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New Pictures of HASCON Exclusive Marvel Legends Deadpool

HASCON is just a few weeks away and our friends at Hasbro sent along some new pictures of their HASCON exclusive Marvel Legends X-Force Deadpool. Featuring the X-Force signature black and grey uniform Deadpool has all his accessories – from taco to sword, everything is here and will be available at HASCON.

For more details on HASCON, check here – and see the pics below. 

Hasbro Announces New Guests for HASCON: Flo Rida, Maddie Ziegler and More

Today Hasbro, Inc., a global play and entertainment company, unveiled additional entertainment programming details for the first ever HASCON FANmily event. Happening September 8 – 10, 2017 at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, HASCON will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life.

Joining the previously announced all-star lineup is a performance by GRAMMY®-nominated rapper and singer-songwriter Flo Rida (“My House,” “Whistle”), who will perform a full set to HASCON guests the evening of Saturday, September 9, and a meet and greet with actress, dance icon and NYT bestselling author, Maddie Ziegler (as featured in “Sia: Chandelier,” “Leap!”), Isabela Moner (Transformers: The Last Knight), and family-friendly internet personalities, the Eh Bee Family. Also joining HASCON is veteran voice actress Susan Blu (“The Transformers: The Movie,” “Jem”), MLB-retired designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz, current center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (of the Boston Red Sox), New England Patriots running back and Super Bowl™ 51 Hero James White (of the New England Patriots) and internationally acclaimed and award-winning storyteller Len Cabral.

HASCON will also feature a panel and autograph session with talent and creators from Hasbro’s upcoming Netflix original series for kids Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters.  Ogie Banks (“Ultimate Spider-Man”), Walter Koenig (“Star Trek,” “Babylon 5”), Scott Menville (“Teen Titans Go!,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), series executive producer/writer Kevin Burke (“Ultimate Spider-Man,” “Avengers Assemble”), series executive producer/writer Chris “Doc” Wyatt (“Ultimate Spider-Man,” “Napoleon Dynamite”) and series executive producer and supervising director Victor Cook (“The Spectacular Spider-man,” “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated”) will be featured on the panel and at the autograph session on Sunday, September 10.

Previously announced programming includes a performance and meet and greet with Multi-Platinum GRAMMY® Award-Winning singer-songwriter Daya, panel discussions with Stan Lee (Marvel Comics Legend), James Gunn (writer and director, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 1 and 2), Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Producer of all the TRANSFORMERS films, as well as G.I. JOE:The Rise of Cobra and G.I. JOE Retaliation), Dude Perfect and many more.

This unique event will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life like never before, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY and G.I. JOE and exceptional partner brands such as BEYBLADE, DREAMWORKS TROLLS and SESAME STREET. Fans will get a peek behind the Hasbro curtain during the three days filled with exciting first-look previews and panels from Hasbro’s biggest television and movie series, including Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC as seen on Hasbro’s joint-venture television network Discovery Family.

In addition, there will be activities inspired by several iconic Disney properties, including Disney Princess, Frozen, Elena of Avalor, Moana and Descendants 2, as well as Star Wars and Marvel’s Avengers, Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy. From movie props and costumes on display, to hands-on fun through art tutorials and more, these areas will be can’t-miss destinations during the show.

To purchase General Admission and VIP tickets, view complete package details and stay up to date on all the latest information on HASCON 2017, please visit http://hascon.hasbro.com

The inaugural HASCON FANmily™ event is presented in part by IDW Publishing, Ultra PRO, Discovery Family and Norwegian Airlines. 

HASCON Exclusive Deadpool, Captain Rex

Over the weekend we shared details on the HASCON Transformers exclusives and now we have the scoop on the Marvel Legends and Star Wars offerings. For the Marvel Legends fan, there will be a X-Force version of Deadpool and the Star Wars fan at HASCON will get first dibs on Captain Rex. Keep reading for full details on both of these figures and other HASCON exclusives!

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH UNCANNY X-FORCE DEADPOOL Figure
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available at HASCON)
Join the infamous Merc with a Mouth on his next katana-wielding mission with this comic-inspired DEADPOOL Figure from the MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES! Showcasing his alternate UNCANNY X-FORCE outfit and outfitted with iconic accessories including two katana swords, a rocket launcher, three blasters, taco and alternate head, this collector grade DEADPOOL figure also features premium articulation and deco. MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH UNCANNY X-FORCE DEADPOOL Figure will be for sale during HasCon 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH CLONE CAPTAIN REX Figure
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available at HASCON)
Pledge loyalty to the Republic and head into battle with the revered 6-inch CLONE CAPTAIN REX Figure from the STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES line! Featuring customized armor decos with distinctive blue markings inspired by the Star Wars: The Clone Wars series, this collector grade figure includes 28 points of articulation, four blasters, premium packaging, and a removable helmet revealing this fan-favorite character’s incredibly sculpted face. Rescues, droid attacks, and the most exciting missions from a galaxy far, far, away are brought to life with this authentic figure. STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH CLONE CAPTAIN REX Figure will be for sale during HASCON 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.

HASCON Exclusive Products Include:

  • MY LITTLE PONY BOX ($19.99 USD)
  • TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime Converting Power Bank ($49.99 USD)
  • Dungeons & Dragons My Little Pony Dice Tin ($20.00 USD

Multi-Convention Exclusive Products Available at HASCON Include:

  • Marvel Legends Series 6-Inch UNCANNY X-Force Deadpool Figure ($19.99 USD)
  • The 2017 MAGIC: The Gathering HASCON Collection ($29.99 USD):

 
HASCON guests will also have the opportunity to purchase a new early release TRANSFORMERS Generations Titans Return Arcee Special Edition Set and Star Wars: The Black Series 6-Inch Clone Captain REX Figure, which will be available for purchase for the first time at HASCON before landing at other major retailers.

Transformers HASCON Exclusives Revealed

Hasbro has announced two Transformers exclusives for the first ever HASCON. HASCON (Sept. 8-10 in at the Rhode Island Convention Center) will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life like never before, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY and G.I. JOE and exceptional partner brands such as BEYBLADE, DREAMWORKS TROLLS and SESAME STREET. Details on the two HASCON Transformers exclusives, Titans Return Arcee and an Optimus Prime power bank are below.

  • TRANSFORMERS OPTIMUS PRIME CONVERTING POWER BANK (Ages 14 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at HASCON)Fate rarely calls upon us at the time of our choosing. When it does, the Hasbro TRANSFORMERS OPTIMUS PRIME CONVERTING POWER BANK figure will help you be ready and powered up with the spark of a Prime! This special edition power bank converts between robot and charger modes in 16 steps and comes with a blue-Energon LED Light-up sword accessory, mobile phone stand and a Micro USB/USB charging cable. Compatible with most devices the TRANSFORMERS OPTIMUS PRIME CONVERTING POWER BANK figure supports 6500mAh of battery power so you can roll out without worry.
  • TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS TITANS RETURN ARCEE SPECIAL EDITION SET (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available at HASCON)The Hasbro TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS TITANS RETURN ARCEE SET lets you harness the power of not 1 Titan Master, but 2! Featuring a G1-inspired Titans Return Deluxe Class Arcee figure with Titan Master and a special edition Titan Master Ultra Magnus figure with die-cast parts. The set also includes 2 blaster accessories, 2 collector cards and special edition TRANSFORMERS packaging and custom art for the ultimate play-at-home experience. The Titan Master figures become the head of Deluxe, Voyager, and Leader Class Titans Return figures (each sold separately). 

SDCC 2017 – Hasbro’s Marvel Legends

Of all the SDCC displays I visited multiple times, I think the Marvel Legends cases hold the record for return trips. Throughout the show new items were continually populated into the cases. The gallery below includes all the product in the cases through Sunday mornings reveals – the Toy Biz style Black Widow and Hyrda Soldier 2-pack.

Enjoy all the new Marvel Legends below.

SDCC 2017 – Hasbro Star Wars

While Hasbro has to keep ‘The Last Jedi’ figures under wrap still, there was still a good amount of new reveals across both the 6″ and 3 3/4″ line of figures.

New 3 3/4″ figures included a new Han Solo, Boba Fett, Endor Luke, Endor Leia, Wampa, Vader, Probe Droid and a Rathtar with Bala-Tik.

6″ reveals include a Rebel Fleet Trooper, Maz, General Leia, Jaina Solo, the return of the Hera figure and a Dewback with a new Sandtrooper.

See everything in the gallery below.

Hasbro.com Reveals Two Additional SDCC Exclusives – Last Jedi Luke & Rey, Magic Set

Hasbro.com has posted their SDCC Exclusives this year well in advance of their after show sale, which is lined up for August 14th. 

Among the listed items are two that have not yet been officially announced, a Star Wars Black Series 2 pack of Luke and Rey from ‘The Last Jedi’ and this year’s SDCC exclusive Magic: The Gathering set. Images of the Luke and Rey set hit social media yesterday, but there was no confirmation of the item as an SDCC exclusive. Details on both are below.

STAR WARS THE BLACK SERIES LUKE SKYWALKER (JEDI MASTER) & REY (JEDI TRAINING)

Kids and fans alike can imagine the biggest battles and missions in the Star Wars saga with figures from The Black Series! With exquisite features and decoration, this series embodies the quality and realism that Star Wars devotees love.

A Tatooine farmboy. A Jakku scavenger. An unknown story. A path waiting to be discovered.

This Star Wars The Black Series pack, featuring 1 6-inch-scale Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) and 1 6-inch scale Rey (Jedi Training) figure is inspired by Rey’s quest to find the lost Jedi Master, Luke Skywalker. With multiple points of articulation and movie-inspired design, this Black Series 2-pack has been created for ultimate collectability and display. Featuring authentic, true-to-story detail, the Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master) and Rey (Jedi Training) figures and accessories let fans and collectors alike imagine the legendary Jedi Luke Skywalker challenging Rey’s expectations as he teaches her the ways of the Force.

MAGIC: THE GATHERING 2017 PLANESWALKER PACK

Includes a 24” x 36” screen print of Nicol Bolas illustrated by Brandon Holt. Produced in collaboration with Mondo. Printed by D&L on Magic: The Gathering card stock. Nicol Bolas is an iconic Magic character who first made an appearance in the game in 1994 and has been a powerful fan favorite since.
·6 Planeswalker cards with exclusive artwork by illustrator, Vincent Proce
·Characters include Gideon Jura™, Jace Beleren®, Liliana Vess®, Chandra Nalaar®, Nissa Revane™ & Nicol Bolas™

Marvel Legends’ 12″ Black Panther Revealed at D23 Expo

Over the weekend the newest of Hasbro’s 12″ Marvel Legends figures – Black Panter – made his debut at the show. Continuing the trend of excellent articulation, detail and deco, the King of Wakanda can join your collection this Spring. 

See the preview pictures below and stay tuned for more Marvel Legends and Hasbro news from SDCC later this week.

Hasbro’s SDCC Exclusive REVOLUTION Set Includes G. I. Joe, Action Man, Transformer, ROM and More

 Hasbro today revealed their latest SDCC exclusive – one lifted right from the pages of IDW’s mega-Hasbro-crossover event comic REVOLUTION. This set includes 16 characters from the Hasbro universe: Jetfire (Transformers), Road Block (G. I. Joe), Action Man (Action Man), Matt Trakker (M.A.S.K.), ROM the Space Knight (ROM), a Dire Wraith (ROM), Leoric (Visionaries), Quin-Tillus (Micronauts), Biotron (Micronauts), Oberon (Micronauts), Acroyear (Micronauts), Xant (Micronauts), Phenolo-Phi (Micronauts), Gammatron (Micronauts), Baron Karza (Micronauts) and Betatron (Micronauts).  You can grab this box set at the HasbroToyShopBooth at SDCC or, in limited numbers, from HasbroToyShop.com after the show. See the complete description and pics below.

REVOLUTION Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)
When characters from different story worlds come together in a single storyline, they call it a crossover. For this event, they needed something bigger. MUCH bigger. Celebrate the beyond epic IDW Revolution crossover event with the REVOLUTION Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set convention exclusive. Featuring 16 characters from seven story worlds, this set serves as a prelude to IDW’s upcoming REVOLUTION: FIRST STRIKE sequel set for later this year. Many characters in this set are making their debut in the 3-3/4” figure format, and for the first time, characters from these brands are presented in a scale that allows the entire Universe to be played together! Includes JETFIRE from TRANSFORMERS, ROADBLOCK from G.I. JOE, ACTION MAN, a team of MICRONAUTS, MATT TRAKKER from M.A.S.K. MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE COMMAND, LEORIC from VISIONARIES and ROM and a DIRE WRAITH from ROM THE SPACEKNIGHT. The REVOLUTION Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set will be for sale during San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.

HASCON Reveals Brand Experiences

HASCON has so many fun events for fans and families – you could spend the whole day immersed with your favorite brands, or sample highlights of everything! For every one of
Hasbro’s major brands and partner brands, we have created an unforgettable and immersive lineup of activities and experiences.  Keep scrolling to find the highlights of your and your
family’s favorite brands below.
Best of all, your ticket gives you access to all of this and more (except for the add-on or VIP experiences, which require an additional ticket purchase as noted).

TRANSFORMERS
Immerse yourself in the world of Transformers where things are “More than Meets the Eye”! We take you behind-the-scenes through the latest entertainment from movies to animation to comics, and have fun
with the latest toys, hearing from the designers themselves how they bring this amazing brand to life! Ready to roll out? Highlights and hands-on experiences include:

  • Get up close to an epic collection of Transformers movie props
  • Meet and get your picture with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee costume characters
  • Photo Ops featuring statues of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Sqweeks, and more
  • Photo Ops with Camaro Bumblebee and the IMSA/NASCAR TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight racing car
  • Hands-on play with the latest Transformers toys, plus previews of 2018 action figures and toys
  • Historical products from the Hasbro Vault
  • Designer Archives featuring prototypes and imagery of never-before released toys

Plus, enjoy Transformers panels and VIP/add-on experiences, including:

  • TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT in the Making – the making of Transformers: The Last Knight with producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura and special guests
  • • More than Meets the Eye – get a glimpse behind the scenes of the Transformers toy line
  • • PETER AND FRANK SOUND OFF: The Voices of Optimus Prime & Megatron!
  • • IDW – Transformers Comics: How Artists and Writers Bring Stories to Life
  • • THE PRIME WARS TRILOGY: See the story come to life!
  • TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame Dinner (add-on or VIP ticket purchase required)
  • TRANSFORMERS: The Last Night Movie Event (add-on or VIP ticket purchase required)

MY LITTLE PONY
Welcome, everypony!  Discover the magic of friendship with a behind-the-scenes look at the latest pony adventures in entertainment (can you say NEW MOVIE? Oh yeah!), character meet-and-greets, a ponification experience and much more! Highlights include:

  • Meet and mingle with the Mane 6 and Spike costumed characters
  • Photo-ops with life-size movie ponies and scenes from My Little Pony: The Movie
  • Get ponified like your favorite character at the Ponification Station
  • Explore Equestria and take snaps, selfies, and pony pics
  • Play the most pony-riffic My Little Pony apps and games
  • Get a sneak peek of the latest MLP toys, along with rare treasures from the Hasbro Vault
  • Visit Pinkie Pie’s Sugarcube Corner, an exclusive MLP-themed cafe

Plus, enjoy these My Little Pony panels and VIP/add-on experiences, including:

  • The Making of My Little Pony: The Movie featuring Meghan McCarthy
  • The Voices of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
  • First Look at My Little Pony Season 8
  • My Little Pony Designer Q&A
  • My Little Pony Mane Event: Hall of Our FANmily Dinner (add-on or VIP ticket purchase required)
  • My Little Pony: The Movie Sneak Peek (add-on or VIP ticket purchase required)

NERF
Nerf Nation unite! Get ready for an awesome hands-on intense, most action-packed, and most definitely “Nerf-tastic” weekend ever created. This is how we play! Look for these hands-on activities, and more:

  • Nerf Arena: The ultimate Nerf action in the inflatable Nerf arena
  • Demo the latest in Nerf Modulus Build-a-Blaster and Nerf Nitro along with lots of Nerf blasters in the test area
  • Demo Dude Perfect Smash football and Flying Disc Golf
  • Photo-Ops with life-size Nerf Modulus package and Nerf Nitro car
  • Go behind the blaster as we peak inside to see how they work
  • Visit the Nerf Rival test area (ages 14 and over)

Plus, these awesome panels and add-on experiences:

  • Selfies with Dude Perfect
  • Dude Perfect: Best Friends, a Panda, and Nerf: Join the dudes from Dude Perfect as they talk about their awesome collaboration with Nerf and show off the brand-new Nerf Dude Perfect Signature Bow
  •  Building Nerf – How the World’s Best Blasters Come to Life
  • Add-on purchase required: Hang with Dude Perfect – Meet the dudes of Dude Perfect, enjoy some of the Dudes’ favorite snacks, snap a selfie, and receive an autographed Nerf Dude Perfect Football

MAGIC: THE GATHERING
Immerse yourself in a MAGIC-filled weekend with tournaments galore, demos for those new to the game, and an array of life-size experiences:

  • Hands-on demos to with Wizards of the Coast staff to teach you the basics of Magic and highlight some of new cards and features of the latest sets
  • Roaming costumed MAGIC: THE GATHERING characters for memorable photo ops
  • Photo ops with mind-blowing MAGIC: THE GATHERING 3-D sculpts

Plus, these in-depth panels:

  • Magic: The Gathering – 25th Anniversary Show: Join us as we celebrate Magic’s past and present and reveal exciting announcements for our future!
  • Blogatog Live! Join Magic: The Gathering’s Head Designer, Mark Rosewater, for a full hour of Q&A on all things Magic!
  • Magic: The Gathering Improv Show: Looking for some fun and maybe a few laughs? Watch as Wizards of the Coast’s very own improv artists and their buddies embarrass themselves for the enjoyment
    of our fans!
  • Live Art with Aleksi Briclot: Join Aleksi, the illustrator of Magic: The Gathering’s original five Lorwyn Planeswalkers, as he does a live painting of Chandra Nalaar
  • Magic: The Gathering – Building the World’s Best in Fantasy Gaming: Join creative directors from Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering as they pull back the curtain on building some of the
    most iconic worlds in fantasy gaming

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS
Grab your swords and spellbooks and get ready for an epic adventure! Dungeons & Dragons at HASCON offers everything you need to join the party and create stories you’ll be sharing for a lifetime.
Experiences include:

  • Join Dungeon Master extraordinaire Matthew Mercer as he leads a party of celebrity players through a fun-filled live D&D game on the HASCON main stage
  • Play through Tomb of Annihilation, our newest D&D adventure, at the D&D tabletop play area
  • Collect all the D&D loot, including the HASCON exclusive My Little Pony-themed D&D Dice Tin
  • Meet our goblins in the Jungles of Chult at the D&D experience on the HASCON main floor

GI JOE
Yo Joe! Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the launch of the Real American Hero story with a fantastic selection of brand experiences that pays tribute to this epic fantasy and toy line!

  • Soak in a collection of G.I. Joe movie props including Firefly’s motorcycle, costumes, and more
  • Photo-Ops with life-size versions of the 1982 Snake Eyes blister card and 1964 G.I. Joe Action Soldier box!
  • Treasures from the Hasbro Vault features rare products and artifacts from the 1982-1994 product line
  • Enjoy selections from our amazing collection of original G.I. Joe packaging

Plus, enjoy these G.I. Joe panels and VIP/add-on experiences, including:

  • Creating the World of G.I. Joe Characters – hear the stories straight from G.I. Joe Legends who created the characters that launched and evolved the story and toys
  • Creating the World of G.I. Joe Vehicles & Playsets – hear the stories straight from G.I. Joe Legends who created this epic lineup from 1982-1994
  • G.I. Joe Legends Dinner: Join co-emcees and G.I. Joe authors Derryl DePriest and Dan Klingensmith for an intimate and entertaining evening event featuring one of the greatest gatherings of G.I. Joe
    Legends ever assembled! (add-on or VIP ticket purchase required)

STAR WARS
May the Force be with you! Come celebrate 40 years of Star War memories, and make some new ones with activities including:

  • Photo ops with the Emperor’s Throne, Yoda, and Stormtrooper statues
  • Strike your best action figure pose and get your picture taken inside one of three different life-size action figure backer cards!
  • Feast your eyes on a specially-curated collection celebrating 40 years of iconic Star Wars product
  • Highlights of the current product line with a preview of the epic Last Jedi 2018 line-up 
  • Take part in the world’s largest lightsaber assembly, sponsored by Blade Builders
  • Hang out in the screening area & lounge to watch exciting Star Wars content

From a galaxy far, far away, we have some fan-tastic panels, including:

  • Star Wars: 40 Years of Play: Star Wars team members, veterans and newcomers alike will discuss their favorite products, hidden history and even the line’s origins at Kenner in 1977
  • Behind the Black Series: Design Director Steve Evans and the talented team behind The Black Series gives a behind-the-scenes look at development of the line, never-before-seen details and other great surprises
  • Star Wars – Forces of Destiny: Join the team as they take you behind the scenes and dive into the creative process of developing the exciting new Star Wars Force of Destiny line
  • A Chat with Chewbacca Mom, Candace Payne, along with a chance to get her autograph

MARVEL
Love the ever-growing Marvel Universe of iconic characters?  Then “Be Marvel, Be More” with these amazing experiences:

  • Superheroic photo ops featuring a life-sized Thor Legends figure packaging and an enormous 12 foot tall Hulkbuster statue
  • See how toys are made and get a sneak peek into product development, presented by the Hasbro Model Shop
  • Meet the designers and marketers behind the Marvel product lines
  • Experience the current line of exciting figures and role play, with sneak peeks into what’s coming in 2018

Plus, take in power-packed sized panels, including:

  • Panel with Marvel legend Stan Lee as he shares tales to astonish about the creation of pop culture icons including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men and
    many more – EXCELSIOR!
  • Spotlight on James Gunn: Moderated discussion with James Gunn, writer and director of the Guardians of the Galaxy film franchise
  • Marvel Legends: The Hasbro and Marvel experts will discuss Hasbro’s ever popular Legends product line, with a sneak peek of upcoming, never before seen Marvel action figures
  • How Marvel Toys are Made: Come learn how Hasbro brings Marvel entertainment to life in toys with a peek behind the curtain of the creative process

PLAY-DOH

Open a can of creativity with an array of experiences to inspire your inner maker:

  • Hands-on play with Play-Doh Touch – build and scan your own creation
  • Bring your ideas to life in the Play-Doh Test Kitchen
  • Meet a Doh-Doh costume character and photo op
  • Make memories with Giant Play-Doh can photo op
  • Doh-Doh life-size statue photo op
  • Create a masterpiece and add your design to the DohVinci art wall

James Gunn, Stan Bush & Daya Added to Hasbro’s HASCON FANmily Event Lineup

Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, unveiled additional programming details and VIP ticket packages for the first-ever HASCON FANmily event. Happening September 8 – 10, 2017 at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, HASCON will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life.

Joining the previously announced all-star line-up is James Gunn (writer and director, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 1 and 2) and musician Stan Bush (singer, “The Touch” from TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE). HASCON will also feature a headlining performance and meet and greet from Multi-Platinum GRAMMY® Award-Winning singer-songwriter Daya and an interactive sing-along with Sesame Street’s beloved Muppets Elmo and Abby Cadabby.

Previously announced talent includes appearances by DUDE PERFECT, Stan Lee (Marvel Comics Legend), Lorenzo Di Bonaventura (Producer of all the TRANSFORMERS films, as well as G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra and G.I. JOE: Retaliation); Peter Cullen and Frank Welker (original TRANSFORMERS voice talent); Andrea Libman and Cathy Weseluck (voice talent of MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC and MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE); and “Chewbacca Mom,” Candace Payne.

This unique event will bring Hasbro’s most iconic brands to life like never before, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY and G.I. JOE and exceptional partner brands such as BEYBLADE, DREAMWORKS TROLLS and SESAME STREET. Fans will get a peek behind the Hasbro curtain during the three days filled with exciting first-look previews and panels from Hasbro’s biggest television and movie series, including Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC as seen on Hasbro’s joint-venture television network Discovery Family.

In addition, there will be activities inspired by several iconic Disney properties, including Disney Princess, Frozen, Elena of Avalor, Moana and Descendants 2, as well as Star Wars and Marvel’s Avengers, Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy. From movie props and costumes on display, to hands-on fun through art tutorials and more, these areas will be can’t-miss destinations during the show.

IDW Publishing’s Artist Alley will feature appearances from some of the industry’s most recognized comic illustrators, artists, and designers plus unique HASCON merchandise available for purchase. Ultra PRO, the leading brand of accessories for tabletop gaming, sports memorabilia and pop culture collectibles is the supporting provider of Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons activities, providing HASCON guests exclusive access to custom Magic: The Gathering event prizes and HASCON exclusive playmats, plush dice, deck boxes and learn-to-play participation gifts.

General Admission ticket holders will be treated to an exciting array of activities including: interactive brand experiences, panel discussions, meet and greets, musical guest performances, cosplay activities, a Hasbro passport tour and scavenger hunt, larger-than-life Hasbro games, a HASCON commemorative program and an opportunity to audition for Hasbro television commercials. 

Just unveiled HASCON VIP packages will offer fans access to all General Admission activities, as well as special VIP 1 hour early access to the show floor to shop for a chance to buy HASCON exclusive product from My Little Pony, Transformers, Dungeons and Dragons as well as multi-convention exclusives from Star Wars, Marvel and Magic The Gathering.* VIP’s will also receive a Hasbro goodie bag, access to the VIP lounge and an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Hasbro headquarters, in addition to one of the following exclusive events:

  • TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame DinnerFriday 6:30 pm

Be part of the first ever HASCON Transformers Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony with a surprise guest.  Enjoy a sit-down dinner and experience an exclusive live performance from Stan Bush, a welcome with Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, and a sneak preview of select 2018 Transformers toys shared by the Transformers design and brand teams. 

  • My Little Pony Mane Event: Hall of Our FANmily DinnerFriday 6:30 pm

Enter the world of Equestria at the first-ever My Little Pony HOOF (Hall of Our FANmily) Dinner and Induction Ceremony. The HOOF inductees will include special guests and surprise honorees who have left their hoofprint on the brand.

  • G.I. Joe Legends DinnerFriday 6:30 pm

Join co-emcees and G.I. Joe authors Derryl DePriest and Dan Klingensmith for an intimate and entertaining evening event featuring one of the greatest gatherings of G.I. Joe Legends ever assembled! As we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the launch of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero line, enjoy a sit-down dinner, meet and mingle with Legends and listen to them discuss their experiences on G.I. Joe. 

  • Stories with StanSaturday 11:30 am

This is your chance to sit down with Stan Lee, a true comic book legend!  As one of this generation’s greatest storytellers, Stan will share his tales to astonish about the creation of pop culture icons including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men and many more – EXCELSIOR!  Stories with Stan attendees are guaranteed to receive a pre-signed autograph poster from Stan Lee commemorating his HASCON visit and a surprise gift.  Lunch will be served.

  • Transformers: The Last Knight Movie Event

Join celebrities and producers, including Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner, from Transformers: The Last Knight to celebrate the home entertainment release and view special Bonus Footage.  Enjoy light refreshments and a special video message from a surprise celebrity. 

  • My Little Pony: The Movie Sneak PeekSaturday 6:15 pm

Be one of the first to catch a sneak peek of the upcoming My Little Pony: The Movie. Listen to film discussions with Head Storyteller Megan McCarthy and participate in a Q&A session with surprise celebrity talent, enjoy light refreshments, and enter a raffle for a chance to win My Little Pony merchandise.

General Admission ticketholders can also purchase special access to select HASCON VIP events as “ticket add-ons” through the HASCON website. These “add ons” include the above events as well as a special meet and greet with the Dudes, which includes an exclusive sneak peek of the Dude Perfect signature Bow video before it’s revealed, an autographed NERF Dude Perfect football, selfies and more!

To purchase General Admission and VIP tickets, view complete package details and stay up to date on all the latest information on HASCON 2017, please visit http://hascon.hasbro.com

The inaugural HASCON FANmily™ event is presented in part by IDW Publishing, Ultra PRO and Discovery Family.

Hasbro Prepping for Thor: Ragnarok

Spider-Man: Homecoming is right around the corner, but our friends at Hasbro are giving us a glimpse to Fall 2017 and the toys accompanying Thor: Ragnarok. In addition to the Marvel Legends figures already previewed, today Hasbro shared some details on upcoming electronic figures and role play accesories.

See below for details and pictures of things to come!

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK THOR RUMBLE STRIKE HAMMER

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Wield THOR’s hammer and channel the powers of the Asgardian god of thunder! With each swing, kids can feel and hear the hammer rumble and shake to better act out their favorite THOR moments. The hammer has foam edges and lightning deco. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK HULK-OUT MASK

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Kids can easily pretend to transform into the mighty HULK with this chin-activated mask! The mask has movable eyebrows and mouth so kids can change HULK’s expressions. The wider kids open their mouth, the angrier HULK appears! Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK HULK SMASH FX FISTS

(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Fall 2017)

HULK SMASH! Battle like the HULK with a pair of SMASH FX FISTS armed with gladiator deco. The right fist includes accelerometer technology that can detect different movements and responds with sound effects. Kids can move the right fist up and down for certain action sound effects or repeatedly smash a surface to increase the sound of Hulk’s roar. Requires 2 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK THOR ELECTRONIC Figure

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Kids can imagine THOR summoning lightning with this 12-inch electronic figure that has 5 points of articulation and movie styling! With the push of a button, THOR says signature phrases and there are action sound effects. Includes 1 hammer. Requires 3 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL’S THOR: RAGNAROK HULK GLADIATOR INTERACTIVE Figure

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $34.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Smash into action with this 13-inch electronic HULK figure! With the push of a button, kids can hear HULK’s signature phrases and sound effects. This electronic HULK figure recognizes and interacts with the electronic THOR figure (sold separately). Includes movie-inspired gladiator deco and battle accessory. Requires 3 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

Hasbro Releasing MARVEL vs. CAPCOM: INFINITE 3 3/4″ Action Figure 2-pack

Announced last week, Hasbro has sent over hi-res images of the upcoming 3.75″ 2-pack celebrating MARVEL vs. CAPCOM: INFINITE. This Target exclusive 2-pack has an approximate retail price of $19.99 and will be available in Fall 2017 and features Iron Man vs. Mega Man.

Check them out below and look for them this fall at Target.

Hasbro Debuts SDCC Exclusive PRIMITIVE Optimus Prime

Hasbro today announced the newest addition to their SDCC line-up with the PRIMITIVE OPTIMUS PRIME. Primitive Skateboarding, the company founded by legendary skateboarder Paul Rodriquez, collaborated with Hasbro to create this special edition item. The Transformers Primitive Optimus Prime figure was co-designed by Paul and features Primitive Skate’s classic black and gold colors for a more sophisticated and on-brand look. The figure is even placed in a Primitive Skate-inspired packaging that looks like a “skate shoe” box featuring  grip-tape inspired texture. See complete details and pictures below.  

TRANSFORMERS PRIMITIVE OPTIMUS PRIME Figure

(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)

Before OPTIMUS PRIME was blasting DECEPTICONS in battle, he was greasing the wheels of his skateboard with fellow skater, SHREDDICUS MAXIMUS. Shredding rad gnar on the boardwalks of the Senti Rust Pier, they up their street cred while nailing down their signature trick, the Null-Ray-Ray, annihilating the competition into mere grime… Now get ready for the gnarliest TRANSFORMERS stunt of the 21st century… TRANSFORMERS has worked with Primitive Skateboarding, the company founded by legendary skateboarder, Paul Rodriguez, to roll out this special edition TRANSFORMERS PRIMITIVE OPTIMUS PRIME Figure convention exclusive. Co-designed by Paul, the figure features Primitive Skate’s classic black and gold colors for a more sophisticated and on-brand look. To up the skateboarding theme, the figure is placed in premium Primitive Skate-inspired packaging that mimics a “skate shoe” box featuring grip-tape inspired texture. As the ultimate twist, the pack features rail, ramp and hover board accessories! The pack includes a LEADER CLASS OPTIMUS PRIME figure, a TITAN MASTER SHREDDICUS MAXIMUS figure and eight accessories. Converts from robot to tractor trailer in 23 steps and from tractor trailer to battle station in 10 steps. The TRANSFORMERS PRIMITIVE OPTIMUS PRIME Figure will be for sale during San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.

Hasbro Debuts Marvel Knights and Thor: Ragnarok Marvel Legends

Earlier this week, Hasbro hosted an event where they revealed a number of new Marvel Legends figures from the Netflix TV series Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist as well as the first figures from the Thor: Ragnarok wave. For the Marvel Knights wave, the build a figure is Man-Thing. Below you’ll see complete descriptions for these waves as well as images of the entire Marvel Knights wave and the first three Thor wave figures.

 

MARVEL KNIGHTS LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH Figure Assortment

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

A new lineup of Super Heroes and Super Villains join the LEGENDS SERIES in an impressive 6-inch scale! Featuring extensive articulation, detailed design, and entertainment or comic-inspired styling, each figure comes with a different Build-A-Figure piece. Collect all the figures in this wave to complete the impressive Build-A-Figure. Includes characters such as DAREDEVIL, PUNISHER, and JESSICA JONES. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

 

MARVEL THOR: RAGNAROK LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH Figure Assortment

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017)

Fans can amass a worthy collection with this LEGENDS SERIES assortment! Featuring impressive deco, extensive articulation, and detailed accessories, each figure comes with a different Build-A-Figure piece. Collect all the figures in this wave to complete the incredible Build-A-Figure. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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