The Story of Bumblebee – Part 1

Bumblebee has been one of the most popular Transformers since his introduction in 1984. Join us in this series about this Autobot’s origins as a toy and his start in the cartoon and comic books.

Captain Kyle takes you on a journey that follows Bumblebee from his Microman/MicroChange origins to his various incarnations as both a Generation One and Generation Two Autobot. Chronicling his story and toy versions from 1984 to 1995, this is the first chapter in the ongoing story of Bumblebee. Includes a special appearance by Transformer creator Bob Budiansky.

If you are interested in learning about the cartoon from the perspective of Bumblebee’s voice actor Dan Gilvezan, check out his book called Bumblebee and Me: My Life as a G1 Transformer. Available through this link:

About Kyle Williamson

"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.

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