2017 Lanard Warehouse Sale

Hard to believe it’s that time of the year, when the holiday rolls around and the local Lanard warehouse opens its doors to the public. This year featured the usual treasure trove of CORPS! figures and vehicles, although some past oddities were markedly absent. No Space Cowboys, STAR Force, or any o-ring figures for that matter. I expected to find

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more
1 2 3 4