Hasbro’s G.I. Joe brand team Derryl Depriest and Mark Weber are presenting Hasbro’s 2016 G.I. Joe product line, convention news, and more.
We will have a video of this panel up ASAP (most likely Tuesday because the wifi here is terrible). For the moment, we have images and a rundown of the reveals. Later today we will have an interview with Derryl Depriest and Mark Weber of Hasbro along with a video walkthrough of the 2016 G.I. Joe line-up.
Highlights from the panel:
All names from Puzzle shown on Hasbro Pulse will be revealed
Partners include IDW, Gentle Giant, 1000 Toys (Sixth Scale Snake Eyes)
IDW Revolution – crossover even of all franchises – Gi Joe, Transformers, MASK, Micronauts, Action Man, ROM, Jem – Separate universe from Hasbro-verse
Larry Hama – continues to write Gi Joe comics with 34 years experience
Gentle Giant – 12″ Joes – Zap released later this year. Pre-Orders available.
SDCC 2016 – 1000 Toys Snake Eyes Figure
SDCC 2016 Exclusive – Transformers/Gi Joe – Scarlett with Rattler comes with Gi Joe, Cobra, and Autobot stickers
Tartan with Soundwave – Soundwave includes Gi Joe, Cobra, and Decepticon stickers
2016 line-up available at Toysrus and Entertainment Earth
Joes available in November
Snake Eyes and Renegade Storm Shadow (based on animated series- was hard to find) – both comes with alternate heads and tons of accessories
Sinister Allies – Cobra Viper and Iron Grenadier
Zombie Patrol – Zombie Viper and Zombie Horde
Heavy Conflict – Heavy Duty and Stiletto
Mission Accepted – Duke vs. Tombstone
10 pack available in case assortment – with 2 of each of the 5 packs
Squad 3 Packs:
Cobra Legion Trooper Legion- SAW Viper, Cobra BAT, Female Cobra Officer (ponytail is blonde, no hood covering the face)
Special Forces – Wolf Squad – Outback, Falcon, comes with a suitcase with sniper rifle, and Jude Shooter Craig
GI Joe Convention:
Darryl thanks Club for 20 years and shows some highlights such as parachute drop, diorama’s, Cosplay, authors, Kindle Worlds, podcasts, etc.
Hasbro Gi Joe convention partners with Fun Publications through 2018
Hasbro is considering 6″ Gi Joes
Snake Eyes vs. Storm Shadow 2 pack – paint apps need to be the same or its a new item (budget restrictions). Same goes for an accessory swap from another figure
BotCon Transformers con will take not be run by Fun Publications, more to come.