Radio Free Cybertron - All of our Transformers podcasts!
Summary: The Original Transformers Internet Radio Show and one of the world's first (if not THE first) podcasts. We've been online since 1999. We discuss topics from around the Transformers world, bring you the news worth talking about, provide insight and commentary. We are the official podcast of TFormers.com.
This week: The first ever Transformers animated movie gets its voice cast, Nemesis is shown in final colors, and it's leak week again. News Paramount’s animated Transformers movie gets a voice cast announced Titan Nemesis went up for preorder, first look at final colors. Hasbro Pulse (Germany) shipping Toxitron. In hand photos It’s Leak Week again… (images mirrored at Autobase Aichi) Headless Voyager Junkion in test shot colors IDW Miner Megatron retool of Siege mold. Also headless RED Prime Starscream RED G1 Grimlock Studio Series Gamer Edition WFC Bumblebee In Hand (TFND) Robosen Previews ROTB Optimus non-transforming interactive robot Who doesn’t need a Transformers-branded Anker power bank for $100?
This week: “Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!” News Hasbro and Mattel team up for cross-brand licensing, resulting in Transformers-themed UNO, and Transformers Hot Wheels cars Hasbro expected to post a first quarter loss Haslab Deathsaurus update: First draft box art Toxitron Box Art First Look The same source that leaked things like Magnificus and Crasher is saying Shattered Glass Hot Rod/Rodimus is coming Next Movie Masterpiece to be Bonecrusher? (via JTPrime and Voltrace) Official Transformers The Ark restaurant in China Three Zero DLX ROTB Arcee figure Lorenzo di Bonaventura Says Things: Plot details about animated prequel movie Lorenzo uses a lot of words, but says nothing about ROTB Insider claims ROTB is “a mess” Quote from article: “They're getting a little worried about 'Transformers,'" he explains. "This is what they said, they said that 'Transformers' has gone through close to a dozen different editing teams that have argued about different cuts of the film.”
Rise of the Beasts/Beast Wars has promotions. Earth Day got a Godzilla marathon. This month got a Transform Squadron.
This week: Brian's not crazy about the episode title, but he couldn't think of anything better. Oh, there's toys to talk about. News Hasbro Canada Reportedly Not Distributing Legacy Evolution Deluxe Wave 3 Retailer Data for Upcoming Exclusives, also Studio Series DOTM Grimlock reissue Devcon in hand via video review Studio Series Gamer Edition WFC Optimus In Hand Studio Series Gamer Edition Barricade images via video review More Photos of Battle Master ROTB Optimus Primal ROTB Beast Combiner Optimus Prime & Lionblade Package Image Transformers: More than Meets the Eye Exhibition in Sydney
This week: All the G1 Season 5 news you could ever want. Is this 1996?! News Hasbro sends out press release to fan media announcing the return of plastic windowed packaging in a range of collector lines as a result of community feedback, including Marvel, Power Rangers, and Star Wars. No mention of Transformers, though… Legacy Breakdown Variant identified. Modified, toy-inspired deco with alternate head sculpt (mirrored at Autobase Aichi) JTPrime provides two new Legacy Universe (2024) listings: Core Class Beast Wars Dinobot and Beast Machines Cheetor Jason Jankowski shares behind the scenes video of filming Tommy Kennedy sequences for G1 season 5 on Vimeo ROTB Stock Photo Leaks: Beast Mode Optimus Prime, Battle Changers Scourge and Mirage, Beast Combiners Scourge, and Deluxe Mirage, Battle Master Optimus Primal, Beast Alliance Arcee & Cheetor, and Various Shovelware Bumblebee Movie Repacks/redecos ROTB Optimus Primal-themed Nerf rifle (Facebook) Transformers x Mini World Revealed for Chinese Market (TFW) Mark Maher posts Beachcomber behind the scenes BWVS-02 Rhinox vs Scorponok up for preorder. $69.99. Due in September from Takara or December from Hasbro retailers New Transformers Sleep Story, this time Earthspark
This week: Why do we need this new Leader Class Armada Megatron, a new take on one of the best toys ever? It has knees? Okay, I'm sold. News Transformers Tuesday Nemesis, Beachcomber, Axlegrease, Devcon (bwtf.com) Devcon Behind the Scenes (Mark Maher instagram) Beast Wars VS second two pack: Rhinox and Scorponok (TFW) VS-01 Optimus vs Megatron images on Twitter: Optimus | Megatron In hand photos of ROTB Mainline Voyager Optimus Primal (TFW board) Funko Pop Light & Sound Optimus Prime Did you ever want a Transformers-branded projector? How about a small Optimus Prime backpack with glow in the dark eyes for $85?
This week: We might as well start calling this the JTPrime show. (We love you, JTPrime.) News Transformers Tuesday stream on April 4th ROTB Core Toyline hitting Targets in the US, including Weaponizers, Battle Changers, combiners, and the first Deluxe 3 pack Shattered Glass Grimlock went up for preorder on Pulse First look at Volvo VNR Optimus Prime (TFW) JTPrime confirms this as TRA GEN FAN EXCL 2 Optimus Prime, Product Number: F7144 In hand photos of War Dawn two pack: Part 1 | Part 2 (Garreth Buckley on Facebook) Extras from a reddit post, mirrored at Autobase Aichi (original post) Furai Model Shockwave revealed (facebook) NZ Mint to offer 1oz silver ROTB coin this summer MP Diaclone Burnout in hand photo roundup (TFW) First Look at Medix packaging
This week: More G2. More convention exclusives. More collaborative toys. More! More!! More!!! News War Dawn 2 Pack found at Gamestop Canada. Dion and Ariel (or “Erial” per the box) Retools of Studio Series Kup and Legacy Prime Arcee Box photos shared by id_armed, originally from leobreaker1977 on TFW: Front / Back Reportedly street dated for April 7th This probably means Pulse Fan Fest is the first week of April Japanese release for core ROTB toyline (figsoku.net) The Deluxes we’re getting as multi-packs at Target are being released individually in Japan. Toxitron, Cloudcover, and G2 Jazz photos from Mark Maher (instagram) Newly discovered concept art for Action Master Elite Optimus Prime (TF at The Moon Facebook) Looks like the Transformers: Reactivate toys are actually coming out, plus new listing for a Starscream and Bumblebee two pack (JTPrime on TFW) Four more collaborative figures listed (JTPrime on TFW) Amazon lists new 4K Steelbook edition of every live action Transformers movie so far for the low, low price of $154 Late breaking: Product numbers for convention exclusives and Amazon exclusive Nacelle (JTPrime on TFW)
This month, as Rob prepares for Toylanta, he talks about various convention experiences.
The new Walmart G2 capsule is probably the greatest thing to happen to us as collectors over the last 40 years. And it probably won't sell. Still, gimme. News Walmart’s latest collector con starts the 16th, giving us… The Unreleased Toys Collection (officially the “Toxitron Collection”) (JTPrime on TFW boards): Toxitron (Legacy Laser Prime redeco) G2 Orange Jazz (Studio Series redeco + extra weapon) Cloudcover (ER Conehead redeco) Grimlock (Studio Series redeco) Also shown there are cartoon retro Hound and Thundercracker Listing info for additional Toxitron Collection figures (JTPrime on TFW boards) G2 Mirage, G2 Sideswipe, G2 Dead End, Package Refresh Shadowstrip ROTB Target Exclusive Deluxe Multipacks revealed (IGN, well-known Transformers fan site) Origin Jazz is out in various Target locations
This week: Have some very new and very old toys in hand. Also Gamer edition Studio Series is coming, more Retro figures, and of course a Nemesis Prime. News Studio Series Gamer Edition Revealed (Hasbro Pulse) WFC Voyager Optimus Prime WFC Deluxe Bumblebee WFC Deluxe Barricade Canon R5 Nemesis Prime (Amazon Japan) Premium Finish Style Kingdom Megatron vs Optimus Primal set (Amazon Japan) Store Listings: Special Edition Optimus Prime, Retro Perceptor, Retro Shrapnel (JTPrime via TFW) First Look at Retro Thundercracker (JTPrime on TFW) Robosen (non-transforming) Bumblebee robot (mirrored on Autobase Aichi) Transformers: Reactivate toy descriptions (JTPrime on TFW) In hand look at Guardian Robot (screenshots on TFW)
This week: Transformers Tuesday came and went, and it left a $200 hole in our pockets. Also, Earthspark resumes this weekend! News New episodes of Earthspark will resume on Paramount+ beginning March 3rd Transformers Tuesday: Titan Class Guardian Robot Also for Transformers Tuesday: Origin Jazz went up for preorder on Pulse Also also for Transformers Tuesday: Those Street Fighter crossovers Target is clearancing out? Up again for full price at Entertainment Earth. How many of these things did they make, anyway? Earthspark Deluxe Optimus Prime stock photos Hey look, Commander Class Armada Optimus can use Armada Overload (images mirrored at Autobase Aichi) NA H53 Michael Limited Edition Figure vs D-12 Gabriel
The show is a little late this week, but that's okay because you're going to have to wait to get Commander Class Armada Optimus Prime in hand anyway. Doesn't it look awesome?!
This month, Rob talks all about Transformers Beast Alliance toys. As well as discount chain Masters of the Universe figures and Earth Spark. Most importantly, he clarifies that he isn't using a solo cup but an off-brand variation. It's important.
This week: More inventory listings, more money. Also, because you didn't ask for it, more RED figures. News 2024 Studio Series inventory listings 2024 Legacy Inventory Listings More RED Figures, Because You Didn’t Ask For It ROTB Studio Series Mirage First Look) ROTB Studio Series Cheetor In Hand Photos And Core Class Arcee Origins Jazz Behind The Scenes