Annual Transformers Forum Meet Tour

Every year, since 2011, the nerds from TheTF.Net forum (now a Facebook group, because running a forum proved too much like hard work) have met for a weekend… [more]

Annual Transformers Forum Meet Tour Annual Transformers Forum Meet Tour

Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff

This weekend saw our annual forum meet being held in the Welsh capital of Cardiff. Each year we meet in a different town or city in the UK, alternating… [more]

Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff

Video Footage from Transforce in 2001

Almost 18 years ago (crikey, has it been that long?) we wrote a review of our visit to Transforce in August 2001. It was a seriously hot day, but a great… [more]

Video Footage from Transforce in 2001 Video Footage from Transforce in 2001

Join our Autobot Alliance on Transformers Earth Wars

If you play the mobile game Transformers Earth Wars, and you're looking for a good Autobot Alliance to join, then seek us out in the game. We're called… [more]

Join our Autobot Alliance on Transformers Earth Wars Join our Autobot Alliance on Transformers Earth Wars

TheTF.Net Northern Meet

It's been six months since we last bothered updating this site. Not because we've lost our love for Transformers, but because we really can't be bothered… [more]

TheTF.Net Northern Meet TheTF.Net Northern Meet
 

Next Best of UK Series Revealed – City of Fear

Chris Ryall has posted a new cover on his blog and in the process revealed the next series of Marvel UK reprints from IDW. Again coming under the “Best of UK” subtitle, the next series will be City of Fear, following on from current series, Time Wars. The cover is drawn and coloured by Andrew Griffith.

Given that the January 09 previews are already out, The Transformers Best of UK: City of Fear is expected to start in February or March next year.

IDW Comic Releases – 08/10/08

Three releases this week, with some new and some old material. Firstly the new stuff, completing the revelation saga is The Transformers Spotlight: Sideswipe, coming from Simon Furman and E.J. Su and Animated fans there is Transformers Animated: The Arrival #3, which continues the short, in-continuity stories.

For old material, we have 2 trade paperbacks, The Transformers Best of the UK: Space Pirates TPB, a reprint of the Marvel story and The Art of IDW’s Transformers TPB, which is the paperback version of the hardcover that came out last year.

Chris Ryall again has some covers for these titles on his blog.

Spotlight: Blurr Coming 5th November

Written by Big Bot on October 4, 2008 | Comics,IDW Publishing,News | Tags: , , ,

Chris Ryall has answered a question on his blog about the release date for The Transformers Spotlight: Blurr, which will be in comic stores on 5th November. Be sure to keep checking Denton J. Tipton’s blog for an updated releases.

November sees a range of comics for sale, including The Transformers Spotlight: Optimus Prime 3-D Edition, The Transformers: All Hail Megatron #5, Transformers Animated: The Arrival #4, Transformers Movie Sequel: The Reign of Starscream TPB and Transformers Best of the UK: Time Wars #4.

All Hail Megatron #5 and #6 Variant Covers

IDW Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall has posted the alternative covers for The Transformers: All Hail Megatron #5 and #6 on his blog. Done by artist Casey Coller and colorist Joana LaFuente, the covers continue the gritty style, but provide something different to Trevor Hutchison’s versions.


IDW Comic Releases – 1/10/08

Written by Big Bot on September 29, 2008 | Comics,IDW Publishing,News | Tags: , ,

Three new releases this week. The first is a reprint of Dreamwave’s More Than Meets The Eye Volume 1, containing the first four issues of the series. Next is Transformers: Saga of the Allspark #4, the final (for now) reprint of Titans Transformers UK series (containing issues #7 and #8). Finally, the last reprint for the week is Transformers Best of the UK: Time Wars #3, collecting more of the Marvel UK Time Wars series.

Chris Ryall has posted the covers for Saga of the Allspark #4 and Time Wars #3 on his blog.

IDW Comic Release – 17/09/08

A slightly improved number of releases this week, with just 2. The first is The Transformers: All Hail Megatron #3, continuing the 12 part series. Also out is The Transformers: Spotlight Volume 3 TPB, featuring Spotlights Blaster, Arcee, Mirage, Grimlock and Wheelie.

Chris Ryall has posted the 2 covers for All Hail Megatron and the unique cover for Spotlight Volume 3.

Transformers Comic Releases – 16/07/08

Only two comic releases this week, but both play important roles in IDW’s main continuity and the movie continuity.

Transformers Spotlight: Hardhead
Transformers Movie Sequel: The Reign of Starscream #3

Chris Ryall has also posted both covers for The Reign of Starscream #3.

Next Transformers Spotlight Mystery Character

The release of Transformers Spotlight: Wheelie last month completed the third set of Spotlight issues, but has left fans wondering who would be in the next set of 5.

IDW Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall has posted a teaser for the main character in the next Spotlight issue. The picture shows a close up of the characters head. The picture is drawn by Casey Coller, who has been signed up to draw the whole issue after his work on Apocalypse Comics’ variant cover for All Hail Megatron #1. The issue will also be written by All Hail Megatron writer Shane McCarthy, with a scheduled release date of December.

The Art II Final Cover and Preview

Written by Big Bot on July 9, 2008 | Comics,IDW Publishing,News | Tags: , , ,

Transformers: The Ark II is coming out this week, featuring character models from the Japanese Generation One series, and to give you an idea of what to look for in your local comic store, IDW Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall has posted the final cover for the issue and a copy fo the Fortress character page.

The book is highly recommmend as a reference guide for artists and anyone interested in seeing Hasbro/Takara’s official images from back in the day.

No New Transformers Comics – 25/06/08

Written by Big Bot on June 23, 2008 | Animated,Comics,IDW Publishing,News | Tags:

After the large load of new comics last week, disappointingly, there is no new material this week from IDW, as the freighter with the books has been held up by customs.

However, Chris Ryall has posted the cover for Transformers Animated: Arrival #2, due for release in September. The cover is by one of the show’s designers, Maramba Myrberg.

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