I just got back from Wizard World Chicago and had a nice chat with one of the reps at the Rhino booth. Basically, all the transformer boxed sets are progressing nicely. He confirmed that Season 3, Part 1 of the Original Transformers will be coming out on October 14th (not 9/09 as has previously been reported). Part 2 should be released around January/February. After questioning, he did restate that the orginal 2.0 mix should not have the new sound effects. (We've heard that one before...) Beast Wars boxset 2 should also be out towards the beginning of the year. Beast Machines (the entire series) will then follow in March/April. Also, be on the lookout for Beast Wars at Wal*Mart. After not picking up the other Transformers Boxsets, apparently they decided to carry the season 1 set. I don't recall anything about Robots in Disguise, but he did have interesting news regarding Armada. Apparently, Rhino will be releasing single DVDs of the series in a "themed" format to be followed by box sets sometime later down the road. No info about which episodes would be included, but he did mention they will not be in any specific order... All in all, he was a really nice guy, though I don't recall his name. He did also mention that Rhino is aggressively pursuing other 80s cartoons such as Thundercats and possibly M.A.S.K. Sadly, due to a possible new live-action movie, rights to Masters of the Universe DVD releases may be a long time off no matter what company lands the licence. mike. Oh yeah, and there's another MST3K boxset lined up for Novemeber I believe. (He mentioned 3 of the 4 movies included, but they escape me right now).