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April 30th

"Last Stand of the Wreckers" #4 Reviewed

The stakes build as sacrifices are made, revelations are brought to light and Overlord continues his rampage! Check out my review of "Last Stand of the Wreckers" #4, in comic shops now!

Botcon 2010 officially announces its third exclusive: Streetstar!

The Official Botcon 2010 web site has announced its third exclusive to be featured in its boxed set for Botcon 2010: Streetstar! Originally intended to be a modern day representation of the unreleased Generation 2 Streetwise, the name Streetstar comes from the Guard City combiner released in 1992, a redeco of the Protectobots exclusive to Japan! Check out the pictures of Streetstar on the Botcon 2010 web site.

Del Rey announces "Transformers Exodus" origin novel

Before the Transformers came to Earth, their civil war raged for millions of years on their homeworld of Cybertron. Now the untold story of that era will be chronicled in "Transformers Exodus", a novel due in June 2010! Written by Alexander C. Irvine (Buyout, the Narrows, A Scattering of Jades) will write the book which Del Rey's site describes as: "What happens between Orion Pax and Megatron forever changes the destiny of all Transformers.

April 23rd

Revenge of the Fallen Stealth Bumblebee Reviewed

When Bumblebee needs to sneak around with more efficiency than usual, he goes stealth! This redeco of Legends Bumblebee has been reviewed here.

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"Revenge of the Fallen" Sequel "Nefarious" #2 Reviewed

The Decepticons begin to escalate Scoundwave's plans as The Initiative continues its machinations, all in issue #2 of "Nefarious", the "Revenge of the Fallen" sequel. Check out my review of issue #2 here.

New Botcon 2010 exclusive revealed: Streetstar!

The third Botcon 2010 exclusive has been revealed to be Streetstar (a.k.a. Streetwise from the Protectobot team). No doubt the name has been changed due to trademark issues, but the deco is clearly based on that character's unreleased Generation 2 deco was. This cool figure will be part of the Botcon 2010 boxed set and shows the unconventional direction this set is taking!

April 16th

Revenge of the Fallen Bumblebee versus Shadow Striker Target exclusive Reviewed

The beginning of 2010 kicked off with the Transformers "NEST" promotion, involving getting figures with the "NEST" symbol that included stickers to mail in with a form. One of these exclusive figure sets is Bumblebee versus Shadow Striker, only available at Target. BWTF reviews this set is here for you to read!

April 15th

Botcon 2010 Brochure Posted

As the excitement builds for Botcon 2010, registration draws near. To whet your appetites, the Botcon 2010 brochure has been posted. Check it out to find out information on the convention and some previously unrevealed character choices for the toy set!

Revenge of the Fallen Legends Class Rampage and Ravage Reviewed

The Hunt for the Decepticons begins on BWTF with reviews of Legends Class Rampage and Ravage. These two tiny titans are among the first wave of Legends Class figures from the new subline branching off of the "Revenge of the Fallen" storyline. Check out their reviews here and here.