, and part of the Transformers universe in the 1986 animated movie (as Decepticon Leader Galvatron) and the live-action 2011 feature Transformers Dark of the Moon (as Sentinel Prime), passed away earlier today at the age of 83. An extensive retrospective on his long career can be read here. The - Read More

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusive T-Shirt and Vinyl Figure

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusive T-Shirt and Vinyl Figure

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 12:52am by Va'al - 12,005 views

Design, concept and generally impressive Transformers artist Ken Christiansen has dropped by to notify us of an interesting, officially licensed exclusive available at Emerald City Comic Con, March 27-9. Take a look here, and below, for the adorably proportioned Soundwave designer vinyl figure, and the WeLoveFine t-shirt based on it - bot available in limited runs at Seattle event! And keep an eye on our convention circuit thread in the Energon Pub for more news from Ken soon, too. Soundwave - Read More

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Posted February 24th, 2015 at 5:37am by Va'al - 17,146 views

Fellow Seibertronian MarkNL has informed us not only of the confirmation of Dutch Comic Con for this coming March in Utrecht, but also of the presence of one of the bastions of earlier Transformers comics as guests: Andrew Wildman, artist on the original Marvel runs, War Within and ReGeneration One! Find out more about the event here, and read on below for a bio of the Marvel, Dreamwave and IDW artist. Andrew Wildman his work as an illustrator has been used in advertising and publishing - Read More

Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Superion Art by Marcelo Matere

Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Superion Art by Marcelo Matere

Posted February 22nd, 2015 at 10:38am by shajaki - 20,170 views

All you art lovers out there a about to get a second dose from Marcelo Matere as he shows off the line art for Combiner Wars Superion! Others noted that his previously revealed Devastator art was more G1 inspired rather than Combiner Wars, but you'll see with Superion's Alpha Bravo leg that he's captured the true spirit of the line. See what Marcelo Matere has to say about his piece: Combiner Wars Superion pencils artwork - 2014 - Since the final image was show, now I'm allowed to post this - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Takes Home Two 2014 Razzies - Worst Director and Supporting Actor

Transformers: Age of Extinction Takes Home Two 2014 Razzies - Worst Director and Supporting Actor

Posted February 22nd, 2015 at 6:40am by Va'al - 24,675 views

With the Academy Awards ceremony taking place this Sunday evening, the exhilarating anti-Oscar Golden Raspberries 2014 or Razzies results were announced last night - and you might remember that Transformers: Age of Extinction was down for quite a few - but where did it 'triumph'? Two categories, overall: Worst Director went to the man himself, Michael Bay, while Kelsey Grammer was 'awarded' the Worst Supporting actor for 2014. Find out more by clicking on the images below! - Read More

Transformers Generations Devastator Box Art by Marcelo Matere

Transformers Generations Devastator Box Art by Marcelo Matere

Posted February 21st, 2015 at 12:37pm by Va'al - 21,075 views

A tip from fellow Seibertronian shajaki brings us the linework by Marcelo Matere for the box art of the recently revealed Hasbro Transformers Combiner Wars Devastator. You can find the image mirrored below, showing off the gestalt form as it appears before colouring and glossing, and in its extended version. Enough to make you want to keep the toy's box - Read More

Egyptian Theatre LA Double Feature - Transformers: The Movie, G.I. Joe: The Movie

Egyptian Theatre LA Double Feature - Transformers: The Movie, G.I. Joe: The Movie

Posted February 20th, 2015 at 3:37am by Va'al - 15,681 views

Courtesy of a tip from fellow Seibertronian Supreme Convoy, we have news of a double bill being offered by the Los Angeles American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre, featuring the The Movie of our favourite franchise and its twin cousin: The Transformers and G.I. Joe! The screenings also features a Q&A with directors, storyboard artists and consultants - you can find more information below, and if you're in the area, buy tickets here. Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Livio Ramondelli Character Previews

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Livio Ramondelli Character Previews

Posted February 18th, 2015 at 3:47am by Va'al - 22,283 views

IDW regular artist Livio Ramondelli, the main visualiser for the upcoming Combiner Wars event - seeing the Transformers and Windblade series crossing over - has shared a couple of sneak previews of new and old characters joining the robot cast in the comics! Check out the mirrored images below, featuring Defensor and Superion, the big green himself Devastator, and the newcomer Mistress of Flame. - Read More

Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

Seibertron.com Interviews Shane McCarthy - Lindyhopping with Drift

Posted February 11th, 2015 at 3:16am by Va'al - 23,128 views

Hi! Remember us? We left the interviews with comics creators lagging for a while, as life decided to settle itself, 2014 swept in and we're now ready for Combiner Wars hitting shelves in both paper, plastic and pixel format. But alongside that, we've also seen the return of one of IDW's original Transformers characters, Drift, in the hands of its originator - Shane McCarthy. Read on below for a spotlight on the Australian author of AHM! Va'al - Shane, it is a pleasure to talk to you for - Read More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Mairghread Scott on Caminus, Mistress of Flame and More

IDW Transformers: Combiner Wars - Mairghread Scott on Caminus, Mistress of Flame and More

Posted February 09th, 2015 at 6:59pm by Va'al - 21,272 views

Comics and geek culture website The Mary Sue was also able to have a chat with IDW writer Mairghread Scott about the upcoming Windblade return with the beginning of Transformers: Combiner Wars - and we've copied a couple of snippets below! Read the full story here, and take a look at some preview art of the Mistress of Flame, a leader of Caminus, by Sarah Stone, too. TMS: Combiner Wars seems like it might offer more of a chance to examine the Metrotitan Caminus and the culture of his planet, - Read More

Disciples of Boltax - Secrets of the Almanac Addenda

Disciples of Boltax - Secrets of the Almanac Addenda

Posted February 08th, 2015 at 1:53pm by Va'al - 18,460 views

It looks like Jim Sorenson took the weekend to update his Disciples of Boltax blog with another section of behind the scenes tips on the Allspark Almanac, adding to the post we reported on the other day! Check out the blog here - it includes parts of the Addenda, from the Transformers Club magazine and the Stunticon Job story. Summer of 2011... Animated had come and gone, and then Fun Publications went and did an awesome BotCon set featuring the Stunticons and a few other new Animated - Read More

Jeff Kline on Transformers: Robots In Disguise Tone and Setting

Jeff Kline on Transformers: Robots In Disguise Tone and Setting

Posted February 07th, 2015 at 4:17pm by Va'al - 15,523 views

Following up to the first part of the Unicron.com interview with Transformers Prime, Beast Hunters and Robots in Disguise producer Jeff Kline, we have copied below a second part to the same interview, in which he sheds some light on the tone and setting of the Robots in Disguise series. We've even removed the all-caps, below. Robots in Disguise is definitely a lighter, more comedic take on the Transformers universe. There’s no ancient war being fought, meaning we can actually take the time - Read More

Disciples of Boltax - Secrets of the (Animated Allspark) Almanac II Revealed

Disciples of Boltax - Secrets of the (Animated Allspark) Almanac II Revealed

Posted February 07th, 2015 at 3:57am by Va'al - 18,568 views

With the arrival of the Complete Allspark Almanac hitting soon, co-writer Jim Sorenson has updated his blog Disciples of Boltax with an overview of the second volume in its first iteration, covering some of the behind the scenes of the book, page by page. They include references to TV shows, comics series, videogames, self-referential lines and more Transformers goodness - and you can read them all here! A while back, Bill Forster and I did a series of posts called Secrets of the Almanac. - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 Guest Artist Hayato Sakamoto

IDW Publishing Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 Guest Artist Hayato Sakamoto

Posted February 06th, 2015 at 4:01pm by Va'al - 16,015 views

We had seen solicitations for the IDW Publishing Trasformers: More Than Meets the Eye #39 comic book a while back, but it appears some new informations has appeared via Previews: alongside Alex Milne's cover (below), artist Hayato Sakamoto will be taking over the issue's artwork! Sakamoto is the writer of the Transformers Legends comics, as well as as number of Kre-O comics issues, but is mostly known in the Anglophone fandom for the art of FunPub's 'Timeless' comic for BotCon 2013. Let us - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #111 - New York Toy Fair 2015
Twincast / Podcast #111:
"New York Toy Fair 2015"
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Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015