Toys Gone Wild Polar Battle Bear Review by Michael Mercy

Our friend Michael Mercy has uploaded a brand new Toys Gone Wild video featuring a review of the G.I. Joe Polar Battle Bear, both Vintage and Modern.

You can check out the review on YouTube here and click the name above to visit his channel. Stop by and leave a like if you enjoyed the video and let him know in the comments!

You can also talk about this video in our forum here

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The End of Toys R Us

Today the sun finally sets on Toys R Us stores across the United States, as they close their doors for the final time.

It’s sad to say a final goodbye to the store that was such a huge influence in the lives of so many children who grew up to be collectors like us. Then you also realize that the next generations will not have that feeling of pure joy as they won’t be walking into a Toys R Us store in their lives.

Share with us your thoughts and feelings, both in the comments, and in our forum here

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Marauder Task Force Novel From Bill Nedrow

Coming soon from author Bill Nedrow is a novel based on the Marauder Task Force action figures. Bill posted an update which can be read below: In case you hadn’t heard the news: Official Release: During the JoeCon 2018 Kindle Worlds Author Panel, it was announced that Bill Nedrow will be responsible for writing a … Read moreMarauder Task Force Novel From Bill Nedrow

Larry Hama Action Figure Update

Fresh Monkey Fiction have sent out a new update regarding the Larry Hama Action Figure on Kickstarter.

From the update:

Hey Everyone!

We did a few minor touch ups to the Larry Hama paint master and had him displayed at Joe Con last weekend along with our Eagle Force Returns figures. Thanks to Justin Bell at GeneralsJoes for the images.

He’ll come back to us, then it’s off to the factory so they can work on the paint sample.

As always we’ll keep you updated as we move forward.

Thanks again everyone!

Bill

Did you back the Larry Hama Action Figure Kickstarter? Let us know on the forums!

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New Jersey Collectors Convention 2018 Summer Show Announced

The New Jersey Collectors Convesntion announced their upcoming summer dates.

Those dates are Saturday, August 18th and Sunday, August 19th.

Boss Fight Studio and Marauder “Gun Runners” are frequent guests to this show. Are you going to attend? Let us know in our forums!

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Michael Mercy Presents The Top 5 80s Playsets

I was away most of this weekend, so I’m just getting caught up on things, including my YouTube subscriptions.

The awesome Michael Mercy has uploaded a new video giving his take on the Top 5 Playsets of the 80’s.

What do you think? Agree with his list? Check out his YouTube video and let him know!

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Assembly Required 2018 Date Revealed

Codename: Iowa have revealed the date for Assembly Required 2018.

The show will be on November 10th, 2018!

As we know from the Joes, it takes people of all stripes to form a team. At ASSEMBLY REQUIRED, hardcore collectors and casual fans unite to celebrate, debate and discuss the past, present and future of our favorite Real American Heroes. Join us as we continue to celebrate the legacy of G.I. Joe!

– Dioramas, displays and vendors to help build your collection
– Exciting exhibit and artifacts presented by Joe DeclassIfied
– Custom classes and workshop from Joe Customs
– Special kids “Recon mission” with prizes
– Official event merchandise and artwork
– Get your photo taken with the 234th Tigerhawks The Finest
– Custom contests for both kids and kids-at-heart
– Meet RON WAGNER, comics artist for G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, The Punisher, Nth Man: The Ultimate Ninja, and more.
– Free to attend

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