“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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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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2012 – The Geekly Fast Forward (Part 1)

Happy New Year!  Okay, so it’s a few days past New Year’s, but really, we’re only about 1% of the way through the year; that’s not too much time to have passed.  This year is shaping up to be another banner year for geekly stuff, but it’s hard to keep it all straight.  So that’s where ASM comes in — to continue making it hard to make sense of it all.  This list is not all-encompassing, nor do I make any claims as to its accuracy.  Consider it just some ruminations on the year ahead. Let’s dive in!  

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#SDCC – Mattel, Weta, Underground Toys and More Hasbro galleries!

Good morning! We’ve just uploaded a new bunch of galleries! First, check out our Mattel coverage! We have DC, Ghostbusters, Monster High, Masters of the Universe, Voltron, WWE and more! Go to the main Main Mattel Gallery or use the individual links: Mattel DC — Mattel Ghostbusters — Mattel Miscellaneous — Mattel Masters of the Universe — Mattel Monster High — Mattel Voltron — Mattel WWE Next we have Weta, featuring Lord of the Rings, Tintin and more! Head to the Weta Gallery After that, check out Underground Toys, featuring Doctor Who! Underground Toys Gallery Finally, we added a few

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