July 27, 2009 - Hasbro's exclusive items from the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International are now available on their Hasbro Toy Shop web site.
Don't forget your coupon codes! Here are a few that might come in handy - thanks to PastePotPete, JediJones, and Joker for posting these on the ToyBuzz forum!
- GIJOE10 - good for 10% off your GI Joe purchase
- THANKS10 - good for 10% off your entire order
- BKTF09 - free shipping on Transformers
There are also other coupons listed on the RetailMeNot web site, so be sure to take a look and decide which coupon will work out best on this particular purchase for you. (For example, in our case, we weren't ordering any Transformers, so we used the THANKS10 code.)
If you need a refresher of Hasbro's exclusives, here's a summary from their pre-convention press release:
G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA 12" BARONESS Special Edition Figure
(Adult Collectible; Approximate Retail Price: $29.99)
Just in time for the release of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, due out on August 7th from Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment, in association with Hasbro, Hasbro introduces the first and only 12" BARONESS figure. The figure, in the likeness of BARONESS actress Sienna Miller as seen in the upcoming movie, features a soft goods trench coat and body suit as well as multiple signature weapons. The figure comes with an R. Black designed "COBRA recruiting poster" featuring BARONESS and features the "COBRA Office of Propaganda" seal of approval. The figure and poster come packaged together in a premium faux-leather box with embossed foil.
G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA 3 ¾" DESTRO 2-Pack Special Edition Figures
(Ages 4 and Up; Approximate Retail Price: $24.99)
Covertly retrieved from a G.I. JOE evidence storage facility and released by the "COBRA Office of Propaganda," this special edition 3 ¾" DESTRO 2-Pack represents James "Destro" McCullen's personal bound tome containing the history of the Clan McCullen. Opens to reveal two fully articulated 3 ¾" carded McCullen figures with masks and accessories as seen in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, as well as a timeline highlighting the weapons supplying escapades of each McCullen generation throughout history.
(Special Edition Book; Approximate Retail Price: $29.95)
Hasbro and friends of Gianni Lopergolo, a Hasbro employee living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, are introducing Insight:, a book of Mr. Lopergolo's stunning and unique photography of Hasbro's G.I. JOE, MARVEL and STAR WARS action figures. Spanning Mr. Lopergolo's eight year career at Hasbro, the book features over 90 images of action figures posed and photographed at Hasbro's internal creative studios. Using simple props and a creative use of lighting and imagination, Mr. Lopergolo revolutionized how the toy maker photographs its beloved action figures. The high quality book features over 120 pages of images, some previously unreleased, for readers to explore and appreciate and will be available for immediate purchase at the HasbroToyShop booth at San Diego Comic-Con July 23-26 as well as online at www.HasbroToyShop.com. Sales of the book will benefit ALS Foundations and the family of the innovative artist. To learn more about Insight: visit www.hasbro.com/giannisbook.
LITTLEST PET SHOP COLLECTORS EXCLUSIVE
(Ages 4 and up; Approximate Retail Price $7.99)
This little kitty pet is showing her super hero side! Featuring comics-themed graphics plus painted-on shiny boots and a mask, this adorable friend is perfect for adding a little extra "pow!" to your LITTLEST PET SHOP pets collection. This HasbroToyShop Exclusive launches at San Diego Comic-Con 2009 and is also available at HasbroToyShop.com. Get this exclusive figure while supplies last.
MARVEL Wolverine MIGHTY MUGG
(Ages 6 & up; Approximate Retail Price: $14.99)
This Righteous Rebel with claws coming to you in exclusive foil packaging for Comic-Con. "Made from 100% Recycled AWESOME™!", this X-Man sports a lovable sneer and retractable claws on both hands.
MARVEL Universe - 3 ¾ 70th Anniversary Box Set
(Ages 4 & up; Approximate Retail Price: $39.99)
The Invaders are here! Celebrating 70 years of rich comic history, this exclusive box set pays tribute to a classic super team and four timeless Marvel characters. Featuring all original artwork by none other than Joe Quesada, each set includes four separate single carded figures: Captain America, the Original Human Torch, Prince Namor and the Red Skull. Sealed with a commemorative 70th anniversary magnet and stuffed with 4 "top secret" War Dept. files, you won't want to miss this one!
MY LITTLE PONY 2009 COLLECTORS EXCLUSIVE PONY
(Ages 3 and up; Approximate Retail Price: $14.99)
The popular special edition MY LITTLE PONY figure available at San Diego Comic-Con will have fans "split" in 2009. One side of the iconic MY LITTLE PONY figure features a super hero ready to "save the day" while her other half features a super villain alter ego ready to "rule the world." This comic book inspired design comes in a very unique package intended to let both sides of this pony's personality shine through two clear "peek-a-boo" MY LITTLE PONY silhouettes on either side of the colorful box. This HasbroToyShop Exclusive launches at San Diego Comic-Con 2009 and is also available at HasbroToyShop.com! Get this exclusive figure while supplies last.
STAR WARS LUKE SKYWALKER ACTION FIGURE
(Ages 4 & up; Approximate Retail Price: $9.99)
It was LUKE SKYWALKER'S boyhood dream to one day pilot an X-WING STARFIGHTER for the REBEL ALLIANCE - and when that day came, he was all smiles. Hasbro is offering a 3-3/4-inch "SMILING LUKE" action figure exclusively at Comic-Con 2009! Includes ladder and pilot helmet.
STAR WARS THE FORCE UNLEASHED STORMTROOPER COMMANDER ACTION FIGURE
(Ages 4 & up; Approximate Retail Price: $12.99)
Recruited from the intergalactic battle action of "The Force Unleashed" video game to the frontlines of Hasbro's Comic-Con 2009 exclusives lineup, THE FORCE UNLEASHED STORMTROOPER COMMANDER action figure features highly detailed armor in the classic 3-3/4-inch scale.
TRANSFORMERS 25th ANNIVERSARY SOUNDWAVE Special Edition
(Ages 5 and Up; Approximate Retail Price: $49.99)
One of the most recognizable characters from the TRANSFORMERS brand lore, SOUNDWAVE is making a retro-comeback for San Diego Comic-Con in honor of the brand's 25th Anniversary. Hasbro is re-releasing the original 1984 edition of the figure that will include four of the SOUNDWAVE character's cassettes, two of which have not been released since the 80's. The cassette characters include BUZZSAW, LASERBEAK, RATBAT and RAVAGE. The four figures fully convert between robot and cassette mode and fit into SOUNDWAVE when in cassette mode.
TRANSFORMERS OPTIMUS PRIME MIGHTY MUGG Special Edition
(Ages 6 and Up; Approximate Retail Price: $14.99)
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the TRANSFORMERS brand, OPTIMUS PRIME, leader of the AUTOBOTS and one of the most well known characters from the TRANSFORMERS brand lore, is getting the popular MIGHTY MUGGS line treatment for San Diego Comic-Con. This special edition OPTIMUS PRIME MIGHTY MUGG figure, which comes with a detachable cannon, shines with a metallic finish and comes in commemorative foil packaging.