Transformers News & Page Updates

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News of 2005:
Perceptor  2005-12-31 11:59 pm   (page update)
Happy New Year everyone! If I'm going to upload something on New Year's Eve, what better choice than Transformers "Keeper of Space and Time"?! That's right, the Autobot ally who's older than Kup, Alpha Trion and Brakedown put together! VECTOR PRIME's all new character page is up and ready for viewing in the 2005 section. In it, you'll find ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-28 7:51 pm   (page update)
Another way to to commerate the new year, you'll find the 2006 Transformers Page is up and running for your viewing pleasure. Happy Holidays!  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-12-28 7:25 pm
We're getting ready for 2006 by freshening up our look. Enjoy, and happy new year!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-24 11:59 pm   (page update)
PEACE on Earth and Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Well wishes to everyone for a safe, healthy and happy holiday season!

We are excited to be continuing to work with the ever thorough and knowledgable Nevermore. You'll find new links added in the 2005 section to pages on his site, binaltenators.de. Not to say that we won't get ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-24 8:58 am
*ahem*
Speaking of new episodes: With the upcoming demise of Kids WB! at the end of this year, Cybertron will be moving back to Cartoon Network.
According to this listing, Cartoon Network will pick up with "Detour", the first episode that has so far only aired on the Kids WB! (which means it's technically a Cartoon Network premiere). The episode ...  (0 comments)
Jason  2005-12-23 7:56 pm
Hasbro Action as updated their site with Cybertron ep.1 "Fallen" and Beast Wars ep. 18!
Watch it here at the Hasbro Action website.  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-21 2:17 pm
Another hot news day! First of all, the official Transformers Collectors' Club website has finally changed the sidebar on the left, which is depicting Cybertron characters now.

The second one from top is Clocker (already released), the third one is Cybertron Defense Scattorshot (coming soon), but the top and bottom ones are the real surprises: ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-21 6:33 am   (page update)
Speaking of the Beast Wars! Lets get back to a few of the great new characters of Jungle Planet. Next up is the ~pacifist Maximal, BACKSTOP whose all-new character page is uploaded and ready for viewing in the 2005 section.  (0 comments)
Jason  2005-12-21 12:07 am
There are some really knock your socks off preview pages of the upcoming Beast Wars comic posted by Chris Ryall himself in the IDW forums. ONLY follow this link if you want to see some **spoilers** because once you start looking at this page you won't be able to stop. If you've got a soft spot in your heart of the BW days, you are in for one heck ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-20 12:08 pm
Still looking for another new Transformers toy before X-Mas? Cybertron Galvatron is officially out in US retail stores now. Gen. Magnus of the TFW2005 boards brings the visual confirmation. As with previous Transformers lines, this Galvatron is once again a straight recolor of the Megatron toy from the same line - this time, however, he comes in ...  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-12-19 7:00 am
Anemis from Transtopia made his own Masterpiece Megatron, this scratchbuilt work of art is also featured on his own site Mark's projects.  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-18 3:13 am
As Allsparker xZAOx confirms, both the first wave of the Beast Wars 10th Anniversary line and the first wave of the new Alternators assortment have been released in the USA.

Wave 1 of the BW 10th Anniversary line consists of show-accurate recolors of Waspinator, Cheetor and Rhinox. Of particular note are Waspinators bio, written from first ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-16 10:55 pm   (page update)
Okay, let's turn our attention to the Jungle Planet. Starting with its ruler, you'll find SCOURGE's all-new character page has been added to the 2005 section. While, not a 'finished product' (there'll be more edits to come, especially w/ character text) I thought there's enough to get it uploaded and running.  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-15 5:06 pm
Hasbro really seems to love New Zealand. First they got the first wave of Cybertron toys before anyone else, and now they're the first ones to see the new episodes of the Cybertron cartoon that haven't even aired in the US so far.

If you want to be spoiled (or have watched the Japanese "Galaxy Force" version of the show already), click here to ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-13 3:57 pm
Speaking of Mini-Cons... Online store Entertainment Earth comes through with all the details on wave 3 of the Cybertron Mini-Con versus packs:

The three new packs are going to be Ramjet vs. Scythe, Thrust vs. Anti-Blaze and Sunstorm vs. Checkpoint (Entertainment Earth is listing the names in reversed order, but according to a packaged sample of ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-13 12:00 pm   (page update)
Gotta love Mini-cons! The latest original mold team to be released part of the TF: Cybertron line is no exception. Good toys and even better is that their depiction in the shows is handled more intelligently than any previous cartoon series. You'll find their all-new character page is uploaded and ready for viewing in the 2005 section.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-11 11:59 pm
Thanks to all for the e-mails pointing out a few of my oversights in "Other Appearances" text, now RANSACK and DIRTBOSS pages have been updated. (Wow, it appears I actually didn't forget any of CRUMPLEZONE's!

Also, it appears you can stop anxiously checking your mailboxes. The undelivered 2000 (what year was it?!) Botcon collector plate ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-09 3:08 pm
Good news for those of you who ordered the Commemorative Series IX Astrotrain reissue from Hasbro Toy Shop: He finally shipped and already arrives at the first buyers. See here for a proof of receipt.

With Commemorative Series VIII Side Swipe, who had previously been only available in Canada and Australia, having popped up at KB Toys stores and ...  (0 comments)
Laine Severyn  2005-12-09 1:12 pm
Has it really been a whole month already?
McDonalds Australia bring their Transformers Energon Happy Meal promotion to a close this week, but not before offering Ironhide to assist Optimus in defeating the cruel Decepticons.
Ironhide comes packed with a yellow Energon cube. With the push of a button Ironhide’s cube will emit one of two noises ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-09 11:48 am   (page update)
Wow, busy week! Okay, so their personalities don't exactly fill you with holiday cheer but afterall they are red and green! And since these two go together like choclate and peanut butter I thought it fitting to upload the two together. The remaining bad boys of Velocitron: RANSACK and CRUMPLEZONE have all-new character pages ready for viewing in ...  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-12-08 3:16 pm
Looking for a great holiday present for that TF fan who has everything? How about original artwork from the forthcoming IDW comic series. Guido Guidi, an awesome artist, has up for auction a variant Infiltration #1 cover featuring Bumblebee at TFauctions.com.  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-12-07 7:45 pm
Toy reviews pages now have histograms of user ratings.  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-12-06 6:33 pm
Remember getting that new Headmaster for Christmas? Or maybe it was a Transmetal. This year thousands of children would have no holidays were it not for the generosity of the Marines Toys For Tots program. When you buy yourself one, pick up another for someone less fortunate. Drop off unwrapped new toys at Toys R Us or click the link above to find ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-06 12:26 pm
Several new toys are available this week.

First of all, Cybertron Deluxe Class wave 4, with the new toys Crosswise (erroneously called "Smokescreen" in the Cybertron episodes that aired on Kids WB so far), Thunderblast and Brimstone, have been spotted in US retail. You can see a receipt photo here.

For those wondering, the Armada retools ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-12-05 2:25 pm
For those who read my entry about the translations of the bio and story for "Binaltech" Skids last week and were wondering where they could find the previous bios and story chapters, I have updated my summary of the "Binaltech story so far" with links to all the various translations as well as additional background information based on notes from ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-05 7:33 am   (page update)
Happy Monday to all. Now let's take a look at the bad boys of Velocitron. Starting w/ DIRTBOSS whose all-new character page has been uploaded to the 2005 section.  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-12-04 7:45 am
The system for deleteting inappropriate reviews is new and improved. To help keep our reviews section a valuable resource for all, we need help from you to remove reviews from our reviews section that are either not toy reviews, or are otherwise inappropriate. Just click "remove inappropriate reviews" at the top of review pages to enter remove ...  (0 comments)
Laine Severyn  2005-12-01 8:43 pm
Autobots, transform and drive thru!
McDonalds Australia rolls out the third Energon toy in their Transformers Happy Meal promotion. This week the forces of evil are met by the mighty Optimus Prime!
Optimus comes with a red MiniCon jet/IR transmitter (the same as Megatron’s) and a red Energon cube/IR receiver. When you press the button on the ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-12-01 8:19 am   (page update)
Happy December to all. Okay, so we've covered the good guys (& gal) of Velocitron. Now, rather than continuing with that train of thought, I thought I'd jump ahead to a newer Cybertron toy; one that the hunters out there may still be searching for. Let me tell you EVAC is worth the wait! As cool as the Cybertronian techno vehicles look it's ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-29 3:52 pm   (page update)
Okay so we've covered the cool ole dude of the speed planet. Now it's time to tackle the (annoying) youngster! You'll find CLOCKER's all-new character page is ready for viewing in the 2005 section.  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-11-28 5:52 am
Alternators "Autobot" Skids is coming to the US shortly (in fact, the Hasbro toy is already out in Hong Kong and Singapore). Meanwhile, the Japanese version, Binaltech Skids (with diecast metal parts and a noticeably different deco than the Hasbro version), has already been released in Japan a few weeks ago.

Unlike Hasbro's Alternators toys, ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-11-25 11:59 pm
Bigbadtoystore is having a sale. Right now, in addition to many other TF related items, unicron.com's very own:
Energon Cube Packs, regularly $22.99 are on sale for $19.54. And
Unicron's Planet stand, regularly $15.99 is now on sale for $13.50. If you've been thinkin about adding these to your collection, now's a great time!  (0 comments)
Laine Severyn  2005-11-25 11:17 pm
Unicron hungers!
McDonalds Australia continues their much belated Transformers Energon promotion this week with their Happy Meal toy rendition of Unicron.
Unlike Megatron's green Energon cube that lights up with an Infra-red gimmick, Unicron comes with an orange cube that glows red with just the touch of a button.
Just as before, you can get ...  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-11-25 8:42 am
Since it's unofficially "shopping season", we're revealing a new feature of our sightings section. Go to a page showing sightings of a given toy, Blurr for instance, and click on the "sightings map" tab to see our TF sightings graphically on a map.

It's not totally working the way we want yet, but rather than wait until it's all finished, ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-24 9:45 am   (page update)
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! To all those who like us, live in the U.S. To the rest of you, haha enjoy the rest of the school/work week!
Thanks to Nevermore with the text-help and very interesting name commentary for another all-new character page which has been uploaded to the 2005 section, this time, OVERHAUL  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-22 10:08 pm   (page update)
Okay, finally a chance to move on to something a little more fresh new and exciting. Well technically, story-wise he's fresh old and exciting! :) Long time fans of the site will recall the original G1 Breakdown. According to their origin story told in the classic G1 cartoon episodes, "The Key to Vector Sigma pt 1&2", the Stuntacons are very ...  (0 comments)
Jason  2005-11-22 8:29 am
An addition to the last posting about THS (hybrid style) G1 Optimus Prime, I found a few more design sketches of him in robot mode and open trailer along with some pics of the upcoming purple Galvatron here at TF Club.
-And here we've got some new packaging of Alternators including Sunstreaker! and box pics of upcoming Cybertron Toys.

...  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-11-22 7:04 am
Fan2Fan has posted prototype pictures of the oncoming Japanese THS-02 Convoy. check these awesome figure pics here.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-21 10:06 pm   (page update)
...and finally, the last of the Omin/Terrorcon recolor's character pages have been uploaded and is ready for viewing in the 2004 section: Doom-Lock. Bear w/ us, more (interesting) stuff is on the way!  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-11-20 9:24 am
Holiday season is coming closer, and Hasbro are releasing more new Cybertron toys. Spotted for the first time in the USA today was the first wave of the Cybertron Mini-Con two-packs, consisting of "Shockwave vs. Tankor", "Razorclaw vs. Steamhammer" and "Sky Lynx vs. Thunderblast". Each two-pack features a repainted member of the Armada Air and ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-11-19 10:41 am
New Cybertron toys coming your way soon!

Bill of Bill's Toys and Games received some new in-packaging images of upcoming toys from Hasbro. Those include wave 3 of the smaller-budget "Legends of Cybertron" toys, consisting of Galvatron (LoC Megatron repaint), Vector Prime, Soundwave and Red Alert (in his "Cybertron Defense" incarnation), as well ...  (0 comments)
Laine Severyn  2005-11-18 10:24 pm
Do you like Happy Meal Transformers?
Back in the days of Energon a set of four Happy Meal toys with Infra-red light-up gimmicks were sold in the UK and the Netherlands.
Those toys never made it to the States, but here in Australia the first of these strange fast food premiums, Energon Megatron has just arrived.

Megatron comes packed with a ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-11-18 4:33 pm
It would appear that Cybertron Defense Red Alert, the upgrade of Red Alert as an all-new, non-repainted Ultra-sized toy, is out in US stores. StrykerX2K posted a receipt photo here at Energon Station, and other reports of the toy being spotted in US retail are coming in as well. Unlike early versions shipped to Hong Kong stores and online ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-11-18 4:30 pm
Transformers.com has been updated, Vector Prime answers more questions.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-18 12:18 pm   (page update)
Okay, moving right along, the next character page to be uploaded in the 2004 section is ready for viewing: Command Ravage. Thanks again to Byrerprime for the text help. More (better) stuff to come shortly, stay tuned!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-17 1:01 am   (page update)
Another all new character page in the 2004 section has recently been uploaded for your viewing pleasure. Here he is, Energon Strongarm. Thanks again to Byrerprime for the text help.  (0 comments)
Jason  2005-11-16 7:26 am
Don Murphy comments on a finished draft of the upcoming movie script on a recient post here at his message board.  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-11-16 6:57 am
Super Cow Toys has posted images of the possible upcoming Beast Wars 10th anniversary Optimus Primal and Megatron. Note: these could just as well be Takara's response to the American figures.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-11-15 11:29 pm
Wow, check out this e-bay auction; a genuine production cel from TFTM! Very cool indeed.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-15 2:57 pm   (page update)
Just finishing off a few other updates that needed to get uploaded in the 2004 section. Today you'll find an all new character page for OFFSHOOT, a recolor of the original Omni-con, Signal Flare. Thanks to Byrerprime for helping to compile character text. Because he had no appearances in the cartoons or comics, we can consider this from the ...  (0 comments)
Laine Severyn  2005-11-13 2:57 am
Hey kids,
Any Aussies out there looking for the new Universe repaints of Energon Snowcat and Energon Downshift? They've just hit the pegs in Australia.
I doubt any large chain stores are carrying them, so smaller stores like Toyworld are your best bet.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-12 6:47 am   (page update)
Okay, so now you know all about the G1 original as well as the Energon version now lets get up to speed (pardon the pun) with the most recent CYBERTRON JETFIRE. Okay, so he's not a cool carryover from another toy line, he can't powerlink... But this version sports a very cool earth style jet mode, a funky new accent, fun transformation and "cyber ...  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-11-10 6:30 pm
Although there are no confirmed sightings on unicron.com yet; it appears the following toys are now officially out in the USA.  (0 comments)
Nevermore  2005-11-09 9:49 pm
Be sure to check out the following book review of The Transformers Binaltech & TF Collection Complete Guide hosted on TFarchive.com. Very cool stuff, which technically was finished months ago, but had hoped for a response from Hasbro and follow-up interview. Also, be sure to check out the a very interesting translated Takara interview with more ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-09 6:29 am   (page update)
Okay, back to our series on Jetfire. You know about the G1 original Now lets look at a more recent version, Transformers: Energon version is pretty awesom in it's own way. Powerlinking as either the upper or lower half of a combined form in addition to his own futuristic shuttle/bot. Check out his newly added CP in the 2004 section. Thanks to ...  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-11-05 11:23 am
Comic news

IDW Publishing is releasing Transformers: Infiltration starting in January 2006. Thanks to the Cyberstore at Decepticon-Matrix.com, you can view the covers to #1 by EJ Su, Guido Guidi, James Raiz, and Andrew Wildman. Also covers to #2 (due February) by Su and Guidi.

Also due in February is the highly anticipated Beast Wars comic by ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-04 6:41 am   (page update)
Lets take a close look at "Jetfire" characters. Starting with the newly, totally revamped G1 original Jetfire from 1985. This was the first Autobot jet toy ever made. I'll always remember the first time I saw him in the store. My eyes just about poped out of my head! Back then there was no internet and no way of knowing what TF toys were ...  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-11-02 7:34 am
Diamond Select Toys has page featuring the Optimus Prime head replica, read all about it here.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-11-01 8:53 pm   (page update)
This posting is on behalf of all us Lukis Bros. We have seen an increase in activity in the reviews section; which in general has been great! First of all, we'd like to thank all of those who take a minute type out some of their thoughts on various toys. Keep'm coming! They've been awesome and we continue to get very positive feedback.
We ...  (1 comments)
Perceptor  2005-11-01 8:01 am   (page update)
It seems like about a month ago I left a little teaser having just revamped the original G1 Skywarp page. (I didn't intend for it to take quite so long, but) I've finally had the chance to upload an all-new character page for (no not Armada Skywarp! he's been done for years now) for this year's San Diego ComicCon Exclusive Skywarp figure. ...  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-10-29 12:45 pm
FantoFan.jp has posted pics of the new THS/HBS-02: G1 Convoy here and here, as well as pics of
the Japanese Toys 'R' Us exclusive EX-02 Sonic Convoy giftset here, featuring Coby's Ramble. Also pics of the TV magazine exclusive EZ collection clear set here and the color contest prize gold chrome Convoy.  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-10-25 6:30 am
Thanks to Tonkeye Tformers.com has a Transformers photo coverage of the Akihabara Entama Festival 2K5, which you can find here.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-10-20 6:31 am   (page update)
The 2005 section has been updated w/ a fair number of in-package thumbnails and info including: BotCon Exclusives, Mini-con battle pack listings and other new Cybertron box pics. As well they have been linked to our sightings/review list database.

Thanks to Nevermore for pointing out that several sites are reporting that Sideways, Snarl, ...  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-10-19 1:11 pm
Comics update! Transformers #0 HAS arrived in comic shops today. Look or ask for two special covers. The BotCon exclusive cover and a fold-out Shockwave cover were available for dealers ordering a minimum amount. Smaller shops may not have them so keep looking and good luck.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-10-16 9:02 am
It just keeps on coming! New comics on wednesday and another round of 5 all-new shows Monday through Friday on KidsWB. All new episodes 21-25: Primal, Trust, Trap, Invasion, Retreat.  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-10-15 4:53 pm
Due in comic shops Wednesday is the much anticipated IDW Transformers #0. A fresh take on G1 that I've been calling Generation 3. On October 31 IDW will be offering all four covers for $3.96 in the IDW store.

Also, anyone interested in Cybertron comics should note that the TF Collector Club has newsletters for sale in the Collector's Club Store ...  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-10-11 11:11 am
Sems Fir from behindthetoys.com has posted an image of the Transtech Cheetor prototype, check it out HERE. They also have detailed pictures of the Transtech Starscream prototype.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-10-09 7:20 pm
Let the good times roll and set your recorders! ALL NEW episodes of TF Cybertron, #s 16-20 will be airing each weekday this week! Starting Monday at 4:30 central with, Savage; followed by: Sand, Champions, Ice and Honor; Tuesday through Friday!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-10-07 10:33 am   (page update)
Time to go 'old school.' Another character page that needed the total revamp treatment; the original G1 SKYWARP. THIS was another of the first pages we ever did. HERE is the new and improved version! Can you guess what's coming next?  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-10-07 10:28 am
Don't forget, all new TF:Cybertron episode #15 "Detour" airs today on KidsWB.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-28 11:27 pm
Just a heads up. By a week from this Friday > 10/7/05, KidsWB will have caught up to where CartoonNetwork left off and will air the next all new episode: #15 Detour. See KidsWB schedule here.  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-09-26 6:55 am
Yes, there still is news besides BotCon; The Beast Wars comics are finally getting published by IDW comics, read the full story here here.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-09-24 10:32 pm
* tfw2005 reports that there will be a "gap line" to exist between Cybertron and the live action movie, it will be, (gasp!) The Return of G1! Check out THIS POSTING for details. Megatron as a gun?! Sounds almost unbelievable...! wow.
* too cool for words! Allspark gallery shows pictures of 10th anniversary BW figures and TRANSMUTATE! Gallery ...  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-09-24 11:03 am
More news from BotCon:
TFormers.com has reported that IDW will release new transformers comics, check the full list out here.. They also have a gallery of the fan-made kitbashes here. And finally they also have a list of upcoming transformers toys here, as well as an image gallery here. Check back soon for more updates.  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-09-24 9:22 am
It has been confirmed that the next alternator will be a Dodge Ram SRT10. Even more interesting is his identity... it's Optimus Prime! Check him out here.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-09-23 12:20 pm
BOTCON 2005 REPORT; check out the following links w/ news and pix:

* allspark picture gallery of Botcon 2005.
* transtopia, kitbash gurus, photogallery of the art contest and alterations, dealer room, voice panel and hasbro showcase...
* bwtf.com review of the Botcon exclusive comic, "Decent into Evil" written by Ben Yee, pencils: Dan ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-23 11:39 am
We've received several e-mails asking about our status w/ Botcon. This year, is the first BotCon since 1997 that none of us will be able to attend. Among us brothers, one is out of the country on business, the other (me) has a new-born baby, and the youngest is getting married *next weekend! Yeah, it's a bit of a busy time! Sorry we won't see ...  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-09-19 11:20 am
Transfan2 from TFans has posted a gallery of the rumored Beast Wars 10th anniversary figure. You can find it here.
No info yet about it's release date and if there are more to follow.
Check back soon for updates.  (0 comments)
Darth Zax  2005-09-18 6:34 am
I'll make my introduction with a small news item,
The Beast Machines DVD boxed set is up for preorder,
order yours here. You can find a review, and a full image of the set, here.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-16 11:41 pm
It appears that TF: Cybertron will air for the last time in its regular "Toonami" time slot. "Race" is set to air tonight at 5:30 central. The good news is, Cybertron will begin airing on KidsWB network starting this Monday the 19th, beginning with episode 1 which never did air on CN! Wa-ho! Check your local listings for details and thanks to ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-15 6:55 am   (page update)
I've been accused of trying a little to hard to draw connections between various generations of TF's from time to time... For the record, this is one occassion when I won't! Many of the older fans out ther are familiar with the G1 original Technobot leader, named Scattorshot released in 1987. Given personality and mode differences, I think it ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-08 1:00 pm   (page update)
Did you guess, the 2006 Supreme figure, *PRIMUS* as being next to get a character page? Ah, wisful thinking but sorry no! If you thought, 2005 Cybertron Thundercracker, you were on the right track! His all-new CP has been uploaded and is ready for viewing. Enjoy!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-07 8:53 pm   (page update)
Loooong time visitors of our site will remember some of our very first character pages we ever did... yeah, they were a bit primitive so no I won't show you the first Thundercracker page we ever did, but the good news it has been totally revamped for your viewing pleasure! New toy pix, cartoon stills... great stuff! An oldie but a goodie. Here ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-05 10:05 pm
Forgive our 1-track minds lately... Y'know I like to bounce all around the various genre's of TF's, but lately this new show/toy line has me so jacked up excited... and thought you'd want to know:

Several other TF fan sites reported last week that TF shows were being taken off the air, hopefully temporarily... We did not report this because ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-09-01 10:18 pm   (page update)
Thanks to Torsten for the heads up to a variety of in package toy pix found all around the net, including Tfans.com, tfw2005.com boards and (primarily) ebay... Our 2005 TF section has been updated, w/ (hopefully) a little more accurate listing of the years toys and in package thumbnails. As you might imaging, we've also linked each toy's ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-08-29 10:02 am
Thanks to the good folks at IDW Publishing, we've been given the opportunity to preview the upcoming Transformers #0 and share our thoughts. Sorry for the delay in getting this posted. But we have a pretty good excuse! See REVIEW here and feel free to join the discussion!  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-08-23 1:03 am
(Coming Soon!) Our review of TF#0!.... Also, thanks to IDW for sending the following press release. Included was this knock-your-socks-off-cool preview picture from the comic...

"Hasbro Designers Offer Up Exclusive Transformers #0 Cover BotCon Attendees In For Special Treat in September
San Diego, CA (August 22, 2005) Every year, the ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-08-17 1:01 am   (page update)
Okay, enough w/ 1988 (for now!) For all you modern toy hunters out there, let me tell you this one'n is worth the wait! You'll find an all new character page for the Speed Planet Leader, Override. in the 2005 section. Enjoy!  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-08-16 10:57 pm
If you haven't seen already, be sure to check out the Transformers Collectors' Club site, where you'll find some pretty sweet new updates! This time a sneak peak of a forthcoming exclusive figure preview, " Deathsaurus"!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-08-13 5:59 am   (page update)
Okay, this time we really will take a step back in time! All the way to 1988. It was the beginning of the end for G1 toys, the first year ever where there were zero cartoons to compliment the toys. What a shame because there were some really unique and awesome toys unveiled that year including the first new molded Optimus Prime (Powermaster) ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-08-11 8:42 pm   (page update)
Okay class today, we take a step back in time. All the way back to... oh, well, I guess that anyone who's too young to remember last year probably isn't quite old enough to read this anyway! Yes, it was just last year that this unbelievably kick tail toy was first released. Energon Landmine was one of my personal favorite toys of the line. ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-08-11 8:28 pm
Speaking of FOUs! We're looking for a few good m.., er people! To help us stay on top of things news-wise, we're hoping to find someone who's interested in helping us out as a news moderator/page contributor. If you're interested, send me (Perceptor@unicron.com) an e-mail and I'll fill you in. Thanks.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-08-09 8:55 pm   (page update)
Sorry we've been a little sparse w/ the updating lately. The rest of the week we'll call "Landmine" week! We'll start with the latest (tho some might not say greatest), Cybertron LANDMINE all new character page in the 2005 sectioni. A great toy w/ well portrayed personality in the shows... Dang, all I can say about Cybertron is so far, so GOOD! ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-30 9:20 am   (page update)
The 2005 TF Section has been updated with new in box thumbnails and updated listings for name and info learned at SDCC. Thanks to Torsten for the organizational assist.

Don't forget, the next new TF Cybertron episode, "Speed" airs tonight on CN.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-07-28 9:00 pm
Wow, there are just SO many wonderful things going on in the world of Transformers, I just don't know where to begin...

First the easy one, Although we've received little direct confirmation, it appears a few wave 2 Cybertron toys may be trickling in at a Target stores. Happy hunting all, and thanks for continuing to share your honest findings ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-25 1:01 am   (page update)
Okay, enough of En Hotshot at the top of the "news"... Out with the old in with the new and in this case improved! (Sorry for the delay, I had hoped to get this up sooner.) For the toy hunters who haven't found him yet; sure he doesn't powerlink, but Cybertron Hot Shot is more posable and has much better detailing/sculpt. Enjoy his all new ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-18 8:39 pm   (page update)
Okay, so I realize that it's not the hippest, newest, coolest TF out there. Fact is, he's yester-year's sweet deluxe version but hey, before we get to the new and improved Cybertron version, we've got to talk about TF: Energon HOTSHOT. In this newly added character page, enjoy all new toy pix, cartoon and comic images as well as original ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-16 1:01 am
Don't forget another new TF: Cybertron airs tonight, "Space". Which by the way is episode #5. (Hidden which aired first was ep 3, and Landmine was 4...) More to come  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-07-15 10:57 pm
tfw2005.com reports the following interesting tidbits from a Hasbro panel at San Diego Comic Con...

The news is as follows:
- 4 Alternator redecos scheduled, 5 new molds scheduled/planned
- No World's Smallest Transformers Coming
- No plans for a G.I. Joe/Transformers toyline crossover, War Within figures
- Hasbro is looking at the ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-13 3:42 pm
It's "official" Transformers live-action movie will debut in theatres on the 4th of July, 2007! Which represents something of a timing set-back from what we heard earlier. But hey, it's date, set your calanders! An all new website has been launched; to see and learn more, of course it looks like it's in its early stages, good things to come, ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-13 3:28 pm   (page update)
Fear not fellow fans, more TF: Cybertron goodies are on their way. For now, I thought I'd interspurse some 2004 minicons into the mix. Check out the all new character page for Energon Saber last years remolded Air Defense team, found in the 2004 section with cartoon stills, original toy pix and *mostly original character text by FOU (friend of ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-07-10 8:54 pm
If you haven't seen it already, be sure to check out the official Transformers site. You'll find very nice Cybertron-styled updates to with awesome new graphics, planet info and character bios I had never seen before! Allow yourself enough time, there's a lot to see.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-10 8:30 am   (page update)
Hope everyone enjoyed Cybertron, episode 2- or whatever it was, last night. Several projects in the works... for now, we thought we'd let you know about the facelift the 2005 section has received. TF:Cybertron toys now at the top and '05 Energon toys moved down, the media section also now reflects what we know about Cybertron... Enjoy the rest ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-05 1:01 am   (page update)
To commemorate the beginning of Cybertron, we thought we'd kick things off with an all new character page in the 2005 section. It's not completely "done" but hey, few/none are and I thought this might provide a nice chance for the toy hunters out there to enjoy some early pix, character description and show captures of the newest version of ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-07-04 10:23 pm
We hope everyone enjoyed their 4th of July weekend and stayed safe. As you know and hopefully have seen, TF: Cybertron debuted on Cartoon Network. Hey, we're excited because of nice anamation, greatly improved voice directing and a story that seems to hold good potential. But if you're like us, you might've thought it was odd that they skipped ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-07-02 9:15 am
It's like TF: Cybertron Weekend! Toys are hitting the shelves and don't forget; episode 1 debuts on Cartoon Network tonight at 7pm Eastern / 6 Central... Enjoy the long weekend!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-06-28 7:50 pm
Transformers are BACK! (About time too!) In what can only be considered another carefully coordinated effort TF: Cybertron toys are hitting the shelves; while the first episode is set to debut on Cartoon Network this Saturday at 7pm Eastern... You can view promo's thanks to allspark.com 15 second clip and a 30 second clip
If you lose your ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-06-21 6:46 am
You have got to check this out! Woah. Don Figueroa posted some of his original art on the 2005 message boards. This, "rejected concept art" includes GI Joe vs. TF crossover and another original story Don pitched. Very cool stuff.

Also, from the "what could have been" files! Check out this unpublished Alex Milne art from unpublished TF: ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-06-18 8:10 pm   (page update)
Consolidated for your convenience and viewing pleasure, the 2005 section has been updated with every in box picture of TF: Cybertron toy we could find (on e-bay...) That's okay, in and of itself, but the cooler part is that now each in box picture now appears on the tops of each toy's corresponding SIGHTINGS and REVIEW page. We do have ...  (0 comments)
Jason  2005-06-13 10:34 am
There is a particularly interesting prototype for sale on ebay. Here's the first spotting of Alternator/BT Ironhide!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-06-10 8:06 pm
The next toy to get the 'all-new character page treatment' is none-other than the tough little Omnicon Strongarm in the 2004 section. Yeah, yeah better late than never, eh! More to come.  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-06-06 2:47 pm
It has arrived. Today I recieved the first of the TF Collector Club member exclusives. A clear redeco of Aerialbot Terradive. His name is Skyfall and no he's not an Actionmaster. He is part of the TF Cybertron line and hails from the Speed planet, but has ventured out on his own. I have a feeling he'll run into another Aerialbot remold some time ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-05-31 6:51 pm
If you didn't get your copy today, members of TF Collector' Club should be soon receiving their copy of Master Collector. It includes some interesting articles; Alternator Wheeljack review, Hasbro Sneak Peak at coming TF: Cybertron figures in package, an interview w/ Chris Sarcinni, a review of Vector Prime, BTR "end of the line" articles all by ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-05-31 6:37 pm   (page update)
I hope everyone (U.S.) enjoyed your long Memorial Day Weekend. Sorry for the less than usual update schedule. It has been a slightly slow time in TF news and we needed a break. Moving right along, I thought it's time to point out that another all new character page is up and ready for viewing in the 2004 section. This time, the Omnicon Skyblast ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-05-26 9:13 pm
If you haven't already, be sure to check out an allspark.com discussion forum where Chris Ryall editor-in-chief of IDW answers questions and concerns about the new TF comics license they hold. It's an interesting read...
Also thanks to allspark, transfandom, tfw2005... for the heads up to a very interesting tidbit about TF: Cybertron cartoons ...  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-05-23 7:58 pm
For those who have seen that Citroen ad (where the car turns into a robot, and starts dancing), check out this very funny parody.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-05-22 12:30 pm
For more info and insite into IDW; who they are and what are they going to do with our beloved Transformers, check out this article in Newsarama.com with an interview with Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall. Thanks to Allspark.com for the heads up to the interview.  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-05-21 5:18 pm
So Hasbro picked a company for the comic license who specializes in TV and movie adaptations. With the movie next year, that could be very smart indeed. To quote IDW Comics: "Our comics are unique in many ways, and there are things, like traditional superhero stories, that we just don't do." TF#0 due in Sept. while an ongoing series starts Jan. ...  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-05-20 6:50 am
Peter Cullen will be appearing at the CyberCon Expo this summer. Check out the details here.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-05-19 10:44 am
Transformers Comics are (will be) back! Licensee was announced today, on the official Hasbro TF page. It's IDW. More to come...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-05-18 9:52 pm
We found the following report on Allspark posted by Falcrum with the following (finally some) news about the future of Transformers Comics.

At the Comics Expo in Bristol this weekend, Simon Furman confirmed that:
a) The TF comic license had been picked up by a company
b) He couldn't tell us which company because they're going to do a press ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-05-17 9:33 pm
Don't forget! New episodes of TF Energon airing the rest of this week and all next on Cartoon Network! (Time to figure out how to set-up those VCR timers!)  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-05-07 4:38 pm
Hey everyone, I'm sorry for the long news/update hiatus... I've been out of commission dealing w/ some rather difficult real-life stuff... One thing I wanted to get you caught up on and posted was a very intersting string of Q&A dialog from Don Murphy producer for the live action Transformers Movie. Okay, here are some interesting excerpts.

...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-04-22 2:30 pm   (page update)
DIVEBOMB is unleashed! An all new character page for this very cool toy is now ready for viewing in the 2004 section. Enjoy your weekend everyone!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-04-20 9:40 pm
Still not a peep out of Hasbro about a successor to Dreamwave... Sigh, c'mon people! Well, to fill your hearts w/ more regret, you can view some breathtaking art by Don Figueroa of what "would have been" of the upcoming Beast Wars Comic brought by the good folks at Transtopia. Thanks guys!  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-04-18 1:01 am   (page update)
Happy Monday to all, lets start the week off right with an all new character page in 2004; this time, BATTLE RAVAGE. There, you'll find all new toy pix, cartoon/comics screen caps and original character text by yours truly & Byrerprime.  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-04-12 6:45 pm   (page update)
This is the end of The Transformers forever. Yeah, right. See the end of the era, the (heh!) last hurrah. I thought I'd never see Optimus Prime again. It really was a dark day when Generation 2 issue 12 was released as the final tale of a dying toyline. Just as TF lives on, revisit the second half of TF:G2 in the 1994 Section left side.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-04-11 10:39 am   (page update)
Okay, so I know many fans out there are gearing up their excitement for TF: Cybertron; BUT hey, the truth is, they're not in stores yet and shows in English won't be available for several months. AND with still 10 new shows remaining to air, I for one still want to be excited for TF: Energon! IMHO it holds the title for best TF toy series of all ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-04-10 10:52 pm
Thanks to and allspark for the heads up about an interview w/ Guido Guidi by transfans.net Interesting perspective plus some really beautiful art from the unpublished Dreamwave G1 #12. I agree w/ his and other fans assesment that it's some of his best work. Wow, absolutely beautiful pieces...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-04-10 10:11 pm   (page update)
Many updates and additions in the 2004 section. We are mirroring TF Universe toy images from the official Hasbro site (in case they ever take them down they'll have a permanent home here). You'll find all new character pages for Autobot Ratchet,Blackarachnia, Dinobot Striker, Dinobot Triceradon, Fireflight, Inferno, Nemesis Stryka, Skydive, ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-04-09 4:17 pm
Thanks to Csaba who sends word of a special at Canada Walmarts, Omega Supreme for $20 Canadian! Wow, quite a deal.
Incidentally, many Walmarts in MN are offering all sorts of specials on Energon toys: including basic 2-packs for $7, Deluxe two-packs for $11, Ultra (Landmine/Scorponok) 2-packs for $22 if you've been holding off on any of these ...  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-04-07 5:10 pm   (page update)
It seems like YEARS since we've seen new TF comics. I wish Hasbro would work out any details and give Devil's Due the license. After all, G.I. Joe and Transformers have always been intertwined. From the recent crossovers to the original Marvel mini-series. And the beginning of Generation 2 can be found in the pages of G.I. Joe. Coincidently, comic ...  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-04-06 11:51 am
Looks like the TF movie release date is November 17, 2006.  (Via CNN)  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-03-31 9:25 pm
First off, we're sorry for the rather unexpected delay in site/news updates. Each of us have had a number of personal issues requiring attention that's kept us away. We hope to resume our typical, more frequent schedule shortly...

TONS of things we need to get caught up on. First, members of the official TF Club received the 2nd installment ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-03-17 8:54 am   (page update)
* Thanks to Niels P for providing some interesting info on the "Sweeps" of TFTM and their historical reference from which they were named. You'll find it in the updated character page for G1 Scourge.
* Also thanks to Mkbauch for some interesting trivia about Prowl and some speculation about the origin on his name. You'll find it at the bottom ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-03-17 8:49 am
If you haven't seen it already, be sure to chek out the sneak peek picture of the first Transformers Collector's Club >>> exclusive figure, Looks nice, name: TBD...  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-03-14 4:45 pm   (page update)
Enough's enough! We're having full blown withdrawl symptoms. C'mon Hasbro, make a move! Award that TF comics license and lets move on to see what Mr. Furman et. al. have/had in store for TF: Energon, maybe even Beast Wars & G1 series too... ugh!
In the meantime, we offer two other comics related items. In the 1990 Transformers Section you'll ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-03-06 5:51 pm   (page update)
Another of the few 1984 G1 original TF character pages that desperately needed revamping (oh yeah! It needed it! check it: here is the first CP I did for them, quite a few years ago now!) is Frenzy and Laserbeak. This new and improved version includes many screen captures from the shows, high rez photos ane even some including a japanese only ...  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-03-02 6:11 am
Optimus Prime had an unconventional appearance on Adult Swim show "Robot Chicken," and gets kudos from National Prostate Cancer Coalition. Crazy.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-02-25 9:32 pm   (page update)
Alright! Thanks to the fandom! Well thanks specifically to:
* C. Reed for providing us a picture of Rumble/Frenzy (red) in cassette mode in the shows. His character page has been updated to show this great shot from TF:TM. Who knew!? (not me!)
* to J Carliss for providing me info/image on Machine Wars Optimus Prime, well his predacessor ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-02-24 5:05 pm
* Check out the sale going on now at BBTS, 10% off all items including energon cubes!

Another news item I'm (better) late (than never) in reporting! is regarding the 4th Annual "TransformersCon". Here is a press release from the convention organizers:
"It Is The Year 2005!... TransformersCon is thrilled to announce that the Guest of Honor at ...  (0 comments)
Byrerprime  2005-02-23 1:01 am   (page update)
Okay, so we're longing for the return of Transformers comics (can you tell!!) For now, to hold you/us over, hope you enjoy another in the "classic" category: The 1989 Transformers Section has been updated w/ plot summaries for the comics by Marvel, just look in the left hand "TF-Media column". These stories are oldies but goodies, including the ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-02-22 5:22 pm
Thanks to the allspark for pointing out a great article in Wizard Universe. HERE is a link to the interview with Pat Lee where he speaks out on the closing of Dreamwave; what happened, why, what's next etc. Very interesting and so very unfortunate.
Also, transfandom offers another interesting link to comic book resources article "Wave Goodbye" ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-02-20 5:43 pm
"ToyFair" is an annual chance for toy manufacturers like Hasbro to show their upcoming product line to retailers. It's going on this weekend and you can see coverage with pictures of upcoming TF: Cybertron toys on some very nice galleries which can be found on (2/20) bwtf, Transfandom and tfw2005 (2/19) Tformers and (images mirrored on) ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-02-17 5:32 pm   (page update)
Okay, let us take a little look back in time shall we? From 2003 all the way back to 1984! Yeah, I admit it's long overdue, a few remaining toys that still desparately need character page overhauls. One includes this example which is one of the first CP's we ever did. It had pix we borrowed (/stole; sorry guys, we didn't know any better at ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-02-14 8:50 pm   (page update)
The final all new TF:Armada character page to be added in the 2003 section is ready for viewing. Final Battle Optimus Prime is considered pretty darn cool by many fans not just because he rocked in that finale episode fight scene of the cartoon series. He was unique as the only Armada character to continue in form and function and be featured ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-02-14 7:08 pm
We have confirmed U.S. sightings for Alpha Quintesson, Energon Starscream, Quickstrike, Road Block and Six Shot as well as all of the new alternators listed above... (Unfortunately, some of these real sightings got deleted. Shucks, no system is perfect!) But they are starting to hit the shelves so happy hunting and thanks for your reports!  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-02-11 1:01 am   (page update)
Still no official word on the licence or future of Transformers comics. In the meantime, I thought you would enjoy some new additions, thanks to Byrerprime. The 1988 Transformers section has been updated with plot summaries for the comics by Marvel, which featured toys of that year. You'll find them in the left hand, TF-Media column.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-02-07 8:09 pm   (page update)
How sad. We're nearing the end of new character pages for 2003, one of my personal favorites. (Good thing 2004 was even better! :) Anyway, the Powerlinx Jetfire page is now ready for viewing.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-02-07 8:01 pm
Thanks to Transfandom.com who found the following unconfirmed blurb originally reported on comicbookresources.com:
"Long Transformation: While retailers and fans wait and wait and gradually start to lose interest, I understand a final decision on who gets the Transformers comics license, and the remaining Diamond solicitations still on hold, will ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-02-04 11:27 pm   (page update)
Many new updates in the 2004 and 2005 TF sections, including in box pix added of toys (Energon, Alternator and Universe) which are just starting to hit the toy shelves. You'll also find thes pix are now connected to their respective sighting and review pages. Thanks to all of you keeping these sections fresh and up to date! Have a good weekend ...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-01-31 9:15 pm
For those of you out there like us that are missing the comics in a big way, thought you'd find this interesting. Per numerous TF sites (allspark, tfw2005, transfandom...) which first reported an article on "yojoe.com". An interview with Josh Blaylock publisher and founder of Devil's Due Publishing answers questions about the possibility of ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-27 6:35 am   (page update)
The 2003 section has another new character page ready for viewing, Galvatron. Personally, I thought it would've been absolutely awesome if Armada Megs became Galvatron once touched by the alternate dimension (G1) Galvatron... But alas that didn't happen and Aramada Galvatron made virtually no appearances in the TF: comics. But he did kick some ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-26 7:30 am   (page update)
Our Stuff for Sale section has been updated, now including links to reviews of our Energy Cube packs done by, allspark.com, Ben Yee, TFArchive.com. Remember that BBTS sale ends Friday...  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-01-24 10:29 pm
Wow! This is cool! Joel from bigbadtoystore.com writes to let us know about a huge sale they're having. 20% off all in stock items. So if you've been thinking about getting yourself a pack of Energy Cubes now is the time! $18.39/pack is less than our show special at Botcon/OTFCC. CLICK HERE to place your order. (Or hit this this link for ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-22 9:41 pm   (page update)
Aw man, it's only January 22nd and I SO miss Dreamwave and their TF comics... Please come back! (SOON!) I want to know what Alpha-Quintesson has been plotting...
In times like this, perhaps it is appropriate to look back to the (not really so) good-ole-days. Special thanks to Byrerprime for providing us plot summaries for the Transformers Comics ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-21 8:01 am   (page update)
Okay, finally have the ability to take care of some other lose ends that have been out there for awhile.
* The "about us" page has been tweeked and updated with some cool pix of Brian's TF display shelves.
Thanks to Brandon who provided us some pix of Pradaking in the Japanese only series, TF:Zone. Screen caps and the "other appearances" area ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-21 8:01 am
Personal note: For those whose curiosity was piqued by our plea; YES, we did finally get in contact w/ Aaron. He reports, "My family and home was luckily spared from the wave. However all the land within 100 meters of my parents home was either damaged or completely destroyed. There was a local fishing village that was totally wiped out, including ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-15 10:38 pm   (page update)
The very humble beginnings of the 2005 Transformers section is ready for viewing. Like all the TF by year sections, you will find it linked to on the far right column of the main page.
Also, you will find many of the more newly released toys like Barricade, Energon Kicker, Wing Saber, Alternator Swindle, etc... are now better linked to our ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-14 4:52 pm   (page update)
Okay, so Armada Tidal Wave didn't play as big a role in either the cartoons or comics as I would've liked. But hey it was one very cool toy. Or would that be 3 toys, or 4 or ah you know what I mean! :) You'll find his character page is ready for viewing in the 2003 TF Section.  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-13 7:37 pm   (page update)
The character page for Predacon with Side Burn and Skid-Z in the 2003 TF section has been recently updated (and added) and is ready for public viewing. More to come.  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-01-13 7:28 pm
Check out TransformersClub.com to see a sneak peak PREVIEW of their exclusive comic. Interesting enough its title seems to be Transformers: Cybertron, not Universe... hmmmmmmmm  (0 comments)
Anonymous  2005-01-07 1:01 am
More news on the future of TF comics front to be found at tfw2005.com who posts via Cory from Decepticon Matrix. This latest perspective comes from Diamond Distributors. Click HERE to read the entire quote and fan reaction.
Well, it does appear that TF comics will return. That much appears all but certain and a very good thing. Who and when ...  (0 comments)
Jason  2005-01-06 1:15 am
2005.com is reporting that Hasbro cancelled the license with Dreamwave, which would explain why they are ceasing operations. Supposedly, Transformers comics will "be back soon". What does this mean? Well, it seems unlikely that we'll see the end of TF:Energon that I personally had been greatly anticipating. Very unfortunate... We'll keep you ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-06 1:01 am   (page update)
Moving right along with 2003... Two of my favorites, the 'big guns' of the Armada Autobot ranks have character pages ready for viewing, Overload with Rollout and Jetfire with Comettor. Enjoy.  (0 comments)
Brian  2005-01-05 11:59 pm
Be sure to check out, the new site which is now online, Transformers Collector Club. Interesting items of note:
the next official TF convention date is not set but appears will be in the "fall of 2005"! Registration in the fee will net you a "free" exclusive toy, which will be 1 of a 5 member team combiner! "This figure belongs to a combiner ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-04 8:44 pm
Wow. It appears to be a very sad day indeed for fans of the Transformers. Many sites, including bwtf, transfandom, allspark, tfw2005 ... have full copies of a press release from Dreamwave which states that they will be "ceasing operations". I've never seen anything like it, in the middle of SO many large story arcs... Publically, they seem to be ...  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-03 1:35 pm
Including 1 posting for Terradive in our own sightings section, several other sites (allspark, transfandom and tfw2005) are reporting that the remaining 'limbs' for Energon combiners are being spotted. Thought you'd you'd like the heads up and thanks for keeping the sithtings/reviews coming! Happy hunting  (0 comments)
Perceptor  2005-01-03 1:22 pm
Hasbro has made an official announcement about the future of Transformers Collector Conventions! Check out their press release HERE. Apparently, no more OTFCC, no more BotCon, it's "transformersclub" it'll be run Brian Savage and Fun Productions with the assistance of Jon and Karl Hartman, Pete Sinclair, Rik Alvarez and Ben Yee, apparently the ...  (0 comments)

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