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Hasbro Reveals “Marvel Legends 80th Anniversary” Comic Book Covers

If you’ve been following the website over the last couple of weeks, you already know that I’ve been letting the Pop Culture side of the fence take over as the massive Comic Con International: San Diego gets closer to happening. Part of the event will actually begin tomorrow and you’ll want to click HERE to see all of the posts that have been loaded onto the website so far. Now its time to share this super cool news from the fine folks at Hasbro Toys so do dig in.

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The Press Release:
In celebration of 80 years of Marvel Comics, we’re thrilled to share that Hasbro has created some amazing comic book cover images featuring a variety of figures from the new Marvel Legends 80th Anniversary line, including characters such as Iron Man, Thor, Storm, Colossus, and more. During San Diego Comic-Con later this week, the covers that feature the Marvel Legends X-Men figures will be made available for free for guests during two poster giveaway sessions at the Hasbro Booth (#3213)! Giveaway sessions will take place Friday at 10:30am and Saturday at 4:30pm. During each session two of the four posters will be distributed. Fans can swing by the booth during these times to collect all four to create one large X-Men poster. In addition, the Marvel Legends 80th Anniversary figures will be available for pre-order on Thursday, 7/18.

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Hasbro’s Massive Unicron Transformers Figure Revealed

It’s not always easy to rally behind the Kickstarters that we hear about almost every day here at the Metal Media Command HQ, but this one was hard to avoid since it speaks to the diehard collectors and folks who count on my alerts in our Pop Culture features. I’ve just received the details on this awesome Transformers item “UNICRON”. Take a look down below to the press copy and the provided images.

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The Press Release:
Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, Hasbro revealed their largest TRANSFORMERS figure ever – The Lord of Chaos. The Planet Eater. The Chaos Bringer – UNICRON! After last year’s crowdfunding success, HASLAB is back with this exciting new creation – the first ever TRANSFORMERS HASLAB project – TRANSFORMERS: WAR FOR CYBERTRON UNICRON.

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Factory Entertainment Reveals “20” Exclusives For SDCC 2019

We’ve still got a few weeks to go before Comic Con International: San Diego happens and while a couple of press releases have hit our Media Command HQ email, I feel the dam is about to burst. We’ve just received some coolness regarding Factory Entertainment and you can check that out down below. Also, you might want to check out THIS LINK as it will keep a running list of any of the other San Diego Comic Con posts that I do. Let’s read on shall we?

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The Press Release:
Factory Entertainment, Inc., has revealed its limited edition San Diego Comic-Con exclusive offerings for 2019, and it’s the company’s most ambitious with a total of 20 different collectibles from a wide range of pop-culture movies and TV shows.

Each limited edition convention exclusive is available to pre-order on Factory Entertainment’s website (http://www.factoryent.com) now through Tuesday, July 9th, to either pick up at the company’s booth (#2743) or to ship directly to a collector’s address after San Diego Comic-Con.

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LEGO Reveals Exclusive “PS4 Spider-Man” For SDCC 2019

Longtime readers know full well how much we love the comic book medium and the assorted toys that often accompany a property here at PiercingMetal and a favored brand for sure is LEGO. With the Comic Con International: San Diego approaching fast, I am continuing to share whatever reveals I am alerted to. Check this out.

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The Press Release:
This morning The LEGO Group unveiled its latest exclusive for next month’s San Diego Comic Con: PS4 Spider-Man™. A sneak peek at Spider-Man in his Advanced Suit as he appears in the popular PS4 video game Marvel’s Spider-Man in LEGO minifigure form. The minifigure will be exclusively available and given away to select Comic-Con attendees. Attendees will have a chance to win this minifigure in a randomized instant-win drawing on Thursday, July 18. Additional details will be available closer to the show.

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Bandai Reveals Their SDCC Exclusive “Godzilla” Figure

As the Comic Con International: San Diego draws closer, we are receiving more and more visuals from the companies that will have some awesome exclusives at this years convention. This latest reveal comes from the Bandai company who will be doling out an exclusive vinyl figure of “Godzilla: King Of The Monsters”. Take a look down below for the press copy and a bunch of provided images.

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The Press Release:
From Bandai the 65th Anniversary 1954 Godzilla Deluxe Vinyl Figure (2019 Convention Exclusive) is an authentic recreation of the iconic kaiju that introduced Godzilla to the world in the 1954 Toho film Godzilla. This highly detailed 2019 Convention Exclusive Godzilla features accurate sculpting in a limited edition translucent flake vinyl with added paint treatments for enhanced realism. The exclusive package is a displayable window box with premium sleeve.

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