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Why I Like "G.I. Joe" Over "The Transformers"

On the surface, G.I. Joe and The Transformers are pretty similar. They were both released at the same time to capitalize on the relaxing of regulations that prohibited TV shows based on toys, both were produced by Marvel and Sunbow, both shared a lot of the same staffers and voice actors, and both shows were […]

"The Transformers" Complete First Season: How Did a Show This Bad Launch a Franchise?

For fans of the Transformers, the famous robots in disguise, the newly released DVD set of the original TV show’s first season is a cause for celebration. The Transformers has been unavailable on home video since the original DVD release from Rhino went out of print, and knowing that the ever-reliable Shout! Factory had acquired […]

"Transformers Animated" Season 3 to Premiere on March 14, 2009

According to Zap2it.com, the third season of Transformers Animated will premiere on Cartoon Network on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 8:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific) in a 90-minute movie special event: “TransWarped.” Zap2it’s schedule also includes episode synopses for three new episodes that will debut in the weeks following the premiere: “Where Is Thy Sting?”, “Five Servos […]

"Transformers Animated" Season Two: Still Kicking Skid Plate, but Slipping Gears

The premiere to Transformers Animated was one of the most pleasant surprises of 2008—a fast, fun, and fascinating bit of lightweight fluff that updated the venerable robot toys for a new generation of kids. The first 13-episodes of the show kept up the pace, slipping only a bit with a few weaker plots and characters. […]

"Transformers Animated" Season 2 Hits DVD on January 6, 2009

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced that Transformers Animated Season 2 will be released on DVD on January 6, 2009. The second set will contain 13 episodes of the series, and will be released just in time for the season 3 premiere of the show on Cartoon Network. Special features include audio commentary by the show’s […]

PR: Transformers Animated Season 2 Available to Own January 6, 2009

THE SENSATIONAL ACTION-ADVENTURE SERIES FILLED WITH HUMOR AND HEART CONTINUES WHEN THE ELECTRIFYING SECOND SEASON LANDS ON DVD TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED – SEASON 2 All 13 Super-Charged Adventure Episodes Available to Own on January 6 With Bonus Audio Commentary and Three New Animated Shorts HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. – (December 11, 2008) More action, more villains and more […]

IDW Announces Debut of "Transformers Animated" Tie-in Comics

IDW has announced the debut of the Transformers Animated comic book mini-series, which shipped on August 13, 2008 and should be available at comic book retailers now. Transformers Animated: The Arrival #1 is the first of a five-issue mini-series that will fill in holes and providing alternate viewpoints of the arrival of the Autobots and […]

"Transformers Animated" Season One is "Teen Titans" for the Giant Robot Set

Teen Titans changed all the rules. Before Teen Titans debuted in 2003, American superhero cartoons were either played completely straight or completely silly. Teen Titans rejected this dichotomy, keeping one foot firmly in each camp. As a result, the show could encompass villains as diverse as the ludicrous Mad Mod and the sinister Slade, and […]

More Details on "G.I. Joe: Resolute;" Transformers Next?

More information has been revealed about the new G.I. Joe web cartoons announced recently. The series of 10 5-minute episodes with 1 double-length conclusion will be written by comic book writer Warren Ellis, with Dave Johnson providing character designs, Joaquim Dos Santos directing, and Sam Register producing. The series will be aiming for PG-13 territory, […]

"Transformers Animated" DVD is Full Throttle Fun

I grew up in the 1980′s, the golden age of toy-commercials disguised as animated entertainment, and while I watched my share of these shows, I never managed to get into The Transformers. In hindsight, this seems like an odd omission, considering the number of my friends who were fans and the number of elements in […]

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