JBL’s Weekly Twitter Update for 2009-08-16

  • Welcome to the jbl joecon twitter feed. #
  • We are in a roundtable with kurt talking about the joe movies that were never made. Awesome info! #
  • Gi joe at releunch was called codename: blastoff #
  • Looking at a prototype of the HAL. #
  • On display is the first ever 3.75″ proto. #
  • Showing artwork proofs of the flagg. #
  • Original apc drawings did not include the turret. #
  • Showing the drawings of the evolution of the tomahawk chopper. #
  • The entire presentation is being used without powerpoint. Grrrrrrr! #
  • Full color rocky artwork shown. #
  • Original mauler artwork shown! Oh the irony!! #
  • Swedish Viggin was to be the replacement to the skystriker. #
  • Gi joe train. Used a lot of tooling from playskool. #
  • Jay being a smartass and makes a joke about the coastal defender! Lol #
  • Train was awesome. Every kid would dig it! That Saab Viggen jet was all degrees of awesome! #
  • First flagg was 10ft long. Wheeled into first presentation on a cart from the cafeteria. #
  • Quality test preformed on the flagg was to have someone walk on it. #
  • The train was in the same liniage of the flagg, terrordrome and defiant complex as a yearly signature toy. #
  • Rise of cobra roundtable in progress. #
  • Explaining why the reset. #
  • Dude asks if SS is really dead. #
  • Fan is busting the chops of paramount for changing the mythos of snake eyes. #
  • Larry is holding his ground on the se issue. It fits the story engine he says. #
  • Kid asks why se was changed from commando to ninja and explain why. Kid got a round of applause. #
  • Seems like the joe mythos was kind of developed page by page and not by a grand scheme outline. Typical to the industry he says. #
  • Any character that you wanted in the movie but could not. Ie dreadnoks or slaughter. #
  • Looks like the noks will be appearing in joe 2. Firefly was mentioned too. Jinx as well #
  • Guy asks how would hama feel if hasbro made a fig of him. Answer: it would be pretty useless. #
  • Was it jinx? Ambiguous answer. Lol #
  • James ask if cover girl is really dead. Lol #
  • Oh, he has a serious question. Explain the story engine. Good question jamesab #
  • Writers strike screwed with the movie they say. #
  • What five characters do you want to see in the second movie: ff, noks at least #
  • Why scarlett and ripcord? Good question from the kid. #
  • Hasbro 2010 preview #
  • Extreme conditions sets #
  • No big lob and point to rashawn #
  • NEW HISS – bravo wave 2 2010 #
  • Model of new hiss shown. #
  • Moving treads on the hiss. Round of applause #
  • Hiss body pops up #
  • Thanks to richard w for some great work and thinking #
  • First reveal figures coming up #
  • Ripcord jungle assault #
  • City strike duke #
  • City strike aka resolute se #
  • All of these are wave 5 09 #
  • Desert viper #
  • Arctic threat storm shadow #
  • Arctic threat duke with snow board #
  • Arctic theat snow job with tons of gear! Woo hoo #
  • Wave 1 2010 is the sj btw #
  • Arctic threat destro with water shooter?!?! Ice particles that can attach to other figures. Destro head is frosted. Good work. #
  • Elite ice viper. #
  • Jungle assault storm shadow – resolute ss body. #
  • Desert battle zartan. Kinda looks like raptor. #
  • Desert battle ripcord in a next gen delta suit for airborne ops. #
  • Arctic threat snale eyes – wave 2 2010. New timber sculpt. #
  • Most of these are not on ebay from china yet. Lol #
  • Jungle assault duke – kinda looks like he from predator. #
  • Jungle assault cobra commander #
  • Jungle assault jungle viper. WOW! #
  • Has a lot of nods to the old night viper. #
  • Jungle assault recondo! #
  • City strike scarlett – using resolute scarlett body. #
  • City strike firefly – kinda reminds me of wraith #
  • Desert battle heavy duty #
  • Cobra ice cutter vehicle with snow serpent officer. #
  • Hiss attack scount with sand viper – basically a hiss with no armor. #
  • Gi joe cycle armor with new character ashiko. Effing transformer looking bike. #
  • Armored panther with outback – I blame scott #
  • Cobra fury with alley viper officer – these vehicles are wave 1 2010 #
  • Snow cat with whiteout – snow cat repaint #
  • Sand serpent with star viper – raven repaint. #
  • Cobra carded figures. #
  • COBRA COMMANDER MAIL AWAY!! #
  • New head design and breast plate come with hiss drone #
  • Showing the mail away package. #
  • Now we know. More tomorrow. #
  • Blades with copter sold out. #
  • Movie night! This is an amc test theatre. It is like a D&B’s minus the video games. Beer is expensive but it should be fun. #
  • Subwoofers under the seats! So many comments, but too much restraint. #
  • Rise of cobra roundtable #2 #
  • Wally is talking about training. Six weeks worth. Lost lots of weight. Shooting the gatling gun was awesome. #
  • The crew pulled a lot of pranks on each other. #
  • Wally did a lot of his own stunts. Stuntman fell ill so there aren’t very many large black men in prague, so he filled in. Laughter #
  • Rabid fan asks a question. Asks what other characters will be in the new movie. #
  • Shows tattoo #
  • Says he doesn’t necessarily watch himself on screen much. #
  • Dude asks scarlett, baroness or cover girl? #
  • Answers: monday, tuesday and wednesday. Big laugh and lots of applause. #
  • Talks about a cool cut scene with him flying through the air via explosion. #
  • Liked the mess hall scene #
  • Question asks how wally got the role. The director called him. #
  • Surprise hasbro roundtable after wally’s q and a. #
  • Wave 3 2010 #
  • New duke with helmet from pit training scene #
  • Beach head #
  • Brave to sinchicken for having a flashlight. #
  • Cobra tracker. Clear yellow viper mask. Tribal looking. #
  • Compound bow!! #
  • 3.75″ rip attack toys. Ala gyro copter or ninja lightning. Others mentioned evel kenevil. #
  • Jet storm cycle with se #
  • Tiger snake with street viper #
  • 3.75″ exclusives #
  • Target first: #
  • Ram with sandstorm #
  • Trubble bubble with elite viper. Red dome! #
  • Glider with ace #
  • Twin balle gun with range viper. This is basically the whirlwind canon. #
  • Tru now: #
  • Arctic threat doc!! Using parts from joe sub pilot. #
  • Arctic threat shipwreck #
  • Sting raider with copperhead and swamp viper. #
  • One more surprise #
  • Joe and cobra mechs! #
  • Rabid fan asks about rc vehicles. Panel says it is a good idea but it is cost prohibitive #
  • Club roundtable #
  • They are showing us how the two sets are created. #
  • Showing us the genesis of the para figure. #
  • Was supposed to be a planned hasbro figure. #
  • Went with a 12″ figure because they were being thrown off the top of the hotel roof. #
  • Showing us undertow mockups. #
  • Showing us the story of the logo. #
  • Showing us the art samples of the first 100 pen. #
  • 2010 3.75″ membership figure is: big lob! #
  • Urban rain camo adventurer. Looks cool. #
  • George said he would buy the urban adventurer for a dollar #
  • 3.75″ adventure team #
  • Karen says that she does not care who you are but 3″ is NOT an adventure. What is she talking about? #
  • Lots of oring tools have been destroyed. Quick someone talk kirsin off the ledge!! #
  • Adventure team is now shifting to modern era construx. #
  • Venom is still in the set. Figs shown with pistol and snow job laser rifle. #
  • Adventure team fang! #
  • Muntant flytrap plant for dr venom. #
  • Spy troops battle blitz being recolored for adventure team. #
  • Time frame they hope is end of the year and thw beginning of the year. Fangs and plants are done. #
  • If the line sells well, mantis sub is the final AT vehicle. For sea adventurer. #
  • 12″ lost talker stuff. #
  • Cobra manta squad o ring tools #
  • 4 figures devided into 2 sets of vintage style card. Kirsin can breathe. #
  • Q and a begins. #
  • Eel vintage tool is gone. George and jason mourn. #
  • April 29 to May 2 JoeCon in providence next year. #
  • Yes! At least not in indy!! #
  • Just realied joecon dates would cover same dates as canjoecon from the year before. Doh! #

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