The folks at Super 7 have posted pre-order listings for the second wave of ULTIMATES! Transformers figures! This wave includes quite the mix showing much love for the G1 era. Featuring Bludgeon, Grimlock (dino mode), Megatron and Tracks, these figures have a ton of amazing accessories and pay homage to both the G1 animated series and comic books! Check out the official product descriptions and images below:
Celebrate 35 Years of TRANSFORMERS on the Big Screen When THE TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE
Takara Tomy Mall has posted its listing for the upcoming Masterpiece Nightbird Shadow! Nightbird Shadow is a redeco and retool of the Masterpiece Arcee figure based on the character who was first introduced in the G1 episode "Enter the Nightbird" (aka "The Shadow of Nightbird" in Japan).
Walmart and Hasbro Pulse have posted pre-orders for the R.E.D. [Robot Enhanced Design] Optimus Primal and Reformatting Megatron figures! Optimus Primal is based on his appearance in the 90's Beast Wars cartoon while Megatron calls back to the fateful scene where Unicron begins changing Megatron into Galvatron. Check out the product descriptions and images below!
Flame Toys has updated their Facebook page revealing two upcoming Furai Model kits: Bludgeon and Banzai-Tron! These highly stylized versions of the G1 characters look fantastic so far and it will be most exciting to see prototype and final production photos down the line!
Yesterday it was revealed that Hasbro would be releasing Generations Selects Leader Class Galvatron in G1 toy inspired colors. This is also inspired by the "Galvatron II" character seen in the Marvel UK comic books in the 80's.
Toy News: Official Press Release & Product Images for "Collaborative" J Balvin/Transformers Crossover
Hasbro and NTWRK have released the official press release and images for the upcoming Collaborative figure between musician J Balvin and the Transformers brand! Check out the press release and images below:
GLOBAL SUPERSTAR J BALVIN AND TRANSFORMERS TEAM UP FOR FIRST-EVER MUSIC COLLABORATIVE FIGURE ‘J BALVINTRON’ TO DEBUT ON NTWRK
A few days ago Hasbro revealed that Shout!
Recently a seller on ebay posted a Promotion Kit for the 1986 Transformers animated film. Nowadays press kits are often handled via electronic means in the form of high quality images and PDF files, but back in the day they were often physical folders with information and promotional materials. I snagged this promotional kit and now I have scanned its contents for fandom to enjoy! Check out the scans of this 1986 Promotion Kit.
Back in the 80's, it was common practice for movie studios to promote their films with printed press kits. These would often contain all sorts of material including information on the film, stills on glossy paper, cast information and more. Nowadays this is mostly done via electronic press kits including high quality images and press releases. Recently two press kits went up on ebay for the 1986 The Transformers: The Movie theatrical film. One was going for over $800 while another went for considerably less. While the $800+ auc