Decepticon Stinger was built by humans to be the next step in Transformers design, a way to defend mankind against Cybertronian threats. Decepticon leader Galvatron had other plans however! Taking their upgraded design of Bumblebee, he manipulated it into a new Vehicon warrior: Stinger! Check out my review of this Wal-Mart exclusive figure.
Optimus Prime is one of the legendary Knights of Cybertron, a specially selected group of Transformers who hold themselves to an ancient code of honor. With his powerful blade and shield, he is able to take on even the most powerful of Cybertronian foes! Check out my review of Power Attacker Optimus Prime.
Optimus Prime has had to upgrade his body several times over the course of the Great Wars. In his latest change he has taken on the power of the Combiners. When other Transformers combine with him, he forms the powerful Ultra Prime! Check out my review of "Combiner Wars" Optimus Prime!
"The Goldbergs" is a comedy series set in the 1980's, and with that is a healthy dose of nostalgia. Part of that nostalgia? Transformers of course! Check out this latest clip from the show featuring a very fun reference to Transformers!
Casey Tokyo McMahon of the Fansformers Facebook group has posted images of the upcoming second wave of "Combiner Wars" Deluxe figures. These feature Air Raid, Breakdown, Dead End and Offroad - all of whom appear to come with comic books! Check out the mirrored pics below.
Fellow fan David Skylanders Lim has posted on the Addicted to Transformers Facebook group with the news that the "Year of the Goat" Optimus Prime and Soundwave figures have been found at retail in Singapore. He was kind enough to do the math to give us a rough sense of cost:
BWTF sponsor Bigbadtoystore has put up a listing for a variant of the "Mega Drive Megatron" figure, which transforms into a classic Sega Genesis game console complete with controller! This variant is limited to 1,000 pieces and is due in February 2015. From Bigbadtoystore's site: