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December 11th

Toy News: Soap Studios launching Transformers Sofubi in Hong Kong

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Toy News: Soap Studios launching Transformers Sofubi in Hong Kong

Long time "Transformers" artist Dan Khanna has revealed that he will be attending the Toy Soul convention in Hong Kong from December 17-19 to help promote the launch of the new Asia exclusive "Transformers Sofubi" line by Soap Studio. Dan provided artwork and concept art for figures of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Spike. Dan will be doing free sketches at the event for attendees.

Toy News: Soap Studios launching Transformers Sofubi in Hong Kong
Toy News: Soap Studios launching Transformers Sofubi in Hong Kong
Toy News: Soap Studios launching Transformers Sofubi in Hong Kong

Comic Book News: "Deviations" interview and covers revealed

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Comic Book News: "Deviations" interview and covers revealed

Newsarama has posted an interview with writer Brandon Easton and artist Priscilla Tramantano. The article also revealed two of the covers for this upcoming title.

Comic Book News: "Deviations" interview and covers revealed

Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2014 exclusive Cannonball

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Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2014 exclusive Cannonball

Cannonball is one in a long line of Pirate Decepticons to take on an infamous name. Charismatic, cunning and powerful, he prefers using skill instead of brute force to achieve his goals. With the crew of the Tidal Wave behind him he is a feared force in the galaxy. Check out my review of Cannonball from Botcon 2014!

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing announces "Deviations"

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Comic Book News: IDW Publishing announces "Deviations"

In an interview with Chris Ryall IDW Publishing has announced "Deviations", an event that will explore alternate timelines in various properties published by the company. The five properties being explored include:

  • Ghostbusters: “In a world… where the Ghostbusters NEVER crossed streams!”
  • G.I. JOE: “In a world… where COBRA turns the table on G.I. JOE.”
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: “In a world… where Shredder leads the Turtles.”

December 9th

Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!

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Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!

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Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers, Marvel Legends, Star Wars, Hot Toys, Contra, Bandai, Thundercats & More!

Comic Books: Former Marvel writer, illustrator & editor Bob Budiansky speaks at local school

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Comic Books: Former Marvel writer, illustrator & editor Bob Budiansky speaks at local school

Long time "Transformers" fans will know the name Bob Budiansky well. During his long tenure at Marvel Comics, Budiansky created much of the mythos and personalities that permeate the Transformers fiction to this day. Recently Budiansky spoke about his work at a local school. Check out all the photos and coverage here on NJ.com. I was lucky enough to interview Budiansky back in 2004.

December 7th

Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron

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Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron

Fans have been wondering what Takara Tomy would be doing with the Voyager Class Cyclonus sculpt and now we have our answer in the form of Grand Galvatron! This new Combiner is made up of five (rather unexpected) figures!

Tactician Cyclonus

Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall reveals Grand Galvatron

Sale Alert: Leader Class Ultra Magnus on sale at Amazon.com

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Sale Alert: Leader Class Ultra Magnus on sale at Amazon.com

For those fans who have been holding out on buying Leader Class Ultra Magnus, now may be the time! Amazon.com has put up Ultra Magnus as a Lightning Deal for $34.99! As of this posting it has been 49% claimed so act now!

Toy News: Takara Tomy to release Transformers display stands

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Toy News: Takara Tomy to release Transformers display stands

Takara Tomy Mall has revealed upcoming releases of display stands for Transformers! Though originally designed for Masterpiece Tracks, these are compatible with many of the existing Transformers figures from lines such as "Generations". The 3mm ports on many figures will accomodate these figures. Check out the attached images for examples!

Toy News: Takara Tomy to release Transformers display stands
Toy News: Takara Tomy to release Transformers display stands
Toy News: Takara Tomy to release Transformers display stands

December 5th

Toy Review: "Transformers Adventure" Junkion

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Toy Review: "Transformers Adventure" Junkion

This mysterious Decepticon's origins are unknown, but when he is in battle he is a fierce warrior who can use his giant grabbing mechanism to bring enemies in close before he finishes them for good! Check out my review of "Transformers Adventure" Junkion!