Jean Yves Blondeau’s ski suit conjures up a lot of images. It’s sort of like a Transformer. Or The Stig for winter sports. But mostly I’m concerned about if the person wearing it is able to stop.
Considering that Transformers have been in almost continuous production as toys, cartoon characters and comic book stars since their creation 25 years ago, it's not surprising that they've undergone numerous relaunches and changes in appearance. If you can't tell your G2 from your Beast Machine, or you're wondering…
The history of Transformers is something that proves, in an odd way, how interconnected the toy world used to be. Or, to put it in simpler terms: Blame everything on G.I. Joe. That always works.
Where Do They Come From?
In every version of the franchise, our favorite Robots In Disguise come from a metallic planet called Cyberton. Cybertron's origins, however, change with the needs of each incarnation - It is either the former home planet of the Transformers' alien creators, the former body of the Transformer…
With Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen hitting screens tomorrow - unless you live in the U.K. or Japan, in which case we're jealous - it's time to brush up on your basic Cybertronian history with our easy refresher course.