BBTS Sponsor News: One:12 Batman, The Walking Dead, Magneto, T-Shirts, Zelda Umbrella, Kitchenware & More!

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

This week’s newsletter from BigBadToyStore includes preorders for Masterpiece and Legends figures (including Targetmaster Hot Rod and Overlord respectively), Mezco One:12 Batman, and – kitchenware?

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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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BBTS Sponsor News: Marvel Legends, Pokemon, SDCC, Takara Transformers, Street Fighter, Overwatch & More!

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

This week’s newsletter from site sponsor BigBadToyStore includes preorders for Marvel Knights Legends Wave 1, upcoming Diaclone and Transformers Legends items, and a host of others, as well as in-stock new arrivals from Medicom Toy’s Legend of Zelda Ultra Detail Figure Link to Titans Return Seaspray!

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New Details on HASCON from Hasbro

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’ve received new information on the Hasbro brand experience at HASCON, including what you can expect to see from the Transformers brand as well as Play-Doh, Dungeons & Dragons, My Little Pony, NERF, Magic The Gathering, G.I. Joe, Marvel, and Star Wars. Continue reading for the details!

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Weird Al and Other Transformers Alumni Join Hollywood Walk of Fame

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 Hollywood Walk of Fame’s Class of 2018 has been announced and it’s a big year for Transformers fans. In the Recording category we have Weird Al Yankovic, who dared us to be stupid in Transformers: The Movie and later lent his voice to a garbage truck as Transformers: Animated‘s Wreck-Gar. 

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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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Even More Cyber Weekend Sales at Entertainment Earth

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

A few minutes ago Entertainment Earth updated their Cyber Weekend specials with even more deals. You can check out all the deals, but we’ve listed some of our favorite deals below. Check them out while you can, as this sale is Saturday and Sunday only (and some of these are already out of or low stock items)

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Additional Photos of the Hasbro Preview Dinner Event

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

Lighting wasn’t the best here so some of these are kind of dark and purpley (which I suppose is fine for us :D) – We’ve got some additional photos including some My Little Pony, Star Wars and Marvel pics. Thanks to Frank Todaro for the boots on the ground reporting (And be sure to stay tuned into Twitter for more of his […]

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Build Your Own Life-Sized Functioning BB-8 Out of Mostly Garbage

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

If you’ve got some old newspapers, a beach ball, some used up deodorant sticks and some styrofoam laying around you might be asking yourself, “Why do I have all this garbage laying around?” — Well, now you can answer yourself by saying “Oh, it’s to build fully functioning model robots!”

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Touching Star Wars Fan Film “Kara” That Fits Perfectly Into The Star Wars Universe

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

I love it that we live in a day and age where a fan film can look as good or even better than a big budget venture. Check out Joe Sill’s film “Kara” below. A Whitelist Production (whitelist.tv). KARA is a short fan film set in the Star Wars universe. Written and Directed by: Joe Sill Producer: Westin Ray Executive […]

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Forget about Rey – Where’s Matt the Radar Tech?

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

It was only a matter of time before someone whipped up a custom concept for the SNL parody of The Force Awakens and Undercover Boss in which Adam Driver reprised the role of Kylo Ren posing as a radar technician named Matt to get an idea of what goes on in the lower levels of the Death Star.

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Where Are The Rey Toys??? I’ll Tell You Where

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

Truth be told, I was planning on doing an article on this myself after seeing some of the disappointing knee-jerk click bait pieces popping up on social media. Obviously, women being underrepresented in mainstream toy lines is an issue, and has been for some time. BUT, things are getting better and not every absence of a particular character is a […]

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Sneak Peek at Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series C-3PO from The Force Awakens

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

Although you may not recognize him because of his red arm, this image is of C-3PO from the Star Wars Black series. Hasbro posted this image this morning with no other commentary. Click below for the pic. And be sure to check out both our SPOILER and NON-SPOILER Star Wars: The Force Awakens threads on the forums. 

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IDW to Collect Al Williamson’s Classic Star Wars in Artist’s Edition

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

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens now in theatres, there’s no shortage of Star Wars merch and stuff out there. Good news, fans… IDW has something truly special coming your way in 2016.

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