Posts Tagged ‘Transformers’

"Beast Wars": Maximizing or Terrorizing?

by on July 20, 2011
When descendants of the Autobots and Decepticons crash-land on a mysterious planet with no signs of civilization, a new war must be waged. Maximals and Predacons must reformat into animal forms to start off the new Beast Wars! Beast Wars: Transformers was something of a Hail Mary pass in the Transformers mythos. With the franchise […]

Toonzone Transformers Week – Closing Statement

by on July 4, 2011
Toonzone Transformers Week – Closing Statement Alas, we have reached the end of the road, and Toonzone’s Transformers Week must conclude. It has been interesting covering all these perspectives on the franchise’s past and present. Yet we can only cover so much of an expansive property in such a small period of time, so we are […]

Toonzone Transformers Week – “Transformers” In the News

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2011
As a long-running franchise, Transformers has ended up on Toonzone News multiple times over the years. Collected here in one place are all the major articles about Transformers, organized by the specific Transformers title: TRANSFORMERS G1 REVIEW: “The Transformers” Complete First Season: How Did a Show This Bad Launch a Franchise? (Ed Liu) BLOG: Why […]

Toonzone Transformers Week – BEST. EPISODE. EVER! – Transformers Animated

by on June 28, 2011
BEST. EPISODE. EVER! – Transformers Animated Transformers Animated was the first Transformers cartoon made specifically for English-speaking audiences since Beast Machines in 2000.  Premiering in 2007 and bearing a art design radically unlike any iteration before it, this series ran a solid 42 episode run across three seasons.  Within that time it became one of […]

Toonzone Transformers Week – BEST. EPISODE. EVER! – Beast Wars Transformers

by on June 28, 2011
BEST. EPISODE. EVER! – Beast Wars Transformers Released on syndication in 1996 with a 52 episode run and a 26 episode sequel series Beast Machines on Fox Kids, Beast Wars introduced Transformers to a new generation.  Switching from vehicles to Earth fauna past and present, it brought out it’s own unique spin on the franchise.  The […]

Toonzone Transformers Week – BEST. EPISODE. EVER! – G1 Transformers

by on June 28, 2011
BEST.  EPISODE.  EVER! – Transformers Generation One Ah, the first Transformers series.  There are 98 episodes of pure, unadulterated, nostalgic bliss in this beginning entry to a nearly three decade franchise.  But we are here to honor our most favorite of the batch.  These are the episodes that truly exemplify the best of G1 Transformers, […]

Toonzone presents Transformers Week! – Opening Statement.

by on June 27, 2011
Opening Statement The Transformers! More than Meets the Eye! Autobots wage their battle to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons! The Transformers! Robots in Disguise! The Transformers! More than Meets the Eye! The Transformers! On September 17th1984, children around the United States heard those lyrics for the first time when the first of a […]

Transformers G1 – Best Episode Ever! – HellCat’s Choice

by Grant Whiteon June 26, 2011
With a boy’s toy brand, success means you’ll inevitably introduce new characters//toys to the roster. The thing is, even when there’s a supporting fiction present, there’s often very little presented to give the new characters a valid motive to join the fight and instead these characters just suddenly appear with a fiery devotion to their […]

PR: The Hub TV Network ‘Rolls Out’ a Transformers Summer With World Premiere Special

by Grant Whiteon June 14, 2011
THE HUB TV NETWORK ‘ROLLS OUT’ A TRANSFORMERS SUMMER WITH WORLD PREMIERE SPECIAL “THE MAKING OF ‘TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON”‘ Only on The Hub, Special Premieres June 25 Featuring Director Michael Bay And Interviews with Stars Shia Labeouf and Josh Duhamel Transformers Action Summer Continues with Special Fourth of July Marathon Featuring Back-to-Back Episodes […]

BotCon 2011: Roundtable Interview with Hasbro Studios Creative Team (incl. Bob Orci)

by Jeffrey Harrison June 14, 2011
(l to r) Bob Orci and Duane Capizzi TZN: Bob, did you and Alex Kurtzman have any specific ideas you wanted to use in the movies but couldn’t, and instead brought them to this show? BOB ORCI: Did we? I can’t remember anymore. DUANE CAPIZZI: Absolutely. They were feeding us all kinds of ideas. A […]