Archive - Sep 2009

Date

September 29th

Robot Powered Machines Optimus Prime Reviewed

Joining the ranks of the Robot Powered Machines is Optimus Prime. You can read his review here.

September 28th

Robot Powered Machines section opened!

2009 has brought a whole new sub-line of Transformers known as the "Robot Powered Machines". These vehicle based toys range from radio controlled cars to "Hot Wheels" style vehicles. The first two reviews in this set are up! Take a look at Robot Powered Machines section for reviews of Ironhide and Megatron.

September 27th

"Revenge of the Fallen" Fast Action Battler Sideswipe reviewed

This is one Autobot who knows how to handle his blades! Sideswipe rolled into battle early in "Revenge of the Fallen", showing that he had what it took to take on the Decepticons. Now younger fans can play with a transformable version of this figure with Fast Action Battler Sideswipe. Read his review and see pictures here.

Want to own a piece of Transformers cinematic history? Your chance is coming soon!

Reuters is reporting that Paramount will soon be putting up hundreds of props and costumes from the live action "Transformers" movies. This even includes one of the prop robots (currently disassembled in crates)! You can read the entire article here.

September 22nd

"Revenge of the Fallen" Dune Runner reviewed

In the Transformers live action movies, Sector 7 employed the use of dune buggies armed to fight Transformers. In the first movie toy line, the Autobot Landmine took on this alternate form. Now another Autobot takes on the form of the Chenowth Dune Buggy. He is Dune Runner and you can read his review here.

September 21st

K-Mart Exclusive Mini-Con 12 Pack (2008) Reviewed

Fans love Mini-Cons and they love the current Universe toy line, so why not combine the two into one exclusive? This item was a K-Mart exclusive released in 2008 taking Classics Mini-Cons and putting them into the Armada universe. Check out the K-Mart exclusive Mini-Con twelve pack!

Walmart lists "The Fury of Fearswoop" exclusive three pack including official pictures!

Walmart.com has posted a listing for the exclusive "The Fury of Fearswoop" three pack which includes Fearswoop, a G2 Hooligan inspired redeco of Dreadwing and two Legends Class figures: Sideswipe and Mudflap, also given new decos. You can order this now for delivery towards the end of September. The listing also includes official pictures of this set!

September 15th

USAToday interviews "Transformers: Continuum" editor and author Andy Schmidt

USAToday.com has posted an interview with the editor and writer of the upcoming Transformers ongoing title "Continuum". Of the new series Schmidt says "The book fills in the components for those who know the movies but might not be familiar with the comic books. They'll be able to recognize the iconic characters and follow the basic story of Autobots vs. Decepticons. Reading this, you'll get some interesting back-story.".

September 14th

"Revenge of the Fallen" Prequel "Defiance" #3 reviewed

Destiny takes hold as two leaders are set upon paths that will lead to the defeat of one and the triumph of another as The Fallen manipulates events around him. All this and Don Figueroa art in "Revenge of the Fallen: Defiance" #3! Check out my review here.

September 13th

"Revenge of the Fallen" Prequel "Defiance" #1 and #2 reviewed

Long before the events of "Revenge of the Fallen", an ancient artifact was uncovered on Cybertron that would change the course of that planet's history forever! These events are chronicled in IDW Publishing's "Defiance" prequel. Read my reviews for "Defiance #1" and Defiance #2!