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KOKOMO TOYS September 2014 Update & New Auctions

SNAKE-Armor---Hisstank Hisstank.com sponsor Kokomo Toys stopped by to share their latest newsletter with us! Check it out -

We are having some big auction lots for all you customizers and army builders out there.

Today and tomorrow we will be listing over 50 auctions of awesome Army Builders lots. Everything from 25th Anniversary, 30th, Renegades, Pursuit of Cobra and more starting at $9.99 on eBay.

Don't forget if you are a horror fan, we will have local TV icon horror host "Sammy Terry" coming October 3rd. If you are in the area, it's going to be a blast. It also takes place during our downtown First Friday street fair event we do each month. Lots of fun for the whole family. We are open later that day from 11 AM to 9 PM.

AUCTIONS START TODAY AND TOMORROW HERE: Gi-Joe items in Kokomo Toys store on eBay!

BIG 25TH COBRA LOT w/ VEHICLES & HISS TANKS Gi Joe Cobra Army Builder 25th Anniversary Hiss Tanks Avac Amp Figure Lot J50 | eBay

MARVEL INFINITE SERIES

25TH ANNIVERSARY GI-JOES

NEW TRANSFORMERS

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You can check out the full newsletter, including a TON of pictures after the break!
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eBay Warning - FRAUDULENT 1982 Missile Command Center Headquarters

Fake-Missile-Command-HQ---Hisstank ***UPDATE***

To those that have been following this auction, there's good news to share! The Seller has been in touch with 3DJoes and realized the error in the listing description. It has since been updated to reflect accurate information.

Thanks go to the seller for doing the right thing and again to 3DJoes for the initial warning!

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Our good friend 3DJoes stopped by to warn us of a fraudulent listing currently found on eBay. The listing is for a 1982 Sears Exclusive G.I.Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters. Since many are looking at vintage pieces now that the modern era line is slowing down, we wanted to make sure you're aware of this so that you don't end up getting burned. Here's the scoop from 3DJ -

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Hey Joe Bros. Please beware of this fraudulent item on eBay. They copied and pasted the description from my previous auction.

G I Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters 1982 Sears Exclusive Figures Mint | eBay

I have written the seller and asked them to change the description to more accurately reflect the item they are selling. I will report it to eBay tomorrow it it is not updated.

Here's where their set falls short of the description:
- figures aren't graded
- Cobra Commander isn't the very first, very rare, "Mickey Mouse" version with the original logo, instead its a swivel arm 1983 figure
- no blueprint
- no sliding bottom AFA case

They are vastly overselling their item by using my description. Finally they are not selling their item to help fund 3DJoes. I don't know them from Adam.


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It is in your best interest to avoid this item like the plague. Thanks again to 3DJoes for warning the Community!
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The Transformers Collectors' Club Figure Subscription Service Serpent OR Final Reveal!

TFSS-Serpent-OR---Hisstank The Official Transformers Collectors Club revealed the final color sample for their G.I.Joe/Transformers Crossover Serpent O.R. figure today and in this reporters humble opinion, it's FANTASTIC!

For those of you that are unfamiliar with the character, Serpent O.R. (Organic Robot) is a humanoid bio mechanical construct from the Generation One continuity. He is also called Serpentor. Serpent O.R. was created in secret by a rogue group in the U.S. Military using captured Decepticon technology, including the remains of Megatron. Here are the details straight from the Club -

A very interesting figure that has appeal to fans of both Transformers and G.I. Joe, this character is a mix of the greatest military minds from throughout human history meshed with Cybertronian technology - Serpent O.R.! As a reminder, the order period will be open through October 2nd, 2014.

You'll need to be a part of the subscription service (and in that respect, a member of the Club) in order to obtain this figure, a single pre-orders across many online vendors have already sold out! You can check out more details here - Transformers Club Website

Are you planning on adding this cool cross over to your collection? Sound off on the Hisstank.com Forums!
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TheToySource 9-18 Weekly SourceNews! MMC, Masterpiece, Bandai Tamashii and More!

TheToySource 9-18 Weekly SourceNews! MMC, Masterpiece, Bandai Tamashii and More!




Greetings Sourcefans!
This week on theToySource we have new instock items like Reformatted - R-06 - Tigris the Shock Trooper, Reformatted - R-02 - Talon the Aerial Assaulter, Transformers 2014 - Generations Series 04 - Deluxe - Set of 4 Figures, Transformers 2014 - Generations Series 01 - Deluxe - Set of 4 Figures, S.H. Figuarts - Naruto, Robot Spirits Damashii - Gundam Virsago Chest Break, and a restock of TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-04 Aethon and Prometheus - Gumball! We also have new preorders up for items like MP-23 - Masterpiece Exhaust - with Collectors Coin, MP-24 - Masterpiece Star Saber - with Collectors Coin, Reformatted - R-01C - Terminus Hexatron Continuum, Unique Toys - Ordin - O-01 Troll, Perfect Effect Warden add-on parts and 3 super deformed style figures, and Lots of great Bandai Tamashii Nations Figures! All this and more in this week's SourceNews!



In this issue of SourceNews:
1. Now Instock - MMC Tigris!
2. New preorder up - Unique toys New Combiner Ordine's first figure - Troll!
3. New Masterpiece Preorders Up!
4. New Bandai Tamashii Nations Preorders Up!
5. [TheToySource Restock - TFC's Gumball and Aethon!
6. Now Instock - Robot Spirits Damashii - Gundam Virsago Chest Break!
7. Now Instock - S.H. Figuarts Naruto!
8. Instock and ready for purchase - Hiya Toys' Planet of the Apes figures!
9. 3rd Party Customs Update!
10. Now Instock - Warbotron - WB01-A Air Burst!
11. New Transformers Generations Instock and Preorders!
12. Now Available For Preorder - GCreation Shuraking SRK-01!
13. Now Instock - Fansproject - Lost Exo Realm - LER-01 Columpio and Drepan!
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G.I.Joe Battleground A Plague Of Plots Now Online!

GIJOE-Battleground-Hisstank The Joes' time in WarSim is over, but Cobra has not been idle.

Zanya, Zartan's daughter, has materialized at the Joes' doorstep, claiming to be a defector. Mercenary Wraith has sabotaged Joe operations on numerous occasions, and the talented and deadly spy is still at large. Across the globe, Repeater has his hands full protecting civilians as teh plague-trooper leader Guillotine rallies Cobra troops for operations unknown. A veritable plague of plots breaks out across the globe, and only G.I.Joe can contain them!

Battle with your strongest G.I.Joe squad to contain the thread of the enemy, or command a terror team of Cobra agents and realize your goal of global domination!

  • Epic to Legendary Reward - 4 Star Legendary Repeater!
  • Rare to Epic Reward - 4 Star Mercenary Wraith!
  • PVP Battles!
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Download G.I.JOE BATTLEGROUND for your Android or iOS device for free at G.I.JOE BATTLEGROUND
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The Hub No More - Discovery to Rebrand the Hub and Take Larger Stake

hub-hasbro-x-out Deadline is reporting that The Hub, a joint venture with Discovery Networks and Hasbro, is no more. The channel will be re-branded in "Discovery: XYZ" fashion, most likely Discovery Family. They will also be taking a larger stake of the channel by acquiring Hasbro shares. Hasbro will retain some interest and continue to provide programming from 9 AM - 3 PM, so we should still see Transformers and other programming on the station. Whether or not they will also get prime time slots for first run episodes, not mentioned here. Check the full details over at Deadline and discuss on the forums!
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BBTS Pre Order Alert - 50th Anniversary Shared Exclusives

GI-Joe-50th-Anniversary-Wave-2---Hisstank Site sponsor BigBadToyStore sent out notifications today advising that the remaining G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary 2 Packs are now available for pre-order! You can grab yours here -

G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Versus 2 Packs Set of 2
G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Arctic Ambush
G.I.Joe 50th Anniversary Social Clash

Are you planning on pre-ordering these sets, or will you go out on the hunt to see if you can find them in person? Sound off after the break!
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Buster Jones (Voice Actor for Doc and Zap) Passed Away (1943-2014)

Buster-Jones---Hisstank Sad news to report today as Buster Jones, the voice actor known to G.I.Joe fans for his roles as Doc and Zap, has passed away at the age of 71. This news comes way via Noblemania. Buster Jones was also known for his work as Black Vulcan on Transformers Generation One as Blaster, Superfriends and Winston Zeddemore on The Real Ghostbusters. Some fans were fortunate enough to meet Buster Jones at BotCon 2012 where he shared some of Blaster's most memorable lines with hundreds of Transformers fans.

Your contribution to this franchise will always be remembered. Rest in peace Buster Jones.
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Instock From Sideshow Cobra Sixth Scale Baroness

Sixth-Scale-Baroness-by-Sideshow-001 Sideshow impressive looking Baroness Sixth Scale Figure is now instock. Check out the details on this 12" collectors figure below.

Baroness - Sideshow Exclusive Edition
Sixth Scale Figure
Item Number: 1000041
Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles
Price: US $179.99
Item Status: Pre-Order
Est. Ship Date: January 2014

Baroness, a pivotal figure in the COBRA hierarchy, is equally ruthless and beautiful; a highly efficient killer skilled in espionage and well versed in international terrorism. Sideshow Collectibles proudly presents the Baroness Sixth Scale figure, the newest addition to our growing collection of COBRA operatives. Well-armed and fitted with a black fabric bodysuit and detailed body armor, Cobra Commander's right hand woman stands as one of COBRA's chief architects of terror.

The Baroness Sixth Scale Figure features:

Fully articulated female body
Detailed Body Armor and holsters
Tailored Fabric Body-Suit
High-heeled Boots
Bull pup Assault Rifle
Knife
Sub-machine pistol
Multiple gloved hands for various poses and accessories
Sideshow Exclusive: Additional head with alternate hairstyle and glasses
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AFX Door Prize #3 Announcement: GI Joe Specialty Series Set

GI-Joe-Specialty-Series Action Figure Expo has announced their third door prize announcement: the GI Joe Specialty Action Figures Series which includes Cobra Commander, Duke, Storm Shadow, Snake Eyes, Shipwreck, and a Cobra Trooper. The case comes sealed with the 6 figures in it thanks to show sponsor B&K Collectables. Check out the B&K Collectables booth at the show or online for a great selection of Action Figures.

The 11th Annual Canadian Action Figure Expo features special guest GI Joe creator Mr. Larry Hama who will be signing and meeting with the attendees as day long, September 28th, 2014 at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario.

The show features a huge selection of vintage 80s toys and all the latest releases from today such as Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Masters of the Universe (vintage and modern), Super Heroes (Marvel Universe/Legends, DC Universe etc), Wrestling, and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles.

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G.I. Joe Tiger Force vs Cobra Jungle Force Project Modern Era Customs

Tiger-Force-25th-modern-era-GIJOE-customs9 Thanks to HISSTANK.com boards member Whargoul44 for posting up his create a con Joecon Tiger Force vs Cobra Jungle Force Project!

"In the spirit of past custom group projects across the internets, I took on a "Create a Joecon Set" project. I've tried my best to duplicate the typical Joecon exclusive offerings; Boxed Set, Free Attending Toy, Two Pack, Three Pack, etc. As my first few figures were Tiger Force, I went with a TF vs Cobra Jungle Force set and in keeping with the Collector's Club practices"

Check out all the G.I. Joe Tiger Force and Jungle Force custom images after the jump.
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G.I.Joe Battleground Nanzhao Showdown Leaderboard Now Available

GI-Joe-Battleground-Nanzhao-Showdown-Leaderboard---Hisstank The Joe training inside WarSim comes to a close with G.I. JOE narrowly ousting the new Cobra from Nanzhao, but their experiences, from the slaughter in Springfield to the destruction of the Pit, have given them much to think about...

Congratulations to our winners! Enjoy TRIPLE XP leading up to Global Warfare! We'll see you on the Battleground.

Download G.I.JOE BATTLEGROUND for your Android or iOS device for free at G.I.JOE BATTLEGROUND
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DorksideToys.com Sponsor Letter 9/16/14

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Our Warehouse Clearance Sale is still on, but will end in a matter of days. Check out over 125 products, carded, loose & bargains that must go.
G.I. Joe, Marvel DC Star Wars and more Warehouse Clearance Sale!

Dorksidetoys will be at Nashville Comic Con this September. come join us and grab a bargain at our booth at Nashville. Grab your tickets now and come and meet some great stars at the con from The Walking Dead, Arrow, Lord Of the Rings, X-Men, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Star Trek & more.

A highly limited restock of full sets of Marvel X-Men has arrived again so don't miss them. On the subject of mutants, new POP! vinyl X-men figures are available in six mutanty flavours and are very cool. Plus we have the recent infinite Avengers 3.75" waves and the latest wave with mini Groot & Rocket, plus that Guardians Of The Galaxy dancing Groot is still open for pre-orders. A limited stock of Agent Venom remains too. Don't forget to check out Marvel Minis, classic older Marvel Universe, and more in our Marvel super section.
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Jabba & Speeder Bikes pallets arrived at the beginning of this week and more arrive daily just to keep up with demand for them. They have been zooming out the door for all your pre-orders and new orders we receive. Definitely they are the Star Wars toys of the year in our opinion, so do not miss these, as many of our international customers are snapping multiples up, as these are hard to come by and double the price outside the US.
Lots of new Star Wars figures in both 3.75" & 6" scale up for pre-order & in stock. Plus Rebels, Rebels Saga legends, Mission Series, Mafex, Jumbo Kenner, New Fabrikations & cool POP! Star Wars vinyl. Boba Fett (and more) in the 6" line are still available.
Star Wars - Dorksidetoys.com

Lots of new retro reaction figures are now IN STOCK! With some of your favourite characters from Back to the Future, SDCC exclusives for The Goonies and Back to the Future & more.
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Brand new TV & comic figures are in stock, and available for pre-orders with Mystery Minis & POP! Vinyl as well. Don't forget to check out Walking dead bargains in our Warehourse Clearance Sale.
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Lots of new figures for pre-order including Arkham Knight & Arrow DC Collectibles, plus MAFEX exclusives such as Catwoman, Mafex Dark Knight Joker & 1/4 scale Joker & Batman are also still available.
Batman & DC Collectibles Dorksidetoys

GI JOE 50th Anniversary figures are shifting super fast! Plus excellent FSS 3.0 figures which are all up for pre-order and they will just look gorgeous on their cardbacks. Each one comes with a free star case to protect the card back and let you immediately display what will be yet again killer G.I.JOES. We also have Comics, FSS 2.0, KRE-O's, and lots of classic Retaliation figures too. Check out AFA graded GI JOES as well.
GI JOE Figures - Dorksidetoys.com

Game Of Thrones figures are here and they are excellent figures which are proving very popular. Grab them quick as stock is thinning. Buy in singles or waves.
Game of Thrones

Robocop, Predator, Aliens, Halo, Game Of Thrones, Pacific Rim, The Simpsons, Assassins Creed, Magic The Gathering, even Furby & My Little Pony are just some of our range... Take a look through the store for a huge range of products, from POP! Vinyl to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Plus, a huge clearance section.
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Amazon.com Mini Cobra H.I.S.S. Tank With Lights And Sounds Now Shipping

cobra-mini-hisstank-amazon A small bit of cool news for the G.I. Joe Collecting Community today. The Amazon.com Mini-H.I.S.S. Tank is now in-stock and ready to ship. This kit includes a miniature replica of the fearsome Cobra H.I.S.S. Tank and a 56-page booklet featuring in-depth profiles on members of the G.I. JOE team and the forces of Cobra.

Amazon.com Mini Cobra H.I.S.S. Tank With Lights And Sounds
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House Of Fun Vintage Sponsor Update 8/20/14

073-GIJOE-Starwars-Transformers-Marvel-Vintage-Toys Welcome to the House Of Fun! Check out over 130+ images of one of the largest vintage toy dealers in the USA. You can find Vintage, Classic, Modern Era, Video Games, and much more. If you see something you like give them a call at 1-866-776-4FUN Check out all the images after the jump.

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