Month: January 2018

Reviews | January 24, 2018

Takara Masterpiece MP-39 Sunstreaker

I always figured it would be a question of “when” and not “if” with regard to Takara providing us with a representation of Sideswipe’s vain & arrogant twin. However I did make an assumption that it would have been long before now, I thought they would have kept up the momentum up on the Autobot cars, for the main core characters anyway. But we were not left empty handed with a gap on the shelf …

The Vault | January 16, 2018

Tie in Merchandise: Books Full of Colour

Another avenue for merchandising during the 80’s was the Colouring Book. Armed with your best felt tip colouring pens*, a bag of crisps and a glass of juice, you laid there […]

The Vault | January 16, 2018

Tie in Merchandise Adverts: A Tale of Ladybirds & Pancakes

Ladybird Books – The Transformers Ladybird Books are a British publishing company which released several Transformers storybooks and audio cassettes under their “Tell-A-Tale” line from 1985 to 1988 and during […]

The Vault | January 14, 2018

Blackthorne Publishing

In 1987 Blackthorne Publishing released “The Transformers in 3-D”, a comic book series that ran separately from the Marvel Transformers comic book series.