Hasbro Announces Dates for 2019 HASCON Event

Hasbro Announces Dates for 2019 HASCON Event
Second-Ever HASCON FANmily Event Scheduled for Sept. 6 – 8, 2019 in Providence, R.I.

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) today announced that it will host its second-ever HASCON event Sept. 6 – 8, 2019, in Providence, R.I. at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

Hasbro hosted its inaugural HASCON event this past September, offering families and fans of all ages a completely new way to experience its brands, and a behind-the-scenes pass to the world of Hasbro. The event featured three days of hands-on brand experiences, meet-and-greets, sneak peeks, concerts, exclusive reveals, star-studded panels and fan-centric surprises.

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Win a Pair of Shoes from Po-Zu at MCM London Comic-Con

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Hasbro Reveals Chewbacca Mighty Mugg at MCM London Comic-Con

Hasbro is at MCM London Comic-Con this weekend, and they’ve brought along all kinds of amazing reveals. Of interest to Star Wars fans, today they unveiled the all-new Chewbacca Mighty Mugg! Chewie joins previously announced Star Wars characters, classic and new, and will hit stores in January 2018.

Check out the images below:

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ New York Comic Con Experience [Video]

What would do if you were confronted by the First Order? Attendees at New York Comic Con this year got the shock of their lives when they came face to face with Kylo Ren. Check out the video below:

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Second Annual Play Fair Returns to New York This November

SECOND ANNUAL PLAY FAIR, A PUBLIC CELEBRATION OF PLAY AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR ALL AGES, RETURNS TO NEW YORK, SATURDAY NOVEMBER 4th – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5th

WHAT: Play Fair, a public celebration of play and entertainment for all ages, brings new and beloved toy and pop culture brands together under one roof for an interactive and fun-filled live event open to families, fans and media.  A joint venture between the Toy Association and LeftField Media and presented by Spin Master and Toys “R” Us, Play Fair is nearly double in size in 2017, providing greater ways for children, parents, teenagers and fans to play! Families and fans will be delighted with hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, awe-inspiring displays, talent appearances, dozens of toy and entertainment brands, and never-before-seen exclusives. Attendees also receive a first look at the nominees for The Toy Association’s 2018 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards.

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NYCC 2017 | Star Wars Books Panels: Lucasfilm Publishing and ‘From a Certain Point of View’

New York Comic-Con has wrapped up, but there are still highlights to share. Two of the most anticipated events for Star Wars fans were the panels for Lucasfilm Publishing and the new book release, Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View. Written recaps can be found here and here, but we also have video of the panels, courtesy of Penguin Random House.

You can watch both panels in their entirety below:

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NYCC 2017 | From A Certain Point Of View Panel Recap

If you couldn’t be at New York Comic-Con this weekend, or you were in attendance but unable to attend the Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View panel, we have a recap generously provided by Mark Newbold of Jedi News. Panelists were contributors to the anthology and included Pablo Hidalgo, Ben Acker, E. K. Johnston, John Jackson Miller, Keiron Gillen, Claudia Gray, and many more.

Check out the play-by-play below:

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NYCC 2017 | ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ Comics Coming in January from IDW

Lucasfilm announced at their publishing panel at New York Comic-Con that a Star Wars: Forces of Destiny comic book series, published by IDW,  is on the way this January. Like the animated series, the Forces of Destiny comics will focus on the female heroines in the Star Wars universe: Rey, Leia, Ahsoka, Padme, and more. Writers include Jody Houser, Delilah S. Dawson, Elsa Charretier, Beth Revis, and Devin Grayson, while the artwork for the covers and interior pages will be provided by Elsa Charretier, Arianna Florean, Eva Widermann, Valentina Pinto, and Nicoletta Baldari.

From EW.com:

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NYCC 2017 | New Books Announced at Lucasfilm’s Publishing Panel

Yesterday at New York Comic-Con, the Lucasfilm Publishing panel announced upcoming books, including Alliances, the sequel to Star Wars: Thrawn. The panel featured a who’s who of Star Wars authors: Timothy Zahn (Heir to the Empire, Thrawn), Delilah S. Dawson (Phasma), John Jackson Miller (A NewDawn), Claudia Gray (Lost StarsLeia, Princess of Alderaan), Benjamin Acker (Join the Resistance), Jason Fry (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), just to name a few.

You can read a recap of the panel on StarWars.com, but here are some notable highlights regarding upcoming releases, along with a first look at the final cover for the novelization of Star Wars: The Last Jedi:

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NYCC 2017 | New Star Wars Thrawn Novel Coming in Summer 2018

A sequel to Timothy Zahn’s Star Wars: Thrawn has been announced at New York Comic-Con. Titled Star Wars: Thrawn Alliances, the novel is due for release in 2018 and will also feature a certain Dark Lord of the Sith….

See the related tweets from StarWars.com and Del Rey below:

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