September 28, 2022



Royal Mail unveils Augmented Actuality Transformers stamps

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Royal Mail has revealed a model new set of Augmented Actuality (AR) Transformers stamps.

The stamps pay tribute to the British contribution to the robots franchise.

They’ll can be found in eight pairs, with each pair containing one autobot and one decepticon.

The robots shall be pictured of their genuine Nineteen Eighties sorts, and may embody fan favourites equivalent to Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Megatron.

Every was created by British comic artists: Andrew Wildman (pencils); Stephen Baskerville (inks); and John-Paul Bove (colours), who’ve all contributed to the Transformers assortment.

Because the Transformers burst on to the scene in 1984, British writers and artists have made a substantial contribution to the persevering with story of the favored warring mechanoids

Matt Parkes, Royal Mail

An additional 5 stamps, launched in a miniature sheet, attribute the Dinobots – Grimlock, Snarl, Slug, Sludge and Swoop.

The stamps have been printed with UV ink, which reveals each of the character’s faction logos and names throughout the Cybertronian alphabet when shone beneath UV delicate.

Collectors can also be succesful to observe a novel AR animation – along with a clip from the distinctive animated Transformers TV assortment – by scanning the stamps using the Royal Mail app.

Matt Parkes, director of stamps and collectibles at Royal Mail, talked about that British writers and artists had made a “substantial” contribution to the Transformers franchise.

“Because the Transformers burst on to the scene in 1984, British writers and artists have made a considerable contribution to the continuing story of the favored warring mechanoids – to this present day many proceed to take action and have impressed new artists to do the identical,” he talked about.

“We’re delighted to have the ability to have a good time their work with this gorgeous set of stamps – which calls again not solely to the early comics but additionally – through the use of the Royal Mail App to set off hidden content material – the unique cartoon collection as properly.”

The stamps may be discovered to pre-order at and by calling 0345 7641 641

They’ll go on frequent sale on September 1, with the presentation pack containing all 13 stamps priced at £17.50.

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