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Toy News: Hasbro Pulse Reveals "Kingdom" Battle Across Time Collection WFC-K42 Sideswipe & Maximal Skywarp

It is "Transformers Tuesday" once again and today Hasbro Pulse has revealed a new "Battle Across Time" two pack featuring an "Earth Mode" Sideswipe and Maximal Skywarp! The Sideswipe is a redeco and retool of Siege Sideswipe while Maximal Skywarp is a redeco/retool of Kingdom Airazor.

Comic Books: KING GRIMLOCK Reigns Supreme in August, Heralding a Huge Month for IDW’s TRANSFORMERS Comics

King Grimlock Reigns Supreme in August, Heralding a Huge Month for IDW’s Transformers Comics   A Swords-and-Sorcery Dinobot Epic, the Parallel Universe of Shattered Glass, and New Storylines in Ongoing Transformers Series Await Fans This Summer

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 18, 2021) – IDW’s sensational line of Transformers comic books will rule the summer… so proclaims King Grimlock!

Toy News: Amazon and Hasbro Pulse list "Kingdom" Battle Across Time Collection Deluxe two pack featuring Mirage and Grimlock

In a surprise move, Hasbro Pulse and Amazon have posted a pre-order listing for a Kingdom two pack featuring Maximal Grimlock and "Earth mode" Mirage!  Grimlock is a retool and redeco of Kingdom Dinobot while Mirage is a redeco and retool of Siege Mirage (the changes are subtle, but they're there including the knees and shoulders).  Pre-order now via this link to reserve your set and support BWTF! Here is the official press info from Hasbro on the two pack:

Media: "Beast Wars" Cicadacon Appears on PBS Segment

On April 27, 2021 PBS Newshour aired a segment about the emerging Cicada population in the United States. The segment "Cicada season: What to expect from the coming brood" is pretty standard fare at first (but fun if you are into nature). Towards the latter half of the segment, Chris Simon from the University of Connecticut presents some Cicada themed merchandise including Beast Wars Cicadacon! The aerial member of the Tripredacus team pops up around the 4:36 mark and Simon even explains he is a Transformers figure.

Promotional: Hasbro "Kingdom" Promotional Mailer Box

Transformers: War for Cybertron Kingdom is the latest chapter in the War for Cybertron trilogy of action figures and Netflix's animated series.  While the toys have been hitting shelves for months now, the new season of the Netflix show does not debut until July (along with Wave 3 of the toy line).  With that in mind, Hasbro has sent out a complimentary promotional box focused on Kingdom.  The items inside include: