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October 17th, 2017

Toy News: Official Photos of "Star Wars Powered by Transformers" Darth Vader

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Toy News: Official Photos of "Star Wars Powered by Transformers" Darth Vader

Thanks to Toys R Us Japan, fans now have clear images of the upcoming "Star Wars Powered by Transformers" Darth Vader figure. The figure will feature Darth Vader piloting a Tie Fighter that transforms into a mech based on his appearance. Also included will be a Lightsaber accessory and five Stormtrooper mini-figures. Vader is listed as 4,999 Yen (about $44.53 USD). The site lists a release date of April 02, 2018. Below is the official text from the site (translated via Google Translate):

Toy News: Official Photos of "Star Wars Powered by Transformers" Darth Vader
Toy News: Official Photos of "Star Wars Powered by Transformers" Darth Vader

October 16th

Sponsor News: Takara Tomy "Legends" Greatshot and Grand Maximus Pre-Orders up at BBTS

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Sponsor News: Takara Tomy "Legends" Greatshot and Grand Maximus Pre-Orders up at BBTS

Ben's World of Transformers sponsor BigBadToyStore has put up preorders for the upcoming Legends Takara Tomy exclusive Greatshot and Grand Maximus figures! In G1, the Greatshot figure was a retool of Sixshot while Grand Maximus was a redeco of Fortress Maximus (with a Pretender shell for the head). History repeats itself again as Greatshot is a retool and retdeco of "Titans Return" Six Shot while Grand Maximus is a redeco of "Titans Return' Fortress Maixmus.

Sponsor News: Takara Tomy "Legends" Greatshot and Grand Maximus Pre-Orders up at BBTS

Toy Review: "Titans Return" Grotusque with Fengul and Scorponok

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Toy Review: "Titans Return" Grotusque with Fengul and Scorponok

Humor is not something you would normally expect on the battlefield, but Grotusque has it in spades. He is not all laughs however. This Autobot is a strategist who helps the Autobots plan battles with a keen, tactical mind.Today I bring you a look at "Ttans Return Grotusque with Scroponok!

October 15th

Sale Alert: "Mission to Cybertron" Cybertron marked down at Toys R Us

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Sale Alert: "Mission to Cybertron" Cybertron marked down at Toys R Us

Cybertron (aka Primus) was released at Toys R Us months ago, but the $149.99 price tag made it difficult for many fans to justify the cost. For those who have been waiting for a price drop, Toys R Us has finally obliged! Cybertron has dropped in price to $109.19 (a savings of $40.80). You can order the figure online with free shipping now.

Here is the official description of the figure:

Podcasts: BWTF and the gents at the Repacked Podcast chat NYCC

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Podcasts: BWTF and the gents at the Repacked Podcast chat NYCC

Last week I attended New York Comic-Con 2017. This past week I joined the gents at The Repacked Podcast to chat about the con. Check out The Repacked Podcast episode 194 as I join Craig, Sal and company to talk about Pacific Rim, Marvel Legends, Transformers and more!

October 14th

TV Show News: "Transformers: Cyberverse" cartoon synopsis & first image revealed

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TV Show News: "Transformers: Cyberverse" cartoon synopsis & first image revealed

The first synopsis and an official image from the upcoming "Transformers: Cyberverse" cartoon has been revealed by Comicbook.com. According to the article, this new cartoon will focus on the adventures of Bumblebee and Windblade. Bumblebee is suffering from a damaged memory, so the show will be told in part in flashbacks as he regains his memories.

October 13th

Toy Review: Mission to Cybertron Optimus Prime 2-Pack

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Toy Review: Mission to Cybertron Optimus Prime 2-Pack

On Cybertron Optimus Prime was the Autobot hero who helped shape the Autobots into an effective fighting force against the Decepticons. When he was coming to Earth he knew he would have to pick up the fight again when he arrived. After all, freedom is the right of all sentient beings! Check out my review of the Toys R Us exclusive Mission to Cybertron Optimus Prime 2-Pack!

Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond

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Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond

At New York Comic-Con 2017, Diamond had an awesome display which included prototypes of figures from their upcoming "Pacific Rim Uprising" line of figures. "Pacific Rim" is one of my favorite films of the past ten years and seeing figures made for this new movie was absolutely thrilling! Check out the official information on these figures below and photos courtesy of Diamond!


Pacific Rim Uprising Select Action Figures Series 1 Asst. ($24.99 each)

Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond
Toy News: Pacific Rim Uprising figures by Diamond

October 11th

Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More

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Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More

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DISNEY AFTERNOON ACTION FIGURES
The latest Funko Action Figures now feature some characters from The Disney Afternoon Collection! These fully articulated figures stand roughly 3.75 inches tall and most are featured with accessories! This series includes the terror that flaps in the night, Darkwing Duck! The richest duck in the world, Scrooge McDuck and the fun-loving Baloo, and the pair of mischievous chipmunks, Chip and Dale.
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Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More
Sponsor News BBTS - Disney, Star Wars, Destiny 2, Overwatch, Pacific Rim, DBZ, GI Joe & More

Events: BWTF visits New York Comic-Con 2017

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Events: BWTF visits New York Comic-Con 2017

This past weekend, over 200,000 attendees visited the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City for New York Comic-Con! Ben's World of Transformers was in attendance and now you can check out my report from the event featuring my write up, gallery link and links to my Tweets from various panels.