As I said yesterday, Mysterious Stranger is officially pulling out all of the stops. Fresh off his great guest review of the 12″ Crimson Guard, we know see the Black Dragon and Ninja Viper 12″ figures! Being essentially re-decoes of the same figure, Stranger elected to combine both into a single review, but the pictures and words are still great. Check out my Sideshow Reviews section or hit up the link below.
It’s four reviews in one!
To say I was excited to receive the Amazon Exclusive G.I. Joe: Renegades 4-Pack in the mail last week would be a massive understatement. Ever since I heard the animated style tooling was being pushed aside for more “realistic” figures, I’ve had a clamoring to see what these animated figures would have looked like…and now I have that chance!
It’s a somewhat funny dichotomy, though, because honestly I don’t see much “G.I. Joe: Renegades” in the Storm Shadow figure, even in the animated design. Just read my thoughts below if you’re interested!
- Amazon Exclusive G.I. Joe: Renegades Storm Shadow
- Amazon Exclusive G.I. Joe: Renegades Ninja Viper
- Amazon Exclusive G.I. Joe: Renegades Snake Eyes
- Amazon Exclusive G.I. Joe: Renegades Duke
The reviews are all hosted in the G.I. Joe: Renegades/30th Anniversary Review Page as well. Next up… G.I. Joe: Retaliation figures (finally)! Coming this week.
Yes, you read correctly…in my mind, this is one of the best Sideshow Collectibles figures that has been produced…how do they possibly still have some in stock?!
I don’t know, but if you’re on the fence, you may want to pick it up while you can and avoid the Wait List. Click the banner below to add to your 12″ army!
While you’re at it, the 12″ General Hawk figure is also still available and in stock now! Hit up the banner below to grab that one.
These figures have been selling out fast, I’m amazed that these two (which are both very cool looking figures) are still in stock! Jump on them while you have the chance. While you’re at it, think about the woodland Ninja Viper figure as well. Originally an SDCC Exclusive, you can pick this up right now directly from the Sideshow Collectibles store.
This concludes the pimp post of the day.
Well, that’s certainly an interesting choice. Sideshow Collectibles revealed all of their SDCC Exclusives via their Twitter Page today, and among them is a G.I. Joe “Ninja Viper”, who is a familiar character to G.I. Joe fans. He first appeared as a 1992 Mailaway as a repainted Storm Shadow in an obnoxious teal uniform, and was also re-released in the same shade under the Valor Vs. Venom moniker. Lastly, he was also released in the 25th Anniversary line as well.
Sideshow Collectibles is taking the idea and bringing it back down to Earth a little bit, giving us a Red Ninja re-release, only in a more woodland green uniform. While not the bright teal that we’ve seen in the past, the green colors and the name are obviously a throwback to the original. I’m not certain this is a character that many fans will gravitate to, but an interesting choice, none the less. Priority Pre-Orders for these limited exclusives (for SDCC Attendees only) begin on May 19th at 10:00am Pacific time. If you are NOT attending SDCC, you can have the Priority Pre-Order May 20th at 10:00am Pacific.
You can see the full list of exclusives right here (and get pre-order information), and I’ve mirrored a Ninja Viper photo below.