Solicitations are up! Mastermind Creations’ Reformatted R-48P Optus Prominon (“War Within” Optimus Prime)

I challenge you to name another transforming Transformers figure (that's not Optus Pexus) that can do this pose, I'll wait. Last July, Mastermind Creations revealed a new addition to their Reformatted line, R-48P Optus Prominon, which is a retool of their hyper-articulated Optus Pexus figure and is based on how Optimus Prime appeared in the … Continue reading Solicitations are up! Mastermind Creations’ Reformatted R-48P Optus Prominon (“War Within” Optimus Prime)

This Looks Like a Model Kit! SND Returns with new “IDW” Optimus Prime Figure

Third-party group Shigeru Ningyo Do (or SND), who released upgrade kits for the Combiner Wars Optimus Prime/Menasor molds, is back after several years with a new standalone figure. Just like their upgrade kits, it's still Optimus Prime from the IDW comic books, but it will be based on another design. After quite a number of … Continue reading This Looks Like a Model Kit! SND Returns with new “IDW” Optimus Prime Figure

What’s with the Long Face Plate? “Transformers: EarthSpark” Warrior-class Optimus Prime #SDCC2022

One of the things Transformers fans were expecting to get more information out of San Diego Comic-Con 2022 is the new Nickelodeon series Transformers: EarthSpark. These include some teaser footage and, of course, the accompanying toys. You can check out the teaser footage below (at least until Hasbro/Paramount decides to take it down) and then … Continue reading What’s with the Long Face Plate? “Transformers: EarthSpark” Warrior-class Optimus Prime #SDCC2022

TFcon Toronto 2022: Mastermind Creations’ Reformatted R-48P Optus Prominon (“War Within” Optimus Prime)

TFcon Toronto 2022 happened last weekend, and one of the highlights of this Transformers-centric event is the third-party panel where, as you guessed it, we get a slew of new unofficial stuff announced. Unlike most Transformers collectors, I just focus on good old Optimus Prime, so my attention to these reveals immediately narrows down. And … Continue reading TFcon Toronto 2022: Mastermind Creations’ Reformatted R-48P Optus Prominon (“War Within” Optimus Prime)

Today’s Robits: July 2022, Coincidentally Red

"Robit" is an online slang used as alternative to the word "robot." Prior to my reboot of the site in 2019, I've been doing a series of posts recapping my monthly hobby purchases called "Today's Robits." I ultimately stopped them as I don't see myself making purchases as regular or periodic as before. That said, … Continue reading Today’s Robits: July 2022, Coincidentally Red