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Episode 85 – Young Corgi Books 1986



In this episode we head back to Europe to take a the Young Corgi series of game books. You’ll go on an adventure on the “Island of Fear,” and then you’ll head out to the road for a “Highway Clash.” We’ll also revisit the Transformers Universe mini series with some commentary from The Salty Seaman!

Check out our 1985 coverage of Young Corgi here: https://youtu.be/g9vNyvMiEFk

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Episode 84 – Transformers Universe 1-4



In this episode, we look at the Marvel limited series guidebook: Transformers Universe. Find out which Transformer has the personality of Abe Lincoln and which has no personality at all. Explore the typographical error that may have lead to one of your favorite current Transformers toy lines! And just what is, “Fodder?”

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TFU News & Views – Episode 0037 – Celebrating 4 Years of Transformers Earth Wars



A quick look at one of the longest-running Transformers mobile games as Transformers Earth Wars celebrates it’s 4th Anniversary. We’ll quickly talk a bit about the gameplay, talk about some of the unique and fun pieces in the game, and what characters and character models could transcend the game to mainline Transformers.
 
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TFU News & Views 36 – The Top 20 Most Influential Transformers Toys To Me* – Part 2: 1-10



We continue our countdown to number 1 as we look at the Top 10 most influential Transformers to Ant’s collecting habit.

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TFU News & Views 35 – The Top 20 Most Influential Transformers Toys To Me* – Part 1: 11-20



In this episode, Ant breaks down the most important figures in his collecting life. Find out what made the cut and why as we  take a look at the first half of this Top 20 list!

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Episode 83 – 1986 Online Fandom & Merchandise



We dial-in to the Internet of 1986 for a brief check on the buzz around Transformers… if any. And we take a dive into some of the merchandise from around the world, including a deep dive into the Diamond Transformers: the Movie sticker album with Mike Seibert of Mike Seibert Radio!

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Episode 82 – G.I. Joe & the Transformers #1-4



The first of many crossovers between the Robots in Disguise and the Real American Heroes! We’ll break down all 4 issues of this limited series, explain some of the continuity flaws therein, and tell you about the expectations of a young fan reading this for the first time with special guests Gabriel Owens: the Salty Seaman & Christopher “Spell My Name Right This Time” McLeod of The Full Force Podcast.

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Episode 81 – Marvel Comics Issues 24-27



In this episode, we return to the Marvel Comics US continuity to see how they handled the deaths of Optimus Prime and Megatron. We’ll also see how their fellow Autobots and Decepticons took those events as well; we’ll meet a new human threat in The Mechanic, and Trypticon comes to Earth!

With special guests:

Gabriel Owens, The Salty Seaman: http://www.youtube.com/recharge138

Delvin Williams of The Longbox Crusade: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxeaG2WkBNiMOSNIS0xnnA/videos
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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.”

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