Strange New Cybertronian Civilizations

Yesterday IDW Publishing announced their next Star Trek comic book crossover, Star Trek vs. Transformers. And, for a fun twist, it’s a crossover that uses the style and characters of Star Trek: The Animated Series, melding the Filmation Star Trek look of the 1970s with the Sunbow Animation Transformers look of the 1980s. According to … Continue reading Strange New Cybertronian Civilizations

This Year’s Angel Tree Package

Last week was… not the best. I should clarify. It wasn’t bad. It was simply stressful. And hectic. And tense. And all of the things that a week that where the catalog and orders go to press usually is. Thankfully, the week ended with the Nerd Prom — the Employee Appreciation Party (or the Christmas … Continue reading This Year’s Angel Tree Package

On the KRE-O Transformers Sets

Yesterday afternoon, a couple of us from work went to Target on our lunch break. While wandering around the store, I found myself back in the Toys section, looking at the LEGO sets they had. And there I saw the KRE-O Transformers sets. Hasbro has created a LEGO-compatible building system called KRE-O, and they’ve done … Continue reading On the KRE-O Transformers Sets

On Seeing Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Last week at work I won tickets to an advance screening tonight of Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third film in Michael Bay’s trilogy of films based on the popular Hasbro toys and the mid-80s cartoon series. Growing up as I did in the 1980s, I watched the cartoon religiously. The Autobots, the Decepticons, … Continue reading On Seeing Transformers: Dark of the Moon