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IDW Publishing Announces: “Transformers: Unicron” Miniseries

Fans of “The Transformers” franchise will love the idea of this brand new miniseries from IDW Publishing who’ve been offering up stories about the famous robots in disguise with “Transformers: Unicron”. Take a look at some art and the full press release down below. I’ll return at the close.

The Press Release:
The fate of all worlds are at stake, as the world-eating menace Unicron has set his sights on Cybertron, home of the TRANSFORMERS robots, and next in line… EARTH! A bi-weekly six issue event titled TRANSFORMERS: UNICRON arrives this July and will bring about the end of the TRANSFORMERS universe as we know it. As Optimus Prime gathers his defense against this monstrous threat, it might be too little too late.

Veteran TRANSFORMERS creators John Barber (Optimus Prime) and Alex Milne (More Than Meets The Eye) are joined by colorist Sebastian Cheng (Revolution) to tell the epic conclusion to the current TRANSFORMERS comic book universe.
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Hasbro Releases First Look/Details for Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series “Ironhide”

The fine folks at Hasbro have officially released the first look and the details for the upcoming “Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series: Ironhide MPM-6 figure”! I’ve pasted the press scoop and all of the provided images down below for your indulgence. Roll out!

“Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series Ironhide MPM-6 (Ages 8 and up/ Approx. Retail Price: $XX.XX/Available: Fall ’18)”

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About The Figure: The Masterpiece Movie Series IRONHIDE MPM-6 figure is perfect for fans and collectors alike, with features inspired by the explosive 2007 Transformers live action movie. The figure showcases the practical AUTOBOT Weapons Specialist with impressive attention to detail. Imagine unleashing IRONHIDE action with die cast detailing, articulated hands, posable neck, movable faceplate and two cannon accessories. Converts from robot to GMC Heavy Duty Topkick 6500 4×4 Crew Cab Edition mode in 45 steps. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com (linked below).
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Hasbro Reveals New “Transformers” At HASCON 2017

The first annual HasCon has come and went and while we didn’t attend we’ve been keeping a close bit of scrutiny on any reveals from the event and with that being said there were several brand new action figures from “The Transformers” line. To say that this is a mega-popular license for Hasbro Toys would be an understatement so what I’ve done is shared the images of the figures along with their awesome artwork. I will not be saying much since you don’t need your “oohs” and “ahhs” interrupted. Here we go.

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Dinobot: Grimlock

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Dinobot: Grimlock

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Hasbro Reveals “Transformers: The Last Knight” SDCC 2017 Convention Exclusive

As a regular attendee of the American International Toy Fair, it’s great to keep my fellow geeks in the know about stuff that is beyond the realms of cool. Recently I’ve begun receiving transmissions from the publicity elite regarding some exclusives that will be available for purchase at the upcoming Comic Con International: San Diego or SDCC for the sake of brevity. Check out this brief on Hasbro’s “Transformers” line and an item that you will ONLY be able to purchase at this convention. Read on err “Roll Out”…..

The Press Release:
Following the exciting Transformers: The Last Knight movie release on June 21, fans will have the opportunity to take home a piece of the film with this Voyager Class Optimus Prime figure which will be available for purchase exclusively at Booth #3329 at SDCC 2017. The figure, which converts to Western Star truck mode based on Transformers: The Last Knight, features movie inspired detailing and collectible packaging. It also comes with a free gift with purchase: an authentic piece of truck tire used in the film with a certificate of authenticity from Western Star! See below for more details and a link to download images.

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Hasbro Reveals “Transformers: The Last Knight” Figures

I’m going to keep the introduction to this one brief because it’s a long press piece with a LOT of images to go along with it. Just the other day Hasbro Toys released the images for the upcoming film ”Transformers: The Last Knight”. All the images and copy came from their press channels, but I’ll return at the close with a few editorial notions. Here we go. Maybe I should have said “ROLL OUT” (that works better right?).

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE CLASS COGMAN Figure: The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE FIGURE assortment features a lineup of highly articulated, 5.5-inch-scale figures of fan-favorite AUTOBOT and DECEPTICON characters. One of the latest figures in the PREMIER EDITION DELUXE FIGURE assortment is the AUTOBOT COGMAN. COGMAN might look like a welcoming butler, but if a DECEPTICON attacks those he protects, the calculating AUTOBOT will strike back with colossal retaliation. Offering impressive detail inspired by the movie, COGMAN converts from robot mode to sports car mode, Licensed by Aston Martin, in 16 steps. This PREMIER EDITION DELUXE figure can be positioned in exciting, battle ready poses and features an awesome movie-inspired accessory and removable Titan Master head. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com. (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Summer 2017)

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE CLASS MEGATRON AND SKULLITRON: The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE figures are the perfect way for fans to join in the epic TRANSFORMERS action. The latest characters in this scale include MEGATRON and SKULLITRON. In the explosive TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie, new evil rises in an epic struggle for the fate of Earth and new heroes must rise to forge a future for all. As MEGATRON leads the DECEPTICONS to wage war on Earth, SKULLITRON charges back into action to uphold his sacred knight’s oath. These 5.5-inch-scale PREMIER EDITION DELUXE figures can be positioned in exciting, battle ready poses and feature an awesome movie-inspired accessory. MEGATRON converts between robot and jet modes in 19 steps, and SKULLITRON converts between knight and dragon modes in 17 steps. MISSION TO CYBERTRON figures feature CYBERTRONIAN glyphs and mission cards that can be deciphered with an online decoder at Transformers.com/MissionToCybertron. Each figure comes with one accessory. Available exclusively at Toys”R”Us. (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Summer 2017)
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