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NERF Collector’s Guide / Blaster Encyclopedia / Hasbro Games
11 x 12 inches
Available November 2013
Celebrating generations of foam power and propulsion systems, POW!, an imprint of powerHouse Books, is delighted to announce NERF: The Ultimate Blaster Book. The first-ever official NERF blaster book produced under license from Hasbro, Inc.’s epic NERF franchise, this is a stunning visual guide to the iconic blasters and a brand synonymous with action and fun.
Pore over these pages to discover the amazing spectrum of NERF blaster designs and accessories, from the very first NERF product, a simple, orange foam ball developed nearly a half-century ago, to the birth of the blaster in 1989, to increasingly sophisticated models like the innovative N-Strike Elite series, which began in 2012, and ending with a sneak peek at the blasters of the future!
NERF: The Ultimate Blaster Book is a comprehensive and exhilarating tour of NERF blasters, the popular action toys. Jam-packed with striking photos and intriguing facts, this hardcover, full-color collector’s encyclopedia is heavily detailed with high-energy spreads, an array of technical specifications (range, capacity, propulsion type, and more), and callouts explaining special features, as well as the in-depth history behind each blaster evolution.
Taking this lavishly illustrated book to the next level, six special edition, collectible darts are included in the front cover of every book. For kid and adult enthusiasts alike, this is the ultimate NERF must-have!
Nathaniel Marunas is the author of Manga Claus: The Blade of Kringle (YALSA Award) and Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, Jr.: Gross Edition. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and 2 young NERF enthusiasts.
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