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Transformers Prime Arms Micron Capsule Toy Series Four
Posted by News Fetcher on December 04 '12 at 01:00 PM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
With Takara-Tomy continuing Transformers Prime's toyline in Japan with more releases planned for the Arms Micron series, it should come as no surprise they are planning a few new releases for the Arms Micron Capsule Toys. Or, more specifically, they are repainting every single toy released in that series to date in 2013! Due in March 2013 is a set of 12 Arms Microns, all redecos of the ones from the first three series this year. The Autobots all get translucent blue "Energon" detailing on these versions, while the Decepticons all receive solid purple "Dark Energon" versions. They are cool oddities, and will doubtless gel quite nicely if combined into the larger combo weapon forms.

This news comes to you by way of UK online store Kapow Toys - listing for the Autobot set here and Decepticon set here.

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IDW Limited Transformers Pre-Orders Are Now Live
Posted by News Fetcher on December 04 '12 at 10:45 AM
By DESTRO from TFW2005:
The IDW Limited Transformers sale is now live! We have new images of the Transformers Black Label edition posted up for your viewing pleasure.

IDW Limited is a new sub-series of comics by IDW, with three levels of increasingly limited edition high-end releases and including a selection of special features including special art prints. Here are the full details and Pre-sale starts at 10am.

IDW Limited Books

Red Label $125

• Limited to 275 copies, hand-numbered and signed
• Limited-edition, custom-designed slipcase
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Exclusive IDW Limited custom cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page with silver metallic ink
• Brand-new silver metallic ink endpages designed to mirror the style of
the slipcase and portfolio

Black Label $300

• Limited to 10 copies (for each artist participatin. 10/10/10)
• Hand-drawn illustration of a single Transformers character housed in a
hardcover portfolio case by Casey Coller/Alex Milne/Matere
• Characters drawn include: Shockwave, Megatron, Optimus, Hot Rod or Ratchet
• Limited-edition, custom-designed tray case
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Custom, exclusive to IDW Limited cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page
• Brand-new endpages designed to mirror the style of the tray case and
portfolio
• Black Foil stamp & satin book ribbon

Blue Label $400

• Limited to 10 copies
• Hand-drawn illustration of multiple Transformers by EJ Su
• Limited-edition, custom-designed tray case
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Custom, exclusive to IDW Limited cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page
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IDW Limited Transformers Pre-Sale Moved To 12-5-12
Posted by News Fetcher on December 04 '12 at 10:30 AM
By DESTRO from TFW2005:
The IDW Limited Transformers sale has been moved to tomorrow, but we have new images of the Transformers Black Label edition.

IDW Limited is a new sub-series of comics by IDW, with three levels of increasingly limited edition high-end releases and including a selection of special features including special art prints. Here are the full details and Pre-sale starts at 10am.

IDW Limited Books

Red Label $125

• Limited to 275 copies, hand-numbered and signed
• Limited-edition, custom-designed slipcase
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Exclusive IDW Limited custom cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page with silver metallic ink
• Brand-new silver metallic ink endpages designed to mirror the style of
the slipcase and portfolio

Black Label $300

• Limited to 10 copies (for each artist participatin. 10/10/10)
• Hand-drawn illustration of a single Transformers character housed in a
hardcover portfolio case by Casey Coller/Alex Milne/Matere
• Characters drawn include: Shockwave, Megatron, Optimus, Hot Rod or Ratchet
• Limited-edition, custom-designed tray case
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Custom, exclusive to IDW Limited cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page
• Brand-new endpages designed to mirror the style of the tray case and
portfolio
• Black Foil stamp & satin book ribbon

Blue Label $400

• Limited to 10 copies
• Hand-drawn illustration of multiple Transformers by EJ Su
• Limited-edition, custom-designed tray case
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Custom, exclusive to IDW Limited cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page
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Transformers Regeneration One #86 Preview
Posted by News Fetcher on December 04 '12 at 09:45 AM
By Shin Densetsu from TFW2005:
Enjoying Transformers Regeneration One by IDW? If so, more goodness awaits with a new preview for the next issue!

Transformers Regeneration One #86
DARK REIGN!

The fallout from the devastation on Earth ripples outwards, all the way to Nebulos, where GRIMLOCK faces his own darkest demons and a fateful choice that may cost him his very Spark. The dark reign of SCORPONOK begins here, and nothing will ever be the same again!

Read on to preview this issue!

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Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Optimus Prime Voyager and Cyberverse Official Images
Posted by News Fetcher on December 04 '12 at 07:30 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Our sponsors Big Bad Toy Store have shared more new images of the upcoming Transformers Prime Beast Hunters toys. Seen here for the very first time are official images of the Voyager Class Beast Optimus Prime and Cyberverse Commander Beast Hunters Optimus Prime. There are also new images of Cyberverse Commander Predaking, complete with robot mode pictures.

The Voyager Class Optimus Prime, notably, sports a much more armored look and has reverted to the Generation 1 flat-nosed truck look. He features at least one missile firing weapon, along with a clear green bladed sword which might be meant to represent the Star Saber. The Cyberverse Commander is a downsized version of this, still with a sword and a missile launcher. Predaking also features a missile launcher, which becomes his tail in beast mode.

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Transformers Generations Japan Skywarp and Blaster
Posted by News Fetcher on December 04 '12 at 03:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
TFSource has listed preorders for the next two releases in the Japanese Transformers Generations series. TG-17 will be a Japanese release of Blaster, the remolded Soundwave who is coming to the US as well as a part of Voyager Wave 3. TG-18 is a completely new entry into the series - Skywarp! Skywarp is confirmed as a redeco of the Fall of Cybertron Starscream, and so far is only confirmed for a Japanese release. They are due to be released in May 2013.

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E-Hobby Shattered Glass Blaster VS Soundwave Comic Cover and Art Preview
Posted by News Fetcher on December 04 '12 at 03:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
E-Hobby have updated their preorder page for the Shattered Glass Blaster VS Soundwave set with a preview of the exclusive comic being offered with the set. The comic cover features Blaster's head in profile with Soundwave in the foreground. The preview page of art shows the characters from the Botcon 2012 Invasion arc prominently, including Kick-Over and Metalhawk. Could the comic in this set be a direct continuation of the events of Invasion?

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IDW Limited Transformers Goes On Sale 12-4-12
Posted by News Fetcher on December 03 '12 at 07:30 PM
By DESTRO from TFW2005:
IDW Limited is a new sub-series of comics by IDW, with three levels of increasingly limited edition high-end releases and including a selection of special features including special art prints. Here are the full details and Pre-sale startsat 10am.

IDW Limited Books

Red Label specs:

• Limited to 275 copies, hand-numbered and signed
• Limited-edition, custom-designed slipcase
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Exclusive IDW Limited custom cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page with silver metallic ink
• Brand-new silver metallic ink endpages designed to mirror the style of
the slipcase and portfolio

Black Label

• Limited to 10 copies (for each artist participatin. 10/10/10)
• Hand-drawn illustration of a single Transformers character housed in a
hardcover portfolio case by Casey Coller/Alex Milne/Matere
• Characters drawn include: Shockwave, Megatron, Optimus, Hot Rod or Ratchet
• Limited-edition, custom-designed tray case
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Custom, exclusive to IDW Limited cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page
• Brand-new endpages designed to mirror the style of the tray case and
portfolio
• Black Foil stamp & satin book ribbon

Blue Label

• Limited to 10 copies
• Hand-drawn illustration of multiple Transformers by EJ Su
• Limited-edition, custom-designed tray case
• Mounted signature page signed by SIX Transformers creators including
Coller, Furman, Matere, McCarthy, Milne and Su
• Custom, exclusive to IDW Limited cover in silver metallic ink
• Vellum overlay of the title page
• Brand-new endpages designed to mirror the style of the tray case and
portfolio
• Blue Foil stamp & satin book ribbon

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BotCon 2013 Set Theme Revealed: Machine Wars!
Posted by News Fetcher on December 03 '12 at 10:00 AM
By Secretcode from TFW2005:
After a long wait, a copy of the Transformers Collector's Club Magazine has reached the hands of the fandom. Thanks to a thread over on The Allspark, it has been revealed that the theme of the BotCon 2013 set is...

Machine Wars!

As announced at BotCon 2012, this year's story takes place in the TFCC's Wings of Honor universe after the events of their Generation 2 stories. What toys could possibly be included in this set? For that matter where and when will BotCon 2013 be? Swing on by the ongoing thread and speculate away by clicking the discuss link below.

UPDATE: According to The Allspark user, Walky, the comic inside the magazine itself also gives a bit of a teaser on just who may be in the set.

Silhouettes of MW Soundwave, Megatron, and Starscream standing over a wrecked RTS Laser Prime and e-Hobby Galvatron II. These "Machine Wars" are a premonition of the future as seen by Sizzle.

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Transformers United Artfire New Images
Posted by News Fetcher on December 03 '12 at 05:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Million Hero has posted some new images of their Generations 2012 book mail-in Artfire. Artfire is a remolded version of Universe Inferno with the crane arm from Grapple, to allow him to attach his two Targermaster partners as a water cannon in vehicle mode. There's also a demonstration of how two combined Targetmasters make one really interesting gun for the robot mode.

Even more pictures are posted over here, which also gives the release date: 17 December 2012, due to arrive in (Japanese) fans hands around Boxing Day. The page also has a couple of very nice pictures comparing the new United Artfire and Stepper with their extremely sought after Generation 1 counterparts.

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SXS Toys Cold Weapons Fall of Cybertron Optimus Prime Sword and Shield Accessory Set
Posted by News Fetcher on December 03 '12 at 05:30 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Third party group SXS has unveiled their next project, a weapons set for Fall of Cybertron Optimus Prime to give him the sword and shield he uses during the final battle of the game. The weapons are available in two colors, a blue set and a red set. The blue is limited to 200 pieces and the red to 400 pieces. You can find both for preorder at our sponsors TFSource and Big Bad Toy Store. They are due out later this month.

SXS has also teased a possible third party Transformer in silhouette. Read on to check that out too.

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War Lord Beasticons Unlicensed Generation 1 Predaking
Posted by News Fetcher on December 03 '12 at 02:00 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Facebook group Meteor Operation has posted a couple of images showing a prototype of what they are calling "War Lord Beasticons", an unofficial and unlicensed Predaking (not the same as the Mastermind Creations one teased at TFcon in July). The picture shows a detailed robot form, featuring articulated fingers. There's no detail at this time of who is making this, or when they plan on releasing it. And as always, it is not officially licensed or endorsed by Hasbro.

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IGear MiniWarriors 05-08 Available for Preorder
Posted by News Fetcher on December 02 '12 at 04:15 PM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
Site sponsors Bigbadtoystore.com and TFsource have e-mailed us letting us know about new products available for preorder from Igear. Igear's line of MiniWarrior figures continues to grow, with new figures Cogz, Bushwacker, Duneraker and Veer. Those four figures are homages to Gears, Outback, Beachcomber and Swerve respectively.

You can lock in your preorders at BBTS HERE and at TFSource HERE!

Happy preordering!

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New Renderform Exclusives
Posted by News Fetcher on December 02 '12 at 04:15 PM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
3rd party group, Renderform is offering two new exclusive items. One of these is the RW-011S Stealth Banshee Blade. This repaint of the Banshee Blade is their first facebook exclusive. The blade is limited to only 35 sets, and will come with a cool collectors card printed on metallic silver paper, numbered out of 35. The blade features a metallic hilt, and a smoke translucent blade.

The other exclusive Renderform will be offering is the stealth scout kit. This two pack of upgrades for the Classics Bumblebee mold will be offered in black with two guns in a translucent smoke color. These sets are limited to only fifty pieces and are exclusive to Captured Prey.

Click on the title bar to check out some images and then head to TFW's 3rd Party Forum to discuss!

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TFW Fall of Cybertron Decepticon Data Disks Galleries
Posted by News Fetcher on December 02 '12 at 01:45 PM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
For our next gallery update, I wish to draw your attention to these galleries of Soundwave's minions from the Generations Fall of Cybertron line by SydneyY. Sold in two sets of two, Rumble & Ravage and Frenzy & Ratbat, these recreate for a new generation of fans the idea of buying two-packs of "minion" toys for Soundwave.

The four data disks - or "Diskrons" as SydneyY has named them - are all pretty much built around the central gimmick of Soundwave / Soundblaster where they deploy from the chest and spring open on impact. They are kind of addictive as far as gimmicks go (it is rather fun to watch them "pop out"), but the gimmick sacrifices poseability on them. Rumble and Frenzy each only get up-down rotational movement on their arms, while Ravage fares a bit better with rotational movement in all his legs as well as mid-leg joints. Ratbat has no articulation at all.

They are, basically, built for the gimmick, and it is a cool one which I personally find quite endearing. If you don't like gimmicks or like your toys poseable, you might want to wait for the Masterpiece cassettes next year. But if you like fun gimmckery and engineering, and like the idea of a Soundwave with minions that is not going to run you into the triple digits when all is said and done, this might be for you.

Check out the four galleries by opening the links below:

Generations Fall of Cybertron Rumble
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Transformers Prime First Edition Voyagers Released at US Retail
Posted by News Fetcher on December 02 '12 at 07:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Yes indeed folks! At long, long last the Transformers Prime First Edition Voyagers have been released at US retail. They've been out online for a little while now, but this second run of the mind-blowingly awesome First Editions is now beginning to turn up at retail. Voyager Class Optimus Prime and Bulkhead, two of the very best examples of the size class to have ever been designed, were spotted at a TRU in St Louis, MO by 2005 Boards member slackerforhire, who is most certainly not slacking in sharing the good news with us!

Happy hunting everyone! Far be it from this newsie to gush, but these are two of my favorite toys ever made. Hopefully with this second run now hitting retail many of you can get a shot at picking these up and seeing why for yourselves.

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Charticon News Roundup - Hal Rayle Announced as Guest!
Posted by News Fetcher on December 01 '12 at 04:00 PM
By Superquad7 from TFW2005:
Newly-organized Charticon makes another guest announcement - Hal Rayle! Transformers fans will know him from his voice work for Generation One as Shrapnel, Snarl, and the creator of the Chaos Bringer himself - Primacron! Mr. Rayle makes his convention debut at Charticon next August 9-11, 2013!

Also, the guys at Charticon give us a glimpse into an exclusive item for the convention - a souvenir pin! This pin is only available to those who preregister.

You can view the official announcements from the guys at Charticon after the jump. You can check out their Facebook page as well as their website for more information. The flyer for the convention is mirrored here as well.

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TFW Transformers Prime Nemesis Prime Gallery
Posted by News Fetcher on December 01 '12 at 06:15 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Today we are proud to share with you one of our latest Transformers Toy Galleries. Today's spotlight falls on Transformers Prime Arms Micron Nemesis Prime. Nemesis Prime is a false copy of Optimus Prime created by the human villains of Transformers Prime, MECH, and operated by their leader Silas. In the show, Nemesis Prime sported a darker and duller version of Optimus Prime's deco, but for Nemesis Prime the toy, black is the order of the day. Yes, Nemesis Prime is a full-on black repaint, with clear red plastic for the clear parts. He looks very striking in this deco. Out of the box the majority of the toy's stickers are optional ones to give the toy some teal detailing. It's a case where stickers work really well as it allows for a greater degree of customisation.

Nemesis Prime comes with the Arms Micron Giza, a swordfish who turns into a version of Optimus Prime's sword, and goes well with the Nemesis Prime design. It is fairly easy to assemble and features a nice selection of pegs to form larger combination weapons.

Overall, Nemesis Prime is not one for someone seeking show accuracy, but he is extremely fun, and has a nice striking deco. If you are a fan of black repaints, this is one for you.

Open the link below to check out the gallery by 2005 Boards photo staff member SydneyY!

Transformers Prime Arms Micron Nemesis Prime Gallery

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TFW Interviews Mark Bellomo (Transformers The Art of the Fall of Cybertron)
Posted by News Fetcher on December 01 '12 at 04:00 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
We have something special to share with you now, an interview with IDW Publishing's Mark Bellomo, author of Transformers The Art of the Fall of Cybertron, now available through Amazon. Find out about what went into the creation of this excellent book and some fun stories from the creation process in this interview. Check out the full interview attached to this story or by hitting the discuss button.

The staff of TFW2005 would like to thank Mark Bellomo for taking the time out of his schedule to talk to us and share this interview.

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Transformers Prime Dark Guard Optimus Prime In Hand
Posted by News Fetcher on December 01 '12 at 03:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
whkvictor of HK-TF has shared some in-hand images of the Transformers Prime Dark Guard Optimus Prime. As you may be aware this one is a Japanese store exclusive only available through the Yodobashi Camera chain of stores (and only some specific outlets at that). He uses the First Edition mold and as these in-hand pictures show, the mold looks rather sharp in black! Open the link above to check them out.

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