Transformers Fans, Get Ready to Celebrate MAY MAYHEM

Tomorrow is the first of May, and do you know what that means?  (Besides everyone online saying “May the Fourth Be With You” in a few days.) It means we are ready to kick of MAY MAYHEM for Transformers fans!  This month, you and I will be able to celebrate the ongoing Combiner Wars toyline with comics, online participation, new toys, and other fun ways.  The highlight of May Mayhem is the release of two new CW toys – Quickslinger (a/k/a Slingshot) and Brake-Neck (a/k/a Wild Rider), the two toys you need to recreate your Generation 1 experience with Superion

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Dark Horse Celebrates Four-Year Digital Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Dark Horse Digital reaches a new landmark when the digital store celebrates its fourth anniversary starting this Thursday. As a thank-you to fans, Dark Horse announces four special promotions! Have a free comic on Dark Horse! Beginning Thursday, April 23, Dark Horse will issue a two-dollar credit to all confirmed Dark Horse Digital newsletter subscribers with a registered Dark Horse Digital account! This credit can be used toward downloading a free digital comic or toward the purchase of any bundle or graphic novel. The very same day, Dark Horse Digital will also be offering 50 percent off all

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Mezco Presents Mortal Kombat X Series 2

I know I haven’t talked much about Mortal Kombat on ASM. Truth is, I loved the original few games. Kitana and Sub-Zero? Those were my jam in the MK2 middle of a sandwich with MK1 and Ultimate MK3 as the… horrible analogy gone even more wrong. Anyway, suffice it to say, I plunked many a quarter into those games back in the day, but I didn’t keep up after I left college and didn’t have easy access to arcade games, nor a home console powerful enough to play the later versions. But when I saw these pics from Mezco, I

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Funko’s Final Star Wars Celebration Exclusives

Star Wars Celebration starts tomorrow, and we’re getting caught up on these Funko announcements.  At booth 1410, you will have the opportunity to buy a lot of awesome Funko Star Wars merchandise!  We already showed you some of the exclusives; here are the rest! Verdigris Greedo Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 500 Matte Black Boba Fett Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 1000 Icey Storm Trooper Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 750 Star Clone Trooper Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Limited to 1000 Funko x Super 7 Super Shogun: Shadowtrooper 24″ tall, features a left fist launcher and wheeled

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‘Guardians Of The Galaxy,’ David Boreanaz Q&A’s, Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival, Creator Sessions, TV & Film Screenings Headline Programming At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

‘Gotham’ Screening, ‘Star Trek: TNG,’ Reunion, ‘Doctor Who,’ John Barrowman, Karl Urban, Stan Lee Sessions, Game Show, Leonard Nimoy Via Skype, Speed Dating, Film Festival Among 150+ Hours Of Panels At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, August 21-24 ROSEMONT, Ill., August 13, 2014 – In its largest and most diverse programming schedule to date, Wizard World Chicago Comic Con will feature more than 150 hours of Q&A’s, movie and TV screenings, special events, creator sessions, meet and greets, parties, fan-driven panels and more over four full days at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Thursday through Sunday, August 21-24. Most

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Hasbro Delivers the Hottest Special Edition Toys at Comic-Con International

HASBRO DELIVERS THE HOTTEST SPECIAL EDITION TOYS AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL, FEATURING TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, STAR WARS, MARVEL AND MORE PAWTUCKET, R.I. (July 23, 2014) – In what has become a highly anticipated annual tradition, Hasbro, INC. (NASDAQ: HAS) is returning to Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, with an array of special edition action figures and toys from Hasbro’s most popular brands inspired by the comics, movies, animated series and video games that made them popular. Fans can expect special edition figures from Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS, MAGIC: THE GATHERING

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Hasbro Returns to Comic-Con International, Showcasing Top Entertainment Brands

From TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and A Galaxy Far, Far Away to a Place Where Friendship is Magic, Fans Can Enjoy Their Favorite Pop Culture Brands All in One Place at San Diego Comic-Con.   Pawtucket, R.I. – July 23, 2014 – Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is coming back to Comic-Con International in San Diego to celebrate its iconic and globally renowned brands including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS, KRE-O, and licensed toy and game lines for ANGRY BIRDS, MARVEL, and STAR WARS. From toys and games, to comics, television programs and Hollywood blockbuster films, Hasbro continues to entertain kids and fans around the globe

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Wizard World Presents ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Panel Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart, Moderated By William Shatner, August 24 During Chicago Comic Con

Below is the press release announcing a special “Star Trek: The Next Generation” panel at Wizard World Chicago.  Six TNG members will be in attendance, and the panel will be moderated by William Shatner himself.  The reason for this panel?  It’s been twenty years since the finale, “All Good Things” aired. Twenty years?  Good Lord, I’m old.  See the press release below and hit the jump for more. Wizard World Presents ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Panel Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart, Moderated By William Shatner, August 24 During Chicago Comic Con Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Levar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent

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Hasbro Unveils “Angry Birds Transformers”

  I must be slipping; I couldn’t think of a bird-related pun for that headline.  In any case, Hasbro revealed their new “Angry Birds Transformers” line this morning, featuring the mash-up of the hit mobile game craze and those robots in disguise.  Frankly, after Angry Birds Star Wars, I’m surprised it took this long to get the Transformers version.  Angry Birds isn’t really my thing, but the kids seem to love it, and that’s what matters most.  Although I’m sure once we see plush Angry Bird Transformers, I’ll buy one or all for my kid.  Check out the artwork below,

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TF4 News – Cybertron Monday Is Here, New Poster Released, New Trailer Imminent

If you didn’t know already, today is Cybertron Monday!  You can head to http://www.cybertronmonday.com and find your favorite online retailer to pre-order Age of Extinction toys!  Check out the press release on the next page. For those who want more instant gratification, looks like brick-and-mortar stores are starting to break the release date and put toys on the shelves.  Your mileage may vary, so you have lots of options to get your TF4 Toy Fix. Secondly, according to Jason over at Flying Ninja Kick, at least one new TF4 Poster has been released, and a new trailer will be released to iTunes on

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