Register / Log in

View Classic Site
Latest News
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
New-to-DVD: The 'Sabrina Down Under' Telefilm Special Event!
Tarzan
Now Available on DVD: All 3 Seasons of the 1991 Syndicated Series!
Deep Water
DVDs, Blu-rays for the 4-Part Australian Mini-Series
Teen Titans Go!
Package Art is Here for 'Season 3, Part 2: Get In, Pig Out'
Power Rangers Dino Charge (AKA Power Rangers Dino Super Charge)
DVD Release for 'The Complete Dino Charge Season'
more news
Pick of the Week
Latest Review

Family Guy
Season 14

Togetherness
The Complete 1st Season

Transformers - Package Art & Pre-Order Listings for Transformers - Complete 1st Season: 25th Anniversary Edition


No official word from Shout! Factory yet, but the box art and retails all say it's coming from them

Posted by David Lambert
3/12/2009
 
We reported a week ago that word had begun to leak out to retailers about a June 16th street date for The Transformers - The Complete 1st Season: 25th Anniversary Edition on DVD, bringing a long-awaited re-release of the first 16 half-hours of the original (and legendary) "G1" series. Retailers knew the title of this 3-disc set, and the pricing ($29.98 SRP), but there was some confusion as to which studio would be releasing it. Walmart.com said "UMVD" (Universal Music Video Distribution), which is another name for Vivendi Entertainment...a distribution company best known for getting DVDs into the retail channel on behalf of Shout! Factory. But Shout! would neither confirm or deny anything regarding this title, when asked. Or ANY titles related to Hasbro or the Sunbow library, for that matter.

So we were surprised today when an industry source, on condition of remaining anonymous, supplied us with the below 3D look at the package art for this set! As you can see, it's similar to the temp art which we brought you last time (from Walmart.com's listing), but enhanced with all of the titles and logos and such, and the key art has been corrected (Megatron was reversed on the previous image). Shout's logo, although small, is plainly seen on the lower left corner of the spine. Is it accurate artwork, or just fan-made? Well, besides the source being super-trustworthy from contributions in the past, the title has now gone up for pre-order at Amazon, and the same package art is displayed there. It's also available to pre-order at DVDEmpire, and the listings at both e-tailers say "Shout! Factory."

Here's a large look at that revised package art. The source which provided the graphic to us says that it won't be too long now before an announcement comes along which makes everything crystal clear. Stay tuned for that!

Order this title from Amazon.com

News Graphic
Pin It

Twitter Graphicfacebook Graphic
 
 


Link to this page:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Transformers-Season-1-25th-Anniversary-Ed/11484
 
All news for this show:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/shownews/Transformers/4356
 
More info on this show:
Transformers


Copyright 2001-2016
CBS Interactive
Contact us - Sitemap - Privacy Policy - Terms of Use
A CBS Interactive Site