Tag: G.I. Joe

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Hasbro Classic Transformers: Generation 1 Launches on Vimeo On Demand Additional Hasbro Titles Including G.I. Joe and Transformers: Rescue Bots Launch Later 2015 See Full Transformers Catalog at Transformers.TV NEW YORK (April 28, 2015) – Vimeo today announced a collaboration with Hasbro Studios to offer digital collections of classic animation series from the Hasbro Classic Collection,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2015
This afternoon at G.I. JoeCon in Springfield, IL, the Hasbro G.I. Joe brand team unveiled new items from this year’s Toys “R” Us-exclusive G.I. Joe toy line.  They also revealed the 2 SDCC exclusive sets.  See below for all of the reveals: SDCC EXCLUSIVES (Available: July 2015) G.I. JOE CRIMSON STRIKE: Available in the Hasbro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2015
YOJOE.COM ANNOUNCES NEW YOJOE! PRO COLLECTION MANAGEMENT SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE ST. LOUIS, MO. – April 08, 2015 – The premier G.I.Joe information and fan site for nearly two decades, YoJoe.com has been leading the charge in the G.I.Joe collectors’ community with innovative solutions for tracking and managing collections. Big or small, vintage or modern, YoJoe is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2015
SIX new products are coming from the gang at Gentle Giant early next year from across the spectrum of their licenses.   We see some great new stuff in their Jumbo universe including a Star Wars 3-pack that gives fans another shot at some of the early releases.   Zam  Wessel Statue – $269 Zam Wessel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2015
Players Can Create Their Own Interactive G.I. JOE Worlds   SAN FRANCISCO – March 12, 2015 – Linden Lab®, best known as the creator of the virtual world Second Life®, and Hasbro, Inc., today announced that the iconic G.I. JOE brand will be coming to Blocksworld, the popular build-and-play game for iPad.   Blocksworld lets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 9, 2015
A second video from the anonymous source in Springfield, Illinois. Cobra may be everywhere! Another video from Springfield, Illinois! from Jason Devall on Vimeo.

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2015
Just received this from an anonymous source in Springfield, Illinois. They said to stay tuned, it gets even stranger…  

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2015
MYSTERY OF THE SUNKEN TOMB is the first long-form G.I. Joe Adventure Team prose fiction novella released on the Kindle Worlds licensed publication platform. It is currently available in e-format only, and sells for just $1.99.   Set in 1973 at the height of the Adventure Team toy era, MYSTERY OF THE SUNKEN TOMB is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2015
San Diego, CA (February 9, 2015) – This year marks the Tenth anniversary of IDW Publishing and Hasbro being in business together, a relationship that began in 2005 with the publication of IDW’s first TRANSFORMERS title. To celebrate a decade of creativity, innovation, and success, the two companies are announcing the extension of their blockbuster…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
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
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
   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
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
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
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
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
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
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…

 

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