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TFsource 9-22 Weekly SourceNews!

Posted on 09-22-2014 at 11:59 AM by ORIO under Sponsor News
TFW2005 friend and sponsor TFsource just dropped us a line with their latest SourceNews! Check out what's going on over at the Source with the newsletter below!

Greetings Sourcefans!
This week we have preorders for items like MP-23 - Masterpiece Exhaust - with Collectors Coin, MP-24 - Masterpiece Star Saber - with Collectors Coin, Reformatted - R-01C - Terminus Hexatron Continuum, Unique Toys - Ordin - O-01 Troll, DR. Wu - DW-M02 Mercenary, and updated photos for Warbotron - WB03-A, Reformatted - R-08Z - Zinnia Parapax Medic. We have new intock items like Reformatted - R-06 - Tigris the Shock Trooper, Reformatted - R-02 - Talon the Aerial Assaulter, Warbotron - WB01-A - Air Burst, a restock of TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-04 Aethon and Prometheus - Gumball, with Fansproject - Function X-4: Sigma L shipping out this week! Visit the Source Blog for our latest Source Articles, Interviews! And Visit our sister site for non-transformers collectibles! All this and more in this week's SourceNews!

In this issue of SourceNews:
1. Great news - Fansproject confirmed Sigma-L will start shipping out this week!
2. Updated photos of Warbotron's WB03-A!
3. Updated photos of MMC R-08Z Zinnia!
4. New preorder up - Unique toys New Combiner Ordine's first figure - Troll!
5. New Masterpiece Preorders Up!
6. New Transformers Generations Instock and Preorders!
7. Perfect Effect Warden-Add on & Other Preorders now up!
8. TFSource Restock - TFC's Gumball and Aethon!
9. 3rd Party Customs Update!
10. Now Available For Preorder - GCreation Shuraking SRK-01!
11. Now available for Preorder - Toyworld's TW-D01 Roar!
12. theToySource Updates!
13. Source Blog Updates!
14. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
15. Newest Instock items at TFsource

Legends Brainstorm, Swerve and Tailgate - New Figure King Magazine Images

Posted on 09-22-2014 at 08:22 AM by StayingInTheBox under Japanese Transformers
kaX7pcQ Hat tip to TFW2005 boards member Type-R for providing an in hand scan of Takara's Legends Brainstorm, Swerve and Tailgate from the latest Figure King Magazine. Within the scan we can notice a few differences between the Hasbro and Takara releases of the characters. Brainstorm's deco is darker overall replacing Hasbro's grays with with more black. Swerve features a darker red and his mini-con partner's deco is completely new ditching the Hasbro blue for a predominant white color scheme. Similarly, Tailgate continues the darker color layout with a much darker blue compared to Hasbro's.

We'll hopefully be able to see more clearly once these Legends figures are scanned in high-res or in hand reviews are available.

For now, check out the new images after the jump.
Views: 3,863 / Credit: Type-R of the 2005 Boards!

Hero Mashers Soundwave and Slug Found at US Retail.

Posted on 09-21-2014 at 02:11 PM by Jacer under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
10659312_10152661229759000_6526139175408711018_n-1 TFW member, Worldsgreatest found the next wave of Hero Mashers Battle Upgrade Figures Slug and Soundwave at a Target in Hanover, PA. Slug comes with Snarl's Tail and Soundwaves comes with Sideswipe's arm.

Happy Hunting folks.
Views: 3,556 / Credit: woldsgreatest of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Generations Deluxe Wave 4 Found at US Retail

Posted on 09-21-2014 at 01:43 PM by Jacer under Generations / Classics
dc92ad1758a807681ccacc90f3f12454 Very exciting news today, member Arduous found Generations Deluxe Class Wave 4 at his local Walmart in Springfield, Missouri. This wave includes the highly anticipated "Fan Built Bot" Windblade who is 30th "Thrilling 30" figure. Nightbeat, a redeco of last year's Generations Bumblebee with a new head sculpt. Crosscut, a redeco of Generations Skids sorting a new head sculpt. Lastly in the wave is Jhiaxus which is a remold of Generations Armada Starscream.

Happy Hunting everyone!
Views: 5,678 / Credit: Arduous, EMP Starscream of the 2005 Boards!

Protectobots Evac Squad & Emergency Rescue Sets released in Malaysia

Posted on 09-21-2014 at 10:24 AM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
27468868d1411304609-protectobots-sets-found-toy-r-us-malaysia-image The Protectobots multipacks have now been found at retail in Asia. These releases - which we suspect might be Asia exclusive - have been found at a Toys R Us in Sunway Pyramid, Malaysia.

The five Protectobots are represented across the two multipacks, using a variety of older molds. The Evac Squad set features Hot Spot and Blades, with repainted from United Artfire (which combined the Classics Grapple crane with the Inferno body) and Blades repainted from Revenge of the Fallen Blazemaster. The Emergency Response set repurposes Transformers Prime Ratchet as First Aid, Beast Hunters Prowl as Streetwise / Streetsmart and the Cyberverse Legion Arcee as Groove.

A big thanks goes to TFW2005 member Wildstrikes for the news tip.
Views: 4,706 / Credit: Wildstrikes of the 2005 Boards!

NJCC November 9th 2014 Mega Door Prize Announcement MTCM-03 Quantron Box Set

Posted on 09-21-2014 at 09:39 AM by DESTRO under Conventions
newjerseycollectorscon-logo_1358862156 New Jersey Collectors Con is proud to announce the November 9th 2014 NJCC Mega Door Prize "MTCM-03 Quantron Box Set"! The mighty Quantron stands 28CM/11" tall in combined mode and features five-members where each member can transform into a Sci-Fi style vehicle.
  • Blindfire
  • Celeritas
  • Overheat
  • SonicDrill
  • MetalStorm

When and Where Is The Next New Jersey Collectors Con?
Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Sunday, November 9th, 2014

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AFX Door Prize #4 Announcement: Transformers GO Samurai Squad Set

Posted on 09-21-2014 at 08:29 AM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
Transformers-GO-Samurai-Squad Action Figure Expo will be giving away door prizes all day at the September 28th event. The fourth door prize announcement is a set of Transformers GO Samurai Squad figures thanks to show sponsor Madhaus Collectibles. Check out the Madhaus Collectibles booth at the show or online for a great selection of Japanese and 3rd party Transformers.

The 11th Annual Canadian Action Figure Expo features special guest GIJoe creator Mr. Larry Hama who will be signing and meeting with the attendees as day long, September 28th, 2014 at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre – 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario.

The show features a huge selection of vintage 80s toys and all the latest releases from today such as Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Masters of the Universe (vintage and modern), Super Heroes (Marvel Universe/Legends, DC Universe etc), Wrestling, and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles.

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WTF@TFW Podcast episode 321 now online

Posted on 09-21-2014 at 07:12 AM by Sol Fury under Site Updates
Menu-PepPizza_zps80794a3f It's Emergency Tuesday Pizza Time with Vangelus and Seth Buzzard on another installment of WTF@TFW!!

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 321

And if you want to hear some lengthy Age of Extinction roundtable discussion, check out our long-delayed WTF @ Age of Extinction podcast!
WTF @ Age of Extinction - July 18 2014

If you use iTunes and regularly subscribe to podcasts, you can add us to your player and have the software download each episode automatically each time we update. To do that, and give us a reviews on iTunes, click here: Transformers Podcast on iTunes.

Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33 30th Anniversary Sarah Stone Cover

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 12:47 PM by Mechafire under Comics
tumblr_nc24el3eRL1rojbapo1_1280 IDW Transformers artist Sarah Stone has posted the Transformers: Robots in Disguise #33 30th Anniversary cover up on her Tumblr. The cover features none other than fan-favorite Last Stand of the Wreckers character Ironfist/Fisitron:

30th Anniverssary Cover (3 of 3)! The previous two I did are here and here. This ended up being a very emotional part of Last Stand of the Wreckers for me, so here’s my tribute. Thank you again, IDW, for allowing me to participate in TF’s 30th birthday. <3

Check it out after the break!
Views: 3,157

IDW Transformers Trade Paperbacks for March 2015

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 12:36 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
1252827-transformers_universe_v1_003 Amazon has put up a pair of listings for two new IDW Transformers trade paperbacks. The first of these, due March 3 2015, is the expected collected edition for Transformers: Primacy - the third Flint Dille penned miniseries telling the tale of the early years of the war on Cybertron, the first two issues of which are available now.

The second of the trade paperbacks is perhaps the more shocking. Coming completely out of the left field is Transformers Classics Volume 8. This one is due on March 10, 2015. It collects the Transformers Universe profile books that Marvel published in 1986 which covered the cast and characters of the first three years of the Transformers toyline. Also collected in this volume are the character biographies that were published in issues #47-49, 56-72, and 74-79 of the Marvel US run. Topping off the collection is the original four issue G.I. Joe and the Transformers crossover miniseries.

There's no cover art for either of these yet - watch this space for more updates.
Views: 2,117 / Credit: Predakwon of the 2005 Boards!

Generations Legends Gears & Acid Storm Sighted at US Retail

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 12:25 PM by Mechafire under Transformers Generations Classics 3.0
1D407EF1-1693-4792-8929-B420F53062AB_zps0zivxbcp TFW2005 boards member cdavid3 has dropped by to let us know that he sighted the Transformers Generations Legends Gears and Acid Storm figures at a Target in Fremont, CA.

Keep an eye out for these little guys at your local retailers if you're interested in them!
Views: 3,027 / Credit: cdavid3 of the 2005 Boards!

Warbotron WB-03A Unofficial Afterburner New Images

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 12:16 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
reduced-image_8970_106 Our sponsors TFSource have sent us some new images of the Warbotron WB-03A "not-Afterburner". This figure will be the first entry into Warbotron's second gestalt, an unofficial Computron. We've also thrown in a couple of vehicle mode shots from Weibo user wangjiaodongman.

He's due out next month alongside the fourth of the Warbotron Combaticons. If you're collecting Warbotron, get ready - it's going to be a pricey month!
Views: 5,350 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

TFW's Generations Jetfire In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 07:52 AM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
Jetfire-Robot-92 For our next gallery, it's time to bring on the big guy! Generations Jetfire is this year's high-end offering in the Generations line, and like Metroplex before him, he stands as a testament to how Hasbro genuinely does care about the fans.

Generations Jetfire is a very faithful update of the original Jetfire / Skyfire from Generation 1. He blends in elements of the original toy with the non-Robotech infringing animation model, effectively transforming from a very Generation 1 fighter jet to a very sharp version of the robot mode from the cartoon. He's a big and chunky toy, with great poseability. For accessories, Jetfire has a missile launching rifle plus detachable armor and boosters (none of which needs to come off for transformation - a great touch). He's also got a visor which can be removed to reveal the original head from the animation model - and when that visor is on, it lines up perfectly with the robot eyes underneath.

All in all, this Generations Jetfire is a great toy who makes a fantastic 30th birthday present to Transformers fans. He is for the moment the definitive version of Jetfire which for us hits all the right notes. Greatly recommended - check out our gallery of almost 200 pictures and see for yourself:

Generations Jetfire Gallery
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Transformers Cloud Hellwarp Official Images

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 07:26 AM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
2_000000002781 E-Hobby have updated their site with a preorder page for the Transformers Cloud Hellwarp. This figure - a redeco of Generations Sky-Byte in Skywarp colors - is exclusive to E-Hobby and looks as sharp as the inspiration behind the deco is convoluted. Check out the new images attached to this post.
Views: 2,869 / Credit: PoweredConvoy of the 2005 Boards!

Takara-Tomy AD-31 Ultimate Optimus Prime New Image

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 07:16 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
wwwdotuporg5323839 Takara-Tomy's LA-13 Battle Attack Nemesis Prime has just been released in Japan - and it comes with a flyer that shows off the next major Japan-only release in all its glory. AD-31 "Ultimate" Optimus Prime is a heavily remolded version of the Leader class mold, featuring a premium paint job, reworked weapons, remolded chest and head, and new arms. This is the first time we've seen the figure fully painted - check it out!
Views: 7,051 / Credit: japanda of the 2005 Boards!

Tom Scioli Transformers VS G.I. Joe Interview on creating a crossover

Posted on 09-20-2014 at 07:03 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
STK642790 has posted a long and in-depth interview with the writer of IDW's Transformers VS G.I. Joe series, Tom Scioli. This interview covers a lot of the creative process behind the crossover, from inspirations to the involvement of Hasbro and IDW Publishing - and indeed there is also an answer to the question "how long does this plan to carry on for" - the answer being that Tom Scioli "could do this indefinitely".

Check out the full interview at Deadshirt!
Views: 1,159 / Credit: Anguirus of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack - Hidden Face Reveal?

Posted on 09-19-2014 at 11:40 AM by StayingInTheBox under Transformers Masterpiece
Bx6GYOuCAAES9ci We continue to be surprised with new reveals and features from the Transformers Masterpiece toy line. Earlier this morning we learned even more about MP Star Saber and now it's Wheeljack's turn to surprise us, which was just recently released in Japan.

Weibo user ZEUX1S shared with us an interesting reveal when Wheeljack's head sculpt was disassembled, showing off a strong resemblance to the Animated Wheeljack's head design. TFW2005 board member GogDog put together a side by side image of MP and Animated Wheeljack's heads showing what appears to be a mustache on the Masterpiece figure among other shared characteristics, similar to the Animated design.

Coincidence? A nod to Animated fans by the Takara designers? We'll let you be the judge, so hit the discussion link below!
Views: 12,301 / Credit: Tekmen and GogDog of the 2005 Boards!

Tempting Collectibles Update 9/19/2014

Posted on 09-19-2014 at 11:30 AM by Tony_Bacala under Sponsor News
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Transformers Animated Seeing a Return?

Posted on 09-19-2014 at 09:58 AM by StayingInTheBox under Animated
Transformers_Animated_Autobots_Grou_1340114548 Artist Marcelo Matere, known for several pieces of work including an extensive profile of Transformers, just dropped a bit of teaser that is sure to send a corner of the Transformers Fandom into a frenzy! On Marcelo's twitter page earlier today, he revealed that he is "Working on Transformers Animated again. News soon!"

Marcelo has worked with Transformers Animated in the past, most notably his cover work with The AllSpark Almanacs. What does his tweet suggest to you? Are we seeing a new comic book run? Another edition of the The AllSpark Almanac?

Keep it locked here on TFW2005 as more news breaks on this Animated announcement! For now, speculate away!
Views: 6,230

Transformers: Age of Extinction DVD with Exclusive Kre-O Box Set

Posted on 09-19-2014 at 09:54 AM by DESTRO under Kre-O
dvd-set-kre-o New images have been posted up over at Toys R Us for an exclusive Transformers: Age of Extinction DVD with Exclusive Kre-O box set. There was not much information included with the Pre-Order but we do have the image that was included with the new store listing.

Check out the new Transformers: Age of Extinction DVD with Exclusive Kre-O Box Set images after the jump.
Views: 3,228

Robot Kingdom Newsletter #1240

Posted on 09-19-2014 at 09:29 AM by StayingInTheBox under Sponsor News
Friend and site sponsor Robot Kingdom just dropped us a line with their latest newsletter. Check out what's been happening at Robot Kingdom with the info below!

Here is a quick update from Robotkingdom.

Free TF Movie 3 Trading Cards for every orders and unsent Preorders!
For every USD50 ordered, 4 pack of TF Movie 3 Trading card will be included.
For over USD300 Order, A Card Album will also be included!

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Generations 2014 Deluxe Wave 5 Sealed Case of 8.
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Movie 4 Platinum Edition Autobot 5Pack.
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Movie 4 Platinum Edition First Edition Optimus Prime with trailer.
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Mastermind Creations Zinnia ("Paradron Medic") - New Images and Release Date

Posted on 09-19-2014 at 08:49 AM by StayingInTheBox under 3rd Party Unlicensed
R08Z_2__55652141108354612801280 Independent group Mastermind Creations has revealed new images of Zinnia via Planet Steel Express, part of the Reformatted Fembot series. Zinnia is based on the Generation 1 character Paradron Medic, part of a group of pacifist Autobots who left Cybertron to escape the Great War.

Zinnia is shown in what appears to be a close to final product, also revealing her accessories which have the appearance of blasters, but could potentially be more character fitting surgical tools. Along with the new images, we have a new release date as well, which is scheduled for November 5, 2014.

Check it out after the jump and hit the discussion link below to discuss in the TFW2005 forums!
Views: 3,433 / Credit: Magnoir of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber More New Images - Sword Details

Posted on 09-19-2014 at 08:27 AM by StayingInTheBox under Transformers Masterpiece
Bx4yeqgCAAAb-Bu Let's get this weekend started off right! How about some brand new images of that one talked about Masterpiece figure: Star Saber! The Transformers TakaraTomy Twitter page tweeted some new images this morning revealing more details about Star Sabers weaponry. With the help of Google Translate and the images provided we see even more detail and features emerge about this Masterpiece figure:

Google Translate - [ Star Saber information ② ] Saber Sword , comes with blade and handle parts of small for Saber . You can also change the orientation of the blade and two-handed in putting the blue grip parts . The storage of the OK ☆ jets also made ​​to have it with a blade longer to handle small it is also possible !

Be sure to make the jump to see the new images of the swords and let TFW know how excited you are for Masterpiece Star Saber!
Views: 4,832 / Credit: Magnoir of the 2005 Boards!

Takara-Tomy Legends Swerve, Tailgate and Brainstorm Decos Teased

Posted on 09-18-2014 at 05:06 PM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
thumb_lg09 Takara-Tomy have begun to update their website to show off the next few releases in their Transformers Legends line. Swarp aka Swerve, Tailgate and Brainstorm now have thumbnail images on the release listing for the line, although there's no full images in the Takara-Tomy product catalog - yet.

What we can see from the images are that Swerve and Tailgate both feature some darker colors compared to their US releases - Swerve has a darker maroon closer to his original tone, and Tailgate's teal is also darker. His chest has some silver on it, and there's an Autobot symbol on the torso.

Brainstorm meanwhile has a much more detailed deco - lots more painted details on the torso including some silver on the torso and red and silver on the chest wings.

Keep it TFW for more news as it emerges - we expect Takara-Tomy will release full images of these three fairly soon.
Views: 7,451 / Credit: PoweredConvoy of the 2005 Boards!

TCC Figure Subscription Service Serpent O.R. New Image

Posted on 09-18-2014 at 03:08 PM by StayingInTheBox under Conventions
SERPENTORpreview The Transformers Collector's Club updated their homepage with the fifth reveal of the TFSS 3.0. Today's reveal is the Transformers/G.I. Joe crossover Serpent O.R.!

From the TCC's press release: The Transformers Collectors' Club Figure Subscription Service (TFSS) for version 3.0 is at the half way point, and we only have two reveals left! A very interesting figure that has appeal to fans of both Transformers and G.I. Joe, this character is a mix of the greatest military minds from throughout human history meshed with Cybertronian technology - Serpent O.R.!

Check out the new image after the jump and if you're interested, head over to the Transformers Collectors Club homepage to find out more and sign up for the third year of the TCC figure subscription service, which will feature in addition to Serpent O.R., Carzap with G.B. Blackrock Kreon, Tarantulas, a Generation 2 Starscream, Krok with Gatoraider, and Nacelle.
Views: 5,332 / Credit: Autobot City Comics 2008 of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Cloud Roadbuster and Hellwarp New Image

Posted on 09-18-2014 at 09:08 AM by StayingInTheBox under Japanese Transformers
bnr_tfcloud140918 Hat tip to TFW2005 boards member PoweredConvoy for linking us to a new promo image for the newest Transformers Cloud figures: Roadbuster and Hellwarp. The promo image found on the TakaraTomy Mall's home page not only gives us another look at the Takara exclusive repaints, but also provides a preorder window of September 24 - November 4, 2014. As with past releases, several of TFW's sponsors may also carry these figures.

As a reminder of who these characters are and what their paint schemes represent, Roadbuster is a Transformers Energon Ironhide themed repaint. He'll be the fourth release of TakaraTomy Mall exclusives.

Hellwarp is a little more obscure, but TFW's very own Sol Fury provides a great summary of who Hellwarp is: Hellwarp is a completely new, non-homage character, there was a Hellscream in 1998's Beast Wars Second, who was a remold of Cybershark to represent an evolved version of that show's Starscream. Hellwarp is a similar concept - a recolored version of Generations Skybyte to represent a cyborg shark evolution of skywarp. To top it off, the mohawk head that using the Skybyte mold gives Skywarp just might be a reference to Transformers Armada Skywarp, who also had a fin on his head. Hellwarp is the E-Hobby exclusive of the fourth set of Cloud releases.

Check it out after the jump and discuss away!
Views: 6,219 / Credit: PoweredConvoy of the 2005 Boards!

Angry Birds Transformers: Foreman Pig as Lockdown Video

Posted on 09-18-2014 at 08:45 AM by StayingInTheBox under Video Games
RovioMobile updated their YouTube channel with a brand new Angry Birds Transformers clip, this time showing off the Foreman Pig as Lockdown! Lockdown is seen in his Age of Extinction movie form, this time with the ability to show off a few dance moves. Check it out below!

Views: 1,069 / Credit: optimegatron of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers: Legends Game Event - Only Human

Posted on 09-17-2014 at 11:54 PM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
tumblr_inline_nc2glsVcMY1slbwep Transformers: Legends event Only Human is now live.

Event Synopsis:
RODIMUS, ULTRA MAGNUS, SPRINGER and ARCEE foil VICTOR DRATH’S attempt to steal the powerful, but volatile, Newtronium. DRATH, fed up with their constant interference, calls on the mercenary OLD SNAKE for help.

VICTOR DRATH lures the AUTOBOTS into a trap, and using OLD SNAKE’S technology, transfers their minds into the bodies of synthoids. OLD SNAKE convinces DRATH to use the now-mindless AUTOBOTS as weapons, by outfitting them with controls.

Meanwhile, as the RODIMUS and his friends get used to their new bodies, they learn that DRATH and OLD SNAKE are going to use their bodies to blow up AUTOBOT CITY. It is now a race against time, as the now-human AUTOBOTS try to warn the city and stop VICTOR DRATH’S forces.

Will the AUTOBOTS reclaim their bodies, or will they be trapped in them forever? Will OLD SNAKE be able to help VICTOR DRATH destroy AUTOBOT CITY and claim his revenge? Find out on TRANSFORMERS: LEGENDS – “ONLY HUMAN”!

Also, we want to wish a Happy 30th Birthday to Transformers!

Note: A bug has been identified where the stats of this event's EVO cards are underpowered. Mobage/DeNA is working on a fix.
Views: 3,805

The Hub No More - Discovery to Rebrand the Hub and Take Larger Stake

Posted on 09-17-2014 at 04:32 PM by Tony_Bacala under Other News
hub Deadline is reporting that The Hub, a joint venture with Discovery Networks and Hasbro, is no more. The channel will be re-branded in "Discovery: XYZ" fashion, most likely Discovery Family. They will also be taking a larger stake of the channel by acquiring Hasbro shares. Hasbro will retain some interest and continue to provide programming from 9 AM - 3 PM, so we should still see Transformers and other programming on the station. Whether or not they will also get prime time slots for first run episodes, not mentioned here. Check the full details over at Deadline and discuss on the forums!
Views: 4,761 / Credit: Timelord Megs, Kickback of the 2005 Boards!

Buster Jones (Voice Actor for G1 Blaster) Passed Away (1943-2014)

Posted on 09-17-2014 at 01:26 PM by StayingInTheBox under Other News
BC12-Buster Sad news to report today as Buster Jones, the voice actor known to Transformers fans for his role as Generation 1 Blaster, has passed away at the age of 71. This news comes way via Noblemania. Buster Jones was also known for his work as Black Vulcan on Superfriends and Winston Zeddemore on The Real Ghostbusters. Some fans were fortunate enough to meet Buster Jones at BotCon 2012 where he shared some of Blaster's most memorable lines with hundreds of Transformers fans.

Your contribution to this franchise will always be remembered. Rest in peace Buster Jones.
Views: 2,873 / Credit: blue death of the 2005 Boards!
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