The benefits of a three-day weekend – Reviews upcoming and rambling

Yes, tomorrow is “Labor Day” which means I do not have to go into the office (though I am on call as always… gotta love being in IT), so I should have some extra time to get some content ready for posting.

Last week I received the new Pursuit of Cobra Bravo Vehicles, the VAMP and the Fury, and I am in the process of gathering images for the review.  I also managed to snag some Pursuit of Cobra figures at retail (*GASP!*) so I’m hoping to possibly have a review of one of them leading into next week as well.

I know news seems a bit slow these days, but I’ll be doing my best to get content rolling again.

I also got another awesome package in the mail from the generous folks from the Canadian JoeCon, and as always, I’ll work with them to get reviews up in their awesome newsletter as well as on the site as well, so keep your eyes open for those, too.

I will admit, too, that the Pursuit of Cobra and G.I. Joe: Resolute are really fueling my dio-story fire once again as well…and with a break in “continuity” in the wings with G.I. Joe: Renegades, it almost seems like a natural time to work in my own little twist on the G.I. Joe universe and finally finish Darkness Falls.  I can’t promise anything, but the sets are pretty much built, the story is written, and all I need is the time.  Which of course, is the hardest thing to come by.

We’ll see.

Hopefully the pay off will be worth it.  I’m usually my own harshest critic, but I must admit, I am very happy with the way my dio-story universe wraps up in Darkness Falls.  It feels like some great closure to my own story, and could potentially provide a bridge to future events as well.  Maybe once the kids are in college.  ;)

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G.I. Joe: Pursuit of Cobra Wave 2 and other news from BigBadToyStore

Hi – Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about a
variety of new arrivals and more exciting new preorders:

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NEW ARRIVALS
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STAR WARS VINTAGE 2010 SERIES 02 – CASE, SET, SINGLES
The second wave of new Star Wars Vintage figures has arrived.  This
assortment includes figures like General Grievous with Cape, Sandtrooper
and Darth Sidious, and we have them listed at $104.99 for the case of 12,
$79.99 for the set of 8, and singly at $10.99 – $12.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2341&category=6583

TRANSFORMERS 2010 DELUXE SERIES 03 SET, SINGLES
The third wave of new TF Deluxes has arrived, and we have the set of 4
(Battle Blade Bumblebee, Electrostatic Jolt, Tomahawk and Terradive)
listed at $49.99.  We also have singles available of Bumblebee and Jolt,
priced at $9.99 and $11.99, respectively.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2339&category=6563

GI JOE 2010 SERIES 02 – CASE, SET, SINGLES
The newest wave of GI Joe figures has arrived.  This assortment includes
characters like Dusty Version 01, Jungle Viper Version 01 and Zartan
Version 02, and we have them priced at $84.99 for the case of 12, $49.99
for the set of 6 or at $7.99 – $10.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2340&category=6573

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