Collecting the art of G.I. Joe: Volume 2 (1984-1985) by Robert Carson Mataxis!

Robert Carson Mataxis of 3D Joes lauched a Kickstarter campaign for his upcoming book, Collecting the art of G.I. Joe: Volume 2 (1984-1985)!

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The G.I. Joe Club revealed a mock-up of Pythona, who will be the 2016 club exclusive figure!

The COBRA-LA EMISSARY: PYTHONA is the official G.I. Joe Collectors’ Club FREE Membership Incentive Figure for 2016! This FREE modern era action figure will be sent to any G.I. Joe Club member that selects the 3 3/4-inch figure option and whose membership is active by March 16, 2016. This exclusive and never before released female figure features an amazing NEW head sculpt with removable hairpiece, along with other unique parts to re-create her unique character from the 1987 animated feature… G.I. Joe: The Movie!

This highly requested female action figure comes with classic file card and accessories, including: Cobra logo stand, removable cloak, and tentacle creature.

Make sure to check out the November 2015 issue of the official GIJCC magazine to see her full character artwork and special behind-the-scenes images of her design.

GIJCC Members can expect to receive this exclusive bagged figure with all her accessories and file card in late spring/early summer of 2016!

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The Fwooshcast, Featuring Articulated Icons!

The latest episode of the Fwooshcast is online!

Adam (“Industrial”) and Scott (“Craarl”) sit in for Nic this week and we discuss what happens next, now that Articulated Icons: The Feudal Series has successfully funded. What will the packaging be like? How accommodating will the Backer Kit be? How can the bonus figures be had? What’s in mind for Feudal Series 2.0? When can we expect Scott to shave his beard? We cover all this and more.

We also touch on New York Comic Con, including the exciting reveals from Marvel Legends, the SH Figurarts Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Mezco’s One:12 Collective.

Keep the conversation going in the comments below and on the Fwooshcast Facebook Page.

Check in with Nic @TheFwoosh and Tony @CostumeContume on Twitter.

This episode will be also available for download on iTunes, and streaming on the Fwoosh YouTube Channel and Stitcher.

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Cobra World Order Prelude!

IDW Publishing provided us with an preview of the prelude to G.I. Joe: Cobra World Order!

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Paul Pope (c)
It’s zero hour for Real American Hero! This table-setter leads into a mammoth 6-part bi-weekly event kicking off with next month’s RAH #219 and #220! G.I. JOE has been fighting the evil forces of COBRA for decades, but now COBRA is ready to unleash its master plan on an unsuspecting G.I. JOE!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet Points:
A perfect jumping on point for G.I. Joe fans, new and old!
Covers from Paul Pope, Francesco Francavilla and Phil Jimenez!
The 7-part COBRA WORLD ORDER starts here and comnitnues in next month’s now- bi-weekly RAH!
Part of IDW’s Artist’s Edition Month promotion!

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Short Track and Swampsmasher ATV by ska_lives!

ska_lives posted images of his custom Short Track and Swampsmasher ATV!

My second entry into Allstars was built off of a project that I started a solid 4 years ago. I took a beater Swampsmasher and Ferret and combined them into a vehicle that looks a bit more sensible…or as sensible as a GIGANTIC gun on a 4-wheeler can look!
Before I submitted it, I thought it needed a driver so I made a simple quasi-Clutch inspired figure. If I were too, I may go back and sculpt some hair that is a bit more substantial on his head. I do like the amalgam helmet and goggles that I made though.
Hope you guys dig it, because I am super proud of the vehicles and the waterslides I made of the original masher sticker sheet.

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50th Anniversary Cutter by ska_lives!

ska_lives posted images of his custom 50th Anniversary Cutter figure!

So I made this for the GI Joe ALL Stars project that Icecreamman put on at multiple forums. I made the waterslides for it myself. They have some issues, but for a first go Im pretty happy with them. Next time Ill have to adjust resolution and color levels so that they do not fade or lose sharpness (like the red sox logo on his hat).
Anywho, enjoy!

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Shinobi (One of Many)

The Fwoosh announced a new exclusive Articulated Icons figure, Shinobi (One of Many)!

There are stories of a mysterious, highly-skilled hero who always appears when needed. Whether saving a lone woman on a deserted side road from thieves or fighting off a band of outlaws, this mysterious individual has already created a legend for himself. Conflicting stories have put him at several places at once, leading many to wonder if the mystery savior is not one man but many. The Ninja seem almost supernatural in their methods, so who is to know for certain?

This Shinobi with a Fwoosh-exclusive BLUE costume will be available for pre-order soon. Additionally, this figure will also be available to all of our Kickstarter Backers in our forthcoming Backer Kit. That means you can order him with no additional shipping charges!

Keep it right here because, as you can see, there are likely more Shinobi coming soon, and in true ninja fashion, you never know where they might pop up…

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Vehicle Custom Class at Assembly Required!

pluv of JoeCustoms announced that there will be a custom class at this year’s Assembly Required convention!

The 5th annual Assembly Required convention November 7th in Des Moines Iowa will also be the site of the FIRST EVER Vehicle Customizing Class! Throughout the day of the show JoeCustoms will be on hand to share their knowledge and guide you through the build of a custom vehicle using paint, kitbashing, and an EXCLUSIVE set of add-on parts produced by There are a limited number of kits available, so round up your base vehicle now, any variation of the VAMP, VAMP2, or Stinger, vintage or modern will work, and start planning your trip today! Stay tuned for more details in the coming days, head to for more info on the show and we’ll see you in Des Moines!

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