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Hasbro’s SDCC Exclusive Crossover Set Brings Together Transformers, G.I. Joe, Action Man, Micronauts, M.A.S.K., Visionaries, and ROM

San Diego Comic-Con is quickly approaching and we’re getting more reveals of the exclusives you can expect at the show. Hasbro has shown off a new set which is high on our list of must gets is the “Revolution Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set” based on the upcoming Revolution: First Strike storyline of comics from IDW Publishing which features all of these properties in one shared universe.

The set includes Jetfire from Transformers, Roadblock from G.I. Joe, Action Man, a team of Micronauts, Matt Trakker from M.A.S.K. Mobile Armored Strike Command, Leoric from Visionaries, and Rom and a Dire Wraith from Rom the Spaceknight.

The set will retail for $99.99 and available at booth #3329 at San Diego Comic-Con. It’ll also be available at Fan Expo in Canada.

When characters from different story worlds come together in a single storyline, they call it a crossover. For this event, they needed something bigger. MUCH bigger. Celebrate the beyond epic IDW Revolution crossover event with the REVOLUTION Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set convention exclusive. Featuring 16 characters from seven story worlds, this set serves as a prelude to IDW’s upcoming REVOLUTION: FIRST STRIKE sequel set for later this year. Many characters in this set are making their debut in the 3-3/4” figure format, and for the first time, characters from these brands are presented in a scale that allows the entire Universe to be played together! Includes JETFIRE from TRANSFORMERS, ROADBLOCK from G.I. JOE, ACTION MAN, a team of MICRONAUTS, MATT TRAKKER from M.A.S.K. MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE COMMAND, LEORIC from VISIONARIES and ROM and a DIRE WRAITH from ROM THE SPACEKNIGHT. The REVOLUTION Comic Crossover Preview Mega-Set will be for sale during San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.

Paramount and Hasbro Lift the Curtains on Their Group of Writers Building a New Film Universe

Hasbro_logo_newThere has been much discussion of Paramount Pictures and Hasbro‘s plan to build a shared interconnected movie universe featuring numerous Hasbro brands. This movie universe will include G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) and ROM. To put it all together, the two companies have created a writers room featuring some top notch talent. Today they’ve lifted the curtain as to who is taking part before their inaugural meeting this Monday.

This group includes some of the most notable creative talent in Hollywood, including Academy Award Winner Akiva Goldsman, who will have responsibility for overseeing the writers room on behalf of Hasbro and Paramount as well as serving as Executive Producer for all of the films. Joining Goldsman will be Lindsey Beer, Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael Chabon, Cheo Coker, Joe Robert Cole, Nicole Perlman, Jeff Pinkner, Nicole Riegel, Geneva Robertson and Brian K Vaughan.

Allspark Pictures, Hasbro’s film label, plans to produce films based on this cross-property universe, and this is on top of the expanded universe for the company’s Transformers line of films.

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