Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2015
TF15HasMashJURASSIC-WORLD-HERO-1 We are entering the season of toy companies reaching out to the big media outlets to announce new products ahead of Toy Fair.   You will be seeing a lot of this in the coming weeks.   Today, we have Hasbro announcing several new entries into their kid-friendly MASHERS customizeable figure line, including Jurassic World,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2015
prhi-gonk-group-01 Can’t wait for Hasbro to bring you more 6″ scale droids? Always wanted a Gonk in a rainbow of fruit flavors?  Want to give 3-D printed action figures a try?   Then  Prometheus Rising Studios has you covered on all of those fronts.   They have announced a weekend sale of their custom 6″ scale power…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2015
Transformers Logo 3 Fans Can Soon Create an All New Transformers Character in “Fan Built Combiner Poll”   Pawtucket, R.I. (January 15, 2015) —TRANSFOMERS fans around the world are invited to help create a new character for the popular TRANSFORMERS brand — but not just any character. Following on the heels of the 30th anniversary “Fan Built Bot”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2015
DCCJusticeLeague7pk Today, Diamond Distributors, via their Toy Chest page, released their annual list of the top 50 selling/ordered toys in the Direct Market for 2014.    So you know that that means… SPREADSHEETS!!!!   The greatest heroes of the DC Universe come together in DC Collectibles’ The New 52: Justice League Action Figure 7-Pack Boxed Set, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2015
BBTSLogo TRANSFORMERS MP-21G MASTERPIECE G2 BUMBLEBEE Bumblebee has received a new chromed yellow paintjob in his G2 incarnation.  It appears to include a jetpack and alternate faces, and we have it listed at $64.99. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK12027&mode=retail TRANSFORMERS MP-10 MASTERPIECE CONVOY/OPTIMUS PRIME WITH TRAILER REISSUE This reissue includes Roller, Spike, the Matrix, Optimus’ trailer and more, and is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 12, 2014
Tmntmutations2015 Today, over on the Playmates Toys Facebook page, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles team released this image and slightly cryptic message announcing a new spin on the TMNT figures coming in 2015: “Mix and Match your own Turtle Mutation 2015″ Then, an hour later posting: “Exclusive behind the scenes – Mutation TV commercial“ This new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2014
SWHasbroVariant This morning, Diamond Comics feed debuted the latest (and we think greatest) variant cover to Marvel’s eagerly anticipated new comic, STAR WARS #1: the HASBRO PREVIEWS EXCLUSIVE VARIANT The variant cover was photographed using Hasbro’s STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-inch figures, including Darth Vader and Boba Fett, the upcoming Emperor Palpatine, Bossk and IG-88…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Honda14Skeltor 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
TOTY15-logo 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
Honda14Skeltor 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…

 

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