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]

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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]

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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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More All Hail Megatron previews

Written by Big Bot on April 15, 2008 | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,News |

After the 8 issue preview of All Hail Megatron in Transformers: Focus on Decepticons, which was released last week, we now have 3 more pages of issue #1 to show you.

Newsarama have posted pages 1, 2 and 16, which have never been seen before. In Focus on Decepticons, pages 3-10 were shown.

All Hail Megatron issue #1 is released in July.

Script Wrap for Transformers Spotlight: Hardhead

Written by Big Bot on April 14, 2008 | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,News |

Simon Furman has completed the script for Transformers Spotlight: Hardhead, the second issue in the Revelation saga.

In this script wrap, Simon gives details on the issue being a sort of sequel to Transformers Spotlight: Nightbeat, the second Spotlight issue, released back in October 2006. There is also confirmation on the thrid Spotlight being about Doubledealer.

Transformers Spotlight: Hardhead is released in July, written by Simon Furman, with art by Nick Roche.

Possible title of IDW arc set between Revelations and All Hail Megatron?

Written by Big Bot on April 13, 2008 | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,News |

With the announcement and confirmation of Transformers Revelations and Transformers: All Hail Megatron last month, also came a bit of confusion. All Hail Megatron is set 1 year after Revelations and that there is an 8 issues worth of material set between the series. It isn’t known if it is one 8 issue series or a couple of series.

In is comments section, Simon Furman has teased the next title, Transformers Maximum. What does this mean, we don’t know. It could be the rumoured The 13 series or something new.

Using IDW’s numbering for the series, here is how it is set out:

Inflitration – #0-6
Stormbringer – #7-10
Escalation – #11-16
Devastation – #17-22
Revelation – #23-26
Unknown Series (Maximum?) – #27-34
All hail Megatron – #35-46

New Stock Photos of Encore 10 Omega Supreme

Written by Big Bot on April 11, 2008 | Generation One,News,Takara,Toys |

Japanese online store AmiAmi has posted images of Transformers Encore #10 Omega Supreme.

The images show both robot and base modes, with a slight look at the new remoulded face through his visor.

Transformers Encore #10 Omega Supreme is due out in June 2008 from TakaraTomy.

Spotlight: Grimlock 5 page preview (in colour)

Written by Big Bot on | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,News |

IDW Editor Denton J. Tipton is at it again, this time with a preview for Transformers Spotlight: Grimlock.

The inked versions of the first 4 pages have already been released, but now the first 5 are in full colour.

Transformers Spotlight: Grimlock is out on 23rd April with art by Marcelo Matere and written by Grimlock’s biggest fan, Simon Furman.

Interview with All Hail Megatron writer Shane McCarthy

Written by Big Bot on April 10, 2008 | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,Interviews,News |

Newsarama have interviewed IDW writer Shane McCarthy, who is currently working on the 12 issue series Transformers: All Hail Megatron.

McCarthy confirms that the series will be set a year after the events of The Transformers: Revelations series, and will take the continuity in a new direction. He also poses the ultimate question “How will the rest of the world react to the fall of America?”, which we probably all the know the real answer.

The whole interview can be found here, and if you want a preview of the first issue, check out Transformers: Focus On Decepticons, which is out this week.

Transformers Comic Releases – 09/04/08

Written by Big Bot on April 9, 2008 | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,Marvel,News |

There are only 2 Transformers comic releases this week, with the first being a reprint and the second being a preview comic for IDW’s upcoming Transformers titles this summer.

Transformers: Best of the UK Space Pirates #2 continues the Marvel UK reprints, this time with the Space Pirates story. Issues #1 was released last month.

Transformers: Focus on Depecticons is a preview issue that contains an 8 page preview of the first issue of Transformers: All Hail Megatron, that starts in July. There is also some extra material, but this hasn’t been confirmed.

1 Page Spotlight: Hardhead Preview

Written by Big Bot on April 8, 2008 | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,News |

IDW Publishing Editor Denton J. Tipton has posted the first piece of art from Transformers Spotlight: Hardhead. The issue is due for release in July and is the second part of the Revelation arc, following on from Spotlight: Cyclonus in June.

The art is by Nick Roche, and not Robby Musso as has been previously stated, with writing by Simon Furman.

Transformers Encore #11 and #12 Revealed

Written by Big Bot on | Generation One,News,Takara,Toys |

Having already had Sky Lynx and the upcoming Omega Supreme in the Encore line, TakaraTomy have continued their rare Transformers g1 reissues with Encore #11 and #12.

Encore #11 will be a double collection containing both Skywarp and Thundercracker, both of which use the same mold but have different colour schemes.They will be out in August 2008 for $69.99 a

Encore #12 will be another rare G1 figure, Metroplex. The 1986 figure will cost slightly more at $84.99 and will arrive a month later in September 2008 release.

Transformers: Focus on Decepticons Preview

Written by Big Bot on April 7, 2008 | Comics,Generation One,IDW Publishing,News |

After months of wondering exactly Transformers: Focus on Decepticons was, we finally have a better idea, with Chris Ryall posting some details, and a preview page, on his blog. There is also the cover for the issue.

The issue is a preview book, with an 8 page preview of issue 1 of the Transformers All Hail Megatron series, which starts in July. Luckily, Chris has also posted a 1 page preview, featuring some characters who haven’t appeared in this continuity yet, so spoilers are coming.

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