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12/5/13: Toy News: "Year of the Dragon" Optimus Prime Amazon Lightning Deal!
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12/5/13: Toy Review: Generations Autobot Whirl
12/5/13: Sponsor News BBTS - Hot Toys, Marvel Legends, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Capt. America, Transformers, Kotobukiya, Play Arts Kai, Star Wars
ARH STUDIOS - NEW STATUES
More cool new statues from ARH include: Snake and Slave Girl Diorama that is a companion piece to the 21.5" Conan: The Sacrifice Statue. Also see Minotaurus and Ares: The God of War plus a variety of previous releases:
MARVEL LEGENDS AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 WAVE 01
This wave begins the Goblin Build-A-Figure releases, and may or may not contain all of the parts necessary to assemble him. The Case includes two each of Amazing Spider-Man and Superior Spider-Man, and one each of Black Cat, Beetle, Carnage and Electro; this Case is listed at $159.99, with the Set (one each of all six figures) listed at $139.99. We also have singles available of Amazing Spider-Man and Superior Spider-Man, priced at $14.99 each.
IGEAR PP05D DEFENSE SPECIALIST
This redeco of the Medical Specialist comes with three alternate heads to be displayed as you like. It is listed at $99.99.
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12/4/13: Toy Review: Generations Impactor
When the Autobots have difficult jobs that need a special team they call upon Impactor and his Wreckers. Impactor leads his team into places other Autobots won't go and they do the jobs that others seemingly can't do. When the going gets rough he combines with the other Wreckers to form the powerful Ruination! Today's review brings you a look at Impactor0 comments)
12/1/13: Actor News: "Transformers Prime" actress to star in new FOX SERIES "Enlisted"
Actress Tania Gunadi is best known to "Transformers" fans as the plucky Miko Nakadai from "Transformers Prime". With that series over, she has moved on to a live action role as "Private Park" in the upcoming FOX comedy show "Enlisted". Check out the trailer below. Stop by her Twitter account and send her congrats!
12/1/13: Toy Review: Generations Twintwist
Violent, chaotic and often fueled by a bottomless pit of rage, you would think that Twintwist would have joined the Decepticons but for some unknown reason he aligned with the Autobots in the Cybertronian Wars. With missions that often put them up against overwhelming odds, The Wreckers were the perfect team for Twintwist to join! Check out my review of Generations Twintwist. (0 comments)
12/1/13: Movie News: No "goofiness" in "Age of Extinction"
One of the most common criticisms of the live action "Transformers" film has been some of its attempts at humor that sometimes seem out of place with the rest of the films. Director and producer Michael bay acknowledges this and promises "Age of Extinction" will be different in an interview with Yahoo!. Bay was quoted as saying:
“This is a much more cinematic one. I focused on keeping this one slick."
11/30/13: Toy Review: Generations Topspin
Whether it's conquering a mountain, a new star system or a Decepticon foe he gets his fill of excitement but is always looking for his next adventure. When he is with his fellow Wreckers, he is part of an unstoppable force! Check out my review of Generations Topspin. (0 comments)
11/29/13: Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, Transformers, DC Play Arts Kai, Diablo III, Aliens, Star Wars Black, Marvel, DBZ & More!
GIGANTIC ACTION: SCORPONOK
This version of Scorponok stands even taller than the recent Fortress Maximus reissue. He comes with a movable visor, a shield and a large cannon, and is listed at $549.99. Note that it appears this figure does not transform.
11/29/13: Discount Alert! Amazon offering 30% off (up to $10) on a book order!
Amazon.com is offering a discount of up to 30% off a book (up to $10) until December 1st! Among the books you may consider are those listed below. Please use these links to help support BWTF if you order! Use code BOOKDEAL at check out for the discount.
11/29/13: Comic Book Review: "ReGeneration One" Issue #95
It's all out war! Bludgeon's forces have invaded Cybertron and the Autobots are near helpless against his Drone creations. Meanwhile the Wreckers undertake a daring endeavor to destroy the source of Bludgeon's power once and for all! Check out my review of "ReGeneration One #95)! (0 comments)
11/27/13: Sponsor News: BBTS -6" Star Wars Black, TF Voyager, Black Friday Sale, Imports, Walking Dead & More
2014 STAR WARS BLACK 6" FIGURE SERIES 01 - CASE, SINGLES
The new Assortment includes Episode V Bespin Luke, an Episode IV Stormtrooper, Episode III Obi-Wan Kenobi and Episode IV Han Solo. They are available as a Case of 4 at $79.99, or singly at $19.99 - $29.99 each.
TRANSFORMERS 2014 GENERATIONS VOYAGER SERIES 02 - CASE, SINGLE
Hasbro's new wave of Voyagers includes two of Whirl, and one each of Doubledealer and Springer. We have them listed as a Case of four for $89.99, with singles of Whirl at $29.99 and Doubledealer at $24.99.
11/27/13: Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Treadshot and Catgut reveal
The Transformers Collector's Club has posted an in-hand image of their upcoming subscription exclusive Treadshot with Catgut alongside the G1 character the toy is based on! Check out their Twitter post! (0 comments)
11/25/13: Toy Review: Generations Roadbuster
A warrior to the core, Roadbuster is among the most powerful and dedicated Autobots on the battlefield. When there are no battles he can get extremely bored, but those periods don't last long for this Wrecker! Check out my review of "Generations" Roadbuster! (0 comments)
11/25/13: Movie News: Empire magazine features "Age of Extinction" on its cover
Entertainment magazine Empire has released its cover featuring "Age of Extinction", the next live action "Transformers" film! It features Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz and a look at Optimus Prime wielding a sword! This issue hits stores Thursday and you can check out the online article here featuring an on set photo with director Michael Bay!
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11/25/13: Toy News: Walmart lists Bot Shots Protectobots!
Thanks to the awesome guys at Unicron.com, fans have now learned that Walmart has put a listing for Bot Shots Protectobots on their web site! The item isn't up for order yet. It features mostly redecos of existing sculpts except Blades, who appears to be a redeco of Whirl from a yet-to-be released assortment (and in Rescue Bot colors to boot!). (0 comments)
11/25/13: Toy News: Toys R Us Black Friday 2013 deal - Jetwing Optimus Prime for $49.99!
It's that time of year again, when stores offer deep discounts to attract customers. This year, Transformers fans will be interested to hear that Jetwing Optimus Prime (a leader class Optimus Prime with jet pack from "Dark of the Moon") will be reduced by almost 50% in price to $49.99! Check out Toys R Us' Black Friday Ad for details! (0 comments)
11/23/13: Toy Review: Generations Hoist
No exceptions! When Hoist wants you to report to his maintenance workshop, you better do it or risk running at less than optimal performance - something Hoist won't stand for! When necessary, Hoist will reveal his own weaponry to defend his patients against the Decepticons. This evening brings you a look at Generations Hoist! (0 comments)
11/23/13: Sponsor News: BBTS -Hot Toys Avengers, Pacific Rim, Star Wars, Bandai, Transformers, GI Joe, Star Trek, Marvel/DC & More!
AVENGERS MOVIE MASTERPIECE CHITAURI COMMANDER, FOOTSOLDIER
Hot Toys is producing more villain figures for your Avengers to battle. The Chitauri Commander and Footsoldier each comes with a weapon or two, alternate hands, a display base and more, and they are listed at $239.99 each for the Commander and for the Footsoldier.
PACIFIC RIM 7" FIGURE SERIES 03 - SETS, SINGLES
Series 03 is divided into Kaiju and Jaeger assortments; the Kaiju line includes Battle Damaged Knifehead and Tresspasser, which are listed at $29.99 each or as a Set for $49.99. The Jaegers of Series 03 include Cherno Alpha and Coyote Tango, and they are listed at $35.99 for the Set or $20.99 each individually.
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BATMAN UNLIMITED 2013 SERIES 04 - CASE, SINGLES
The new Case of Batman Unlimited figures includes two each of Batman and Deathstroke (each from Arkham Origins) and one each of "Beware the Batman" Batman and Vampire Batman. This case is listed at $99.99, with singles of Arkham Origins Batman and Deathstroke at $23.99 each.