Tag: Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2010
Earlier this week the team at Hasbro sent out some new images of upcoming product.   We’ll be update with this images throughout the week. Today we have some new  Marvel Universe, Super Hero Squad… and one lone GI Joe image.   MARVEL UNIVERSE     SUPER HERO SQUAD  GI JOE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
   The Hasbro PR team sent out the following message out this morning regarding the SDCC exclusive versions of GI Joe’s Sgt. Slaughter: To the G.I. JOE fan community, The passion displayed since Comic-Con on fan-forums regarding the special edition Sgt. Slaughter figures has been truly remarkable.  It proves that there is a huge appetite…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
As I mentioned in my tribute post last week,  when I got the news of Eddie’s passing that morning I reached out to a lot of his friends and colleagues to ask them for their thoughts and memories of Eddie.  We’re all still reeling from the news, so I’m sure there will be more of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2010
Earlier this afternoon at STAR WARS Celebration V in Orlando, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart sat down for a one-hour interview with STAR WARS creator George Lucas in what was billed “The Main Event.”  Hasbro is proud and honored to create a special gift for Stewart, which Lucas presented to him during the event –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2010
Hasbro will be hosting the Galactic Swap Meet at the Hasbro booth at Celebration V!   Bring your surplus Build-a-Droid parts and trade with us, and other fans, as our booth becomes the hub for some serious droid-part-swapping!  We will have a limited supply of complete parts available for 14 of the buildable droids from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2010
The Largest Official Gathering of TRANSFORMERS Fans Starts Today at Landmark Brand Expo in Shanghai Pawtucket, RI – July 30, 2010 – Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) is kicking off the start of the first ever official TRANSFORMERS fan convention to be held in Asia, “TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Con,” at the East Asia Exhibition Hall at the…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 23, 2010
  This whole year a celebration of ESB. Great excuse to relaunch new Vintage Collection. 8/1 official launch date. Trying harder to segment Saga Legends and Clone Wars. "Galactic Battle Game" continues thru 2011. Clone Wars Mace Windu comes with Jango’s helmet.  Hasbro Star Wars. Clone Wars figs send away for Sgt. Bric and vinyl…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2010
The G.I. Joe Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest  G.I. Joe questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.     Q1)  When the Renegades line launches, will it be the only basic figure line or run concurrently with non-animated product? A1) Still…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
Yesterday Hasbro sent us a package full of awesome stuff, such as some of their 2010 SDCC exclusives, and this:  Their 2010 Star Wars Celebration V 2-pack exclusive.     This set was originally announced at Hasbro’s press event at Toy Fair 2010, and delighted a lot of old school fans. For those of you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.     Q1) Lucasfilm recently announced in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 13, 2010
A Trinity of Official Show Exclusives, Phenomenal First-to-Buy Opportunity and Special Autograph Sessions by Todd McFarlane, Rob Drydek, Seth Green and Matt Senreich Vault Toys“R”Us to the Top of the “Buy Pile”   Last year, Toys“R”Us® created a titanic team-up with Entertainment Earth to help action figure and comic book fans celebrate Comic-Con International in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2010
The 2010 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be July 18th, 2010 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario. The show features dealers selling Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc), Wrestling, Masters of the Universe Classics and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2010
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.       Q1) Now that the Carded Galactus has been announced as an SDCC exclusive what can you tell us about the differences between the SDCC version and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2010
The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.    Q1) Will we see more video…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2010
HASBRO INDUCTS FIRST CLASS OF TRANSFORMERS HALL OF FAME MEMBERS DURING ANNUAL TRANSFORMERS FAN CONVENTION   Orlando, Fla. (June 26, 2010) — Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) inducted the first class into the new TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame tonight during the annual TRANSFORMERS fan convention known as “Botcon,” which is being held in Orlando for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2010
 

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2010
Highly-Anticipated Action Shooter Defines New Chapter in the TRANSFORMERS Universe   Santa Monica, CA – June 22, 2010 – The legendary conflict between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS has come to a head, as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Transformers™: War for Cybertron has landed in retail stores nationwide.  Developed by award-winning High…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2010
Interactive “HUNT FOR THE DECEPTICONS” Experience and Many More Activities Await Fans and Families at 16th Annual Event   ORLANDO, FL – June 23, 2010 – Fans of AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS will “ROLL OUT” and head to Orlando for the 16th annual TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Convention, hosted by the TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Club and Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2010
The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.   Q1) You’ve given us lots and…

 

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