February 10, 2007
Hasbro, Inc. released the following announcement today about the company's upcoming Spider-Man products:
Everybody's favorite friendly neighborhood SPIDER-MAN will be swinging back into theaters on May 4, 2007, in Columbia Pictures SPIDER-MAN 3, amid a web of anticipation and excitement among Super Hero fans worldwide. To whet appetites and to spin a web of enthusiasm for the latest Spider-Man adventure, Hasbro will launch its new line of SPIDER-MAN 3 and SPIDER-MAN classic toys, games and collectibles in stores on March 24, 2007.
The antics of Peter Parker's alter-ego are the basis of a pop-culture phenomenon that has ruled the comic book world for more than four decades. SPIDER-MAN has made countless appearances on television and on the silver screen, with the first two movies in the franchise ranking among the top 20 highest grossing movies worldwide of all-time! With all this fame, it's no surprise that SPIDER-MAN has become an important piece of pop culture and the most recognizable Super Hero in the MARVEL universe.
Celebrating all that is SPIDER-MAN, Hasbro will introduce new toys and games based on the classic Super Hero as well as product inspired by the upcoming movie. The product offering includes something for everyone – from movie action figures perfect for any collection, to the web inspired SPI-DOG™ interactive music player, to a DELUXE SPINNING WEB BLASTER, which is the ultimate accessory in arachnid Super Hero role play.
SPIDER-MAN 3 products
DELUXE SPINNING WEB BLASTER
(Approximate retail price: $24.99, refills: $5.99; Ages 5 & up; Available: March 24, 2007)
Now web-slinging action isn't just for SPIDER-MAN! Hasbro delivers the most realistic web-slinging experience ever with the DELUXE SPINNING WEB BLASTER. The amazing web blaster creates spiral webs with special web fluid. The blaster can also blast water. Included is one can of web fluid, with refills.
SPIDER-MAN 3 MOVIE ACTION FIGURES
(Approximate retail price: $7.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: March 24, 2007)
On March 24, 2007, Hasbro will launch a line of action figures based on the highly anticipated Sony Pictures feature film, SPIDER-MAN 3, due out May 4, 2007. The cornerstone of the line is basic action figures which give kids and collectors the figures they need to recreate the most exciting scenes from the movie. A total of 28 figures will be released in 2007, including all the movie villains and a variety of SPIDER-MAN figures with different powers, such as SPIDER-MAN with Web-Launcher, SPIDER-MAN with Battle Action and SPIDER-MAN Web Spin Attack.
SPIDER-MAN 3 OOZE ATTACK ACTION FIGURES
(Approximate retail price: $14.99; Ages: 4 & up; Available: March 24, 2007)
The new SPIDER-MAN 3 OOZE ATTACK action figures introduces a new way for boys to enjoy playing with action figures – with goopy ooze! Each new figure has an accessory that will leak ooze, creating a fun and slimy battlefield for SPIDER-MAN. Each pack includes one figure, 2 ounces of slime, one slime container, and battle figures and accessories. The line includes SPIDER-MAN Shoot ‘n Punch and VENOM with Jaw Trap.
SPIDER-MAN 3 SUPERHERO SQUAD FIGURES
(Approximate retail price: $5.99; Ages: 3 & up; Available: March 24, 2007)
Younger fans can enjoy the magic of the SPIDER-MAN 3 movie with a line of Super Hero action figures just for them! Even the youngest fans can collect their favorite characters with the new SPIDER-MAN SUPERHERO SQUAD action figures. With a unique style appealing to fans of all ages and a design that works for smaller hands, each exciting pack includes one SPIDER-MAN figures plus a villain from the movie!
SPIDER-MAN VERSUS VENOM BLASTER SET
(Approximate retail price: $29.99; Ages: 6 & up; Available: Fall 2007)
This fall, fans can take the battle of SPIDER-MAN versus VENOM to their own backyard with the fun and power of NERF. This movie-theme SPIDER-MAN VERSUS VENOM Tech Blaster is a complete battle set. The dart tag set provides all the gear needed for a battle right out of the box. Each comes with a full set of battle vision gear, a wrist battle blaster, vest and NERF darts.
Other SPIDER-MAN products available in 2007
MR. POTATO HEAD SPIDER SPUD
(Approximate Retail Price: $9.99; Ages: 2 & Up; Available: March 24, 2007)
Everyone's favorite potato wants to be America's favorite super hero! MR. POTATO HEAD, the iconic face-changing potato friend for kids, becomes the web-slinging hero, SPIDER SPUD, in a super hero make over. Kids will be able to have all kinds of mix 'n match fun with this wacky spud dressed as SPIDER-MAN. SPIDER SPUD comes with potato body plus 12 mix ‘n match parts, including ears, eyes, nose and glasses, for a quick change back to Peter Parker Potato.
SPI-DOG INTERACTIVE MUSIC COMPANION
(Approximate retail price: $34.99; Ages 8 & up; Available: March 24, 2007)
Continuing the blockbuster success of the I-DOG Interactive Music Companion – the little dog with big sound, Tiger Electronics introduces SPI-DOG Interactive Music Companion. SPI-DOG is styled to look like SPIDER-MAN and will move and groove to any music he hears! Plug SPI-DOG into your music system (not included) and you'll hear your tunes through his built in speaker. As the music plays his face will display light patterns and his head and ears will dance along! Catch SPI-DOG in a musical web adventure! SPI-DOG is compatible with most music players. Two AA batteries are required, but are not included.
SPIDER-MAN & FRIENDS SUPER PAL SPIDER-MAN
(Approximate Retail Price: $29.99; Ages: 18 Months to 3 years; Available: March 24, 2007)
Spider-Man, a hero that both moms and kids love, switches from your child's daytime pal to his or her nighttime pal. In the daytime mode, soft and cuddly SUPER PAL SPIDER-MAN says fun phrases when you press his chest and makes web-slinging sounds when you squeeze his hand. When it's bedtime, switch to nighttime mode and SUPER PAL SPIDER-MAN will "fall asleep" next to you as he cuddles with his web blankie. (The volume is also adjustable for quiet time!)
ULTIMATE WEB BLASTER
(Approximate retail price: $34.99; Ages: 5 & up; Available: Fall 2007)
The ULTIMATE WEB BLASTER allows role playing SPIDER-MAN fans the opportunity to choose how they will blast their opponents. It is really five blasters in one! Kids can choose between water, web fluid, projectile launcher or foam dart blaster! The amazing web blaster creates spiral webs with special web fluid. Included is one can of web fluid. Refills are also available.