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,

The Guardian has an article up on IDW’s “More Than Meets the Eye”

Serving as a nice look back on “More Than Meets the Eye” (MTMTE) before its relaunch as “Lost Light”; this article by Graham Kibble-White is a great overview of all the barriers MTMTE broke during its almost sixty issue run. It also includes some words by Author James Roberts. You can view the article in full on The Guardian’s website.

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New “Shining Lancelon” Minicon at TRU Japan

Shining Lancelon is a redeco of the Robots in Disguise Mini-Con, Lancelon but done up with a grey blade surrounding orange translucent plastic along with an Autobot scan sticker. He’s available now with any 3,000 Yen and up Transformers purchase at TRU Japan but only while supplies last. You can view the announcement at Takara-Tomy’s site here

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UW-EX Baldigus shines in new photos on Dengeki Hobby Web

Japanese supersite Dengeki Hobby Web has some great new shots of the Commandos in vehicle, robot, and combined mode(s). They offer some really nice views of their combining weapons as well. You can check out the pics below and discuss this news with your fellow fans here on the Allspark.

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New pictures of Prime 1 Beast Wars Optimus Primal statue

What is likely to be our last look at the statue before it’s in the hands of the buying public; we have some great new promotional shots of the upcoming Beast Wars Optimus Primal statue. Beast Wars has not had the best of luck as “merchandise” goes as the previous Beast Wars mini-busts by First 4 Figures never ended up […]

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Masterpiece Inferno In-hand gallery

Thanks to blacklai1979.blogspot.jp we have some great pictures of the upcoming Masterpiece release. A lot of the incredible engineering can also be seen from the head and face changing gimmick to the truly ingenious way they hide the ladder in robot mode. All that and more in this comprehensive first look. You can check out his full gallery here and […]

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Hasbro website updated with new Transformers games

They’re not exactly the most advanced things, and those wanting another cinematic gaming experience ala the High Moon games are likely to be left wanting; but they’re not the worst way to spend a couple minutes. “Titans Returns” is their version of “Missile Command” but some light strategy comes into play by being able to select a unique Robot body […]

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First pictures of Takara Legends Soundwave (LG36), Jaguar & Bullhorn (LG37) Condor & Ape Face (LG38) and Brainstorm (LG39)

TFSource has the first non-silhouetted shots of these upcoming releases. Soundwave’s Titanmaster Soundblaster (as with Legends Blaster’s Twincast) is painted much more like its namesake. He’s also sporting those cool red cartoon eyes in contrast to Hasbro’s toy accurate yellow. Jaguar looks to have a different head from the Stripes redeco Titans Return is getting. He also lost almost all […]

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2016 GIJCC & TCC Exclusive Set to Come With Blackcat & Toaster Accessories!

Thanks to information in the latest G.I. Joe Collectors’ Club magazine, we now know the full contents of the upcoming G2 dual exclusive. While we already knew about Scarlett, Dr. Biggles-Jones, Cobra Commander, Hologram Megatron, and Ratbat; the set will also feature Autobot Blackcat and Autobot Toaster! Autobot Blackcat is a redeco SDCC Exclusive Ravage figurine (the one packed with […]

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Tokyo Toy Show 2016 – Unite Warriors Computicon (Computron)

Thanks to Twitter user GENgoraw we have some new shots of Unite Warriors Computicon. The “thinking flashes” first mentioned for the combined mode are noticeably subdued on this sample. Also of note, Afterburner seems to have found a lot of the orange he was missing previously. You can discuss these changes and any others you might notice in the Tokyo […]

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Tokyo Toy Show 2016 – Masterpiece Cheetor

Hot off the plane from Japan and the (currently in progress) Tokyo Toy Show we have our first glimpse at the prototype of the next release for the Masterpiece Beast Wars series and it’s Cheetor! It looks A-mazing. We can finally put the “weird” Universe one behind us and glory at this marvel of technical engineering. He looks to come […]

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