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April 24th, 2015

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Grand Scourge packaging revealed

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Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Grand Scourge packaging revealed

e-Hobby has revealed the packaging for their upcoming "Grand Scourge" exclusive. Grand Scourge is a redeco of Optimus Prime from "Combiner Wars" based on a concept originating in the "Energon" series. Grand Scourge is currently expected to be released in September 2015.

You can pre-order Grand Scourge now at Bigbadtoystore!

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Grand Scourge packaging revealed
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Grand Scourge packaging revealed
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Grand Scourge packaging revealed

Toy News: Transformers "Designer Desk" Menasor & Superion video

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With folks slowly completing their first two Combiner Wars Menasor and Superion figures, Hasbro has posted two new videos featuring the Combiners as explained by Design Manager John Warden. Keep an eye out for some decos in the video that did not make it into the final design (Air Raid in particular).

Menasor


Superion

April 23rd

Botcon News: John Moschitta added to list of guests

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Botcon News: John Moschitta added to list of guests

The guest list of G1 power houses grows for Botcon 2015! The awesome John Moschitta has been added to the list of guests for the convention. From the official announcement:

Link: USA Today article on Windblade & Fan Built Combiner!

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Link: USA Today article on Windblade & Fan Built Combiner!

USA Today has posted an article covering the earlier Windblade reveal for "Robots in Disguise" but that's not all! Also revealed is that the Fan Built Combiner for this year will be named Victorion! The article notes:

TV Show News: USAToday exclusive look at Windblade in "Robots in Disguise"

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In a surprise move, USA Today has debuted a trailer featuring Windblade! Created as part of the "Fan Poll" in 2014 this character makes a dramatic entrance battling a Decepticon! Check out the clip below.

TV Show News: "Rescue Bots" promo featuring Blurr & Salvage

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TV Show News: "Rescue Bots" promo featuring Blurr & Salvage

The Official Transformers Facebook page has posted a new video featuring the two new Rescue Bots recruits: Blurr & Salvage! At least one of these new characters is shown as a "protoform" and Optimus Prime is heard in the promo as well. Check it out in the embed below.

TV Show News: "Robots in Disguise" promo image for Thunderhoof

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TV Show News: "Robots in Disguise" promo image for Thunderhoof

The Official Transformers Facebook page has posted a promo image of Thunderhoof for Saturday's episode including the following description:

Team Bumblebee has been battling Decepticon convicts, but are they prepared to take on a Cybertronian crime-boss? Tune in to Cartoon Network this Saturday at 6:30 AM EST to find out.

Check back by Sunday morning for a review and synopsis of this episode on Ben's World of Transformers!

Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed

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Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed

Thanks to Autobase Aichi, we now have clear images of the upcoming "Transformers Adventures" releases of Lockdown, Bombshell, Shrapnel and One Step Changer Bumblebee. Lockdown is a redeco of the figure from "Transformers Animated" while Bombshell and Shrapnel are from the "Generations" line. One Step Changer Bumblebee is from the current "Robots in Disguise" line. Check out the images below!

Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed
Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed
Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed
Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed
Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed
Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed
Toy News: "Transformers Adventures" Lockdown and Insecticons revealed

April 22nd

Convention News: Botcon 2015 Frank Welker VIP package details revealed

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Convention News: Botcon 2015 Frank Welker VIP package details revealed

The Official Botcon site has released details of the special Frank Welker "VIP" package. From their site:

We are thrilled to offer the BotCon 2015 Frank Welker VIP PASS. This package upgrade allows you access to our very special BotCon 2015 guest, Frank Welker. The VIP PASS cost is in addition to the cost of your Primus or Golden Ticket Primus package. You must be a Transformers Collectors’ Club member to take advantage of this special event.

"The Frank Welker VIP PASS includes:

April 21st

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations

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Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Animated #1—SPOTLIGHT
Georgia Ball (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a & c)
GO TEAM ’BEE! BUMBLEBEE leads an all-star team of AUTOBOTS to Earth to find rogue DECEPTICONS… but in this all-new story based on the hit Cartoon Network animated series, they find more than… they bargained for! (You thought we were going to say “meets the eye,” didn’t you?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Animated #1—Subscription Variant
James Roberts (w) • Priscilla Tramontano (a) • Travis Sengaus (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing July 2015 Transformers Solicitations