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April 13th, 2016

Botcon Coverage: HQ photos of Hasbro's Generations & Platinum Edition figures

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Botcon Coverage: HQ photos of Hasbro's Generations & Platinum Edition figures

During the rush of Botcon 2016 most of the photos I uploaded were taken via iPhone, but I did manage to charge back to the Hasbro display the last day to take some photos with my regular camera to bring you a better quality look at the figures inside! Check out my album on Facebook for HQ photos from their display. If you like what you see please give the page a like!

Video: Botcon 2016 Judd Nelson Panel

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One of the most exciting guests of Botcon 2016 was Judd Nelson, the voice behind Hot Rod and Rodimus Prime in the 1986 "Transformers: The Movie" theatrical film. Years later he would play a different Rodimus in "Transformers: Animated". With host Frank Todaro, Nelson explores memories and shares some philosophy on stage. Enjoy!

Botcon Coverage: Panel Twitter Summary

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Botcon Coverage: Panel Twitter Summary

At Botcon 2016 this past weekend I attended several panels and provided live Tweets as the panels happened. The links below will take you to the Tweets specific to each panel. Enjoy!



Video: Fortress Maximus display at Botcon 2016

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At Botcon 2016 Hasbro set up a beautiful display area featuring upcoming product for 2016. The centerpiece was a battle scene with the Autobot City Fortress Maximus at the center.

April 12th

Video: Botcon 2016 Concert - "The Touch"

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Stan Bush and Vince DiCola play one of the most popular songs from the "Transformers: The Movie" soundtrack. Check out my video from the event below!

Interview: BWTF interviews Venus Terzo

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Interview: BWTF interviews Venus Terzo

This past weekend the awesome Venus Terzo attended Botcon 2016 and dazzled fans with her insight, wit and humor. Back in February Ben's World of Transformers interviewed Terzo in honor of the 20th Anniversary of "Beast Wars". Check out the interview here!

Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR

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Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR

This past weekend Takara Tomy revealed several color photos of their upcoming "Legends" releases based on sculpts developed for "Titans Return". "Legends" has been the Japanese equivalent of "Generations", focusing on new versions of G1 characters. Here's what was revealed:

Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR
Toy News: "Legends" Blurr, Scourge and Shockwave in COLOR

April 11th

Video: Botcon 2016 Concert with Vince DiCola and Kenny Meriedeth

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Part of Botcon 2016 was a concert at 4th Street Live! in Louisville, KY. This video features Vince DiCola and Kenny Meriedeth playing one of the songs from the "Angry Birds Transformers".

Video: Botcon 2016 Dealer's Room

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One of the most important elements of Botcon over the years has been the Dealer's Room. From its humble beginnings in one relatively small room to large scale set ups with tons of vintage and modern day product. Check out the video below to get a taste of what walking through the Dealer's Room is like!

Video: Botcon 2016 Hall of Fame ceremony

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On April 8, 2016 Hasbro held the annual "Transformers Hall of Fame" ceremony at the 4th Street Live! venue in Louisville, KY. If you weren't able to attend the convention, you can check out the ceremony in my video below with appearances by Judd Nelson and David Kaye!