Shout! Factory to Distribute "G.I. Joe," "Transformers," "My Little Pony"
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that Shout! Factory has signed a deal with Hasbro which will bring DVD sets of the 1980’s cartoons G.I. Joe, The Transformers, and the direct-to-video movie My Little Pony: Twinkle Wish Adventure. The Transformers: The Complete First Season – 25th Anniversary Edition will be released on DVD on June 16, 2009 (one week before the release of the new live-action Transformers sequel), containing 16 episodes on 3 discs with a suggested retail price of $29.99. The set will tentatively include a featurette on bringing the toys to animated form, along with PSAs, toy commercials, concept art, and a limited edition Autobot magnet.
Earlier news reports stated that G.I. Joe Season 1 Part 1 would be released on July 21, 2009, in a 4-disc set.