Welcome back, first off what is a Gimmick? a Gimmick is any thing in a transformer toy that is something different then other ones, this could extend to one or two figures or a partial or whole line.of toys. Some argue that transformation from one form to another, rolling wheels and articulation of limbs are […]Read more "Transformer terms: Gimmicks (the good, the bad, the best!)"
Hello all, I am back and I thought about my talks with my friend Marvin Law who is an artist and has worked for Hasbro in the past. One thing we keep bringing up is Hasbro’s love of reusing the molds for Transformers to make new toys ever since they started way back with the […]Read more "Transformer terms: Retool, Redeco and Repaint"
Hi there, I know it has been a long time since I put out a post but life got in the way as it always does but since I recently picked up one of the toys I have been waiting a long time for and that is Titan Returns Galvatron The gimmick here is called […]Read more "Product review: Titan Returns Galvatron"
Welcome back, I thought I would take a break from top ten lists and bring to light a term used in transformer fandom, this time it is GPS or Gold Plastic Syndrome. This is a serious problem for collectors since it basically destroys certain toys, leaving full unbroken versions extremely rare in some cases and […]Read more "Tranformer Terms: Gold Plastic Syndrome"
Welcome back, this time around I will rate my top ten toys I currently own. So out of 277 toys you could imagine how hard it is to come up with a list of only 10 (so somethings had to be ties… too many choices, too many loves) but here goes. 10: Takara Microchange MC-10 Cassette […]Read more "My top 10 list of transformers: of what I have."
Ok so I have been trying to come up with new ideas and a top ten of list of different things in transformers hit me, so here is the first one, the things I need or want from 10 to 1 (I am not including anything current that will be coming out) 10: G1 Scourge […]Read more "My top 10 list of transformers: what I want!"
I know it has been awhile since I did an entry…. life gets in the way but I am here now with what I hope is an interesting review of the exclusives from this years Botcon….and what will be the last convention that the company Fun Publications would produce, and the last one in its current form… hopefully […]Read more "Botcon 2016 exclusives"
hello, I have been buzzing about the new toys coming out and here are some really cool ones coming up. and I mean these are really good, not just repaints to use molds or half-hearted tries at a character, these upcoming ones are full on realistic versions straight out of the original cartoon/comic. let us […]Read more "What is coming out soon"
Hello all, I recently teamed up with my friend Mike who you can follow on Instagram @stryderwolfe for some cool Transformers photos, We did a photoshoot comparing everyone’s favorite Dinobird: 2016 Combiner Wars (CW) Sky Lynx versus 2008 Encore (G1) Skylinx Old meets new, although the size difference is an issue with many people I […]Read more "Toy comparisons, then and now. part 3"
Well the one I have been waiting for, for about a year has finally arrived and I have had him since last Wednesday but I finally got a chance to play with him. He of course is Sky Linx of the Combiner Wars Sub line of Hasbro’s main on going line Generations. Now I am […]Read more "Product review: Combiner Wars Sky Linx"