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Hasbro’s KRE-O Brand “Builds” a Major Presence at Comic-Con

Pawtucket, R.I. – July 6, 2012 – At Comic-Con, the KRE-O brand from Hasbro, Inc. boldly goes where no one has gone before. Based on the upcoming Star Trek sequel from Paramount Pictures and directed by J.J. Abrams, the KRE-O Star Trek line, under license from CBS Consumer Products, features a variety of vehicles from the movie along with fun KREON figures based on iconic Star Trek characters. Fans will be able to see the KRE-O Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise set and Kirk, Spock and Bones KREON figures for the first time in person at the Hasbro Comic-Con booth (#3213) beginning on Preview Night, July 11.

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Hasbro’s SDCC Uncanny X-Force Are Legendary

 

2012 marked the Return of Marvel Legends, and Hasbro is going all-out with an amazing box set of Legends figures available at Comic Con. The Uncanny X-Force set delivers stunning new versions of Wolverine, Psylocke and Archangel, all in their X-Force gear, and promises to round out the covert ops mutant team nicely.

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The Amazing Spiderman – Khalil’s Take

Marvel’s webslinger returns to the big screen to battle the Dark Knight this summer. Will the teen genius beat the millionaire playboy?

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Comic Con Gets Jinx-ed, In The Best Way Possible

One of the most exciting exclusives Hasbro is bringing to Comic Con is the GI Joe Kim Arashikage figure, marking the return of the Joe team’s resident lady ninja to the 25th/ Modern era. With an incredible new sculpt, great accessories and a classic look, I don’t think Jinx could have turned out any better.

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Now That’s What I Call (Final Fantasy) Music! Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Review

There’s nothing quite like a sweeping, dramatic orchestral piece to send shivers down your spine.  The music of the Final Fantasy games has always been regarded as some of the highest caliber in the industry, even when it relied on 8-bit sounds and relatively simple melodies.  Theatrhythm serves as a “Greatest Hits” compilation for every numbered Final Fantasy game of the last 25 years, wrapped up in totally addictive gameplay with tons of polish.

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Playmates Shells Out Their (Mostly) Great New TMNT Figures

Since their debut at Toy Fair in February, I’ve been highly anticipating the release of Playmates’ new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line.  Based on Nickelodean’s upcoming CGI-animated reboot of the television series, the titular characters sport fresh new sculpts that pull elements from both the original Mirage comic series as well as the classic animated series, but with some creative new twists.  Unfortunately, while all four turtles look and feel incredible, the supporting cast received a rather below-average treatment, hurting the line as a whole.

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DC Collectibles Launches New 3.75″ Line At Comic Con

DC Collectibles revealed their SDCC exclusive Green Lantern two-pack, featuring the debut of the 3.75″ DC Universe, and the promise of more figures to be shown at Comic Con.

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Disney’s Oz Paints A Pretty Picture

Disney releases the painterly teaser poster for Sam Raimi’s upcoming Wizard of Oz prequel.

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TMNT Night Shadow Leonardo Heads To Comic Con

Playmates new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line officially hits stores a few weeks after Comic Con, and to hype the release, Playmates has an exclusive TMNT figure in tap for the Con.

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Toys R Us Comic Con Exclusives

Toys R Us has ten exclusives which will make their debut at Comic Con next week.  With some big company tie-ins, previews of some exciting new toy lines, and even the first, ever Joss Whedon figure the TRU booth should definitely be on your shopping list.

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