2013 JoeCon: Sunday voice actor panel with Bill Ratner and Mary McDonald-Lewis

Wow– one of the single greatest events of JoeCon 2013?  That would be the Sunday voice actor panel with two of the greatest stars of the Sunbow G.I. Joe animated series– Bill Ratner and Mary McDonald-Lewis.  That’s right, the voices of the original Flint and Lady Jaye were on stage together and they didn’t disappoint!…

G.I. Joe Con 2013: Bill Ratner joins the guest list!

If you’re a fan of the Sunbow G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero series you’ll want to be at this year’s G.I. Joe Collector’s Convention!  Just added to the guest list is Bill Ratner- better know as the voice of Flint, the team’s premiere warrant officer!  Ratner will be joining Mary McDonald-Lewis (Lady Jaye) for what is…

Amazing “vintage” Adventure Team commercial– featuring 1:18 Joes!

It’s time to place blame where blame is due.  The G.I. Joe Collector’s Club is turning me into an Adventure Team fan.  Those nefarious scoundrels in their evil headquarters on Cattle Baron Drive in Texas have managed to take my initial impression of the fuzz-headed Joes as “those older dolls” and turn them into full…

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Remembering Chris Latta

Today would have been Chris Latta’s 63rd birthday. Born on August 30, 1949, Christopher Charles Collins was an actor, comedian, and voice artist whose talent breathed life into countless characters.  Among his most famous were the Sunbow animated versions of  Cobra Commander and the treacherous Decepticon Starscream.   Other characters included his first voice role…

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Sunbow G.I. Joe: ARAH and G1 Transformers hit Netflix Streaming

Imagine my surprise last night when G1 Transformers showed up on my Netflix streaming suggestions.  Imagine my delight when I saw that the ground-breaking Sunbow animated G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero series was ALSO available for streaming! Now, don’t get too excited yet.  In spite of the announcement of the recent Netflix/Hasbro deal, new…