This Transforming Lego Optimus Prime Must Be Bending the Laws of Physics

Half of me wants to believe that this amazing Lego version of Optimus Prime (the Michael Bay movie version) that can actually transform into a robot is legit. But the other half of me is having a hard time believing that Ralph Savelsberg didn’t just hire Industrial Light & Magic to help fake these photos with CG. »7/19/15 5:00pm7/19/15 5:00pm

New Transformers 4 promo art reveals Optimus Prime riding Grimlock

This (admittedly fuzzy) picture comes from an unknown trade show, where toy companies like Hasbro ignore movie spoilers in hopes of inspiring buyers to carry their merchandise. And what could be a more inspiring site than a sword-wielding Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots, riding Grimlock in his dinosaur mode into… »11/08/13 4:30pm11/08/13 4:30pm

Michael Bay still lies and TF4's Optimus Prime still looks like shit

Did you believe Michael Bay when he said Transformers 4 would star "brand new, re-envisioned and remodeled Autobots"? Did you think that perhaps the Transformers would return in some way to the iconic designs of your youth? Did you think Bay might at least drop Optimus' flame decals, the truck equivalent of tribal… »5/29/13 3:20pm5/29/13 3:20pm

Here's art from the Transformers/Justice League comic that never happened

Last night, comic author Brian Michael Bendis posted some heretofore obscure artwork by illustrator Phil Jimenez. This wasn't just any doodle — this was a concept sketch for a scuttled Justice League-meets-the-Transformers crossover series that Jimenez pitched with IDW Publishing editor Chris Ryall. »8/30/12 11:10am8/30/12 11:10am

Optimus Prime wants you to go to space in NASA's inspiring new commercial

When NASA need a voice for their latest commercial — a voice that could instill dreams of outer space in our impressionable minds — who did they turn to? Transformers voice actor Peter Cullen, who lends a rich tone to the ad. The only problem is that every time he says "We are explorers," I think he's talking about… »3/04/12 2:00pm3/04/12 2:00pm

Transformers return to TV this Friday with new animated series

Transformers: Prime is the latest computer-animated incarnation of the long-running franchise, executive produced by the writers of the Transformers movies and reuniting the original voices of Optimus Prime and Megatron. After the show's initial five-part miniseries last year, Transformers Prime returns this Friday… »2/07/11 7:41pm2/07/11 7:41pm