Wonderworld Comics GIJoeCon 2018 Exclusive G.I.Joe 252 Pre Order Now Available

Great news for those of you that won’t be able to make it to GIJoeCon 2018. WONDERWORLD Comics has shared word that their GIJoeCon 2018 Exclusive print of IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #252 is now available for pre-order!

This variant features a brilliant cover by Artist Extraordinaire Adam Riches! It’s exclusive to GI Joe Con 2018 in Chattanooga at the WONDERWORLD Comics booth. The back features an all new designed Cobra logo by Adam with blank cover for sketches. Submissions will also be taken for CBCS Comics if anyone is interested (make sure to reach out to WONDERWORLD for more details).

Price is $15 at the show but Pre-Orders (webpage and eBay) are set at $19.99 ea.  You can get yours here –  WONDERWORLD Comics: Pre-Orders Page

Will you be adding this awesome variant to your G.I.Joe Comic Collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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George Vega Shares G.I.Joe Sketch Art On Instagram

Our friend Mr. George Vega has been cooking up some amazing G.I.Joe Sketch art pieces on his Twitch Channel and sharing them on the official George Vega Art Instagram Account! So far George has shared sketches of Duke, Scarlett, Cobra Commander & the Baroness. We’ve shared them all here for your viewing pleasure – 

We can’t wait to see what else George shares! Make sure to give him a follow so you can see his creations come to life live on Twitch. What’s your take on these awesome G.I.Joe Sketch Art cards? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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Tom Waltz Shares Covers and Panels from IDW Publishings G.I.Joe A Real American Hero

Mr. Tom Waltz, Editor Extraordinaire at IDW Publishing, has set Twitter on FIRE over the last 24 hours, sharing a collection of amazing artwork from IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero. 

First up, Tom shared an exquisite cover for ARAH #257. The cover depict Ace  showing off his aerial skills over a squadron of Cobra Night Ravens. That wasn’t the only cover shared, as we also get a look at the Retailer Incentive cover for ARAH #256! This RI Cover is chock full of characters from Dawn Moreno to Low Light! 

Covers weren’t the only pieces that Tom shared, as we also got to feast our eyes on panels from the upcoming Special Missions Arc, including ARAH #251 featuring Stalker, ARAH #252 featuring the Baroness and ARAH #253 featuring Duke! 

Get ready, folks, as there’s a whole bunch of awesome inbound from IDW. Which of these issues are you most excited for? Let us know after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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Whatnot Toys Super Deformed G.I.Joe Figures and Vehicles Pre Order Now Available

Just last month we brought you word on Whatnot Toys‘ new Super Deformed G.I.Joe line. The Whatnot G.I.Joe figures come in (2) scales, either 2.5 or 4.5 inches tall and are fully articulated and poseable. Each figure comes with accessories which are usually the weapon they are known for. Whatnot is also offering G.I.Joe vehicles and each comes with its own driver crafted at the 4.5 inch size. Given their flexibility, these figures easily fit into the vehicles. 

Now you can Pre-Order the entire assortment directly from BigBadToyStore.com! The listings include: 

We’ve mirrored a gallery of over 70 images of the assortment here for your viewing pleasure, so make sure to read more below to check them out. Will you be adding any or all of the Whatnot Toys Super Deformed G.I.Joe offerings to your collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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IDW Publishing’s May 2018 G.I.Joe Solicitations Now Available

The May 2018 G.I.Joe solicitations from IDW Publishing are here! Included are G.I.Joe vs the Six Million Dollar Man #4, alongside G.I.Joe #252. 

ARAH #252 continues the all new “Special Missions” Arc; The arc will consist of five issues of standalone stories featuring the best heroes and worst villains of G.I. Joe lore, culminating in a special oversized issue #255! Check out the details below! – 

MAY 2018 SOLICITATIONS

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #252—Cover A: David Messina / Cover B: John Royle

Larry Hama (w) • David Messina (a & c) • John Royle (c)

“Special Missions,” Part 2 (of 5). G.I. Joe. Cobra. Two opposing forces. Two powerful war machines, each made more lethal by the undeniable strength of their individual parts. But who and what are those parts? This issue, artist David Messina (ROM, Star Trek) joins forces with Larry to present Cobra’s ruthless and deadly femme fatale: BARONESS!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Pencil art variant cover by Larry Hama!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero vs. the Six Million Dollar Man #4—Cover A: Marcelo Ferreira / Cover B: Kenneth Loh

Ryan Ferrier (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Marcelo Ferreira (c) • Kenneth Loh (c)

As Cobra’s plan for global terror begins to crumble under the foot of G.I. Joe’s powerful new teammate, the Six Million Dollar Man becomes the world’s deadliest ticking time bomb! With Cobra Commander’s hand over the detonator, Scarlett and her team must make a final, violent race to his throne room.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Action figure variant cover by Michael Adams!

Looks like things aren’t slowing down even a bit for G.I.Joe! Are you excited for what’s coming our way in May? Join us after the break for discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums!

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More Images of Whatnot Toys Super Deformed G.I.Joe Collection

ToyHypeUSA was in attendance at New York Toy Fair and has shared a gallery of over 20 images of the new Super Deformed G.I.Joe offerings from Whatnot toys. We’ve mirrored those images here for your viewing pleasure, so make sure to read more below. In the war between the G.I.Joe team and Cobra, who will be victorious? 

The Whatnot Toys G.I.Joe figures are 4.5 inches tall, are fully articulated and poseable and come with acessories, which are useally the weapoon they are known for. Whatnot Toys are also offering G.I.Joe vehicles and each comes with its own driver crafted at the 4.5 inch size. Given their flexibility, these figures easily fit into the vehicles. 

They are also offering a series of highly collectible 2.5 inch figures, which are perfect for the GI Joe fan who simply can’t get enough of their all new Super Deformed line! 

What’s your take on these super deformed offerings? Do they have a place on your shelf next to your Loyal Subjects and Kidrobot G.I.Joe Collectibles? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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Toy Fair 2018 Whatnot Toys Super Deformed G.I.Joe Figures and Vehicles Revealed

Our friends from ROMA Collectibles have just shared intel on a press release from Whatnot Toys, a vendor that will be in attendance at Toy Fair 2018

Whatnot Toys will be showcasing their new Super Deformed G.I.Joe offerings! From the briefing, they appear to have 2.5″ and 4.5″ offerings, along with a neat selection of vehicles. Here’s the scoop from the release: 

In the war between the G.I.Joe team and Cobra, who will be victorious? For our retail partners, everyone’s a winner. 

The Whatnot G.I.Joe figures are 4.5 inches tall, are fully articulated and poseable and come with acessories, which are useally the weapoon they are known for. We are also offering G.I.Joe vehicles and each comes with its own driver crafted at the 4.5 inch size. Given their flexibility, these figures easily fit into the vehicles. 

We are also offering a series of highly collectible 2.5 inch figures, which are perfect for the GI Joe fan who simply can’t get enough of our all new Super Deformed line! Come by our booth to check out all of these super deformed G.I.Joe collectible figures – Booth 6357

What’s your take on these super deformed offerings? Do they have a place on your shelf next to your Loyal Subjects and Kidrobot G.I.Joe Collectibles? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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John Royle and Tom Waltz Tease IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe 252 Featuring The Baroness

Today, by way of Twitter, John Royle shared this amazing cover for IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #252, featuring none other than The Baroness! Shortly thereafter, Tom Waltz also shared the masterpiece, so we knew we wanted to share it with you, the Cobra Island faithful! Check it out – 

How awesome is that?! We’re not even to issue #248 yet and already can’t wait for 252! What are your thoughts on this cover? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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John Royle Shares Cover for IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe 249

This past Thursday, John Royle shared the Retailer Incentive cover for IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe #249. Needless to say, it’s beautiful! This issue will lead us in to the oversized issue #250 and the conclusion of the Dawn of the Arashikage story arc! Here’s what John shared on the cover: 

My upcoming G.I.Joe Rah issue 249 cover with logo, one of my personal favourites so far, really had a ball drawing this one with a bit of a homage to Drew Struzan’s beautiful montage style movie posters. Great Inks Jagdish and cool colours James Offredi #gijoe #cobra #gijoecobra #johnroyleart #idwpublishing #hasbro #art #draw #comic #comiccover #coverart #cover #gijoecover #variant #ink #variantcover #lineart #wip #workinprogress #army #retailerincentive #baroness #zartan #flint #beachhead #ladyjaye #thebaroness #comicart #comicartist #comiccon

Are you excited to add this RI cover of G.I.Joe #249 to your collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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New Transformers vs G.I. Joe Megatron Art Figures Now Available at Kidrobot.com

Since August, we’ve been sharing word of an awesome new line of collectibles from Hasbro and Kidrobot, based on the artwork of none other than Tom Scioli. The Transformers vs G.I.Joe line has something for everyone, from vinyl figures to pins to skateboard decks! Alongside the 7″ Cobra Commander offering is another Art Figure to dominate your vinyl collectibles shelf. 

There can be only one to rule them all and in the case of the Decepticons, it’s Megatron! The God-Emperor of the evil doers of the Transformers is ready to take his rightful place on your shelf. In conjunction with Hasbro, Kidrobot brings you the next piece to the Transformers Vs GI Joe capsule with the Megatron Art Figure. Based on the critically acclaimed maxi-series comic by John Barber and Tom Scioli and standing approximately 7 inches tall this will be one robot not in disguise in your collection. The Transformers vs GI Joe Megatron Art Figure comes in two collectible colors: a gray color and a Kidrobot.com exclusive purple color. Grab yours today and you too can rule the Decepticons!

We’ve mirrored an assortment of images featuring both versions that you can check out by reading more below. Will you be adding Megatron to your collection? Join the discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums!

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