ATW Ep 157, 29th June 2018

July 2nd, 2018

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Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, bringing you transformers news from around the world.


This is episode 157, we are recording live on June 29th, 2018


In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • Toys r us Aust about to close its doors here also,
  • We have some new images of Mp Prime v3 to look at
  • There's some movie articles worth a read,
  • All that and more coming up after this.


Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)

Regular Hosts introduction

I’m XXX, joining me this week are…

[go left to right on your Hangout screen, identify by name and location]

What have you been up to this week?

00:08:50 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: Tyson Richards

June Winner Alan Jones


00:17:34 Prime Wars Trilogy Blast Off First In-Hand Images

00:38:03 Takara Tomy Star Wars Powered By Transformers Millennium Falcon Packaging And In-Hand Images

00:50:58 Official Images of Masterpiece Convoy/Optimus Prime Version 3 (2019) From Figure King Magazine

01:11:58 Toys r us Aust to close its doors.

01:20:50 IDW Publishing Transformers Solicitations for September 2018

01:22:33 IDW Bumblebee Movie Prequel #1 Full Preview

Other news

01:24:50 Bilz And Pap Soda Commercial Featuring Evergreen Optimus Prime, Bumblebee And Windblade

01:29:55 Iron Factory IF EX-26A Racing Bros Annihilator (Legends Scaled G1 Red Alert) Images

News in Brief: Movie News!

01:32:01 Paramount Reveals The Possible Identity Of The Mysterious Seeker From Transformers: Bumblebee Movie

01:33:58 Entertainment Weekly: How Bumblebee’s changes could save Transformers — and lead to an Optimus Prime Movie


Brad: nil

Jason: Chaos on Velocitron, Platinum Autobot Heroes, SXS Hot Flame LL, POTP Battletrap, Shuffler

Max: G1 Astrotrain, Thrilling 30 Sandstorm

Mikey: Nada


  • We are about to hit membership renewal time. Stand by from July 1st for renewal emails.


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  • That’s all from us, we’ll be back with more Transformers news next week.


End Credits (added in post)