Black Major Snake Eyes Hunter Night Viper Review Gallery

We continue our Black Major review galleries this week with a look at another recent release, the Snake Eyes Hunter Night Viper! This blacked out version the Cobra Night Fighter looks so good, you’ll wonder why it wasn’t released in this color scheme to begin with. We’ve shared a gallery of over 30 images that you can check out by reading more below. 

All this week we’ll be focusing on the remaining incarnations of the much loved Night Viper currently available to the public. In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product on the shelf, The Major continues to keep excitement alive and the fan base enthused with his 3 3/4 0-ring ARAH Style offerings! Read more below to check out our full gallery of this awesome Cobra troop builder, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to share your thoughts with us! 

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Acid Rain World Now Available On Toynami Shop!

Our friend Kit Lau is very pleased to share that Toynami‘s Online Shop has 3.75″ and 2.5 ” Acid Rain products! That’s right, you can now get both classic and B2.Five scaled offerings! Make sure to visit www.toynamishop.com to bolster your Acid Rain Collection. 3.75″ offerings available are: 

Not only does Toynami have the classic scale in stock, but they also have the new B2.Five scale offers in stock as well: 

On behalf of all of us Acid Rain fans on cobraisland.com, thanks to Toynami for providing one more sales channel for the Acid Rain! Make sure to get in on the discussion already in progress right here on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Cryptid Toys 1:12 Super Articulated Blanks Articulation Breakdown

The team at Cryptid Toys have just updated their Facebook page with an Articulation Breakdown for their new 1:12 Super Articulated Blanks figures that are currently being offered via Kickstarter. As you can see, the points of articulation on this 6″ figure are no joke! 

The campaign is currently at just above $18K, with its initial funding goal set at $30K. As the campaign reaches its stretch goals, we’ll see even more 6″ Skeleton, Male and Female blanks, so make sure to head over to the campaign and get your pledge in! 

Cryptid Toys 1:12 (6″ Scale) Super Articulated Action Figure Blanks Kickstarter Campaign

Do you plan to contribute to the campaign? Decided to skip it all together? Share your thoughts with us on the Cobra Island Forums

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GIJoeCon 2018 Secondary Hotel and Figure Subscription Service 6 and 7 Info

The G.I.Joe Collectors Club has shared word on a couple of different fronts, so let’s get right to it! 

  • First up, by popular demand, a second hotel location has been added for convention attendees at the Staybridge Suites Downtown Chattanooga. Please call this hotel directly at 423-267-0900, or through the Central Reservations System at 800-238-8000. The Staybridge rate is $154 for two doubles and it’s about a block further from the convention site than the Marriott. Convention info will be released in early January 2018, with registration starting in Mid-January

Next up, the Club has sent out an e-mail communication to members regarding FSS 6 & 7: 

  • FSS 6.0 has landed on the west coast.  The Club expects the shipment to arrive at their warehouse in the next 10 days or so. In the meanwhile, if you’ve moved since Summer 2016, make sure to update your shipping address. 
  • FSS 7.0 figure previews & order period will start next week and end December 4, 2017. According to the Club, we’ll all be very excited about the upcoming figures. Figure Subscription Service7.0 is slated to start shipping in Spring 2018, just after FSS 6.0 concludes. 

What’s your take on this latest grouping of updates from the GIJCC? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums by visiting our Official JoeCon2018 Discussion and G.I.Joe Collectors Club FSS 6 & 7 Discussion Threads! 

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Black Major Python Patrol Night Viper Review Gallery

We’re kicking off our Black Major review galleries this week with a look at another recent release, the Python Patrol Night Viper! Vibrant green, yellow and red highlight the Cobra Night Fighter, making him a perfect addition to your Python Patrol ranks. We’ve shared a gallery of over 30 images that you can check out by reading more below. 

All this week we’ll be focusing on the remaining incarnations of the much loved Night Viper currently available to the public. In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product on the shelf, The Major continues to keep excitement alive and the fan base enthused with his 3 3/4 0-ring ARAH Style offerings! Read more below to check out our full gallery of this awesome Python Patrol troop builder, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to share your thoughts with us! 

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Black Major Alley Viper Urban Assault Brigade Gallery

We wrap up this Sunday Funday with a look back at the amazing Alley Viper Urban Strike Brigade by elusive Black Major!

This week we are focusing on the remaining incarnations currently available of the much loved Urban Assault Alley Viper!! In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product on the shelf The Major continues to keep keeping excitement alive and the fan base enthused with his 3 3/4 0-ring ARAH Style offerings! Read more below to check out our full gallery of these amazing figures, but don’t forget you can see individual galleries for – 

We’ve had an absolute blast covering these latest offerings and are looking forward to bringing you our gallery reviews of Black Major’s Night Viper assortment over the coming days! We’d like to give a special shout out to those who helped us get these in hand. If you’d like your own Urban Assault Troopers, make sure to hit up –

Read on for the gallery, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to discuss the Urban Assault Squad from Black Major! 

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John Royle G.I.Joe Cover Sneak Peek Featuring Cover Girl and Stalker

Mr. John Royle treated followers of his Instagram account to a fantastic sneak peek of a new G.I. Joe cover featuring Cover Girl and Stalker, up against Cobra H.I.S.S. Tanks! A few teasers of this piece have been shared over the month, leading up to these beautiful piece of artwork shown here. 

John notes that he thought for this G.I.Joe cover he’d go simple for a change and do a large Cover Girl shot with simple background; He loves drawing them so much that he got lost in the fun of it and it didn’t turn out that way! 😂

We can’t wait to see the full color version of this killer piece of G.I.Joe artwork! What are your thoughts in this piece? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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IDW Publishing First Strike #6 Full Preview From Newsarama

The folks at Newsarama have shared the a 6 page preview IDW Publishing’s Cross Over Event, First Strike #6. Check it out –

Mairghread Scott & David Rodriguez (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Freddie E. Williams II (c)

War for the Core! Deep within Cybertron, the ultimate weapon to kill all Transformers is about to be activated! Meanwhile, Elita One plans to stop the weapon—by killing every human on Cybertron! Either way, looks like some species on Cybertron is going down unless Optimus Prime and Scarlett can save the day…

  • FC • 32 pages • $3.99
  • The Hasbro comic book crossover event of 2017 is here!
  • The wild ride ends here! Who will live? Who will die? What will happen to Cybertron?
  • Expect both a satisfying conclusion and the start of a whole new era!
  • Variant covers by Jay Fosgitt, Davide Fabbri, and Leonardo Manco!

Read more below to check out the preview, then join us after the break to discuss First Strike #6 on the Cobra Island Forums

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Hell Screamerz Kickstarter Exclusive Ghost Reaper and Divine Hammer Spectral Hammer Reveals

Solomon Witt has had the HELL SCREAMERZ OFFICIAL Facebook page on fire over the last few days, sharing reveals of upcoming Hell Screamerz figures, namely the Kickstarter Exclusive Ghost Reaper and Divine Hammer Spectral Hammer!

The Ghost Reaper is cast in a translucent purple, whereas the Divine Hammer Spectral Hammer figure is in a translucent blue. Regardless of color, both figures look amazing!

Alongside the Kickstarter Exclusive reveals was our first look at painted samples of the  Divine Hammer figures (carded version). These should be coming our way in just a couple of months, so read more below to check out the latest assortment of images, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums for discussion already in progress! 

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IDW Publishing January 2018 G.I.Joe Solicitations

IDW Publishing has sent out word on their solicitations for January 2018. Included for G.I.Joe are 4 different offerings – 

  • G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero #248 – Cover A: Diaz / Cover B: Royle
  • G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero TP Volume 19
  • Scarlett’s Strike Force #2 – Cover A: Randolph / Cover B: Daniel
  • Transformers G. I. Joe: First Strike TP

Read more below to check out a cover and breakdown of each issue, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to discuss IDW’s January 2018 G.I.Joe titles!

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