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Collecting – The 2020 Effect

Collecting – The 2020 Effect

Collecting – The 2020 Effect

So far 2020 has been a year which has had an unprecedented effect on the lives of almost every person on the planet one that will be talked about we ...

A Moment Apart

A Moment Apart

A Moment Apart

After almost 8 years of writing articles and conducting interviews for the TFSource Blog and TFSource Report Ive decided to step aside from the ...

Pre-Rub

Pre-Rub

Pre-Rub

The term pre-rub is a common one to come across when reading about vintage Generation 1 Transformers from the early-to-mid 1980s. It is a reference ...

The Feeling

The Feeling

The Feeling

Is it absurd to make a statement like Buying Transformers toys is neither about Transformers nor is it about toys? Of course its absurd those of ...

Fear of Missing Out

Fear of Missing Out

Fear of Missing Out

On the way to TFNation 2018 this year I did the usual thing of picking up packets of Icelandic chocolate-coated liquorice for some friends back home. ...

The Fifth Cabinet

The Fifth Cabinet

The Fifth Cabinet

I have four IKEA Detolf cabinets in which to display all the Transformers I own in my current apartment. Its the most cabinets Ive ever owned but i ...

Waiting for the KO

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 ...

Tighter Focus

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?

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 ...

News to Me – 2018 Edition

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 ...


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