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TFU News & Views 0034 – Transformers: A Visual History review



Ant takes a look at the latest tome of Transformers artwork from Jim Sorenson and Viz Media, Transformers: A Visual History. He’ll wax poetic about fandom days gone by while giving you a quick tour of the book all while gushing about it. You really should own a copy.

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Episode 80 – G1 Season 3 – Episodes 21-25



In this episode we dive into episodes 21-25 of the third season of The Transformers. We’ll head to Paradron in “Fight or Flee,” meet “The Dweller in the Depths,” discover an Old Snake in “Only Human,” meet the Technobots in “Grimlock’s New Brain,” and and we’ll find out if “Money is Everything.”

Special guest this episode: Gabriel Owens, the Salty Seaman: http://www.youtube.com/recharge138

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News & Views 033 – Toy Fair 2020 Preview



In this episode we take a look at what to expect from New York Toy Fair. Ant talks about what it is like to attend the Hasbro Fan Media Event and what else to expect from TFU.INFO’s journey to Manhattan on Feb. 22.

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Episode 79 – 1986 Books pt. 3



In this episode we take a quick dive into a pair of Sticker Adventures books as well as an overview of the colouring books from Macdonald Purnell.

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Episode 78 – Marvel UK Comics – Issues 83-88



Happy Groundhog Day! We wrap up the Target: 2006 storyline and take a quick look at a text tale and a couple of Robo-Capers! See how Simon Furman wrapped one of the most beloved Transformers UK stories of all time and why Impactor has lived up to his name all these years later.

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TFU News & Views – Episode 32 – It’s a Great Time to Be a Transformers Fan 2020



Ant takes a look back at the great year for Transformers that was 2019 and takes a look ahead to 2020. Plus, he’ll review a new Batman toy, talk podcasts and road trips, explain something he calls “Bingycation,” explain the greatness of ETEWAF, and tell you about the one comic you need to be reading right now!


Episode 77 – Kids Stuff & Ladybird Audiobooks 1986



Happy New Year!

Transformers University is back with more Transformers knowledge in 2020! In this episode, we’ll follow the fun, weird, and wacky adventures set forth in the Kids Stuff and Ladybird books & audio books published in 1986.

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News & Views – Episode 31 – Don’t Get Your Hopes Up About Toys R Us



This time around Ant will talk about some of the latest Transformers news such as Bump of Chicken Bumblebee, Def Jam Soundwave, and more! Plus Ant rants about 3P and the return of Toys R Us. Plus, we’ll go off topic on heavy metal, comics, and TV.


Episode 76 – S.T.A.R.S. & Mailaway Reflector



Get your Robot Points handy, we’re talking Transformers mailaways in this episode; namely the S.T.A.R.S. fan club and playset as well as the only G1 release of a transforming Reflector!

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Episode 75 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 3 Episodes 16-20



A number of comic book and animation greats are profiled in this podcast as we continue our way through Season 3. We’ll watch Galvatron go mad in “Webworld,” break down one of the most error-filled episodes in “Carnage in C-Minor,” we’ll learn about an important piece of Transformers lore in “The Ultimate Weapon,” and we’ll learn about the Quintessons’ evil and greedy schemes in “The Quintesson Journal,” and “The Big Broadcast of 2006.”

Special guests John Levengood and Gabriel Owens, the Salty Seaman, will help break down the episodes and we’ll go over a special bit of audio provided to us by the kind folks at TFRaw.

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John “FourX11gd” Levengood: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrzT278s-eFC850_EK5Ngog

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