Big News From Lanard Toys

The Design Director from Lanard Toys dropped me a line about the company’s new offerings based on the upcoming Kong: Skull Island film. Check out his words and pics below, and you may see some familiar CORPS! molds among the product. We here at JAD have a soft spot for Joe-scaled dinosaurs and gorillas, so these look to be right

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Vlad Vandal (1998)

The CORPS! Bio-Wing Battle Squadron is a unique set of figures/vehicles within Lanard’s Joe competitor brand. Most importantly I believe, it’s a fairly original concept that doesn’t borrow from established Hasbro material. Okay, maybe there’s some Cobra CLAW influence, but only in relation to the concept of a one-man glider. I could have easily featured this entry on Power of

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Oculus (2015 CORPS! Super Soldier)

Last year, Lanard surprised collectors with their first-ever female CORPS! action figures. While these girls wowed fans with their added articulation (including more mobile ball-jointed hips), other new offerings joined them on shelves. Alongside new vehicles, Lanard introduced two new scales of toys to their CORPS! universe. One was a bucket of traditionally-sized “army men” and the other was a

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Ogre (2015 Lanard CORPS!)

The latest refresh of Lanard’s CORPS action figure line was a pleasant surprise. Introducing a new storyline depicting the conflict between the CORPS! and villainous group The Curse, the set has also given us newly sculpted figures and two female characters. As usual however, are a group of repainted older releases. Ogre’s mold has been used several times in the

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