Acid Rain Omanga Military Flame Trooper Review By Toy People

The fine folks over at Toy-People have shared a fantastic pictorial review of the Acid Rain Flame Trooper. Part of the Omanga (Hell Force) Military, this new trooper has instantly become a fan favorite! He includes a rifle, Flamethrower and back pack. 

We’ve included a few key shots from the review that you can check out by reading more below. 

What are your thoughts on this latest addition to the Acid Rain World? Excited to add a new Omanga Trooper to your collection? Make sure to share your thoughts with us on the Cobra Island Forums

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Black Major Steel Brigade

Black Major Steel Brigade: Sky Brigade & Cobra BluSteel Review Gallery

We are continuing our coverage of the elusive Black Major and his latest release to the public. In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product some would even say that his line of unique custom reproduction figures are keeping excitement alive and it’s base enthused. The Island salutes the Black Major and offers this gallery of one of his latest creations for your Enjoyment!

Steel Brigade: Sky Brigade & Cobra BluSteel Squad!

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Black Major Trooper Review Gallery – Recap

Over the course of the last week,  we took a look at the current Black Major Trooper offerings currently on the market. This fan favorite troop builder has found a new life, reproduced in vibrant new color schemes and team affiliations. We’ve put together a gallery of all of the Troopers that we examined this week, so that you can get you fill on a whole bunch of awesome in one place! Make sure to read more below to check it out. 

Each Trooper includes 1 – 2 Weapons, a Back Pack and a Figure Stand. Some figures include an exclusive full color File Card with Character Art on one side. In the absence of 3 3/4 Joe product on the shelf, the Major continues to keep keeping excitement alive and the fan base enthused with his 3 3/4 o-ring ARAH Style offerings! Read more below to check out our full gallery of these amazing figures, but don’t forget you can see individual galleries for – 

We’ve had an absolute blast covering these latest offerings and are looking forward to bringing you our gallery reviews of Black Major’s Steel Brigade assortment over the coming days! We’d like to give a special shout out to those who helped us get these in hand –

  • If you’d like to add any of the Troopers in our galleries, make sure to reach out to Mr. Brian Kossin on Facebook
  • Interested in the back drop and barricade that we used in some sets? Reach out to Dreadnokdread on Instagram.
  • If you’d like to learn more about the custom file cards included with some of the troopers, make sure to follow Kraken Koalition on Instagram
  • Last but not least, a big shout out to Black Major for making it all happen. Make sure to give him a follow on Instagram for a wide assortment of awesome troop builders. 

Read on for the gallery, then join us on us after the break to discuss the Black Major Trooper on the Cobra Island Forums

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John Royle Shares Sneak Peek of IDW Publishings G.I.Joe RAH 249 Variant Cover

By way of John Royle’s Instagram Account comes this fantastic Sneak Peek of the variant cover for IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe RAH #249. John also gave us a close up of the Baroness in all her Glory! 

The cover is stunning, showcasing so many G.I.Joe fan favorites – Flint, Lady Jaye, Beachhead, Zartan, the Baroness, Cobra Rattler, Cobra Viper and more. John notes that he really had a ball drawing this one with a bit of a homage to Drew Struzan’s beautiful montage style movie posters. Great Inks by Jagdish and cool colors from James Offred. 

Will you be adding this variant cover of G.I.Joe #249 to your collection? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Boss Fight Studio at Rhode Island Comic Con – H.A.C.K.S., Horses and Bucky O’Hare!

Justin of Generals Joes fame is in attendance at Rhode Island Comic Con (lucky!) and has shared an awesome assortment of images from the Boss Fight Studio area! Not only did Justin grab more images of the fantastic Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. Horse that we brought you up to speed on earlier today, but also shared images of new Blanks, Weapons Packs and Bucky O’Hare offerings! 

  • Virtuvian H.A.C.K.S. Horse – We now have closer images of the Horse that will be offered via Kickstarter next year and wow, it is really amazing. 
  • Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. Blank and Weapons Packs – Surprise reveal! A new Blank color – “Peach” and Series 2 Accessory Sets
  • Bucky O’Hare – We get to check out Corsair Dead-Eye with Lunch Box, Storm Toad Trooper and..Easter Bucky O’Hare (?!)

We’ve collected a small assortment of images from Justin and have shared them here. You can check them out by reading more below. What are your thoughts on all of this new amazing Boss Fight Studio product on the horizon? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Planet Green Valley Modified Joint 3D Model and New Exoskeleton Design

Weihua Wei of Planet Green Valley has shared new 3D Renders showcasing changes made to the joint system that will be offered with the Planet Green Valley figures. Displayed in the 3D renders is the Alliance Security Force figure. The new joint system looks promising, giving the figures a full range of motion. 

Also included in the renders are designs for a new Exoskeleton! Weihua notes that if enough fans are interested in the Exoskeleton, it’ll be put in to production, so make sure to make your voice heard if you’re interested! They look fantastic I would certainly add quite a few to my collection (if the price is right, of course). 

We’ve mirrored a gallery of 8 images showcasing the new joint design alongside the proposed Exoskeleton that you can check out by reading more below. What are your thoughts on Planet Green Valley so far? Are you excited for this new Space themed line? Share your thoughts with us on the Cobra Island Forums

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Cobra Island Salutes Those That Have Served

To all those who have, and continue to serve their country in the name of freedom, we thank you for your service and sacrifice. 

While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.  – Randy Neugebauer

From all us here on CobraIsland.com, to all of you, Thank you! 

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Eagle Force Returns Agent Vess and General Mamba Revealed at DesignerCon!

If you’re in attendance at DesignerCon, we hope you’re having a great time! For those of you that couldn’t be there, no worries, as our friends from Fresh Monkey Fiction have shared a reveal image on the Eagle Force Returns Facebook Page! The image gives us our first look at Agent Vess…and you could say that he shares a bulletproof resemblance to a classic fan favorite character! 

That’s not the only reveal coming our way today! We also get our first look at General Mamba! We had seen artwork of him in the past, but this is our first time seeing a full render of the character and wow, he looks awesome!

  

 

We’re still set to see Baton Reed today, so keep it locked on the Cobra Island Forums for updates as they become available! 

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Boss Fight Studio Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. Horse Kickstarter Campaign Announced

Thanks to our friends from Roma Collectibles for sharing an image on their Instagram page of an upcoming Boss Fight Studio Kickstarter campaign! Announced at Rhode Island Comic Con, the campaign will focus on 1/18th scale horses and the sample looks amazing! 

The Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. customizable Horse will be available in different colors and there will even be add-on kits! Noted in the image are:

  • Australian Tack
  • Roman Tack
  • Unicorn
  • Dark Unicorn

There’s even a set of Pegasus wings and just went you thought it couldn’t get better, the Horse is part of the H.A.C.K.S. system, so you can combine ith with a preexisting figure to make a Centaur! Holy Schnikeys! 

The campaign is set to kick off March 2018. Are you excited about adding an Equestrian Army to your collection? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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