August 2013 archive

Aug 28

Review: More Than Meets The Eye #20 [Spoilers]

James Roberts. The man giveth with one hand, and then taketh away with the other. Over the course of its run, More than Meets The Eye has offered us plenty of mysteries and tantalizing hints, some of which were answered early on and others that have remained, to tease and tickle our imaginations.  As some …

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Aug 27

Preview ‘n Review: More Than Meets the Eye #20 [Spoiler Free]

Hold on tight, guys: We’ve reached the penultimate issue of More Than Meets The Eye‘s “Season 1” ender Remain In Light, and the plot’s not gonna slow down for laggards! Unlike Getaway and his playful “bomp”s, this issue pulls no punches, and the end left me slack-jawed, shell-shocked, and envying people who wait for the …

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Aug 26

Linkin Park Soundwave Now Available Online

If you like your toys to shatter into a cloud of golden glitter after a decade in storage, then this news is for you: The limited edition Linkin Park Soundwave, complete with matching Ravage, Lazerbeak, Buzzsaw, and Ratbat, is now available in LA-based SURU’s online store for a mere $150. Based on the original G1 …

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Aug 26

Death’s Head Makes His HeroClix Debut

Game Trade Magazine has images from the upcoming Invincible Iron Man HeroClix set, and as some had theorized (well, me and my roommate, at the very least) the set will include Death’s Head! WizKids Games, makers of HeroClix, ran a poll last year to let fans choose an upcoming character and Death’s Head beat out …

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Aug 24

TF Prime: Season 3 now on Netflix!

The title pretty much says it all. I don’t have The Hub anymore, so I haven’t seen any of this season. Therefore, anyone who spoils it in the comments will be fed to the Sharkticons. I’m blocking out some time to binge-watch the season on Saturday night/Sunday morning. I do hope you all will join …

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Aug 22

TFCC Reveals Second Subscription Figure For 2014

The Transformers Collectors’ Club has just revealed the second of their 2014 Subscription Service toys: Barricade, based on the Beast Hunters Prowl mold! A mock-up of the toy has been posted over on their site for the toy reveal, including a vehicle mode. This is, understandably enough, not one of the TFSS toys getting a …

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Aug 21

Chinese legislators try banning TF – in 1989!

Just something I found while digging through the Lexis-Nexis article database, which might help explain the current upsurge of TF activity in the Asian market… The Associated Press February 19, 1989, Sunday, AM cycle Legislators Urge Ban Of U.S. Television Cartoon SECTION: Business News LENGTH: 270 words DATELINE: BEIJING Twenty Chinese lawmakers have condemned a …

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Aug 21

In Stores Today – 8/21/2013

…I got nothin’. If your store ordered any and you’ve got $125 to drop, Diamond is shipping the Last Stand of the Wreckers Red Label edition to shops, but that’s the only Transformers book shipping this week. But don’t worry, it looks like August 28th is going to hit like a sledgehammer with MTMTE, ReGeneration …

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Aug 19

MTMTE #20 iTunes Preview Now Online!

Over on Tumblr, our own forum-member Serika Izumi has posted readable images of the MTMTE #20 iTunes preview, which includes the first three pages of the comic. Get on over there and take a look!

Aug 19

“Wreck And Rule” And Maccadams Tees Now Available Online

Have you seen the sweet “Wreck And Rule” and Maccadams tees in this summer’s convention pics but couldn’t make it to a con to pick one up? Now you can finally get them online! The woman behind the tees, Aimee (@ladyofwreck on Twitter and co-host of the Underbase podcast), has opened an Etsy shop to …

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