ATW Ep 160, 20th July 2018

July 24th, 2018

We’re LIVE!

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


This is episode 160, we are recording live on July 20th, 2018


In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • All the reveals from SDCC 2018.
  • All that and more coming up after this.


Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)


What have you been up to this week?

00:01:57 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


00:04:21 Studio Series

Deluxe Ratchet
Deluxe VW Bumblebee,
Voyager Ironhide
Deluxe Shadow Raider
Deluxe KSI Sentry
Deluxe Dropkick


00:17:12 prime wars trilogy punch counterpunch


00:20:25 War For Cybertron: Siege

- Leader: Ultra Magnus
- Voyager: Optimus Prime
- Deluxe: Ironhide Cog Sideswipe Wheeljack Chromia Hound +
- Weaponisers
- Battle Masters / Lionizer
- Micromasters (Race Car, Battle, Rescue, 2ea)
- where are the decepticons?

00:39:12 Bumblebee "I ♥️ the 80s"

- TR Soundwave
- Bumblebee + tapes
- (no Soundwave is probably* not just the film)

00:44:45 Cyberverse

00:54:42 SDCC Exclusives + Ent Earth Bumblebee

- Bumblebee w G1 cassettes
- Optimal Optimus Throne of the Primes
Entertainment Earth exclusive (Oct)
- SS#20 (Retro pop Highway vol 2) Zauru and Uriad (the evil twin of Dairu), gold VW Bumblebee

00:57:12 Walmart G1 Reissues are official
- and turning up in stores now
Full Gallery of new Transformers Generation 1 Toy Reissues: Devastator, Bumblebee, Starscream, More #hasbrosdcc


  • It's July which means membership renewal time


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


End Credits (added in post)