G.I.Joe Collectors Club Figure Subscription Service 8 Munitia Preview

The G.I.Joe Collectors Club has shared the twelfth and final reveal from FSS 8, the final Figure Subscription Service. A bittersweet moment for some, without question. That said, let’s get to it – Check out the  Cobra Mercenary, Munitia!

COBRA MERCENARY – Code Name: MUNITIA

(Inspired by the 2008 DTC: GIJCC action figure.) Features NEW head sculpt! Includes: bladed pistol, assault rifle, radio, and figure stand.

NOTE: These modern era club exclusive action figures will not be exact replicas of their vintage counterparts. All images are Photoshop mock-up representations, final product, accessories and/or colors will vary!
 
Will you be joining on on FSS 8 or adding Munitia to your collection via the secondary market? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Michael Mercy Presents Patreon Special Missions – G.I.Joe Tomahawk Review

Michael Mercy is back with an all Patreon Special Missions. In this new installment, Michael takes a look at the 1986 G.I.Joe Tomahawk! This beauty of an aircraft remains high on the list of fan favorites, even 30+ years after it’s release. Michael also compares the vintage Tomahawk alongside it’s Modern Era counterpart, the 2013 G.I.Joe Retaliation Eaglehawk. 

Since we know you love Michael’s reviews just us much as we do, you should consider heading over to Michael Mercy’s Patreon page! This is the go-to location if you want to support the channel, as well as receive rewards like:

  • early viewings of videos
  • choosing subjects for future reviews
  • sitting in on Cartoon Commentaries
  • or being interviewed by none other than Michael Mercy for the channel!

We’re talking about this review on the boards, so join us after the break for discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums!

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G.I.Joe Collectors Club Figure Subscription Service 8 Bushido Preview

The G.I.Joe Collectors Club has shared the eleventh reveal from FSS 8, the final Figure Subscription Service. Check out the G.I.Joe Nina Commando, Bushido!

G.I. JOE NINJA COMMANDO – Code Name: BUSHIDO

(Inspired by the 1993 action figure.) Features NEW samurai face mask! Includes: removable samurai helmet with face mask, tactical harness, double sheath with swords x 2, Kusarigama weapon, and figure stand. 

NOTE: These modern era club exclusive action figures will not be exact replicas of their vintage counterparts. All images are Photoshop mock-up representations, final product, accessories and/or colors will vary!
 
Will you be joining on on FSS 8 or adding Bushido to your collection via the secondary market? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Cobra Island Flashback Friday – 1992 Hasbro UK Woolworths Exclusive G.I.Joe 3 Pack

For this edition of #FlashbackFriday, we’re taking a look at quite the rarity – a Hasbro UK Woolworths Exclusive G.I.Joe 3 Pack. Thanks to Mr. Gary Atkinson and by extension, the G.I.Joe Green Shirts Group on Facebook, we get to take a look at one of these incredible sets that was only available at Woolworths in the U.K. in 1992. There were 3 different packs available, with some fun artwork to boot! This particular offering included the G.I.Joe team members Bullhorn and Pathfinder alongside a Cobra Night Creeper. Check it out – 

What’s interesting is the set features unique art work; Note the absence of individual file cards on the back. Instead, the characters that were chosen to be included in each set can be seen on the reverse of the card back in action poses, alongside the promotional roster of other G.I.Joe and Cobra offerings available. Also fun to note is that on the front of the card, buyers are informed that if they buy 2 figures, they’ll get one free! All for the low, low price of  $6.98 british pounds, or $9.62 USD. 

We can’t thank Gary enough for providing us the opportunity to share this Oldskoolnostalgia Classic with you. What are your thoughts on this Woolworths Exclusive G.I.Joe 3 Pack? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Toy Gear Reveals G.I.Joe Battleforce 2000 Background for Action Figure Collector Trays

Our friends from Toy-Gear, that you know from their successful Foam Tray Kickstarter campaign, have shared a new reveal via the @FoamTrays Twitter account that should be right up a G.I.Joe collector’s alley! 

Shared today was a new Battleforce 2000 inspired explosion style backdrop/background for the Action Figure Collector Trays! As you can see from the pic, they look amazing with both vintage and Modern Era sculpt Battleforce 2000 figures. Why stop there though? This new backdrop can be used for anything your collecting heart desires! 

Toy-Gear.com is your go to location to get these  Action Figure Collector Trays that are a perfect compliment for quality loose figure collections of Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Indiana Jones, Marvel and more. Their initial 12 Compartment Trays have been specifically designed to fit most modern and vintage action figures and provide a neutral, padded, organized long term storage solution. They also make for a great way to display your figures with an acrylic stand or mounted directly to a wall. Trays for different sized action figures are also available. Here you can see the trays being used to display a G.I.Joe Action Vinyl assortment from The Loyal Subjects –

Head on over and get your own set of trays from Toy-Gear, then join us after the break to show us how you display your collection on the Cobra Island Forums!

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G.I.Joe Collectors Club Figure Subscription Service 8 Recoil Preview

The G.I.Joe Collectors Club has shared the tenth reveal from FSS 8, the final Figure Subscription Service. Check out the G.I.Joe L.R.R.P. Trooper, Recoil!

G.I. JOE L.R.R.P. TROOPER  – Code Name: RECOIL
(Inspired by the 1989 action figure.) Features re-tooled mine case & dual weapon! Includes: removable helmet, tactical harness, pistol, assault rifle, mine case, dual tactical weapon, backpack, combat knife, radio, and figure stand.

Will you be joining on on FSS 8 or adding Recoil to your collection via the secondary market? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Plastic Crack – A new Documentary Series from Mondo Panda Studios Launches Official Trailer

Heads up, Cobra Island! The team from Mondo Panda Studios have shared word that the official trailer for Plastic Crack is now available for your viewing pleasure! Plastic Crack is a documentary series that talks to the creators of the most popular toy lines ever made, and follows some of the world’s most influential toy collectors as they search for the true meaning of what many would call an “addiction”. Check out the trailer below – 

OFFICIAL TRAILER #1

OFFICIAL TRAILER! 🙂 Are you a #plasticcrackaddict ? 🙂 🙂 (We are!!)Music by Attribution – Kevin McLeod Incompetech com

Posted by Plastic Crack Documentary on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

You’ll see lots of familiar faces, like Irving Santiago, Albert Torres and Tony Lin and so many more! This Docuseries is going to be all sorts of awesome, so make sure to follow the Plastic Crack Facebook Page for more. We’re talking about the series here on the Cobra Island Forums, so join us after the break to get in on the discussion! 

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Tom Waltz Builds Hype for IDW Publishings G.I.Joe A Real American Hero Special Missions on Twitter

If you’re not following Mr. Tom Waltz on Twitter, then you don’t know what you’re missing, as this Gentleman knows how to build HYPE! Just yesterday he shared 3 amazing pieces, all pertaining to the upcoming Special Missions story arch starting with IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #251. 

While we’re on the topic of #251, I’d like to issue a retraction and off an apology – This past Tuesday I noted that Issue #251 should be on stands on the 25th (yesterday). Please note that  this information was not correct; Issue #251 will be available next week, May 2nd. Apologies for any confusion and/or inconvenience I may have caused. 

Now, back to Special Missions! Tom shared 2 pages from upcoming issues, along with an announcement regarding the cover of issue #255, the special oversized conclusion of the Special Missions arc. Here’s the scoop:

  • In issue #251, Special Missions #1, prepare to give and take fire with Stalker! As noted above, this issue will be on stands May 2nd. 
  • In Issue #252, Special Missions Part 2, the Baroness means business (and then some!) 
  • Issue #255 will have a special Retailer Incentive Cover, a Tri-Fold (gatefold) cover featuring a Plethora of Cobra Baddies! 

As if the Special Missions news wasn’t enough to get you going, Tom also shared some ARAH Goodness in the form of a Top Secret G.I.Joe project coming in September! Keep an eye out for the announcement from IDW Publishing and of course right here on the Island. 

That 255 Tri-Fold <3 We can’t wait to add the Special Missions story arc to our collection, but this special project coming in September has us all sorts of excited! What about you? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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G.I.Joe Collectors Club Figure Subscription Service 8 Overkill Preview

The G.I.Joe Collectors Club has shared the Ninth reveal from FSS 8, the final Figure Subscription Service. Check out the Cobra B.A.T. Leader, Overkill!

COBRA B.A.T. LEADER Code Name: OVER KILL
(Inspired by the 2003 version 2 action figure.)
Includes: removable helmet, harness, “human” face mask, neckerchief, gauntlet, claw hands x 2, rivet gun, hand-held assault weapon, and figure stand.

Will you be joining on on FSS 8 or adding Overkill to your collection via the secondary market? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Prime 1 Studio G.I.Joe Snake Eyes Statue Now Available For Preorder at Sideshow

Last week, we brought you word that the Prime 1 Studio Storm Shadow Statue was now available for preorder at Sideshow. Now we bring you word on another Statue that was first announced way back in 2016, the G.I.Joe Snake Eyes Statue from Prime 1 Studio! Word has come in from Sideshow that this amazing piece based on the artwork of Robert Atkins is now available for pre-order. It’s limited to only 350 pieces and will run you $699.99 USD. Here’s the scoop: 

“Move with the wind, and you will never be heard.”

Sideshow and Prime 1 Studio are proud to present Snake Eyes from G.I. JOE. One of the few mysterious and most dangerous members of the G.I. JOE Team, Snake-Eyes served as a recon ranger in the jungles of Southeast Asia. All that can be said after that stint is he went on a long sabbatical, most believe it was in Japan. We know his fighting skills have become more efficient and deadly. Rumors surfaced that when he was recruited into the JOE Team by Hawk, he was hunting rabbits at the time… with his bare hands. Snake Eyes is one of the original and most popular members of the G.I. JOE Team, and is most known for his relationships with Scarlett and Storm Shadow. Snake Eyes is one of the most prominent characters in the G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero franchise, having appeared in every series of the franchise since its inception.

The Snake Eyes Statue Features – 

  • Stands approximately 26 inches tall 
  • One (1) right-hand handgun
  • One (1) right-hand katana
  • One (1) left-hand uzi
  • One (1) left-hand katana
  • Snake Eyes’ close companion Timber

This piece is expected to ship between August – September 2018. We’ve mirrored a gallery of nearly 20 images of this amazing statue, so make sure to read more below to check them out. Will you be adding this new Snake Eyes statue from Prime 1 Studio to your collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums.

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