Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
  I wanted to highlight one other recent blog as part of our 4th Anniversary Extravaganza.  Earlier this week Men of Action blogger Cantina Dan wrote a great blog about the Evolution of the Action Figure starting in the 70′s until now.   It’s a fun read, well worth checking out. You can see it all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
OPTIMUS PRIME MIGHTY MUGG Special Edition Just a week or so ago, the 25th Anniversary Soundwave Special Edition figure was revealed as one of Hasbro’s exclusive Transformers items for San Diego Comic-Con.  Today, Hasbro is excited to share with you another awesome Transformers Comic-Con exclusive! (Ages 6 and Up; Approximate Retail Price: $14.99; Available through…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
Yesterday Hasbro sent us an announcement about the airing of the highly anticipated GI Joe: Resolute animated series.  Today the gang over at Adult Swim sent us a copy of the trailer to help whet your appetite for the awesomeness coming this Friday.    The fun starts on April 17th!   Check out AdultSwim.com and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2009
Episodes Of Highly Anticipated Series To Air Online Leading Up To Broadcast Finale On Adult Swim PAWTUCKET, RI – April 15, 2009 – Hasbro announced today that G.I. Joe: Resolute, an adult fan oriented animated mini-series, will be broadcast via Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim on television as well as online.  Based on the classic G.I….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2009
SHOUT! FACTORY AND HASBRO ANNOUNCE US and Canada HOME ENTERTAINMENT DEAL ON HASBRO’S CLASSIC ANIMATED SERIES TRANSFORMERS AND G.I. JOE     Multi-Property, Multi-Year Agreement Includes My Little Pony Direct-to-DVD Los Angeles, CA and Pawtucket, RI – Shout! Factory and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) today announced a multi-year, multi-property alliance to bring  the original animated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2009
This week AFI’s own Superfriend brings us an interview with Vinnie D’Alleva former VP Marketing Hasbro, Inc.  from 1989 – 1999, one of the founders of Hasbro’s "New Ventures" division.  Find out about the transformation of Total Justice in the the JLA line, find out if writing a thesis paper can get you a job…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 23, 2009
When I worked at Hasbro, I worked with a variety of people across all departments.  One of my colleagues that I spent a fair amount of time discussing Action figures with was Vinnie D’Alleva.  Its now been about a dozen years since I left.  I tracked down Vinnie and he was kind enough to agree…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2009
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.  Q1) Will we see an Iron Man 2, 3 3/4 line? A1) It’s too early to discuss our 2010 lines.   Q2) Will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2009
The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.    Q1: Is the third wave of GI Joe Combat Heroes (Lady Jaye wave) still being released? A1: No, this wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
img252.jpg This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel [...]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2009
Conspicuously missing from the displays in Hasbro’s Toy Fair showroom and never shown with his mask on in the trailer, Ebay and an overseas seller provides us with the first look of movie Destro with his mask on from the upcoming film GI JOE: The Rise of Cobra.  Destro is played by former Doctor Who…

 

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