HASCON: Threat or Menace?

Steve

Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
Steve

  Ever since Fun Publications lost the Transformers license and Hasbro decided to run their own convention, fans couldn’t help but compare what Hasbro is offering to what BotCon has given us in the past. Did Hasbro bite off more than they could chew with HASCON? Should have Hasbro let Fun Publications continue being the Transformers license holders for another […]

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HASCON Attendance 50% Off At Groupon!

Travis

Travis

Travis Robinson has been a member of the fan community since 2001 and a member of the Allspark staff since 2002. Originally a fan of Generation 1 he's been a fan of the franchise all the way to Prime. You might notice Travis posting as Wheelimus on the Allspark forums!
Travis

We have some news that is going to simultaneously thrill the part of our community that was on the fence about HASCON because of the cost and shock the part who had long ago per-registered you can now buy attendance for 50% off thanks to a special from Groupon! Continue reading for the link!

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Transformers star Mark Wahlberg to appear at HASCON!

Chris

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.
Chris

There’s some serious star power storming into HASCON next month, as we’ve just received word that Mark Wahlberg will be attending not just one, but TWO events are part of the convention, including the Saturday evening dinner alongside Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Stan Bush, and others!

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IDW Publishing Transformers Panel at TFNation Coverage

Travis

Travis

Travis Robinson has been a member of the fan community since 2001 and a member of the Allspark staff since 2002. Originally a fan of Generation 1 he's been a fan of the franchise all the way to Prime. You might notice Travis posting as Wheelimus on the Allspark forums!
Travis

Allspark reporter Jalaguy is attending the TFNation convention and has been live Tweeting the IDW Transformers panel. We have lots of news on upcoming storylines and events, so please be aware that there are spoilers ahead!

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Expanded HASCON Guest List

David

David

Forum Moderator at allspark.com
David has been an active member on The Allspark Forums since April 27, 2012. He mainly collects smaller Transformers, including Kabaya's candy toys.
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The first ever HASCON is now just 30 days away and the guest list continues to grow. Check out the latest press release for all the new names and a rundown of what’s been announced so far.

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Transformers Pedal Go Karts from Hasbro and Hauck

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

Keep your junior Transformers fans active with new pedal-powered go karts featuring Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, “Transforming the world of Go Karting from the planet Cybertron”!

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Hasbro Joins the Fidget Craze with “Fidget Its” Line of Fidget Spinners and Cubes

Magellan

Magellan

Magellan Mulligan has been a fan of Transformers for nearly as long as he can remember. He started taking a serious interest in Transformers near the tail end of G2, but it was Beast Wars that truly solidified his love for the franchise. He's been part of the online fan community since the late 90's, but has made the Allspark his primary home for the last several years under the username Vexwing.
Magellan

Do you think adding more fidget products to the market would be beating a dead horse? Well how about a pony? Hasbro has thrown their hat into the fidget ring with Fidget Its, featuring some of their proprietary and licensed properties.

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Hasbro Toy Shop: Free Shipping!

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

August: Adjective. “Inspiring admiration; of supreme grandeur; majestic”. Also, free shipping on Hasbro Toy Shop orders! 

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Transformers Collectors Club Store Open to All!

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

If you ever wanted to go crazy in the Transformers Collectors Club store but found the membership cost daunting, unshop no more! The store is packed with exclusive Club items and they’re now available to everyone! Yes, even you!

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Stretch Armstrong Coming To Netflix

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

There have been rumblings for some time about new life for Hasbro’s Stretch Armstrong, and CBR has confirmed that his revival is almost upon us: 26 episodes of Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters will hit Netflix later this year. 

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Infernocus Combiner Video Review

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

The Youtubular Chefatron has posted another video review, showcasing the eagerly awaited combiner Infernocus from Transformers: The Last Knight. Uniting the Transformers Prime Abominus repaints Rapture, Thrash, Gorge and Glug is new-mold torso Skulk who adds considerable bulk to what was previously quite a petite gestalt. 

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Hasbro Earnings up by $12 Million in Q2 2017

Jonesy

Jonesy

Luke Jones is a Transformers guy! Sometimes he calls himself "Dracula." It's because he thinks it's funny. He lives in Arkansas and likes cats, hiking, and Famicom.
Jonesy

We interrupt a day of exciting photo leaks to report the good news that Hasbro is still turning profits. According to a press release sent out by the publicly traded company today, earnings increased 30 percent since the same quarter of 2016 to a total of $67 million. More details for the financially minded after the jump.

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Behind the Scenes Images of Transformers: the Last Knight Products!

Magellan

Magellan

Magellan Mulligan has been a fan of Transformers for nearly as long as he can remember. He started taking a serious interest in Transformers near the tail end of G2, but it was Beast Wars that truly solidified his love for the franchise. He's been part of the online fan community since the late 90's, but has made the Allspark his primary home for the last several years under the username Vexwing.
Magellan

Design sketches, CAD renders, and gray models! Oh, my! Hasbro Pulse has posted a wealth of behind the scenes product development images for some of their new and upcoming Transformers: the Last Knight products.

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Transformers Generations: Power of the Primes Stock Renders!

Chris

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.
Chris

Fresh on the heels of showing off the figures at SDCC this morning, Hasbro has shared a small gallery of promotional stock photos/renders of some of the upcoming figures!

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SDCC Exclusives Hitting Hasbro Toy Shop on August 14

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
Tim

We knew that Hasbro expected to have some stock available for fans who couldn’t make it to SDCC, and now thanks to Allsparker Daniel Adkins, we have a date. Hasbro posted listings confirming that orders for the amazing Revolution box and the Primitive Skateboarding Optimus Prime will be open from August 14. 

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