Category: Convention

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Yo Joe! Transform! Planet Comicon 2018 Panel

Here’s the audio along with accompanying slides of our recent GI Joe/Transformers lineage panel. We think there’s some intriguing connective tissue between the two properties, and the Microman/Mego connections are fascinating to me. Big...

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Planet Comicon 2018

Local con time came a bit earlier this year, and JAD was there to cover it again. The Joe toy presence at this year’s Planet Comicon was very light among vendors, but The Finest...

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Assembly Required 2017

Code Name: Iowa’s yearly GI Joe con Assembly Required went down last Saturday, and the entire JAD family made the trip up to Des Moines. As usual, Code Name: Iowa and all the volunteers,...

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HasCon Report: Part 3

By Flag Points Dave Two experiences I had fueled the crazy thoughts I was having as I drove home to see the new puppy my family picked up while I was away. I couldn’t...

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HasCon Report: Part 1

By Flag Points Dave GI Joe has always been a “local” thing to me. I grew up in the Catskill Mountains of New York, played with the toys in my woods, my streams and...

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GI Joe Costuming at Planet Comicon 2017

Kansas City’s Planet Comicon wrapped up today, and GI Joe costuming club The Finest was in attendance again. Their setup and variation of costumes was the most impressive yet, featuring Sgt. Slaughter, the Marauders,...

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2016 JoeCon After Action Report: Day 2

By KansasBrawler Greetings again, Joe fans– Following Day One, my brother and I spent time back in our hotel room inspecting our figures. My box set was all in one piece and had everything,...

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Planet Comicon 2016

We were fortunate to be able to cover Kansas City’s Planet Comicon for its fourth year in a larger venue. 2016 was even bigger than previous years, in terms of size and scope. Along...