Issue 45 focuses on a recap of BotCon 2012. If you were at the show, a great review, and if you weren't, a very cool extended glimpse at what BotCon is all about! We also spotlight two more MTMTE profiles, Windbreaker and Flamefeather, showcase our final 2012 installment of the Allspark Almanac Addendum and in the current comic story "A Flash Forward", the master plan of the Cybertronian known as "Jhiaxus" is finally revealed!
- On the cover: Photograph of Swoop, Breakdown, and Blitzwing cosplayers from BotCon 2012.
- Brian's Bytes and Bolts, From the Editor's Desk (inside cover)
- BotCon 2012 Re-cap!! (p. 3-5)
- "A Flash Forward, Part 3" - comic story (pp. 6-11)
- Profile: Windbreaker (p. 12)
- Profile: Flamefeather (p. 13)
- The AllSpark Almanac Addendum (pp. 14-15)
- Transformers I.Q. trivia, Recordicons, Transformers I.Q. Last Issue Review (p. 16)