IDW Publishing G.I.Joe vs Six Million Dollar Man Issue 4 Five Page Preview Now Available

Reminder! IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe vs. the Six Million Dollar Man #4 will be available for your reading pleasure tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23rd!

We’re pleased to be able to bring you a look at not only Covers A, B and the Retailer Incentive of this upcoming issue, but a 5 page preview to whet your appetite as well! Check it out below – 

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 nal, violent race to his throne room.

Ryan Ferrier (Author) • S L Gallant (Artist) • Marcelo Ferreira (Cover Artist) • Kenneth Loh (Cover Artist) • Brian Shearer (Inker) • James Brown (Cover Artist, Colorist)

Will you be adding G.I.Joe vs The Six Million Dollar Man #4 to your collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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GIJoeCon 2018 Registration Ending Soon – Convention Sets Still Available

Word was sent out yesterday by the G.I.Joe Collectors Club noting that registration for GIJoeCon 2018 will be closing Monday, June 4th. As of the time of notification, the remaining set counts were noted as: 

  • 3 3/4″ sets – 20
  • 12″ sets – 24

The Club can move stock between attending and non-attending if one category stocks out. They’ll continue to watch the numbers and balance the quantities. If you have an issue with registration, please let them know. If you have ordered a set and would like to order an additional one, please click the registration button and process it at GIJoeCon.com. Tours still available as they have flexibility…however tour options will close on May 31st.

Will you be heading to the Convention? Come join us after the break on the Cobra Island Forums to get in on the JoeCon 2018 discussion already in progress! 

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The Art of Brian Shearer Volume 1 Kickstarter Campaign Surveys Are Inbound

For those of you that got in on the Art of Brian Shearer Volume 1 Kickstarter Campaign, it’s time to start checking those inboxes as Brian has sent out surveys! Here’s where you’ll confirm your shipping address and also let Brian know what kind of awesome goodies you want. For example, Brian needs to know what character you’d like sketched in the back of the book and what you would like for your commissions (if applicable). 

The book has been sent off to the printer, so get your survey completed ASAP so that Brian can get to work! 

We’re talking all about it on the boards, so make sure to join us after the break on the Cobra Island Forums  for discussion in progress! 

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3DJoes.com Presents Vintage 1987 Hasbro Toy Fair Catalog Images

Our good friend Carson from 3DJoes.com has shared another album containing image scans of Hasbro Toy Fair Catalogs! This week, we get to feast our eyes on the 1987 Hasbro Toy Fair Catalog!

Every year toy companies come together to show off their upcoming toys to toy retailers. They create catalogs for these retailers and oftentimes the toys shown in these catalogs are pre-production models. Collected for your viewing pleasure so far:

We’ve only shared a few images here to whet your appetite, so make sure to have a look at each Hasbro’s Toy Fair catalog (linked above) and leave your insights in the comments. These catalog images and your commentary will be added to 3DJoes.com! Carson will be rolling out a new catalog every Friday, showcasing a different year all the way through 1994, so make sure to keep it locked to the 3DJoes.com Facebook Page

What differences did you notice? What were some of your favorite images collected so far? Share your thoughts with us 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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Amazon Preparing To Sunset Kindle Worlds Platform

Disappointing news to share with those that, like me, love picking up titles from Kindle Worlds. Word began circulating that Amazon has begun to reach out to authors to advise that Amazon will be sunsetting (shutting down) the Kindle Worlds platform.

Our friend Justin from Generals Joes shared some interesting information by way of Mr. Nate Hoffelder from The-Digital-Reader. Nate notes that submitting new content will be denied after tomorrow (May 17th) and all published works will be taken down by July 16th.

There are so many talented authors with amazing pieces of G.I.Joe fiction on Kindle Worlds, so if you plan on hitting the G.I.Joe Kindle Worlds page, you better do so while you have the chance. Keep in mind that you don’t need a Kindle to enjoy these works; You can download an Amazon Kindle Reader directly to your iOS or Android device. 

Are you disappointed to hear this? I know that we here on the Island are. You can jump in on the conversation in progress after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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Tom Waltz shares Snake Eyes artwork from G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 255 – Special Missions 5

Today via Twitter, Mr. Tom Waltz shared this fantastic piece of Snake Eyes artwork by Mr. Harvey Tolibao. Harvey will be the artist for IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #255 – Special Missions part 5. 

The appearance of everyone’s favorite silent Ninja Commando makes sense, as this particular issue is centered around none other than Scarlett! 

We don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to add this issue to our collection! You can get in on the conversation already in progress after the break, right here on the Cobra Island Forums!

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GIJoeCon 2018 Python Peril: Marauders To The Rescue Box Art Revealed

The G.I.Joe Collectors Club has shared a fantastic reveal this evening! This time around, we’re treated to the G.I.Joe Collectors Convention 3 & 3/4″ Box! The box art depicts the team members from Slaughters Marauders. From the Club – 

The COBRA PYTHON PATROL is an elite unit of troopers that have been handpicked for their various tactical specialties. They are expertly trained and equipped for stealth and infiltration missions. They wear unique camouflage grid uniforms to mask their presence, which confuses radar detection systems and allows them to accomplish sinister operations around the globe. Using the latest radar absorbing materials and stealth technology, PYTHON PATROL 2.0 rears its ugly head with a surgical strike against their sworn enemy. Led by the nefarious MAJOR BLUDD, they have successfully captured a “Real American Hero” and key member of the G.I. JOE team.

The SLAUGHTER’S MARAUDERS unit is called into action to mount a dire rescue mission of their original commander. A fellow Marine Drill Instructor, SGT. SMASHER takes the squad leader position and selects highly specialized soldiers for a fast attack, ground assault into enemy territory to combat these devious COBRA forces. PYTHON PATROL 2.0 is a dangerous unit, but it will take more than their special uniforms and slithering nastiness to get the best of the entire SLAUGHTER’S MARAUDERS team!

(Note: final product may slightly differ from sample shown.) Collect all the great 3 3/4″ action figures in the 15-figure Python Peril: Marauders to the Rescue! box set.

Are you excited to add this 15 figure set to your collection? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums! Many thanks to our friends from Tooele Toys for the heads up! 

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Collecting the art of G.I.I.Joe Double Boxed Slipcase Now Shipping

What a great surprise from Carson & 3DJoes.com! Today via the 3DJoes Instagram Account, word was shared that the Collecting the Art of G.I.Joe (1982-1994) double boxed slipcase is shipping now as a free bonus to all Vol.5 & Vol. 6 Kickstarter backers and will also be available to attendees at GIJoeCon 2018

Carson’s generosity knows no bounds! On behalf of all of us here on CobraIsland.com, we salute 3DJoes.com and all that Carson does for our community! 

Did you get in on this campaign? If so, did you opt to have Volume 5 shipped, or did you holding off until Volume 6 is released? Get in on the conversation already in progress after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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Paramount Pictures Places Snake Eyes Spinoff Movie Into Development

Big News for the G.I.Joe World – The Hollywood Reporter has shared word that Snake Eyes, the Ninja Commando from G.I.Joe, is set to get his own Spinoff movie! 

From THR: 

Paramount Pictures has thrown a Joe spinoff movie featuring the commando into development, with Evan Spiliotopoulos, the writer of Beauty and the Beast and The Huntsman: Winter’s War, in talks to pen the script. Brian Goldner is among those producing the feature based on the Hasbro toyline. Snake Eyes is the silent ninja commando that first appeared in the 1980s as part of Hasbro and Marvel Comics’ relaunch of the toyline, dubbed G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.

Are you excited for this proposed Snake Eyes movie? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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