Jim Sorenson updates his blog with some Field Manual out takes

Much to many folks’ surprise, Jim Sorenson’s G.I. Joe: Field Manual (Volume 2) hit Amazon this week and has shipped to many folks already.  Jim reached out to us, and we were able to get him on the What’s on Joe Mind podcast last night, so expect another great conversation with Mr. Sorenson to emerge on the Internet very soon!

During our conversation, Jim mentioned several outtakes that didn’t quite make the cut for the second volume, including twisted Mike Irizarry’s favorite…  “sick kids”.  Yes, for some reason Mike gets a level of joy out of sick kids.  True to his word, Jim went to his blog this morning and immediately posted some outtakes from volume two, including the now infamous “sick kids”.  He provides some excellent background to the outtake, and some great information about Volume 2 as well.

While you’re reading the blog, you should seriously consider hitting up Amazon and picking up the second volume of the G.I. Joe: Field Manual.  There’s tons of Season Two artwork as well as a ton of stuff from the DiC series.  That’s right, you get to marvel at the designs of awesome and obscure 90’s G.I. Joe characters without having to actually watch the cartoon.  It’s the best of all worlds!  Click the banner below to buy Volume Two, and make sure you continue hitting up Disciples of Boltax for information about this book and others.

What’s on Joe Mind Episode 67 is online you FOC’s!

Any episode that features Chuck and Kevin talking about tasteful nudity is bound to be a legendary one, and this episode delivers.  The guys talk to Jim Sorenson, author of the fantastic G.I. Joe Field Manual, and then proceed to put him through a miserable 2 hours of off topic rambling, Gangnam Style free-style rapping, and yes, tasteful nudity.

Jim took it like a champ, and the episode ends up running the gamut, talking about the New Jersey Collectors Convention, Kevin’s excellent Metalhead figure, as well as the G.I. Joe Field Manual and the latest and greatest G.I. Joe news.

Hit up our Podbean page, or listen via the embedded players below.  Don’t forget to check the show notes after the jump.

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G.I. Joe Field Manual is IN STOCK at AMAZON!

I’ve been talking it up for a long time, and now is your chance to own it!  By Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster, the G.I. Joe Field Manual is a look into the background of the Sunbow animated series that most of us have never seen before.  Storyboards, details, artwork, all sorts of excellent tidbits from the 80’s animated series that brought most of us into this hobby to begin with.

Do not miss your chance to own this piece of history.  Click the banner below to buy the Field Manual at the awesome price of $10.74.  Worth every penny.

G.I. Joe Field Manual Preview on Amazon.com

Jim Sorenson’s fun looking Sunbow themed book the G.I. Joe Field Manual must be on the way, as Amazon.com has just posted a great preview of the book!  There is an extensive preview posted for the art book, simply check out the Amazon.com listing and click on “look inside”.

While you’re there, pre-order that thang!  Looks like a very cool and very fun book, it’ll be on my “to buy” list for sure.  Click the link below to check it out.