2009 Hasbro Collector – Fan Media Event

Toy Fair is upon us once again, and the Nerd Herds are underway.

Tis the season…for American Toy Fair in New York City!  As we enter into an exciting year for Hasbro, we would like to extend an invitation for you to attend Hasbro’s 2009 Collector-Fan Media Day event on Saturday, February 14, 2009.  This special invite-only event allows media guests to gather invaluable information from each of Hasbro’s boys brands, engage representatives from each of the brands in a Q&A, and tour the Hasbro showroom to capture photos all the products you’ve been anxiously awaiting to see!

PIT Playset PackageHasbro has made available press images for each of their collector-based brands:

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Marvel Universe – 70th Anniversary Fan’s Choice!


Who will be the 5 newest members of the Universe? This is your chance to run the table True Believers… the future of the Marvel Universe is in your hands. Cast your vote and help determine which fan favorites will have their day in the sun. The top 5 vote getters will be added to the 2010 Universe lineup so don’t miss your chance to weigh in! Voting starts on February 10th and ends on March 5th. Vote for up to five of your favorites. The results will be announced March 16th on Hasbro.com/Marvel.

via Marvel News – Starting February 10th – 70th Anniversary Fan’s Choice!

Mattel – Who ya gonna call?

Mattel has announced a new line of 6- and 12-inch collectible figures for the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters.


Favorite Ghosts and Ghostbusters Included to Celebrate Classic Film’s 25th Anniversary

Culver City, Calif. – February 4, 2009 – Sony Pictures Consumer Products and Mattel, Inc. announced today the development of a new collectible line of toys based on the world’s favorite poltergeist fighting team, the Ghostbusters, including an extensive cast of ghosts and ghostbusters – celebrating the 25th anniversary of the frightfully funny classic film “Ghostbusters.”

Mattel’s “Ghostbusters” collectible line, debuts with 12-inch figures in June 2009, and will be available exclusively at MattyCollector.com. Each figure will feature window box packaging and include authentic Ghostbuster equipment unique to each character. For the first time, Mattel’s line will include talent likeness of Egon Spengler, Ray Stantz, Peter Venkman and Winston Zeddemore. Select prototype figures will be on display February 6-8 at New York Comic Con and February 15 at Mattel’s New York Toy Fair Collector Preview Night (by invitation only.).

Read more at the Mattel Online Store.

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