Masterpiece MP-22 Ultra Magnus Package & In-Hand Photos

Hong Kong based shop Robot Kingdom, has received their stock of TakaraTomy’s Transformers MP-22 Masterpiece Ultra Magnus and given us our first in package photos of the figure, as well as our first real in-hand photos of the final product and his Asian exclusive coin.  In these photos they show off the figure’s size (he’s […]

Evolution of the Alex Milne Transformers 30th Anniversary Cover

Artist Alex Milne has shared on his tumbler a description of his process, along with colors by Josh Perez, for creating the artwork for the Transformers 30th Anniversary cover to be split between the issues of (former) RID and MTMTE #36. Featuring characters from across a myriad of eras, this is a piece of art […]

Botcon 2015 Theme Teaser

The official Botcon Twitter has offered a tease for the theme for Botcon 2015. The theme will be announced the first week in January, but for now see if you can unravel the following clue:

Alpha Bravo Designer Desk Sketch

The official Transformers Facebook page has just posted an image that walks us through the design process for Combiner Wars Alpha Bravo from initial sketch to final production. Say, that red rescue helicopter color break down is just a coincidence, right? Enjoy the pic after the break.

Ori Toys Licensed Optimus Prime Project

Licensed third party news continues to roll in this weekend, with Ori Toys announcing cryptically that they have an Optimus Prime project coming in 2015. Ori Toys is known for their Acid Rain product line, which pairs 3.75″ figures with simple transforming vehicles. The line is known for its weathered paint deco and quality construction. […]

Robots in Disguise Mobile Game Now Out for Free on IOS and Android!

You can now download the “Transformers: Robots in Disguise” mobile game from the app store for free for both IOS and Android devices. The game gives us a look at some new characters from the upcoming 2015 show and later in 2015 you’ll be able to unlock your new Transformers “Robots in Disguise” Toys in the […]

Toy Soul Kids Logic Reveals G1 Devastator & AoE Grimlock Figures

Thanks to a Weibo user at the Toy Soul convention in Hong Kong, we now have word that Kids Logic has a Devastator figure in the making! The Weibo user was also kind enough to post some photos of the figures prototype that is on display at the convention right now! Meanwhile, The WIP Department […]

Estriol No More

James Roberts has let the world know that there should be no difference between genders in the Transformers world. The author shared his request to have the spark type “estriol” removed from the upcoming MTMTE trade paperback. Nautica will instead have a common spark type. The author describes the designation of estriol as “an error” […]

Early Toy Soul 2014 Coverage: 3A and Kids Logic

Toy Soul 2014 is underway now in Hong Kong, and early coverage highlights some upcoming releases from licensed third party companies. First up is 3A, who have their collectors grade Age of Extinction Bumblebee on hand. Up second is Kids Logic, who announced a planned SD Generation One Bumblebee and an articulated Age of Extinction […]

Mark Wahlberg in for Two More Transformers Films

Courtesy of, we have coverage of the press junket scene for Mark Wahlberg’s new film The Gambler. Of course, we’re much more interested in the news he dropped about the Transformers film franchise. Check out the quote and speculation after the break, but the full article and video are available at at

Transformers vs G.I. Joe makes the Mental Floss 25 Most Interesting Comics list

Praising Tom Scioli and John Barber’s work on a title that drew mixed reaction from fans, IDW’s Transformers vs G.I. Joe has managed to secure a spot on the Mental Floss list of the 25 Most Interesting Comics of 2014.

We’re the Misfits, our artwork is better!

IDW has given fans of Jem their first glimpse the new-look Misfits, as series writer Kelly Thompson and artist Ross Campbell sit down for an interview with io9.

Diamond Shipping List for the Week of Dec 24th

Twas the day before Christmas, and at the local comic store, Diamond shipping was bringing comics, vinyl figures, and more! Okay, so there’s not really a lot coming next week, but it’s still better than a lump of coal in your tailpipe.

New MP-22 Masterpiece Ultra Magnus Photos

TakaraTomy’s official Twitter account has tweeted some new photos of next week’s release of MP-22 Masterpiece Ultra Magnus.  In the photos we get a look at the final version of the figure (with the blue and white paint on his lower legs to more accurately portray his cartoon look).  Other photos show off his diecast […]

BBTS Sponsor News: Avengers: Age of Ultron, DC Collectibles, Transformers, Batman, And More!

Holiday Sales! -Gifts Under $50 -Gifts Over $50 NEW PRE-ORDERS HOT TOYS AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON – 1/6 SCALE DIECAST IRON MAN MARK XLIII The movie-accurate Mark XLIII Collectible Figure is highly detailed and specially crafted based on the image of Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Mark XLIII in Avengers: Age of Ultron, […]

Return to the top