Yes, you’ve read the title right: Action Figures!
We received a reliable news tip regarding Jazwares’ G.I. Joe toyline. Apparently, the toys were on display during Nuremberg Toy Fair 2020, with limited access to journalists.
Though the information we received is scarce, the info clearly stated that the toys were indeed action figures; rather than role play items or accessories.
But wait, there’s more… the content was described as ‘a wide selection‘; indicating a possible large lineup of characters.
To top it off, the figures were told to be ‘looking great‘.
As always, we’d like to ask our readers to take things with a grain of salt. But, we’d actually like to give this info the benefit of the doubt; considering the reliability of the source.
News Post: Jazwares Acquires Hasbro G.I. Joe License
News Post 01/08/2020: Jazwares To Showcase G.I. Joe Products At Nuremberg Toy Fair 2020
News Post 02/10/2020: More Information On Jazwares G.I. Joe Action Figures
News Post 02/24/2020: Jazwares To Produce G.I. Joe Domez Figures
This is going to go off the rails quickly.
Dusty Ayers says
When I read accessories I think weapons for the figures but I don’t think that makes sense, to bring another company onboard just to make the guns and backpacks. I saw some role play items in Target from the FN line so maybe that will be what they manufacture.
The FN figs seem to be made well with a great level of articulation but I don’t own one.
Best news so far for the GI Joe fans...
I seen those Fornite figures selling everywhere...
Mr Hebime says
Let’s just wait till toy fair to see what they’re bringing to the table.
Since Hasbro has shown they're mostly done with Joe for the time being, this could be a win-win. Hasbro makes money from the license and has near-zero risk with no production costs.
Hasbro has always wanted to broaden their scope, and this allows them to follow in Disney's footsteps by loaning out their in-house properties.
I've been a fan of the Fortnite figures to date, and most of them blend pretty well with the later ME figures with something as simple as a head swap.
46 Zone says
I guess this is good news in that we may be getting 4" GI Joe figures, but I'm not a fan of the FN figures. I know nothing about FN, and I have used a FN head here and there for customs, the figure builds are just too off for me to include in my Joeverse.
Overall, this is good as now there will be GI Joe in FN. I wonder how many players would want to have Snake Eyes as their avatar.
Jay West says
Win win is Jazwares 4 inch articulated figures like Fortnite figures - more geared towards kids. And then Hasbro makes 6 inch figures.
One thing Fortnite collectors know: if Jazware is making 4 inch figures - then they have wave 1-4 already completed. That company drops figures left and right that nobody knew was coming and they drop them fast! LOL!
46 Zone says
I wonder if Bobby had anything to do with this?
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