Archive - Apr 2016

April 30th

Collectible News: Hallmark G1 Grimlock ornament coming in July

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Collectible News: Hallmark G1 Grimlock ornament coming in July

For the past couple of years, Hallmark has been releasing G1 themed Christmas tree decorations based on G1 characters. Previous years saw the release of Optimus Prime and Megatron, both based on their G1 toys. Thanks to a heads up from ASM Zine we now have a look at their next release: Grimlock! The description on Hallmark's site reads:

Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!

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NEW FUNKO ALIENS
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the incredible Aliens film with these new Funko figures. The Aliens ReAction 3-pack features Ripley, the 5.5” Power Loader suit and the 5.5” Alien Queen so you can reenact their famous showdown; and making their debut into the Pop! lineup is Ellen Ripley and the 6” super-sized Alien Queen.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=funko%20aliens

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Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Aliens, CA: Civil War, Batman, Terminator, Nintendo, Transformers, DBZ & More!

Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive General Sea Clamp

in Beast Wars, Botcon, Generations, News, Predacon, Voyager, Combiner Wars
Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive General Sea Clamp

Sea Clamp was once a Decepticon but his memories of that time are long gone. He now operates in secret along with the likes of Cicadacon and Ravage to further the Predacon agenda. Today's review takes a look at the third Predacon General: Sea Clamp!

April 28th

Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive General Cicadacon

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Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive General Cicadacon

Cicadacon is an ancient Transformer who has survived epic battles throughout history. His latest identity is General Cicadacon, a member of the Tripredacus Council! Today's review brings you a look at the scheming General Cicadacon.

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Combaticons group shot

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Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Combaticons group shot

In his never ending quest to bring us Transformers fans eye candy, TF Yuki has posted a photo featuring the Combaticons from "Unite Warriors". This features the exclusive Blast Off figure along with significant color differences focusing on being accurate to the cartoon.


April 27th

Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures

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Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures

Thanks to Oscar Fung of HK-TF fans now have some intriguing images to check out. A series of what appear to be leaks of "Titans Return" product reveals deco sheets for figures we've known about but other figures that have yet to be officially announced! The leak seems to indicate we are going to be seeing the following figures as Titan Masters:

  • Doublecross
  • Getaway
  • Hot Rod
  • Megatron (Voyager)
  • Optimus Prime (based on his G2 appearance, with alt Star Convoy head)
  • Sixshot
  • Triggerhappy
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures
Toy News: "Titans Return" leaks reveal possible new figures

April 26th

Toy Review: Botcon 2016 exclusive Ravage

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Toy Review: Botcon 2016 exclusive Ravage

Once a member of Megatron's Decepticon forces, the mysterious Ravage has survived countless battles and continues to pursue his former leader's agenda in the age of Maximals and Predacons. Today's review brings you a look at Botcon 2016 Ravage!

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron packaging reveal

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Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron packaging reveal

The "Unite Warriors" figures have been coming in very impressive looking boxed sets. Now we have our first look at the one for Computron thanks to (you guessed it) TF Yuki!


April 23rd

Article: "Beast Wars" changed Transformers and my life forever

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Article: "Beast Wars" changed Transformers and my life forever

Twenty years ago "Beast Wars Transformers" debuted on television and the toy line began to invade toy stores everywhere. This series holds a special place in my heart and in the history of "Transformers". Check out my write up about the series in celebration of its 20th Anniversary!

April 22nd

Toy News: "Transformers Adventure" Mini-Con functionality revealed

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Toy News: "Transformers Adventure" Mini-Con functionality revealed

It's been a bit quiet lately but now TF Yuki has posted some interesting new images featuring upcoming Mini-Cons for "Transformers Adventure". Unlike their "Robots in Disguise" counterparts it appears these little guys have pegs to allow them to attach to larger Transformers. To demonstrate this "Wandering Roller" is used from the Grand Galvatron set since he has a bunch of ports for Mini-Cons. Check out the Tweet in the embed below!