G.I.Joe 

The Indelible Mark of Sgt. Slaughter in the G.I. Joe Universe

In the pantheon of G.I. Joe heroes, few stand as tall and as proud as the indomitable Sgt. Slaughter. His legacy within the G.I. Joe universe is not just a testament to the character’s impact on the franchise but also a reflection of the unique blend of reality and fiction that the series is known for. The Arrival of a Wrestling Icon Sgt. Slaughter, born from the larger-than-life persona of professional wrestler Robert Rudolph Remus, first stormed into the G.I. Joe world in 1985. He was the first real-life personality…

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G.I.Joe 

GI Joe’s Marvel Comics Legacy Rekindled!

Skybound Entertainment is reigniting the excitement for G.I. Joe aficionados, both seasoned and new, by reintroducing the cherished Marvel Comics series penned by Larry Hama. Taking a nostalgic journey back to the 1980s, Skybound Entertainment is resurrecting the iconic G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic series, originally published by Marvel Comics. This comic saga, intertwined with Hasbro’s multimedia revival of the G.I. Joe toyline, chronicles the adventures of the G.I. Joe team as they confront the nefarious Cobra, a global terrorist organization hell-bent on domination. After languishing out of…

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G.I.Joe 

Snake Eyes Star Drops Bombshell: Paramount’s Mega Plans for G.I. Joe Revealed!

Snake Eyes lead actor Henry Golding recently divulged Paramount Pictures‘ extensive strategies for the G.I. Joe franchise, hinting at significant developments following last year’s Transformers tease. Snake Eyes aimed to kickstart the G.I. Joe series in 2021 but fell short, disappointing audiences with its portrayal of the titular character and supporting cast. Despite its lackluster performance at the global box office, hopes were reignited by the conclusion of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, setting the stage for a long-awaited collaboration between Autobots, Decepticons, and the iconic G.I. Joe characters. While…

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X-Men 

X-Men: The Animated Series Retrospective | Get Ready for X-Men 97 on Disney Plus!

Today Ken from ToyKennections takes a look back at X-Men: The Animated Series to help get you ready for the highly anticipated X-Men 97 coming to Disney Plus on March 20th! Check out the video below and share your thoughts with us in the comments. As always be sure to subscribe to ToyKennections channel on YouTube for all of Ken’s latest videos!

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IACON CITY - The Transformers Forum 

“Transforming the Franchise: How Staying True to the ’80s Designs Could Have Saved the Michael Bay Transformers Movies”

The Transformers franchise has been a cornerstone of pop culture since the 1980s, capturing the imaginations of fans with its iconic toy line, animated series, and comic books. When Paramount Pictures brought the Transformers to the big screen under the direction of Michael Bay, the excitement was palpable. However, as the movies progressed, a vocal segment of the fan base expressed disappointment with the character designs, longing for a more faithful adaptation of the beloved ’80s counterparts. In this blog post, we delve into the reasons why the Michael Bay…

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'NOW YOU KNOW' With Yorktownjoe 

NOW YOU KNOW WITH YORKTOWNJOE – G.I.JOE MARVEL ISSUE #66 REVIEWED!

Background Issue 65 was an interesting space shuttle mission story. But in the end, we had Scarlett, Snake-Eyes, and the Blind Master working undercover as part of a circus act. They are working on a rescue plan to bring back Stalker, Snow-Job and Quick-Kick who were taken prisoner back in Issue 61. Feel free to check out the review of Issue 65 in case you missed it. (You can catch up on other “Now You Know With YorktownJoe” reviews there as well!) The cover of this issue shows a scene of the 3 captured…

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The Breaking News Report 

CODE NAME: NEW2VERO2 Presents – September Comic Book Pickups!

MY NEW VIDEO IS UP! Its time for the End of the Month Comic Pick-ups for September. This month I take a look at ‘Bettie Page’, ‘Vampirella‘, ‘Aero’ and more! Join US! Let me here from you, as a GenXer, are you looking to get back into or are you already back into Comics? Please share your feedback and thoughts AFTER THE JUMP. As always be sure and subscribe to my YouTube channel for all my latest videos!

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The Breaking News Report 

CODE NAME: NEW2VERO2 Presents – August Comic Book Pickups!

MY NEW VIDEO IS UP! Its time for the End of the Month Comic Pick-ups. What GenXers might find interesting and noteworthy this month is an issue intended for 1984 of Marvel’s Transformers. This issue takes a look at Optimus and the gang building the ARC and starting out on their journey! Next up is Vampirella! OMG, I am sooo glad i discovered this comic version of Underworld like adventures of one messed up chick, and lastly, my epic state wide quest of completing the G.I.Joe Cobra Civil War OG…

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G.I.Joe 

CODE NAME: NEW2VERO2 PRESENTS – August Comic Book Pick Ups!

Hello Friends, now that Cobra Convergence has come and gone, we are back to normal. Here are this Month’s ( Aug) Comic Books us GenXers might wanna check out. I think the following books will draw upon that Retro vibe all of us hold dear. Fresh off of a RetroBlasting epic 3 part history of Robotech, here is a new comic retelling the epic macross saga for a new Generation, new Secret Wars Spider-Man adventure which features him donning the Black Suit, and Aero, a book I just think is…

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The Breaking News Report 

Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose Reviewed by Codename:New2Vero2!

Hey Gang, I’ve been neck deep in both my relocation and Cobra Convergence IV, so i needed a break. So, i’m going to warn everyone before hand, ‘Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose‘ is a very unusual Comic. Still, in my quest to rediscover Comics I thought I’d share my findings. Our good Friend, Comic Tropes did a review of this book, and as I am a loyal viewer, it didn’t hit me that I should give it a read until the strange comic book shop owner at Ft.Pierce Comic…

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SDCC 2019 

SDCC 2019 STARTS TOMORROW FOLLOW ALONG HERE!

SDCC 2019 starts tomorrow, and we will be covering all of the toys, and panels over the next four days that we can squeeze in. If you want to follow along yourself we have mirrored the panel schedule below so you can be watching for when your favorite show discussion and panel comes up!  ThursdayPopeye 90th Anniversary: 10:15 – 11:15 am PT My Hero Academia: 10:30 – 11:30 am PT Terminator: Dark Fate: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PT Paramount Pictures brings a Terminator: Dark Fate panel discussion and footage…

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The Breaking News Report 

CODE NAME: NEW2VERO2 PRESENTS: Elvira: Mistress of the Dark NEW Mini-Comic Series Review!

Hello Friends, YES I know this is not G.I.Joe Related, but every now and then I will dip into other iconic properties to shed light on things that I feelothers will enjoy. Everyone loves Elvira . I mean there are two DD reasons we do… LOL  As part of my G.I. Joe recaps, I will sample other titles/books. To be honest most of them suck! Marvel and DC for the most part, care more about Movies and their SJW Political nonsense than they do about the quality of titles like…

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SDCC 2018 Schedule Released!

If you want to follow along with the biggest panels and get the latest on your favorite movies and events at this month’s SDCC, you need to check out the official schedule below and be sure and mark your calendar. Serpentorslair will be bringing you all the news from SDCC 2018 as it happens. Join in the Conversation AFTER THE JUMP! EXPECTED FILMS: Aquaman, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Shazam!, Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, The Meg, The Nun, Mowgli, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Wonder Woman 1984 WHEN: Saturday, July 21, 2018; 10:30…

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'NOW YOU KNOW' With Yorktownjoe 

NOW YOU KNOW WITH YORKTOWNJOE – G.I.JOE MARVEL ISSUE #30 REVIEWED!

Background At the end of Issue 29, Firefly and Destro exit the battle scene in Florida, and begin their journey back to Cobra headquarters in Springfield.  The Master of Disguise Zartan and his insidious (but sometimes incompetent) Dreadnoks had headed North as well. On to the issue The issue begins with Zartan and the Dreadnoks outside the perimeter fence of McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. They notice a Dragonfly helicopter flying in and speculate why.  Zartan decides to get a better look inside to gather intelligence about Joe…

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