Magic Fans May Become Nerf Herders at SDCC

SDCC 2014 logo bJust when I think they’re done, one more Hasbro SDCC exclusive gets revealed. Today USA Today spotlighted this Nerf and Magic: The Gathering crossover – a Nerficized weapon from the Magic: The Gathering game – Garruk’s Axe. In the event that a Nerf axe isn’t enough to get you interested, the pack also includes six limited edition alternate-art Planeswalkers Magic cards illustrated by Jae Lee (you may be familiar with his work on Batman/Superman). These new cards include:

  • Garruk, Apex Predator
  • Ajani Steadfast
  • Jace, the Living Guildpact
  • Liliana Vess
  • Chandra Pyromaster
  • Nissa, Worldwaker

This set is priced at $110.99 and will be available at the HasbroToyShop booth at the show and, in limited quantities, If you’re at the show, Jae Lee will be doing a signing at the Hasbro booth from 9:30AM to 10:30AM on July 26th.

Hasbro’s feeling the Magic of Comic-Con, with some mighty cool foam.

The toy company is teaming with Wizards of the Coast to mash up two popular brands with one exclusive item available at Comic-Con July 23-27: aNERF version of Garruk’s Axe from the Magic: The Gathering card game.

If the ax isn’t cool enough, it comes in a special pack ($110.99) with six limited-edition, alternate-art Planeswalkers Magic cards illustrated by comic-book artist Jae Lee (Batman/Superman). Lee is doing a signing session at the Hasbro booth at the San Diego Convention Center from 9:30-10:30 a.m. PT on July 26.


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