Hasbro Shares Star Wars Black Series Details for Force Friday

It’s Force Friday! At midnight tonight, stores have the green light to finally put Star Wars products out on the shelf. There’s a ton of it, and Hasbro has shared the official pics and descriptions. We’re going to focus it on the Star Wars Black Series 6-inch offerings.

We’ve seen some product line extensions in 6-inch. In addition to single-carded figures, we’re seeing more vehicles and a completely new line that includes 6-inch scaled statues plus environments, which you can plus up by adding your own Black Series figures to the scene.

Finally, if you’re sensitive to spoilers (even minor ones), you might want to skip this article. I try to stay away from entertainment news, but the product line-ups may reveal characters and story details that might tell you too much for your taste.

May the Force be with you!

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Hasbro Reveals Movie Figures for Thor: Ragnarok, Including Hulk, Hela, and Valkyrie

When the Hasbro Marvel team showed us the first three figures in the Marvel Legends series for Thor: Ragnarok, we thought we’d have to wait until San Diego Comic-Con for the rest. We were wrong, and delightfully so. This morning, they shared the official pics of the rest of the wave, including an incredible Build-a-Figure. In addition, Hasbro revealed an exclusive Thor 2-pack destined for Target shelves.

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LEGO Unites the League with Justice League Sets Due August 1st

LEGO is announcing three new Justice League sets for release on August 1st. You’ll be able to visit Atlantis, build up your armies of Parademons and Atlanteans, and add new Batman vehicles to his already impressive armory.

Aquaman (with a new deco), Batman, Cyborg, Flash, Wonder Woman, Steppenwolf, and Superman are among the mini-figures included in these sets. Wait a minute! Isn’t Superman dead? Dun dun dun!

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Hasbro Reveals Two More Marvel Legends Waves for 2017 – Marvel Knights and Thor

Hasbro is building excitement in the weeks ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, by hosting a special online event today for fan websites. In an exclusive video chat, the Hasbro Marvel Legends team revealed the final two carded figures and the Build-A-Figure for the Marvel Knights / Netflix wave. They also teased three figures from a new Legends wave tied to Thor: Ragnarok.

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Missing Good Guy Optimus Prime? Hasbro Has You Covered!

The last I saw of Optimus Prime, back in 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction, he was flying off into space, apparently leaving Earth behind. So while I was not at all surprised to see him back on Earth in the trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight, it was a bit of a shocker to see him as the supposed villain… although maybe not as much as seeing Mark Wahlberg fighting Transformers with a sword.

If bad guy Optimus Prime has you reminiscing back to when we were still somewhat hopeful about Michael Bay’s handling of our beloved childhood memories, then help is here; Hasbro recently announced that the Optimus Prime we know and love, from the first Transformers live action movie, will be joining the Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series this summer. Another shocker? That movie came out ten years ago.

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