Archive - Oct 6, 2016

Events Coverage: Death Race 2050 at New York Comic-Con 2016

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Events Coverage: Death Race 2050 at New York Comic-Con 2016

This year's New York Comic-Con 2016 experience has already revealed a bunch of Transformers news, but this event is huge and encompasses a ton of other media. One example is the upcoming "Death Race 2050" film by Roger Corman. This film is a reimagining of the classic "Death Race 2000" film starring Manu Bennett (of "Arrow" and "Shannara Chronicles" fame). Yesterday evening fans were treated to a trailer, ten minutes of the film and a panel with Manu Bennett and Roger Corman. Afterward there was an autograph signing!

Events Coverage: Death Race 2050 at New York Comic-Con 2016
Events Coverage: Death Race 2050 at New York Comic-Con 2016

Toy News: Hasbro Unveils 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Optimus Prime Helmet at NYCC 2016

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Toy News: Hasbro Unveils 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Optimus Prime Helmet at NYCC 2016

At today's Hasbro panel during New York Comic-Con 2016 the first toy from "The Last Knight" was revealed! Instead of being an action figure, it was a new version of the Optimus Prime helmet with phrases and voice changing features. Here's the official write up:

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT OPTIMUS PRIME Voice Changer Helmet
(Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $79.99/Available: Spring 2017)

Event Coverage: Hasbro panel at New York Comic-Con 2016

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Event Coverage: Hasbro panel at New York Comic-Con 2016

Earlier today the Hasbro Transformers brand team members Ben Montano and John Warden participated in a panel at New York Comic-Con. This panel was live streamed however at this time I have not been able to find a video link for it on Twitch's web site. In the meantime however you can read over my Tweets from the panel.

Event Coverage: Hasbro panel at New York Comic-Con 2016
Event Coverage: Hasbro panel at New York Comic-Con 2016
Event Coverage: Hasbro panel at New York Comic-Con 2016
Event Coverage: Hasbro panel at New York Comic-Con 2016

Event Coverage: Custom Transformers Camaro at NYCC 2016

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Event Coverage: Custom Transformers Camaro at NYCC 2016

While walking the New York Comic-Con floor I came across a surprise: a custom 2017 Chevrolet Camaro covered in Transformers "Titans Return" graphics! The hood has Fortress Maximus' artwork on it while the grid pattern schematics appear on the sides and back. Check out these pics of this awesome looking vehicle!

Event Coverage: Custom Transformers Camaro at NYCC 2016
Event Coverage: Custom Transformers Camaro at NYCC 2016
Event Coverage: Custom Transformers Camaro at NYCC 2016
Event Coverage: Custom Transformers Camaro at NYCC 2016
Event Coverage: Custom Transformers Camaro at NYCC 2016

Event Coverage: New York Comic-Con 2016 Thursday Photos

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Event Coverage: New York Comic-Con 2016 Thursday Photos

New York Comic-Con 2016 has kicked off! Today is traditionally the "calm day" making it ideal for photos. However this convention has grown every year and today was much more crowded and busy than I had expected. Still I braved the many elbows and back pack collisions to take photos for your viewing pleasure! Check out my gallery on Facebook to check them out.

Event Coverage: Hasbro to live stream at NYCC 2016

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As part of their promotion of upcoming products Hasbro will be holding a live presentation during New York Comic-Con 2016's Twitch stream! Between 1:15-1:45PM EDT point your browser to http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Events/NYCCLive/ to check out the video.

BWTF will be live tweeting the video so be sure to follow me @BWTF_Ben for coverage!

Event Coverage: 'Twas the Night Before 2016 Report

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Event Coverage: 'Twas the Night Before 2016 Report

Last night fan media attended Hasbro's annual 'Twas the Night Before... event featuring a party atmosphere with previews of upcoming action figures from lines like Marvel, My Little Pony and more! Of course BWTF's focus was Transformers. This morning I bring you my report on this event with links to galleries of images. When you're done reading, head on over to Facebook to chat about the reveals with your fellow fans!