Morgan Lofting at Action Figure Expo!

The folks behind Action Figure Expo announced that Morgan Lofting will be attending this year’s event!

We are very happy to welcome Morgan Lofting to the 2015 Canadian Action Figure Expo this year. Best known for playing the Baroness across both the Sunbow- and DiC-produced seasons of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Lofting has also played such characters as Firestar and Moonracer in Transformers Generation 1, Princess Invidia on Star Blazers, Black Cat in the 1981 Spider-Man series and Fistina on Ben 10: Omniverse. She will be available all day for autographs and photos.

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Emerald City Exclusive IDW G.I.Joe 212 Cover Print Now Available!

Based on the Emerald City Exclusive cover to G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #212, this collector’s art print gives you a full view of the panoramic group shot of 280 COBRA villains, the most characters on any comic book cover ever! This cover is the definitive G.I. Joe’s rogues gallery, featuring nearly every enemy the G.I. Joe team has faced over their 33 year history. With characters representing all eras of G.I. Joe, from the toy lines (ARAH, Sgt. Savage, Extreme, Built To Rule, Sigma 6), cartoons (Sunbow, DiC), and comics (Marvel, DDP, IDW)!

The print measures 11 by 14 inches and is printed on heavy archival quality card stock and is part of a limited run of 250 prints.

This [url=http://www.emeraldcitycomics.com]Emerald City[/url] exclusive print comes signed by cover artist Adam Riches

About the artist: Best known for his work on G.I. Joe action figure packaging art, Adam Riches began his illustration career in 2008 with a pin-up in Mirage Studios’ Tales of the TMNT #52. Since then, his work has been featured on a variety of products, including shirts, posters, CD album art, trading cards, Tervis Tumbler drinking cups, “As Seen on TV” product packaging, instruction manuals, and more. Since 2012, Adam has been illustrating the packaging art for Hasbro’s official G.I. Joe Collector’s Club and Convention action figures. This is his first cover for IDW’s G.I. Joe A Real American Hero. You can view more of his work at www.AdamRiches.com

 

Get yours here before they’re gone! – [url=http://shop.emeraldcitycomics.com/EC-Exclusives-/G-I–Joe-A-Real-American-Hero-212-Emerald-City-Exclusive-Cobra-Variant-Print-Signed-by-Adam-Riches.php]IDW G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #212 Emerald City Comics Exclusive Cobra Variant Print[/url]

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IDW Publishing Solicits: November 2015!

What’s Snake Eyes been pointing at all these years?!  Find out in G.I. Joe 219, coming this November!  Well maybe not, but check out these solicits from IDW Publishing!

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Transformers vs G.I. JOE, Vol. 2 TPB
Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Tom Scioli (a & c)
The biggest space battle ever grows to universal proportions! Will the G.I. JOE team and the AUTOBOTS make peace—before COBRA and the DECEPTICONS end the war… the bad way?! Collects issues #5–9.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 132 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-270-8

Bullet points:

  • “It’s all about style and a shared love of 1980s animation and toys.” –Rhymeswithgeek.com

Offered Again!
Transformers vs G.I. JOE, Vol. 1 • FC • $19.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-190-9

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G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #219: COBRA WORLD ORDER Part 1
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)
As suspicious Cobra activity flares up around the globe, Hawk leads a strike team to try and get to the bottom of the sinister organization’s latest plot. But the deeper G.I. Joe digs, the more chilling Cobra’s master plan becomes…
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • COBRA WORLD ORDER begins—G.I. Joe beware!

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G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #219: COBRA WORLD ORDER Part 1—Toy Cover Subscription Variant
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Adam Riches (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #220: COBRA WORLD ORDER Part 2
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)
Once G.I. Joe uncovers more about Cobra’s sinister plot, the villainous organization goes to ground and consolidates its forces. Cobra’s Master Plan is set to begin and G.I. Joe will not be prepared for the epic scale of the coming caranage!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • COBRA WORLD ORDER heats up!

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G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #220: COBRA WORLD ORDER Part 2— Toy Cover Subscription Variant
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Adam Riches (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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The Last Larry Hama Sketch Cover!

Thanks to C.I.A.D. for the heads up on this!

Larry Hama posted a photo of the last Larry Hama sketch cover ever!

Just put this cover sketch up on eBay. My alternate sketch covers have been discontinued, so this one will be the LAST Larry Hama ARAH sketch cover.

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Heads Up! Coil Con is this Weekend!

That’s right folks!  Coil Con‘s coming up, and Mike Haehl posted some pics of this year’s exclusives!

Figure Reveal!

Pictured is one of the figures from this year’s limited edition 2 pack. The 2 figure set will be on sale Sunday for $75.

The thrill-seeking adventurer Lt. Latimer is reintroduced by Coil club to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. Lt. Latimer is highly motivated, very patriotic and full of integrity. Some would even call him super.
He stands proud as an icon of our community.

Coil Con is the Midwest’s largest G.I. Joe action figure and toy show. Now in it’s sixth year, the Con continues to flourish! Shop with the many vendors and trade with other Gi-Joe collectors. Purchase the amazing limited edition figure exlusives and enjoy the fellowship of other collectors. The weekend starts on Saturday, August 15th with a free tour of the Wright Patterson Air Force Base followed by dinner and festivities afterwards. The show is August 16th, 9am to 5pm and will include:

costume contest
prize raffle
panels that include:
1. Joe Declassified
2. What’s On Joe Mind?
3. R.A.H.C. Guides’ 4″ retrospective “Where We’re at as of Now,”
4. and the theatrical premiere of G.I. Joe’s first fan film “Scales of Injustice.”

There is so much to do so come out and be apart of this year’s Coil Club event. Admission is $5 and those in G.I. Joe costumes get in free!
Don’t miss it! DAYTON, OH! Coil Con has strived together to bring hundreds of G.I. Joe fans together from across the country in the name of fun and fellowship.

For more and up-to-the-date information visit:

http://www.coilcon.com

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/CoilCon?fref=ts

COIL Con 6 figure preview.

Here is a sneak peak of our second exclusive figure. We will show the full figure later this week!

The limited edition 2 figure set is only available at COIL Con 6 this Sunday, August 16!

About Coil Con:

COIL Con is the Midwest’s largest G.I. Joe action figure and toy show. Established in 2010, the COIL Club and Kokomo Toys have partnered together to bring hundreds of G.I. Joe fans together from across the country in the name of fun and fellowship.

About Kokomo Toys:

Kokomo Toys is located in Kokomo, Indiana. We have the largest selection of vintage and modern action figures in the Midwest.

For more information on Coil Con, check out the Coil Con website, and Coil Con on Facebook!

And be sure to hit up Kokomo Toys & Collectibles’ website and Kokomo’s Facebook page!

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