IDW Publishing: April Furloughs Become May Layoffs, Due to COVID-19-Related Comics Industry Slowdown

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Several recent furloughs of long-term employees unfortunately turned in to layoffs for Managing Editor Denton Tipton, Associate Publisher David Hedgecock, Senior Graphic Artist Gilberto Lazcano, Senior Graphic Designer Christa Miesner and Brand & Marketing Manager Spencer Reeve.

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IDW Publishing: Furloughs, Due to COVID-19-Related Comics Industry Slowdown

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IDW Publishing, home to several titles relevant to the Transformers fandom including Transformers (2019), Transformers: Galaxies and Transformers vs. The Terminator, unfortunately has furloughed several of its employees including Managing Editor Denton Tipton and Manager, Creative Development / Senior Editor Tom Waltz as a result of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Hit the break to read the full article! Be sure to check out our forums or you can join our discord by […]

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Transformers Forged To Fight: #PlayApartTogether Campaign Promotes World Health Organization COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

Kabam’s Transformers: Forged To Fight is participating in the World Health Organization’s #PlayApartTogether Campaign, promoting health & safety best practice messages including hand hygiene, physical distancing and respiratory etiquette that are all intended to slow the spread of COVID-19. Hit the break to read the officeal press release. Want to interact with other Transformers fans? Be sure to check out our […]

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CNBC: Hasbro CEO Says China Factories Almost Back Up

News has reached us of an interview with Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner via CNBC wherein he discusses about how the giant toy manufacturer is dealing with current situation with the Coronavirus emergency. Hit the Break to watch the full video! Don’t forget to engage with other fans about all things Transformers by signing up for free on our forums, joining our Discord […]

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TFcon Orlando Exclusives Still to go on Sale This Weekend – 2nd Exclusive Revealed!

While TFcon Orlando 2020 may have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the convention exclusives will still be available this weekend as planned. Read on for more info! Don’t forget to create an account or you can join our Discord Server by clicking this invite link: https://discord.gg/ZnUQxya

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Hasbro Offices And Branches Worldwide Closed Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

After shortages/delays of raw supplies for Hasbro, the company has finally decided to close it’s offices/branches world wide in order to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19.The offices will be closed until April 1st for the time being. Read more about it after the break!

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San Diego Comic-Con Possibly Rescheduling Entire Convention and WonderCon Anaheim 2020: Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

WonderCon Anaheim, originally scheduled for April 10-12 and whose 2019 edition hosted a number of memorable Transformers-related panels including a sneak peek at Cyberverse season two, issued the following press release today regarding postponing this years convention due to the COVID-19 outbreak. SDCC is also looking to possibly reschedule as they release their COVID-19 & SDCC FAQ Sheet. You can read their press […]

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