INDIANAPOLIS SAYS "YO JOE!" AND WELCOMES THE 19th ANNUAL G.I. JOE CONVENTION
G.I. Joe Con 2013 Kicks Off with Hundreds of Paratrooper KRE-O G.I. JOE KREON Figures
Indianapolis - March 28th, 2013 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I. JOE Collectors' Convention, G.I. Joe Con, is pleased to announce that this year's premier G.I. JOE fan event will kick-off in true G.I. JOE fashion as hundreds of KRE-O G.I. JOE KREON figures are launched from the Indiana Government Center Garage (north side) at 10:30 am ET Friday, April 5, 2013. The KRE-O G.I. JOE KREON figures are an all-new offering from Hasbro and are available exclusively at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide and online at http://Toysrus.com. All media outlets are invited to cover this fantastic kick-off event (registered convention attendees only), which is just one of the many festivities being held at the JW Marriott on April 5-7, 2013, in the great city of Indianapolis.
Hasbro Showcases Portfolio of Brands and Innovative New Play Experiences at the 110th American International Toy Fair
Premier Global Branded Play Company Highlights New Introductions from TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, PLAY-DOH, FURBY and More
NEW YORK -- February 7, 2013 -- Hasbro, Inc., home to many of the world's favorite entertainment and playtime brands, will celebrate new initiatives and product launches at the largest toy industry expo in the western hemisphere.
"Hasbro continues to deliver the best in branded play to consumers around the world with our unparalleled portfolio of multi-platform properties including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY and MONOPOLY," said John Frascotti, chief marketing officer, Hasbro. "In 2013 Hasbro will offer a wide variety of new ways to experience our brands across multiple formats, making them available anytime and anywhere consumers want."
February 2013 - Cobra Special Forces has released this new recruiting video:
GI Joe Retaliation is in theaters on March 29 - http://www.gijoemovie.com/.
The G.I.JoeCon 2013 Brochure is now available for download. Night Force action figures, the voice of Lady Jaye and so much more are coming to Indianapolis, Indiana April 4th - April 7th!
Fort Worth, TX - January 18th, 2013 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I.Joe Collectors' Convention, G.I.JoeCon, has released the brochure that details many of the toys, events and guests that will be featured at this year's convention that will take place at the JW Marriott from April 4th thru April 7th in the great city of Indianapolis. You can read and download the brochure at http://GIJoeCon.com.
G.I.JoeCon 2013 Coming to Indianapolis, Indiana April 4th - April 7th!
Fort Worth, TX - December 4th, 2012 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I.Joe Collectors' Convention, G.I.JoeCon, announced today that next year's convention will take place at the JW Marriott from April 4th thru April 7th in the great city of Indianapolis. You can make your hotel reservations now at http://GIJoeCon.com.
The EXCLUSIVE G.I. Joe Figure Subscription Service is underway!
Fort Worth, TX - August 14th, 2012 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I. Joe Collectors' Club (The GIJCC), is thrilled to announce that they have begun taking orders for the all-new G.I. Joe Figure Subscription Service!
When G.I. Joe Club members sign-up for the Figure Subscription Service (FSS) they will receive TWO exclusive figures packaged individually on a 25th Anniversary style blister card shipped to them each month. These are only available through the GIJCC Subscription Service from Fun Publications, Inc. for a limited time. As an added bonus, by signing up for the full six-month subscription they will receive a FREE bonus carded mystery 13th figure.
The FSS, consisting of Jinx, Nano-Bat, Big Boa, Barrel Roll, Dice, Topside, TNT, Cover Girl, Quarrel, Iron Claw, Sure Fire and Grunt, is only available to club members. This service is an optional feature and is not included in the cost of the annual GIJCC membership. Deadline for signing up is midnight, CT September 4th.
Hasbro Returns to Comic-Con International to Showcase Its Iconic Pop-Culture Brands
The Branded Play Company Continues to be the Premiere Destination for fans of Giant Robots, Super Heroes, Intergalactic Battles, Magical Ponies and More at Comic-Con in San Diego
June 30, 2012 - Hasbro has passed along a few details of some of the new GI Joe toys and action figures unveiled at the 2012 GIJoeCon:
First, Hasbro announced a brand new expression - G.I. Joe Micro Force - at JoeCon, debuting the first ever images of this fun new style of toys for the G.I. Joe brand!
Then, the crowd at the Con was treated to the world premiere of several new figures from 2013's G.I. Joe Retaliation 3.75-inch line:
Ultimate Snake Eyes with Timber
Cobra Combat Ninja
Cobra Night Landing Mission with Cobra Eel
Ninja Showdown Assortment Wave 2
Additionally during the panel, Hasbro and Syfy games debuted an exclusive G.I. JOE: SPECIAL OPS online game trailer for fans at GIJoeCon. It will be viewable at http://www.syfygames.com/gijoe/media
Hasbro and the G.I. JOE Brand Return to New Orleans for 19th Annual G.I. JOE Convention
Iconic Brand to Celebrate Enduring Pop Culture Legacy, New Action Figures and More
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- June 26, 2012 -- The G.I. JOE Convention also known as 'GIJoeCon', hosted by the G.I. JOE Collectors' Club and Hasbro, Inc., returns to New Orleans for its 19th annual celebration taking place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. Not only did the city play host to a memorable GIJoeCon in 2006, but it was also the site of much of the filming of G.I. JOE: RETALIATION, the upcoming movie scheduled to hit theaters on March 29th, 2013 in 3D and stars Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, Adrianne Palicki and more.
The festivities kick off on June 29th with a preview day for registered fans. The convention opens to the public on June 30th and July 1st. Attendees will get the opportunity to interact with G.I. JOE artists, creators, industry guests, and members of the Hasbro G.I. JOE brand and design teams, all paying tribute to the nearly 50-year history of the iconic brand that introduced the world's first action figure.
February 27, 2012 - The Official GI Joe Collector's Club has released an update about recent issues:
We wanted to give you the latest update on the current procedure for membership renewals and NEW memberships. As we continue to work to resolve the online store issues, we have put up a PDF that members can download and print out. These will need to be mailed in with a check or money order. We will process your membership as soon as they arrive. Just click the "Join Now" button in the top right corner at www.gijoeclub.com
Please note that the March 16th deadline is still a hard deadline (in house), so please make sure any mail is in the postal system by March 9th. If we could move the date we would, but that is not an option as these have to be processed due to existing schedules.