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May 26th, 2012

Comic Books: "Regeneration One" 80.5 Reviewed

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After twenty one years of relative peace, the Decepticons go on the attack. Their actions set off a chain of events that will change the Transformers forever! Check out my review of the "Free Comic book Day" "Regeneration One" Issue 80.5!

May 24th

Sponsor News: BBTS Transformers, Marvel, Trek, BSG, Neca, 1/6, Hasbro & More!

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Hi - Here is a quick update about a ton of exciting new preorders as well as a few new arrivals.

TRANSFORMERS MP-12 SIDESWIPE
We have put up a preliminary listing for the next Masterpiece Transformer. Sideswipe is currently listed at $139.99, although that price may change once we have further information.

TRANSFORMERS PRIME ROBOTS IN DISGUISE DELUXE SERIES 04 REVISION 03 CASE
This new revision case is a great way to catch up on recent figures. It includes two Vehicons and one each of Wheeljack, Autobot Ratchet, Knockout, Hotshot, Airrachnid and Deadend, and is listed at $104.99.

TRANSFORMERS PRIME ROBOTS IN DISGUISE VOYAGER SERIES 02 REVISION 02 CASE
The latest Voyager case includes one each of Optimus Prime, Bulkhead, Megatron and Starscream. it is listed at $89.99.

TRANSFORMERS BOT SHOTS SERIES 04 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
This case assortment includes two each of Ironhide, Powerglide, Autobot Jazz and Leadfoot, along with one each of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Jetfire and the new Chase Optimus Prime. We have the case listed at $49.99; we also have a set of five which includes the new Chase Optimus as well as one each of Ironhide, Powerglide, Autobot Jazz and Leadfoot, and it is listed at $29.99. Finally, we have singles available for Ironhide, Powerglide, Autobot Jazz and Leadfoot, and they are priced at $4.99 each.

TRANSFORMERS CHRONICLE EZ COLLECTION SERIES 01 RESTOCK
We have a second shipment of these popular figures on the way. The wave includes Megatron, Optimus Prime, Thundercracker and more, and is priced at $69.99 for a Box of 12 and $124.99 for a Case of 24.

TRANSFORMERS EZ COLLECTION GUM WAVE - CASE, BOX
This assortment includes metallic paintjob versions of G2 Megatron, Starscream, Optimus Prime, Prowl and Hot Rod/Rodimus. We have them listed as a Box of 6 for $49.99 and as a Case of 36 for $269.99.

TRANSFORMERS PUB TABLE, CHAIRS, STOOLS
We have some new DefenderWorx items up for pre-order. This time we have a Pub Table, priced at $499.99, Pub Stools with either Autobot or Decepticon symbols, priced at $149.99, and Pub Chairs with backs with either Autobot or Decepticon symbols, priced at $199.99 each. These would go great in any Transfan's playroom.

May 23rd

Video: "Fall of Cybertron" Dinobots Unleashed!

May 22nd

Transformers News Roundup: Hardshell revealed, own a life sized Barricade, "Transformers The Ride" makes headlines & more!

Have a spare $50K or so? An on screen Mustang used as "Barricade" could be yours! - via Ebay

The CGI model for "Hardshell" (who G1 fans will know as the Insecticon Bombshell) has been revealed! - via The Transformers Facebook page

"Transformers" live action movie SFX studio Digital Domain to set up branch in Abu Dhabi - via Philly.com

"Transformers: The Ride" breaks boundaries in the realm of theme park rides - via Variety

As the launch of the U.S. version of "Transformers: The Ride" approaches, Hasbro has released an official video going behind the scenes of this amazing endeavor! See embed below.



Comic Books: "More than Meets the Eye" #5 Reviewed

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Decepticons loose in Delphi, betrayal from within and a hologram helps save the day. It's all a normal day's work with the Transformers in issue #5 of "More than Meets the Eye"! Check out BWTF's review of this fun issue!

Comic Books: "Autocracy" #10 reviewed

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Optimus Prime has risen! As he seeks out those who will serve as the foundation of the Autobot army, Hot Rod is tempted by Megatron to join the Decepticons! Intrigue and action take center stage in "Autocracy #10", available digitally tomorrow!

May 19th

Toy Review: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Arcee

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Fierce, determined and loyal to her friends, Arcee is a pure embodiment of an Autobot warrior. Through crushing losses she has risen up to face the Decepticons again and again in defense of her comrades. Check out BWTF's review of "Robots in Disguise" Arcee from Transformers Prime!

May 16th

Sponsor News: BBTS TF Prime Voyager WV2, Bowen, Mezco, Koto, Hot Toys, Gentle Giant, Bandai, WWE & More!

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Hi - Here is a quick update about another big batch of cool new preorders as well as some great new arrivals.

SCI-FI REVOLTECH SPIDER-MAN
We have just learned that a Sci-Fi Revoltech version of the Amazing Spider-man is on the way. it should arrive in August and is priced at $54.99.

GENTLE GIANT OFFERINGS
Five new items are on their way from Gentle Giant. The 12" scale "Kenner" figure line continues with Yoda, complete with robe and orange snake, and he is listed at $67.99, $7 off the MSRP. There is also a Ree Yees Mini Bust priced at $67.99 ($7 off the MSRP) and a White Clone Trooper Deluxe Statue that is to come with many alternate arms, and this piece is priced at $238.99, $26 off the MSRP. Part-time Avenger Moon Knight is getting his own Mini Bust, and it is priced at $62.99, $7 off the MSRP. Finally, the Deadpool Corps gets a box set including a bust of Kidpool and statues of Headpool, Dogpool and Squirrelpool; this set is priced at $179.99, $19 off the MSRP.

19" Universal Monsters Monster Scale Frankenstein
We've just put up this new 19" Monster Scale Frankenstein from Mezco. Each one is packaged in his own collector friendly display box.

Living Dead Dolls Presents: Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse
New in the Living Dead Dolls collection, we have the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse; War, Famine, Death, and Pestilance. Each doll comes complete with real cloth clothing and their own unique hobby horse. Pestilence also comes with a plague mask and War comes with a helmet and gas mask..

Living Dead Dolls: Toy Soldier
Another Living Dead Doll just put up is the Toy Soldier. Standing proudly in his dress uniform, the Toy Solder comes complete with a faux bearskin hat and is packaged in a special holiday coffin.

KOTOBUKIYA ITEMS
Kotobukiya has a number of new items up for pre-orders. Hawkeye gets added to the Classic Avengers Fine Art Statue line with a 1/6 scale statue that is priced at $188.99, $21 below the MSRP. Boba Fett's "Return of the Jedi" version is available as an ArtFX 1/10 scale piece, priced at $44.99 ($5 off the MSRP), and Dark Knight Rises Batman is the subject of a 1/6 scale ArtFX Statue priced at $116.99, $13 off the MSRP. In addition to these we have D-Style model kits of ARX-8 Laevatein from Full Metal Panic! and Yui Takamura's Takemikaduchi Type-00F, each listed at $17.99, Yusuke Urameshi as an ArtFX J Figure from YuYu Hakusho at $53.99, Yozora Mikazuki and Miki Hoshii Ani-Statues at $62.99 and $71.99 respectively and a Mawaru Penguindrum One Coin Figure Box of 12 at $53.99.

May 13th

Toy Review: Transformers Timelines "Invasion" Botcon 2012 Exclusive Metalhawk

in Autobot, Botcon, Deluxe, Generation One, News, Pretender, Timelines

When the Autobots needed someone to head up their Japanese base, the Skyhammer they knew just the 'bot for the job: Metalhawk! This G1 "Masterforce" character returns for Botcon 2012! Check out my review of Botcon 2012 Metalhawk!

May 12th

Toy Review: Transformers Timelines Botcon 2012 Kick-Over

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His fighting skills were borne from the pits of Polyhex, but after leading a dramatic escape from the Decepticon, Kick-Over has gone on to become one of Optimus Prime's most trusted warriors. Today's review brings you a look at Botcon 2012 Kick-Over!