The Unofficial Guide to Vintage Transformers

Author: Rik Alvarez
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764354410
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For many years, the Transformers have been a staple of pop culture. As new and old collectors seek to enhance their knowledge of this toy line, this book provides a wide view of the Transformers action figures from their earliest incarnations, their journey through the 1980s, and culminating with the Beast Wars in the 1990s. Extremely well researched, this guide provides information on the development of the figures while explaining their key features, along with showcasing many figure variations. Featuring images of figures both in and out of package, yearly product listings for easy reference, and pricing examples for many key items, this book is a great tool for reintroducing yourself or getting familiar with these toys from the past.

The Unofficial Guide to Transformers

Author: J. E. Alvarez
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764313646
Format: PDF, ePub
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What is a Transformer? "A toy that through a series of changes can alter its form from a vehicle to a robot." This ground-breaking book, now in its new and improved second edition, presents these incredible changing figures of the 1980s and '90s in over 500 color photos with descriptions and an up-to-date price guide. The history of these toys is presented, from the early Diaclone, Diacrone, and Micronautsof Japan through the emergence of Hasbro's Transformerscreations to the Transmetals and Fuzors of the late nineties. This immensely popular guide belongs in the library of every action figure collector.

Transformers

Author: Simon Furman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781405320382
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Get the lowdown on the Robots in Disguise Open the funky foil jacket and enter the fantastic world of the mechanical marvels and discover the history of Transformers as toys, television, film and comic-book characters. From Optimus Prime to Keller, follow every robot's story: their origins, abilities, weapons, and exactly how each Transformer changes from robot to vehicle mode. Enter the giant space Ark and explore an in-depth plan which takes you right inside. Find out how the Transformers' war began in Cybertron's distant past, and how they came into being, plus much more. A transforming read for any fan.

Totally Tubular 80s Toys

Author: Mark Bellomo
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440212826
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Filled with super rad toys and bodacious memories, Totally Tubular '80s Toys is a righteous ride back in time when Madonna ruled and Spinal Tap amplifiers went to 11. You'll find everything from He-Man to Cabbage Patch Kids, Trivial Pursuit to Rubik's Cube, Transformers to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Pac-Man to Mario Bros Donkey Kong-as well as lots of fun and smiles. You'll enjoy:&break;&break; A Year-by-year look at the greatest toys of the '80s &break; Awesome color photos featuring more than 500 fabulous toys and period shots of the people who made the decade gnarly Lists of the top 10 TV shoes, movies, and music for each year &break;&break;As Keanu Reeves put it more than 30 times in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, "Whoa!"

Transformers

Author: Simon Furman
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9780756630133
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A guide to the motion picture looks at the characters, their personalities, roles, and what they can change into.

Warman s Action Figures Field Guide

Author: Mark Bellomo
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9780896894204
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From G.I. Joe to the X-Men nothing has fueled more hours of childhood fun that action figures, but the excitement of action figures also drives one of the largest growing areas in toy collecting. This pocket-sized guide with its 250+ stunning color photos and up-to-date values gives collectors a handy and reliable resource. This action-packed field guide: &break;&break;Offers collectors looking to buy or sell in the more than 110,000 online action figure auctions easy access to identification and value information &break;&break;Provides collectors with detailed color photos, identifying descriptions and history on some of the great action figure toys &break;&break;Allows experienced collectors to easily introduce their favorite hobby to would-be collectors &break;&break;Just like the action figures, there's nothing small about the details collectors will find in this reference.

Transformers Vault

Author: Pablo Hidalgo
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9780810998681
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents an illustrated look at the history of the Transformers brand, beginning with the Hasbro toys and moving on to consider the comic books, television shows, video games, merchandise, and films that they inspired.

The Transformers Legacy

Author: Jim Sorenson
Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc
ISBN: 9781613779439
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Remember the thrill of tearing open a gift on Christmas morning, discovering a brand-new Transformer in a shiny new box? While the toys were amazing in their own right, what made the packages stand head-and-shoulders above the myriad competing action figures on shelves was the stunning box art. Transformers: Legacy collects hundreds of beautifully airbrushed paintings from the iconic first decade of The Transformers. Hasbro, Takara, and private collectors opened their archives, yielding an unparalled level of quality. Essays and interviews from the original illustrators give unprecedented insight into the process behind the art. This book is chock-full of extras, including never-before-seen artwork from toys that never were, original design sketches, catalog artwork, and more.

Tomart s Encyclopedia of Action Figures

Author: Sally Ann Berk
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 9781579120092
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The only book of its kind on the market, a comprehensive encyclopedia of toy action figures provides information on the characters and dimensions, special features, packaging, manufacturers, and sellers, along with 1,001 color photographs.