Today was the kick-off to the New York Fair and Hasbro held a fan-centric event. I wasn’t there, but you can find the full presentation (via yakface.com) for Marvel, GI Joe and Transformers here and Star Wars here. There’s tons of news in the presentation so I suggest you give it a read. Some of the key items after the jump!
- There will be a 19″ Galactus as part of the Marvel Universe line ~ $50
- Thanos will be making an appearance in Marvel Universe
- SDCC Exclusive Announcements: Iron Man Mighty Mugg (with slide-down faceplate), 3 pack of Super Hero Squad figures, Marvel Universe Ultimate Capt. America and Ages of Thunder Thor
- Details of power-core combiners showed; limbs do not have robot modes – serve as drones
- Masterpiece Grimlock will be a Toys R Us Exclusive!
- SDCC Exclusive Announcements: G1 Autobot Blaster with Steeljaw, Longhorn and Eject; per TFormers.com there will be a Transformers Mighty Mugg exclusive – details not revealed.
- New cardback design (which looks great) and figures will not be based on actor’s likeness in 2010.
- New HISS Tank shown with actual moving treads
- SDCC Exclusive Announcement: Sqt. Slaughter returning to GI Joe
- Vintage collection returning, figures remaining at SRP of $7.99. Clone Wars and Legends figures price cut to $6.99
- Basic figures now include cards which enable a battle card game – no more droid parts!
- Mail-away for rocket firing Boba-Fett
- AT-AT shown for both Vintage collection and Galactic Heroes Range
- Force FX lightsabers will have removable blades going forward.
- Celebration V Exclusives: Cami and Fixer Comic Pack, 4-LOM and Zuckuss in vintage ‘swapped’ packaging
- SDCC Exclusive: Darth Maul and Owen Lars Comic Pack