Transformers At The Moon - Transformers Toys Follow Transformers At The Moon on Twitter at twitter.com/transformertoys Follow Transformers At The Moon on Facebook at facebook.com/transformertoys Like what we do? Why not Digg us and let the world know
Transformers Convention News

A Roll Out Roll Call has finished and the UK is now without another Transformers show until TFNation next August (which gives everyone time ot save some pennies again).  RORC was a blast one again for us as we both love Transformers, G.I.Joe and Masters of the Universe so there is always something going on that we want to see.  Now this year was the first time that a representative from Fub Publications appeared at the event in person, that person being Pete Sinclair who appeared via Skype last year. Having Pete at the show was great for both the Transformers and Joe brandns in the UK as attendees got to ask him questions over the weekend as well as listen to not one but two panels.  During those panels some details were revealed directly, or indirectly regarding some of Fub Publications upcoming plans.  Below you shall find a small summary of thhe key points.

1. They hope that the trouble regarding booking from this years shows are over as they haved changed host and IT solutions contractors.

2. The theme for next years Botcon was revealed during the show prior to the Facebook/Twitter announcement as an exclusive (which was a nice touch). The theme is Beast Wars and is a homage to their own previous Botcon set which featured the Maximal team prior to arriving on Earth with next years set being DAWN OF THE PREDACUS and featuring the Predacons. The first  figure was also revealed at the show as being Ravage.  It will be a combiner was set with 5 new head sculpts (including the combined form) for the box set.  The set was going to be a Beast Wars theme but it was then changed to become a Combiner Wars theme more recently.  A mockup of the Ravage figure was on display during the show with a low quality head sculpt.

3. Next years Botcon set shall have the most amount of new heads out of any set.

4. Hasbro, currently, want Fub Pub to work closer with them and the product that they are putting out at Retail, hence the Combiner Wars theme.

5. Pete once  again stated that there will probably be no Animated themed Botcon Box sets again in the future however TFCC and show-exclusive twin pack figures may be an option

6, Hasbro want to try to engage more with their non-US fans as well as US fans in general.  Fun Pub are also looking at ways to try to improve "things" for non-US based fans.  Europe and Japan were specifically mentioned but Pete was referring to spreading their global fan-base / membership

7. Subs for the new Collectors Club figures are up on the previous year

8. There will be more Pretenders coming in the future. He was kinda tricked into revealing this through some clever questioning

9. Pete mentioned that the 2018 Botcon theme is alreadty set and that they were still finalising the 2017 theme. This seemed  to be missed by most of the audience.

10. More Joe/TF cross-overs will be coming. One of the characters from the "90s themes comic set" was revealed at the show which was not planned.

11. Pete showed off some more plans that did not make it, so different ones to the Botcon panel as these had a more European Centric feel. There were lots of groans but it did give him feedback on how differences between the US and European collectors regarding cerrtain characters.

12. Joecon information shall be announced soon, though they are in full Botcon mode at the moment. The location wasn not revealed but hints included that it was somewhere new, where Pete had never been before, and that landmarks would  give it away.

Category: Transformers Convention News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Monday, 5th October 2015 at 09:45:34 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Related Tags

Click on the tag to view other news related news stories.

Rating: 4.00/1 vote(s)

Why not share your thoughts on this article by granting it a rating out of 5 stars. You can edit your rating at any time by re-visiting this page and re-rating the content or, if you are a site member, through your control panel.
Rating:
Transformers Toy Galleries
Wreckloose Wreckloose
Click the link or image above to view the Wreckloose toy gallery. The gallery contains 50 images of this figure for your viewing pleasure.
Transformers related trademarks filed with the USPTO
Hasbro Inc submitted a trademark application for COBRA INTERCEPTOR with the USPTO on the Monday, 20th July 1992. The mark was submitted within the category toy action figures, toy vehicles and accessories for use therewith and currently has as status of Abandoned because no Statement of Use or Extension Request timely filed after Notice of Allowance was issued. To view all documents in this file, click on the Trademark Document Retrieval link at the top of this page..
Transformers Cartoon Series
Transformers Comics
Choose Your Fate Choose Your Fate
We loved the Transformers Choose Your Fate books as kids, and even wrote a text adventure in their style for an old version of Transformers At The Moon. Here you can find images from these puzzle-books, both UK and US ....
Transformers Videos
Ep 27: Preparing To Fight Ep 27: Preparing To Fight
The Constructicons Mixmaster and Scrapper follow a trail of oil from the leaking Bumblebee back to the Autobot HQ, where they bump into Sari. After being chased, Sari decides now is the time to fight back. ....
Transformers Conventions and Events
OTFCC 2003 (USA) OTFCC 2003 (USA)
We loved the Transformers Choose Your Fate books as kids, and even wrote a text adventure in their style for an old version of Transformers At The Moon. Here you can find images from these puzzle-books, both UK and US ....
Transformers Toysheets
Euro Sheet 1 Euro Sheet 1
The scans contained within this gallery are taken from our own Transformers toysheet collection. This is the first European Transformers toysheet. ....
Transformers Instructions
Transformers Animated Transformers Animated
The instruction scans contained within this gallery with the TF08.net watermark were originally from the Chinese TF08 website. They have been added here as a mirror. ....
Transformers At The Moon Members Only
Visit the Portal area of this website for the members only features. To become a member, visit the message board.
Right Now on eBay
Other Websites run by The Mapes Bros
Transformers At The Moon Transformers Prime Transformers Animated Lucky Draw Transformers AFA Graded Transformers The Visionaries .net
About Transformers At The Moon - www.transformertoys.co.uk
Transformers At The Moon is a fan created website regarding those Robots In Disguise from Hasbro Inc and TakaraTomy better known as The Transformers. This website was established in October 1999 and has been running ever since.

You can use Transformers At The Moon for such things as transformers toys,transformers figures,transformers movie,optimus prime,megatron,bumblebee,unicron,transformers cartoon,transformers comics

Transformers Toys - Transformers At The Moon - www.transformertoys.co.uk
Latest Discussions
Latest Discussions