Transformers-themed pub could be Britain’s Best Home Bar

A Transformers-themed pub is in the running to be crowned Britain’s Best Home Bar, in a competition being run by Liberty Games. The winning bar, chosen… [more]

Transformers-themed pub could be Britain’s Best Home Bar Transformers-themed pub could be Britain’s Best Home Bar

TFNation 2019 Transformers Convention Review

This last weekend saw yet another Transformers convention take over the Metropole Hilton, in Birmingham. These weekends have become a staple of my summer… [more]

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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]

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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]

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Script Wrap for Titan’s Transformers Issues 11 & 12

Written by Big Bot on March 25, 2008 | Comics,News,Titan,Transformers movie (2007) |

With the release of Titan Transformers (UK) #10 this week, series writer Simon Furman has posted his teaser comments on issues #11 and #12.

Continuing the 5 part series, Twilight’s Last Gleaming, which focuses on an alternate eneding to the Transformers movie, various Autobots and Decepticons continue to wage an endless war. I won’t spoil it for people who are going to pick up the comic, so to find out more, visit Simon’s post on his blog.

Issues #11 & 12 are released on 24th April and 22nd May respectively, exclusively in the UK.

Titan Transformers #10 Details

Written by Big Bot on March 20, 2008 | Animated,Beast Wars,Comics,News,Titan |

Titan Magazines have put up details on this months Transformers UK comic, due out on 27th March.

Issue #10 continues the alternate Transformers movie storyline, with Twilight’s Last Gleaming: Part 2, which tells of what would have happened if Megatron had got the Allspark. There is also Part 10 of Beast Wars: The Gathering and a preview of the Transformers: Animated cartoon which starts on 25th March. The free gift is a missile blaster with target.

The full details and cover art for the issue can be found on Titan’s website.

IDW to Reprint Titan UK Comic

A feature on Newsarama, talking with Titan Comics editor Steve White about Titan Transformers UK series, confirms where the next few issues will be heading but also why the idea was taken to introduce an alternate continuity, as to not contradict IDW’s Reign of Starscream series starting in April.

In the comments section, IDW editor-in-chief Chris Ryall has posted a reply to one of the questions from a fan, about the possibility of IDW reprinting the series in the USA, and he confirmed that they will in July.

It has already been confirmed that Titan are collecting what looks like the first 8 issues of their series into one book, due for release at the end of April.

IDW & Titan Colourist Kris Carter’s New Blog

Another Transformers colourist has started his own blog, with Welshman Kris Carter expressing his thoughts on his own personal space.

He’s only 2 posts in but has put up some of the work he has done, with Titan’s Transformers UK #8 and #9 featured as well as some pages from IDW’s The Transformers Devastation #5 and Spotlight: Arcee. There is also a cover for Titan Transformers #10 coming at the end of March.

Titan Transformers UK #9 Released Today

Written by Big Bot on February 28, 2008 | Comics,News,Titan,Transformers movie (2007) |

Today sees the release of Titan’s Transformers #9, exclusively in the UK, featuring a new 10 page exclusive comic, reprints of Beast Wars The Gathering and IDW’s Movie Prequel, and free Transformers playing cards.

The issue takes the comic story in a new direction, with the start of a ‘distinct post movie continuity‘, in the words of Simon Furman. Titled ‘In Twilight’s Last Gleaming (part 1 of 5)’, the story takes the final moments of the movie and puts them on their head, with the Decepticon’s winning and Megatron getting the AllSpark.

Pick up the issue in all good newsagents.

Titan Transformers UK TPB

Written by Big Bot on February 15, 2008 | Comics,News,Titan,Transformers movie (2007) |

New listings on and seem to indicate that Titan are planning on releasing their exclusive UK comic in trade paperback form. The listings mention that the book will be 80 pages long, which equals the first 8 issues of the series. This seems logical as the first 8 stories are all closely focused around the events of the Transformers movie.

The book is due out on 25th April with ISBN 9781845768362 for only £4.99.

The full synopsis can be found below:

“The Transformers” – sentient robots with the ability to alter their form. Hailing from the planet Cybertron, where a war between two factions endlessly rages, the honourable Autobots do battle against the tyrannical Decepticons – for the good of the universe!Now the stars of the smash hit movie return in this prequel to the film, written by acclaimed Transformers guru Simon Furman! Optimus Prime, Megatron, Starscream, Ironhide, Devastator, Jazz, and many more of your favourite characters appear in all new stories illustrated by some of the the hottest artists in comics today.This full colour, pocket-sized edition also contains special features on the characters and their thrilling universe making it essential reading for any “Transformers” fan!

Titan Transformers #10 Preview

Written by Big Bot on February 14, 2008 | Comics,News,Titan,Transformers movie (2007) |

Simon Furman has provided the first details on Titan’s Transformers #10 issue on his blog, with teaser information on the story. The issue is due out on 27th March exclusively in the UK.

This issue continues the Twilight’s Last Gleaming story (issue #2 of 5) and features art by Jeremy Tiongson and colour by Jason Cardy, with Simon on the writing duties again.

Transformers Comics Released Today – 6th February 08

Written by Big Bot on February 6, 2008 | Comics,Devil's Due,Generation One,IDW Publishing,News,Titan |

For this weeks releases, there are offerings from 3 companies, IDW, Devil’s Due and Titan Books. IDW are releasing The Transformers: Devastation #5 (of 6) and Beast Wars Sourcebook #4, the final issue. Devil’s Due are putting out G.I. Joe/Transformers Omnibus, a compilation of all 4 volumes of the series, whilst Titan and re-releasing the Transformers: Fallen Angel TPB.

Titan Transformers UK #9 Preview

Written by Big Bot on February 2, 2008 | Comics,News,Titan,Transformers movie (2007) |

Titan Magazines have updated their Myspace blog with an exclusive preview of Transformers UK #9. There are 2 pages of pencil art from the comic and a full colour version of the cover, which is completely hand drawn.

Pencils for the issue are done by Simon Williams with the script by Simon Furman. Issue #9 is out on 28th February, exclusively in the UK.

Titan’s Transformers UK #8 Preview

Written by Big Bot on January 30, 2008 | Comics,News,Titan,Transformers movie (2007) |

Tomorrow marks the UK exclusive release of Titan’s Transformers #8, the second issue which features the story after the end of the Transformers movie.

In this issue, Ironhide and an elite Special Forces unit go to Qatar to look for Scorponok, who’s fate was left unresolved after the end of the film, when he burrowed under the ground, never to be seen again.

Art is by Staz Johnson, who returns to Transformers for the first time in years, with the story by Simon Furman. Simon has also put up a copy of the cover and page 6 of the comic.

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