Awesome G.I. Joe: Resolute storyboards posted on i09.com

On the eve of the G.I. Joe: Resolute DVD, the internet geek world is abuzz…interestingly, everyone seems much more abuzz over the release of Resolute than they are The Rise of Cobra, which is a feeling I can certainly understand.  While Resolute had it’s own faults that often go overlooked, from a pure “look” and “feel” perspective, it captured the spirit of G.I. Joe far more effectively than The Rise of Cobra did, in my opinion, even though I found both enormously entertaining.

Some of the more popular geek destinations online have been raving about Resolute all along, including i09.com, which has picked now to reveal a healthy collection of storyboard images pulled from G.I. Joe: Resolute.  I’ve shown some other storyboards gleened from DeviantArt in the past, but these are all new to me, and all awesome.

Almost makes me sad looking at this stuff.  I know I haven’t been shy in expressing my love for The Rise of Cobra, but while RoC was a fun action movie that had some neat G.I. Joe elements (at least in my opinion), Resolute was pure G.I. Joe, through and through.  I think if Resolute was given the full blown series or motion picture treatment, it could be amazing, but shoe-horned into that funky format, I think it ended up suffering a bit for it.  Still, I love it, and will always love the look and the designs of the characters and figures.  Don’t forget to hit up the Resolute Animation SuperPage to get your fill of anything and everything G.I. Joe: Resolute.

First good look at Pursuit of Cobra “Rip Attack” vehicles

Thanks to the guys at HissTank who have found a nice box shot of the two “Rip Attack” vehicles first revealed at JoeCon.  The vehicles are the Jetstorm Cycle w/ Snake Eyes and the Tiger Snake w/ Street-Viper.  As I reported earlier this month, we also got a very good look at the art shown here in the last issue of the G.I. Joe Collectors’ Club newsletter.

The figures appear to be Snake Eyes v.1 from the Rise of Cobra line, and a fairly straight-forward Elite-Viper renamed as the Street-Viper.  It’s tough to tell in these pictures, but the larger images in the newsletter show the Street-Viper to be an almost black repaint base figure with a nice silver armor.  I actually think the Tiger Snake looks pretty sweet, even with the wacky zipcord action.  Check out the image mirrored below.

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Alexx Short Update – Bench Press!

As only Alexx can, he’s covered new Toys “R” Us Exclusive G.I. Joe “Murder Specialist” Bench Press on JoeBattleLines.  Check out the mirrored images below.  This is one guy I HAVE to find, especially after this.  Love it.

IDW Solicitations for January, 2010

A few days ago I posted the Preview listings for IDW G.I. Joe related product, but now we have the full blown solicitations, courtesy of JoeReloaded.com.  Click the Read the Rest of this Entry link below to check ’em all out!

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