BBTS News 3/27: Transformers, Star Wars, Age of Ultron, Spider-Man, Batman, & More!

Newsletter March 27, 2015 MP-18B MASTERPIECE BLUESTREAK The new MP-18B Bluestreak lives up to his name! He transforms from robot to a Nissan Fairlady 280Z-T and stands nearly 6” tall in robot mode. Bluestreak comes with his laser rifle and is listed for $79.99. ROBOTS IN DISGUISE WARRIORS SERIES 03 Each Transformers Warriors figure comes […]

New TakaraTomy Legends LG13 Megatron Photo

Hisashi Yuki, TakaraTomy designer and Twitter advocate, has taken to Twitter to show us the final version of their version of Generations Leader Megatron - Legends Megatron! While the Generations version was heavily based on the original G1 toy's deco, Legends Megatron's deco is more cartoon based trading in some of his red for silver […]

New Adventure Ultra Magnus and Nemesis Prime Photos!

Hisashi Yuki has tweeted out several photos of next month's release of Transformers Adventure Nemesis Prime and Ultra Magnus!  These photos show them in various poses as well as battling against each other.  Both figures are due for release at the end of April.

Studio Ghibli Fans Flock To Small Tasmanian Bakery

Fans of Studio Ghibli's classic film 'Kiki's Delivery Service' flock to a humble Australian bakery. It's a coincidental likeness the small bakery has enthusiastically embraced.

March Mayhem Update: Functionist Four Voting Open

The Allspark's March Mayhem event has moved into the fourth round of competition, the Functionist Four. The third round saw Defensor upset No 1 seed Devastator in a surprise victory. Liokaiser similarly brought betting favorite Menasor's tournament to an end with by establishing and early lead that the Stunticons just couldn't overcome. Fans are encouraged […]

REMINDER: Rescue Bots "Pirates Ahoy" airs March 28th 2015

Join in on the fun at 1:30PM EST on Discovery Family when the newest episode entitled "Pirates Ahoy" features The Rescue Team is suspended when evidence arises that the Burnses are pirate descendants. Once the show is over make sure to post your thoughts about the episode in our Rescue Bots subforum here on the […]

Robots in Disguise to be Next Happy Meal Promotion!

Transformers fans, are you ready to once again storm your local McDonalds and brave the uncomfortable stares as you ask to buy a Happy Meal for yourself? Let's hope that you are as the next toy promotion in the famous fast food kids menu item is Transformers Robots in Disguise! Bumblebee, Fixit, Grimlock, Optimus Prime, […]

Transformers to expand films into Cinematic Universe

Big news today, fans, as Paramount has tapped Oscar winning writer Akiva Goldman to expand the Transformers film franchise into a Marvel-style expanded universe.

Ryan Reynolds reveals Deadpool's duds

Posting on Twitter this morning, Ryan Reynolds has given us the first full glimpse of Deadpool's costume from the Merc With a Mouth's upcoming movie. Spoiler alert: it's perfect.

New Publicity Images for Upcoming Robots In Disguise Product

Coming in from, well, all over are new publicity images for upcoming Transformers Robots In Disguise toys. 1-Steps, Deployers, Minicons, there's plenty to look at! Check out the following for each batch of new images or Read On for mirrors of all of them: Hyperchange Steeljaw at Mega 1-Step Optimus Prime at Kidstuff and Wind […]

March Mayhem Update: Elite Guard Eight Voting Closes

Another round of March Mayhem has drawn to a close, and we're happy to say that this round contained our closest match to date. Furious competition between Devastator and Defensor came down to the wire, with the Autobot emergency response team winning by a mere three votes! Congratulate the winners and check out how the […]

Frank Welker to Appear at BotCon 2015

Fun Publications have released a press release revealing the first guest for BotCon 2015, and it is none other than Transformers veteran Frank Welker, voice of Generation 1 and Prime Megatron, Age of Extinction Galvatron, and many, many more! This will be the prolific voice actor's very first convention appearance, and fans will be able […]

Twitter Campaign for Stan Bush to Appear on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

There is currently a campaign on Twitter to try and get Stan Bush to appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform "The Touch."  Personally, I'd also like to see a classroom instruments version of it with The Roots!  But just getting Stan on the show would be great too.  Use the hashtag […]

Botcon 2006 Beast Wars Darksyde Megatron Gallery... Yessss.

I've recently discovered a treasure trove of original Allspark Galleries from former staff member Onyx Minor. I'll be posting these up from time to time as a #throwbackThursday content feature so they will once again see the light of day. Welcome... to the past! First up is Botcon 2006 Beast Wars Megatron. This was a […]

Sony options Robotech for live-action film franchise

The other transforming robot series from your 80s childhood will be heading to the big screen in the near future! No, not Go-Bots, the other one... ROBOTECH!

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