TFU News & Views – Episode 0016 – The Toys That Made Us, An Insider’s View

Ant gives an inside look on his role as Consulting Producer in Netflix’s, “The Toys That Made Us,” and their episode on The Transformers.

Transformers University – Episode 019 – 1985 Coloring Books

In this week’s episode we cover the first batch of additional media from 1985; namely, coloring books. You can follow along at the links below:

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Transformers University – Episode 18 – The Transformers Cartoon S2 Eps 6-10.

In this week’s episode we watch as the world of the Transformers grows beyond Autobots and Decepticons. We meet a girl named Carly in, “The Immobilizer.” We duke it out in a ghost town in “The Autobot Run.” Nergill and the Sub-Atlanticans assault Washington D.C. in “Atlantis, Arise.” We meet a super computer named T.O.R.Q. III on, “Day of the Machines.” And the Decepticons try to steal a female, ninja robot in “Enter the Nightbird.”
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Brian Kilby of Radio Free Cybertron:
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Episode 0014 – Transformers Toy Distribution May 2018

What’s going on with retailers and new shipments of Transformers? When is the best time to hit the store? Find out in this episode!

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Transformers University – Episode 017 – Marvel Comics Issues #5-8

From the iconic “Are All Dead,” cover of issue #5 and a deep dive into the Honeymooners reference on the first page to the bevy of creators that helped shape Transformers before moving onto other things, we take a look at issues 5-8 of the Marvel Transformers run. This episode has Dinobots, Ratchet vs. Megatron, Shockwave, and we’ll find out just who is Otis Parsley.

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Transformers University – Episode 016 – Marvel UK Comics issues 9-21

We head to Europe to explore the unique stories from the Marvel UK run of Transformers comics. Helping us recount issues 9 through 21, the stories known as “Man of Iron,” “The Enemy Within,” and “Radiers of the Last Ark,” are Jen from Stasis Pod & Iacon Underground, Chris McFeely of Transformers: The Basics, and author Stuart Webb.

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Transformation: A Personal Journey Through the British Transformers Comic Volume 1: 1984-1987 by Stuart Webb:

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Episode 15.5 – Bonus Edition – 1985 Autobots

In this special edition, we hear from some additional contributors about the 1985 Autobot toy line.

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Episode 015 – 1985 Autobot Toys

We take our first look at the 1985 US Toyline through the makeup of the Autobot team. We’ll discuss the toys, their origins and lasting inspirations.

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Frank Todaro, voice of Starscream in Machinima’s Combiner Wars series
John Warden, lead designer on Transformers Generations

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