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As a companion to the 2011 Toy Fair article, I submit this bit of video from 1995. Watch as actors struggle reciting the ridiculous marketing copy for middle-management-types, a woman in a sexy cop outfit almost puts out someone’s eye at the Batman display, and learn Megatron has glow-in-the-dark missiles for… night fighting … so… […]

One-eyed, one-armed, flying purple, uhh… well… it’s Shockwave.

More new Transformers toys have surfaced with spoilerific results. A big bad in the next Transformers film has been rumored to be Shockwave, and this photo of the new toy gives us a plastic confirmation. Actor Corey Burton, who provided Shockwave’s voice in the 80’s Transformers cartoon as well as the recent Cartoon Network series […]

News, directly from somebody’s pants

It’s that time of year again! As factories overseas are churning out the new toys to coincide with the release of Transformers 3 (with the goofy subtitle: “Dark of the Moon”), those factory workers with the baggiest pants are smuggling out samples of the toys and revealing them on the internet! The big spoiler is […]