The official Transformers Collectors Club has have posted the second figure reveal from the BotCon 2014 Convention set - PIRATES VS KNIGHTS! Formerly part of Squadron X, Ferak and his brother in arms, Tornado. The remake of the Universe Cyclonus figure with are the next of Cannonball's crew to pillage the galaxy for its riches. Note, All images are prototypes and the final product may vary. Get a look at the images and more details of the below.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: MP-21 Bumblebee prototype revealed, thoughts around the new Transformers Age of Extinction teaser, Botcon 2014 Cannonball opinions, Q&A with Rob Springer, Comic News from Aimee Morgan, plus lots of inappropriate statements from Exvee and HeyMickey!
Thanks to forums member jON3.0 Bailey who has posted a video review of the Transformers Generations Doubledealer voyager class action figure. We first saw this figure at BotCon last summer. Get the scoop on the remake of the Blitz-Wing figure as the G1 Doubledealer character in the somewhat short, but humorous video below.
Thanks to the BotCon 2014 page, we have our first Convention Set Reveal Pirate Captain of the Star Seekers: Cannonball! As promised, the reveals would be rolling out from the official site with the first of the set being the leader, Cannonball who's mold is based on the Transformers Prime Ratchet mold. Check out he official images of the figure with more details below.
The Transformers documentary, "Transform Me" continues to roll out. Working to raise funds for the final production of the film. They have just announced there will be a Q&A with voice actors Tom Kenny and Gregg Berger in support of the "Transform Me" crowd-souring campaign that has just launched. They are looking for help to from the fans to complete this project dedicated to 30 years of Transformers fandom. You can help now at indiegogo.com
The official Transformers Club has posted an update letting us know they will be rolling out the lists of characters in the 2014 BotCon Box Set Exclusive. They have set up a matrix of placeholders for the five Pirates VS Knights characters that will be revealed over the coming weeks. They have also announced registration will begin soon. See the announce ment for Pirates VS Knights Transformers BotCon Box Set Exclusive below.
Botcon.com has updated today revealing the identities of the first three guests for this year's convention. Revealed thus far are three voice actors from the Generation One cartoon: Susan Blu, known of course for voicing Arcee, but also as a voice director for more projects than we can list; Susan Blu, voice of Snarl; and Michael McConnohie, voice of Tracks and Cosmos. Botcon 2014 is only a few months away, and the reveals are sure to come even faster from here!
It’s a New Year, the weather is ever so slowly starting to change, and Transformers fans are getting their plans in place for convention season! Before the hectic planning of convention season is upon us, I was lucky enough to steal some time from Pete Sinclair of the Transformers Collector’s Club to ask him some questions about the TCC, the Subscription Service, and BotCon as well. Read the Full Interview Here
I got the Transformers Collectors Magazine Issue #55 magazine in the mail today. Here is the breakdown. Read on for details on: a new comic story set in universe Primax 209.0 Gamma - the world mentioned in the bio for Transtech Blackarachnia. Bios for club Transmutate and Rampage. TFSS 2 details. Planning Botcon. Sales in the club store. More, read on below.
The official BotCon 2014 Twitter page has released another of their Transformers Priates Vs Knights teaser images. This one shows a dragon / lizard / sea serpent type illustration with the caption: "A Captain needs his Navigator..." Something tells me they are setting us up for a Beast Wars based figure as Cannonball is said to be the only Transformers Prime Beast Hunters mold. Who do you think they are hinting at? Share your speculations below.
Following our report on the new Transformers Collectors Club magazine revealing the Transformers Pirates vs. Knights Prime Ratchet base figure mold that was selected as Cannonball, the first Pirate figure in the set. The image has been posted on the BotCon twitter page. What do you think? Leave a comment below about this figure.
The new Transformers Collectors Club magazine is shipping to fans and we've got news on the first Pirates vs. Knights figure thanks to the Allspark's member NightViper who worked on the Club Magazine comic. He has shared some of the details on the selection of the Tranformers Prime Ratchet base figure mold that was selected as the first Pirate figure in the set. Read on the for the details on how and why they settled on this figure. UPDATE: The image has been posted on the BotCon twitter page. What do you think? Leave a comment below about this figure.
The BotCon 2014 Twitter feed have released a strange image with the topic asking a question:
"So the question is... Who is Squirm?" The image shows what appears to be a rather rusty scupper that may or may not be one the Pirates if you the Tweet before that says every captain needs a crew. See the image and post your best guesses about who this might be in the comments.
Just found out the BotCon 2014 hotel reservations blocks opened today. They have two hotels set up the year including the tradition Shearaton next door. The Hilton that is a few blocks away has also been set up for reservations. It is advised that people get their rooms ASAP as they can go fast. Follow the links to the Shearaton Block and the Hilton Block now.
Thanks to Youtuber optibotimus who has posted a new video review of the Transformers Beast Hunters Simplified Deluxe Windrazor. This is one of the figures we saw at BotCon that was said to be the simplified version of their new figures. As many can see, Windrazor is essentially a scaled up / enlarged version of the Legends class Terrorcons figure that was released as part of the Abominus team. Watch the review below to see how these new figures measure up.