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Friendly Reminder: FOR THE LOVE OF PRIMUS DON’T EMAIL YOUR CARD INFO

There’s been some chatter lately about the technologically challenged folks in charge of the Transformers Collector’s Club suggesting people email their credit card information to them if it needs to be updated for the subscription service but their club membership is lapsed. “IF you email this information,” the site says, “please break it up into …

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Renegade

As my first post on this Transformers-themed website, here is a sketch of Renegade GoBot leader Cy-Kill by Derrick Wyatt (art director of Transformers Animated), drawn on request at BotCon 2008. Contrarian! For a while, I had a theme of asking for GoBots character sketches from Transformers artists, but I stopped this practice when the …

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Roberto Orci Says Some Vague Things About The Next, More “Kid-Friendly” Show

Over on IGN, Roberto Orci confirmed in an interview that he and Alex Kurtzman will be staying with the cartoon wing of the Transformers franchise, continuing on as executive producers on the as-yet-unnamed (at least publicly) new cartoon along with much of the rest of the Prime crew. Something that’s sure to raise a lot …

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Nick Roche Reveals A New Print For Auto Assembly That Summarizes Everything That Is Absolutely Perfect About More Than Meets The Eye.

On his Twitter feed this morning, Nick Roche showed off the lineart for a new print he’ll have for sale at the UK’s Auto Assembly convention. Titled “The Wake”, it’s a concise summary of everything that makes More Than Meets The Eye such an incredible comic. You can see the original post here, but really, …

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Featured Discusson: So What’s Next?

Are we seeing the end of the Aligned universe already? What does it mean that Transformers Prime has finished without another show on the horizon? Come on over to the forums for wild rumors and baseless speculation in this week’s Featured Discussion!

Preview ‘n Review: Robots in Disguise #20 [Spoiler-Free]

With his “friend” Metalhawk dead at his feet and all Cybertronians who refused to renounce their prior allegiances exiled to the dangerous wilderness outside of the city, Starscream finally got what he wanted – control of Iacon, the last bit of civilization on Cybertron. But even in peacetime being leader isn’t easy, and Megatron’s Most …

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The BotCon Experience

It’s 1999 and I’m standing on the sidewalk outside a hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota. The sun is beating down from a cloudless sky and I’ve just embarked on one of the greatest adventures of my life thus far. My dad had chaperoned me as far as St. Paul, but now he’s dropped me off …

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Third Party Transformers

“Third Party” Transformers – Transformers-inspired toys made in relatively small runs by fans with pretty clear disregard for copyright law – are a pretty contentious business in the community. A lot of fans draw a line between the add-on sets like iGear’s IDW-style Kup heads that require you to own an official toy and standalone …

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