Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
As we told you about last month, Honda is really pulling on the nostalgia strings for kids of the 1980’s with the focus on classic toys in their 2014 Happy Honda Days ad campaign. Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe all make appearances in the original grouping of commercials….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
It’s Showtime (Synergy) At IDW Publishing San Diego, CA (December 2, 2014) – IDW Publishing is excited to expand its long relationship with Hasbro and welcome JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS to the world of comic books. Starting in March 2015, Jem and company will star in their first ongoing series! The creative team bringing this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2014
Consumers invited to vote for their favorites at ToyAwards.org – now until January 11, 2015   New York, NY | November 24, 2014 – The Toy Industry Association (TIA) announced today the 83 finalists for the prestigious 2015 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) – also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry.  Between now and January 11, 2015,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2014
This week Hasbro released some more press images, this time for the next waves of their 6″ Star Wars Black line.  All of these figures and sets were announced over the Summer at San Diego Comic Con 2014.    Bounty hunter Bossk and Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguise are in the regular, single figure line.  Hoth…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2014
As part of their “Happy Honda Days” Holiday 2014 ad campaign Honda is pulling on your nostalgia strings with a series of ads starting vintage toys and characters such as Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe.   You can see the current series of ads here: Remember that sheer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 10, 2014
Hasbro has released new images of their upcoming Avenger’s themed Marvel Legends wave.   This wave, which will be hitting soon features and Odin AND an alternate King Thor (head and axe) build-a-figure when you collect all 7 figures.   All figures in this wave have a build-a-figure part included.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
This week we were contacted by  Christopher Ibbitt, who has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to produce a printed collectors guide for Hasbro’s 1987 Visionaries Knights of the Magical Light toy line and are looking to spread the word about the project.   They have comic veteran Bob Hall working on some snazzy cover art and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
Gifts that harken back to times past and make adults remember the little kid that’s still inside are lining the shelves at Target stores and Target.com this season thanks to a new, exclusive Limited Time Only toy collection.   Target’s Limited Time Only collection of 12 toys will be a hit with kids and collectors,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
Sorry this episode is a little later than expected. I’ve been a bit busy trying to rally 40,000 collectors to make their voice heard by Toys R Us over this Breaking Dad toy controversy. It’s taken up a lot of my week, but it’s been well worth it as we have quadruple the signatures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
MP-11SW MASTERPIECE SKYWARP EXCLUSIVE Masterpiece Skywarp is now available for pre-order and is listed at $199.99. APS-03 DECEPTICON BARRICADE & SOUNDWAVE TWO-PACK The most popular Decepticons are back! Included in the two-pack are Barricade with Frenzy and Soundwave with Laserbeak and Mr. Gould. It is listed at $144.99. Q TRANSFORMERS SERIES – SETS, SINGLES These…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2014
The legendary mash-up is now out on iOS with an exclusive TELEPODS product line – the Android version to follow ESPOO, Finland – October 15th, 2014 – Angry Birds Transformers is here! Starting today the Angry Birds Transformers mobile game will be available in Apple App Store, to be followed by the Android version on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2014
This afternoon at the Transformers: Robots in Disguise panel at New York Comic Con, Hasbro Studios showed off two exciting new clips from the new animated series, coming to Cartoon Network in the U.S. in 2015. Hasbro Studios guests and voice actors including Will Friedle (Bumblebee), Constance Zimmer (Strongarm), Khary Payton (Grimlock) and Mitchell Whitfield…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2014
Our Day 1 New York Comic Con 2014 galleries are now live for your perusal.   Our team spent the whole day shooting all the booths, all the toys, all the cosplay and even some lovely shots of “The Big Apple!” Our day one galleries include: Captain Action Cosplay Dark Horse Comics DC Collectibles Diamond…

 

by Cesar Zamora
October 8, 2014
New York Comic Con starts tomorrow officially, but Hasbro is having a private, pre-show press event going on right now… and our man Cesar is there taking pictures and talking with the Hasbro crew! MARVEL Infinite Series  4″ MARVEL’S 3.75” INFINITE SERIES Action Figures Wave 2 (Ages: 4 & up /Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Spring…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Happy National Podcast Day everybody!  Thank you for listening and sharing it with us here at the Geek Shall Inherit podcast!   If you dig what we do on GSi this would be the perfect opportunity to recommend us to a friend on this national day of podcast celebration.  We love talking all things pop culture with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2014
Last week, Mr. Anne, the toy buyer for Walgreens, the man responsible for all the awesome new exclusive action figures that we have been seeing (and waiting to see) at Walgreen’s Pharmacies, took to twitter to give hope to frustrated fans looking for the recently released 6″ Star Wars Black Prototype (white) Boba Fett figure:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2014
  Glendale, Calif. (September 22, 2014) — Disney Consumer Products has unveiled an intergalactic assortment of products celebrating the release of Star Wars Rebels, the new Disney XD animated television series which debuts October 3rd on Disney Channel and continues on Disney XD starting October 13th. With all new exciting adventures and memorable new characters, Star Wars Rebels will introduce…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
  Karen Traviss Leads A Bold New Series San Diego, CA (August 27, 2014) – Acclaimed British military science-fiction author Karen Traviss reignites the G.I. JOE franchise with an all-new series. Filled with the kind of gritty realism fans of the author have come to expect, this new take on G.I. JOE is guaranteed to please…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2014
BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT STATUE – BATMAN Batman is ready to toss a batarang in this new 9.5″ tall statue based on the video game. It is listed at $99.99, saving you $25 off of the MSRP. DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS STATUES RESTOCK A few of the more popular DC Bombshells are back up for pre-order. They…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2014
IDW Publishing, Hasbro, And Heritage Auctions Help Give Kids The World San Diego, CA (August 11, 2014) – The Heritage Auctions for the one-of-a-kind variant of IDW’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #12 and the original cover artwork by fan-favorite Sara Richard closed on August 9 raising a total of $8,750*, with the one-of-a-kind variant ending…

 

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