After many years of absence from the United States, Toys"R"Us has opened its first retail store in years at the American Dream Mall. This was first revealed at the beginning of December, but it has now become a reality! I visited the store on opening day (its Grand Opening is this coming Tuesday, the 21st) and took photos and video. You can hear my thoughts on the store in the video or browse through the gallery below of 50+ images. Please forgive the shakiness in the video. It was less than ideal conditions to record and I did not have a gim
This evening Hasbro Pulse held its live 1027 Pulse Premium event featuring reveals of upcoming figures including Transformers. Newly revealed is Lift Ticket! This figure is a redeco of Earthrise Hoist based on one of the Diaclone decos never used in the Transformers toy line. There was a Botcon exclusive of this character in 2015, but this represents a new iteration of the character (and the sticker on the side in vehicle mode hints as to his sub-group affiliation). Official ph
Tomorrow Hasbro will be holding Pulse Con 2021, an event dedicated not only to their brands but also entertainment guests including Patton Oswalt, Vince DiCola and Matthew Lillard! For those looking for Transformers news, there will be two panels held. Check out the details below:
The HasLab Victory Saber project is almost a week old with over 5,300 backers to date! Now thanks to the official Transformers Facebook page has been updated with news that a grey model of the Victory Saber set will be on display at FAN EXPO Boston at booth 721! They also posted a whole bunch of new images giving us an alternative (and updated) look at the figures.
Yesterday Hasbro held its Hasbro Pulse FAN FEST 2021 event and some fans asked for my reactions. I thought it would be fun to put together a video (my first!) with my thoughts on the Transformers reveals from the event. Check it out in the embed below:
HASBRO PRESENTS “HASBRO PULSE FAN FEST” – A NEW VIRTUAL EVENT DEDICATED TO THE HASBRO FAN COMMUNITY
Bob Budiansky is well known to long time Transformers fans as one of the original writers on the Marvel Comics Transformers title that served as the foundation for decades of Transformers stories, characters and ideas. Now fans will have a chance to participate in a Q & A session along with an interview via Comixplex! Check out the official information and promo images below:
On November 19, 2020, several media venues gathered in a Virtual Zoom Conference for an Unboxing Event. This gave these fans their first chance at checking out the first wave of War for Cybertron: Kingdom action figures in person! You can read my report and see pics of the Kingdom figures here ahead of their retail release.
Hasbro Unboxing Event (2020)