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Reissue Revolution

Reissue Revolution

Its barely been a month since I wrote about the Walmart exclusive Hasbro Generation 1 Hot Rod reissue and just last week we looked at the reissue G1

More News To Me – 2018 Edition

More News To Me – 2018 Edition

The more G1 and Reissue Transformers I buy and focus on it seems there is more to discover. Of course there is such a thing as the law of diminishin

Good Surprise, Bad Surprise

Good Surprise, Bad Surprise

The ability to still be surprised by Hasbro and TakaraTomy when it comes to new Transformers releases is both good and bad. On the one hand when they

Waiting for the KO

Waiting for the KO

The prevalence and perception of knock-off Transformers toys within the fandom has changed significantly over the course of the last couple of decades

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

Backlog

Backlog

It may seem like the most luxury first world problem that a toy enthusiast could ever have but some Transformers fans do find themselves with a back

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

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