It’s Toy Fair times again and we’re finally getting looks at all sorts of things. Including this fellow, Rescue Bots Optimus Primal. A rescue-dinosaur upgrade for Optimus Prime coming in Season 2 of the cartoon.

I just love this idea okay. Actually, the whole cast is getting dinosaur forms that take elements from their previous vehicle forms. It’s pretty fantastic.

Manga Studio, Photoshop.


Hidetsugu Yoshioka draws (some of) your favorite Beast Wars Transformers in the startling SECOND DIMENSION! I think the top scene is meant to evoke the episode “Chain of Command” - which, in retrospect, probably also influenced this other Yoshioka piece.

Scans from the inside cover flaps of a Japanese Beast Wars guidebook.