Toy Fair 2010 – Hasbro Iron Man 2 Update

Hasbro’s Collector Briefing was earlier today, and there’s a lot of ground to cover.  I will hope to get through the Marvel properties tonight and take stock of how much is left to go.  Then I’ll see where I can fit in GI Joes, Star Wars, and Transformers.

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For the Marvel properties, I’ll start with Iron Man 2.  As I’ve commented in past Marvel reviews, the Hasbro / Marvel licensing agreement was driven heavily by Hasbro’s interest in the Marvel movie properties.  And as you’ll see here, there’s plenty of product to leverage the sure-to-be-a-blockbuster-or-Jon-Favreau-is-done-in-Hollywood Iron Man sequel.

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Mattel WWE Toy Fair 2010 Event with Triple H – Video and Press Release

We were excited to bring you our pictures and comments on the Mattel WWE Toy Fair 2010 Event with Triple H yesterday.  Now, here’s some video from the event, plus the official press release.

For those curious about WWE Legends, the official word from Mattel is that the suggested retail price for those figures is $14.99.  I’m really looking forward to that line.

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Mattel Kicks Off Toy Fair with Triple H and WWE Legends

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The Mattel WWE team got Toy Fair off to an early start, with WWE Superstar Triple H headlining a collector preview.  Neil Friedman, president of Mattel brands, and Donna Goldsmith, COO of the WWE, kicked off the event, highlighting that the partnership between Mattel and WWE is the first time WWE toys would be marketed with both kids and hardcore collectors in mind.

Triple H called the Mattel / WWE tag team a partnership of the “world champion in toys with the world champion in entertainment.”  He said that he and his fellow WWE superstars are impressed with the level of detail and articulation in the toys.  At one point, the wrestler struggled for the right words to describe his admiration of the toys, calling them “anatomically correct” with a laugh.  He then offered to take off his shirt to show that he is indeed “that ripped!”

Now, let’s get into the toys!

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The AFP / Fwoosh Hasbro Toy Fair Giveaway

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To kick off our coverage of Toy Fair 2010, our friends at Hasbro have sent us a prize pack of toys from the hottest Hasbro brands in 2009. Included in the prize pack:

  • G.I. Joe – The Rise of Cobra – Snake Eyes Paris Pursuit
  • Marvel Universe – Secret Wars – Iron Man and Spider-Woman
  • Star Wars – The Clone Wars – General Grievous
  • Transformers – Revenge of the Fallen – Sideswipe

At the end of the month, on February 28, we will pick up to four winners at random to take home item(s) from the prize pack.  Entering the contest is simple.  Sign up for any or all of the following free subscriptions:

If you sign up for all four, you’ll have four chances to win.  If you’re already subscribing, you’re already entered in the contest.

Alright folks – sign up and spread the word!  And good luck to all!

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