Special thanks to J.D. for the heads up! mental_floss posted an article, detailing how Hasbro managed to develop the Real American Hero era of G.I. Joe! Check out A History of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero!
LAW MAN SAID “GET HIM DEAD OR ALIVE.” AND IT’S FOR SURE HE’LL SEE ME DEAD!!!
Styx Lyrics?! Could it be?! Yes it is! G.I. Joe: Renegades news!
Jeff Johnson posted some new G.I. Joe: Renegades concept art on his Deviant Art page!
Newsarama announced that G.I. Joe writer, Larry Hama, was hired to write the Call of Duty: Black Ops III comic!
Dark Horse Comics, Activision Publishing, Inc., and Treyarch have teamed up to deliver a thrilling comic book series written by decorated comics veteran Larry Hama (G.I. Joe) and drawn by Marcelo Ferreira (Transformers, TMNT)!
The Call of Duty®: Black Ops III comic book series follows an elite group of cybernetically enhanced soldiers as they wage a secret war across a futuristic, war-torn world transformed by technology.
In the first issue, the elite squad infiltrates Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to take down a double agent . . . but as they close in, the operatives uncover something much more sinister at hand.
Fans of the hit video game franchise can pick up a free exclusive minicomic at the show, available for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con International 2015. Visit Dark Horse Comics (booth #2615) or the Activision activation site to get a copy! (Warning: This comic contains violence and may not be suitable for those under 18 years of age.)
Call of Duty: Black Ops III #1 is on comic stands November 4, 2015.
Be sure to comment on the discussion already in progress in the Call of Duty: Black Ops III discussion!
Derryl DePriest joins the Regular Joes podcast crew to bring you Regular Joes episode 100!
In celebration of the 100th episode of the Regular Joes Podcast, Dave, Barry, Tod and Derryl…wait, what was that you say? A 4th host? Yes, on this episode, the boys welcome their long time friend, master collector and all around toy guru Derryl DePriest, to the show as a guest host for an in-depth conversation about toys and collecting. Also, a new segment called Shirt Up and an old favorite, Show and Tell.
The G.I. Joe Club announced that the Figure Subscription Service is back online, and they revealed an image of their Interrogator figure!
Our GIJCC Figure Subscription Service 4.0 is back online and available to order through July 15th at midnight(Central time). If you are an active member of the G.I. Joe Collectors’ Club… you can subscribe now through this extended deadline!
The cost of the 12 figure subscription service is $324 (+ shipping for 6 shipments). You can pay all at once or in three installments of $108 (billed to your credit card). When you subscribe and choose pay by Installment, you will be billed for the first two month’s shipments. Then sometime during the second month of shipping (estimated to be November/December), you will be billed for the 3rd and 4th months’ shipments and sometime during the 4th month of shipping (estimated to be January/February) you will be billed for the final 2 months’ shipments. Upon subscription completion, you will receive a bonus carded 13th mystery figure with the last shipment.
Please note that for the installment payment option, there is a $5 service charge per billing while the pay in full option has one $5 service charge. Please also note that for installment buyers, there is an additional charge each time a billing is attempted if your card is not approved. If your card has been declined and we have to re-bill, we will only be able to retry your billing three (3) times before your subscription is cancelled. Each retry has an additional fee added to your total charge (please see the Terms and Conditions.)
This Figure Subscription Service is a “build to order process” so you can order as many as you like, until the order period closes. At that time, we will not process anymore subscriptions and we may/may not have additional figures in the club store at a higher per figure price.
Please note that these are Photoshop mock-ups and the final product may vary. Also note that the colors are approximate as everyone’s computer screen has a different look/calibration. Final figures colors/names/accessories may vary from the above descriptions and pictures.
Here’s the specs on the Interrogator:
COBRA INFORMATION EXTRACTOR: INTERROGATOR
(Based on the 1991 Cobra action figure!)
Includes: removable helmet & vest, knife sheath with removable knife, pistol with silencer, handcuffs, shock batons, snake dagger, and figure stand.
Thanks to DESTRO of HISS Tank, we’ve got more images of the upcoming SDCC Exclusive Slaughter’s Marauders vs Iron Grenadiers Kre-O set!
Bringing Toys to Life in Video Games: He-Man and G.I. Joe Complete the Toy Soldiers: War Chest
The He-Man and G.I. Joe franchises have become a cultural phenomenon spanning toys, cartoons, comic books, and movies since their introduction in the ’80s. Now the fan-favorite action figures make the leap to next-generation video game consoles in Toy Soldiers: War Chest. Panelists Derryl DePriest (VP global brand marketing and G.I. Joe historian from Hasbro), Mark Morse (director of global marketing and franchise development for Masters of the Universe from Mattel), and Josh Mast (producer on Toy Soldiers: War Chest from Ubisoft) discuss bringing these classic action figures to life and present a live gameplay demo and an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the new trailer featuring these characters.
Thursday July 9, 2015 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Backflip Studios officially launched their game, G.I. Joe Strike on Android, iPhone, and iPad!
G.I. Joe: Strike
DISCOVER THE HERO WITHIN
Experience the visceral thrill of combat in this fast-paced, cinematic action game. Your nemesis Storm Shadow has rounded up an army of deadly Arashikage ninja and must be stopped!
Lead your own covert mission as Snake Eyes, the iconic G.I. Joe commando in G.I. Joe: Strike by Backflip Studios. Switch effortlessly between martial arts and gunplay to halt waves of encroaching enemies.
– Easy to use, responsive touch controls are quick to learn, but challenging to master.
– Dynamic, engaging combat featuring a mix of martial arts, swords, and modern weaponry.
– Collect and upgrade 100+ ability cards to strengthen Snake Eyes.
– Venture through several iconic G.I. Joe locations to wipe out the ninja threat.
– Find your rhythm in combat to become the ultimate ninja commando!
Can you hold off the Arashikage ninja clan long enough to reach the final showdown against your archrival, Storm Shadow?
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