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The second series of BotBots have begun to hit stores in the past few weeks, and while BotBots fans are rejoicing, a mystery has been floating around. Back in January it was revealed there would be a "Series 1.5" consisting of two tribes, the "Bakery Bytes" and the "Lawn League". However, since then there has been no word on these figures.

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The Walmart exclusive "Vintage G1" line of G1 reissues have been a hit with many fans and it looks like Hasbro intends to keep the line going at least into 2020. Earlier this morning the Official Transformers Facebook Page posted a new poll for fans to vote on which figure should be a reissue in 2020. The choices are Blaster (no indication of any cassettes being included) or Skywarp. Check out the poll embedded below and get your vote in!

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Starting in February 2018, Hero X (formerly Million Dollar Publishing) began to release a series of reprints of the Generation One comic books by Marvel Comics as "Transformers Classics". Yesterday they announced Volume 4 of this series will be released on May 31st.

In addition they have revealed the awesome cover by artist @kazumasa_yskn featuring images from the issues inside including the (re)birth of the "1985" Autobots such as Tracks and Smokescreen on Earth along with the infamous Robot Master!

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Ironhide is a rough and tough Autobot who has a gentle soul deep inside his Spark. Some Autobots dismiss him because of his age, but those who know better realize he is one of the best at bustin' Deceptichops! Check out my review and gallery of "Siege" Ironhide.

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Don’t miss the live stream this Thursday as there will be some sneak peeks!

Survival Instinct

Take part in this weekend's event to win:

- Up to 3,000 Prime Core Shards
- Up to 3,000 Premium Shards
- Up to 30,000 Spark
- And Bonus XP per Battle

Each Prime Core will greatly enhance your bots by giving them unique Prime abilities!

Event type: Individual Totaliser
Start Date: 17/05/19 10:00 UTC
End Date: 20/05/19 10:00 UTC
Prestige Allowed: 30
Bonus Experience: Triple XP

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After yesterday's awesome flurry of official photos featuring "Masterpiece" MP-46 Blackarachnia, U.S. retailers have surprised fans by putting up preorders overnight! Once upon a time, fans would have to wait for Japanese retailers or importers to list "Masterpiece" figures, but for a while now "Masterpiece" figures have become something of a joint effort between Hasbro and Takara Tomy, seeing release not only in Japan (and parts of Asia) but other countries as well!

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In "Cyberverse", Starscream is Air Commander but Slipstream is the Decepticon leading the Seekers in day to day operations against the Autobots! Check out my review and gallery of Ultra Class Slipstream.

After an unofficial reveal earlier today, Takara Tomy Mall has posted its official listing for "Masterpiece" Blackarachnia with higher quality images! The listing also includes the official product description (via Google Translate):

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About a week ago fans were treated to photos of "Masterpiece" Blackarachnia's beast mode from the 58th Shizuoka Hobby Show in Japan. Now thanks to Digitamin we have more photos to look at! These appear to be the official Takara Tomy product shots, but since they are not from an official source of course take these with a grain of salt. (Read more...)

Young, fast, brave and quick to action, Hot Rod is an Autobot who is not afraid to challenge friends to a race or jump into a combat situation when called upon. This morning I bring you my review and gallery of 1-Step Changer Hot Rod from "Cyberverse"!

Transformers has been part of pop culture for over 30 years now and that integration has led to the robots in disguise popping up in some fun (and sometimes unexpected) places. The latest is an Air Force jet fighter! Recent posts on The Air Force Central Command Photo Gallery show an F-15C fighter jet with the Decepticon logo and the name "Starcream" on the sides near the cockpit of a real life jet. (Read more...)

One of the early 2019 releases for "Siege" was a Voyager Class version of Soundwave. For those who want one bigger than a Deluxe but smaller than a Deluxe, this is your 'bot (or 'con)! Today I bring you my review and gallery of "Siege" Soundwave.

Laserbeak and Ravage are two of Soundwave's loyal followers. Each is fast and savage in battle, and when Soundwave needs protection in battle the can form Sonic Surge Drone Armor! Check out my review and gallery of the "Siege" Soundwave Spy Patrol.


With over 80 years of comic book history, Marvel has become a cornerstone of fan collections around the world. With the Marvel Legends Series, fan favorite Marvel Comic Universe and Marvel Cinematic Universe characters are designed with premium detail and articulation for top-of-the-line poseable and displayable collectibles. $24.99

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Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!
A brand new saga begins! And sneak preview of the next bots!

Connection Lost

Take part in this weekend's event to win:

- A Bronze Power Core Chip
- A Silver Power Core Chip
- A Gold Power Core Chip
- And other prizes!

Want MORE?
Go for the extra mile and unlock Final Spark Crystals for all your Alliance members, each one containing up to 100,000 Spark!

Event type: Alliance Totaliser
Start Date: 10/05/19 10:00 UTC
End Date: 13/05/19 10:00 UTC
Prestige Allowed: None (1)
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The folks over at Dengeki Hobby attended the 58th Shizuoka Hobby Show currently being held in Shizuoka City in Japan. Takara Tomy had a strong showing this year with brands like Diaclone, Transformers and Zoid toys all on display. One of the items featured was a fully painted model of the upcoming Masterpiece MP-46 Blackarachnia action figure! (Read more...)

In "Power of the Primes" fans had the chance to add a new version of the Duocon Battletrap to their collections. Now as part of "Siege" the other Duocon is back in an updated version of Skytread! Check out my review and gallery of this G1 Flywheels update.

When battling it out with the Decepticons, Optimus Prime can transform quickly from vehicle mode to robot mode before deploying his Energon Axe Attack! This afternoon's review brings you a look at One Step Changer Optimus Prime from "Cyberverse".

When you need a solid emergency rescue team, you can call upon Red Heat and Stakeout: the Autobot Rescue Patrol! When things get too hot on the battlefield, this duo can also transform into weaponry to help in combat operations. Check out my review and gallery of the Micromaster Rescue Patrol from "Siege"!


The iconic Marvel villain Venom helps Sentinel launch their new Sofbinal line of high-end soft vinyl figures. Spider-Man's number-one foe features a high level of detailed sculpting, like the texture of his skin and his tongue, and his eerie eyes! He even comes with an extra interchangeable head of Eddie Brock being overwhelmed by the Venom symbiote! $209.99

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