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February 13th, 2015

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing books delayed due to West Coast Port labor disputes

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing books delayed due to West Coast Port labor disputes

While "Transformers" exist in a fantasy world full of action and adventure, sometimes real life comes crashing into our hobby unexpectedly. Recently there has been a labor dispute involving West Coast Ports which act as the source for many of the consumer products we enjoy.

February 12th

Toy Review: "Generations" Leader Class Jetfire

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Toy Review: "Generations" Leader Class Jetfire

Jetfire is ancient and powerful, but he would prefer to stay hidden in the background rather than on the front lines. He is a peaceful robot at heart, preferring the stately, ordered excitement of science to the frenzy of battle. Check out my review of Leader Class Jetfire!

TV Show News: "Robots in Disguise" U.S. Air Date Revealed!

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TV Show News: "Robots in Disguise" U.S. Air Date Revealed!

After already airing in Asia and other countries, the air date for "Robots in Disguise" in the United States has been announced! Thanks to TV Insider we now know the air date will be March 14 at 6/5c before going into its regular time slot of 6:30 AM on March 21st.

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing moves its headquarters

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Comic Book News: IDW Publishing moves its headquarters

In a post on its Facebook page, IDW Publishing has announced that it will be both expanding and moving its headquarters to San Diego. This move is planned for June 2015. Of the new space, IDW syas "The new offices and gallery will be located in former Navy barracks within the historic NTC in Liberty Station, which is nestled in the Point Loma community of San Diego."

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing moves its headquarters

Sponsor News: New Combiner Wars & Robots in Disguise figures in stock!

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Sponsor News: New Combiner Wars & Robots in Disguise figures in stock!

"Transformers" has kicked off with a bang in 2015 with "Robots in Disguise" and "Combiner Wars". BWTF sponsor now has several new figures in stock including Combiner Wars Motormaster and Warrior Class Optimus Prime and Drift! Head over to their site now to put in your orders!

Sponsor News: New Combiner Wars & Robots in Disguise figures in stock!
Sponsor News: New Combiner Wars & Robots in Disguise figures in stock!
Sponsor News: New Combiner Wars & Robots in Disguise figures in stock!
Sponsor News: New Combiner Wars & Robots in Disguise figures in stock!

Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue

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Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue

Prime 1 Studio has revealed detailed photos of its upcoming statue of Drift from "Age of Extinction". This is a high end collectible that is sure to cost a pretty penny. Here are some details from their Facebook post:

Prime 1 Studio is proud to present MMTFM-06 DRIFT from Transformers: Age Of Extinction.

Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studio reveals MMTFM-06 Drift statue

Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Arcee, Chromia & Windblade

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Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Arcee, Chromia & Windblade

The ever awesome TF Yuki has posted new photos of the Japanese "Legends" releases of Arcee, Chromia and Windblade. The photos feature a guest star: "Dark of the Moon" Steeljaw playfully hanging out with the ladies! You'll notice some huge differences between the US releases and these including Windblade's face paint, Chromia's lavender parts and Arcee's grey parts.

Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Arcee, Chromia & Windblade
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Arcee, Chromia & Windblade

February 11th

Toy News: Hasbro launches the next phase of the "Fan Built Combiner"

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Toy News: Hasbro launches the next phase of the "Fan Built Combiner"

The Official Transformers Facebook page has announced the next phase of the "Fan Built Combiner" voting is open! To vote, download the official Transformers app (sorry, it's not available via browser). This time, the voting focuses on which vehicles you would want as the limbs of the character. Get voting fans!

February 10th

Sponsor News from BBTS: Asia Exclusive Ultimate Optimus Prime up for pre-order!

BWTF sponsor Bigbadtoystore has put up preorders for the upcoming APS-01U Asia Premium Series Ultimate Optimus Prime! This amazing figure is a leader class figure and comes with the Jetwing add on accessories.

Accessories / Weapons List :
ION BLASTER X 1
BATTLE BLADE X 2
BATTLE HOOK X2 (DETACHABLE)
KNUCKLE X 1 (NEW PARTS)
JETWING X 1
SHIELD X 1

Sponsor News from BBTS: Asia Exclusive Ultimate Optimus Prime up for pre-order!

Toy Review: "Transformers Cloud" Hot Rodimus

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Toy Review: "Transformers Cloud" Hot Rodimus

The young Autobot cavalier Hot Rodimus is a space-time police officer in the Cloud World. He has high proficiency in battle, as well as a strong sense of justice and responsibility. However, his youthful nature can sometimes make him impulsive! Check out my first "Cloud" review: Hot Rodimus!