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May 22nd, 2012

Comic Books: "More than Meets the Eye" #5 Reviewed

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Decepticons loose in Delphi, betrayal from within and a hologram helps save the day. It's all a normal day's work with the Transformers in issue #5 of "More than Meets the Eye"! Check out BWTF's review of this fun issue!

Comic Books: "Autocracy" #10 reviewed

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Optimus Prime has risen! As he seeks out those who will serve as the foundation of the Autobot army, Hot Rod is tempted by Megatron to join the Decepticons! Intrigue and action take center stage in "Autocracy #10", available digitally tomorrow!

May 19th

Toy Review: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Arcee

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Fierce, determined and loyal to her friends, Arcee is a pure embodiment of an Autobot warrior. Through crushing losses she has risen up to face the Decepticons again and again in defense of her comrades. Check out BWTF's review of "Robots in Disguise" Arcee from Transformers Prime!

May 16th

Sponsor News: BBTS TF Prime Voyager WV2, Bowen, Mezco, Koto, Hot Toys, Gentle Giant, Bandai, WWE & More!

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Hi - Here is a quick update about another big batch of cool new preorders as well as some great new arrivals.

SCI-FI REVOLTECH SPIDER-MAN
We have just learned that a Sci-Fi Revoltech version of the Amazing Spider-man is on the way. it should arrive in August and is priced at $54.99.

GENTLE GIANT OFFERINGS
Five new items are on their way from Gentle Giant. The 12" scale "Kenner" figure line continues with Yoda, complete with robe and orange snake, and he is listed at $67.99, $7 off the MSRP. There is also a Ree Yees Mini Bust priced at $67.99 ($7 off the MSRP) and a White Clone Trooper Deluxe Statue that is to come with many alternate arms, and this piece is priced at $238.99, $26 off the MSRP. Part-time Avenger Moon Knight is getting his own Mini Bust, and it is priced at $62.99, $7 off the MSRP. Finally, the Deadpool Corps gets a box set including a bust of Kidpool and statues of Headpool, Dogpool and Squirrelpool; this set is priced at $179.99, $19 off the MSRP.

19" Universal Monsters Monster Scale Frankenstein
We've just put up this new 19" Monster Scale Frankenstein from Mezco. Each one is packaged in his own collector friendly display box.

Living Dead Dolls Presents: Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse
New in the Living Dead Dolls collection, we have the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse; War, Famine, Death, and Pestilance. Each doll comes complete with real cloth clothing and their own unique hobby horse. Pestilence also comes with a plague mask and War comes with a helmet and gas mask..

Living Dead Dolls: Toy Soldier
Another Living Dead Doll just put up is the Toy Soldier. Standing proudly in his dress uniform, the Toy Solder comes complete with a faux bearskin hat and is packaged in a special holiday coffin.

KOTOBUKIYA ITEMS
Kotobukiya has a number of new items up for pre-orders. Hawkeye gets added to the Classic Avengers Fine Art Statue line with a 1/6 scale statue that is priced at $188.99, $21 below the MSRP. Boba Fett's "Return of the Jedi" version is available as an ArtFX 1/10 scale piece, priced at $44.99 ($5 off the MSRP), and Dark Knight Rises Batman is the subject of a 1/6 scale ArtFX Statue priced at $116.99, $13 off the MSRP. In addition to these we have D-Style model kits of ARX-8 Laevatein from Full Metal Panic! and Yui Takamura's Takemikaduchi Type-00F, each listed at $17.99, Yusuke Urameshi as an ArtFX J Figure from YuYu Hakusho at $53.99, Yozora Mikazuki and Miki Hoshii Ani-Statues at $62.99 and $71.99 respectively and a Mawaru Penguindrum One Coin Figure Box of 12 at $53.99.

May 13th

Toy Review: Transformers Timelines "Invasion" Botcon 2012 Exclusive Metalhawk

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When the Autobots needed someone to head up their Japanese base, the Skyhammer they knew just the 'bot for the job: Metalhawk! This G1 "Masterforce" character returns for Botcon 2012! Check out my review of Botcon 2012 Metalhawk!

May 12th

Toy Review: Transformers Timelines Botcon 2012 Kick-Over

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His fighting skills were borne from the pits of Polyhex, but after leading a dramatic escape from the Decepticon, Kick-Over has gone on to become one of Optimus Prime's most trusted warriors. Today's review brings you a look at Botcon 2012 Kick-Over!

May 11th

Toy Review: Transformers Timelines "Invasion" Botcon 2012 Exclusive Optimus Prime

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In another universe, the name Optimus Prime strikes terror into allies and foes alike! Leading his army of evil Autobots, this mad despot has made conquest his mission and will stop at nothing to destroy the heroic Decepticons. Today's review brings you a look at the Botcon 2012 "Invasion" Shattered Glass Optimus Prime!

May 9th

Toy Reviews: McDonalds Happy Meal Breakdown & Knock Out

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One is a sadistic Decepticon scientist obsessed with his looks. The other is a gigantic brute bent on destruction. Together the two make up the first of my "Transformers Prime" Happy Meal toy reviews. The "Transformers Prime" section has now been updated with reviews of McDonalds Breakdown and Knock Out.

Toy Review: "Transformers Prime" Commander Class Optimus Prime

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Optimus Prime is one of the most powerful Autobots but also one of the wisest. His strength has guided freedom loving beings for eons. Now on Earth he fights to defend humanity against the evil of the Decepticons! Check out my review of Cyberverse Optimus Prime!

Sponsor News: Avengers, Batman, Transformers, Mattel, Imports & More

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Hi - Here is a quick update about a ton of cool new preorders as well as more new arrivals.

DEFENDERWORXS TRANSFORMER ACCESSORIES
DefenderWorx is licensed by Hasbro and makes all manner of accessories using Transformer branding. We have listings for three different styles of high-end sunglasses with Autobot and Decepticon symbols, priced at $297.99 each. We also have a variety of car accessories, starting with license plate frames at $14.99 and logo badges at $10.99 each, moving up the hitch plugs at $52.99 and finally Autobot Symbol LED Tail Lights, although these are currently only for use with 2010 - 2011 5th Generation Camaros. We expect to list more items from this company soon, so keep an eye out for new thing in the weeks to come.

8 GB FLASH DRIVES - AVENGERS, TRANSFORMERS
Seven new Flash Drives are up and ready for pre-orders. We have Iron Man's Helmet (Silver or Red & Gold), Mjolnir, a Hulk Fist and Cap's Shield from "The Avengers" and they are listed at $34.99 each. We also have Autobot and Decepticon Symbols from "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" at $39.99 each, and they have blue light-up sections as well as bottle openers on the backs.

PORTAL 2 ACCESSORIES
New vendor Crowded Coop has announced a treasure trove of accessories from Portal 2. We have rubber key caps, vinyl key chains, wristbands, patch sets, tin wall signs, plush key chains, iPhone cases, tote bags, messenger bags, lunch boxes, backpacks and more with your favorite characters, items and symbols from the game.

MOVIE MASTERPIECE THOR (THE AVENGERS)
Hot Toys' next figure from "The Avengers" is Thor, God of Thunder. This figure comes with a new head sculpt, his on-screen outfit, Mjolnir, multiple hands, the Tesseract and more. This fantastic figure is listed at $189.99, $10 off the MSRP.

GEARS OF WAR 3 FIGURE SERIES 03
The newest case of figures from Gears of War 3 is to include 5 each of Cog Soldier and Journey's End Marcus and two each of Savage Theron Version 01 and Savage Theron Version 02; this case is listed at $199.99, saving you $66 off the MSRP. We also have these figures listed as a set of four at $64.99, and singles of Cog Soldier and Journey's End Marcus at $17.99 each.

ADVENTURE TIME FIGURES
This popular show from Cartoon Network is now getting a whole line of figures from Jazwares. They include 2" figure packs, 5" figures, 7" plushes, 10" figures, 24" accessories, 22" plushes and 2" deluxe packs.