Tag: G.I. Joe

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Honda14Skeltor As we told you about last month, Honda is really pulling on the nostalgia strings for kids of the 1980’s with the focus on classic toys in their 2014 Happy Honda Days ad campaign. Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe all make appearances in the original grouping of commercials….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2014
Honda14Skeltor As part of their “Happy Honda Days” Holiday 2014 ad campaign Honda is pulling on your nostalgia strings with a series of ads starting vintage toys and characters such as Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe.   You can see the current series of ads here: Remember that sheer…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2014
FMFEagleFrceHeader    You might have heard the rumblings, you might have seen a teaser, you might have made the wish in your heart, but the rumors are true!   Mego’s 1980’s era military action figure line “Eagle Force” is poised to make a comeback in 2015! We caught up with the Fresh Monkey himself, Bill Murphy to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
  Karen Traviss Leads A Bold New Series San Diego, CA (August 27, 2014) – Acclaimed British military science-fiction author Karen Traviss reignites the G.I. JOE franchise with an all-new series. Filled with the kind of gritty realism fans of the author have come to expect, this new take on G.I. JOE is guaranteed to please…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2014
TRUComicon14-header Toys ‘R” Us has just announced their San Diego Comic Con – Con First exclusives.   This roster of toys and actions figures will be exclusive first to the EntertainmentEarth.com booth as SDCC 2014 before they are available in stores and on line. Winged Fairy Maleficent Relive the fierce and exciting battle scene from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2014
GIJoe-don-levine2 Don Levine, Hasbro exec who helped develop GI Joe as world’s 1st action figure, dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world’s first action figure, has died. He was 86. He died of cancer early Thursday at Home & Hospice Care of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
afi_9th Welcome to Action Figure Insider’s 9th Anniversary “Scoop Week!”  As has been the case for the past eight years, on the week of our anniversary of AFi’s launch,  we have a little something we like to call “Scoop Week” where we bring you a variety of exclusive news on all your favorite action figure, collectibles and…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 16, 2014
TheEaglesEdge-Destro Enjoy the press pics from the awesome G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary products from Hasbro! “The Eagles Edge” 3-pack set: “The Vipers Pit” 3-pack set: “Night Marksmen” 2-pack: “Heated Battle” 2-pack: “Social Clash” 2-pack: “Battle Below Zero” vehicle set: “Danger at the Docks” vehicle set: And the “Danger at the Docks” SDCC Exclusive set:  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 15, 2014
#hasbropreview We start with the live presentation. No photography or recording allowed during this so the first part will be text only. Then pictures will come next. Here we go!   They want everyone to know Hasbro loves Transformers fans – they are not leaving “Fan” toys behind! The main line for kids, and the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2014
ScreenHunter_270 Jan. 17 16.26 COBRA’s latest sinister plot involves the mysterious chemical known as COMPOUND Z! This hazardous material is being manufactured through ARBCO INDUSTIRES from a special unit of COBRA LAB-RATS “working behind the schemes” for COBRA COMMANDER and his ultimate goal! Check out the first exclusive 3 3/4-inch figure preview from the 2014 convention box set..  …

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 22, 2013
TIMESPAST_WONDERFUL The Holidays. Nothing else compares to this time of year…the amazing array of Christmas lights, the smells of warm cinnamon and pumpkin, the lively spirits and the season of giving … and especially as a child of the 80s, the season of getting. Of course, the disclaimer – since then, I have certainly learned that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2013
Hot Toys announces their third 2013 Toy Fair exclusive 12″ figure: There is one man that Roadblock and his teammates can trust in G.I. Joe Retaliation and it is none other than the original G.I. Joe himself. Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Joe Colton Collectible Figure as one of the 2013…

 

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