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Hasbro 2nd Quarter Financial report
Jul 21, 2015 - 4:25 PM - by griffin
TFW seems to be sitting in on these, so here are this quarter's financial details for Hasbro and Transformers... for those interested.

Apparently RID has been doing well, including licensing for that line.

As expected and projected, this year has been down for Transformers, due to it being a non-Movie year.

Total revenue for Hasbro was... [Read More]
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Voice of Movie Que (George Coe) has passed away
Jul 21, 2015 - 2:51 PM - by griffin
Another of the voices for Transformers has gone - George Coe, who voiced the character Que in the 2011 Transformers Dark of the Moon Movie.

He would have been Wheeljack* in the movie if not for a name change (probably by Michael Bay, who also had Mirage called Dino), and he was one of the rare few Movie Transformers that had lines.... which makes them... [Read More]
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James Roberts talks IDW MTMTE at TFCon
Jul 19, 2015 - 5:01 PM - by griffin
TFCon is on this weekend in Canada, and one of the presentations was by James Roberts, who is a writer for Transformers comics for IDW... particularly the More Than Meets The Eye comic.

He wasn't at the convention on behalf of IDW, but since he was a featured guest, he had a panel to talk about just what he is doing in the world of Transformers (not anything else from IDW).

SPOILERS

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New BW Dinbobot prototype
Jul 19, 2015 - 12:55 PM - by Ode to a Grasshopper
Courtesy of Weibo via Seibertron.com, we have a mysterious Beast Wars Dinobot prototype video.
Could it be the next BW Masterpiece? A new Classics-y mold? A 3rd-Party offering? Verno's hitherto-latent psychic powers bursting forth and forcing his subconcious mind onto a hapless, G1-centric reality?!

Speculate away, friends!


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RID 3-step Thunderhoof
Jul 18, 2015 - 10:30 AM - by griffin
Apparently this is already in-stock at the American Kmart online store, so unless it is a store exclusive or is wrongly listed as being in-stock, this one really snuck out under our noses... well, for those who keep track of the gimmick toys. (and those who are looking out for more RID toys than the handful of 1-steps and Tiny Titans)

Thunderhoof as a 3-step... [Read More]
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G1 Megatron Christmas ornament
Jul 18, 2015 - 8:24 AM - by Ultra Mackness
Because nothing says "merry Christmas" like "peace through tyranny"!

https://www.hookedonhallmark.com/201...-_p_36973.html

I couldn't get the Optimus from the official Hallmark site last year, but these guys ship to Australia, about $40AUD shipped.

The Optimus ornament is here (price has gone up since last year):

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BigW 20% off all toys 20 July-26 July
Jul 17, 2015 - 1:33 PM - by Omega Metro
BigW have 20% off all toys 20 July-26 July.
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Paul Eiding at Sugar City Con
Jul 16, 2015 - 10:23 PM - by Jazzman
Hasn't seemed to be mentioned yet but Paul Eiding will be a featured guest at Sugar City Con in Mackay, Qld next month. I've ordered the new Blaster/Perceptor reissue to go and ask Paul to sign it for me.

http://sugarcitycon.com/
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Kids Logic Devastator (non transforming)
Jul 16, 2015 - 10:16 PM - by BruiseLee
TFW member vproject has posted some pics of the Kids Logic Devastator. 8 inches tall, non transforming but will probably have the same led features as the other Kids Logic Mecha Nation TF range.



Also the smaller individual bots in 3 inch scale.



Liking the look of the large one but given that a 6 inch... [Read More]
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Official images of Wave 5 RID redeco gimmick toys
Jul 16, 2015 - 4:38 PM - by griffin
From one of the Hasbro websites comes official images of three upcoming redeco gimmick toys, in all their shiny/glossy photoshopped glory. (so won't look anything like that as a real toy)

Wave 5 - 1-step Patrol Mode Strongarm (black deco) and Gold Armor Grimlock (grey Gen1 deco)
Wave 5 - 3-step Night Ops Bumblebee (black with yellow... [Read More]
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October 2015 Transformers comics and books
Jul 16, 2015 - 3:53 PM - by griffin
Transformers comics and books that should be out in October, with cover images...

Quote:
TRANSFORMERS #46
(W) John Barber
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September 2015 Transformers Comics and books
Jul 16, 2015 - 3:49 PM - by griffin
Transformers Comics and books that should be out in September, with cover images...

Quote:
Transformers #45
(W) John Barber
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JULY 2015 Japanese & HK excl toy items
Jul 14, 2015 - 3:22 PM - by griffin
(sorry, a bit late this month due to being busy with my BotCon reporting)

These are TakaraTomy toys (and maybe some significant licensed items) currently known from official sources, scheduled for release in JULY in Japan, as well as in Asia (most JP toys are also released through Hasbro Hong Kong).

These monthly lists are archived on the ... [Read More]
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JP Masterpiece Tracks to be released in Australia
Jul 14, 2015 - 12:06 AM - by GoktimusPrime
As revealed at Toy Fair, Hasbro AUSTRALIA will be releasing MP25 Tracks here.
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RUMOR: Titan Wars Blaster
Jul 12, 2015 - 1:49 AM - by Tober
From ACTOYS/TFW2005

Quote:
Originally Posted by TFW2005
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