In 2010, Hasbro founded its TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame, honoring humans and robots that have left an everlasting mark on the world of toys, entertainment and CYBERTRON during the past nearly 30 years of “ROBOTS IN DISGUISE” action. Now in its fourth year, Hasbro is once again turning to fans to help select two Fans’ Choice robot inductees to make up the class of 2013! Read more below on how to submit your choice.
Fun Publications are thrilled to announce that Marcelo Matere will be part of the BotCon 2013 Artists' Alley in San Diego this June. Marcelo has had a huge impact of the Transformers brand, from working on various projects for Hasbro, IDW and Fun Publications. Be sure to see him when you are at BotCon this year! Read more below on the Artists' Alley.
BotCon's Pete Sinclair sent tformers.com an update agout the real Rescue Bots news: Hello! We are thrilled to announce ELEVEN cast and crew from the Rescue Bots cartoon appearing at BotCon 2013. Attached you will find brief bio's along with pics of all those appearing at BotCon 2013. All eleven will be there on Saturday ONLY. Check out the line of guests below.
IDW Publishing Presents a rare peek inside what goes into making comics! The studio is opening its doors to a select few and offering a special VIP tour that is sure to be a memorable one. Meet with creators, editors, and walk away with more exclusives goodies than you'll know what to do with! Meet The Creators Behind the Comics! Featuring appearances by: Livio Ramondelli, Josh Burcham, Matt Frank, John Barber and more! Thursday, June 27th 2-5pm - Purchase Tickets Now at idwpublishing.com
Join us for an amazing afternoon on Saturday where fans will get to meet and hear from nearly a dozen members from the cast and crew of the Hub Network's hit show "Rescue Bots." The Rescue Bots panel, featuring the voice talents of ALL FOUR Rescue Bots, Parvesh Cheena (Blades), Steve Blum (Heatwave), DC Douglas (Chase) and Imari Williams (Boulder), is a must see for anyone attending BotCon 2013!
Thanks to ebay seller lena81822 who has posted a new image of Takara Tomy's soon to be released Transformers Generations TG-18 Skywarp to his twitter account. Get a look at the Japanese edition of the toys that features metallic paint We're still waiting to hear when / if there will be a Hasbro release of the Skywarp figure that will most likely be revealed at BotCon and or SDCC coming this summer.
BotCon 2013 is just a litttle more than then a month away, June 27th - 30th in San Diego, California. Just in via the BotCon twitter page we have got our first look at the Machine Wars Termination 2013 convention exclusive comic that will be available at the show. Get a look at a panel from the comic now for a taste of what's to come.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Generations Sandstorm looks NICE and is a substantial departure from Springer. Brian and ExVee share thoughts on Springer and Blitzwing. The guys discuss which convention should Hasbro give the most attention to... Botcon or SDCC? All that and way way more! Don't forget to circle us on Google+ to join our weekly post-show hangout!
Thanks to Takara Tomy's very own TKYuki who has posted a new image of Takara Tomy's soon to be released Transformers Generations TG-17 Voyager Class Blaster with Steeljaw and TG-18 Skywarp to his twitter account. Get a look at these Japanese editions of the toys that feature metallic paint that is different from the cartoon colors on the Hasbro editions. We're still waiting to hear when / if there will be a Hasbro release of the Skywarp figure that will most likely be revealed at BotCon and or SDCC coming this summer.
e-HOBBY have posted a pre-order page for the Botcon 2013 Machine Wars Termination Boxed Set. Fans in Japan will be happy to know they get these sets without having to come to BotCon. The sets will go on sale May 13, 2013 for a whopping 54,500 JPY / $538 USD. e-HOBBY will also be selling some of the TFCC exlusives as well. Sorry, to say, fans will probably find better prices from Ebay scalpers as many seem to be uninterested the Machine Wars Termination Boxed Set this year. Two words for you BotCon, "Gold Prime."
With today's announcement, we have now reached ten artists appearing at the BotCon 2013 Artists' Alley and these next two have in fact worked on a truly wide range of projects: Dan Khanna, John-Paul Bove, Ken Christiansen and Cally Karishokka. Read about all the artists attending BotCon 2013 now!
Thanks to Disciples of Boltax who has posted an interesting blog called the "The Napkin of Revelation" that gives us a look into the genesis of the Transformers Cybertron toy line. The post shows a couple of images depicting the first sketch ideas for the series on a napkin of all things. One has wonder how is these revelations always happen at dinner? Anywho, the images show what we all know now as the Cyberton, and Galaxy Force in Japan, series with an outline of the planets and apocalypse concepts you can see below.
BotCon have annocuned more Artists' Alley Updates! Joining the growing list of artists attending BotCon 2013 are two artists whose work has been seen quite a bit lately, especially here at BotCon: Matt Frank, Thomas Deer, Robby Musso and Josh Burcham! In addition to work for companies such as Hasbro and IDW. Robby and Josh have had a hand in bringing both the Transformers Collectors' Club exclusives and BotCon exclusives to life thru the TCC Magazine and the 2013 BotCon story "Machine Wars: Termination", respectively. Click on the Artist Alley menu button and check back often as we will be announcing more great artists that will be attending BotCon 2013!
Transformers Collectors Convention, BotCon, is excited to announce that this years award-winning convention is set to feature its largest Artist Alley ever! With so many amazing artists appearing at BotCon, being held at the Town and Country Resort from June 27th thru June 30th in the beautiful city of San Diego, fans from around the world will get to meet and buy art from some of the best professional artists working on Transformers today! Read the profiles of Livio Ramondelli and Casey Coller below for more details.
Transformers Collectors’ Convention, BotCon, is excited to announce that this years award-winning convention is set to feature its largest Artist Alley ever! With so many amazing artists appearing at BotCon, being held at the Town and Country Resort from June 27th thru June 30th in the beautiful city of San Diego, fans from around the world will get to meet and buy art from some of the best professional artists working on Transformers today!