ATW Ep 168, 05th Oct 2018

October 8th, 2018
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Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, bringing you transformers news from around the world.

 

This is episode 168,  we are recording live on October 5th, 2018

 

In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • New Transformers reveals hot off the press from New York Comic Con
  • The bumble bee Blitzwing v Starscream debate hots up
  • And we have a wave of new 3p figures to discuss.
  • All that and more coming up after this.

 

Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)

 

What have you been up to this week?

Jason: I can’t believe another week has gone by so quickly. I’ve done nothing.

 

00:06:16 Bot Shots Weekly

https://tccaus.wordpress.com/competitions/bot-shots-weekly/

The weekly TCCA Facebook photography competition

Bot Shots Weekly encourages you to take your bots out of their cabinets and into the great big wide world outside for photos!

  • Weekly winners go into a monthly draw for a prize.
  • Monthly winners go into a hat for a yearly prize!
  • Full T’s n C’s are on the web site at Transformerscca.com

This weeks winner is: Tyson Richards

Comp Post: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2130377813889224&set=gm.1045046608989275&type=3&theater&ifg=1

 

NEWS

It’s been a day of reveals at New York Comic Con

00:09:48 Hasbro finally answered the question “where are the Decepticons” in style, with a reveal of the evil side of the lineup for Seige overnight at a special “Hasbro Transformers Brand” event.

 

00:12:03 NYCC 2018 – Transformers War For Cybertron Siege Official Images and Deluxe Red Alert Revealed

http://news.tfw2005.com/2018/10/04/nycc-2018-transformers-war-for-cybertron-siege-official-images-373531?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

 

On display:

http://news.tfw2005.com/2018/10/04/nycc-2018-transformers-siege-figures-high-res-on-display-images-373346?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

 

00:58:32 We had heard going in to NYCC that we were expecting a Titan Class reveal - last year they showed off Trypticon’s leg - and we weren’t disappointed.

 

01:00:12 NYCC 2018 – Transformers Movie Studio Series Drift – High Res Display Images
http://news.tfw2005.com/2018/10/04/nycc-2018-transformers-movie-studio-series-drift-high-res-display-images-373515?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

 

01:03:14 NYCC 2018 – Bumblebee Movie Energon Igniters Blitzwing

http://news.tfw2005.com/2018/10/04/nycc-2018-bumblebee-movie-energon-igniters-373527?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

 

Special Shoutout

01:09:45 TCCA FB member Pen Chan for his custom crystal G1 Convoy

https://www.instagram.com/p/BoXhqR0FMVS/?taken-by=penstoycollection

https://www.instagram.com/p/BoWtuDrFPMU/?taken-by=penstoycollection

 

01:11:49 TCCA BUSINESS

  • Brad convention tomorrow
  • Max comics and toy fair

 

OUTRO

  • Thank you for listening! And if you’re watching along with the live record, thanks for checking us out.

 

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End Credits (added in post)