Best of Botcon: Birth of the Transformers

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Galen

Galen has been a member of the Allspark staff since 2007, has a background in project management, and leads children's charity fundraising efforts in our fan community.
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It’s time for another breakdown of a highlight from last weekend’s Botcon 2015!  One of the great panels was “Birth of the Transformers” featuring Kojin Ono and his original designs of Diaclone toys, from even before Hasbro partnered with Takara to use many of those designs and make Transformers.  Who was the first Transforming car robot toy ever designed?  Who […]

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Windblade Concept Sketches

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Matt

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Shattered enjoys a focus on comic-centric Transformers fiction and has an eclectic palate when it comes to toy releases. He is an expat currently residing in Canada.
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Windblade is available in stores now, and Hasbro wants you to be as excited as they are for the first fan-built bot! They’ve updated their Facebook page with some early concept sketches as the fan vote rolled in. You can certainly appreciate some of the details that Sarah Stone drew on for Windblade’s comic appearance based on some of this […]

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Blast from the Past – Design Sketches for BW2 Galvatron

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Hisashi Yuki has been tweeting out an interesting series of images focused on the concept and design phase for Beast Wars 2 Galvatron. In one sketch he drops the dragon mode in favor of an alternate mode more like Transformers 2010 Galvatron, in another he tries to fit a more realistic drill tank into the dragon’s form, and in a […]

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