Like Marvel Movies? You’re In Luck For At Least Three Years

Let’s see here… Iron Man 2 – May 7, 2010 Spider-Man 4 – May 6, 2011 Thor – June 17, 2011 The First Avenger: Captain America – July 22, 2011 The Avengers – May 4, 2012 What this does is push Thor from a June 2010 release out one year, and give Marvel a 3-picture punch in 2011. Sounds good to me. In unrelated news, though, this still doesn’t mean that I get Fanboys near me any time soon….

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March 2009 Hasbro TF Team Q&A

You asked, they answered.  Here is the March 2009 batch of Q&A from Hasbro’s Transformers Team. ASM Will be posted when Hasbro provides an answer to ASM. Have you determined how Devastator will be packaged? Will he be in robot mode or vehicle mode? — Baltmatrix Devastator will be packed out in his combined robot mode. Not sure if you guys know anything about this at all, but are you at liberty to discuss the announced and immediately canceled third wave of the 3-D Battle Card Game? If so, can you give us any info whatsoever? If not, is there

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It’s Not Proper To Reveal A Woman’s Age

But I’ll do it anyway.  Happy 50th birthday to Barbie!  March 9th, 1959 is when Barbie first appeared.  Fifty years later, she’s still going strong with her friends and accessories, but has the rest of the world passed her by?  Mattel would like to think not.  Time will tell if yet another generation of kids will grow up with the world’s most famous doll.

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Derrick Teases “Transwarped”

Derrick Wyatt has updated his blog with teaser images from the upcoming “Transformers Animated” Season 3 premiere movie “Transwarped”.  The episode airs this Saturday at 8am on Cartoon Network (be sure to check local listings for the exact time in your time zone). It looks really cool.  Have I mentioned how much I love the TF:A show?  And the toys?  And Derrick? No? Well, uh, consider it mentioned.

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And BotCon ’09 Toy #3 Is….

… Landshark! It’s based on Landmine from the Energon line, a toy I think I played with once or twice before needing to put him away because of space reasons. (Aside: I can’t wait to get a house.) If I remember correctly, it was a nifty toy. As for Landshark, I like it. If you want a comparison to the actual animal, I can see the angular lines to give it a shark look.   I love the blue plastic used in the visor as it complements the green and orange. As for the motto… seems kind of meta, actually. Not

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IGN Says Inara’s Gonna Be A Lizard

IGN TV has posted a report that Morena Baccarin is going to appear in the remake of the TV series V.   Baccarin, known to most sci-fi fans as Inara from “Firefly” and Serenity, will play the role of “Anna”, the leader of the aliens (or “Visitors”), described by the Hollywood Reporter as “remarkably knowledgeable about human culture and media manipulation.” I was already going to watch the new V, as I was a fan of the original mini-series, but with Morena, I’m totally sold on watching it.  It better not suck.

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Like Many, I Watched “Watchmen”

So, I saw Watchmen on Saturday, after weeks of anticipation.  I should point out that I’ve not been a fan of the graphic novel for years and years.  In fact, I only finished reading it for the first time about two months ago.  Yes, it’s been out for over twenty years, but I’d not read it.  Surprisingly, I had not been spoiled on any plot point in those twenty years, either.  So I went into the book with a clean perspective. Of course, I loved the graphic novel.  I had known that it was a very layered story, with depth

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Price Drop on Transformers Deluxe Figures

I just received a Target catalog in the mail.  On page 34, they show Transformers Animated Blurr next to the words “TRANSFORMERS DELUXE FIGURE”.  The price is indicated as a Temporary Price Cut of $8.99.  The fine print on the back of the catalog says the prices are good March 3 through April 5, 2009.  Seems like a good time to pick up some more Deluxe TFs.  The blurb mentions “straight from the animated series”, which might indicate it’s for Animated toys only; perhaps Universe will get in on the sale prices as well. They also show two LEGO toys

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