Catch Past Generation Toys at the Big Apple Comic Con!

Last second decision… we WILL be exhibiting at the Big Apple Comic Con this weekend (Oct 1, 2 and 3).  Stop by Booth 320 and say hello!

We are running a special throughout the weekend on the Transformers SDCC Exclusive Jetfire Bust.  You can have for your very own for $24.95 plus shipping!  Supplies Limited

For you Star Wars collectors we have listed the newest Wal-Mart Exclusives: Destroy Malevolence, Rising Malevolence, and Shadow of Malevolence.

If you missed the GI Joe Convention from earlier this year we still some of the exclusives left and just lowered the price on the Red Shadows Staff Car (which is repaint of the Indiana Jones troop car).

Have you seen the new Lego Mini Figures?  Series 1 is a very popular and Series 2 should be arriving late this week!

Fans of 80’s cartoons will want to check out the new Thundercats Cheetara Statue!  Its looks great and we only have a few left!

And as always, check out the Past Generation Toys Blog, PGT on Facebook, and PGT on Twitter for updates on our world of toys and collectibles!

G.I. Joe: Renegades will NOT debut October 10th

In a somewhat disappointing bit of bad news, it turns out that according to a recently distributed Press Release from The Hub, G.I. Joe: Renegades in fact will NOT be launching October 10th, contrary to many listings found in various online sources.

According to this press release, the Hub will present a “Sneak Peek Sunday” giving viewers a sneak peek at the various series’ and specials that will be broadcast, however, G.I. Joe: Renegades and Transformers: Prime do not appear to be part of that schedule:

10:00 AM: “The Twisted Whiskers Show”
10:30 AM: “Dennis And Gnasher”
11:00 AM: “Cosmic Quantum Ray”
11:30 AM: “Atomic Betty”
12:00 PM: Hub Family Movie: Garfield
2:00 PM: “Pound Puppies”
2:30 PM: “My Little Pony Friendship is Magic”
3:00 PM: “Strawberry Shortcake Berry Bitty Adventures”
3:30 PM: “Fraggle Rock”
4:00 PM: “Cosmic Quantum Ray”
4:30 PM: “Deltora Quest”
5:00 PM: “Men In Black”
5:30 PM: “Batman Beyond”
6:00 PM: “Meerkat Manor”
6:30 PM: “The Twisted Whiskers Show”
7:00 PM: “Family Game Night”
8:00 PM: Hub Family Movie: Garfield

However, the press release also states that on October 4th, the Hub’s full programming schedule will be revealed, and their normal slate of programming will begin Monday, October 11th.  There is no indication that either Renegades or Prime will be part of that slate from the get-go.

To read the full Press Release click the “Read the Rest of this Entry” link below.  Somewhat disappointing news, but all should be revealed on October 4th.

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Five-Page Previews for G.I. Joe: Cobra Special II and Hearts & Minds

Tomorrow is new comic day, and IDW is gracing us with a pair of G.I. Joe related books in the form of the second G.I. Joe: Cobra Special, this time featuring Chameleon.  The second book is the fifth issue of G.I. Joe: Hearts & Minds with a look at the Cobra Trooper and G.I. Joe member Blowtorch.  Check out the five-page previews for both below.

G.I. Joe: Cobra Special #2

Mike Costa (w) • Antonio Fuso (a & c)

Her name is Chameleon, and she is the Joe’s newest recruit in COBRA II. Now we see the rest of her story—her recruitment, her first mission, and her mysterious connection to… well, you only THINK you know who we’re talking about, as Mike Costa and Antonio Fuso attempt to outdo their previous, critically celebrated Special.

This extra-length Special features an all-new G.I. Joe prose story from the upcoming G.I. Joe: The Cobra War prose anthology!

FC • 40 pages • $4.99

G.I. Joe: Hearts and Minds #5 (of 5)

Max Brooks (w) • Howard Chaykin, Antonio Fuso (a) • Chaykin, Fuso (c)

From Max Brooks, New York Times best-selling author of WORLD WAR Z, and masterful artists Howard Chaykin and Antonio Fuso comes the next generation of G.I. JOE and COBRA.

“We are the nameless, faceless legion, but once, we were human beings.”—COBRA RECRUITS

“I destroy darkness. I create fire.”—BLOWTORCH

*2 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99