Black Major 2018 Spotlight: Snow Serpent Night Viper!

Our week coverage of the 2018 Black Major production line marches on!! This week we are focusing on the 2018 production of the beautiful Night Viper variants currently available. In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product unique custom reproduction figures are keeping excitement alive and it’s base enthused and the Major is not only leading the way but also the benchmark. The Island salutes the Black Major and all of his Comrades in Arms such as The Black Major’s Hand and his amazing design team who help make these toys a reality and help bring them to our collections! We offer this gallery of one of his latest creations for your Enjoyment!

Night Viper: Snow Serpent Night Viper!!

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Black Major 2018 Release Spotlight: Night Viper OG ReDeux!

Our week coverage of the 2018 Black Major production line marches on!! This week we are focusing on the 2018 production of the beautiful Night Viper variants currently available. In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product unique custom reproduction figures are keeping excitement alive and it’s base enthused and the Major is not only leading the way but also the benchmark. The Island salutes the Black Major and all of his Comrades in Arms such as The Black Major’s Hand and his amazing design team who help make these toys a reality and help bring them to our collections! We offer this gallery of one of his latest creations for your Enjoyment!

Night Viper: OG Redeux!!

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Black Major 2018 Release Spotlight: Alley Night Viper!

There seems like no time more appropriate to kick off our week coverage of the 2018 Black Major production line than on Back Friday!! This week we are focusing on the 2018 production of the beautiful Night Viper variants currently available. In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product unique custom reproduction figures are keeping excitement alive and it’s base enthused and the Major is not only leading the way but also the benchmark. The Island salutes the Black Major and all of his Comrades in Arms such as The Black Major’s Hand and his amazing design team who help make these toys a reality and help bring them to our collections! We offer this gallery of one of his latest creations for your Enjoyment!

Alley Night Viper:Urban Assualt!!

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Marauder Task Force Kronos Ops Review

Here we have the JoeCon exclusive Kronos-Ops from Marauder “Gun Runners” in their Marauder Task Force line.

A friend was able to get me two each of the Male and Female Kronos-Ops

The Male Kronos-Ops come with four vests, an ammo bandoleer, one breather mask head, an assortment of hats and helmets, and a bunch of other smaller accessories that all plug into the ports on the figure, just as any standard Marauder Task Force does. Everything is in a chrome silver scheme.

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The Marauder Team were also nice enough to throw in a package of alternate heads, goggles and visors.

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The Female Kronos-Ops come with three vests, three backpacks, one set of lower leg armor, a bandoleer, a satchel, one masked head, an assortment of hats and helmets as well as plenty of other gear to plug into the modular holes in the figure and equipment, also all in a chrome silver scheme.

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All in all, these are a fantastic addition to my growing Marauder Task Force Army. I’ll be posting a picture review tomorrow of another set of the JoeCon Exclusive Marauder Task Force figures.

You can discuss this by visiting the thread on our forums here

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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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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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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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More Marauder Goodies at JoeCon

Those crazy cats at Marauder “Gun Runners” have dropped another bombshell right before JoeCon.

Some new parts will be available at the show!

From Marauder:

Hey Folks!
Your Gun-Runners are heading out to the con and hope to see you all there! Here are some of the MTF con “surprises” we will have at the show: White male cloth legs, cloth forearms and rolled up forearms! Con attendees will be able to get the new body parts for their white figures at an early release value price.

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