San Diego Comic Con – Hasbro Panel

    The last Hasbro presentation was just two weeks ago at Celebration Europe, see our coverage here.  So what new things have Hasbro decided to unveil at Comic-Con?

    New Galactice Heroes, Comic Packs, some exclusives, the return of the Evolutions line, Mighty Muggs and Indiana Jones!!!  Read on for more…

    Galactic Heroes – Nov 2007 (Wave 1 2008)
    Jabbas Sail Barge x 2, Imperial Officers x 2, Endor – Han and Leia &
    Dagobah – Luke with Yoda on his Back and Ghost Obi Wan

    The Comic Packs are a huge success and following Wave 3, shown at Celebration Europe the following waves were unveiled at Comic-Con: –

    Wave 4 (Nov 2007) – Anakin and A-series Assassin Droid from Republic #52, Bultar Swan and Koffi Arana from Purge & Hobbie Klivian and Baron Fel from X-Wing RS #21

    Wave 5 (Dec 2007) – Lt. Jundland (Luke) and Lt. Shan from Empire #39, Republic Commando and Super Battle Droid from  Star Wars Tales #23 & Mouse and Able in Stormtrooper Disguise from Empire #37

    Wal-Mart Exclusives (Oct 2007) – Obi Wan and Bail Organa with Twins from Revenge of the Sith Part 4, Boba Fett (Sarlaac goo) and Death Star Droid from Marvel #81 and Commander Keller and Galactic Marine from Republic #79

    Target Exclusive (Nov 2007) – AT-RT Assault Squad Battle Pack – features two AT-RT vehicles and 3 figures. 

    Wal Mart Exclusive (Nov 207) Jabba’s Band is back in 2 Scene Packs featuring the band and dancers (10 figures in all, 5 in each pack).

    We’re waiting for confirmation of whetherwhen these new exclusives will be coming to the UK or not…

    2008 Basic Figures – Wave 1 (Feb 2008) – Po Nudo, 2-1B, Octuparra Droid, Kashyyyk Trooper and Commander Gree

    A new range called Mighty Muggs in 2008 – Wave 1 features Chewbacca, Darth Maul, Darth Vader, Clone Trooper, Boba Fett and Han Solo

    The fan favourite Evolutions sets are coming back in 2008 – we were told this at Celebration Europe but sworn to secrecy!  First up will be limited quantities of the original 3 as re-releases – Anakin to Darth Vader, Clone Trooper to Storm Trooper and The Sith (Darth Maul, Darth Tyranus and Darth Sidious).  All packs will feature substantial new tooling.

    Wave 1 (2008): –
    Evolution of the Jedi – Qui-Gonn Jin, Bultar Swan and New Jedi Order Luke
    Evolution of the Sith #2 – Darth Bane, Darth Nihilus and Darth Maul (shirtless)
    Evolution of the Fetts – Mandalore, Jango and Boba

    [We know one or two of the sets for Wave 2 but our lips are sealed!]

    Hasbro then showed a sneak peak of the Indiana Jones line which is being brought to ‘life’ by the same team that bring us Star Wars.  The line will include figures from all four of the Indiana Jones films!

    There will be a Galactice Heroes line called Adventure Heroes – the first wave was shown along with the first wave of basic 3-3/4″ figures!

    James is an active member of the Star Wars collecting community, and is the Brand Director for Jedi News. James is also the host of the Star Wars Collectors Cast, and co-host of RADIO 1138 on the Jedi News Network.