Sponsor News: BigBadToyStore Lists Yolopark's "Bumblebee" Movie Optimus Prime High End Action Figure

Ben's World of Transformers sponsor BigBadToyStore has put up a listing for an extraordinary Optimus Prime action figure by Yolopark. Standing at 25 inches (64.3 cm) tall, a combination of materials including brass and 333 points of articulation this is definitely a piece for the discriminating collector! Optimus Prime is priced at $2,999.99 and due to ship in Q1 2022.

Movies: "The Transformers: The Movie" (1986) Press Kit on Ebay

Back in the 80's, it was a popular practice to create a printed set of materials to promote entertainment projects. The 1986 Transformers animated movie was no exception. Now thanks to an ebay auction by seller rstrob.d2bzflh we now have a look at this kit! The cover features the movie poster art used in the United States and it includes informational materials and even a film slide of the poster!

Toy News: Takara Tomy Posts Side by Side Photos of "G1" and "Masterpiece" Skids

There has been much information released in the past couple of weeks about Masterpiece Skids and his redeco/retool Reboost. For those who have been curious about how Masterpiece Skids measures up against his G1 counterpart, Takara Tomy has your back! Earlier today the @TF_Pr Twitter account posted images of the original and upcoming Skids figures side by side in both modes! You can see the photos below and in the embedded Tweet.

Toy News: Leader Class "Earthrise" Doubledealer and Optimus Prime on Heavy Discount at Ollie's

Ollie's is well known for its heavy discounts including Transformers. This week their special is a huge shipment of Leader Class Doubledealer and Optimus Prime from Earthrise! These figures originally retailed for $49.99 but Ollie's is selling them for $19.99! You can head over to the Ollie's web site to see if you have a store by you to take advantage of this incredible discount. Special thanks to fellow fan Mike L. for the image from in-store below.