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12/10/13: Toy News: "Generations" Rattrap revealed!
The Transformers Collector's Club has revealed the upcoming "Generations" Rattrap figure! Styled like the television show character, he'll be a perfect match with Voyager Class Rhinox! Go to the Transformers Collector's Club page to check out the image! (0 comments)
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THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SHRINE OF TALOS 14" STATUE
This 1/6 scale piece is limited to 750 pieces and shows armored Talos about to slay a serpent. This statue is listed at $159.99 and includes a hand-numbered base and certificate of authenticity.
THREEZERO FULL METAL GHOST FIGURE
This 1/12 scale mech has over 100 articulation points and stands over 18" tall. It has light-up effects, a poseable pilot with interchangeable heads, clothing for the pilot with a cape for the robot, a katana with scabbard and more. We have this fantastic figure listed at $319.99, $10 off the MSRP.
DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS - STARGIRL
This blonde beauty from the old JSA and current Justice League of America is shown perched on her staff with a pair of red goggles. She is listed at $99.99.
THE NEW 52: HAWKGIRL FIGURE
From DC's New 52 "Earth 2" comic comes the new version of Hawkgirl. From the image given it appears she will come dressed in a blue outfit with helmet and gun, and is listed at $21.99, $3 off the MSRP.
BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 TV MODEL KIT
From the hit Batman TV series of the 1960s comes the first kit of the caped crusader, as portrayed by Adam West, in his iconic batsuit and mask. This kit is full of BIFF and POW action and will be an outstanding addition to any collection! The 1966 Batman Model Kit requires glue and paint for assembly and final finishing. Recommended for collectors and hobbyists 15 years of age or older. We have the price listed at $34.99.
BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 TV BATMOBILE MODEL KIT WITH BATMAN & ROBIN
This kit include driver and passenger figures of the Dynamic Duo and is listed at $39.99.
STAR WARS METAL EARTH MODEL KITS
This new kits are made from 4" sheets of metal - you pop out the parts, bend the tabs and fit them together! This first assortment includes the Millennium Falcon, a TIE Fighter Advanced, R2-D2 and an AT-AT, and each is listed at $11.99.
RESSHA SENTAI TOKKYUGER
The newest Super Sentai show has been announced at Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger, and will feature the Rangers using trains to form their super robots and battle their foes. We have a variety of new items and figures listed - be sure to check them out at the link.
The cute brown monster will soon be available in an articulated Revoltech form. He comes with a display stand, a TV with remote control and a number of accessories, and is priced at $39.99.
REVOLTECH EVA UNIT 13 REISSUE
This purple Evangelion Unit is piloted by Kaworu and Shinji and has four arms. It wields two red lances and comes with a variety of additional parts; we have this figure listed at $52.99.
NEW WETA HOBBIT STATUES & MORE
Our latest group of WETA items to be listed includes some impressive collectibles. These include Life Size statues of Gandalf the Grey at $4999.99 and Gollum at $2999.99. We also have listings of 1/6 scale figures of Radagast at $274.99 and Gloin at $249.99.
NEW ARH STUDIOS STATUES
ARH has five new statues on the way. They include the 22.5" Angel of Darkness statue at $439.99, the 17.5" Minotaurus statue at $379.99, the 24.5" Ares: The God of War statue at $519.99, and the 21.5" Conan: The Sacrifice statue and 23" Snake & Slave Girl polystone diorama, which are priced at $479.99 and $59.99 respectively and can be combined for one huge dynamic piece.
MONSTER HIGH FIGURES
Hey all you Monster High fans, boy do we have some excitement for you!! A brand new Monster High Five pack, Skull Shore!! Priced at $59.99. We also have many single figures that were previously only available in sets!! These are priced from $22.99 to $27.99.
DOCTOR WHO 50TH ANNIVERSARY EPISODE "DAY OF THE DOCTOR" - THE OTHER DOCTOR
The War Doctor figure comes with an alternate pre-regeneration head, the Moment and his Sonic Screwdriver. This figure is priced at $24.99, $3 off the MSRP.
12/10/13: Toy Review: Generations Rhinox
A rarity among Maximals, Rhinox is strong, a whiz with machinery, a scientist with a gentle heart and a warrior spirit. If the Maximals didn't already have a leader he would be a natural one. Today's review brings you a look at Generations Rhinox! (0 comments)
12/5/13: Toy News: "Year of the Dragon" Optimus Prime Amazon Lightning Deal!
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12/5/13: Toy Review: Generations Autobot Whirl
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ARH STUDIOS - NEW STATUES
More cool new statues from ARH include: Snake and Slave Girl Diorama that is a companion piece to the 21.5" Conan: The Sacrifice Statue. Also see Minotaurus and Ares: The God of War plus a variety of previous releases:
MARVEL LEGENDS AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 WAVE 01
This wave begins the Goblin Build-A-Figure releases, and may or may not contain all of the parts necessary to assemble him. The Case includes two each of Amazing Spider-Man and Superior Spider-Man, and one each of Black Cat, Beetle, Carnage and Electro; this Case is listed at $159.99, with the Set (one each of all six figures) listed at $139.99. We also have singles available of Amazing Spider-Man and Superior Spider-Man, priced at $14.99 each.
IGEAR PP05D DEFENSE SPECIALIST
This redeco of the Medical Specialist comes with three alternate heads to be displayed as you like. It is listed at $99.99.
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12/4/13: Toy Review: Generations Impactor
When the Autobots have difficult jobs that need a special team they call upon Impactor and his Wreckers. Impactor leads his team into places other Autobots won't go and they do the jobs that others seemingly can't do. When the going gets rough he combines with the other Wreckers to form the powerful Ruination! Today's review brings you a look at Impactor0 comments)
12/1/13: Actor News: "Transformers Prime" actress to star in new FOX SERIES "Enlisted"
Actress Tania Gunadi is best known to "Transformers" fans as the plucky Miko Nakadai from "Transformers Prime". With that series over, she has moved on to a live action role as "Private Park" in the upcoming FOX comedy show "Enlisted". Check out the trailer below. Stop by her Twitter account and send her congrats!
12/1/13: Toy Review: Generations Twintwist
Violent, chaotic and often fueled by a bottomless pit of rage, you would think that Twintwist would have joined the Decepticons but for some unknown reason he aligned with the Autobots in the Cybertronian Wars. With missions that often put them up against overwhelming odds, The Wreckers were the perfect team for Twintwist to join! Check out my review of Generations Twintwist. (0 comments)
12/1/13: Movie News: No "goofiness" in "Age of Extinction"
One of the most common criticisms of the live action "Transformers" film has been some of its attempts at humor that sometimes seem out of place with the rest of the films. Director and producer Michael bay acknowledges this and promises "Age of Extinction" will be different in an interview with Yahoo!. Bay was quoted as saying:
“This is a much more cinematic one. I focused on keeping this one slick."
11/30/13: Toy Review: Generations Topspin
Whether it's conquering a mountain, a new star system or a Decepticon foe he gets his fill of excitement but is always looking for his next adventure. When he is with his fellow Wreckers, he is part of an unstoppable force! Check out my review of Generations Topspin. (0 comments)
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GIGANTIC ACTION: SCORPONOK
This version of Scorponok stands even taller than the recent Fortress Maximus reissue. He comes with a movable visor, a shield and a large cannon, and is listed at $549.99. Note that it appears this figure does not transform.
11/29/13: Discount Alert! Amazon offering 30% off (up to $10) on a book order!
Amazon.com is offering a discount of up to 30% off a book (up to $10) until December 1st! Among the books you may consider are those listed below. Please use these links to help support BWTF if you order! Use code BOOKDEAL at check out for the discount.
11/29/13: Comic Book Review: "ReGeneration One" Issue #95
It's all out war! Bludgeon's forces have invaded Cybertron and the Autobots are near helpless against his Drone creations. Meanwhile the Wreckers undertake a daring endeavor to destroy the source of Bludgeon's power once and for all! Check out my review of "ReGeneration One #95)! (0 comments)
11/27/13: Sponsor News: BBTS -6" Star Wars Black, TF Voyager, Black Friday Sale, Imports, Walking Dead & More
2014 STAR WARS BLACK 6" FIGURE SERIES 01 - CASE, SINGLES
The new Assortment includes Episode V Bespin Luke, an Episode IV Stormtrooper, Episode III Obi-Wan Kenobi and Episode IV Han Solo. They are available as a Case of 4 at $79.99, or singly at $19.99 - $29.99 each.
TRANSFORMERS 2014 GENERATIONS VOYAGER SERIES 02 - CASE, SINGLE
Hasbro's new wave of Voyagers includes two of Whirl, and one each of Doubledealer and Springer. We have them listed as a Case of four for $89.99, with singles of Whirl at $29.99 and Doubledealer at $24.99.
11/27/13: Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Treadshot and Catgut reveal
The Transformers Collector's Club has posted an in-hand image of their upcoming subscription exclusive Treadshot with Catgut alongside the G1 character the toy is based on! Check out their Twitter post! (0 comments)
11/25/13: Toy Review: Generations Roadbuster
A warrior to the core, Roadbuster is among the most powerful and dedicated Autobots on the battlefield. When there are no battles he can get extremely bored, but those periods don't last long for this Wrecker! Check out my review of "Generations" Roadbuster! (0 comments)
11/25/13: Movie News: Empire magazine features "Age of Extinction" on its cover
Entertainment magazine Empire has released its cover featuring "Age of Extinction", the next live action "Transformers" film! It features Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz and a look at Optimus Prime wielding a sword! This issue hits stores Thursday and you can check out the online article here featuring an on set photo with director Michael Bay!
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11/25/13: Toy News: Walmart lists Bot Shots Protectobots!
Thanks to the awesome guys at Unicron.com, fans have now learned that Walmart has put a listing for Bot Shots Protectobots on their web site! The item isn't up for order yet. It features mostly redecos of existing sculpts except Blades, who appears to be a redeco of Whirl from a yet-to-be released assortment (and in Rescue Bot colors to boot!). (0 comments)
11/25/13: Toy News: Toys R Us Black Friday 2013 deal - Jetwing Optimus Prime for $49.99!
It's that time of year again, when stores offer deep discounts to attract customers. This year, Transformers fans will be interested to hear that Jetwing Optimus Prime (a leader class Optimus Prime with jet pack from "Dark of the Moon") will be reduced by almost 50% in price to $49.99! Check out Toys R Us' Black Friday Ad for details! (0 comments)