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IDW Publishing at 15 - Ted Adams, Chris Ryall.. and Drift

IDW Publishing at 15 - Ted Adams, Chris Ryall.. and Drift

Posted July 22nd, 2014 at 7:10pm by Va'al - 8,121 views

In an article published on the comics section of the LA Times, IDW Publishing founder Ted Adams and chief editor Chris Ryall talk about the company, where it started and how it got to be what it is now, 15 years after its creation. And the Transformers show up too! Check out the whole interview here, and some relevant robotic snippets below. The metamorphosis into a major independent player was complete when IDW won comics command of an army of robots in disguise. “It sounds very trite - Read More

In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Galvatron, Drift, Strafe, Lockdown, Slash and More

In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Galvatron, Drift, Strafe, Lockdown, Slash and More

Posted July 21st, 2014 at 10:41am by Va'al - 19,327 views

Japanese toy blogger Alfes2010 has been busy over the weekend, having acquired a whole box of Transformers: Lost Age Movie Advanced figures, including the likes of Galvatron, Lockdown, Strafe, Drift, Hound, Slash, leader class Grimlock and more! Check some of the images below, and head to his Twitter account for more. - Read More

IDW Publishing’s 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International Schedule

IDW Publishing’s 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International Schedule

Posted July 17th, 2014 at 4:34pm by Va'al - 15,657 views

We just received the official IDW Publishing press release containing the entire schedule of events for next week's SDCC 2014, and have highlighted below all the Transformers related goodness! Make sure to check them out if you're in the area, or keep an eye on Seibertron.com for news as it happens. IDW Publishing’s 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International Schedule Full List of This Years Best Panels & Signings Unleashed! San Diego, CA (July 17, 2014) – Last week IDW released their - Read More

How Hasbro Decides What Toys Become Movies

How Hasbro Decides What Toys Become Movies

Posted July 17th, 2014 at 4:55am by Va'al - 25,940 views

An interview with Hasbro executives over at Business Insider gives us a look at how the company pitches, chooses, nudges and ultimately lands on the big screen their originally (mostly) plastic properties - Transformers obviously included! Check out some snippets below, and read the whole piece here. With several more brands set to get the movie treatment in the next few years, we spoke with Hasbro Chief Marketing Officer John Frascotti to find out exactly how the company selects which of - Read More

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Galvatron Sketch Auctions

Andrew Wildman Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Variant Covers with Galvatron Sketch Auctions

Posted July 15th, 2014 at 1:51pm by Va'al - 16,357 views

Renowned Transformers artist Andrew Wildman continues his ReGeneration One #100 charity auction streak, shifting back to the purple corner for the next five sketches - the mighty Galvatron! Check out the auctions here, and make sure to drop by his blog for more on the Wildman himself and his work. The Galvatron sketches are now up on eBay. As with the previous auctions there are 5 copies of the Convention Variant cover of Transformers Regeneration One #100. Each is bagged and boarded. The - Read More

Auto Assembly 2014 News Round-up: Guest Events, Hasbro Giveaway, Charity Auction and More

Auto Assembly 2014 News Round-up: Guest Events, Hasbro Giveaway, Charity Auction and More

Posted July 15th, 2014 at 10:05am by Va'al - 18,872 views

With only a couple of weeks left before Auto Assembly 2014, Europe's biggest Transformers convention, it's time for a catch-all post rounding up the slew of news that they have been posting in the past weeks. Starting off with two special motored guests, Barricade and Bumblebee in their replica vehicle forms from the first three movies, available for free photos all weekend; next up is a surprise official Hasbro giveaway, of which we still know very little, other than it's official, and it's - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art from Josh Nizzi

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art from Josh Nizzi

Posted July 12th, 2014 at 11:09am by El Duque - 26,452 views

The Transformers: Age of Extinction concept art continues to roll out! This morning we have images from artist Josh Nizzi's website that give us his take on several of the characters from the film plus a few that didn't end up on screen. These include three very impressive looking Cybertronian Knights. We also get a closer look at many of the weapons seen in the film. Of particular interests are the images he's labeled "Creator Hand". During the film's opening sequence the only glimpse of the - Read More

London Film and Comic Con Transformers 30th Anniversary - Bob Budiansky, José Delbo and More

London Film and Comic Con Transformers 30th Anniversary - Bob Budiansky, José Delbo and More

Posted July 12th, 2014 at 8:51am by Va'al - 17,228 views

Were you planning on heading to London, UK, this 18-19th October, for the London Film and Comic Con? As a Transformers fan, you might want to after this announcement: Bob Budiansky, along with writers Simon Furman and James Roberts, and artists José Delbo, Andrew Wildman, Stephen Baskerville, Nick Roche will all be attending a special 30th anniversary bash in the comics area of the convention! Check out the press release mirrored below. Bob Budiansky will be leading a host of writers from - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art from Michael Hritz

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art from Michael Hritz

Posted July 10th, 2014 at 12:18am by El Duque - 21,197 views

We have even more Transformers: Age of Extinction concept art to share. This time form artist Michael Hritz via the Concept Robots Blog. Below we have a trio of bots commissioned by Polaris based on their ATV's. They didn't make it into the film, but still great to see the designs. Check 'em out below, for more artist commentary visit the Concept Robots Blog. Red: This was based on a new version of Polaris RZR makes which reminds me of an angry little gorilla in that it is small but - Read More

Additional Ken Christiansen Age of Extinction Concept Art, Will Be Appearing at Capitol City Comic Con in Austin, Tx

Additional Ken Christiansen  Age of Extinction Concept Art, Will Be Appearing at Capitol City Comic Con in Austin, Tx

Posted July 08th, 2014 at 6:59pm by LOST Cybertronian - 22,380 views

After our first round of Age of Extinction concept art from Ken Christiansen, he has posted additional art on his Facebook page featuring Grimlock and Lockdown. Ken will also be appearing at Capitol City Comic Con in Austin, Tx this coming weekend where you can pick his brain about initial design choices for Grimlock and Lockdown. You can see the announcement on his blog. - Read More

Emiliano Santalucia Megatron Character Model

Emiliano Santalucia Megatron Character Model

Posted July 08th, 2014 at 1:24pm by El Duque - 16,437 views

Concept designer and artist Emiliano Santalucia has updated his blog with his character model for Megatron for the Transformers brand bible. The design was referenced for both the The Ultimate Pop-Up Universe and The Covenant of Primus. Check out his design below, you can read a few of his words on the concept by visiting his blog. - Read More

Michael Bay Named Second Highest Grossing Director

Michael Bay Named Second Highest Grossing Director

Posted July 08th, 2014 at 6:22am by Autobot032 - 15,893 views

Age Of Extinction has dominated the box office and continues to do so, with it's current worldwide tally at $576,295,954. With numbers like this, it's no surprise that Bay has become a bankable director, but until now, we had no idea just how bankable. Courtesy of Nelson, over at MichaelBay.com, we now have confirmation that not only has the Transformers franchise helped Michael become the second highest grossing director, but his highest grossing film? Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen! - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art from Ken Christiansen

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art from Ken Christiansen

Posted July 03rd, 2014 at 10:42am by El Duque - 22,227 views

Our friend Ken Christiansen has updated his Facebook page with some of his concept design artwork for Transformers: Age of Extinction Grimlock. Take a look at the images mirrored - Read More

Transformers Voice Actor Gregg Berger voice of G1 Grimlock to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Transformers Voice Actor Gregg Berger voice of G1 Grimlock to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Posted July 01st, 2014 at 8:14am by mooncake623 - 14,810 views

Our friends at TFcon stopped by to share with us that Transformers Voice Actor Gregg Berger to attend TFcon Toronto 2014 will be attending TFcon in Toronto 2014. Transformers fans will recognize Gregg to be the voice of G1 Grimlock! Gregg is also the voice of Skyfire, Long Haul and Outback from G1. And he also returned to the character of Grimlock for the Fall of Cybertron video game. He will be available during the Q&A panels and will have autograph sessions at TFCon. - Read More

Alex Milne IDW Transformers Character Models: Highbrow, Holomatter Avatar Whirl

Alex Milne IDW Transformers Character Models: Highbrow, Holomatter Avatar Whirl

Posted June 29th, 2014 at 5:48am by Va'al - 22,592 views

IDW fan-favourite artist Alex Milne has recently tweeted a couple of sketches for characters in Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, including one who has yet to show up, and a punk-esque re-imagining of a previous one: check out below his concepts for Highbrow and Whirl's holomatter avatar! - Read More

Transformers: Rescue Bots Wrap Party Video

Transformers: Rescue Bots Wrap Party Video

Posted June 29th, 2014 at 5:16am by Va'al - 32,698 views

Thanks to a tip from resident Seibertron.com voice actor jON3.0, we get a look at the Transformers Rescue Bots Wrap Party! The video was uploaded by DC Douglas, the voice of Chase on the show, and features cast and crew from the season, including Cody, Blades, the Twins, and more - check it out embedded - Read More

Transformers Week at Sequart.org: Interview with James Roberts

Transformers Week at Sequart.org: Interview with James Roberts

Posted June 28th, 2014 at 2:18am by Va'al - 30,795 views

Currently up at Sequart.org, still in their Transformers week of criticism, reviews, readings and interviews, is the first part of a really quite in-depth conversation with True Believers Award nominee and IDW Transformers writer James Roberts - talking all things More Than Meets the Eye! Check out a very brief snippet below, and head here for the rest. DAVID WHITTAKER: Ok, so starting at the beginning how did the concept of More Than Meets The Eye come about? Had you had any plans for - Read More

Transformers Comic Book Artist Alex Milne to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Transformers Comic Book Artist Alex Milne to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Posted June 27th, 2014 at 10:27pm by El Duque - 22,601 views

Our friends at TFcon dropped by to let us know that fan favorite artist Alex Milne has been added as a special guest for the 2014 event in Toronto. See details below: TFcon is very pleased to welcome back Alex Milne to the TFcon Toronto guest list this year. Alex is the artist for IDW’s popular Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book. He will be attending both days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend - Read More

New York Magazine Learns the History Behind Stan Bush's 'The Touch'

New York Magazine Learns the History Behind Stan Bush's 'The Touch'

Posted June 27th, 2014 at 8:06pm by LOST Cybertronian - 25,888 views

Vulture.com, which is the entertainment destination from the team behind New York magazine, recently learned the history of Seibertron.com friend Stan Bush's Transformers hit 'The Touch'. Learn about the origins of the song inspired from the movie Iron Eagle and which movie Stan had in mind while writing. Check out some excerpts below or you can read the entire article here. Vulture.com wrote:Listening to it, one might think, With lyrics like "it's in the mighty hands of steel," this must be - Read More

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone - Further Information

IDW Transformers Drift: Empire of Stone - Further Information

Posted June 26th, 2014 at 4:11pm by Va'al - 18,942 views

Given the recent announcements, both at BotCon and in the Director's Cut of Transformers Spotlight: Drift of the new mini-series on the ex-Decepticon-turned-Autobot-with-Spectralist/scapegoat - we decided to collect all known news so far and keep a single thread (as for Transformers: Windblade) for the upcoming Empire of Stone, with Shane McCarthy and Guido Guidi back in the pilot's seat! Check out below a couple of snippets from the DC Drift and McCarthy's own blog! Shane McCarthy: The mini - Read More

View the rest of our exciting Transformers news here!

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #96 - Age of Extinction
Twincast / Podcast #96:
"Age of Extinction"
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Posted: Monday, July 7th, 2014