Photonut and Madmac braved the line for the Club store last night and were able to snag the convention exclusives for this year. Being the Joe fans that they are those items were immediately freed from their plastic prisons and pictures were snapped! Here’s what they brought back:
Annihilator 3-Pack (LE 650)
The official registration hasn’t opened yet but last night Golden Ticket holders were able to pick up their con sets and receive the attendee bonus exclusive item– the Russian repainted Snarler cycle with side car.
A quick check of the web revealed that the crew over at HISS Tank have rushed to get some [...]
There are days that the G.I. Joe Collector’s Club surprises me– and today is one of those days. It’s no secret that the 2012 Operation: Bear Trap convention sets sold out in near-record time. Whether this was due to a smaller production run or the popularity of the Oktober Guard or both remains to [...]
The following email was sent out to Club Members earlier this afternoon:
It took just a little over 3 hours for the non-attending Oktober Guard sets to sell out! We did not have that many to put online for those not coming to the convention. We wish there were more, but there [...]
Wow– didn’t see this one coming at all. Destro’s General was only ever given ONE figure in the classic ARAH era and that was back in 1988! This version works– in a way that the IG’s weren’t for me. Featuring a good mix of existing and new tooling this is pretty darned [...]
Another convention figure has been revealed– an Iron Grenadier Elite Guard:
As stated the other day, the MARS troopers are based on a cancelled Iron Grendier pack showcased a year ago and borrow heavily from the Resolute pool of available molds. Visually, it’s an interesting take on the Laird Destro’s personal army with the [...]
Two reveals in two days from the G.I. Joe Collector’s Club from their 2012 1:18 convention set.
First up, we now have details regarding the “official storyline” of the set- now dubbed Operation Bear Trap:
“By popular demand, the 2012 convention set stories and enemy factions are revealed…
OKTOBER GUARD Box Set: The 1990s brought [...]