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.

The History of the Pre-Transformers Diaclone Toys Explained

For many long time fans of  Transformers it may be apparent that the Transformers themselves weren’t completely new. Everything from the first few years of the original Transformers line, known now as Generation One or “G1”, were repurposed from many of the Japanese Diaclone toys that were create by and produced exclusively by Takara.

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Transformers Earthrise Bluestreak Walgreens Exclusive Back In Stock

For those who missed the first wave of Earthrise Bluestreak being on stock at Walgreens’ website, now is your chance for another go at it. This time on the order page it states that these are NOT available in stores. As is the case with most store exclusive shell games, this may or may not be in stock at any […]

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Transformers Gigawatt Now Available for Pre-Order

The re-release of the sought after Transformers Gigawatt is now available on various platforms. A few have been reported as “Sold Out” but it has been traditional that these items tend to become available in waves so the best thing to do is keep checking back at these outlets from time to time. Thanks to Allsparker Powered Convoy for compiling […]

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Renegade Game Studios Partner Up With Hasbro With Transformers, G.I. Joe, and My Little Pony

On the heels of the demise of the Transformers Collectible Card Game that had been available from Hasbro owned Wizards of the Coast for the past 2 years (2018-2020), it looks like a new contender may be on the horizon to offer Transformers related gaming products along with G.I. Joe and My Little Pony. Renegade Game Studios have announced today […]

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What the #Funko? More #Transformers Retro Pops! Coming Soon

Sometimes I think that with Toys “R” Us out of the picture (at least in the US) all the other companies that sell toys are like ganglords competing in a turf war to see who gets to sell what. But I digress – On September 18, 2020 Funko has announced on their Twitter some new toys that are Pops! but […]

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Pre-Orders for Walmart’s Netflix War for Cybertron Siege Figures Has Been Delayed For Some

In some news that was to be expected given the overall situation in the world right now with the COVID-19 pandemic, some users are getting emails from Walmart informing them that their pre-order status has been delayed in being shipped to them. Read on to find out more.

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Bots and Brackets Game Promoted by BotCon

BotCon, BWTF, Unicron.com and others have just joined forces to bring you some fun for your time at home. BotCon has just released a message about a bracket style game with great prizes included for those who fill out their brackets and guess the winners correctly. Just fill out your brackets and send them to [email protected] to be entered. Here […]

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Toy Fair 2020 Interview with Ben Montano and John Warden

Following up from our Toy Fair 2020 fun, here’s the interview done by the staff (DBuster Prime, SoS and onyxminor) over at the Hasbro event on Saturday, February 23 2020. Please forgive the audio quality as it was a very busy event and there’s a lot of background noise, but otherwise, enjoy!  

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Kickstarter – ToyRobot Magazine

It’s been a while since I’ve found a Kickstarter that I thought warranted any coverage, but I happened to stumble across this one going on now. It’s called ToyRobot Magazine and like many of today’s offerings it has gotten on board the nostalgia train to recapture those feelings from the olden days of the 90s.

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Hasbro Pulse Live Stream at 1:30pm ET

The Hasbro Pulse live stream is about to begin. You can check it out on their Facebook page but for convenience we’ve embedded it below if Facebook isn’t your thing.  

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