This week on Radio Free Cybertron: The last Botcon boxset figure revealed, new Generations waves cancelled (what does it mean for Arcee, Crosscut and more), new images of 3rd Party NOT Swoop figure “Soar,” Masterpiece news, Q&A with Rob Springer and more!
The official BotCon 2014 Transformers convention brochure is now online. Get the scoop on all the things that are coming for this year show. Check out all the package details and special events and more Information on this years events. Transformers fans will not want to miss this 30th Anniversary event! Read on to see the highlights from the BotCon 2014 Transformers Convention Brochure now.
"More Than Meets The Eye Season 2 is going to break your soul." The coverage of the IDW live panel for Dawn of the Autobots continues! Read on to hear Mairghread Scott, John Barber, and James Roberts' favorite characters as kids and as adults and some tantalizing hints of what's to come next in Robots In Disguise, Windblade, and More Than Meets The Eye! This is part 2 of a 2-part article - read part 1 here, then check out part 2 below!
The official Botcon website has updated with the last figure from this year's exclusive boxset. Ginrai, leader of the Knights of Cybertron is a recedo of Classics Voyager Optimus Prime in orange and red based on the e-Hobby exclusive Fire Guts version of reissue Ginrai released in 2002. A striking deco on a tried and true mold! Check out the images below.
Just in is a brand new video review from Shartimus Prime of the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Predaking 2014 voyager class action figure. This is that jumbo sized Predaking we saw at BotCon last summer. See the video and images for a breakdown of all the in, outs, ups and downs of this toy.
The official BotCon Twitter account has revealed the creator behind this year's Transformers Timelines Story. Timelines is the fiction published in the Collector's Club magazines in prose and comic format and provides the source material for the exclusive toys for every BotCon. This year, they've got a big name with lots of solid Transformers experience - find out who below!
The official Botcon Facebook page has posted a photo of the third mode of the Scorponok figure from the upcoming 2014 box set. In this image of the familiar jet mode of the Energon Scorponok mold, we also get out first look at the humanoid form of the Headmaster figure, a remolded Encore Spike, as revealed in our original coverage on this toy. Check out the images mirrored below!
Though a website update is pending at the time of this writing, via the Botcon Twitter account, Fun Publications has revealed the latest addition to the 2014 guest roster as none other than James Roberts, writer of the highly praised More Than Meets The Eye! Fans of the current IDW titles planning to attend this year's convention should be very excited! While we wait for botcon.com to update, you can see the original tweet below.
In a bit of a shocking move, the Botcon website has revealed that not only is a G1-flavored recolor of Energon Scorponok the 4th boxset toy for this year, but they've also made it a functioning Headmaster! While up to this point everyone believed that the previous reveal of Devcon would mark the main must-have figure from the set, it's probably safe to say that's been blown away by today's news. Keep reading for more information and images!
The Transformers: BotCon twitter account has posted a bunch of tweets about the 4th figure which is said to the biggest (size) BotCon figure yet. One of the tweets mentions the figures will crowd this years box with the toys just barely fitting. We also have a new look at this Olin fellow from Tornado's Facebook page who reveals him as "Olin Zarack" See the tweets and images below for the full details.
The official BotCon 2014 page has been updated with a new image asking "Who is Olin?" They teased us sometime ago about another Squirm character that was said to have a human form. Now we have another concept design shows a second human like character. See the image for the preview until we know more about what is said to be the most important reveal coming to the Pirates vs. Knights story line yet.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: The first must have of the upcoming Botcon set: Devcon is revealed! Also: Age of Extinction Dinobots news, more information about the upcoming Transformers animated series, new shots of Masterpiece Bumblebee, Robots in Disguise #27 and Dark Cybertron #12 reviewed.
Joining BotCon 2014 Saturday Night at the Golden Ticket Reception and on Sunday, 6/22 for both a panel and for autographs is the one, the only, Mr. David Kaye! The ONLY actor to have voiced BOTH Optimus Prime and Megatron, David Kaye has been a part of the Transformers franchise for nearly 20 years, having most recently appeared as Hardshell in Transformers: Prime. Don’t miss your chance to meet a true fan favorite at BotCon 2014!
Botcon.com has just been updated with the third of the boxset's five toys. Today we have Devcon, a retooled, recolored Generations Scourge representing the Autobot bounty hunter from the Generation One cartoon. Scourge has been a popular fan pitch for an eventual Devcon figure, and it looks like that wish has just come true! Check out Devcon's robot and vehicle modes, and a small direct look at the head model below.
Joining us on Sunday, 6/22 for both a panel and for autographs are none other than the legendary Derrick J. Wyatt and Marty Isenberg! Having worked on Transformers Animated, both Derrick and Marty created a Transformers world that is still seen as one of the best incarnations of The Transformers to date! Don’t miss your chance to meet these two at BotCon 2014! Read on for the full bios on the guests.