By Joe Moore from TFW2005
If you still need a Transformer for your son, daughter, niece, nephew or even for yourself, there's still time to get that figure you missed out on. Toys "R" Us
has a listing of Hot Toy Deals on eBay
, and there's a bunch of great Transformers items you can grab. If you order by today, and choose 1-Day Shipping, they will guarantee delivery before Christmas! They have a lot of cool items. Below are some of the Transformers found on their deals page.
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By ORIO from TFW2005
D-Drive has stopped by to share with us the Diamond Comics Shipping list for January 2nd, 2013. On tap for the beginning of next year is:
TRANSFORMERS PRIME RAGE O/T DINOBOTS #2 (OF 4)
(also shipping 1-in-10 and 1-in-25 variants)
(W) Mike Johnson, Mairghread Scott (A) Agustin Padilla (CA) Ken Christiansen
CYBERTRON FALLING! As their world collapses around them, the DINOBOTS battle SHOCKWAVE's forces to protect the fleeing Cybertronians! SWOOP's life hangs in the balance-his teammates fight to save him, but will he succumb to evil? The answer may not be what you expect!
TRANSFORMERS PRIME TP VOL 02
The action from Hasbro's new HUB show Transformers: Prime comes to life on the printed page in this collection of screengrabs from the actual animated cartoon!
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING TP VOL 02
(W) John Barber (A) Livio Ramondelli & Various (CA) Andrew Griffith
OPTIMUS PRIME has given up his title and is now Orion Pax, and he is on the trail of the deadliest DECEPTICON of all...SHOCKWAVE. The Decepticon Justice Division gets a turn as well, hunting those who disobeyed MEGATRON. And the DINOBOTS are back, headed by Ironhide into the Cybertronian wilderness searching for lost AUTOBOTS...but what they find might be the greatest danger of all!Read Replies (0)
By ORIO from TFW2005
Mech iDeas has revealed new official images of their Longblast Upgrade kit via their Facebook page
. This kit will upgrade your Reveal the Shield Jazz
figure into a Shockwave homage and includes; a mono-eyed head, weapon hand, decal sheet, a gun G1 Megatron gun and a mini G1 Shockwave gun. This is a great kit if you're a fan of Alternators Shockblast
, 2012 Botcon Longarm
or (if you're a fan of IDW's More Than Meets the Eye) if you desire to punish your figures through the ancient Cybertron act of empurata. Also shown in these pictures are photos of the miniature G1 guns being held by various figures including voyager Classics Prime and Mech iDeas upcoming Demoltion Crue figures.
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By Secretcode from TFW2005
Takara Tomy has recently updated their website with new updates regarding official products.
Just in time for the line's launch later this month, the website for Takara Tomy's take on Generations
has launched, featuring product pages for the soon to be released Cybertronian Optimus Prime
and Cybertronian Jazz
A new Cybertron Satellite campaign
has been announced as well for the end of December involving a special diecast Matrix Keychain to be handed out to customers who buy 3000 Yen or more worth of Transformers products at participating retailers in Japan.
TakaraTomy's website has also been updated with coverage of previous Super GT Events,
as well as a brief history page
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By Shin Densetsu from TFW2005
Ready for the next entry in IDW's Transformers Meets The Eye
series? A new issue is due out tomorrow and we've got a preview!Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #12
AUTOBOTS VERSUS DECEPTICONS!
The crew of the Lost Light confronts a band of rogue DECEPTICONS-with terrible consequences. As an AUTOBOT slips closer to death, a single decision sets in motion a chain of events that might just spell the end for RODIMUS and his band of travelers.
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By Sol Fury from TFW2005
Following on from his post yesterday about the leaked Transformers 4 script, Michael Bay posted a follow-up to the effect that he thinks the leaked script is a Hasbro treatment for an unrelated Transformers story - and in the process he apparently confirmed there would not be a movie adaptation comic for Transformers 4 "because we want to keep our story under wraps".
The full quote taken from Michael Bay's site
is below:P.S. I bet it is something from Hasbro. This time they are not doing a comic book of the movie because we want to keep our story under wraps. It must be their version of a comic themed Transformers story they are creating.
This might be a good thing, considering how many of us were spoiled on Dark of the Moon by Amazon posting major, major plot events from the movie adaptation comic online weeks before the movie's release. Hopefully there will be a few more surprises in store for Mr Bay and crew to surprise us with this time out.Read Replies (0)
By Sol Fury from TFW2005
oscarfung of HK-TF has shared some very cool first looks with the fandom - our first proper in-hand look at the Kre-O Micro Changers Combiners Devastator
. Each set comes with four Kreons who can transform between robot and alternate forms by rearranging their parts, or can be disassembled to form the larger combiner robot.
Of note in these pictures we also have a nice look at the four Kreons in the sets alongside the fifth member of the group, who is available separately in the Micro Changers blind-bag assortment Wave 1. The fifth member cannot combine with the other four by default, but where there's a creative fan, there's sure to be a way.Read Replies (0)
By NIBMRatchet from TFW2005
Take this with a grain of salt. Entertainment news site Unleash The Fan Boy is claiming that they have obtained a copy of the Transformers 4 Script.
We can’t prove the credibility of the news but it’s worth checking out if you are curious about Transformers 4 (and love to get spoiled).
Recently, Michael Bay’s Ninja Turtles script was also leaked and the Director himself confirmed it is legit but that script was abandoned long ago. Plot leaks happened for all three previous Transformers movies... it wouldn't be a surprise if it happens for the 4th movie as well.
Good thing about this news is that we’ll probably hear a response from the director after awhile.
If you wish to read a summary of the supposedly leaked script, you can visit Unleash The Fan Boy
Update - Director Michael Bay has updated
his official website with the following message:"Some Internet sites this morning reported that some document recovery guy has found a legitimate 120 page script of Transformers 4. I can absolutely 100 percent say this is completely false. The only two people in the world that have our unfinished script are Kruger and myself. Also we are only up to page 70 in our T4 script. Maybe this guy has a cartoon or something else – but definitely not our movie!"
There you have it folks. We may not have gotten a script, but at the end of the day received an update from the Director regarding the progress of Transformers 4.Read Replies (0)
By Sol Fury from TFW2005
One more Transformers Fall of Cybertron toy gallery for you! This time we're spotlighting the Decepticon Communicator, Soundwave
. There's not a lot to be said about Soundwave that has not already been said about Soundblaster, who is also out in the same assortment. He's a big, chunky toy - refreshingly reversing the trend of making the toys smaller / lighter, Soundwave feels a whole lot more solid than a few of the Prime Voyagers have done. Soundwave's built around his "deploy minions" gimmick, which is fun to do and works decently well.
What will ultimately be the make-or-break for many is that Soundwave is a built out of scale with the other War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron characters released so far - he needs to be for the Data Disk gimmick - although he is a very good size next to Classics Megatron, so there's always the possibility of having this be your Classics Soundwave. If you're a one deco only guy, you might well want to go for Soundblaster instead so you've got two different characters in your collection.
However you do it, I strongly recommend picking up one of the two, because he is a very good and solid toy, one of the best and most fun Voyagers to come along this year. Solidly recommended.
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