Toy Fair 2019: Transformers on TV

SPOILERS FOR TRANSFORMERS CYBERVERSE! In conjunction with Toy Fair 2019, Hasbro made two announcements regarding Transformers on your TV (or phone or tablet or computer or whatever will be used next year). First, “Transformers Cyberverse” has been given a second season, debuting Fall 2019. A trailer was posted on YouTube, and in addition to the cast we saw in Season 1, we saw some very interesting new characters…. Lugnut! Lockdown! …CHEETOR??? Whoa. Looks like I need to get caught up on this show so I know what’s going on come Fall! Here’s the details on the new season: Season 2,

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Hasbro Studios Announces International Distribution Deal with Cartoon Network for “Transformers: Cyberverse”

Hasbro has sent over a press release announcing international distribution of “Transformers: Cyberverse”.  I’m about six episodes behind at the moment, but I like this. Anything that promotes the current Transformers media is a good proposition.  Hasbro Studios Announces International Distribution Deal with Cartoon Network for Transformers: Cyberverse   Transformers: Cyberverse to Roll Out to Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America Late 2018   Burbank, CA, November 20, 2018 – Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced today an international deal with Cartoon Network to distribute Season One of the hit animated series

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“Transformers: Robots in Disguise” Premiere – More and Less Than Meets The Eye

“Transformers: Robots in Disguise” premiered this past weekend on Cartoon Network.  The pilot episode, split into two parts, sets up the general theme for this new cartoon, and in so doing, it proves that RID is both more and less than meets the eye. That may seem contradictory, but it’s true.  On its surface, what does “Robots in Disguise” seem to hold in store?  Robots.  Check.  In disguise.  Check.  Heck, Bumblebee even says it when they scan Earth modes.  So,in so naming the show, RID is less than meets the eye — it wears its oil pump on its sleeve, to

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Wizard World Presents ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Panel Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart, Moderated By William Shatner, August 24 During Chicago Comic Con

Below is the press release announcing a special “Star Trek: The Next Generation” panel at Wizard World Chicago.  Six TNG members will be in attendance, and the panel will be moderated by William Shatner himself.  The reason for this panel?  It’s been twenty years since the finale, “All Good Things” aired. Twenty years?  Good Lord, I’m old.  See the press release below and hit the jump for more. Wizard World Presents ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Panel Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart, Moderated By William Shatner, August 24 During Chicago Comic Con Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Levar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent

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C2E2 2014 – The Valyrian Steel Booth

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo hit the Windy City again this past weekend, and ASM once again had a great time! We had no idea Valyrian Steel was going to exhibit at the show, which is odd seeing as we are huge “Game of Thrones” fans and pretty much follow everything they post on Facebook.  However, our lack of foreknowledge proved to give us quite the surprise when we walked past their booth on the way to get lunch and immediately were stopped in our tracks by all the pretties. On hand were their new Unsullied helm and Loras’ helm as well as their

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Funko Proves There’s Always a Sharknado in the Banana Stand

Funko sent over some new images of upcoming pop vinyl figures in there Pop! Television line.  First off, in honor of the upcoming soon-to-be-a-classic Sharknado 2: The Second One, Funko is giving us a Sharnkado Pop!.  The best thing?  It’s probably a better actor than Tara Reid *rimshot*.  Sharknado will be available in June. Next, the Bluths are back as the cast of “Arrested Development” makes its way into vinyl format.  Featuring eight regular releases and a chase figure, you can recreate your favorite AD scenes and then cruelly cancel the show because you don’t promote it properly and run it

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Funko Launching “Game of Thrones”® Amazon Exclusive Pop! Bundle

Want to win one of these bundles? Check out Funko’s Facebook contest between 9:00am PT on 4/4/2014 and 11:59pm PT on 4/6/2014!  Two separate winners will be chosen.  Good luck! FUNKO LAUNCHING GAME OF THRONES® AMAZON EXCLUSIVE POP! BUNDLE Collection includes exclusive t-shirts and never-before-seen figures from the company’s popular Game of Thrones Pop! series EVERETT, WA – March 13, 2014– Funko is excited to announce Game of Thrones Amazon Exclusive Pop! Bundles featuring items themed from one of pop culture’s biggest franchises, the hit HBO® series Game of Thrones   The Game of Thrones Amazon Exclusive Pop! Bundles, available for pre-order now to celebrate the highly anticipated Season

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The Hub Network Announces New “Transformers” Series in 2015

[UPDATE: Added image via http://thetransformers.tumblr.com/post/79891475098/the-hub-network-announces-brand-new-transformers] The Hub Network, home of “Transformers Prime”, is continuing the story of Bumblebee as he grows into a leadership role.  Will Friedle will return as the voice of Bumblebee, and the show will also star Darren Criss, Constance Zimmer and Ted McGinley.  Set to take place years after the end of “Transformers Prime” this unnamed show will air in 2015, and Jeff Kline returns as Executive Producer. No word on if Peter Cullen and Frank Welker will return as Optimus and Megatron.  Feast your eyes on the new design of Bumblebee, then hit the full press

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