Tag Archives: GI Joe

That time Arby's prompted a Transformers/GI Joe crossover

Arby's, the amazingly delicious restaurant that got constantly picked on by The Daily Show for some reason, has a history of making cute, artsy ads to promote itself on social media. Yesterday they posted this: And now, some more OAFEry:You … Continue reading

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GI Joe: Duke vs. Tombstone addendum

Here's what "Mission Accepted" Duke would look like in a tan shirt, rather than yellow: Better or the same? And now, some more OAFEry:Chevy using Hasbro and NECA toys in a national TV commercial Flippin' through Previews - May '12 … Continue reading

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When toys could make you immortal

And now, some more OAFEry:Masters of the (Lego) Universe GI Joe Kre-O Zartan review Hasbro's SDCC exclusives (part 2) GI Joe Volcano-Viper addendum Flippin' through Previews - May '14

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Unrustable Bastards

A Kickstarter for robots that change into motorcycles? And that come with their own 3¾" tall drivers who change along with them? And it's got a complete backstory of this outlaw biker gang and the corrupt police force they fight … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: Hero Mashers Monsters

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figures today are Hasbro's Hero Mashers Monsters. The Monsters would have been an expansion of Hasbro's Hero Masher line, which also … Continue reading

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Get ready to watch the Toy Wars

Toy Wars: The Epic Struggle Between G.I. Joe, Barbie, and the Companies that Make Them, a book detailing the rivalry between Hasbro and Mattel, is being adapted to an Amazon original series starring Josh Gad. Via Deadline: Journalist and novelist … Continue reading

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Eagle Force Returns

Fresh Monkey Fiction and Remco Toys are teaming up to bring back Eagle Force. The long retired Captain Eagle is recruited back into active duty by his old teammate General Brown. Together they’re recruiting the next generation of Eagle Force … Continue reading

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GI Joe advertises Subaru

You'll only see this ad if you're in Australia, though: And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe and the Transformers #6 Why did the ROC movie toys fail? GI Joe Pursuit of Cobra: Jungle-Viper addendum City Strike Snake-Eyes addendum Popular toys … Continue reading

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The Pythona that almost was

In today's review of the GI Joe Collectors' Club member incentive figure Pythona, we spoke briefly about the character's introduction in GI Joe: The Movie and the fact that she didn't get an action figure. But she almost did: And … Continue reading

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IDW leads the way to Hasbro's shared universe

IDW Publishing has announced that their upcoming Revolution five-parter will bring the worlds of GI Joe, Transformers, Micronauts, Rom and Action Man into one cohesive whole. While the storyline will change the status quo for the titles, it's not a … Continue reading

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