Tag: Hasbro

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2011
This news was posted today over on the official Star Trek website StarTrek.com. The first set of the Star Trek Mr. Potato Head series will "beam up" this summer in a joint venture between Hasbro and PPW Toys!  The inaugural set features Captain Kirk and his original Klingon nemesis; Kor. This highly detailed set includes a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2011
Toy Town Tells the Inside Story of Hong Kong’s Rise to Power asThe World’s Capital of Toy‐Making   New York – January 2011 – As the industry’s top toymakers get ready to present their newest creations at the highly‐anticipated International Toy Fair in New York City, a group of Hong Kong toy industry veterans are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 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) We saw a sneak peak at a S.H.I.E.L.D. vehicle at SDCC.  Will we see more vehicles for the Marvel 3 3/4 line like the Fantasticar,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2010
Premiere Event Includes: Back-to-Back Original Episodes; Behind-the-Scenes Special “Hub Exclusive: ‘G.I. Joe Renegades’” LOS ANGELES, Ca. – Coming this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to The Hub, a cable network for kids and their families, is a special two-part premiere of the new half-hour, action-adventure animated series “G.I. Joe Renegades,” Friday, November 26. The Hub is a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2010
Still need a last minute Halloween costume idea?   Why not rundown to your local toy department and pick up one of these babies? I’ve never seen a study done on why the mysterious bounty hunter Boba Fett has such appeal to Star Wars fan’s both young an old.   He was a man clouded in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
  Manufacturer: Hasbro Release Date: September 2010 Wave/Assortment: Packaging: Box with "try me" packaging Accessories: N/A Scale: 1:1 Sculpted By: Hasbro’sIn-House Team Notes: THE PACKAGE           THE HELMET       VIDEO  

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 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 ever see a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Well this is a surprise.  This close to Halloween and we just got TREATED not tricked with a great surprise from Hasbro’s PR team giving fans a quick sneak peek at some of their upcoming 2011 product!  From Jedi to bounty hunters to droids, next year is going to be a great year for STAR…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Week to Also Include:  “Hub Exclusive: ‘Transformers: Prime’” And Transformers-Themed “Hubworld” Episode LOS ANGELES, Ca. – Fans of the enormously popular Transformers action-adventure entertainment franchise will revel in the upcoming television event on The Hub cable network – a five-part original mini-series, Monday-Friday, November 29 – December 3, showcasing “Transformers: Prime,” a new CGI-animated television…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 22, 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) Now that we’ve seen the GI Joe Renegade character designs/promos/trailers, can you tell us if the figures (assuming there are figures coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2010
Is there a shin bone missing from your Operation?  Has your Twister mat seen better days?  Are Miss Scarlet and Colonel Mustard without their trusty rope and candlestick? Now through Saturday, October 16, Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores nationwide will offer customers the chance to trade-in any used board game (in any condition!) in exchange for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 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)  Can we expect to get any Evolution box sets for Marvel Universe like Star Wars has gotten over the last few years? A1) Box sets, definitely….

 

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