Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2012
Action Figures, Role Play Accessories, Vehicles, Construction Sets and More Toys Than Can Fit Into a Smuggler’s Cargo Hold Land at Toys“R”Us Stores and Toysrus.com on January 30 in Anticipation of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3D Star Wars fans, action figure collectors and construction enthusiasts are feeling a ripple in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2012
The following message was sent out by the G.I. Joe Collector Club: Please note that due to circumstances beyond our control with the anticipated venue for the convention, the dates of GIJoeCon will now be June 28-July 1 at a new venue, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. We apologize for any problems or issues this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
On Friday Marvel.com and Hasbro treated fans to an interactive liveblog on Facebook.   This liveblog included members of Hasbro’s team working on ‘The Avengers’ movie toy line and Jesse Falcon and Damon Nee of Marvel Entertainment licensing.   During the course of the liveblog they revealed the first Hulk figure from ‘The Avengers’ line. They mentioned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has again been named to this year’s FORTUNE magazine’s annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. This is the second year in a row Hasbro has made the list and was selected as number 82. “We’re extremely proud to once again to be named among the 100…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2012
Super Hero Adventures, Based On the Hit ‘Super Hero Squad’ Cartoon Coming to The Hub, Will Debut New Action Figures, Playsets and Plush at New York Toy Fair PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS – News) continues to grow and expand its long-term strategic partnership with Marvel Entertainment, LLC, as the global branded play…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2012
Carriere, Mississippi Student Awarded Grand Prize in Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS “Win a Ride with the AUTOBOTS” Sweepstakes In Which He Went to Amazing TRANSFORMERS Destinations and Drove In Fan-Favorite BUMBLEBEE! PAWTUCKET, RI – January 17, 2012 – Elijah Britain, from Carriere, Mississippi, a passionate fan of the popular TRANSFORMERS brand was announced today by Hasbro, Inc….

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 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
June 2, 2011
Our friends and sponsor BigBadToyStore have let us know about some preorders that fans of this site will want to be sure to check out.   They’ve just listed the DCUC 19 preorder – the full set of 6 with  CnC figure are $99.99 and singles are $17.99 each: Wave 19 is: Golden Age Sandman,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2011
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  It was October of last year that Hasbro did their last Marvel Q&A,  so fans had been storing up their questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Hasbro forum.   Q1) As an Iron…

 

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),…

 

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