Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2011
TRANSFORMERS Fans From Around the World to Experience “MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE” Brand Exhibition Of The Epic Global Entertainment Franchise PAWTUCKET, R.I. (May 31, 2011) – Thousands of fans from around the world will celebrate the enduring popularity of the iconic TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), as the 2011 TRANSFORMERS fan convention…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2011
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first SW Q&A for 2011.  Our last Q&A with the Star Wars team was November of last year.  Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2011
 Kachow! Kids Can “Race Around the World” with In-Store “Racetrack” Boutiques, Digital Programs and Global Exclusive Product Lines Dedicated to Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2   WAYNE, NJ (May 25, 2011) – As DisneyŸPixar’s Cars 2 prepares to speed into theaters on Friday, June 24, Toys“R”Us® stores are helping kids join the “Race Around the World” by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 23, 2011
Showcasing Rare Collectibles and Memorabilia By Pablo Hidalgo Foreword by Peter Cullen   Officially licensed by Hasbro, Transformers Vault: The Complete Transformers Universe / Showcasing Rare Collectibles and Memorabilia by Pablo Hidalgo, foreword by Peter Cullen (Abrams; June 2011) reveals, for the first time ever, a comprehensive history of the TRANSFORMERS brand. Heavily color illustrated,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 18, 2011
Bay to attend ceremony at TRANSFORMERS “BOTCON” Fan Convention in Pasadena, California, on June 4   Pawtucket, R.I. (MAY 18, 2011) — Earlier today on its official TRANSFORMERS Facebook page, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced the induction of film industry legends Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg—the director and executive producer of the blockbuster TRANSFORMERS film…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2011
Our pals (and sponsors) at BigBadToyStore.com reached out to us today to let us know that they now have GI Joe Wave 04 in stock.   New G.I. Joe figures are tricky to find these dayswith some stores backed up with old product and a lot of Walmarts dropping them from their most recent seasonal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
For those of you who couldn’t make it to Orlando recently for the G.I. Joe Convention to witness the parachute drop, don’t worry – we’re bringing it to you!  Hasbro kicked off the G.I. Joe Convention with the fan-favorite parachute drop, where 300 3.75" G.I. JOE action figures were tossed off the roof of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
Fans “Roll Out!” to help select this year’s Robot Inductee class In 2010, Hasbro inducted humans and robots from the worlds of toys, entertainment and CYBERTRON into the inaugural class of its TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame, honoring more than 25 years of “robots in disguise” action. Now in its second year, Hasbro is once again…

 

by AFi Admin
April 2, 2011
This guy eases the pain of the lost Frost Giant from the cancelled Legendary Heroes wave 3!  He uses the Icons Thor body very effectively!  I expect he’ll be the hot seller of the two. Sent from my iPhone

 

by AFi Admin
April 2, 2011
Well, not quite Thor, more like Clor!  Check out the battle damage on his face!  Goliath uses the same Icons Cyclops body as before, with an all new head and belt.  Bring on the Sentinel!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
“G.I. JoeCon” Will Kickoff With Hundreds Of Paratrooper Action Figures Sailing Down From Atop The Convention Center PROVIDENCE, RI – MARCH 31, 2011 – It has been seven years since its last tour in Orlando, but the G.I. JOE Convention – G.I. JoeCon, hosted by the G.I. JOE Collectors’ Club and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS),…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2011
Our friends over at High Moon Studios sent us the latest trailer for their video game based on the upcoming blockbuster ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon‘  The film will be released July 1st and the game will be released right around then on most platforms.    The Transformers: Dark of the Moon game allows players…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2011
Our friends over at BigBadToyStore.com have sent us news and images of what we will see in the 3rd series of Hasbro 2011 Marvel Universe line. The case breakdown will be: 1x Apocalypse 1x Gladiator 2x Doctor Strange 2x Falcon 2x Scarlet Spider 2x Dr. Doom 2x Skaar   BigBadToyStore.com has them available as cases,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2011
Last month we were offered a chance by our friends at Hasbro to ask a bonus Q&A question about GI Joe Renegades from the Hasbro toys team and the HUB animation team.  I threw the offer out to the boards and our own Man of Action ‘Caped Crusader’ came back with a great question.  Unfortunately…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 19, 2011
More than 25 years ago, the Hasbro Toy Company forever changed the face of Action Figures with the introduction of the Transformers brand of converting toys.  Because of the unique engineering and styling of these toys, kids no longer had to choose between buying an action figure and buying a toy car or vehicle.  With…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
Avengers assembling! Much like last year when Robert Downey Jr came to the Hasbro Toy Fair showroom to check out his Iron Man 2 plastic counterparts, this year Thor movie lead, Chris Hemsworth(L) and Captain America movie lead, Chris Evans (R), stopped by to examine their signature battle accessories — the Thor Lightning Hammer and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Our Hasbro coverage is now online and being labelled as I type! Lots of shots from the showroom in New York from Toy Fair 2011, showing new GI Joe, Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel Comics and lots more. Go there now!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Today was the big Hasbro collectors event.   The presentation was over two hours long so there was a lot of information to absorb.  We did our best live Tweeting at the event as they did not allow recording of any kind this year.  Here’s some information from the Tweets as well as some additional fill…

 

by Jon "Caped Crusader" Edwards
January 30, 2011
If you’ve been looking at action figure prices lately and thinking, "These things shouldn’t cost that much," guess again. Far from paying too much, we’re really not paying enough. It’s time to get over being so tight, break out those wallets, and prepare to pony up for your preferred plastic playthings. G.I. JOE makes the case pretty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2011
We just received the following from Hasbro: Last night, Clement Sauve — G.I. JOE: RENEGADES’ Character Designer (and resident Canadian) — passed away at age 33 after a brief illness.  We want fans to know that no one on the planet was prouder of G.I. JOE RENEGADES than Clem; it was his first experience with…

 

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