Archive for September, 2009

In box images of ROTF Bludgeon

small bludgeonIn-package images of the upcoming Bludgeon figure from the ROTF line have been posted for viewing at the following links.

front of box

back of box with bio and specs clearly readable.

Posted in Toys and Collectibles on September 22nd, 2009 by andersonh1

Roll Out: Costa on IDW’s Transformers

Courtesy of the Comic Book Resources website:

Since acquiring the rights to publish Transformers comics in 2005, IDW Publishing has launched a number of miniseries establishing a vast and complex universe for the massive robotic characters, but there hasn’t been a central ongoing series to chronicle the epic battle between noble Autobots and evil Decepticons. That changes in November with the first issue of “Transformers,” a new ongoing series written by Mike Costa and illustrated by Don Figueroa. CBR News caught up with Costa to discuss the new series.

See this link for the whole interview.

Posted in Comics and Books on September 18th, 2009 by andersonh1

Ongoing IDW Transformers comic to begin in November


From IDW’s website:

Following the huge success of this summer’s blockbuster TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN movie, from DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with Hasbro, IDW is proud to launch The TRANSFORMERS, under license from Hasbro and written by the critically-acclaimed Mike Costa. This all-new ongoing series starts off with a bang by treating fans to two huge events that are so CYBERTON-shattering that the lives of the TRANSFORMERS characters will never be the same. (…more)

Posted in Comics and Books on September 15th, 2009 by andersonh1

USA Today interviews Andy Schmidt

optimusUSA Today has posted an interview with IDW Publishing author and editor Andy Schmidt about Transformers, comics and his role with the upcoming  “Transformers: Continuum” story. In addition to the interview, USA Today also shows some sketches by Don Figueroa of Optimus Prime, Ironhide, Bumblebee and Jetfire as they will appear in the new Transformers ongoing series.

Posted in Comics and Books, Entertainment on September 15th, 2009 by Sparky Prime

Revenge of the Fallen hits $400 million

Revenge of the Fallen has hit the $400 million mark domestically. In addition, the movie is estimated to have made $428 million overseas at this point, for a total take over over $800 millon. Despite the facts that critics almost all disliked it, and despite multiple fan complaints, the movie was certainly a success with the general moviegoing public.

See the figures here.

Posted in Entertainment on September 7th, 2009 by andersonh1

Transformers: Tales of the Fallen #2 Preview

“One of the most downright dangerous and deadly TRANSFORMERS of all arrives on Earth in single-minded, stop-at-nothing pursuit of his prey. If you think we’re talking about a DECEPTICON here, think again! Meet SIDESWIPE, the AUTOBOTS’ very own lethal weapon.”

See the preview pages here.

Posted in Comics and Books on September 7th, 2009 by andersonh1