Category Archives: Transformers Artifact of the Week

My weekly (sort of) posting of a Transformers artifact from my collection.

Blog #1979: Toy Review: Transformers: Studio Series Combiner Devastator Gift Set

Transformers: Studio Series Combiner Devastator Gift Set Devastator is combined from eight Constructicons (nine if you include Skipjack, AKA yellow Rampage). Read my reviews of Deluxe Class Hightower, Deluxe Class Scrapmetal, Voyager Class Long Haul, Voyager Class Mixmaster, Voyager Class … Continue reading

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Blog #1977: Toy Review: Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy Amazon Exclusive Road Rescue Team Trailer (Bumblebee, Chase, Heatwave, Optimus Prime)

Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy Amazon Exclusive Road Rescue Team Trailer (Bumblebee, Chase, Heatwave, Optimus Prime) Hasbro has apparently decided the give Rescue Bots the plain brown box exclusive treatment. Bumblebee, Chase, and Heatwave Bumblebee, Chase, and Heatwave seem to be … Continue reading

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Blog #1942: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Generation One Coleco Power Cycle

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Generation One Coleco Power Cycle “Only the worthy find the grail.” – Robert Langdon, The Da Vinci Code Perhaps “worthy” might be overstating it a bit. I think “lucky beyond words” is a lot more … Continue reading

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Blog #1931: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Beast Wars II Real Figure Collection Gashapon

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Beast Wars and Beast Wars II Real Figure Collection Gashapon The Real Figure Collection figures were released in gashapon capsules in Japan. They are soft-ish plastic (not soft, but not hard either) figures. They come … Continue reading

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Blog #1930: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Beast Wars II Beast Fighters

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Beast Wars and Beast Wars II Beast Fighters Beast Fighters are small hollow, super deformed plastic figures meant to be used as finger puppets. Like many Kabaya toys of the era they came boxed with … Continue reading

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Blog #1865: Toy Review: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Bumblebee Home Video Promotional Kit with VHS Cassette

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Bumblebee Home Video Promotional Kit with VHS Cassette To promote the release of Transformers: Bumblebee on DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital, Paramount produced some copies on VHS for promotional purposes. I managed to get my … Continue reading

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Blog #1864: Toy Review: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Bumblebee Karamalz Bottle Cap Set Promotional Items

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Bumblebee Karamalz Bottle Cap Set Promotional Items Last fall I posted a blog about the Transformers: Bumblebee Karamalz Bottle Cap Set. Karamalz is a non-alcoholic malt beverage from Germany. As I discovered researching them, … Continue reading

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Blog #1834: Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Generation One View-Master 3-D Cartridge Album

Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Generation One View-Master 3-D Cartridge Album Until recently, I never knew that View-Master had a 3-D viewer that played sound, nor that they made a Transformers 3-D Cartridge Album for it. The first thing I … Continue reading

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Blog #1832: Transformers Artifact of the Week: Beast Wars and Beast Wars II Pocket Beasts

Transformers Artifact of the Week: Beast Wars and Beast Wars II Pocket Beasts I recently picked up a cool Beast Wars II Pocket Beasts game. Before I get to that however, I don’t know much about Pocket Beasts. I’m not … Continue reading

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Blog #1815: Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Generation One Dollar Tree Figures Set (Bumblebee, Grimlock, Megatron, Optimus Prime, Soundwave, Starscream)

Artifact of the Week: Transformers: Generation One Dollar Tree Figures Set (Bumblebee, Grimlock, Megatron, Optimus Prime, Soundwave, Starscream) 0g1 Does a new item count as an artifact?  It will be someday, so I think so. I haven’t heard about these … Continue reading

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