G.I.Joe Collectors Club Figure Subscription 6 Figure Preview

Last week, the G.I.Joe Collectors Club began to share images of offerings from the 6th Figure Subscription Service. The images gave us our first “in hand” look at – 

  • Mark “Sub-Zero” Habershaw
  • Dojo
  • Captain Skip

  • Jonas “Ghostrider” Jeffries
  • Rampart
  • Cobra W.O.R.M.S. Officer

Alongside the sample images, the GIJCC shared the following intel – 

Hello Members:  
I hope you are having a great end of summer! We expect to receive the final carded samples any day now and we are still waiting on the ship date confirmation. We are still anticipating that the shipment will arrive here around the first of November. We are pushing the factory to get them out the door. Since this is a build-to-order system, it takes about five months for the products to arrive from China once we place the final order quantity. 
 
For those of you on the installment plan, currently we anticipate that the second installment payment will be a couple of weeks before Christmas and the final payment will be around the middle of February. We won’t know (or set) the exact dates until we know the shipment is here. 
 

Thanks for your participation and support of these wonderful products.

Are you excited to add FSS6 to your G.I.Joe collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

 

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G.I.Joe Collectors Club FSS 4.0 Cobra Inferno B.A.T. Final Sample Reveal

Good News for those of you that are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your 4th wave of figures from the [url=http://www.gijoeclub.com]G.I.Joe Club[/url]’s Figure Subscription Service – Today via the [url=http://www.gijoeclub.com/forums/showthread.php?938-GIJCC-FSS-4-0-Cobra-Inferno-B-A-T-Final-Sample]Official Club Forum[/url] came word on the upcoming [B]Cobra Inferno B.A.T.[/B]!

If the name sounds familiar, it should as the Inferno B.A.T. was originally showcased in the G.I.Joe World way back in 2003! Back then, the Inferno B.A.T. was released as part of an Internet Exclusive Troop Builder Set. Here’s the scoop from the Club –

Seasons Greetings, 

We wanted to share an update and showcase one of the final sample figures from the upcoming FSS 4.0 shipments. 

Here is the Cobra Inferno B.A.T. in its fiery glory, as this action figure and its accessories are molded in translucent RED plastic!

Are you excited to finally hear some news on FSS 4.0? Are you subscribed to this latest round or did you decide to cherry pick the line through online retailers? Sound off on Cobra Island’s [url=http://www.cobraisland.com/forums/showthread.php?23676-G-I-Joe-Collectors-Club-FSS-4-0-Cobra-Inferno-B-A-T-Final-Sample-Reveal]GIJCC FSS 4.0 Cobra Inferno B.A.T. Discussion Thread[/url]!

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G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Toys R Us Update!

With the holidays right around the corner, what better way to show that we want more G.I.Joe goodness next year than to pick up available 50th Anniversary product now? Joes make great donation items and the bang that you get for your buck is something that parents can definitely appreciate.

This may be old news for some, but for those of you out there that have been having difficulty finding a particular G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary item, then [url=http://www.toysrus.com]TRU.com[/url] may be your best bet. Most, if not all 50th Anniversary offerings are in stock online. We’ve collected the links below for your shopping pleasure.

[B]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Versus 2 Packs[/B]

[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=38349846&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Heated Battle (Wave 1 offering) – $9.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=67186306&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Hunt for Cobra Commander – $14.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=67186276&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Swamp Steam – $14.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=67186326&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Classic Clash – $14.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=67186316&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Marine Devastation – $14.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=67186296&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Troop Build Up – $14.99[/url]

[B]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Outnumbered 3 Packs[/B]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=40928756&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary The Eagle’s Edge (wave 1 offering) – $14.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=38349916&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary The Viper’s Pit (wave 1 offering) – $14.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=65573566&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Chase for the M.A.S.S. Device – $19.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=65573536&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Sneak Attack – $19.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=65573576&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Vanishing Act – $19.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=65573596&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Rock Rampage – $19.99[/url]

[B]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Vehicle Sets[/B]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=62274146&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Desert Duel – $49.99 $44.99[/url]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=67186286&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Silent Strike – $64.99[/url]

[B]2015 San Diego Comic Con Exclusive[/B]
[url=http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=62274156&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.3529714&parentPage=family]SDCC 2015 G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Desert Duel – $59.99[/url] (Ship to store available)

Orders over $19 ship free, so get your fill while you still can! Once you do, let us know what pieces you picked up in the [url=http://www.cobraisland.com/forums/showthread.php?22894-50th-Anniversary-G-I-Joe-at-ToysRUs-com!]G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary At Toys’R’Us Thread[/url]!

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G.I. Joe Fans’ Choice Poll is Live!

Hasbro Pulse announced that the G.I. Joe Fans’ Choice Poll is Live!

FANS TO CHOOSE THE NEXT G.I. JOE FIGURE
Hasbro and Kindle Worlds team up for crowd-sourced action figure

The G.I. JOE team is doing far more than listening to their fans, they are letting their fans create the next chapters and figures in the G.I. JOE universe. In partnership with Amazon.com and their Kindle Worlds program, dozens of authors have uploaded their original G.I. JOE stories for fellow fans to purchase. There are over 90 unique, original G.I. JOE stories available at Kindle Worlds and now Hasbro is launching the G.I. JOE Kindle Worlds Toy Fan Vote to create a new figure in the 2016 G.I. JOE lineup based on these original writings.

“I’m so excited for this fan vote,” said Mark Weber, Hasbro’s Manager of Global Brand Development for G.I. JOE. “This feels like an extension of the classic ‘Steel Brigade’ and ‘Create-A-Cobra’ fan authorship concepts that let fans ‘become’ recruits to the JOE or COBRA team, but with a modern fanbase twist. We’re also proud to acknowledge the incredible stories being created by the talented writers over on Kindle Worlds.”

Kindle Worlds provided a list of the top ten best-selling G.I. JOE stories, and four of the authors had new characters to submit for this project. G.I. JOE fans worldwide now have the opportunity to meet four new characters from Kindle Worlds stories and decide which one will become an action figure in 2016. Popular G.I. JOE artist Robert Atkins put together the initial character sketches for each candidate. Characters and events referenced herein are fictional and are not intended to depict actual characters and events.

The four characters that fans can choose among for the G.I. JOE Kindle Worlds Toy Fan Vote are:

1) ADVENTURE TEAM MARCUS: Jim Beard is a longtime fan of the classic 12-inch G.I. JOE toys, and his vision comes alive in his own Kindle Worlds story – “G.I. JOE Adventure Team – Mystery of the Sunken Tomb.”

Code Name: Adventure Team Marcus™

Adventure Team® Member

File Name: Marcus (Last Name Classified)

SN: Classified

Primary Military Specialty: Communications

Secondary Military Specialty: Medic

Birthplace: Hammonton, New Jersey

Grade: E-5

A graduate of West Point, ADVENTURE TEAM MARCUS was a communications specialist and battlefield medic before forming the ADVENTURE TEAM. Members of this elite group are cross-trained in medicine, geology, zoology, and engineering among other disciplines, and they apply their training on missions of exploration and rescue. An accomplished marksman, ADVENTURE TEAM MARCUS can handle any weapon from pistols to rifles, and is proficient in several martial arts including karate, kung fu, and even the gentler tai chi.

2) COBRA BLACKJACK: Troy Osgood has written four G.I. JOE stories on Kindle Worlds, and his entry hails from his story – “G.I. JOE : Brainstorm.”

Code Name: Cobra Blackjack™

Bodyguard to Baroness®

File Name: Osten, Nikolai

Primary Military Specialty: Infantry

Secondary Military Specialty: Close Protection

Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine

Grade: NA

COBRA BLACKJACK had a distinguished military career in Eastern Europe before striking out on his own as a mercenary. When the BARONESS was young, he accepted the job of keeping her safe, and has continued to do so, faithfully, for years. Cold and calculating yet deeply honorable and loyal, he also became her trainer, seeing it as the best way to protect her from danger. Quiet, proficient, and deadly, he safeguards her through all her plots and schemes.

3) STILETTO: Bill Nedrow introduces us to this character in his third book “G.I. JOE: Body Count.”

Code Name: Stiletto™

Security

File Name: Kwaigno, Paithoon

SN: 414-33-PK72

Primary Military Specialty: Covert Operations

Secondary Military Specialty: Infantry

Birthplace: Hua Hin, Thailand

Grade: E-5

With her facial scar, dead eyes, and streak of white hair — as well as her mysterious past and knife-edged battle skills — STILETTO makes even the G.I. JOE® team a little nervous. She joined the team alongside Cobra® defector Felix “Mercer” Stratton™, acting as his bodyguard, and has since become a strong asset to the team. With skills that hint at Special Forces training, she is proficient in most small arms weapons and an expert in the use of bladed weapons.

4) COBRA WHISPER: Justin Bell’s new character makes her debut in his very first book “The Price of Peace – Snake Bite.”

Code Name: Cobra Whisper™

Cobra® Liquidator

File Name: Unknown

Primary Military Specialty: Assassination, Silent Weapons

Secondary Military Specialty: Covert Operations

Birthplace: Unidentified Island Fishing Village

COBRA WHISPER was orphaned as a child by Cobra® forces, but has been led to believe that G.I. JOE® forces were responsible. Cobra Commander® used this misinformation to build her into his personal assassin, fostering her sense of isolation and thirst for revenge. She is an accomplished martial artist and an expert in sound-suppressed weapons ranging from knives and swords to pistols and submachine guns. The Commander also uses her as a military operative skilled in sabotage and armed combat.

The G.I. JOE Kindle Worlds Toy Fan Vote will be open for one week, from Monday, November 2nd 2015 through Monday, November 9th, 2015. CLICK HERE TO VOTE for your favorite character and help them become an action figure in the 2016 G.I. JOE toy lineup! One vote per person please.

G.I. JOE ®/©Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. The names, Marcus, Nikolai Osten and Paithoon Kwaigno do not identify any known, living persons.

Vote for your favorite figure today!

G.I. Joe Fans’ Choice poll discussion!

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