First G.I. Joe: Renegades footage online at IGN.com!

Now that we have official confirmation of the G.I. Joe: Renegades debut date, IGN.com has also posted the first official footage of the series premier!  Featuring Duke, Tunnel Rat, Roadblock, and Scarlett as they narrowly escape from the US Government.  While a little low on action, it’s a great first look at Renegades, and a look at what we can expect for animation and final art style.

Check it out at IGN.com or embedded below.

More G.I. Joe: Renegades Episode Titles Revealed at MSN.com

A short while ago, HissTank member and fellow Renegades enthusiast kennywr22 reported on a TV listing from MSN.com that seemed to verify that Renegades was airing on November 26th.  Well, considering that information was officially confirmed today via Hub press release, I decided to hit up MSN again and see if they had any updated intel.

Turns out, they do!  We now have episode listings (with titles) going all the way through December 24th!

  1. The Descent – Part 1 (November 26, 2010)
  2. The Descent – Part 2 (November 26, 2010)
  3. The Package – (December 3, 2010)
  4. Return of the Arashikage – Part 1 (December 10, 2010)
  5. Return of the Arashikage – Part 2 (December 17, 2010)
  6. Homecoming – Part 1 (December 24, 2010)
  7. Homecoming – Part 2 (December 24, 2010)

From the looks of it, there are a lot of 2-parters…and one of them looks to be a 2-part special broadcast on Christmas Eve.  Check out the screencapped schedule image below!

Sponsorship news from Past Generation Toys – G.I. Joe Convention items available!

GI Joe Convention Exclusives in Stock

We still have some of the 2010 GI Joe Convention Exclusives. Para-Drop Flint, the limited edition Red Shadows Secret Base, Red Shadows Staff Car, bagged and boxed 15 figure Vacation in the Shadows sets, and the Z-Force action figure 3 packs with Jammer, Lifeline, and Gaucho. We also have the GI Joe Club exclusive figure Big Lob, made in the old school “O” ring style. This figure was never produced after Big Lob’s appearance in the 1987 film, now is your chance to add him to your collection!

Coming this week

GENTLE GIANT SLAVE LEIA

In stock this week we will have the new Gentle Giant Slave Leia in her famous metal bikini! This Leia bust comes with a Vibro Ax and is a hand numbered limited edition. Leia stands 6.5 inches tall and is cast in poly-stone; no details were overlooked by Gentle Giant while creating this bust it looks fantastic!

GENTLE GIANT COMMANDER GREE MAQUETTE

Also in stock this week from Gentle Giant is the Clone Wars Commander Gree Maquette. Gree stands 9 inches tall and is cast in poly-stone to Lucasfilm’s high standards. He is displayed in Phase I clone trooper armor holding the very deadly DC-15A Blaster Rifle! Just like Leia the Commander Gree Maquette is a hand numbered limited edition.

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G.I. Joe: Renegades Premier Date OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED

After months of up and down question marks, The Hub has finally confirmed the date we’ve been hypothosizing about for a long time.  According to The Hub’s Press department and Business Wire, the Hub has officially announced G.I. Joe: Renegades two-part series debut for Friday, November 26th, 5:00pm – 6:00pm.

The full press release is as follows:

The Hub to Premiere New Original Series ‘G.I. Joe Renegades’ During Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Premiere Event Includes: Back-to-Back Original Episodes; Behind-the-Scenes Special “Hub Exclusive: ‘G.I. Joe Renegades’”

LOS ANGELES- (November 3, 2010) – Coming this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to The Hub, a cable network for kids and their families, is a special two-part premiere of the new half-hour, action-adventure animated series “G.I. Joe Renegades,” Friday, November 26. The Hub is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., and is available to 60 million U.S. cable and satellite households.

The new animated series, a re-imagining of the popular, original series “G.I. Joe A Real American Hero,” takes viewers back to the origins of the G.I. Joe storyline, in which the world’s most elite renegade force of highly trained specialists are forced to band together to prevent their nemesis, the evil forces of Cobra Industries, from achieving global domination.

“G.I. Joe Renegades” is produced for The Hub by Hasbro Studios. The series is executive produced by Jeff Kline, whose television credits include “Transformers: Prime” and “Jackie Chan Adventures.”

Preceding the series debut, The Hub will present a half-hour behind-the-scenes special, “Hub Exclusive: ‘G.I. Joe Renegades’ and ‘Transformers: Prime’” (3:30 p.m. ET), showcasing two original series on The Hub. The special is followed by the world premiere of the first two half-hour episodes (5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET) of “G.I. Joe Renegades.” The series will continue in its regular time period, Friday, December 3, with an encore presentation at 5 p.m. ET and a new episode premiere at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Starring in the series premiere are Lee Majors (“The Six Million Dollar Man”) as “General Abernathy,” and Charlie Adler, the original Cobra Commander from the animated series “G.I. Joe: Resolute,” who reprises his role in the new series. “G.I. Joe Renegades” also includes an all-star lineup of story editors, including Marty Isenberg (“Ben 10,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Batman the Animated Series”) and Henry Gilroy (“Star Wars: Clone Wars,” “The Tick” and “Batman the Animated Series.”)
A full schedule of the “G.I. Joe Renegades” and related programming follows. (All times ET).

“Hub Exclusive: ‘G.I. Joe Renegades” (Premiere: Friday, November 26, 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.. Encore presentations: Monday, November 29, 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Friday, December 3; 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturday, December 4, 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

“G.I. Joe Renegades” – Part 1 of “The Descent” (Premiere: Friday, November 26, 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.. Encore presentations: 11 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.; Sunday, November 28, 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Friday, December 3, 7 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.)

“G.I. Joe Renegades” Part 2 of “The Descent” (Premiere: Friday, November 26, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.. Encore presentations: 11:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.; Sunday, November 28, 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.; Friday, December 3, 7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.)

About The Hub:

The Hub is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) (NASDAQ: DISCB) (NASDAQ: DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc., (NYSE: HAS) with a goal of entertaining, enlightening, empowering and educating children and their families. The cable and satellite television network features original programming as well as content from Discovery’s library of award-winning children’s educational programming; from Hasbro’s rich portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years; and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub lineup includes animated and live-action series, specials and game shows, and the network extends its content through a robust and engaging online presence at www.hubworld.com. The Hub rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and reaches approximately 60 million U.S. households. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

Sideshow 12″ Beachhead looks freaking amazing

The Sideshow Collectibles 12″ Beachhead has been shipping and has reached collector hands already, and over on HissTank.com Whitehawk has posted a few pictures (with a full review on his website, The Impulse Nerd).

Granted, Sideshow’s gallery was pretty slick looking already, but these images have appealed to me all the more.  Maybe it’s because I’ve recently gotten Duke in hand (review is coming, I promise) but this Beachhead is just impressive.  Really impressive.  Removable crossbow, awesome backpack, great commando sweater.  Holy crap, this looks great.

Check out the mirrored images below, and be sure to check out the review directly.