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Coil Con V Is This Weekend September 13th!

coil-con-exclusive COIL Con is the Midwest's largest G.I. Joe action figure and toy show. Established in 2010, the COIL Club and Kokomo Toys have partnered together to bring hundreds of G.I. Joe fans together from across the country in the name of fun and fellowship. The past years' conventions have been a great mix of hanging out with the community, CoilCon Exclusives, swap meets, great vendors, Joe Con and SDCC Exclusive giveaways, and much more.

This years CoilCon Exclusives include Shrike and Bootleg KOIL Conned Weaponsmith!


Make sure you visit the Coil Con's Facebook Page for more information about the show.
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Hasbro's Toys 2 Men Playing At The Finals Of Fortune Battle Of The Corporate Bands Tonight

Hasbro-Toys-2-Men-14th-annual-Fortune-Battle-of-the-Corporate-Bands-Transformers-G-I-Joe-Nerf-My-Lit Hasbro's Toys 2 Men band will be competing against seven other Corporate Bands tonight, for the winning title of 14th annual Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands.

Band members Dan Sanfilippo, James D'Aloiso, Emily Bawn, Kevin Brewster, Tom Sargeant and Jordan Cusner will be representing Hasbro wearing T-shirts with top Hasbro brands; Transformers, G. I. Joe, Nerf, My Little Pony, Monopoly and Scrabble. The band will be performing a 15-minute Medley with songs Boston’s “Rock and Roll Band,” Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer.”, Labelle’s “Lady Marmalade,” Aretha Franklin’s “Respect”, Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” and John Fogarty’s “Proud Mary.”

Two more bands from famous toy companies will also be performing; “The Toys” by Mattel and “Toybox” from Hello world Toys.

You can keep an eye on the Official Facebook Page for a link to watch it live online.
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Ohio Toy And Comic Show October 12th

Ohio-Toy-and-Comic-Show---Hisstank If you're in, around or visiting the upper Midwest in early October, then you won't want to miss the Ohio Toy and Comic Show! The show promises to have a pretty large G.I.Joe presence, so expect some big name dealers and big name offerings available on the showroom floor!

Some of the dealers who will be present are:
  • Roma Collectibles
  • Novas Custom Casts
  • Mr. Chris Neal, showcasing Aire Devon's former collection
  • and more!

Here are just some of the door prizes you can win:
  • Ray Park Autographed G.I.Joe Snake Eyes Figure
  • Mick Foley Autographed Mankind Art Print
  • Katie Cook Hand Drawn My Little Pony Sketch Cover

Visit Ohio Toy and Comic Show and/or Ohio Toy and Comic Show on Facebook for more information!

The Ohio Toy & Comic Show

October 12th 2014

10am-4pm

Holiday Inn
2800 Presidential Dr.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Admission is FREE!
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Full Scale Dreadnok Thunder Machine At DragonCon 2014

Dreadnok-Thunder-Machine-DragonCon---Hisstank Dragon Con was held this weekend and during the Annual Dragon Con parade, one of the coolest cosplay items joined the G.I.Joe Enthusiasts at the end of the grouping...

Feast your eyes on this amazing 1:1 scale Dreadnok Thunder Machine! The attention to detail is uncanny. From the Roll Bar to Rocket Engine, this Real Thunder Machine is one Con Exclusive we all want in our collection! Needless to say, the Dreadnok Cosplayers were all top shelf as well!

Hisstank.com forum members have been sharing images of this amazing vehicle that they either took at the show or found around the internet. You can share your images and join in on the discussion after the break!
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Roll Out Roll Call 5 Latest Newsletter Now Available

RORC-Logo---Hisstank The latest newsletter for Roll Out Roll Call 5 is now available for your viewing pleasure! For those of you that are attending the event in Southampton, there's great news for weekend pass holders -

Weekend Pass Holders will be given 7 chances to win one of the following awesome exclusives - Sideburn from Transformers Collectors Club, Iceberg from the G.I.Joe Collectors Club and Loo-Kee and Kowl from Mattel!

There's also going to be a lot more available from the TFCC/GIJCC and Mattel at the show, so make sure to get your tickets early. Don't forget, the show is being held on the 11th and 12th of October. You can check out more details over on the RORC Facebook Page. Join us after the break for discussion already in progress!
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NJCC November 9th 2014 Guest Announcement Christian Brock and Shapeways

shapeways-logo-300x214 Christian Brock of WuLongToys will be giving modeling demonstrations in Sketchup as well as be available to talk about and answer questions relating to Shapeways, 3D Printing, the Hasbro Partnership, and being an amateur/fan toy designer and what that means for other fans with great ideas. Representing Shapeways, Christian will have material samples and 3D prints on hand so that you can get an in person look at the products offered through Shapeways ranging from replacement, add-on and upgrade parts to action figure model kits and even full color statues. Shapeways is the leading 3D printing marketplace and community empowering designers to bring amazing products to life. By giving anyone the ability to quickly and affordably turn ideas from digital designs into real products, Shapeways is fundamentally changing how products are made and by whom.

Shapeways - Design, buy, and sell products with 3D Printing





When and Where Is The Next New Jersey Collectors Con?
Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Sunday, November 9th, 2014
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NJCC 2014 Sends A Shout Out To The Fans & Dealers Of Our Summer Event

NJCC-Boss-Fight-06 I’d like to thank you all for coming out to the summer NJCC 2014 action figure toy show. I am very grateful for the positive and amazing people that chose to come together for this event.

It was great to see so many familiar faces and board members from all the network sites. The best part of the con is being among fans who enjoy Action Figures and Toys just like you. We try our best to make sure we all have great time and a stacked dealer room to buy from.

Special thanks to our guests AARON ARCHER, BOSS FIGHT STUDIO, MARK BELLOMO, DAN KHANNA, JOHN KENT of Toyfinity Toys and ANDREW GRIFFITH! We also would like to send out props to all the NJCC affiliates who help behind the scenes to make the show what it has grown into. Without these people the show would not be the same: KEVIN WATTS lead custom master, JOE MOORE graphic design, TONY BACALA endless list of credits, BRIAN KAUFFMAN custom master, TIM ERICSON custom master, JUSTIN GOGUEN of Cobra Stickers custom master, JOE HARRIS custom master, MARAUDER GUN RUNNERS action figure weapons supply and JOE ZIED NJCC staff member!

We have posted up a nice image gallery of the summer NJCC 2014 for your viewing pleasure. Check out those images after the jump.
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NJCC 2014 Custom Giveaway Cobra Mortal Night Viper Squad Leader Photo Shoot

NJCC-Mortal-21 Yesterday the Summer 2014 NJCC action figure toy show was held. Attendees were greeted with a chance to walk home with the NJCC Custom giveaway Cobra Mortal Night Viper Squad Leader! Unveiled for the first time at NJCC we wanted to show off some post show images for those of you who could not make it out to New Jersey.

Check out all the Cobra Mortal Night Viper Squad Leader! images after the jump.
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NJCC 2014 Summer Event Is This Sunday August 17th

NJCC-Night-Viper-Tank-13 New Jersey Collectors Con Summer Show Date August 17th 2014 Is This Sunday!

Holiday Inn – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Sunday, August 17th, 2014


The door prize announcements will start at 9AM and conclude at 3:30PM with our last door prize announcement.
  • 9AM G.I. JOE RETALIATION EAGLEHAWK
  • 9AM EARLY BIRD COFFEE MUG BUILD-ON BRICK MUG
  • 9AM CALL OF DUTY AND HALO SDCC 2014 EXCLUSIVE MICRO FIGURES
  • 9AM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 9AM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with DRIVER
  • 10AM G.I. JOE RETALIATION EAGLEHAWK
  • 10AM GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY PRESS BOX
  • 10AM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 10AM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with DRIVER
  • 11AM G.I. JOE 50th ANNIVERSARY DANGER AT THE DOCKS
  • 11AM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 11AM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with DRIVER
  • 12PM SIDESHOW COLLECTIBLES STORM SHADOW
  • 12PM KRE-O TRANSFORMERS KREON CLASS OF 1984 SDCC EXCLUSIVE SET
  • 12PM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 12PM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with DRIVER
  • 1PM MARVEL SDCC 2014 INFINITY GAUNLET
  • 1PM ALL THREE S.H.FIGUARTS SUPER MARIO SETS
  • 1PM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 1PM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with DRIVER
  • 2PM G.I. JOE RETALIATION EAGLEHAWK
  • 2PM TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS METROPLEX
  • 2PM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 2PM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with Driver
  • 3PM TRANSFORMERS SDCC DINOBOT SPECIAL EDITION SET
  • 3PM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 3PM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with Driver
  • 3:30PM NJCC MEGA DOOR PRIZE UNIQUE TOYS WAR LORD
  • 3:30PM CUSTOM GIVEAWAY Fig-O-Tor
  • 3:30PM CUSTOM GIVE AWAY NIGHT VIPER H.I.S.S. TANK with Driver


The summer NJCC 2014 features a huge dealer room for Transformers, Marvel, G.I. Joe, DC and 80's to current pop culture merchandise! NJCC is an action figure toy collector focused event. We will have many special industry guests including AARON ARCHER former Hasbro VP, toy designer and creative lead for all Transformers partnerships as well as Transformers Comic Book artist ANDREW GRIFFITH who is best known for his work on IDW’s Robots in Disguise. We will also be host to BOSS FIGHT STUDIO who are currently in the middle of launching the Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. action figure line as well as pop culture guru and author MARK BELLOMO and finally Transformers Artist DAN KHANNA!

Join us on FaceBook New Jersey Collectors Con
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Andrew Griffith to Attend NJCC This Sunday August 17th

andrew-griffith-njcc NJCC 2014 is proud to announce our new Transformers guest artist Andrew Griffith! Best known for his work on IDW’s Robots in Disguise or the “RID” as we like to call it, Andrew will have prints, comics, original pages for sale, and will be doing sketches as well.



The next NJCC will be August 17th 2014
Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70)

Join us on FaceBook New Jersey Collectors Con
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NJCC 2014 Custom Giveaway Reveal Night Viper H.I.S.S. Tank

NJCC-Night-Viper-Tank-13 With the Summer NJCC 2014 just 1-week away, we wanted to share our full reveal of the custom Night Viper H.I.S.S. Tank that will be given away 1-per hour at the show to attendees. The custom single carded driver giveaway will be revealed the day of the show at the Summer NJCC 2014!

We have also included updated images of the NIGHT MORDLE designed by Kevin Watts and the NJCC Crew, that will be available for purchase at the show in limited quantities.

The Mordles are back! Torn from the year 1985, the Mordles have returned to wreak havoc once again in the worlds of men... and beyond! Collect all the Mordles to build your Mordle army and infest the universe with their vermin!

Make sure to check out
The WORLD OF TOYFINITY HOME OF THE MORDLES!

When and Where Is The Next New Jersey Collectors Con?

Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Join us on FaceBook New Jersey Collectors Con

Check out all the new images of the Night Mordle & Night Viper H.I.S.S. Tank after the jump.
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Larry Hama to attend 2014 Canadian Action Figure Expo

larry-hama-1 The Godfather of G.I. Joe himself Larry Hama will be a guest at the 11th annual Canadian Action Figure Expo on September 28th, 2014. Mr. Hama will be signing and meeting with the attendees all day long 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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NJCC 2014 Exclusive TOYFINITY Night Mordle Designed by Kevin Watts

NJCC-Exclusive-Night-Mordles NJCC is proud to announce our next Exclusive for the August 17th Action Figure Toy Show! In collaboration with TOYFINITY TOYS - The NIGHT MORDLE designed by Kevin Watts and the NJCC Crew, will be available for purchase at the show in limited quantities.

The Mordles are back! Torn from the year 1985, the Mordles have returned to wreak havoc once again in the worlds of men... and beyond! Collect all the Mordles to build your Mordle army and infest the universe with their vermin!

Make sure to check out
The WORLD OF TOYFINITY HOME OF THE MORDLES!

Check out all the new images of the Night Mordle after the jump.
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WordBurglar To Perform At Orlando Nerd Fest 2014 This Weekend!

Welcome-to-Cobra-Island---Hisstank Our friend Burg, better known as the lyrical wordsmith and MC Extraordinaire, SJ-The Wordburglar will be stateside to perform at the Orlando Nerd Fest in Orlando, Florida, August 8th through the 11th!

If you're unfamiliar with what the Nerd Fest is, here's that same question answered on their Frequently Asked Questions Page -

What is the Orlando Nerd Fest?

The Orlando Nerd Fest is a 4 day long celebration of nerd music and culture. The festival is commonly referred to by it’s acronym ONF. (ie. #ONF2014)


If you're in the Florida area or ANY area and are able to attend, let's show up in force and support the Rap-Viper himself! Make sure to pick up Burg's latest hit album, Welcome to Cobra Island Album now!

You can get all the details on ONF by visiting the Official Orlando Nerd Fest Website.
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Aaron Archer To Attend NJCC Sunday August 17th

Aaron_Archer_ Aaron Archer is an illustrator and creative professional who spent over 18 years at Hasbro, Inc. designing for toy brands like TRANSFORMERS, GI Joe, STAR WARS Episode One, and various Batman lines. Aaron worked on the TRANSFORMERS brand for over 13 years, collaborating with Takara/Tomy on hundreds of toys. Aaron acted as the Creative Lead for all TRANSFORMERS partnerships including four feature films, four video games, five animated series, theme park rides, and countless publishing projects. In 2013 Aaron retired from Hasbro in order to pursue independent projects. You can check out some of his art here:

Aaron Archer on Deviantart



Announced NJCC Door Prizes! This list will grow as we get closer to convention time....
  • G.I. Joe 50th Anniversary Danger At The Docks
  • G.I. Joe Retaliation Eaglehawk X3
  • G.I. Joe Sideshow Collectibles Storm Shadow
  • NJCC MEGA DOOR PRIZE Unique Toys War Lord
  • All Three S.H.Figuarts Super Mario Sets
  • Transformers SDCC Dinobot Special Edition Set
  • Kre-O Transformers Kreon Class of 1984 SDCC Exclusive Set
  • Transformers Generations Metroplex
  • Early Bird Coffee Mug Build-On Brick Mug
  • Kre-O-Tor Custom Giveaway
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Press Box

When and Where Is The Next New Jersey Collectors Con?

Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Join us on FaceBook New Jersey Collectors Con

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