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What do we want from Reissues?

What do we want from Reissues?

What do we want from the seemingly fresh line of reissue G1 Transformers that are being stocked in Walmart and seemingly come from Hasbro Asias stabl ...

Tighter Focus

Tighter Focus

Over the years I have changed the face of my collection repeatedly. This has involved downsizing prioritising streamlining and sometimes re-inventi ...

What’s Not New?

What’s Not New?

Recently TakaraTomy unveiled a number of new Masterpiece Transformers releases while Hasbro unveiled a new approach to reissuing Generation 1 Transf ...

Iconic

Iconic

The new series of The Toys That Made Us debuts on Netflix tomorrow and one of the four new episodes is about the Transformers. Itseems like a good ...

What is Mint?

What is Mint?

Baby dont hurt me. The definition of mint can be obtained in a toy collecting context from many sources such as grading companies toy sellers and ...

News to Me – 2018 Edition

News to Me – 2018 Edition

Every once in a while I put together an article like this for the Source Report which consists of vintage Transformers and pre-Transformers discoveri ...

Gimmicks

Gimmicks

Transformers by their nature are a gimmick. Toy cars planes animals etc that turn into action figures or vice versa. Within our beloved toy line ...

A Return Gone Wrong

A Return Gone Wrong

Its not just the selling of Transformers toys within the community or on eBay that brings complications. Although these days with eBay and PayPal in ...

The Cull

The Cull

We are in a time of great abundance when it comes to Transformers toys. Masterpiece figures are perceived to be the high-end accurate and ideal repre ...

Bit By Bit

Bit By Bit

I remember a time when getting the toys I wanted in complete condition required work. There was not a whole wave of figures I could buy in one go to c ...


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