The Next Hasbro Haslab Project is a Massive Transformers Unicron Figure

By Staff Reports “Proceed, on your way to oblivion.” Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, Hasbro revealed their largest TRANSFORMERS figure ever – The Lord of Chaos. The Planet Eater. The Chaos Bringer – UNICRON! After last year’s crowdfunding success, HASLAB is back with this exciting new creation – the first ever TRANSFORMERS HASLAB project –…Read moreRead more

Transformers Ghostbusters #1 Review: I Ain’t Afraid of No Robot Ghost!

By Daniel Schwartz Warning: Spoilers for Transformers/Ghostbusters #1 below. Peanut Butter and Bananas. Pineapple and Pizza. Some things seem like they should not go together, but end up being really good when they are. Welcome to the world of IDW’s Transformers/Ghostbusters. Two childhood favorite franchises that seem like they should never come together are combined…Read moreRead more

Bluefin Details New Transformers Collectibles From Flame Toys

By Staff Reports Bluefin, a Bandai Namco group company and the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, expands its line of Transformers products with a pair of stunning new model kits from Flame Toys. Based on IDW’s Transformers acclaimed comic series, Flame Toys’ officially licensed releases of the Bumblebee Furai…Read moreRead more

Transformers #1 Review: The Beginning of the End!

By Daniel Schwartz How did Cybertron fall into civil war and eventual ruin? How did Megatron become the leader of the Decepticons? How did Orion Pax ultimately become Optimus Prime? Fans of the Transformers have been asking these questions for years. There have been several different explanations to these questions, and they have all left…Read moreRead more

Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for New Transformers Star Saber Die Cast Figure and Bumblebee Furai Model Kit from Flame Toys

By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, notably expands its catalog of collectibles from Flame Toys as it opens pre-orders for the Transformers Star Saber Kuro Kara Kuri die-cast figure and the Bumble Bee Furai model kit. The Transformers Star Saber Kuro Kara…Read moreRead more

Movie Review: Bumblebee

By Jason T. Smith The Transformers franchise doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to live action flicks. The critically panned Michael Bay series of films abandoned the heart of the robots in disguise from the days of animated series and comic books and went with a loud, soulless series of films with the…Read moreRead more

IDW Relaunches Transformers Comics

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing proudly announces that a brand-new Transformers series will debut in March 2019 that will explore the very moment when a glorious, peaceful Cybertron begins its downward spiral into chaos. Available twice monthly, IDW’s Transformers comic will be written by Brian Ruckley, author of the Godless World fantasy trilogy, and illustrated…Read moreRead more

Transformers: Unicron #4 Review, The Gang’s All Here!

Cybertron’s fate appears to be sealed. The ravenous destroyer has the Transformers’ home world on his menu as his next entree. Optimus Prime and his rag-tag team of Autobots barely have time to lick their wounds from having just been defeated before they have to make another critical decision that could save or destroy their…Read moreRead more

Bluefin Announces Pre-Orders For New Collectibles From Flame Toys, Storm Collectibles and SEN-TI-NEL

By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, has announced pre-orders for a variety of notable forthcoming product releases from leading the collectible brands Flame Toys, Storm Collectibles and SEN-TI-NEL. The products include extraordinary new releases for iconic collectible and pop culture properties including…Read moreRead more

Transformers: Unicron #1 Review: Maximal Carnage!

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: IDW Writer: John Barber Artist: Alex Milne I am of the opinion that the 1980’s Transformers movie was a pinnacle of science fiction. It had wonderful characters, an emotional storyline, and one of the greatest villains of all time (robo-stache and all!). I was hoping that the Michael Bay movies would…Read moreRead more

Worlds Collide in Star Trek vs. Transformers Comic Book Crossover

By Staff Reports The starship Enterprise finds there’s more to the final frontier when Kirk and his crew come face-to-face with the strangest life forms of all: the shape-changing robots of Cybertron! Prepare to beam up and roll out this September with Star Trek vs. Transformers, a four-issue comic book crossover that is more than meets the eye…Read moreRead more

Transformers Vs. Visionaries #2 Review: World War Cybertron

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: IDW Publishing Writer: Magdalene Visaggio Artist: Fico Ossio Cybertron is back. After countless years of civil war with the Decepticons, the planet has finally returned from the brink of destruction. Then the Visionaries invaded. The last survivors of the dead, magical world of Prysmos attempted to conquer Cybertron but eventually failed….Read moreRead more

Transformers Original Graphic Novel Starring Bumblebee Arrives Fall 2018

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing is thrilled to announce that in 2018 Bumblebee from the TRANSFORMERS franchise will star in his very own original graphic novel! The perfect jumping on point for the next generation of TRANSFORMERS fans, Transformers: Bumblebee – Win If You Dare gives readers the opportunity to join in the fan-favorite character’s…Read moreRead more

Revolution #1 Review: Sharing Universes

IDW wants to know if you are ready for a Revolution By Nolan P. Smith With Revolution, IDW is taking a slew of Hasbro properties and combining their universe into one, unified sandbox. With this first issue, we see what happens when you mix G.I. Joes, Transformers, Rom and a hint of Action Man, and…Read moreRead more

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios Enter New Distribution Alliance for the Classic TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE

“I would have waited an eternity for this…” Transformers- The Movie : 30th Anniversary Edition is Coming this September from Shout! Factor and Hasbro Studios (By Staff Reports)– Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, and Hasbro Studios announced a strategic distribution collaboration to bring the iconic animated feature, TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE to the home…Read moreRead more

Best of 2015- Action Figures

By Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith 2015 was a great year for action figures: from Star Wars to dinosaurs, the action figure game was stepped up once again. Some from the giants in the industry, and some from new companies eager to show what they can do. So, without further delay and in…Read moreRead more

IDW Explores Alternate Timelines In ‘Deviations’

By Staff Reports (San Diego, CA)– In a world where the Ghostbusters never crossed streams to save New York… In a world where Shredder was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ sensei… In a world where all your expectations are turned upside down—welcome to the world of Deviations, a weekly event series featuring alternate takes on some of IDW’s most popular…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2015- Bringing Pop Cultrue Greatness to Southern California

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)– Comic Con International’s WonderCon 2015 once again invaded the Anaheim Convention Center, and attendees from across the states gathered by the thousands. Featuring small press, local creators, comic book publishers, video game studios, film studios, and more, WonderCon exceeded expectations when it comes to pop culture. As with every…Read moreRead more

Transformers: Age of Extinction Review

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victorville)— In 2011, we were given Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which I felt was a hug misstep for the franchise. As the build up for Transformers: Age of Extinction built, the word going around is that this would be a new start, a step away from what made the…Read moreRead more

Worlds Collide In New TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE Ongoing Series!

By Staff Reports (San Diego)– Two of the most popular comic book franchises of all-time, TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, will be going head-to-head in a brand-new ongoing series debuting next summer! Written and drawn by comic luminary Tom Scioli (Godland, American Barbarian) with co-writer and TRANSFORMERS veteran John Barber (TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, FALL OF…Read moreRead more

Let’s Kickstart This! Transforming Expectations

Who doesn’t love a good Transformer? What about a third party Transformer… No, I didn’t say bootleg. Let me introduce you to Transforming Expectations, a sequel to Transforming Collections: both books document the world of third party Transformers. Third party Transformers are not made by Hasbro, Takara, or any major company. They are made by…Read moreRead more

Mark Wahlberg Joins Michael Bay’s Transformers 4 + New Logo!

Well, things are looking up at least. Michael Bay, after dispelling the rumors earlier this week, has officially announced that Mark Wahlberg (Ted, Four Brothers) will star in 2014’s Transformers 4. For me, this is huge, as Mark is a tremendous actor, and any Bay Transformers can use all the help they can get. Check…Read moreRead more