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Movie Writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, Revenge of the Fallen, Prime) Splitting as Creative Team

Movie Writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, Revenge of the Fallen, Prime) Splitting as Creative Team

Posted April 24th, 2014 at 11:19am by Va'al - 454 views

NEW! On a not strictly entirely related Transformers movies note, at least not in the foreseeable future, two of the biggest names in the film and TV industry, from production, writing, creation and even directing are undergoing a big shift. Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, the men behind the scripts for Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, producers of Transformers: Prime and long-time collaborators with the likes of J.J. Abrams (from Alias, to Fringe to the new Star Trek features) - Read More

IDW Publishing Live Transformers Panel - Video Available and Summary

IDW Publishing Live Transformers Panel - Video Available and Summary

Posted April 22nd, 2014 at 6:38pm by Va'al - 6,752 views

Earlier today, at 2 pm San Diego time, IDW Publishing rounded up current Transformers writers John Barber (Robots in Disguise), Mairghread Scott (Windblade) and James Roberts (More Than Meets the Eye) for their Dawn of the Autobots live discussion panel, chaired by IDW Marketing and PR Manager Rosalind Morehead and Coordinator Kahlil Schweitzer. The full hour discussion can be seen in the YouTube video embedded below, but some of the highlights are listed after that! - All speakers - Read More

BotCon 2014 Guest Announcement - IDW Transformers Writers John Barber and Mairghread Scott

BotCon 2014 Guest Announcement - IDW Transformers Writers John Barber and Mairghread Scott

Posted April 22nd, 2014 at 5:42pm by Va'al - 5,855 views

While the official BotCon website has yet to make an announcement, the IDW Publishing Dawn of the Autobots Live Panel (which you can watch here) has confirmed the presence of both Transformers comics writers John Barber (Robots in Disguise) and Mairghread Scott (Windblade) at the event! They go to join the already announced James Roberts and a host of other big names from the franchise, all of which can be found on the Guests page of the BotCon - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy Interlocking Cover Revealed by Livio Ramondelli

IDW Transformers: Primacy Interlocking Cover Revealed by Livio Ramondelli

Posted April 21st, 2014 at 3:46am by Va'al - 7,495 views

Courtesy of IDW Transformers artist Livio Ramondelli, via Seibertron.com user leokearon, we take a look at the interlocking cover for the newly announced third installment of the prequel series, after Autocracy and Monstrosity: Primacy! The artwork features all the main players, from Optimus Prime and Megatron, to Shockwave, Grimlock, Metroplex, Trypticon, Starscream, Ironhide, Soundwave and Bumblebee. Check it out below, and head to Livio's deviantArt page for more. Revealed at Wondercon - Read More

TFcon 2014 Guest Update: IDW Transformers Artist Andrew Griffith

TFcon 2014 Guest Update: IDW Transformers Artist Andrew Griffith

Posted April 21st, 2014 at 3:40am by Va'al - 6,558 views

We've received news from the people over at TFCon that IDW Transformers artist, well known for his work on Robots in Disguise, Dark Cybertron and even the movieverse comics, Andrew Griffith will be attending the Toronto event! Transformers: Robots in Disguise ongoing series comics book artist Andrew Griffith will join us once again at TFcon Toronto 2014. He will be available all weekend for commissions, prints and signings in the TFcon Toronto artist - Read More

Steve Jablonsky Releases 'Truck' Piece from Transformers: Age of Extinction Score

Steve Jablonsky Releases 'Truck' Piece  from Transformers: Age of Extinction Score

Posted April 20th, 2014 at 7:25am by Va'al - 16,737 views

Fellow Seibertron.com user 5150 Cruiser has spotted a new video upload on the official Steve Jablonsky YouTube channel. The clip, while not showing any images other than the Decepticon logo from Transformers: Age of Extinction, plays around three minutes of music, from a track apparently titled 'Truck'. This is quite probably part of the new movie's score, given the similarities with previous tracks, and can be heard in the embedded video - Read More

IDW Publishing Panel at WonderCon - Summary: Dawn of the Autobots, Primacy, Fall of G.I. Joe

IDW Publishing Panel at WonderCon - Summary: Dawn of the Autobots, Primacy, Fall of G.I. Joe

Posted April 19th, 2014 at 11:53am by Va'al - 9,476 views

Thanks to Seibertron.com staff member Supreme Convoy, we get a look at what was said during the 'IDW Publishing and Hasbro: Transformers, G.I. Joe and More!' panel event over at WonderCon, on Friday evening! Below is a summary of the main points made by the various speakers: John Barber moderated the panel, which consisted of editor Carlos Guzman, and writers Mairghread Scott, Tony Fleecs, and Flint Dille. They touched upon Dawn of the Autobots, the new Decepticon leadership, G.I. Joe specials - Read More

IDW Publishing Live Transformers Panel - Barber, Roberts and Scott Answer Your Questions!

IDW Publishing Live Transformers Panel - Barber, Roberts and Scott Answer Your Questions!

Posted April 18th, 2014 at 8:37am by Va'al - 13,579 views

The amazing people over at IDW Publishing have set up a live streaming of a discussion panel taking place next Tuesday April 22nd, during which Transformers comics writers John Barber (Robots in Disguise), James Roberts (More than Meets the Eye) and Mairghread Scott (Windblade) will be answering questions sent by us, the readers and fans! To get your question into the discussion, either comment on the IDW Facebook thread, tweet using the #TFDawn hashtag, or leave a comment below, and we'll make - Read More

Andrew Wildman Auctions 30 Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Special Variant Covers with Sketch

Andrew Wildman Auctions 30 Transformers: Regeneration One #100 Special Variant Covers with Sketch

Posted April 18th, 2014 at 6:09am by Va'al - 9,730 views

Once again, long-standing Transformers artist Andrew Wildman celebrates the end of ReGeneration One and the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers with his own spin. Starting Monday 21st April, he will be auctioning 30 issues of the convention variant cover for issue #100 of IDW Transformers: ReGeneration One, especially to reach non-UK fans or those who cannot attend conventions as easily, and each copy will come with a sketch of one of six characters! Check out below, or head to his blog, for - Read More

Transformers: 30th Anniversary 'Tunnel of Time' Exhibition in Brazil

Transformers: 30th Anniversary 'Tunnel of Time' Exhibition in Brazil

Posted April 18th, 2014 at 5:56am by Va'al - 21,733 views

Our Brazilian friends over at Transformers: Dioramas bring us more Transformers news, and this time, it's a 30th Anniversary special franchise spanning exhibition in São Paulo. The news comes to us via IDW artist Marcelo Matere's Facebook page, who has prepared a special celebratory poster for the event, featuring Optimus Prime in both G1 and current movieverse styles (mirrored below). The free, officially endorsed by Hasbro Brazil exhibition will run from 17th April to 4th May, featuring a - Read More

Linkin Park Not Collaborating with Steve Aoki for Transformers: Age of Extinction, May Still Feature

Linkin Park Not Collaborating with Steve Aoki for Transformers: Age of Extinction, May Still Feature

Posted April 18th, 2014 at 5:45am by Va'al - 12,099 views

Quite a while back we reported on Chester Bennington of Linkin Park claiming that it 'made total sense' for the band to be working on Transformers: Age of Extinction, seeing their past relationship with the previous films. In a recent episode of Tweet Out, on Geek Nation, however, band member and director Joe Hahn was asked whether Linkin Park will be working with Steve Aoki on the movie, and gave an ambiguously negative response. Does this mean they won't be returning? Will Imagine Dragons - Read More

Transformers: Regeneration One #100 - A Few More Words from Andrew Wildman

Transformers: Regeneration One #100 - A Few More Words from Andrew Wildman

Posted April 16th, 2014 at 5:19am by Va'al - 10,361 views

We mentioned a while back that Andrew Wildman, who had already posted part of his thoughts on the end of IDW Publishing's Transformers: ReGeneration One, would go back to them, and expand. Now, on his blog, he has done just that! Check out the unedited version of the afterword present in the book itself, in the way in which Wildman first wrote it below, and head to his blog for even more amazing work. Some of you may have heard the Transmissions Podcast where - among many other things - they - Read More

Mark Hamill and Peter Cullen Guest Starring in Transformers: Rescue Bots - 'What Lies Below' Clip

Mark Hamill and Peter Cullen Guest Starring in Transformers: Rescue Bots - 'What Lies Below' Clip

Posted April 15th, 2014 at 5:04pm by Va'al - 13,292 views

We reported a long while back that legendary actor and voice actor Mark Hamill would be starring as a guest voice on Transformers: Rescue Bots. Now, thanks to website Monsters and Critics not only do we have confirmation tha Hamill will be indeed playing the role of Uncle Woodrow Burns, we also know that Peter Cullen will be appearing as Optimus Prime in the same episode! Check out the description for episode 10 of season 2, 'What Lies Below', and a clip showing off Optimus' trailer - Read More

Detailed And Articulated WFC Optimus Papercraft Figure

Detailed And Articulated WFC Optimus Papercraft Figure

Posted April 15th, 2014 at 3:03pm by Autobot032 - 11,948 views

Papercraft is a form of art in which beautiful and sometimes complex models are constructed out of nothing but some paper and tape (or glue). While the beginning may just seem like a bunch of pieces of cut paper, the end result however, can be breathtaking. Papercraft can come from official sources, such as Takara Tomy, when they made a set of couches for their Arms Micron figures to sit on, which can be seen here. Or Takara Tomy's Energon cube insert for Masterpiece Soundwave, which can be - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction - Michael Bay Gives Further Details on Lockdown

Transformers: Age  of Extinction - Michael Bay Gives Further Details on Lockdown

Posted April 12th, 2014 at 4:08am by Va'al - 26,793 views

As we've seen yesterday, Entertainment Weekly has had a chat with Michael Bay, getting some interesting information about the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction movie being the first of a new trilogy (not a reboot - a new installment of three films). What we didn't mention is the fact that Bay also talked more about the still relatively enigmatic character of Lockdown and his ship. Read on below for the details, or head here for the full article! It’s actually a Transformer who is - Read More

New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film

New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film

Posted April 11th, 2014 at 5:59am by Autobot032 - 20,621 views

Director Michael Bay, star Mark Wahlberg and co-star Jack Raynor took a moment to speak with Entertainment Weekly to discuss the film itself, what's new, what's changed/changing, and the article included a new image of Grimlock in action in the film. This information was brought to us courtesy of the Transformers Live Action Movie Blog, and you can read the full article here: http://transformerslive.blogspot.com.tr ... .html#more We've included some snippets below: Bay: "It's kind of - Read More

AoE Reshoots In LA Confirmed, Wahlberg And Optimus Involved

AoE Reshoots In LA Confirmed, Wahlberg And Optimus Involved

Posted April 11th, 2014 at 5:48am by Autobot032 - 16,422 views

Last week, we reported on a rumor that there were reshoots scheduled in LA, for AoE. Today, we have confirmation: The reshoots are indeed happening and involve Mark Wahlberg and Optimus Prime. (vehicle mode, of course) We've included a snippet of the article posted on the blog: JustJared has posted a few images that show Mark Wahlberg and the Optimus Prime truck filming in Los Angeles on April 9. The use of the modern truck combined with Wahlberg's intact clothes and no wounds - Read More

BotCon 2014 - Marty Isenberg Revealed as Transformers: Timelines Author

BotCon 2014 - Marty Isenberg Revealed as Transformers: Timelines Author

Posted April 10th, 2014 at 1:33pm by Va'al - 11,351 views

Fellow Seibertron.com user Sabrblade has been following the BotCon 2014 updates via their own official Twitter account - and they have just announced this year's author behind the convention exclusive Transformers: Timelines story: Marty Isenberg, of various Transformers TV series credit, from Beast Machines and Animated to Prime and Rescue Bots! Breaking News... @The_TF_Club magazine Issue 56 announces Marty Isenberg is behind this years TRANSFORMERS: TIMELINES BotCon story.— - Read More

Mairghread Scott & Sarah Stone Talk IDW’s Transformers: Windblade

Mairghread Scott & Sarah Stone Talk IDW’s Transformers: Windblade

Posted April 10th, 2014 at 4:18am by Va'al - 15,591 views

Next week, IDW Publishing's Transformers comics will start its new mini-series on the fan-steered character Windblade, for whom we've seen a couple of interviews already - including our exclusive Sarah Stone one. Comics news site ComicsAlliance was also able to interview the two creators and we've reported some snippets below - read on! ComicsAlliance: Tell me about Windblade. What sort of story are you and Sarah telling? Mairghread Scott: Transformers: Windblade is a four-issue - Read More

Sue Blu to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Sue Blu to attend TFcon Toronto 2014

Posted April 09th, 2014 at 3:28pm by El Duque - 20,606 views

Our friends at TFcon dropped by to let us know that Sue Blu has been confirmed as a special guest for this year's event in Toronto. See details below: We are very happy to welcome voice actor and director Susan Blu to TFcon Toronto 2014 for our 30th anniversary of Transformers celebration. Sue is known to fans as the voice of Arcee in Transformers the Movie and Seasons 3 and 4 of The Transformers (Generation 1), and reprised the role in Transformers Animated). Additionally she was the - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #91 - History Lesson
Twincast / Podcast #91:
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Posted: Monday, April 21st, 2014