July 3rd, 2014

TV Alert: The Hub Network celebrates the 30th Anniversary of "Transformers" on July 4th!

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This Fourth of July, the Hub Network will be transforming its schedule to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the legendary TRANSFORMERS franchise. This viewing event kicks off with a “Transformers Rescue Bots” marathon (11 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET/8 a.m. – 1 p.m. PT), featuring episodes from season two. Afterwards, viewers can relive the epic battles between the Autobots, Decepticons, Unicron and more on “Transformers: The Animated Movie” at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT and “Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Predacons Rising” at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m.

Toy Reviews: Wal-Mart Exclusive 2003 Dinobots

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While "Age of Extinction" features a heavy Dinobot presence, there were many other toy lines featuring Dinobots as well. One of these was a sub-line of Wal-Mart exclusive Dinobots. I've restored the "Dinobots" toy review section for your reading pleasure, check it out!

July 1st

Toy News: Official images of the "Age of Extinction" Platinum Edition 2 Pack

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Images of the upcoming "Platinum Edition" of the Grimlock and Optimus Prime Leader Class figures from "Age of Extinction" have been revealed online via the Transformers Addicts group on Facebook. Check out the images above! Grimlock sports a more movie accurate deco and Optimus Prime has plenty of new vacuum metallized parts.

Leader 2-Pack (In Box)
Leader 2-Pack (In Box)
Leader 2-Pack (Robot Modes)
Leader 2-Pack (Alt Modes)

Toy News: "Generations" Cliffjumper and Nemesis Prime On Card Images

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Images of the upcoming "Generations" Cliffjumper (with Suppressor) and Nemesis Prime (with Spinister) figures have been revealed online via the Transformers Addicts group on Facebook. Check out the images above!

Nemesis Prime

Toy Review: Timelines "Transformers Club Subscription Service" Fisitron

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While he worked in a factory, the Autobot known as Ironfist worked as a secret weapons designer in his spare time. When he came to the attention of Ultra Magnus, the Autobots learned there was more to this Autobot than meets the eye! This evening's review brings you a look at Fisitron!

Article: 11 Things I want to see in "Transformers 5"

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It's official, with a worldwide box office take of over $300 million, "Age of Extinction" is a success, practically guaranteeing a fifth film in the live action movie franchise. With that in mind, here are some of my thoughts on what I would love to see next in "Transformers 5". Warning: article contains SPOILERS for "Age of Extinction"!

June 30th

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Deluxe Dinobot Slash

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Dinobots generally aren't the sneaky sort. They have incredible power and make their presence known as soon as they are on the battlefield. Dinobot Slash is different however. He loves sneaking around until the right moment to strike, and once he does his enemies all learn that a Dinobot can be sneaky and powerful! Check out my review of Dinobot Slash!

Movie News: io9 interviews "Destruction Supervisor" from "Age of Extinction" & "Pacific Rim"

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While fans may debate as to the quality of the story in "Age of Extinction", it's hard to deny that there is a huge amount of destruction and mayhem in the film. Entertainment site io9 has interviewed Michael Balog from Industrial Light & Magic, the company responsible for special effects in both "Age of Extinction" and "Pacific Rim".

Comic Book Review: "More than Meets the Eye" #28

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As The Lost Light is repaired on Cybertron, the Autobots prepare for Megatron's trial. Months later Megatron is the Captain of the Lost Light as the search for the Knights begins anew! Wait, what? Find out more in my "catch up" review of "More than Meets the Eye" Issue 28!

Interview: NPR interviews "Optimus Prime" voice actor Peter Cullen

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If there has been one consistent force over the years in "Transformers", it has been the iconic voice and lines said by actor Peter Cullen as he voiced Optimus Prime in both the original cartoon series and the modern day live action films. NPR's "All Things Considered" recently interviewed Mr. Cullen and discussed his career with him.