Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada

Transformers News: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 12:10AM CDT

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Most reveals at SDCC were for exclusives in the Transformers Siege line. While many preorders went live shortly after the announcement, that was for the US. There was no mention of any country aside from the US, which is typical. That is where we come in to find out where others can get their exclusives. And we have news for Canada right now.

Firstly, Ratchet can be preordered right now at EB Games stores. You have to leave a $5 deposit. The price is $29.99 and he is dated for a September 1st release in Canada (the US will have to wait untill the holiday season).

As for the online exclusives, like Refractor, Galactic Man Shockwave and Lancer, all three can be preordered from Ages Three and Up. For Canadians unaware, they are basically the Canadian version of the typical US collectable online retailers like BBTS and TFSource. But you don't have to worry about exchange rates or customs and shipping is cheaper.

While Amazon.ca does have pages for their exclusives (G2 Sideswipe pack and Skywarp pack), they are not currently available for preorder. Amazon.ca tends to be later than Amazon.com for exclusives.

The Walmart exclusives are not on the Walmart.ca site yet and it is currently unknown if Walmart Canada will be stocking them or not (Walmart does not have a great track record for stocking exclusives in Canada).

The Target exclusives are unaccounted for, but several in the past have shown up at Toysrus stores, which is a significant retailer that usually has exclusives in Canada. The fact that these exclusives are so spread out in the US is because they do not have a big toy giant, unlike Canada. So we can expect Toysrus Canada to have some of these exclusives.

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Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030829)
Posted by Stargrave on July 22nd, 2019 @ 12:26am CDT
Thanks to fellow Seibertronian Chuckdawg1999 we have a fresh review of War for Cybertron Seige Thundercracker!

What better way to down shift from the Seeker revealing madness that was this last week than to sit down and appreciate one of the original three. This is one of the nicest regular retail versions of Thundercracker to come around in quite a while, so if you're a fan of the dog owning, script writing, charming and witty bot in blue who found more beauty in humanity than any other bot in the IDW-verse, then you should enjoy this review.

Per Chuck:
"Thundercracker is a repaint with a new head of Starscream, that was repainted and released earlier this month as Red Wing. Other than the new head Thundercracker sports the same battle damage pattern as the other two released seekers but a classic blue paint scheme indicative of the G1 character. Since Thundercracker is a mainline release it's a tad easier to recommend it over Red Wing, who just became a Target Redcard exclusive."

And if you're hungry for even more then visit Soundwave 8084's review which has been up for a few weeks now. Both are great rundowns of this G1 original.

And as always after the peruse share your views with the Seibertron crew in the forums, and stay tuned to Seibertron for all the latest in Transformers news!
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030831)
Posted by Ultra Markus on July 22nd, 2019 @ 12:47am CDT
Tfsourçe needs to get off their ass and ship the damn seige figures that are supposed to be released in June and July
Everyone else seems to be getting them already
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030832)
Posted by ZeldaTheSwordsman on July 22nd, 2019 @ 12:50am CDT
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A comparison between G1 Red Alert's gun and SIEGE Red Alert's gun, showing that there are indeed corresponding details. Not as strong as with Prowl's gun but still.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030843)
Posted by Stargrave on July 22nd, 2019 @ 2:07am CDT
Little extra oomph for Smashdown:
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Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030845)
Posted by ZeldaTheSwordsman on July 22nd, 2019 @ 2:12am CDT
Optimus has a handle on this load of bull.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030847)
Posted by ZeroWolf on July 22nd, 2019 @ 2:36am CDT
Stargrave wrote:Little extra oomph for Smashdown:
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Hmm if you could put them on at another angle you could try to recreate his axe from Animated with the rocket boosters.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030855)
Posted by pcgc on July 22nd, 2019 @ 4:33am CDT
Hi guys!
I'm a portuguese Transformers G1 fan. I have some toys from childhood but I want to start a new one.
I'm looking forward for this WFC Siege collection, particularly the voyager class.
I have some doubts, and you guys might help.
1- Is the voyager class a good bet? Short and long term?
2- Should I wait for american limited editions (like walmart Optimus and Megatron) or these voyager "rusty painted" transformers are ok too?
3- Are the sizes compatible with deluxe and titan class? (just saw an Ultra Magnus Leader class and look a bit bigger than it should, near to Prime)
Thank you!! G1 for Life :BOT: :CON:
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030858)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on July 22nd, 2019 @ 4:46am CDT
william-james88 wrote:I escaped quite a bit of taxes with ages 3 and up, check out that sweet total:
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Just preordered mine before I saw your post and effectively, we only have to pay the TPS. No Quebec tax at all. So instead of paying 4.50$ in taxes, it was only 2$.
Too bad about the 10$ of shipping but eh...

Regrettably, all their regular TF are more expensive for reasons. Still a nice... Source... in finding 3P and such.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030860)
Posted by Hellscream9999 on July 22nd, 2019 @ 5:25am CDT
Ultra Markus wrote:Tfsourçe needs to get off their ass and ship the damn seige figures that are supposed to be released in June and July
Everyone else seems to be getting them already

heh, yeah, only ordered one thing from them, and noticed this, and haven't ordered from them since >:oP
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030862)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on July 22nd, 2019 @ 7:09am CDT
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Thew summarized the line best with this :lol:
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030877)
Posted by william-james88 on July 22nd, 2019 @ 8:35am CDT
Transformers Siege Ratchet was revealed officially at SDCC 2019 but only now are we getting the official images that were first shown in the Transformers panel. While he is essentially the same mold as Ironhide, with different sculpted details, the designers went an extra step with Ratchet and showed that he can have a third mode. This third mode is a repair station, to homage his G1 sled. His new weapon becomes a surgical tool and attaches itself onto this repair station where you can place a bot who is in dire need of help. Well either that or he is operating on himself, you choose. The images come from Autobase Aichi.

This figure will be coming to Walgreens in the US in the 2019 holiday season and as for Canada, EB games are currently taking in store preorders. This toy is already out in Hong Kong, exclusively at Toysrus.

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Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030881)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 22nd, 2019 @ 8:38am CDT
Robot Mode
Vehicle Mode
Naptime Mode
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030884)
Posted by Dr. Caelus on July 22nd, 2019 @ 8:55am CDT
Just for fun.

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Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030889)
Posted by Nathaniel Prime on July 22nd, 2019 @ 9:00am CDT
Haven't noticed that Ratchet had a different front end from Ironhide before.

As for med bay mode, I would probably just open up the back panels of van mode (the ones that reveal the additional ports) and plug in the weapons onto the arms.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030890)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 22nd, 2019 @ 9:06am CDT
Nathaniel Prime wrote:Haven't noticed that Ratchet had a different front end from Ironhide before.
Lots of other parts on Ratchet are different as well.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030892)
Posted by sol magnus on July 22nd, 2019 @ 9:09am CDT
Dr. Caelus wrote:Just for fun.

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The Refraktor is amazing, man. Just amazing.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030895)
Posted by joevill on July 22nd, 2019 @ 9:20am CDT
nice! too bad most are sold out by now. My bad for not acting fast.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030896)
Posted by o.supreme on July 22nd, 2019 @ 9:21am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:John Warden interview:


Among the things discussed...

* Siege has been so popular that Hasbro added a Wave 5 to the line....


Yes but the Generations lines from past years have been popular as well. I thought the issue was that stores weren't ordering later waves because they thought it was the *same product*, thus the need to label change every 12 months instead of 18...??


John Warden interview wrote:* The launch gantry is indeed compatible with the likes of Omega Supreme, Fortress Maximus, and Titans Return Soundwave.


Nice, looks like I'll be getting my first new leader figure in two years. ;)^ , and the Cybertron City Project Grows.
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030898)
Posted by Stargrave on July 22nd, 2019 @ 9:49am CDT
william-james88 wrote:Transformers Siege Ratchet was revealed officially at SDCC 2019 but only now are we getting the official images that were first shown in the Transformers panel. While he is essentially the same mold as Ironhide, with different sculpted details, the designers went an extra step with Ratchet and showed that he can have a third mode. This third mode is a repair station, to homage his G1 sled. His new weapon becomes a surgical tool and attaches itself onto this repair station where you can place a bot who is in dire need of help. Well either that or he is operating on himself, you choose. The images come from Autobase Aichi.

This figure will be coming to Walgreens in the US in the 2019 holiday season and as for Canada, EB games are currently taking in store preorders. This toy is already out in Hong Kong, exclusively at


So stoked for this release thanks William!!
Re: Where to get the Exclusives Revealed at SDCC if you are in Canada (2030908)
Posted by Stargrave on July 22nd, 2019 @ 10:54am CDT
I finally get my Refraktor from Amazon. Totally stoked, I just need one right, just to get that G1 fix.

I tell my wife all about it and the camera mode and everything. It's when she says stuff like "Sooo, you realize you have to get two more of them now..." that I just want to remarry her all over again.

She's such an adorable enabler. :lol: :oops: :lol:

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