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TFW Interviews Auto Assembly

Posted on 07-17-2010 at 07:00 PM by Sol Fury under Interviews
AA2010-Smaller Ever wonder about what goes into making a Transformers convention? What goes on behind the scenes and the unsung heroes whose work is always unconsciously appreciated? We recently had the chance to speak with Simon Plumbe aka Simes of our 2005 Boards, the organizer of Europe's largest Transformers Convention, Auto Assembly. Read on for an insightful look into the world that lies behind the scenes of what you normally see at the event on the day.

TFW - First of all, thank you for taking your... [Read More]
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TFW2005 Interview with Mark Ryan (Voice of Bumblebee and Jetfire)

Posted on 06-14-2010 at 05:39 PM by Sol Fury under Interviews
movie-jetfire Currently working on the upcoming third Transformers movie, Mark Ryan recently took some time to answer questions for TFW2005. Mark Ryan is best known as the voices of Bumblebee and Jetfire in the 2007 and 2009 Transformers movies, but was also active as an on-set voice for many of the CGI characters during filming. In our interview, Mr. Ryan talks about his work on the Transformers franchise, his comic series with IDW, and more!

TFW: What led to you being brought on as the on-set voice... [Read More]
Views: 10,314 / Credit: Aernaroth

IDW Publishing Q&A Answers for November 2009

Posted on 12-10-2009 at 05:06 PM by Sol Fury under Interviews
We recently had the unique opportunity for you, the fans, to address your questions or concerns about the Transformers comics to IDW Publishing's Andy Schmidt, editor for the Transformers comic books. Andy has very kindly answered all of your questions, and you can check out his responses below. Of particular note is that we can confirm that the Transformers Spotlight series of one shots will be making a come back in April 2010 with Transformers Spotlight Prowl!


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Views: 4,711 / Credit: Andy Schmidt of IDW Publishing

Takara-Tomy Transformers Staff Interview - Human Alliance, Gravity Bots and more

Posted on 12-06-2009 at 05:16 PM by Sol Fury under Interviews
gen09vol301 Disclaimer: The original of this interview was published in Generations 2009 Vol.3.
This translation is provided solely to help non-Japanese fans who are unable to read this insightful interview in the book they purchased. Hope you 'll enjoy
Revisions by Sol Fury, who is always there to help and never says a harsh word on my Engrish Thank you!!

Who are they?
Mr. Shogo Hasui aka... [Read More]
Views: 8,613 / Credit: Translation by SydneyY of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews IDW Publishing Editor Andy Schmidt

Posted on 11-15-2009 at 10:26 AM by Sol Fury under Interviews
Transformers-Ongoing-1-Cover-A Andy Schmidt, IDW Publishingís senior editor overseeing the Transformers series, recently sat down with us to talk about the upcoming Transformers ongoing series, his history with the franchise and his work in the comics industry as a whole. He also takes some time out to address some of the concerns fans have raised about the artistic direction of the series, assuring us that other artists and styles being used on the Transformers books, and the potential benefits that the shift to an ongoing... [Read More]
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TFW2005 Interviews Generation 1 Perceptor Paul Eiding

Posted on 10-03-2009 at 08:36 AM by Super_Megatron under Interviews
Paul-Eiding Paul Eiding, best known among TF fans for his work as the voice of Perceptor in the original animated series, recently graced us here at TFW with an interview. Answering questions posed by some of the users on the site, Mr. Eiding mused about the original series, his work in the video industry, and his love of the stage. Read below to check it out!

First off, how did you get the role of Perceptor? As he was a character that appeared in the second season, had you heard any buzz for... [Read More]
Views: 6,493 / Credit: Aernaroth of the 2005 Boards!

TakaraTomy Staff Interview Translation: Hisashi Yuki (ROTF, RiD Prime, BT Skids and BWN Unicron)

Posted on 08-30-2009 at 07:18 PM by Sol Fury under Interviews
Capture_7 Only the Transformers movie comes with this many robot toys - Hisashi Yuki

- "Revenge of the Fallen" is finally in the cinemas!

Yuki: We, as the members of the staff, were able to watch the movie at the Japanese Premiere in early June, which was a bit earlier than the public. Though, to be honest, I was surprised that we could not get to watch it until then.
There were many aspects of the story we didn't understand even though we were supposedly more informed than general public... [Read More]
Views: 11,523 / Credit: SydneyY of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews Frank Welker Part 2 of 2

Posted on 03-11-2009 at 10:32 AM by Super_Megatron under Interviews

In this continuation of our interview with G1 voice actor extraordinaire Frank Welker, we discuss the origins of many of his most beloved G1 characters, the studio antics of the original transformers series, his golden voice, and the past, present, and future of his amazing career.

Where do you draw your inspirations from in creating a voice? What inspired you to come up with Megatron's voice?

I find that I respond more visually than verbally an
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Views: 8,641 / Credit: Aernaroth of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews Frank Welker Part 1 of 2

Posted on 03-09-2009 at 11:13 AM by Super_Megatron under Interviews
megatron INTERVIEW PART 1:

TFW2005 was given the opportunity to talk to the legendary voice actor Frank Welker recently, the result being an interview so epic, we had to split it into two segments. In this first segment, Mr. Welker discusses the 2007 Transformers movie and video game, as well as his long and successful career in voice acting.


What was your reaction, when you heard about the out-pouring of support from the fans for you to reprise your role as Megatron in the recent movie... [Read More]
Views: 17,784 / Credit: Aernaroth of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews Transformers Comic Artist Marcelo Matere

Posted on 01-02-2009 at 12:49 PM by Super_Megatron under Interviews
MarceloMatere TFW2005: Hi Mr. Matere, thank you for agreeing to do this with us! You're a very well respected artist around here and it's an honor to have this interview with you!

First of all, as you were growing up, is toy design and comic art what you hoped you'd be doing in your future career?

Matere: Actually no! I did always want to work with drawings and illustration, but in Brazil it's not so easy to make a living doing that. You have to draw a lot of stuff, not only things that you want or like
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Views: 47,309 / Credit: Ktulu of the 2005 Boards!

Derrick Wyatt Interview

Posted on 12-17-2008 at 11:05 PM by Kickback under Interviews
Smilestfw TFW2005.COM's very own Kickback was given the opportunity to ask Derrick Wyatt, character designer/art director for the hit show TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED, some questions about himself, his career, what's it like being a part of Transformers lore, and of course, questions about the as-of-yet unaired Season 3!

Learn some tidbits about Rodimus Prime, Shockwave, Waspinator, and more!


TFW2005: Where did you grow up and what hobbies and activities did y... [Read More]
Views: 15,167 / Credit: Kickback of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews Transformers Animated Story Editor Marty Isenberg

Posted on 07-31-2008 at 05:52 PM by Super_Megatron under Interviews
Marty-Isenberg-Transformers TFW2005 content contributor Aernaroth recently had a chance to interview Marty Isenberg, the Story Editor for Transformers: Animated. Check out what he had to say below!
Views: 10,500 / Credit: Aernaroth of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews Transformers Voice Actor Garry Chalk

Posted on 04-22-2008 at 03:14 PM by Super_Megatron under Interviews
chalk TFW2005: First off, how are you doing after your accident?

Garry: Oh, well Iím still in a brace, and I canít get around. I have to have people drive me around, and a shower is a logistical nightmare. Just not fun. It just always hurts, I hate it. Iíve got it (the brace) on for three months altogether, and then Iím in rehab for five months. I tore my quad muscle 87 percent. It ended up in the top of my thigh and they had to go in and get it to re-attach it. It was just a mess.

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Views: 5,819 / Credit: aksmth of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews Transformers Animated Voice Actor Tara Strong

Posted on 02-22-2008 at 01:35 PM by Super_Megatron under Interviews
sari TFW2005 content contributor Ktulu recently had a chance to sit down with Tara Strong, the voice of Sari in Transformers: Animated. Check out what she had to say below!

TFW2005: Though you're a long accomplished voice actress, the Transformers fanbase is of course getting to know your work even better now with your character Sari on the new Transformers Animated series. Prior to this show, did you know much about or have any interest in the Transformers franchise?

Tara: When I was y... [Read More]
Views: 10,327 / Credit: Ktulu of the 2005 Boards!

TFW2005 Interviews Transformers Comic Book Writer Simon Furman

Posted on 01-29-2008 at 01:20 PM by Super_Megatron under Interviews
simon-furman Simon Furman is known to Transformers fans as the premier writer of Transformers fiction dating back to the original Marvel Transformers Generation 1 comic series. The only writer to have written for all publishers of Transformers comics among the years, he has worked for Marvel UK, Marvel US, Dreamwave Publishing, and most recently IDW Publishing. TFW2005 Content Contributor Spartan-117 recently had a chance to interview Mr. Furman, see what they had to say below.

TFW2005: First a fun one... [Read More]
Views: 3,492 / Credit: Spartan-117 of the 2005 Boards!
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