The next G.I. Joe Collector’s Club FSS 8 preview has been posted and it’s the nemesis of Action Force — Red Laser!
RED SHADOWS WEAPONS TECHNICIAN Code Name: RED LASER
(Inspired by the European exclusive action figure.)
Includes: removable helmet, advanced combat rifle,
laser pistol, Red Shadows flag, and figure stand.
The build for this particular should come as no surprise to anyone. The original 1983 Red Laser was a repaint of the 1982 Cobra Commander packaged with a repainted HAL. The character was billed as a weapons tech for the Red Shadows organization– the arch foes of the UK Action Force. According to his bio, he was a former member of a Japanese terrorist organization prior to joining up with Baron Ironblood. Continue reading →
Some of you may remember a few years ago when JBL reported on an incredible original 11″ x 17″ poster that was being produced by talented artist Ian Fell. Featuring the G.I. Joe roster from 1982 – 1987, this work of art was offered for an incredibly low price of cost + shipping!
If you’ve been to 3DJoes.com any time recently you might have already seen the hardcover edition of this book listed. It’s an incredible coffee table volume that spotlights the amazing package art from the 1982 – 1983 releases from the classic G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero line. The hardcover volume collects newly digitally restored artwork in an incredible 8″ x 11″ volume that shows just what made the classic packaging so attractive. The only downside of this volume was that it carried a hefty price tag of $205.
A pledge of $45.00 (plus shipping) will secure your very own paperback copy of Collecting the Art of G.I. Joe vol 1! With a modest funding goal of $6,000.00 this project will make paperback copies of the book available to more fiscally-conscious fans everywhere!
3DJoes.com is back with more G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero figures added to their already impressive archives! The latest addition encompasses one of my favorite years of the classic Generation 1 Joes: 1983! Featuring Gung-Ho, Duke, Doc, as well as as the 1982 “fixed” figures that we re-released with the now signature “swivel arm battle grip.”
If you liked the 1982 update you’ll LOVE the 1983 additions!