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Transformers Collectors Club Round Table Panel

I totally forgot that I took some notes on this panel. It’s a little late, but for historical reasons here’s my write up.

Eric did a hand sketch of the Stunticon logo
Stunticon boxset art was based on a circus/event poster as opposed to an illustration
Artwork specifically patterned after The Italian Job
Early versions of Ironfist’s head looked [...]

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Open Your Toys Cast - Episode 055: BOTCON 2011!

This may be one of my last chances to do a first-hand account of Botcon. I’ve enjoyed a good run. I managed to attend the last four years and it has been a riot. However, like anything it can start to get a little stale. The schedule is almost identical each year with maybe one [...]

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Botcon 2011 Hasbro Intellectual Property Panel


Brand Stewards
Oversee the continuity
Work across all platforms
Work with internal and external partners

Transformers Vault

What didn’t make it - Actionmasters Mirage, Smokescreen, Cliffjumper, Rumble, Blurr

Transformers Exiles

Picks up right after Exodus
Autobots journey for to find the Allspark
OP is the main character
Rediscover lost TF colonies
More insight to original 13
A new threat that will impact the entire universe
Showing a pirates-style [...]

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Botcon 2011 Hasbro Panel

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Both humans and robot Kreons
Approximately 12-14 sets initially

Reveal the Shield and Generations

Generations will continue through the year
Will try to get out all HTF/unreleased RTS


Mechtech [...]

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Open Your Toys Cast - Episode 054: Appreciate those who care, most people don’t…

Just a quick thought as it’s the midnight before Botcon and I still have more packing to do. There are people in our lives that truly care and some that don’t, or at least not very much. The best way to tell the difference is if their actions drive you to be a better you [...]

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