NYCC 2011: Transformers and Star Wars Presentations Slides Online

We’ve got the high-res presentation slides from both the Transformers presentation and Star Wars presentation from New York Comic Con! Thanks to Hunter PR and Hasbro for the pics. Check them out in the Geekly Rewind Gallery via these links: Transformers: http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/New-York-Comic-Con-2011/hasbro/transformers-presentation-slides/index.html Star Wars: http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/New-York-Comic-Con-2011/hasbro/star-wars-presentation-slides/index.html Don’t forget, you can see other NYCC pics in the Geekly Rewind Gallery: http://www.asmzine.com/gallery/conventions/New-York-Comic-Con-2011/index.html

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NYCC 2011: What the Heck is Unit:E?

So, Justin Aclin tweeted this picture earlier this afternoon, calling it the “sleeper hit of the con?” It’s a promotional poster of Unit:E, which is, well, just look at it: It appears to be a new story that combines a lot of Hasbro properties into one continuity. Or something. We’ve got Jem and the Holograms, M.A.S.K. (holy crap M.A.S.K.!), Stretch Armstrong, Candy Land, Battleship Galaxies, the Action Man, The Micronauts, and Primordia. What does it mean? TFW2005 found a trademark earlier this year that claims it will be for a new Hasbro Studios movie. Whatever it is, it’s piqued our

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NYCC 2011: Hasbro Preview Night Thoughts

While ASM wasn’t at Hasbro’s Preview Night yesterday (congrats to the lucky ones who were!), that doesn’t mean we didn’t go searching the net for pictures of what was on display. Here’s a quick smattering of thoughts from me. Transformers From TFormers.com’s gallery (see it here), I think I’m most psyched about Cyberverse. I used to hate having characters in multiple size-classes. It ruined scale, plus it meant that in my completist days, I had to buy the same character over and over. Well, my completist days are over, and now I love the idea of Cyberverse. If you are

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Press Release: Hasbro Announces New York Comic Con Debut and “NYCC Kids!”

HASBRO ANNOUNCES NEW YORK COMIC CON DEBUT AND TITLE SPONSORSHIP OF “NYCC KIDS!” The Global Branded Play Company to Showcase Its Iconic Pop-Culture Properties at the Convention and Host the National BEYBLADE Championship at New York Comic Con’s “NYCC Kids!” PAWTUCKET, R.I. – SEPTEMBER 8, 2011 – For the first time at New York Comic Con, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) will attend the convention at the Javits Convention Center in New York City from October 13-16 to present many of its iconic brands and meet with fans. Hasbro will have a significant booth presence featuring current and upcoming products from

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