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JoeCon: Hasbro Panel Day 2 New animated series, Target exclusive vehicles and more

#1 User is offline   The Wire 

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 10:27 AM

JoeCon: Hasbro Panel Day 2

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 12:23 PM

Pics from the panel are uploading now. No images for the cartoon but it is badass looking.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 12:55 PM

Sorry posted in the other thread, Jay's right - very very cool!

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 12:55 PM

Is the cartoon a realistic style of animation like the old one or more like the current Transformers cartoon or upcoming Cline Wars?

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 12:56 PM

The guys that did Avatar are doing it. The Flagg is awesome!

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 01:15 PM

Cool, love the look of the vehicles, but I might have to pass, I like that TRU A10 way more than the old stubby Rattler.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 01:15 PM

The animation is more like the original then anything we've seen since the original only it's better and I the action is sweet. Like Snake-Eyes throws a dagger at one of the Cobra Soldiers head. They don't show him actually killing the guys but you know when he's sticking his sword down to where he just threw a guy, he just killed that guy.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 01:16 PM

It would be nice to have a classic colored Rattler and Conquest to replace my old fragile ones but the pilots are not that great. Wild Weasel looks just like the comic pack one and Slip-Stream just has Trip-Wire's head.

So far my biggest complaints out of everything shown the last two days are Cutter and Slip-Streams heads.

I still really love those 7 packs.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 01:17 PM

View PostJayC, on Jun 28 2008, 01:15 PM, said:

The animation is more like the original then anything we've seen since the original only it's better and I the action is sweet. Like Snake-Eyes throws a dagger at one of the Cobra Soldiers head. They don't show him actually killing the guys but you know when he's sticking his sword down to where he just threw a guy, he just killed that guy.

Thanks Jay. Are the going to show the clip on Hasbro's site or someplace like that?

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 01:18 PM

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We type these fast and in the dark so there will likely be some typos in these reports till we can later go back and clean them up. We do this to bring you the news as soon as it's announced but we do apologize for any spelling mistakes that might occur

I'd like to clarify again that I wasn't trying to rag on you guys, and I offer an honest apology if it seemed that way. Mistakes will happen; I was serious when I said I was pointing it out only because I would want others to do the same for me.

That being said, thank you for providing all this cool, up-to-the-minute info. The new cartoon sounds AWESOME! I like the Lady Jaye/Starbuck comparison. Sounds ballsy, just like LJ should be. Warren Ellis writing it makes me a little giddy.

I do hope CC killing a baby seal has some point to it, and isn't just some random act of violence to convince us he's evil... then again, if that's pulled off well, it could still be good, I guess. I also like that they pulled one of the original cast members to pick up Chris Latta's mantle. Bravo!

It's also nice to hear some of the ideas that Hasbro is putting into these figures- I never would have made the purple IG/Voltar connection on my own.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 01:39 PM

All this is AWESOME!!! Keep it coming!!!!

When and where is the next con?!?!?!

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 02:01 PM

That extreme conditions pack with the Snow Serpents is awesome! I'll definitely be picking up a couple of those. :D

Gonna be getting that Rattler and Conquest too.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 02:14 PM

Does the Rattler have the gunners canopy this time?

Finally........ Environment specific sets!

Are the 12" Uniform sets exclusives?

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 02:14 PM

man im love 2008 we are get some kick a** stuff.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 07:54 PM

*strikes up the Hallelujah chorus* WOOOOOOOHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


lokking forward to 2008!! TONS of great looking stuff, especially that Arctic set, planes, and that Deep six figure.

A new cartoon even, I really wanna see the video for that any links for it or anything?

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 08:43 PM

View PostThe Thing, on Jun 28 2008, 02:14 PM, said:

Are the 12" Uniform sets exclusives?

Yes, the retro 12" figures and accessory sets are Walmart exclusives.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 10:07 PM

View PostThe Thing, on Jun 28 2008, 03:14 PM, said:

Does the Rattler have the gunners canopy this time?

Finally........ Environment specific sets!

Are the 12" Uniform sets exclusives?


Yes it has a canopy and yes they are Wal-Mart exclusives.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 10:10 PM

View PostBlackmada, on Jun 28 2008, 02:17 PM, said:

View PostJayC, on Jun 28 2008, 01:15 PM, said:

The animation is more like the original then anything we've seen since the original only it's better and I the action is sweet. Like Snake-Eyes throws a dagger at one of the Cobra Soldiers head. They don't show him actually killing the guys but you know when he's sticking his sword down to where he just threw a guy, he just killed that guy.

Thanks Jay. Are the going to show the clip on Hasbro's site or someplace like that?


According to Hasbro they were not going to be showing the clip online. What they showed us was not really a trailer, just something to give us an idea of what we can expect. Probably so we can all talk it up, which in this case is worth talking up. I don't know when they will actually show something online though I would guess they will show something at SDCC next month. If nothing else the same clip as they showed here.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 10:27 PM

It would be cool if they showed something on the DVD's in the DVD packs.

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 02:01 AM

How many times does Hasbro have to release a figure before they get it right? Well if Duke is any indication it takes them 6 times. Course I guess you could make the case that it's TF Duke and we'd need him in his V1 colors to count....which would be 7.

Doesn't give me much hope for a chance of a fixed Rock N' Roll, Breaker, Steeler, Clutch, Grunt Or Short Fuze in the future. Course if The Major Bludd in the 7 pack has a poseable robot arm and they don't change his colors I might have to eat those words since will have only taken them 2 tries.

The rest of the stuff looks pretty sweet. I really like the Evviro sets, and the Jets. Don't know why they are bothering with ARAH guys in 12inch format when we have the Sideshow stuff, but whatever.

So we going to see anything more tomm. or is this about all she wrote onnew stuff?

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 02:29 PM

I'm aleady excited about the new toon, and i haven't even seen it! if it shows up on you tube someone let us know! lol.
I do hope to see it on dvd, although i'd still love to have all the old series too!

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 09:11 PM

Anyone else excited about the return of Adventure Team exclusives?

Viper Hunter? Anyone?

Anyone get any info on what kind of AT stuff to expect?

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 09:18 PM

View PostJcast, on Jun 29 2008, 08:11 PM, said:

Anyone else excited about the return of Adventure Team exclusives?

Viper Hunter? Anyone?

Anyone get any info on what kind of AT stuff to expect?


Adventure Team = ARAH's older ret@rded brother...also known as Barbie-dolls with guns. @smilepunch@



On a side note, I just realized that the boards filter out the word "ret@rded."

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 09:25 PM

View PostJcast, on Jun 29 2008, 10:11 PM, said:

Anyone else excited about the return of Adventure Team exclusives?

Viper Hunter? Anyone?



^_^ ooooooh..you BET'CHA!!

My crew needs some new additions...

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Anyone get any info on what kind of AT stuff to expect?


I'm waiting on more info about that as well. ANYTHING is good, but more would be better. :)

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 09:35 PM

View PostMagic 8 Ball, on Jun 28 2008, 01:18 PM, said:

I do hope CC killing a baby seal has some point to it, and isn't just some random act of violence to convince us he's evil... then again, if that's pulled off well, it could still be good, I guess. I also like that they pulled one of the original cast members to pick up Chris Latta's mantle. Bravo!


They meant that in jest, he's not really killing one. The animation team was just describing how much more ruthless he'll be. This was said in comparsion to the Sunbow series.

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