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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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