Launch issues

Before Tuesday, 8th of May 1984 there was nothing. And then, with one almighty marketing department thunderclap, Transformers (US) issue 1 came into existence! It was the very first Transformers-branded product ever released. It was the Big Bang of the Transformers Universe. In 1983, a comic book publisher called Marvel was tasked by toy-makers, Hasbro, …

The joy of a collection that’s as unique as you are

The first few Transformers I ever owned were birthday and Christmas gifts from family. Thus, my early Transformers collection was picked out for me in a combination of what other people thought I would like, coupled with my own subtle and not-so-subtle hints. It wasn't until early 1987 that I bought my first Transformers toy …