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Transformers Artist Livio Ramondelli to attend TFcon Toronto 2015

Posted on 03-10-2015 at 12:38 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
Livio-Prime TFcon is pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Livio Ramondelli will be a guest at TFcon Toronto 2015. Livio is known to fans for his work on IDW’s Transformers comics including Transformers #24, #26, #28,and #30; The Transformers: Autocracy, Monstrosity, Punishment and Primacy; Transformers: Robots in Disguise #6, #10, #17, #21, #22, #24–26 as well as Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #23–27. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

TFcon Toronto – The world's largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place July 17th to 19th, 2015. at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre with special guest PETER CULLEN the voice of OPTIMUS PRIME with more TBA. You can book your tickets now via the TFcon Toronto Admission/Registration/Ticket Information page and book your discounted hotel room now via the 2015 hotel reservation website.
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NJCC March 22nd 2015 Door Prize Update FT-05 Soar - Red Version

Posted on 03-09-2015 at 09:44 AM by DESTRO under Conventions
red-soar1 Our next door prize announcement is the FT-05 Soar - Red Version! If you love the Dinobots this is one awesome Transformer to add to your collection. One lucky Winner will walk home with this prize.Thanks to 215Toyz for the hook-up. Make sure to stop by their table at the show.

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, March 22nd 2015

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Platinum Edition G1 Dinobots Set, New Masterpiece, Generations And More Info From Australia Toy Fair

Posted on 03-04-2015 at 06:40 AM by Shin Densetsu under Toy Fair
image Griffin-of-oz has posted his initial report from Australia Toy Fair 2015 over at OzFormers. More information is coming later but here's Griffin's initial report:

Photos later tonight, and the full report.... but some teaser info to get you interested and to send the global fansites into meltdown.

Generations Devastator on display with my Gen1 Devastator - BigW already signed up for June/July.

More JP Masterpiece coming this year - Gold bumblebee July, Convoy reissue, Tracks (not MP25), MP25 in Sept (I can't reveal name before TakaraTomy), and two new "sports cars" for OCT & NOV.

Platinum edition - Myer will have Seeker pack and YOTG pair... while ToysRUs will have Insecticon pack, Perceptor/Blaster, Trypticon, aaaaand.... Dinobots. YES, Gen1 Dinobots multipack which I hope is all five.

JP Stinger still for this month, only at TRU though.

GEN Slingshot & Wildrider don't exist (yet) for Hasbro Generations, but might next year as Combiners are going to be at least two years.

Leader Starscream for wave 4.

Hasbro MP Starscream is the second (MP11) version because fans wanted it.
Hasbro MP Bluestreak will be in July.

Toyworld's cheaper prices were indeed just introductory prices from Hasbro.

Loyal Subjects w3 should be out in the next month.

That's most of it. More later, probably after midnight though.

Go nuts...

Meltdown commence! Stay tuned for more

EDIT: griffin has elaborated on the Mastepiece Transformers information:

Australia will continue to be following Hong Kong's lead and having both Hasbro and TakaraTomy Masterpiece toys at ToysRUs stores here.

The Japanese Masterpiece toys that SHOULD be coming this year (details and dates can change, and often do)...
- Gold bumblebee in around July,
- The Convoy reissue middle of the year,
- Tracks is NOT noted as MP-25 on the Hasbro Australia list, but maybe they have 25 and 26 mixed up, as Tracks was labelled as MP-25 in a recent Japanese Hobby magazine. If they are mixed up on this Australian list, then I know what MP-26 is.
- MP-25 (or 26 if the numbers were mixed up on the list) will be here in about Sept (I know what it is, but I can't reveal the name before TakaraTomy announces it)
- two "sports cars" for OCT and NOV (the names haven't be revealed to Hasbro Australia yet, as it is so far in the future, so I have no idea if they
are new moulds... but with three new moulds already this year, I'd imagine that at least one is a redeco).
(please don't bother asking me, or expect, any more information on the future Masterpiece toys, as I am not expecting updates before
TakaraTomy reveals the next few... and everything I am allowed to talk about is listed here already)
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NJCC March 22nd 2015 Door Prize Update Combiner Wars Optimus Prime!

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 04:47 PM by DESTRO under Conventions
Transformers-Combiner-Wars-Voyager-Optimus-Prime-In-Package New Jersey Collectors Con is proud to announce our next door prize Combiner Wars Optimus Prime! The NJCC Door prize selection is stacked with Fans Toys Scoria, and Make Toys – City Bot Series – MCB-02 Utopia!

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, March 22nd 2015

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New Transformers Collector's Club Prose Story: "Broken Windshields"

Posted on 02-19-2015 at 03:41 PM by Matty under Conventions
lioconvoyFINALBOTweb The Transformers Collector's Club just released a new Prose story on their website written by Jim Sorenson with illustrations by Jesse Wittenrich titled Broken Windshields. This will be the first in a series of Prose stories featuring Lio Convoy, this year's membership incentive figure for being a TCC member. You can read this first issue now on the TCC website.

Make the jump to share your thoughts on "Broken Windshields."
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BWTF Toy Fair Interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin - Part 2

Posted on 02-19-2015 at 08:23 AM by Matty under Toy Fair
rid We recently posted the first part of a Toy Fair interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin done by Ben's World of Transformers. The first part touched upon Combiner Wars and the fan built poll currently in progress. Here is the second part of the interview, which focuses on the Robots In Disguise toy line and cartoon.

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TFcon Toronto 2015 Registration Now Online

Posted on 02-18-2015 at 02:00 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
TFcon Toronto 2015 advance tickets are now online. You can reserve your chance to meet Peter Cullen at this time. Mr. Cullen will be doing 2 meet and greets, exact times are TBA but they will be on Saturday July 18th, with each session limited to 100 fans.
The TFcon Toronto 2015 Peter Cullen VIP ticket includes the following:
-Meet Peter Cullen in a private VIP room
-Autograph from Mr. Cullen on your item of choice and a certificate of authenticity
-Photo of you with Mr. Cullen
-Guaranteed front of theatre seating for Peter Cullen Q&A panel
-Weekend admission to TFcon Toronto 2015
-Early entrance to Canada’s Largest Dealer Room for Transformers Merchandise
-Access to TFcon panels and events
-Entrance into the hourly door prizes
-Copy of the TFcon 2015 program featuring the 2015 comic

You can reserve your tickets now via the TFcon Toronto Admission/Registration/Ticket Information page.

TFcon Toronto – The world's largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place July 17th to 19th, 2015. at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre. You can book your discounted room now via the 2015 hotel reservation website.
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TFExpo 2015: August 14-15 in Wichita, Kansas - Dan Gilvezan and Buzz Dixon Announced as Guests

Posted on 02-17-2015 at 09:58 PM by Matty under Conventions
TFexpo The TFExpo Facebook page was updated to announce the show returning for its 5th year this August 14-15 in Wichita, Kansas! Also announced were two great guest announcements: Dan Gilvezan and Buzz Dixon! Read on for more details as well as registration infomation.

TFExpo returns for a fifth year! Our 2015 show will be held August 14th and 15th at the Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35 here in Wichita, Kansas (Kellogg and Rock location). This year's show celebrates not only our favorite transforming robots, but all Action Figures and 80's Toylines. And to help us commemorate our fifth show, we're bringing in none other than fan favorite Transformers: Generation 1 Bumblebee (Transformers) voice actor Dan Gilvezan! Dan will be speaking and signing autographs throughout the show. But that's not all! Dan will be joined by one of the creative forces who helped shape many of our childhoods, writer Buzz Dixon! Mr. Dixon wrote episodes of Generation 1 TRANSFORMERS, G.I. Joe, and many more 80's Toons and beyond. He'll be hosting a Writer's Workshop at TFExpo as well, so stay tuned for details on that.
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BWTF Toy Fair Interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin

Posted on 02-17-2015 at 10:48 AM by Mechafire under Toy Fair
ToyFair2012-JerryJivoinAndJoshuaLamb Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin was gracious enough to sit down with Ben's World of Transformers at Toy Fair for an interview, mostly concerning Combiner Wars. He discusses the design process of the line, and gives some hints about the Fan Built Combiner - mostly notably stating that a gender option will indeed be included.

Check it out after the break!
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Toy Fair 2015 - Loyal Subjects

Posted on 02-16-2015 at 08:35 AM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
Toy-Fair-2015-Loyal-Subjects-Transformers-015 Here are photos of the Transformers Figures on display at The Loyal Subjects booth. Here's what they had

  • Starscream and Cobra Commander 2-Pack
  • Talking Optimus Prime
  • Dino Accessories Grimlock
  • Rainmakers 3-Pack
  • Large Shockwave
  • Shattered Glass Evil Dinobots 3-Pack
  • Conehead Ghost 3-Pack
  • Smokescreen, Invisible Mirage, Sideswipe 3-Pack
  • Cybertronian Edition Grimlock and Soundwave 2-Pack
  • Oversized Optimus Prime
  • Mini Carded Vinyl Figures
  • Action Vinyls Blind Box Figures Wave 3
  • Action Vinyl Window Box Figures
  • Skateboard Decks
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Transformers Hero Mashers at Hasbro Toy Fair 2015 Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 02:34 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06605 We've got some images of the Transformers Hero Mashers from the Hasbro Toy Fair 2015 Event. The figures are all shown in their mashed up form, but Hasbro seems to be continuing with the Robots in Disguise theme, and to follow up the first assortment of Bumblebee, Steeljaw and Sideswipe, we will be getting Hero Masher versions of Robots in Disguise 2015 Optimus Prime, Strongarm and Bisk!
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Transformers Kre-O at Toy Fair 2015 Hasbro Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 02:25 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06581 We have some images of the Kre-O from the Toy Fair 2015 Hasbro Event. Headlining this set of pictures are the new Battle Changers Drift and Blitzwing, who each triple change into three modes without needing to be disassembled. Other Battle Changers are also on show including new reveals Hound and Shockwave.

There's also a bizarre new kind of Kreon combiner. Both Bumblebee and Optimus Prime are getting combiners, with both combiners being made up of five smaller Kreon versions of them. Five Optimi or five Bumblebees making one big, combined figure.

There's also a diorama showing a mix of this new stuff and the previously revealed, upcoming Robots in Disguise Kre-O sets.
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Transformers Robots in Disguise at Toy Fair 2015 Hasbro Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 02:16 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06542 Next up for our Toy Fair coverage is Transformers Robots in Disguise! Our on site Staff has provided images of the newest revealed figures to hit the toy line including:

- Single packed Mini-Cons as well as Mini-Con deployers Drift and Fracture
- Warrior Class Jazz and Sideswipe
- Mega Optimus Prime (can have up to 10 Mini-Cons attached to it)
- Super Bumblebee (the biggest Bumblebee ever)
- Legion Class Underbite and Fixit
- One Step Changers Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof
- RID Titan Heros

Check out the full gallery after the break!
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Combiner Wars Legends Warpath and Viper at Toy Fair Hasbro Event 2015

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 02:11 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06402 We've got some more images of the rest of the Combiner Wars display for you. On show are the Legends class Warpath, a remold of the Generations Legends Megatron, and Viper, a blue Cobra Rattler redeco of Powerglide. Viper is looking especially cool, even sporting a modified Cobra logo from G.I. Joe! He's a crossover of the two franchises!

Also visible in these images are the first three Leaders in the Combiner Wars line, Megatron, Armada Megatron, and Thundercracker.
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Leader Class Ultra Magnus at Toy Fair Hasbro Event 2015

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 02:08 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06459 One of the absolute highlights from this Toy Fair is the stunning Leader Class Ultra Magnus, clearly taking inspiration from his IDW design. He even comes with a Minimus Ambus figure!
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