Hisstank member Ian has been busy lately with some awesome as usual customs, this time the 1991 Cobra Commander complete with glider! Check out the awesome images after the jump!
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Thanks to sapperldr for letting us know artist Jason Sobol has a new kickstarter for a G.I Joe Art book called Half the Battle: Volume 2. The Kickstarter can be viewed here.
If you want to see his previous Joe themed art he has it up on his site and the first kickstarter.
It’s been a few days, but legendary GI Joe artist Russ Heath has passed away. If you’re not immediately familiar with his name, you’ll certainly be familiar with his work, he was responsible for the basic look and feel for the Sunbow GI Joe characters, locations, animals, vehicles and storyboards. He penciled Marvel’s GI Joe issue #24 and inked issue #64. He also did a lot of work on titles like the Punisher and Punisher War Journal, etc…
Tim Finn has blogged a wonderful tribute on A Real American Book that I wanted to share with everyone here at Hiss Tank.
This is definitely a fandom splitting topic, but if GI Joe were to return to retail this moment, how would you like to see it represented?
* Old school o-ring?
* A continuation of the 25th style packaging with new sculpts and a continuation of unreleased figures?
* 6 Inch!!
Let your opinion be heard by voting!
Thanks to GIJoeComics08 for letting us know the next two figures from the GI Joe Collectors Club FSS 7.0 is arriving now! Pics and names are after the jump!
Hasbro dropped a baggie of 8 concept vault heads on the customizer class at this year’s GI Joe Convention. Thanks to Hisstank member GIJoeComics08 for the pics!
The long awaited The Joy of Joe is now available to purchase in print and digitally. This compilation was the brainchild of Jim Beard (with Justin Bell and Bill Nedrow) and features essays from thirty of the brand’s most ardent fans. Go grab yours right now.
For well over fifty years the joy that kids feel for G.I. Joe, Hasbro’s toy phenomenon, stands as nothing short of amazing. Few other creations can boast of such an enduring love from fans of all ages across the globe.
Fall in with thirty such fans as they tell tales of childhoods marching alongside Joe through action and adventure, creating memories that have lasted lifetimes. THE JOY OF JOE will amuse you and touch your heart!
Featuring essays by Paul Kupperberg, Fabian Nicieza, Jerry Ordway, Dave West, Alan Porter, and many more!
Hisstank member Ian dropped another carton custom for your viewing pleasure! This time Serpent-Man from the DIC cartoon 1990 episode “Injustice and the Cobra Way.”
Check out more images after the jump.