50% off IDW sale at Comixology until 05/22/15

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MrBlud is one of the "highly esteemed" moderators of Transformers Discussion and the Convention forum here on the Allspark. He also occasionally helps post news articles. He likes both the robots and the ponies and would probably cop to liking G.I Joe too if you corner him,

Long purveyors of quality Transformers fiction (with a few exceptions) IDW is having a sale through Comixology. ANY issue released before 05/14/15 on their website can be snagged for half price when you input the code “IDW” at the Cart Page. This isn’t limited to just Transformers either, My Little Pony, G.I. Joe, even properties not licensed out by Hasbro. […]

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Diamond Shipping List for March 25th

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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There’s only one Transformers comic headed your way next week, but it’s sure to be a doozy. There will be a couple of My Little Pony titles for those who are into that kinda thing, and IDW Publishing also has the first ish of their new Jem & the Holograms series!

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Jem And The Holograms News – First Image from Live Action Movie, Kimber and Stormer’s Relationship In Comics Confirmed

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For fans of Jem and the Holograms, there’s a couple of news items that have hit over the past couple of days. For starters, our very first look at the live action movie characters and costumes have come via Elle Magazine’s March 2015 issue. The magazine has published the first image of Jem (portrayed by Aubrey Peeples) and her band […]

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Everything You Want To Know About Hasbro’s Media and Content Strategy

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Galen has been a member of the Allspark staff since 2007, has a background in project management, and leads children's charity fundraising efforts in our fan community.
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Adweek has an incredibly detailed article up which looks in-depth at Hasbro’s media and content business strategies, what has led them to huge success, and how they’re learning from missteps to find even greater success! It’s an honest look, including candid behind-the-scenes accounts from people who worked on The Hub, and should make any fan of Hasbro brands feel completely […]

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We’re the Misfits, our artwork is better!

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Chris

Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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IDW has given fans of Jem their first glimpse the new-look Misfits, as series writer Kelly Thompson and artist Ross Campbell sit down for an interview with io9.

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IDW Shows off Truly Outrageous Jem and the Holograms 1st Issue Cover

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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80s glam rock heroes Jem and the Holograms are BACK in the upcoming comic from IDW Publishing!

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New Honda Holiday Videos Continue 80’s Toy Flashback

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You’ve probably seen Honda first batch of holiday videos featuring all sorts of toys from your childhood (if you haven’t, check out our previous article). Now Honda has three new Happy Honda Days videos that continue to bring on the nostalgia! The first video is Jem and G.I. Joe Singing Fa La La La Love, the second is Gumby and […]

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Happy Honda Days Celebrate All Those Toys You Knew and Loved as a Kid.

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The Honda YouTube channel has a new series of ads as marketing for the company’s annual “Happy Honda Days” campaign this holiday season. The ads feature a myriad of toys, action figures and dolls from the 1970’s and 1980’s praising the Honda vehicle highlighted in the ad. From G.I. Joe and Jem, to Master of the Universe’s Skeletor and He-Man, […]

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IDW tweets the Truly Outrageous from NYCC

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Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.
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Showtime, Synergy! As far as announcements go, it’s not much to go on, but at the same time, it is. IDW Publishing just tweeted an image featuring none other than glam rocker Jem, simply hashtagged #NYCC.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014 – July 23 Preview Night Photos from Hasbro, IDW & More

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Tiffany has been helping to provide news and content for The Allspark for several years, such as coverage from San Diego Comic-Con and contents from Japanese Transformers-related reading materials.
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Bah-weep-Graaaaagnah wheep ni ni bong from sunny San Diego Comic-Con 2014! Here’s a bevy of pictures from Hasbro, IDW Publishing, Shout! Factory and a few other booths of Preview Night from Comic-Con International! Also, don’t forget that if you’re going to do online orders at HasbroToyShop.com, use the promo code “COMIC2014” to get 10% off your purchase, but only for […]

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SDCC 2014 Rockin’ Romance Jem! Doll Exclusive

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Greg is the owner and operator of The Allspark website and social media. Since 1999, The Allspark has provided up to date news, information and discussion about Transformers, Comics, Video Games and everything in between.
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More SDCC 2014 Exclusive news from Hasbro, this time for Jem! Fans. Here’s a sneak peek of this year’s Rockin’ Romance Jem! Exclusive.  At $139.99 even the price is truly outrageous, but given the resurgence of Jem’s popularity thanks to the synergy of the upcoming live action movie, fans of the character should be pleased. You’ll be able to pick […]

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Welcome to Iacon: More Than Just Transformers

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Eric has been a member of the Allspark since 2003 and is active primarily in the Iacon Art Gallery. He's most well known for his work on the community's Allspark Sourcebook where he coordinated a vast catalogue of the Allspark's resident Transformers Fan Characters. He's typically known as the 'profile guy' these days. In his day job he draws weather maps for around the world for AccuWeather.
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Here at the Allspark we’re thrilled to call a large number of extremely talented artists members. And while we’re primarily a Transformers site, as if often the case we’ve all got a wide variety of interests beside our favorite living transforming death machines. In the Iacon Art Gallery, artists present not only amazing works of on-topic matter in digital format, […]

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