Hasbro Thanks Botcon Attendees

This year's Botcon was definitely a success on many different levels.  Attendance was amazing, enthusiasm was high, exclusives were sold out, and the special guest list was extensive.  Well, Greg Lombardo, Marketing Director for the Transformers franchise at Hasbro, has issued a public thank-you to the attendees, guests, and the Botcon folks themselves.  You can read the entire letter by […]

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IDW Publishing: Previews

We recently reported on IDW's upcoming 'Spotlight: Sixshot'.  Well, due at the newstands sometime this coming week, we will be seeing Stormbringer #4 and Spotlight Nightbeat.  IDW Publishing just posted previews of these on their website.  You can find the previews here. Some additional comic news.  Thanks to Commander Shockwav of the Allspark forums for posting September's Transformer Comic sales […]

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Confirmed: Titanium Scourge and Optimal Optimus at US Retail

{mosimage}Long-time TFW2005 board member D-Compose has posted a sighting for 6" Titanium Scourge and Optimal Optimus in Sunnyvale California at a Toys 'R' Us there.  Here are his words… "Hey Dudes, I'm on vacation in Sunny California, and today I went toy hunting with the GF and found Transformers Titanium Scourge and Optimal Optimus at Toys R Us in Sunnyvale […]

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Film Mag Empire Online Features Transformers

Those plucky Brits from [email protected] have brought us another bit of info, this time regarding the Transformers movie, and some new insights regarding which characters will and will not appear in 2007's blockbuster, courtesy of Empire Online: Optimus Prime? Yes.  Megatron? Of course.  Hot Rod?  Not so much.  Starscream? Big fat duh. How about Brawl? Cyclonus? Scourge? Read the article […]

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Two Updated Transformers Trademarks

Our friends at [email protected] have performed their periodic check-up on newly registered and updated Hasbro trademarks, and their efforts have resulted in re-ups of two Beast-era names: Icebird (formerly of the Mutants subline) and Night Viper (a Beast Machines name which is a shared trademark with GI Joe, for obvious reasons).  You can read their news article here . Comments

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