Masterpiece Starscream US 02

Thanks for board member barrelks, we got wind that retail giant Toys”R”Us has posted a product page on their website for Masterpiece MP 07 Starscream, and along with it we have official images of this Hasbro release’s of the updated Masterpiece Starscream mold.

Comparing to the Takara’s release of Masterpiece Starscream, there appears to be only a few notable differences. In fighter mode, the jet’s nosecone is painted blue on Hasbro’s, while the Takara’s is left grey. In robot mode, it appears the only difference is Hasbro’s feet panel is painted black or dark gray instead of the light grey on Takara’s.

Don’t remember Takara’s specific coloration? You can head to our resource section’s listing for their version of Masterpiece Starscream here, then check out the images mirrored below, and let us know what you think of the differences, or there lack of, between the two release.

Pre-orders are up here!

CW Battle Core Prime 01

Thanks to Facebook user Victor Wong‘s post in the group HK-TF, we got news that Combiner Wars Battle Core Optimus Prime has now been found in Hong Kong. This means that this figure’s release will be coming soon to other markets like Europe, Australia, and North America.

Check out the the images after the break, and let us know if you’re excited for this release on the boards!

Promotion McDonalds Transformers Robots In Disguise Happy Meal Brazil

We have with us, a commercial for the Transformers: Robots In Disguise McDonald’s Happy Meal Promotion in Brazil.

The toys given away are bit different than the US promotion. While Sideswipe and Grimlock are the same, Fixit, Bumblebee, Underbite, Clampdown, Optimus Prime and Fracture from the previous promotion are unavailable. Instead of those, Bumblebee and Optimus Prime headgear are given away.

The promotion began on July 22nd and you can catch more info about the toys and the promotion from the McDonald’s Happy Meal blog.

Checkout the commercial after, the jump.

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MasterMade Rex 02

Coutesy of Weibo user 小蜜蜂小王子, we’ve got a look at prototype images of the Master Made SDT-02 Diabolus Rex, a super deformed version of Trypticon! This prototype will soon join Master Made’s releases along side Titan, their SD Metroplex figure.

[Staff Edit]: Updated with new Images from Weibo user AC Toys (AC模玩网商务中心)

No release date information or pricing is available at this time, we’ll keep you updated!

Dr Wu Jetpack 1

More 3rd party upgrade news comes to us tonight as Dr. Wu presents a new jetpack accessory for your Masterpiece Bumblebee!

This accessory comes with two sets of “straps” that attach to both of Bumblebee’s shoulders and can detach themselves from the jetpack. Bee’s new toy also comes with two afterburner flame pieces which attach to the thrusters on the pack. No information on price or release date so far, but if this is a piece you intend to have for your MP-21 or MP-21G, check back for more details.

Take a look at the mirrored images after the jump!


Third-Party manufacturer Fans-Want-It announced their newest add-on kits which will feature accessories for the hugely popular Evasion Mode Optimus Prime and will combine to form their Ultimate Armory Set. The three separate sets will include:

FWI-5 – Advanced Weapons Collection – Buster cannon, Striker cannon, dual shields, dual energon swords and Gatling gun
FWI-6 – Jetwing Upgrade Kit Mk II
FWI-7 – Annular Armory – aka weapons ring

There is no announced price point or release date as of yet, but be sure to check back as this project progresses for more information.

RID Dep Wave2 2

The next wave of RID 2015 Mini-cons is out folks, and has been sighted at a Walmart in Tustin, California! Wave 2 consists of Ratbat, Sandsting, Beastbox, and Velocirazor; the first two being the two Decepticon torpedoes and the latter two are the Autobot discs.

Each of these mini-cons can interact with their respective factions’ Mini-con Deployers, Fracture and Drift, who are both currently available at retail.

Keep your eyes peeled for these new releases and more, and happy hunting TFW!


Thanks to Takara designer Hisashi Yuki, we get an in-hand glimpse at the upcoming TAV-25 Legends Class Runabout and we felt it’d be fun to share his pic of the mini Battlecharger. 

Runabout is a repaint of the Combiner Wars Black Jack mold we saw in wave 2 and appears to be covered in Decepticon symbols proudly displayed with two on his shoulders and one big one on his chest.

Hopefully down the road we’ll see his twin, Runamuck, from the same mold but for now you can check out the image we’ve mirrored from Yuki’s twitter after the jump!

Transformers 44 Preview

Thanks to Newsarama, we’ve just received the full five page preview for Transformers #44! We’ve mirrored the images for your viewing pleasure after the jump. This issue is set to release next week, be sure to have it on your pull list so you don’t miss out!

Transformers #44
John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c)
LOVE AND HATE! Two emotions only inches from each other—and TRACKS and NEEDLENOSE have felt them both. On opposite sides of an eons-long war, what happens when they meet again? And what’s ARCEE up to on CYBERTRON?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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New Jersey Collectors Con Summer Show Is Sunday August 2nd
Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

The door prize announcements will start at 9AM and conclude at 3:30PM with our last door prize announcement.

– 9AM Early Bird Coffee Mug Darth Vader
– 9AM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 9AM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 9AM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 9AM GigaPower HQ-03 Guttur (Metallic Version)
– 10AM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 10AM SDCC 2015 Exclusive Force of Freedom Rambo
– 10AM FT-05 Soar (AKA Swoop)
– 10AM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 10AM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 11AM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 11AM G.I. Joe SDCC 2015 Gentle Giant Jumbo Grunt
– 11AM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 11AM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 12PM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 12PM SDCC 2015 Book Of Vishanti Gift Set
– 12PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 12PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 1PM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 1PM SDCC 2015 Combiner Hunters Set
– 1PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 1PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 2PM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 2PM SDCC 2015 Exclusive Ant-Man Box Set
– 2PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 2PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 3PM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 3PM G.I. Joe SDCC 2015 Desert Duel Box Set
– 3PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 3:30PM Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle
– 3:30PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal
– 3:30PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 3:30PM NJCC Mega Door Prize SDCC 2015 Devastator Gift Set

The Summer NJCC 2015 features a huge dealer room for Transformers, Marvel, G.I. Joe, DC and 80’s to current pop culture merchandise! NJCC is an action figure toy collector focused event. Boss Fight Studio along with Toyfinity Toys and MARAUDER “GUN RUNNERS will be our Toy-Action Figure focused Industry guests. Pop Culture guru and author MARK BELLOMO will be attending as a special guest, promoting his newest books, The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars: 1977-1985 and Toys & Prices (20th Edition) and Transformers Artist DAN KHANNA who is part of the creative team for the new Fun Publications-run Fan Club and conventions, illustrating and plotting Club & BotCon comics as well as designing heads and character mock-ups for exclusive toys.

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