New close up pics of the Resolute Boxed Set

The gentlemen over at ToyNewsInternational have debuted close up press pictures of the new Resolute boxed set!  When this was first announced, just the listing of the name made me shake my head a bit.  Honestly?  Another Duke?  Another COBRA Commander and COBRA Trooper?  The idea of the COBRA Officer at least had me excited…

When pictures were first shown, I was very disappointed.  Not much in the way of new tooling, and we weren’t even getting a standard Officer, just some red-garbed guy who looked a lot like the red-garbed Trooper in the same set.  What the heck was this?

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New classic 5-Packs in stock at BBTS

HissTank is reporting that online retailer (and GeneralsJoes sponsor :shifty: ) BigBadToyStore now has the new classic-themed 5-packs in stock.  Priced at $29.99, the G.I. Joe 5-Pack features Hawk, Snake Eyes, Lady Jaye, Flint, and Shipwreck all heavily inspired by their cartoon looks, with a nice allotment of new tooling and new accessories!  The COBRA 5-Pack has COBRA Commander, the Baroness, Storm Shadow, Zartan, and the COBRA Viper with the same dose of new gear and new parts.

Most notable in these packs are the fixed tooling on the COBRA Viper arms, the significantly improved Baroness figure, a short-sleeved old-school accurate Flint, plus many other long overdue changes.  Great looking new figures from Hasbro!

Mike’s World: News Dump II; Electric Boogaloo

All right, so I’m not even coming up with a new title this time.  Shoot me.

Truth is, things have been pretty tough in my corner of the world lately, at least financially.  I lost my Internet access for close to two months, and I apologize for my absence.  Of cours, since everyone thinks that Justin rights my articles except for me and (sometimes) Justin, I won’t waste too much time on a subject that’s so maudlin.

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