Transformers: War For Cybertron on Netflix, Dec. 30th

Posted in Entertainment on November 29th, 2020 by andersonh1

Transformers: Escape mini-series begins December 30

Transformers Escape #1

Continuing their tradition of running multiple Transformers series simultaneously, once Transformers Galaxies ends, IDW will publish a mini-series focusing on Wheeljack and his crew as seen in issue 24 of the main Transformers series. The story will run for five issues.

Written by Brian Ruckley with art by Bethany McGuire-Smith

World War spills into this all-new limited series! As Cybertron descends into a state of war, countless civilians-unaligned with the Autobots, Decepticons, or any faction-are caught in the crossfire. Fortunately, a solution may be coming… Wheeljack, Hound, and some of Cybertron’s greatest (and most infamous) scientists seek to reactivate the Ark program and evacuate the planet with huge spaceships. On the verge of war, will their efforts be enough to escape?

In Shops: Dec 30, 2020

Posted in Comics and Books on November 29th, 2020 by andersonh1

Transformers / Back to the Future Gigawatt Figure

Just announced from Hasbro, a new Transformers Crossover figure, Gigawatt, based on the hit 1985 film, Back to the Future to celebrate its 35th anniversary, with a limited edition first run exclusive to Walmart going live for preorder today.

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Posted in Toys and Collectibles on July 2nd, 2020 by JediTricks TF

Latest ‘Transformers’ Lands 2022 Release Date

Two different entertainment websites are reporting that both a new animated Transformers movie and a live-action Transformers movie are in development.

From the Hollywood Reporter:

An untitled Transformers film and The Trial of the Chicago 7 have been given release dates, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. 

The latest installment in the sci-fi action film franchise, the untitled Transformers movie will receive a wide release on June 24, 2022.

Paramount currently has multiple Transformers projects in the works: Joby Harold (Army of the Dead) and James Vanderbilt (Zodiachave been tapped to write separate scripts in the story universe, while the studio is also moving forward with an animated prequel directed by Josh Cooley (Toy Story 4), with a script co-written by Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari (the Ant-Man franchise).

Meanwhile Deadline reports that one of the projects in development may be based off of Beast Wars:

Paramount has given a date for a new live-action Transformers movie of June 24, 2022.

The studio is in development on two different projects: one by Murder Mystery scribe James Vanderbilt and the other by John Wick Chapter 3 EP and Army of the Dead scribe Joby Harold. The Vanderbilt project, from what we’ve heard, is based on Transformers spinoff Beast Wars which are robots that transform into robotic animals like Cheetor (Cheetah), Optimus Primal (Gorilla), Rhinox (Rhinoceros) and more. The other is reportedly in the Bumblebee universe. It’s not definite yet which one will make it to production.

Posted in Entertainment on May 2nd, 2020 by andersonh1

Forums Online

Our forums are updated, back online, and ready for use. There are still visual tweaks to be made in the next few days, but otherwise the systems are all go. Thank you for your patience.

Posted in Site News on April 3rd, 2020 by JediTricks TF

Transformers: The Manga, vol. 1

Scheduled for a March 10 release date from Viz Media is “Transformers: The Manga”. These stories from the 1980s have been translated into English for the first time. Written by Masumi Kaneda, art by Ban Magami and English language lettering by Brandon Bovia.

In this collector’s volume, the Autobots and their young friend Kenji must stand tall against the Decepticons in an interplanetary conflict! These classic stories are from the dawn of the Transformers, and this volume contains thrilling tales such as “The Great Transformer War” and “Fight! Super Robot Life-Form Transformers!”—plus an extensive art gallery!

Further details can be found on Viz Media’s website:

https://www.viz.com/read/manga/transformers-the-manga-volume-1/product/6181

Posted in Comics and Books, International on March 11th, 2020 by andersonh1

“War for Cybertron” trailer debuts at New York Toy Fair

The trailer for the Netflix original anime series, Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Siege made its debut yesterday at the New York Toy Fair, and it promises to showcase a new side of the war between the Autobots and the Decepticons.

The trailer is set during the midpoint of the War for Cybertron, and things are not looking good for the Autobots, who are trying to prevent Megatron from finding the AllSpark.

Developed by Rooster Teeth Studios, Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Siege will premiere later this year on Netflix. The series features the voice talents of Jake Foushee as Optimus Prime, Jason Marnocha as Megatron, Linsay Rousseau as Elita-1, Joe Zieja as Bumblebee, Frank Todaro as Starscream, Rafael Goldstein as Ratchet, Keith Silverstein as Jetfire, Todd Haberkorn as Shockwave & Red Alert , Edward Bosco as Ultra Magnus & Soundwave, Bill Rogers as Wheeljack, Sophia Isabella as Arcee, Brook Chalmers as Impactor, Shawn Hawkins as Mirage, Kaiser Johnson as Ironhide, Miles Luna as Teletraan I & Cliffjumper, and Mark Whitten as Sideswipe & Skywarp.

Posted in Entertainment on February 23rd, 2020 by andersonh1

Transformers Galaxies #5 preview

A preview of Transformers Galaxies #5 is now available on Apple Books preview:

“Wannabee,” Part One! Years ago, a Probat scientist visiting Cybertron had his life saved by the one and only Bumblebee! Now the Probats are huge fans, and when Deathsaurus goes to negotiate a new energy deal, he wants their number one bot on his side. Unfortunately, Bee’s a little busy, so Deathsaurus turns to the next best option—the guy who looks like red Bumblebee, Cliffjumper!

The issue is scheduled to arrive on shelves March 4. You can find the preview pages at the following link:

https://books.apple.com/us/book/transformers-galaxies-5/id1499748560

Posted in Comics and Books, Entertainment on February 21st, 2020 by andersonh1

Music from the classic G1 series on YouTube

Portions of the classic G1 Transformers cartoon soundtrack have been released on YouTube as part of Hasbro’s Soundtrack Saturdays. They can be found on Hasbro’s official Tranformers YouTube channel. The soundtrack was released on vinyl a few years ago and features music by Robert J. Walsh, Johnny Douglas, Anne Bryant and Ford Kinder.

Posted in Site News on February 16th, 2020 by andersonh1

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Ectotron!

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Posted in Toys and Collectibles on February 15th, 2019 by JediTricks TF