Joelanta 2018 – Larry Hama Sketch Pre Orders Now Available

Great news for those of you heading out to JOELANTA this weekend! Mr. Larry Hama will be in attendance and has announced that he’s opening up pre-orders for sketches! 

He will be at the show this weekend all day Saturday, and Sunday morning. If you’d like to get a pre-order in, make sure to reach out to Larry today as the cut off is tonight (Tuesday, March 6th). You can reach out to Larry here: Larry “been faking it all my life” Hama on Facebook

The show kicks off next weekend, March 9,10,11th 2018.  General Admission Sat 10th 10 am – 6 pm Sun 11th 10 am – 4 pm. Admission is Adults $10 / Kids (12 and under) $8 per day – under 5 Free. In related news, Mr. Hama has another unclaimed sketch up on his eBay account, so go check it out and claim it for yourself!

Don’t forget to head over to the Toylanta 2018 Facebook Page for more updates on the show, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums for discussion already in progress! 

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Joelanta 2018 Exclusive USB Troopers – Code Name Data Jumpers

TOYLANTA is happy to announce their 1st ever officially sanctioned 3 & 3/4 figure exclusive – USB Troopers: code name Data Jumpers by Black Major Alliance!

 These may be purchased starting Friday afternoon during Registration for Commanders and Assistants from 3-6 pm and any left will be available during the show on Sat & Sun. This set is not part of any special package.

The set includes 2 figures (both with parachutes) and 2 file / art cards. (One is autographed by the artist). The set will run you $45 USD and will be available through our good friend Mr. Brian Kossin, representing both G.I.Joe and Cobra factions. Both figures are paratroopers, hence their “Data Jumper” designation. Based on the Black Major Steel Brigade figure mold, each Data Jumper includes –

  • Machine Gun
  • Back Pack
  • Figure Stand
  • Parachute
  • Harness
  • File Card

The show kicks off next weekend, March 9,10,11th 2018.  General Admission Sat 10th 10 am – 6 pm Sun 11th 10 am – 4 pm. Admission is Adults $10 / Kids (12 and under) $8 per day – under 5 Free. Don’t forget to head over to the Toylanta 2018 Facebook Page for more updates on the show, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to discuss these awesome exclusives! 

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Joelanta 2018 Exclusive Data Jumpers File Card Art Revealed

Last week, we brought you a sneak peek at the upcoming Joelanta 2018 Exclusive Data Jumpers. That preview included an early look at the File Card Art being created by none other than Kraken Kards.

In a surprise treat, the Kraken Koalition Facebook Page has shared a full color render of the Data Jumper File Card Art and needless to say, it’s fantastic! These figures will be available at the show being held at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center, March 10th & 11th 2018.

There will be 2 figures available through our good friend Mr. Brian Kossin, representing both G.I.Joe and Cobra factions. Both figures are paratroopers, hence their “Data Jumper” designation. Based on the Black Major Steel Brigade figure mold, each Data Jumper includes –

  • Machine Gun
  • Back Pack
  • Figure Stand
  • Parachute
  • Harness
  • File Card

Don’t forget to head over to the Toylanta 2018 Facebook Page for more updates on the show, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to discuss these awesome exclusives! 

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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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