Project Downfall

Project Downfall JoeCon 2016

The brochure for JoeCon 2016 is online, and this year’s set is Project Downfall!

COBRA has installed an advanced radar station on one of the
“fourteener’s”, mountains that rise more than 14,000 feet above
sea level in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. When G.I. JOE tests
their new stealth aircraft at one of the local Air Force bases, they
find themselves on a search and rescue mission for the ultimate
prize.
The COBRA A.D.D.E.R.S. (Aerial Deployment Daredevil Elite
Recon Squadron) are a covert reconnaissance and warfare unit of
the COBRA Air Force. These tactical assault glider pilots swoop
down on their prey and steal everything they can carry back to
their base. They are airborne criminals determined to rule the
skies by any means necessary!
The G.I. JOE SKY PATROL are an elite aerial assault team.
They use advanced stealth technology to provide offensive and
defensive counter air operations. These airborne troopers conduct
rapid, infiltration, ex-filtration or reconnaissance missions using
specialized deployment systems and tactics. Their goal is to clear
the skies by disrupting or neutralizing all enemy forces in their
path.
Both the COBRA and G.I. JOE squadron leaders know that
command of the sky is crucial in determining the outcome of any
battle. Which team will be victorious and gain air superiority?
The 2016 3 3/4” convention set contains highly requested teams and some new additions available for the first time in the modern era 25A action figure style. This special edition set includes:
SKY PATROL (six figures): DROP ZONE, SKYDIVECLIFF “AIRWAVE” MEWETT, STATIC LINE, ROBERT “AIRBORNE” SIXJOHN-EDWARD “ALTITUDE” JONES.
COBRA A.D.D.E.R.S. (nine figures): SKY CREEPER, COBRA
FLYING SCORPION, AIR DEVIL x 3, COBRA BLACK
VULTURE, COBRA NIGHT VULTURE x 3.
Each of these great teams comes with their classic weapons,
accessories, figure stands and file cards in this exciting fifteen
figure boxed set.
Also, make sure you are there for package pick-up on Thursday
night so that you won’t miss this year’s souvenirs! These
convention exclusive souvenirs will feature uniquely themed
action figures and vehicles to battle for air supremacy! Plus,
all these limited edition products will have a major role in our
exclusive 2016 GIJoeCon comic book!

The 2016 JoeCon will be held from June 16-19 in Loveland Colorado!  Expect preorders for Project Downfall to go up soon!

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Far Side

Far Side Custom Toy Convention

Imagine a convention for toy customizers!  Well thanks to Phantro of HISS Tank we’ve received word of the Far Side Custom Toy Convention!

The Far Side Custom Toy Convention will be held on March 26, and is sponsored by one of our favorite companies, the Marauder “Gun-Runners”!  For more details, check out the Far Side Custom Toy Convention thread on HISS Tank!

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G.I. Joe Club Expires December 2016

It appears that the G.I. Joe Club, JoeCon, the Transformers Club, and BotCon will be no more!

The Allspark reports that Fun Publications, the company that currently hosts the G.I. Joe Club, JoeCon, the Transformers Club, and BotCon, announced that all memberships to their clubs expire on December 31, 2016, which indicates that they will no longer retain the license after that point.

There’s no word on whether or not there will be a G.I. Joe Club or JoeCon after their contract expires, but there’s speculation that BotCon will be replaced by “Transformers experiences”

This also means that next year’s G.I. Joe Figure Subscription Service is the last one to be produced by the G.I. Joe Club!

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NJCC Update!

The New Jersey Collectors’ Con is November 8, and DESTRO of HISS Tank has the details!

New Jersey Collectors Con Fall Show Is Sunday November 8th
Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

The door prize announcements will start at 9AM and conclude at 3:30PM with our last door prize announcement.

– 9AM Early Bird Coffee Mug Darth Vader
– 9AM Early Bird Coffee Mug Spider-Man
– 9AM G.I. Joe ARAH Rock ‘N Roll Gentle Giant Jumbo Figure
– 10AM Transformers Combiner Wars Devastator Early Bird Mega Door Prize
– 10AM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Gator Raider With Death Metal
– 11AM GigaPower HQ-03 Guttur (Metallic Version)
– 12PM XTRANSBOTS – MX-I APOLLYON (Not Megatron)
– 1PM Mega Bloks NYCC 2015 Exclusive Grab Bag Full Of Halo And Call of Duty Sets
– 2PM G.I. Joe ARAH Snake Eyes Gentle Giant Jumbo Figure
– 3PM Force Awakens 6″ Black Series TIE Fighter
– 3:30PM Transformers Combiner Wars Devastator Mega Door Prize
– 3:30PM NJCC Custom Giveaway Dreadnok Death Metal

The Fall NJCC 2015 features a huge dealer room for Transformers, Marvel, G.I. Joe, DC and 80’s to current pop culture merchandise! NJCC is an action figure toy collector focused event. MARAUDER GUN RUNNERS will be our Toy-Action Figure focused Industry guests and Joe Del Beato will be out featured 80’s comic book artist who has worked on so many of the major brands we love and collect.

Join us on FaceBook New Jersey Collectors Con

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Pythona!

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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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 JoeCustoms.com 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 byhttp://www.Hypnoshield.com 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 https://www.facebook.com/CodenameIowa/ for more info on the show and we’ll see you in Des Moines!

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