G.I. Joe Cobra Baddie Destro Coming to Classified Figure Line

G.I. Joe fans are still buzzing from the Toy Fair reveal of the new Hasbro 6-inch line of figures, Classified. The first figure is now in people's hand, as Snake Eyes was shipped from Hasbro Pulse this week (look for our review this weekend), and today we got the reveal of the first baddie in […]

REVIEW: G.I. Joe #5 -- "This Series Might Be Finding Its Footing"

REVIEW: G.I. Joe #5 — "This Series Might Be Finding Its Footing"

(IDW Publishing, creative team: Paul Allor, Chris Evanhuis, Brittany Peer, Neil Uyetake) In another improving issue, writer Paul Allor crafts a very Red Dawn-esque look at Cobra-occupied America, where even the the Dreadnoks are not enemies but a brutal subculture hiding in plain site at the location of this version of Cobra's greatest claim to […]

REVIEW: G.I. Joe #4 -- "There Are No Actual G.I. Joes In This Book"

REVIEW: G.I. Joe #4 — "There Are No Actual G.I. Joes In This Book"

(IDW Publishing, creative team: Paul Allor, Niko Walter, Brittany Peer, Neil Uyetake) This issue spends most of its time using character development for Major Bludd as a framing device to reveal a lot about multiple characters and develop plot points. This Paul Allor script is very patient, very skillful and very engaging in the deliberation […]

G.I. Joe Gets Sexy with New Kotobukiya Bishoujo Statue

G.I. Joe Gets Sexy with New Kotobukiya Bishoujo Statue

G.I. Joe is as iconic as other hit franchises like He-Man and Transformers. This hit franchise came in with the wave of the 80s and is still loved by many toy collectors and fans to this day. This time it is something a little different as Kotobukiya has announced their third character release in their […]

"G.I. Joe" Goes From "Yo" to "Not Right Now"

"G.I. Joe" Goes From "Yo" to "Not Right Now"

G.I. Joe has finally met a villain that they can't beat. It's not Dr. Mindbender, or Zartan, or even Serpentor. It's the scheduling department at Paramount. The newest cinematic iteration of G.I. Joe was scheduled for March 27th of 2020, but will be moving half a year back  to October 16, 2020. There is no […]

G.I. Joe Scarlett Kotobukiya Statue

G.I. Joe Kotobukiya Bishoujo Line Kicks Off With Scarlett, Preorder Now

G.I. Joe fans have a new line of statues to collect. Kotobukiya is bringing the Joes to their bishoujo line, starting with Scarlett. She comes armed with her crossbow, posed on a rocky base with an explosion blast by her feet. It will stand at about 9 inches tall, and will run you around $100. […]

Is Doctor Mindbender a Traitor in Tomorrow's GI Joe: A Real American Hero #259?

Cobra mad scientist Doctor Mindbender has had a rough go of things lately. First, his predecessor, the deceased Doctor Venom, used his Brainwave Scanner to overwrite Mindbender's own brain patterns and take over his body. To add insult to injury, Venom wore a wig and dressed up like his old self, surely a major offense […]

Avengers Infinity War Marvel Legends Waves 1 and 2 Fully Revealed

Two waves of Marvel Legends figures are on the way in support of May's Avengers: Infinity War film hitting theaters, and while we have seen many of these already through cell phone pics and eBay auctions, they now stand officially revealed. Each wave will consist of 6-7 figures, with two heavy-hitter villains as the build […]

Yo Joe! Hasbro Brings A Great GI Joe Exclusive To SDCC

A totally awesome SDCC 2017 exclusive was revealed by Hasbro today, and GI Joe collectors should be drooling over this one. The GI Joe Cobra Missile Command Command Headquarters is returning, and it looks fantastic. It is a faithful reproduction of the set from 1982, which was a harder set to find. here is some […]

Electric Boogaloo To Screen In Select Theaters

A few days ago, I mentioned my admiration for the 1980s schlock movie company Cannon Films and the upcoming documentary Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films. The film, directed by Mark Hartley of Not Quite Hollywood fame, recounts the story of Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus; two Israeli-born cousins with a love for […]

Hot Comics – The Three Hundred Dollar Club – January 2015

Haven't done this in a while. Not since May last year. But they always make for an entertaining slice of the collectibles market. Here are the comics published within the last thirty-odd years that have been burning up the top of the charts and selling over $300. All raw copies, no slabbing here, no variant covers, […]

Snake Eyes Joins Cobra In New IDW Miniseries

G.I. Joe's resident ninja, Snake Eyes is moving into the spotlight in January as IDW launches G.I. Joe: Snakes – Agent of COBRA. Written by Mike Costa and drawn by Paolo Villanelli, the series starts off Snake Eyes busting Destro out of prison and leads to him going up against a team of Joes lead […]

Karen Traviss Joins G. I. Joe For New Series

British military science-fiction author Karen Traviss takes the reigns of the new G.I. Joe series for IDW as the team adjusts to a new world where Cobra has become the peacekeeping taskforce. This new series will be based more in a gritty realism and tap into real-world dangers and politics. "When John [Barber] asked me […]

Four Color Roots Part 3: 1991 Was The Year For G.I.Joe, The Rocketeer, And Spider-Man

By Christopher Smith In this, the third installment of our ongoing column series, Christopher Smith takes us on a tour through his own back pages as a comics fan, going down unexpected dark alleys and digressions. Focusing only on the comics and pop-cultural touchstones he experienced at the time, he reconsiders their (at times unlikely) […]

Wordburglar's Welcome To Cobra Island Gets Video Release For Rap Viper

[youtube][/youtube] We knew this was coming. And here it is. WordBurgler's hip hop tribute to GI Joe. Cobra propaganda. Because every evil snake-based organization needs some mad rhymes, right? Rap Viper is the lead single from his latest album Welcome To Cobra Island and is inspired by the characters and panache of Larry Hama's Marvel GI […]

Swipe File: COBRA And Taiwan's Special Forces

Chris Burnham makes the point well. Holy shit, did Cobra Commander take over Taiwan? — Chris Burnham NYCCX1 (@TheBurnham) October 28, 2013 This is Cobra… And this is Taiwan special forces in their new armour…       In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. […]