Allspark Interview with Hasbro Brand Team on Power of the Primes

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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

Our reporters sat down with the Hasbro brand team during HASCON 2017 to talk about the direction for the Power of the Primes line. Highlights include a definitive answer on the final color of Swoop’s chest, a definitive answer to FIRRIB vs. RIRFIB, the definitive creation of Slash, and a less definitive answer on the future of Star Saber!

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FlameToys Tarn and Optimus Prototypes Plus Star Saber Announcement

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Naas has been a member of the Allspark community since 2010, whom many of our regulars will recognize as NotVeryKnightly on the forums. While never really keeping up with the current media Naas has a consistent and long lasting interest in the Transformers themselves.

From the Twitter account of licensed figure maker FlameToys, is a prototype image of Tarn, their second Transformers-based action figure (the first being Drift) and a heavily stylized Optimus Prime (based on an illustration by Akira Amemiya of Japanese animation studio TRIGGER) which is set to be the first of a model kit line. FlameToys also announced Star Saber as their action […]

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Transformers and Fantasy: A Retrospective

Mike

Mike

Mike's been a fan of Transformers since the G2 days, and was one of the only nine year olds to sympathize with "TRUKK NOT MUNKY!"
He also like the Primes. All of them.
Mike

Transformers: The Last Knight opens in less than two weeks. To celebrate I’ll be examining the connective tissue between the Transformers brand and the fantasy genre.    

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Star Saber and Deathsaurus Rip Into Transformers: EARTH WARS

Greg

Greg

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.
Greg

Transformers: Earth Wars announces their most fierce update yet. Check out the official release below, as well as two new cards featuring Star Saber and Deathsaurus in all their hi-res glory!

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New LG-35 Super Ginrai Image

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Jason (Onyx Minor) has been a contributor of News and Content since 2007.He is a fan of beast modes, multilingualism and Jammie Dodgers.

TakaraTomy’s twitter account @TF_pr is at it again, this time posting an image of LG-35 Super Ginrai alongside Cerebros from LG-31 Fortress Maximus and MP-24 Star Saber.  The image gives us a great look at what is likely the production run of the toy, and how it compares in size.  

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Perfect Effect MP Star Saber Upgrade Set

Matt

Matt

News and Content at Allspark
Shattered enjoys a focus on comic-centric Transformers fiction and has an eclectic palate when it comes to toy releases. He is an expat currently residing in Canada.
Matt

Third party group Perfect Effect have previewed their newest offering, an upgrade set for MP-24 Star Saber. The set features a slightly better rendering of the Brain of Courage mini-figure and a pair of replacement (metal?) blades for the sword accessory. Is this a must-get, or are they just guiding the lily? Pics after the jump.

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BBTS News: Arkham Knight, Star Wars, MP Transformers, Halo 5, Age of Ultron, Mortal Kombat & More!

Newsletter March 24, 2015 BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT PLAY ARTS KAI – 11” BATMAN This super cool, highly detailed 11” Batman figure by Square Enix places heavy emphasis on the fine details from Batman: Arkham Knight. The batsuit is painted with a metallic sheen with scuffs and weathering with sculpting that gives the realistic impression of a human being. The cape […]

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In-Hand Pics of MP-24 Star Saber

Greg

Greg

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.
Greg

While pictures of this guy have been floating around for quite a while, Duoduogreentea of TFND has posted an entire gallery of in-hand images of the latest Masterpiece figure to be released — MP-24 Star Saber! This gallery provides a good look at the transformation process and the impressive range of motion in the joints. If you’re still on the fence about […]

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Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber In-Package Images, Transformers Asia Exclusive Coin

Robot Kingdom have posted new images of Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber in box, as well as a couple images of the Transformers Asia exclusive coin sold alongside the toy in the Asia market (outside of Japan). Transformers Asia have also added new information about and their own new images of the coin on their own website, which will be available […]

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