Category Archives: BotCon

Soon Forget: Transformers Animated Sari Sumdac

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our subject today is Transformers Animated Sari Sumdac. And now, some more OAFEry:Meet Gar-Tan Transformers: Bot Shots Decepticons review The Angles of … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Titanium Soundblaster with Ravage

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Hasbro's Titanium Soundblaster. The 6" Transformers Titanium Series line had some decent figure, but also some of the … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Titanium Bumblebee

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is Hasbro's The War Within Bumblebee. The Cybertron-mode Bumblebee we reviewed today was not Hasbro's first attempt. This Bumblebee … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Only Human Transformers Part 2

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Part 2 of Fun Publications' "Only Human" GI Joe/Transformers crossover figures. In 2017, Fun Pub lost the rights … Continue reading

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The long-lost BotCon 2011 script reading

Well well well, look what's finally surfaced! That's the professional voice-actor (and Vangelus) reading of The Stunti-Con Job, which FunPub has been promising for years now that they would eventually release. Thankfully someone has gotten sick of waiting, because the … Continue reading

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Transformers Collectors' Club gets mad about knock off toys

Last week, whoever runs the Transformers Collectors' Club Twitter account posted this: It came out of nowhere and was apropos of nothing, so people began trying to figure out what they were talking about. And now, some more OAFEry:Predator vs. … Continue reading

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Transformers Kre-O Optimus Prime exclusive review

In 2003, Hasbro introduced their "Built to Rule" toys, low-rent Lego knockoffs produced in-house. The toys were terrible and the line folded within a year, mourned by no one. Apparently not willing to let a bad idea rest in the … Continue reading

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BotCon Souvenir Set #2 - Autotrooper

Autotroopers are the rank and file of the Cybertron Defense Police Command. In times of war they can be brought directly under the auspices of the office of the Magnus. Once selected for service, an Autobot goes through a remolding … Continue reading

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BotCon giveaway figure - Fisitron

Fisitron is an overly enthusiastic maker of tools, and the genius behind some of the most effective weapons in the Autobots' arsenal. In his cozy lab he makes whatever comes to mind. For each strange gizmo he dreams up, he … Continue reading

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BotCon box set part 6 - Motormaster

And so we come to the end of our little adventure with the Stunticons. The Motormaster brings vanity to a whole new level. He annoys the Stunticons (and everyone else) with bombastic proclamations and his habit of referring to himself … Continue reading

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