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Nemesis Prime Revealed for Bearbrick x Transformers

Posted on 05-20-2015 at 08:48 AM by Matty under Other News
SxLDh9L Thanks to TFW2005 boards member Type-R for linking us to a new item listing for a Nemesis Prime Bearbrick collectible figure. Designed and produced by MediCom, many Transformers characters have received the Bearbrick treatment in the past, including Optimus Prime, Megatron, Starscream, and Bumblebee. According to a product listing on, this Nemesis Prime Bearbrick will be seeing a June 19th release date.

Hit the discussion link below to let fellow collectors know if this will be joining your collection.
Views: 2,276 / Credit: Type-R of the 2005 Boards!

Takara Legends LG-13 Megatron in Package & Possible Legends Armada Megatron

Posted on 05-20-2015 at 08:33 AM by Mechafire under Japanese Transformers
W73l2aN Everyone's favorite TakaraTomy employee, Hisashi Yuki, has just posted a few new images of Legends LG-13 Megatron - Takara's version of Hasbro Generations Leader Megatron. One shows him packaged in robot mode, but the other is perhaps somewhat more interesting, as it shows Megatron back-to-back with what appears to be a possible Takara version of the Armada Leader Megatron.

Check it out and sound off on what you think of this after the break!
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Women Write about Comics Interviews MTMTE's Alex Miline

Posted on 05-20-2015 at 01:47 AM by MetalStorm under Comics
Alex-Milne-IDW Alex Milne, a fan-favorite illustrator for the IDW Transformers comics, was recently interviewed by TFW2005.COM member, Antimatter, for her blog, Women Write about Comics.

This is a very good interview, as Milne discusses his favorite tools for drawing comics, his favorite two characters to draw are a tie between Skids and Nautica, and that some of the hardest characters for him to draw are Ultra Magnus, for scale reasons, and Red Alert.

We won't spoil the whole article for you, as it's a good read.

Click the link to check out the interview, then join the discussion after the jump!
Views: 1,387 / Credit: Antimatter of the 2005 Boards!

IDW Transformers Comics Solicits for August 2015

Posted on 05-20-2015 at 01:21 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
STK680464 Previewsworld have published the solicits for the IDW comics shipping in August 2015. Life after Combiner Wars brings us a an unlikely pairing of Tracks and Needlenose, another appearance by that black version of Arcee, and Beast Wars! Plus if the promise of those familiar faces is not enough, it has also been suggested we may see some other familiar faces in the Robots in Disguise cartoon comic tie-in...

Check out the solicits after the break.
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NJCC Door Prize Announcement FT-05 Soar (AKA Swoop)

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 06:24 PM by DESTRO under Conventions
file Thanks to NJCC Dealer for providing us with our second door prize for the August 2nd NJCC! FT-05 Soar (AKA Swoop)! Promotion for the next NJCC has just started, stay tuned for our biggest selection of Door Prizes ever.

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Possible Botcon 2015 Troop Builder Set

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 03:22 PM by Jacer under Conventions
TB1Oee1HVXXXXa9XFXXXXXXXXXX_0-item_pic Over on Taobao there is an interesting auction that has popped up for 4 Generations Waspintor repaints. With Botcon around the corner most of us are assuming this is the possible troop builder set that we've seen at previous shows. The repaints appear to be Buzzsaw, Halloween Horrorcon Waspinater, and the other two still are a mystery. Botcon is only 30 days away so we will know by then!

Share your guesses about the repaints in the discussion after the jump!
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X-Transbots MX-III Eligos - Masterpiece Cyclonus Renders

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 02:47 PM by Sentinel under 3rd Party Unlicensed
image X-Transbots today released new bot-mode renders of their upcoming attempt at a Masterpiece-styled Cyclonus.

This figure is slated to be the third release in their MX-line, after Apollyon (Megatron) who has recently been released to fairly positive reviews and Andreas (Scourge) who just today went up for pre-order at all the site sponsors.

For those who are looking to expand their Masterpiece collection beyond the typical Season 1 and 2 characters to include post-movie characters, this is an excellent opportunity to do just that and to add some diversity to your collection.

Check out the new pictures and decide for yourself if this figure fits into your Masterpiece collection. Did they nail the aesthetic? Is the alt mode scaled properly or are the wings too short? Is this the definitive version of Cyclonus you've always wanted? Stop by to discuss on the boards.
Views: 6,350 / Credit: DoctorsTARDIS of the 2005 Boards!

ILM Celebrates 40 Years Of Making Magic

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 11:43 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
ILM-Transformers-Michael-Bay Industrial Light & Magic (or ILM for short) is the heart of the Transformers Live Action Movies. They give birth to the Cybertronians we know and love. It so happens that they are celebrating their 40th Anniversary and has reserved a special place for Director Michael Bay and the Transformers.

"In the early 1980s, a teenager named Michael Bay had a summer job at Lucasfilm, filing artwork. Two decades later he would become ILM’s most … hands-on collaborator."

You can read the Transformers related parts of the article after the jump. Wired has the full scoop.
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Transformers: The Live Show At Cairo Festival City Mall

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 11:13 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
Transformers-The-Live-Show Get ready folks, it's Turtles: Coming Out Of Their Shells Tour all over again. But this time it's Transformers.

Transformers: The Live Show had been touring the middle-east for quite a while and it's coming to Egypt this Friday May 22nd, 2015.

"Your favorite TRANSFORMERS characters are coming to CFCM for their first ever stage performance in Egypt, under license from Hasbro Inc.

The two 20-minute daily shows will bring to life three of Cybertron's legendary inhabitants: Optimus Prime, Megatron and Bumblebee. At almost eight feet tall, the robots will enthrall you with their special effects in this action-packed show!"

You can get more info and how to buy tickets, from the show's Official Facebook Page. Check out the promo video below:

You can also check out a recording of the full show while it was in Dubai, after the jump.
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List of Hasbro Transformers Panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 10:36 AM by Joe Moore under San Diego Comic Con
Hasbro-Logo Hasbro has confirmed their Transformers panels for San Diego Comic-Con 2015.
  • Transformers Generations Panel - Thursday July 9 @ 11:00am in Room 25ABC
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise Panel - Thursday July 9 @ 3:00pm in Room 5AB

Better get in line now. It's gonna be here before you know it.
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Botcon Packrat Mini-Comic Completed

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 08:39 AM by Joe Moore under Conventions
Botcon-2015-Packrat-Mini-Comic-Page-3 The final page for the Botcon 2015 Packrat Mini-Comic "Collections" has officially been released by the Botcon Twitter Page. If you've missed out on the previous pages, don't worry, we have all three in one spot here. The comic features some familiar faces and is a pretty fun read.

Check all three pages out after the jump.
Views: 2,485 / Credit: Autobot City Comics 2008 of the 2005 Boards!

New Characters Added to Transformers Age of Extinction Mobile Game

Posted on 05-19-2015 at 08:19 AM by Joe Moore under Video Games
Transformers-AoE-Mobile-Game-Red-Ironhide In case you missed it, there's been some character updates to a popular Transformers game. Check out some shots of the newer characters added to the Transformers Age of Extinction Mobile Game since April 30th. These include:
  • Smokescreen
  • Red Ironhide
  • Sideswipe
See the images by reading on.
Views: 3,297 / Credit: SeanTF1967 of the 2005 Boards!

Combiner Wars Leader Ultra Magnus Released at US Retail

Posted on 05-18-2015 at 05:25 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
11327197_103027500033241_147467507_n We've got several sightings of the duly appointed enforcer of the Tyrest Accord at US retail - yes, it looks like Combiner Wars Leader Ultra Magnus has arrived on store shelves. Ultra Magnus was spotted in all his IDW-inspired glory at a series of Wal-Marts in Texas, including two independent reports from the Luis Henna Walmart.

In a slightly bizarre, but not unprecedented twist, it seems that Ultra Magnus (who is Combiner Wars Leader Wave 3) has actually managed to beat Thundercracker (who is Wave 2) to store shelves. This happened a year ago with the latter Generations Legends class assortments, so while unusual, it is not completely unheard of, and there is a possibility Thundercracker is also in the wild but simply not confirmed as yet.

The stores to check are Wal-Marts, particularly if you are in the Texas area. Happy hunting, Transformers fans!
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Transformers Rescue Bots Season 3 episodes 24-26 details

Posted on 05-18-2015 at 05:15 PM by Sol Fury under Rescue Bots
29906170001_4191839454001_video-still-for-video-4191780689001 Details have been posted on Zap2it of the grande finale of season 3 of Transformers Rescue Bots. It sounds like things are gearing up, big-time. Things kick off with what sounds like a first for Transformers - an episode composed mainly of characters singing in I Have Heard the Robots Singing (okay, technically, it's the second, but the less said of Carnage in C-Minor the better).

From there it is on to what sounds like a two-part season finale with season 3 episode 25 Now and Then and episode 26 Today and Forever - a truly awesome title for what sounds like the most epic of finales. Full details are spoiler-tagged below:

S3 E24 I Have Heard the Robots Singing: Tensions arise on the team after Doc's new invention causes everyone to sing instead of talk.
S3 E25 Now and Then: The Island of Griffin Rock vanishes from the ocean.
S3 E26 Today and Forever: In order to save Griffin Rock, the Rescue Bots must make the ultimate sacrifice.

No airdates are given for the episodes, but given current trends we'd expect to hear robots singing on 6 June, and the finale over the following two weeks, 13 June and 20 June. We'd not rule out the possibility of a double-bill on 13 June, though. Watch this space for more news, and watch Discovery Family Channel at 1:30pm EST every Saturday for more new episodes through into the beginning of June.
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IDW Publishing Comics Sale at Comixology

Posted on 05-18-2015 at 04:10 PM by Galvatross under Comics
MTME TFW2005 member payres has informed us of a sale featuring twenty nine IDW Publishing comic series at digital online comic retailer Comixology. By using the code "IDW" during the weekdays this week you can get a 50% discount on any of the titles in the comic series listed that have been released before May 14, 2015, including Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, Transformers: Windblade, and Transformers vs. G.I. Joe.

The links to the sales in the United States and United Kingdom are posted below.

United States:

United Kingdom:
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