ATW Ep 147, 24th March 2018

March 26th, 2018

We’re LIVE!

Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, your last best hope for Transformers news in Australia.

This is episode 147, we are recording live on March 24th, 2018

In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • Move in hand images of studio series bots,
  • A new fembot getting the legends scale treatment,
  • A bumble bee prequel comic is on the way,
  • An much much more coming up after this...


Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)

What have you been up to this week?

00:04:23 Bot Shots Weekly

The newest weekly competition in the TCCA Facebook group. Bot Shots Weekly is the successor to put Your Bot to work and follows the same idea. But now we have weekly winners that go into a monthly draw for a prize. Those monthly winners go into a hat for a yearly prize. Full T’s n C’s are on the web site at the link provided.

This weeks winner is: Kirk Kirkwood



00:06:24 Transformers Studio Series Voyager Revenge Of The Fallen Megatron Stock Photos


00:12:16 Studio Series Leader Class Blackout In-Hand Gallery


Other news

00:24:32 Iron Factory IF EX-05H Miko The Hunter (Combiner Hunters Windblade)


Movie news

00:27:53 Transformers: Bumblebee Movie Prequel Comic Book By IDW


Statue News

00:31:16 Pop Culture Shock G1 Starscream Statue Sketches


00:33:59 XM Studios Premium Collectibles Megatron 1/10 Scale Statue


00:39:25 The Main Discussion

Is waiting for clearance for retail figures really worth it?



Brad: dx9 war in pocket swoop, tlk legends drift

Max: Masterpiece Nemesis Prime



  • Today we had a tcca meet up in albury where we went to the flicks and checked out PAC rim 2. There were some figures in the carpack thank you to Allen Chang for bringing those along.
  • New members can still sign up to get some great club merchandise. Check out the site now for full info. Next Members Giveaway in march! We have a g1 inspires art megatron lamp and a autobots welcome door mat.



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End Credits (added in post)