while I’ve been “slacking” (Trust me i’d rather be updating the website, than having to deal with a sick 3-month old.) The Joe Blog the Leaky Suit Brigade, has been reporting about the discovery of confirmed for release Jurassic Park G.I.Joes, them being found at retail, and even new ones revealed. I encourage you to check out what’s released already, and what’s upcoming.
You may recall i have been posting a lot about them, their potential hope for release, their closing prices on ebay, and pics. It’s a good time to point that I while I don’t have a category on the menu at the left for JP, you can always track or read all articles on the site by the tags as well. For example the Jurassic Park tag has all the articles in an easy to read set.
Beyond the Leaky Suit Brigade, JP Toys has also posted several images one i’ve which i’ve mirrored below.
Check out both sites, although I have to warn you I saw the above picture via twitter, and not JP Toys itself, it appears this particular image is in the message board and you have to sign up to see it, but other images are on the front page.
It appears the Joes are coming in the $30.00 battle packs with one good sized dinosaur. 2 are coming out now with some folks already finding them, and 2 are upcoming. One of the current ones is named Ash Skullstriker, I’d love to know the name of the other if anyone finds one and wants to let us know. These are TRU exclusives, so happy hunting!
UPDATE: The Leaky Suit Brigade let me know that Ash Skullstriker is packed with the Allosauras and Pachyrhynocaus comes with Gunner Gordorn. For further clarity Ash Skullstriker uses the Red Dog head, and Gunner Gordon uses the burnout head.
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A new auction is up for a new canceled JP/G.I.Joe figure, we have talked about them before here on Toy Nation. Here is hoping he becomes common. This new figure has the head of Big Bad Toy Store exclusive Burnout and the body of a resolute cobra trooper in green. IMO the head is too big for the body, but that body would make a nice base for a Jungle Viper. The Last Jp figure on ebay went for over $300.00, so for those of you bidding, sorry for spreading the word and potential competition ! You can see them on ebay here, or here and Pics are mirrored below. As always, hit up our forums for discussion. -revsears
Some lucky collector has a unique piece to show off. The Ebay auction ended for a large amount and for the buyer’s sake i hope it stays rare. While the newest JP figure (first picture below) appears to very rare, and only previously seen with a G.I.Joe collectors club Adventure team head, one of the early figures (Bottom picture) initially was rare but can be bought for 10.00 or less, (which I did myself)
with the recent announcement of a new JP movie, i’m still hoping for some form of this line to finally retail. (I talked about that here)
For a few years there have been rumblings of a new Jurassic Park movie, including awful hybrid dinosaur people. Right along as movie fans tracked the progress that would eventually lead to the new new announcement earlier today has been a set of G.I.Joe based toys that did not see released. You can find more out more about them on Joe Declassified.
Could this offer another chance for Hasbro to get this out to consumers? possibly as an exclusive with Toys R Us as previously rumored? Or will Hasbro be happy with having used the new tooling (heads) in the BBTS exclusive packs from last year ?
Let us know your thoughts here.