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Batteries not Included

Quality
HD
Season
5
Year:
2016
Some of the most accomplished toy, game, and content creators from the...
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Cast & Crew
Director
Josh Folan
Cast
Bob Budiansky
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"Autobots Transform and Roll Out" with Bob Budiansky
"Autobots Transform and Roll Out" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 1
Year:
2016
Runtime:
6 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob talks about how he initially was tasked with bringing the Transformers universe to life by former Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter.
"Name that Transformer" with Bob Budiansky
"Name that Transformer" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 2
Year:
2016
Runtime:
7 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob talks about his writing process, which Autobot was modeled in the likeness of Clint Eastwood, why Optimus Prime is iconic, and the Dinobots.
"He Wrote the Book on Transformers" with Bob Budiansky
"He Wrote the Book on Transformers" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 3
Year:
2016
Runtime:
8 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Budiansky breaks down the transition of the Transformers comic from the four-issue miniseries to a monthly book, and passing the book off to another writer after issue 55.
"Transformers Reading Series: New World Order" with Bob Budiansky
"Transformers Reading Series: New World Order" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 4
Year:
2016
Runtime:
3 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob reads his own words from the first issue of Transformers he wrote, via the compendium fellow BNI interviewee Mark Bellomo contributed to, Transformers Classics Vol. 1.
"Transformers Reading Series: Optimus Prime" with Bob Budiansky
"Transformers Reading Series: Optimus Prime" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 5
Year:
2016
Runtime:
4 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob reads the full original draft of the Optimus Prime character profile he scribbled on the front and back of a piece of legal pad paper and submitted to Hasbro back in 1983.
"Transformers Reading Series: Megatron" with Bob Budiansky
"Transformers Reading Series: Megatron" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 6
Year:
2016
Runtime:
5 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob talks about how he fought for Megatron, and reads the full original draft of the character profile he scribbled onto a legal pad and submitted to Hasbro back in 1983.
"The Sleepwalker Story" with Bob Budiansky
"The Sleepwalker Story" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 7
Year:
2016
Runtime:
9 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob takes us through the full life cycle of his Marvel Comics monthly book brainchild, "Sleepwalker."
"My Pen Pal Stan Lee" with Bob Budiansky
"My Pen Pal Stan Lee" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 8
Year:
2016
Runtime:
6 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob talks about getting Transformers fan mail from Stan Lee, editing Stan's work on Solarman, and going Hollywood with him.
"Snubbing Joe Camel" with Bob Budiansky
"Snubbing Joe Camel" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 9
Year:
2016
Runtime:
10 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob delves into the inner workings of the special projects committee at Marvel, the NFL's short-lived foray into comic books with SuperPro, and being appalled by Camel cigarette company's efforts to reach Marvel's audience base.
"You Can Judge A Book By Its Cover" with Bob Budiansky
"You Can Judge A Book By Its Cover" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 10
Year:
2016
Runtime:
7 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
We are taken through the evolution of a Transformers comic book cover at Marvel, and Bob explains what makes a good cover.
"Nostalgia" with Bob Budiansky
"Nostalgia" with Bob Budiansky
Episode
Episode 11
Year:
2016
Runtime:
6 Min
Audio:
English
Subtitles:
English
Bob answers the question every Batteries interviewee is asked - what does Nostalgia mean to him?