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News & Views – Episode 27 – SDCC 2019 Recap



This year at San Diego Comic Con there was a ton of news bigger than a whale’s… well, you probably can finish that sentence. Ant breaks down the huge news of Unicron, the onslaught of preorders from Siege, and all of the store exclusives. Plus he’ll recap all of the Transformers news from SDCC!

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Episode 66 – Transformers: the Movie Soundtrack



From the origins of “The Touch,” to the links to the band Kiss and the film Beverly Hills Cop, we take a deep dive into the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of Transformers: the Movie. Plus we’ll examine the legacy of the song and find out just what happened to many of the artists who performed on the record! Buckle up! It’s going to be a rocking’ ride! \m/\m/

With special guests:

The Salty Seaman – http://www.youtube.com/recharge138

Robo Rob Springer of TF Squadron – http://www.zonebase.org

David Schulz, Gamer Going Grey – https://www.youtube.com/user/bluestreak7

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Cover versions:

Mark Wahlberg – The Touch – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qD9askPYtko

N.R.G. – Instruments of Destruction 30th Anniversary edition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLHpczoYAIU

Turrican – Ending Music – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vb_nKn3JUOU

Catherine Slaymaker – Dare – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omnhY3fCJwU

John Farnham – Nothing’s Gonna Stand in Our Way – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb0pDiz41O0

Bamboo Star HK – Transformers Theme (Lion Cover) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQKJ60oGjtM

Hunger – King Kobra – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixEV13jggvY

Ol Drake – Autobot/Decepticon Battle – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiXcKwf-Uuk

Your Mother – Dare to Be Stupid – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeKKtrmvy-c

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News & Views 26 – SDCC 2019 Preview



Ant previews San Diego Comic Con 2019 as it relates to Transformers and gives the details on all the coverage coming from TFU.INFO during the con. Plus, he’ll discuss Transformers vs. Ghostbusters #1, the planned SDCC exclusives, and a panel to keep an eye on that you may have overlooked.
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Episode 65 – ’86 TV Magazine Manga & Story Pages



In this episode, we stay in Japan to explore just how Takara would market Transformers into season 3 without the help of Transformers: the Movie. In the pages of TV Magazine, we will find beautifully illustrated Story Pages and an 8-part manga that gets crazier with each issue!

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Episode 64 – 1986 Japanese Toylines and Media



We’ll explore the Scramble City, Transformers: 2010, Transform Jr., Kabaya and much more as we take a look at the multitude of toys released in Japan in 1986. We’ll also break down the slight differences in the third season of the original cartoon. How did the Japanese transition after not receiving Transformers: the Movie on time? Find out in this episode!

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Episode 63 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 3 Episodes 6-10



After Five Face of Darkness, season 3 of the Transformers cartoon took a harder science fiction tone. In these 5 episodes, we’ll watch as some new lore is established and some old friends make their way back into the fold.
This time around we’re talking about:
The Killing Jar
Chaos
Dark Awakening
Forever is a Long Time Coming
Starscream’s Ghost
With a special guest appearance by Gabriel Owens, The Salty Seaman: http://www.youtube.com/recharge138
Watch along by picking up Season 3 on DVD: https://amzn.to/2KFi15x
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Episode 62 – Marvel Comics Issues 20-23



Skids, Aerialbots, Stunticons, Coneheads, & Battlechargers all arrive on Earth as war between Autobot and Decepticons rages on. With special guests Jon & Maggie from Married with Comics and The Rod Pod podcasts and Gabriel Owens, the Salty Seaman!

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Episode 61 – Video Games 1986



In this episode we take a look at the 2 video games released for 1986: “Mystery of Convoy,” for the Famicom and, “The Battle to Save the Earth,” for Commodore 64.

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Episode 60 – 1986 Manga | Comic Bom Bom



We head back to Japan to see the manga published by Comic Bom Bom magazine in 1986. We’ll get a Scramble City tale in, “Full Throttle Scramble Power,” and we’ll tie-in to the Famicom game with the “Mystery of Convoy,” comic.

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Episode 59 – The Transformers Cartoon – S3 Eps 1-5 – The Five Faces of Darkness



Kicking off Season 3 of the original cartoon, the only 5-part story in the series: Five Faces of Darkness. Learn the origins of the Transformers as we begin new tales in the far off future of 2005!

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