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Hasbro Unveils “REVOLUTION” Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set SDCC Exclusive

I’ve been doing my best to share the toy and comic book exclusives that are going to be available at the Comic Con International: San Diego, and here is a massive bit of coolness coming care of the Hasbro Toys side. Dig in.

The Press Release:
REVOLUTION Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set: 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. (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego) The item will also be available at Fan Expo in Canada.
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IDW & Top Shelf Reveal SDCC 2017 Exclusives & Debuts

I’ve been making sure to line out a lot of the exclusive items that you might want to be on the hunt for at the end of the month Comic Con International: San Diego (or SDCC for short) and now we’ve gotten to the massive rundown of awesome coming care of IDW Publishing. This is a long list so get a cup of coffee before this one and start marking stuff down on your mobile device if you are planning on hitting the con. Here we go with the press release first.

The Press Release:
IDW is ready for San Diego Comic-Con International— are you? Get prepped for the biggest convention of the year with this complete list of IDW’s hottest exclusives and debuts. All of your convention must-haves in one convenient place! Select exclusives are now available for pre-order at IDW’s webstore – idw.pub/conexclusives

Be on the lookout every day for unique bundle packages that will include trade paperback collections, hardcovers, rare variants and more! Every day we’ll be offering TWO title-specific bundles that include a free high-quality Tom Whalen print. IDW will also debut brand new enamel pins, available for the first time ever! Pin availability will change each day so be sure to come back and get yours! These convention exclusives are only available for pick up at IDW’s SDCC booth #2743 throughout the convention or at the San Diego Comic Art Gallery from July 21st through July 24th. The gallery, located in the Liberty Station Arts District in the Point Loma area of San Diego, currently features exhibits by acclaimed artists Kevin Eastman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and Walter Simonson (Thor, Ragnarök).
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Hasbro Reveals “G.I. Joe” SDCC 2017 Convention Exclusive

About a week ago I shared some press news about an exclusive “Transformers” figure of Optimus Prime that could only be secured at the upcoming Comic Con International: San Diego (SDCC) and if you missed that post just click HERE to see it. Now its time to share the skinny on a license that I was a big fan of back in the day, the “G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero” line of figures. This coming July, attendees of the convention can get a limited edition “Cobra Missile Command Headquarters” playset that calls back to the good old days. Take a look at some press and images that were provided.

The Propaganda: G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters (Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)

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Paramount Pictures & Hasbro To Create Cross-Property Connected Film Universe

The Press Release:
HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 21, 2016) – Paramount Pictures and Hasbro, Inc. today unveiled its top talent writers room which will have responsibility for developing Hasbro’s cross-property interconnected onscreen universe featuring the brands G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) and ROM. This group includes some of the most notable creative talent in Hollywood, including Academy Award Winner Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind), who will have responsibility for overseeing the writers room on behalf of Hasbro and Paramount as well as serving as Executive Producer for all of the films. Joining Goldsman will be Lindsey Beer (Wizard of Oz, Kingkiller Chronicle), Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay), Cheo Coker (Luke Cage, Ray Donovan), Joe Robert Cole (Black Panther, People vs. OJ), Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel), Jeff Pinkner (Lost, The Dark Tower), Nicole Riegel (Soldier Girls), Geneva Robertson (Atlantis, Tomb Raider) and Brian K Vaughan (Under the Dome, Lost).

Allspark Pictures, Hasbro’s film label, plans to produce films based on this cross-property universe, with Brian Goldner (Chairman, President and CEO, Hasbro) and Stephen Davis (Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer, Hasbro) serving as Producers, and Josh Feldman (Co-Head of Storytelling, Hasbro) as Co-Executive Producer. Hasbro will also deploy in the room an unprecedented team of its top artists and designers to assist Goldsman and the writers to visualize this all-new cinematic universe.
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Opening Today: “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” (3/28/2013)

“Go Joe!!!!” It’s time to get back on track.

Poster - GI Joe Retaliation - 2013
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