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July 23rd, 2014

SDCC News: Hasbro's Official San Diego Comic-Con Press Release

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HASBRO RETURNS TO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL, SHOWCASING TOP ENTERTAINMENT BRANDS

From TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and A Galaxy Far, Far Away to a Place Where Friendship is Magic, Fans Can Enjoy Their Favorite Pop Culture Brands All in One Place at San Diego Comic-Con.

Toy News: Hot Toys announces Optimus Prime "Starscream Version" figure

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Hot Toys is well known among collectors for creating high end figures based on licensed characters. Now Transformers have joined their vast catalog. On the Hot Toys Facebook an album has been posted featuring a description and photos of this new figure. In part the description reads:

July 22nd

Toy Review: "Movie Advanced" Protoform Optimus Prime

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Throughout the universe Optimus Prime has fought to defend the innocent from the tyranny of Megatron and his followers. When Optimus receives a signal from the planet known as Earth, he races through the galaxy to come to the aide of his friend Bumblebee. Check out my review of "Movie Advanced" Protoform Optimus Prime!

Sponsor News BBTS: Marvel Kotobukiya, Iron Man, Batman, DC Collectibles, Pacific Rim, S.H. Figuarts & More!

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THREEA 1/12 SCALE MICROMAN STRING DIVERS - CASE/SET/SINGLE
These five figures designed by Ashley Wood are fully articulated and feature a chrome head and chest piece. The five figures are Aki(grey), Dante(red), Sam(blue), Maxim(black) and Julian(clear). The Case is listed at $439.99, set at $224.99 and singles are $39.99.
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Toy News: Hasbro collaborating with 3-D Printing Company to create toys

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3D Printed MLP

Ever since 3-D printers began to become part of the mass market (to the point where you can buy one to have at home) collectors have speculated they will one day take a role in toy collecting. It seems that day is today. The New York Times reports that "Transformers" maker Hasbro has begun to collaborate with Shapeways to create figurines based on the "My Little Pony" brand of toys. According to the article:

July 21st

Toy Review: "Generations" Tankor

in Beast Machines, Deluxe, Generations, News, Vehicon

A hulking bundle of rage, frustration and destructive tendencies, the Vehicon General known as Tankor is the perfect instrument of destruction for Megatron's goals. As he leads his legions of Vehicon drones, few suspect that deep down inside is a sinister and brilliant mind. Check out my review of "Generations" Tankor!

July 20th

Podcast: G.I. Joe & Transformers - what if?

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Recently I was invited to join the awesome Craig Moore at the Repacked Podcast to discuss the hypothetical merging of G.I. Joe and Transformers properties into one universe (in entertainment and toy forms). Also on this podcast was the super cool Justin Bell of General Joes. Check out the full podcast here!

July 18th

Toy Review: Botcon 2014 Exclusive Primal Prime

in Autobot, Beast Machines, Botcon, Deluxe, News, Timelines, Wreckers

Created from a combination of Vok technology, discarded Cybertronian technology and Matrix energy the Transformer known as Primal Prime is essentially the "Living Matrix". While he has all the wisdom of the Primes, he also has doubts about his own abilities - but those won't stop him from protecting those he leads! Check out my review of Primal Prime!

July 15th

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Voyager Class Autobot Hound

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Autobot Hound has been around the battlefield more times than many of his fellow Autobots. When it comes to fighting an overwhelming battle he doesn't back down. With his personal arsenal of weaponry he can take down a dozen Decepticons all on his own while making wise cracks the whole time! Today's review brings you a look at Voyager Class Hound.

July 14th

Affiliate News: Leader Class & Voyager Class Grimlocks on sale at Amazon.com!

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Leader Class Grimlock
Voyager Class Grimlock

If you've been waiting on purchasing Leader Class or Voyager Class Grimlock from "Age of Extinction", the time is now! Amazon.com has put both of these figures on sale, but there's no telling when these prices will change. Follow the links below to purchase these items and support BWTF!