Autobase Aichi has posted a link to a YouTube video from the Japanese premiere events for Lost Age/Age of Extinction. It features both a crazy lightshow focused on the Optimus Prime and Bumblebee statues we've seen so much of since June, and Jack Reynor (Shane Dyson) and Nicola Peltz (Tessa Yeager) answering questions in English which were asked in Japanese and looking appropriately confused. Keep reading to see the video!
Robot Kingdom has posted a video of X2Toys' upcoming Firing Pin figure (based on onetime Wreckers leader Impactor) which features a working springloaded pellet cannon, complete with loading system and hopper for semi-automatic fire. The hopper is detachable, and the loading system is disguised as one of Impactor's other
weapons- simply fill it, slide it over the hopper, and the gun is loaded. Keep reading to see the video, plus renders and in-progress photos!
Planet Iacon has posted a collection of images of upcoming TakaraTomy releases, most of them in-package. Among the crowd are Transformers Expo exclusive Nemesis Prime, from the Lost Age/Age of Extinction Evasion Mode Optimus Prime mold. Also the TRU exclusive "Rusty" version of that mold, the Legends Commander Collection/Robot Masters reissues, and more! Keep reading to check it out!
Jazz reminisces over his role in the war and the peace as he infiltrates a human base to locate a Cybertronian life sign. Things, of course, do not go according to plan. "Earthfall Part 4: Full Fathom Five" is written by John Barber with art by Andrew Griffith with flashbacks by Guido Guidi and Brendan Cahill. Colors by Josh Perez and Joana Lafuente. Continue to full review
MINDBOMB! The humans have access to a CYBERTRONIAN mindbut whose is itand why do they want it? OPTIMUS PRIME and GALVATRON race for answers, as JAZZ faces the consequences of his last trip to Earth. Story by John Barber, Art by Andrew Griffith, Guido Guidi and Brendan Cahill, Colors by Josh Perez and Joana Lafuente, Lettering by Tom B. Long. Cover by Griffith. Click here for the preview gallery!
Just in are images from the Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Tokyo Premiere. Get a look at the event with actors Jack Reynor and Nicola Peltz as well as Japan celebrities Shoko Nakagawa and Sou Takei who attended the Japan premiere at the Toho Cinemas Nihonbashi on July 28, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Read on to see all the images.
Apple iTunes have posted the Transformers Age of Extinction movie for pre-order. The forth movie in the franchise is being offered at $19.99 USD for download in HD format and $14.99 USD in the standard definition format. Fans who want to watch the movie at home can get this for download that we assume will be available on September 30 2014 with the DVD and Blu-Ray releases from itunes.apple.com
X-Transbots have posted their final production images for the Hoss figure that is a homage to the GoBot Road Ranger character. Get a look at thee figure out of the box with looks at the packaging, robot and vehicle modes for the full preview now.
Third party Transformers news for the week ending July 26th, 2014.
Includes the latest news from Ark Studio, Gigapower, Keith's Fantasy Club, Maketoys, Mech Ideas, TFC Toys and X-Transbots.
Includes a special is a look at third party add-ons for the upcoming Generations combiners.
Screen shot this week is a 1978 movie The Return of Captain Nemo.
The eyes of the world were watching San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 for major announcements and this year IDW Publishing took the stage to reveal an impressive array of projects that are coming soon! Behold, the cure for the post-convention blues. Read on to see details on Transformers vs G.I. JOE, My Little Pony, and more!
Thanks to Hong Kong group HKGTF, we have more images of Hot Toys' Starscream-Wearing Optimus Prime and Kids Logic's Mecha Nation Transformers! Worth mentioning are the SD Age of Extinction Optimus Prime and the power cables running to MN Starscream to keep his lights running. Keep reading for mirrored images and a link to HKGTF's Facebook page!
Cubex has reformed as Bad Cube, and has announced their first product: OTS-02 Brawny. Continuing the almost-but-not-quite naming scheme from Cubex's OTS-01 Huff, Brawny is being produced with help from a new factory and lessons learned from Huff's design and production. Keep reading for the first images of Brawny!
Hollywood Reporter does what it says in their name that Age of Extinction has passed $300 million in box office receipts in China- the first movie to ever do so. While it may be down to $4 million in its fifth week in US release (for a cumulative total of $236 Million, down roughly a third from Dark of the Moon), its worldwide gross is nearing $1 billion and it will almost certainly end up making as much or more than DOTM. Just, you know, not here.
Keep reading for more info and a link!
Amazon has posted extensive images of Gigantic Action MegaZarak and Black Zarak on their preorder pages for each item. No preorder info is available yet, but previously we'd heard 48,600 Yen and October for Scorponok, and Black Zarak is rumored to be set for November. Keep reading for a gallery of mirrored images, including height comparisons with G1 Fortress Maximus!
Livio Ramondelli recently, uh... Tweeted
his cover art for an issue of the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers comic book from IDW. It's a fun image in a lighter version of his painterly style, a fun change for Livio and for us! Keep reading to see the image!