Ultimate Bumblebee in Action

{mosimage}We've heard plenty of tidbits about astf Ultimate Bumblebee, including hints at his musical repertoire, before.  Now, Bass X0 has found a brief video clip showcasing Bumblebee in electronic action.  Speaking of 'Bee's musical repertoire, it apparently will include seven songs, including the previously reported "Whip It" by new wave strange-hat-wearers Devo. Check out the video clip and continue talking it over in […]

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Real Gear Robot Toys In Package Auctions On Ebay

Several interesting auctions of astf toys have appeared on eBay, providing new and more images of the toys. The auctions are all hosted by seller "etoyshunter". First up we have four of the Real Gear Robots; The camcorder figure in robot mode and alt mode, the "Speed Dial 800" cellphone figure in package, then the "MINI POWER UP" gameboy figure in […]

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Optimus Prime Automorph Video

Thomas Maximus of the 2005Boards has posted a link to a video showing off Optimus Prime (from the astf toyline) and the new "Automorph" technology.  You can see that video here on Unicron.com.  OmegaVPrime also points out a video on Youtube of Prime's arm cannon.  Thanks to BassX0 for starting a thread on this. Comments

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Classics Jetfire @ Walmart.com

Great news, Classics hunters!  If you 've yet to score a Classics Jetfire, now you have a golden opportunity to end your quest with the click of a mouse button.  Walmart.com has Jetfire in stock for $19.96.  Thanks to Allsparker Megamagnus Lives for the heads-up. Comments

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Details on Movie Prequel Book

The astf prequel novel promises big things, according to this information fresh from New York Comic Con and spotted at Toy News International and TFormers.  "Ghosts of Yesterday" by Alan Dean Foster centers on some covert government activity, a generous helping of giant robot action and the explanation for how their war came to our world.  The paperback is set for release […]

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Report: Transformers/Avengers Crossover Has Creative Team

It's been rumored for some time, and now there are names connected with the rumors.  According to a report first seen at Comics Continuum, Stuart Moore and Tyler Kirkham are the creative team for a Transformers/Avengers crossover comic between IDW and Marvel. Thanks to Powet.tv, the 2005Boards and Bass X0 right here at the Allspark for the heads-up on this four-color […]

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Masterpiece Megatron: News and Notes

Masterpiece Megatron's release looms ever closer, and FantoFan.jp has posted some new images from Dengeki Hobby magazine, featuring the packaging for MP-05 (which displays his gun mode, something a lot of potential importers were dreading) as well as some images of his accessories and transformation. Additionally, in the discussion thread on our forums, JRs Toyworld's Bill has indicated that his […]

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Walker Edmiston Has Died

The Allspark has learned that Walker Edmiston, best known to us as the voice of Inferno in the original Transformers animated series, died on February 15.  Edmiston was not just the voice of a Transformer, though, having headlined a popular Los Angeles children's show in the 1950s, and he took over the role of Disney's Professor Ludwig von Drake from […]

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Third Botcon Hotel Opened

After the unprecedented sellout of the first two convention hotels, a third hotel has been added for Botcon in Providence, Rhode Island — and pre-registration for the convention itself hasn't even been opened yet!  The Marriott Courtyard Providence Downtown, across the street from the convention center, has rooms at a rate of $139.  For details, go to the Botcon site. […]

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Attack of the Show TF Trivia

Thanks to Allspark member Phalanx for finding this one: Attack of the Show on G4 is looking for your toughest Transformers trivia questions.  If your question is chosen for AOTS' contest and read on the air, you'll win a Transformer.  And if you stump the show's Transformers expert, you'll be entered in a drawing to win a 20th Anniversary Optimus […]

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