Tag: Hasbro

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
The Transformer’s Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your lateest and greatest post-Toy Fair Transformers questions.  These questionswere submittedby AFI readers via our Forums.   Q1) Can we expect to see Universe Classics Jazz, Soundwave and especially Wheeljack? TFUC seems like the perfect line to debut a true Wheeljack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 3, 2009
Just received the following information from our friends over on the Hasbro Star Wars team clarifying  a point on one of the upcoming Clone Wars Battle Packs:  Some have asked whether the Clone Wars Jabba The Hutt Battle Pack will come with the Weequay figure, as is shown in one of the images that was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2009
Marvel Super Hero Squad Heads to TV 26 episodes coming to Cartoon Network in late 2009 From Marvel.com : The all-new "Marvel Super Hero Squad" animated series debuts on the Cartoon Network in late 2009 with a slate of 26 episodes scheduled to run. "Marvel Super Hero Squad" is an action-packed show featuring super-stylized versions…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 14, 2009
  Hasbro held it’s much anticipated press event today, with pretty much all major toy sites having a big group walkthrough (AFI will be there on Monday for an in-depth follow-up on anything that got missed today). Hasbro is trying its hardest to weather the recession with this year’s offerings. I think most sites have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2009
  Can you smell the plastic?

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 14, 2009
  We know you want all the toy news and you don’t care where you get it from, so we’re helping you out this year by gathering all the site updates here in occasional "roundup" posts when we can. First out of the gate this year is our old friends Rebelscum and their sister site,…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 14, 2009
  The 2009 International Toy Fair has started and our man in New York, Julius Marx, is on his way there and will be sending back all the latest pictures and news of everything that the hip collector wants to know about.  I’m looking at you, Goth Nerd hanging around Hot Topic! So keep checking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2009
This poster was posted over by the Hasbro Marvel figures at their booth at NYCC09.   There will be large scale figures in the 3.75" Marvel Universe line that will be exclusive to Walmart.  According to Hasbro these will be about the same scale as the Marvel Legends Icons figures.   As you can see by…

 

by Jeff Cope
December 19, 2008
  The build up to Hasbro’s upcoming 3-3/4" Marvel Universe line continues! Hasbro today revealed carded images of the figures to be released in Waves 2 and 3 of Marvel Universe.  Wave 2 consists of Ultimate Captain America, Ronin, Green Goblin, the Hulk (green & grey), Iron Fist (in his current look). Wave 3 will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 5, 2008
The Mighty Mugg army marches on with a new license entering the line: GI JOE. Hasbro has sent up updated packaged and loose images of their up coming GI JOE MIGHTY MUGGS line.  See below for the images of of first six figures in this line.   BARONESS   COBRA COMMANDER   DESTRO   More…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 5, 2008
Hasbro has sent up updated packaged and loose images of their up coming Marvel Legends ICONS series of 12" figures.  There are four new figures and two of them have variants.  COLOSSUS   DAREDEVIL   DAREDEVIL "YELLOW" VARIANT   More images after the jump!

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 21, 2008
The GI JOE team at Hasbro has answered our latest round of questions.  If you have a question you want answered in the next round then post it in this thread.    Q1. Is there any chance of seeing Cover Girl in the 3¾” line before the focus shifts over to the movie figures? A1….

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 14, 2008
Much like their Q&A sessions with the brand managers of Star Wars, Marvel and GI Joe, the team at Hasbro has started up a monthly Q&A session with the team the runs the Transformers brand.   We at AFI put out a call for questions and you responded.  Below are your questions to "Team Transformers"…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 3, 2008
From iTunes to streaming video and exclusive, online content, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS not only premieres tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network, but also paves the way for the most extensive digital distribution effort in the history of Lucasfilm Ltd.. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 4, each week’s new episode will be available at…

 

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