One Shots / “Silhouettes”

2007 was a great year for the Transformers franchise, thanks to the first live-action movie that brought the brand to the mainstream audience. 2007 was also a great year for Apple thanks to the massive popularity of their iPods. Wanting to capitalize on both successes, Takara Tomy had the (seemingly) brilliant idea of combining both, … Continue reading One Shots / “Silhouettes”

Should’ve Gotten Hot Rod: “Transformers Kingdom” Rodimus Prime

Many collectors agree that Hod Rod from the '86 subline of Transformers Studio Series is one of the best figures in the line so far. I also shared the same sentiment, but that wasn't enough reason for me to get a copy. And it looks like I should've have since they've announced its follow up, … Continue reading Should’ve Gotten Hot Rod: “Transformers Kingdom” Rodimus Prime

So Articulated, But Still Transforms! Mastermind Creations Reformatted OPTUS PEXUS

From the initial tease last weekend, Mastermind Creations has dropped more shots of their newest figure, Reformatted R-48 Optus Pexus, which is supposedly their take on Orion Pax / Optimus Prime as he appeared in The Transformers: Autocracy / Chaos Theory books. Now I find that name a little peculiar since Mastermind Creations usually use … Continue reading So Articulated, But Still Transforms! Mastermind Creations Reformatted OPTUS PEXUS

Third-Party Tease: Mastermind Creations Optus Pexus ("The Transformers: Chaos Theory" Optimus Prime)

I'm not the most updated when it comes to third-party Transformers stuff, nor the major story threads in the IDW comics. That said, I tend to come across third-party releases involving IDW comic book designs. Especially if it's Optimus Prime, like this latest tease from Mastermind Creations. Pardon me if I get my references wrong, … Continue reading Third-Party Tease: Mastermind Creations Optus Pexus ("The Transformers: Chaos Theory" Optimus Prime)