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TFsource 6-23 Weekly SourceNews! Botcon 2014 Exclusives, Botcon Sale Extended Till Monday!
Miscellaneous: Jay Cochran - 2014.06.23
Greetings Sourcefans!
We had a great time at Botcon this weekend and enjoyed meeting all of our customers that stopped by our booth! If you couldn't make it to Botcon, we put up all of the exclusives on the site here. We're also extending our Botcon Sale on several Masterpiece, Henkei, and Fansproject figures to today! We've added a bunch of new preorders on the site like Unique Toys - G02DX - Mania King - Vintage Color Version, KFC - CT-02 Tempest, KFC Mugan Scope (Teal version) & Mugan Amputare & Ghetto Blast, Unique Toys - X01 Speedoo & X02 Guartinel Set of 2 and Make Toys Citybot Series MCB-02 - Utopia. Instock this week we have iGear - IG-C01 02 03 - Con Air Raptor Squadron - Set of 3, DMY Studios - D-01 Upgrade Kit and Before and After - Six Sigma - Japanese Version - Red Arms. Dont' forget to check out the new official images of Masterpiece Wheeljack, Bumblebee and Ultra Magnus! Visit the Source Blog for our latest Source Articles, Reviews and Interviews! Visit our sister site theToySource.com for non-transformers collectibles! All this and more in this week's SourceNews!


In this issue of SourceNews:
1. Now up for preorder - Botcon 2014 Boxed Set, attendee and Souvenirs! Botcon Sale Extentend!
2. Now Up For Preorder - Make Toys Citybot Series MCB-02 - Utopia
3. Official Images of Masterpiece Wheeljack, Bumblebee and Ultra Magnus!
4. Unique Toys - New Instock and Restocked Items!
5. New KFC Preorders Up!
6. 3rd Party Customs Update!
7. Now Up for Preorder - WB-03A!
8. Now Up for Preorder - Transformers 4 - Lost Age - Rusty Optimus Prime - Limited Edition!
9. MMC Updates! Bovis Restocked!
10. Now Instock - TFC Toys Conabus, Phlogeus and Gumball!
11. TW-01B Hegemon 2nd Edition Preorder Update!
12. theToySource Updates!
13. Source Blog Updates!
14. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
15. Newest Instock items at TFsource



1. Now up for preorder - Botcon 2014 Boxed Set, attendee and Souvenirs! Botcon Sale Extended!
We have a limited amount of stock of each figure available, if we sell out we'll try to get more but it may not be possible. Be sure to preorder yours early if you want them, these will ship out once received back from Botcon! Order yours at TFSource here:






TFsource - Your Source for Botcon 2014 Exclusives!
We're also extending our Botcon Sale on several Masterpiece, Henkei, and Fansproject figures to today! Get these deals before they are gone!




MP-19 - Masterpiece Smokescreen - Only $70.00! (originally $79.95)


MP-12G - Masterpiece G2 Sideswipe - Only $70.00! (originally $99.95)


Henkei Classics - Decepticon Specialists - Galvatron Octane Astrotrain 3-Pack - Only $90.00! (originally $139.95)


Henkei Classics - Autobot Specialists - Ironhide Hound Mirage 3-Pack - Only $90.00! (originally $139.95)


FP-DX Armored Battalion - Set of 3 - Limited Edition Holiday Exclusive - Only $129.99! (originally $159.99)



2. Now Up For Preorder - Make Toys Citybot Series MCB-02 - Utopia!
Now Up For Preorder - Make Toys Citybot Series MCB-02 - Utopia! Utopia stands 47CM tall and 55CM long in colonization ship mode, this new series from Make Toys features at least 3 modes on all figures! Highly articulated and posable, this figure is set for an October release date! Preorder on TFsource here:


Make Toys Citybot Series MCB-02 - Utopia
Make Toys Green Giant Restocked! We've restocked a small amount of Make Toys Green Giant instock now here:


Make Toys - Green Giant - Set of 6 Pieces
Now Instock - Make toys Armageddon Kit! Order yours at TFsource here:


Make Toys - Armageddon - Add-on Kit
Also Instock - Make Toys Trash Talk & Cogwheels + M.F.B! Order yours at TFSource here:


Make Toys - Manga Mech Series - Trash-Talk & Cogwheel - Set of 2 Figures


Make Toys - M.F.B. - My First Blaster



3. Official Images of Masterpiece Wheeljack, Bumblebee and Ultra Magnus!
Takara has put up new official images of MP-20 Wheeljack, MP-21 Bumblebee, and MP-22 Ultra Magnus! Preorder here:


MP-20 - Masterpiece Wheeljack


MP-21 - Masterpiece Bumblebee


MP-22 - Masterpiece Ultra Magnus - with Perfect Edition Trailer
New preorder up - MP-10 - Masterpiece Eva Optimus Prime - Limited Edition Figure! This online Takara exclusive features an all new color scheme from the popular Evangelion series! Includes an all new deco to the trailer, spike figure, roller and Optimus himself! Set for a November release date! Preorder yours at TFSource here:


MP-10 - Masterpiece Eva Optimus Prime - Limited Edition Figure
MP-18 Masterpiece Bluestreak - Exclusive Edition Preorder Update! Takara Tomy's designer has shared pictures of the Tokyo Toy Show Exclusive MP-18 Bluestreak! We've confirmed that ours will include two Japan exclusive missile launchers as shown! Preorders up at theToySource here:


MP-18S - Masterpiece Bluestreak - Silverstreak Exclusive Version
We've added a limited amount of MP-08 Grimlock's Flame Sword & Crown add-on set! If you have a prior version of MP-08 you want to snag these awesome upgrades for here's your chance! Order yours here:


MP-08 Flame Sword and Die-cast Crown



4. Unique Toys - New Instock and Restocked Items!
New preorder up - Unique Toys - G02DX - Mania King - Vintage Color Version! This limited edition recolor stands 18.6CM / 7.3 inches tall and features a vintage color scheme. Check out the TFSource website for the full color photo gallery of this impressive piece! Preorder yours at TFSource here:


Unique Toys - G02DX - Mania King - Vintage Color Version
Now up for preorder - Unique Toys - UT-D01 Salmoore! Unique Toys Updated us with some updated pictures of the soon to be released Salmoore! Preorder yours at TFsource here:


Unique Toys - UT-D01 Salmoore
Now instock - Unique Toys War Lord Loose Set! Save almost $200 off the MSRP with this set and get FREE US/Reduced International shipping at TFSource - with all five figures combined as War Lord this combiner is very impressive! Instock at TFsource here:


Unique Toys - War Lord - Full Set of 5 Figures - Loose Figure Set
Also instock - Unique Toys Metropolis City Set! This great add-on kit includes an all new head, turrets, and radar for titan class Metroplex! Order yours at TFSource here:


Unique Toys - Metropolis - Metroplex Add on Kit
Now instock - Unique Toys Soundmixer! Order yours at TFSource here:


Unique Toys - Soundmixer
Now back instock - Unique Toys Mania King! One of the most popular 3rd party figures of this year, he's been very hard to keep instock but we've been fortunate enough to pick up more stock. Order yours at TFsource here:


Unique Toys - Mania King - Messiah
Now back instock - UT's Sharky set! Order yours at TFSource here:


Unique Toys G02 - Sharky - Set of 3!



5. New KFC Preorders Up!
Now up for preorder - KFC's Tempest! Figure stands approximately 16CM/6" tall and includes two weapons, both figures, and a bio card. Preorder yours at TFSource here:


KFC - CT-02 Tempest
New KFC Mugan Scope (Teal version) & Mugan Amputare & Ghetto Blast Preorders up! Preorder yours here:


KFC - EAVI Metal - Mugan Scope & Mugan Ghetto Blast Set


KFC - EAVI Metal - Mugan Scope & Mugan Amputare Set
New preorder up - KFC Death & War Gun Set! These weapon sets include 5mm peg holes that work with classic figures. Preorder yours at TFSource here:


KFC - Death & War Gun Set



6. 3rd Party Customs Update!
New Preorder up - X01 Speedoo & X02 Guartinel Set of 2! These mini figures stand 10CM/4" tall and change from robot to vehicle and back! Set for an August release date.


Unique Toys - X01 Speedoo & X02 Guartinel Set of 2
We've uploaded new pictures from Mech iDeas on their Piston figure! They said photos of Gauntlet will be coming soon! Preorders up at TFSource here:


MECH iDEAS - Demolition Crue DC03P - Piston
Now instock - Before & After Japanese Version/Red Arms! The Black armed/US version is slightly delayed, but the Japanese version arrived late in our warehouse! If you haven't seen this figure yet he's huge, and makes a great accessory to Generations Metroplex!Order yours here:


Before and After - Six Sigma - Japanese Version - Red Arms
New Preorder up - THE WORKSHOP - Cow Catcher Brute Defense - Shield & Upgrade Kit! Available in silver or brown and purple colors, this add on upgrades your Takara's United and Hasbro's Classic Bruticus! Preorder yours here:



THE WORKSHOP - Cow Catcher Brute Defense - Shield & Upgrade Kit - Brown & Purple AND Silver Versions
New preorder up - Xtransbots - MM-III Hoss & MM-V Sonic Set! Preorder the set of 2 or Hoss alone here:


Xtransbots - MM-III Hoss & MM-V Sonic Set


Xtransbots - MM-III Hoss
Now back instock - perfect Effects Warden! Order yours at TFSource here:


PE-DX-03 - Motobot - Warden
DMY Studios - Now Instock! Order yours here:


DMY Studios - D-01 Upgrade Kit
Now up for preorder - EX Gohkin Optimus Prime and Dinobot Commander Grimlock! Preorder yours here:


EX Gohkin - Cybertron Commander Optimus Prime


EX Gohkin - Dinobot Commander Grimlock
New preorder up - X2 Toys - XT005 Gemini Set of Furrow & Rotor With DKR002! This new set of twin figures includes both furrow and rotor one a racecar the other a futuristic jet, plus bonus DKR002 which is a lion that can be used as a hand held weapon as well! Preorder yours at TFSource here:


X2 Toys - XT005 Gemini Set of Furrow & Rotor With DKR002
New preorder up - SXS Citizen Stack Add-on Kit! This add-on kit features 1 new head, 2 changeable faces, and a red helmet for a future release of citizen stack! Featuring sliding glasses, you can finally have six different face of this kit. Preorder yours at TFSource here:


SXS A05 Citizen Stack Upgrade Kit
New preorder up - FWI-04 - Jetwing Upgrade Kit! Preorder yours at TFsource here:


FWI-04 - Jetwing Upgrade Kit
Now up for preorder - Firefair - King of Fire Add-on Kit! Includes flame sword add-on, flaming crown, flame dagger and two flaming fists! Bring the heat to your MP Grimlock figure today (sold separately). Preorder yours from TFSource today!


Fire Fair - FF-01 the King of Fire - MP Grimlock Add-on Kit



7. Now Up for Preorder - WB-03A!
New preorder up - WB-03A! Changes from robot to motorcycle and back, the first of five figures to form the mighty WB-03! Check out all of the new pics of WB-03 and preorder yours at TFSource here:



Warbotron - WB03-A
Also available for Preorder:


Warbotron - WB01A - Air Burst


Warbotron - WB01B - Heavy Noisy


Warbotron - WB01C


Warbotron - WB01D


Warbotron - WB01E



8. Now Up for Preorder - Transformers 4 - Lost Age - Rusty Optimus Prime - Limited Edition!
Now Up for Preorder - Transformers 4 - Lost Age - Rusty Optimus Prime - Limited Edition! A lot have been asking for this piece, preorder the Rusty Version Optimus Prime here:


Transformers 4 - Lost Age - Rusty Optimus Prime - Limited Edition
This Toys R' Us Japan Exclusive features an exclusive redeco of Rusty Optimus Prime as seen in the upcoming movie, and includes a new face mask on Optimus.
Takara Tomy updated with photos of their movie advanced figures! Figures are arriving this month and next, due to this we recommend using our order stacking feature! Preorders up at TFSource here:




TFsource - Your Source for Takara Tomy Movie Advanced Figures!



9. MMC Updates! Bovis Restocked!
We managed to pick up a small quantity of MMC's Bovis! This one is getting to be in very short supply everywhere so if you haven't picked him up yet, he's the available now for the same price! Order yours at TFSource here:


Reformatted - R-03 - Bovis the Supply Specialist
MMC Talon Release Date Confirmed! MMC updated with final packaging photos of Talon and confirmed the release date is now Mid-July. Find MMC and Talon on TFSource here:


Reformatted - R-02 - Talon the Aerial Assaulter
Now Up For Preorder - R-01D Shadow Emissary! MMC’s Shadow Emissary features an all new sword, alternate helmet without the mask, and features an all new color scheme. This is a very limited edition release, so make sure to get your preorder in early! Set for a late May/June release. Preorder at TFsource here:


MMC R-01D Shadow Emissary
TFSource Sponsored Reviewer Peaugh has a review of MMC's Shadow Emissary up! Simply scroll down the page and click the video to watch! Watch it on TFsource here: Source Review | MMC Shadow Emissary
Also up for preorder - Feral Rex's - Tigris! Preorder yours at TFsource here:


Reformatted - R-06 - Tigris the Shock Trooper
Now Instock - Mastermind Creations Reformatted - R-04 - Leo Dux the Squadron Commander! We've also added a review from Peaugh on the site! Check out the review and order here:


Reformatted - R-04 - Leo Dux the Squadron Commander
Also instock from MMC:


Reformatted - R-05 - Fortis the Ground Assaulter



10. Now Instock - TFC Toys Conabus, Phlogeus and Gumball!
Now Instock - TFC's Project Ares - TFC-03 Conabus and TFC-02 Phlogeus! Conabus and Phlogeus are two of 5 figures by TFC toys, that combine together to form the mighty Project Ares! When all combined, these figures will present one of the most impressive combiners to date: Ares! Order yours at TFsource here:


TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-03 Conabus


TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-02 Phlogeus
TFC Toys Aethon - Preorder now up! The 4th mighty combiner figure changes from bull to robot and back! With all 5 figures the mighty project Ares can be formed! Preorder yours here:


TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-04 Aethon
Now Instock - TFC Toys Prometheus - Gumball! Order here:


TFC Toys - Prometheus - Gumball
New preorder up - TFC Toys - Prometheus - Warning Line! Preorder your at TFSource here:


TFC Toys - Prometheus - Warning Line
Now back instock - TFC Toys Uranos set of 5! Order all 5 figures, and we also have the wings of Uranos upgrade set instock, order yours here:


TFC Toys - Uranos - Full Set of 5



11. TW-01B Hegemon 2nd Edition Preorder Update!
Listing now updated! TW-01B is Hegemon 2nd Edition! Toy World has updated that there was some mis-communication in their original solicitation. There is no black version, just the 2nd edition. Updated with all of the revised parts. We will reach out to all customers that preordered the black version regarding swapping the regular version in or canceling their order. If you stacked your order you can easily cancel/reorder if you prefer! Preorders up at TFSource here:


ToyWorld - TW-01B - Hegemon - 2nd Edition
Also up for Preorder from ToyWorld - H-03 Swamper! Due for a late May release, instock early June! Preorder yours at TFSource here:


ToyWorld - H-03 Swamper



12. theToySource Updates!
Now instock - S.H. Figuarts Super Mario & Diorama sets! Order yours here:


theToySource - Your Source for S.H. Figuarts Super Mario & Diorama Sets!
Also landed in our warehouse: S.H. Figuarts - Mighty Morphin Blue Ranger! Order yours here:


S.H. Figuarts - Mighty Morphin Blue Ranger
We've also continued to grow our Power Ranger offerings, check out the full list here: http://thetoysource.com/power-rangers/
Now Instock - S.H. Figuarts - Dragonball Z - Super Saiyan Son Goku and Piccolo! You can find all DBZ items on theToySource here:



theToySource - Your Source for all things DBZ!
Now instock - Soul of Chogokin - GX-65 Daitarn 3 (Renewal Color)! This item pre-sold out and many asked us to restock it, so we managed to get a small amount of extra stock and at $194.99 get FREE US/Reduced International shipping on this guy! Order yours at theToySource here:


Soul of Chogokin - GX-65 Daitarn 3 (Renewal Color)
From our sister site TheToySource - if combiners are your thing Jerry Recommends - Soul of Chogokin - GX-40 - God Mars! With its transforming and combining 6 robots (Gaia, Uranus, Titan, Sphinx, Shin, Rah) and full array of weapon accessories, God Mars is ready to fight! Each of its robot components is posable and easily combines to form the giant robot. A special stand is included to hold accessories like the Mars Flash Sword and extra hands. Due to popular demand Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Soul of Chogokin GX-40 God Mars. Preorder yours here:
http://thetoysource.com/soul-of-chogokin/gx-40-god-mars/


New Bandai Tamashii Preorders Up! We've added several new Bandai Tamashii preorders up on the site including Soul of Chogokin - GX-40 - God Mars, Ultra-Act - Ultraman Jack, Saint Seiya - Myth Cloth EX - Captricon Shura - Surplice, S.H. Figuarts - Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal, S.H. Figuarts - Kamen Rider - Bio Rider, Robot Spirits Damashii - Dragonar 1 Custom, S.H.MonsterArts - 2014 Movie Godzilla, Robot Spirits Damashii - Crossbone Gundam X2 Kai, Robot Spirits Damashii - God Gundam, S.H. Figuarts - Sentai - Akaranger - Red Ranger, Figuarts Zero - Sailor Venus, S.H.MonsterArts - Kiryu Heavy Arms, and Bandai Tamashii Nations - Metal Build - Freedom Gundam.


theToySource - Your Source for Bandai Tamashii
We've just added over 200 loose GIJOE figures to the site! They come from the collection of a well known collector and are in pristine shape! 25th Anniversary, POC, Joecon, 30th anniversary and more, check them out! Check them out here:




theToySource - Your Source for GIJoe!



13. Source Blog Updates!


NEW SOURCE REVIEW! Check out TFsource Sponsored Reviewer Peaugh's review of UT's Salmoore here: Source Review | Unique Toys Salmoore
This piece will be released and instock soon, scroll down the page to watch the video! Ben also says he recommends watching at 15:21 for a trick on how to transform the arms. We were fortunate to see an early version of this piece, and definitely UT's quality is improving as they made this piece look very cool!
NEW SOURCE ARTICLE! The discovery and re-discovery of the many short-lived facets of Transformers Animated continues! Source Blog | A Voyage of Animated Discovery Part 2
You can read part 1 here: Source Blog | A Voyage of Animated Discovery Part 1
NEW SOURCE REVIEW! TFSource Sponsored Reviewer Peaugh has a review of MMC's Shadow Emissary up! Simply scroll down the page and click the video to watch! Watch it on TFsource here: Source Review | MMC Shadow Emissary
NEW SOURCE INTERVIEW! Possibly the most impressive G1/G2 collection we've ever seen Collector Interview | Neal Rochman
NEW SOURCE ARTICLE! Binaltech, Animated, RiD, Reissues and G1 feature this week in Old Flames Source Blog | Old Flames



14. Newest Preorder items at TFsource


Unique Toys - G02DX - Mania King - Vintage Color Version


KFC - CT-02 Tempest


KFC - EAVI Metal - Mugan Scope & Mugan Ghetto Blast Set


KFC - EAVI Metal - Mugan Scope & Mugan Amputare Set


Unique Toys - X01 Speedoo & X02 Guartinel Set of 2


Make Toys Citybot Series MCB-02 - Utopia


MP-18 - Masterpiece Bluestreak - Exclusive Edition


MP-10 - Masterpiece Eva Optimus Prime - Limited Edition Figure


Transformers 2014 - Generations Series 04 - Deluxe - Set of 4 Figures


Transformers 2014 - Generations Legends Series 03 - Set of 2 Figures - Gears and Acid Storm


THE WORKSHOP - Cow Catcher Brute Defense - Shield & Upgrade Kit - Brown & Purple Version


THE WORKSHOP - Cow Catcher Brute Defense - Shield & Upgrade Kit - Silver Version


Transformers Legends Series - LG02 Optimus Primal


Transformers Legends Series - LG01 Rattrap


Xtransbots - MM-III Hoss


Reformatted - R-02 - Talon the Aerial Assaulter


Warbotron - WB03-A


Kids logic - Mecha Nations MN-02 Black Convoy


FansToys FT-06 Sever - Early Bird Save $20 - Iron Dibots No.3


Sentinel - Transformers Pen - Optimus Prime


Sentinel - Transformers Pen - Black Convoy


Sentinel - Megadrive Megatron


MP-08X Masterpiece King Grimlock - 2nd Production Run


TFC Toys - Prometheus - Warning Line


TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-04 Aethon


X2 Toys - XT005 Gemini Set of Furrow & Rotor With DKR002


SXS A05 Citizen Stack Upgrade Kit


FWI-04 - Jetwing Upgrade Kit


ToyWorld - TW-01B - Hegemon - 2nd Edition


MMC R-01D Shadow Emissary


MP-15 - Masterpiece Ravage & Rumble


Warbotron - WB01A - Air Burst


Warbotron - WB01B - Heavy Noisy


Warbotron - WB01C


Warbotron - WB01D


Warbotron - WB01E


Fire Fair - FF-01 the King of Fire - MP Grimlock Add-on Kit


MP-20 - Masterpiece Wheeljack


MP-21 - Masterpiece Bumblebee


MP-22 - Masterpiece Ultra Magnus - with Perfect Edition Trailer


FansToys FT-05 Soar - Blue Version


FansToys FT-05T Soar - Red Version


KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Two - Set of 3 - Sencho Barbossa Haiku And Tsunami


Reformatted - R-06 - Tigris the Shock Trooper


Unique Toys - UT-D01 Salmoore


Microblaze Creations - MBC002 Military Titans


Before and After - Six Sigma - US Version


MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run


Bullsfire - DB-01 Air Strike


Mega Steel - MS-03 - Radio


AFT Toys - AFT-07 Titanium Saint


Voltron - 30th Anniversary Die-Cast Light-Up Set - with Sound and Stand


DaCaToys - Kronos


BTS-06 - Nova Lord



20. Newest Instock items at TFsource


DMY Studios - D-01 Upgrade Kit


MP-08 Flame Sword and Die-cast Crown


MP-10B - Masterpiece Black Convoy - Optimus Prime


Before and After - Six Sigma - Japanese Version - Red Arms


Reformatted - R-03 - Bovis the Supply Specialist


PE-DX-03 - Motobot - Warden


Unique Toys - Metropolis - Metroplex Add on Kit


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