Hasbro Fan First Friday Event Reveals Retro G.I.Joe And Deluxe Classified Cobra Commander

Today marked Hasbro Pulse’s Fan First Friday event that was once again centered around Transformers and G.I.Joe.

You guessed it, I’ll be focusing on what was shown on the G.I.Joe things, so let’s get to it! First off, the current was finally pulled back on the Retro line. If you had your money on an updated modern era style offerings in vintage packaging, well then you’re about to cash out big. Let’s check it out –

GI Joe A Real American Hero Retro Banner - Surveillance Port

The Retro line is based on re-issues of items offered through recent history, such as the fan favorites Pursuit of Cobra Snake Eyes and Renegades Storm Shadow, alongside the Baroness from the SDCC crossover set.

We also get a re-issue of the H.I.S.S. Tank and A.W.E. Striker, both sporting updated drivers. Let’s take a look:

G.I.Joe Retro Collection Cobra Storm Shadow – Surveillance Port

G.I. Joe Retro Collection Storm Shadow Toy 3.75-Inch-Scale Collectible Action Figure with Multiple Accessories, Toys for Kids Ages 4 and Up

  • RETRO COLLECTION: The G.I. Joe Retro Collection is inspired by the rich past of G.I. Joe, celebrating the over-50-year legacy of the brand with classic figure design and detailing
  • CLASSIC-INSPIRED RETRO PACKAGING: G.I. Joe Retro 3.75-inch-scale figures and vehicles are presented in packaging that features original retro Hasbro branding (Each sold separately. Subject to availability.)
  • YO JOE!: Fans and collectors can imagine heroic action and adventure with the Storm Shadow toy featuring 14 character-inspired accessories
  • HIGHLY POSEABLE WITH CLASSIC DETAILING: This G.I. Joe Retro Collection Storm Shadow figure features classic detailing and multiple points of articulation for dramatic action poseability (some poses may require additional support)
  • LOOK FOR OTHER G.I. JOE RETRO FIGURES TO COLLECT: Look for other G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains (Each sold separately. Subject to availability)

Storm Shadow can scale sheer walls with bare hands and feet and move with blinding speed!

With the Retro Collection, fans can imagine exciting action and adventure from the pulse-pounding world of G.I. Joe! Featuring figures and vehicles inspired by the over-50-year legacy of G.I. Joe, the Retro Collection offers classic deco, design, and multiple points of articulation, as well as packaging accentuated by retro Hasbro branding. Offering collectors the quality and attention-to-detail they’re looking for, these fun action figures will look great displayed in any G.I. Joe action figure and vehicle collection! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

Look for more 3.75-inch-scale G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

G.I. Joe and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.

  • Includes: figure and 14 accessories.
  • Figure scale: 3.75 inches
  • Ages 4 and up
  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

© 2020 Hasbro. All rights reserved.


G.I.Joe Retro Collection Cobra Baroness – Surveillance Port

G.I. Joe Retro Collection Baroness Toy 3.75-Inch-Scale Collectible Action Figure with Multiple Accessories, Toys for Kids Ages 4 and Up

  • RETRO COLLECTION: The G.I. Joe Retro Collection is inspired by the rich past of G.I. Joe, celebrating the over-50-year legacy of the brand with classic figure design and detailing
  • CLASSIC-INSPIRED RETRO PACKAGING: G.I. Joe Retro 3.75-inch-scale figures and vehicles are presented in packaging that features original retro Hasbro branding (Each sold separately. Subject to availability.)
  • YO JOE!: Fans and collectors can imagine heroic action and adventure with the Baroness figure featuring 8 character-inspired accessories
  • HIGHLY POSEABLE WITH CLASSIC DETAILING: This G.I. Joe Retro Collection Baroness figure features classic detailing and multiple points of articulation for dramatic action poseability (some poses may require additional support)
  • LOOK FOR OTHER G.I. JOE RETRO FIGURES TO COLLECT: Look for other G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains (Each sold separately. Subject to availability)

Baroness graduated from student radicalism into international sabotage and from there found her way into the ranks of Cobra!

With the Retro Collection, fans can imagine exciting action and adventure from the pulse-pounding world of G.I. Joe! Featuring figures and vehicles inspired by the over-50-year legacy of G.I. Joe, the Retro Collection offers classic deco, design, and multiple points of articulation, as well as packaging accentuated by retro Hasbro branding. Offering collectors the quality and attention-to-detail they’re looking for, these fun action figures will look great displayed in any G.I. Joe action figure and vehicle collection! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

Look for more 3.75-inch-scale G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

G.I. Joe and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.

  • Includes: figure and 8 accessories.
  • Figure scale: 3.75 inches
  • Ages 4 and up
  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

© 2020 Hasbro. All rights reserved.


 

G.I.Joe Retro Collection Snake Eyes – Surveillance Port

G.I. Joe Retro Collection Snake Eyes Toy 3.75-Inch-Scale Collectible Action Figure with Multiple Accessories, Toys for Kids Ages 4 and Up

  • RETRO COLLECTION: The G.I. Joe Retro Collection is inspired by the rich past of G.I. Joe, celebrating the over-50-year legacy of the brand with classic figure design and detailing
  • CLASSIC-INSPIRED RETRO PACKAGING: G.I. Joe Retro 3.75-inch-scale figures and vehicles are presented in packaging that features original retro Hasbro branding (Each sold separately. Subject to availability.)
  • YO JOE!: Fans and collectors can imagine heroic action and adventure with the Snake Eyes toy featuring 14 character-inspired accessories
  • HIGHLY POSEABLE WITH CLASSIC DETAILING: This G.I. Joe Retro Collection Snake Eyes figure features classic detailing and multiple points of articulation for dramatic action poseability (some poses may require additional support)
  • LOOK FOR OTHER G.I. JOE RETRO FIGURES TO COLLECT: Look for other G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains (Each sold separately. Subject to availability)

Snake Eyes is proficient in 12 different fighting systems, is highly skilled in the use of edged weapons, and has extensive training in jungle, desert, and arctic survival.

With the Retro Collection, fans can imagine exciting action and adventure from the pulse-pounding world of G.I. Joe! Featuring figures and vehicles inspired by the over-50-year legacy of G.I. Joe, the Retro Collection offers classic deco, design, and multiple points of articulation, as well as packaging accentuated by retro Hasbro branding. Offering collectors the quality and attention-to-detail they’re looking for, these fun action figures will look great displayed in any G.I. Joe action figure and vehicle collection! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

Look for more 3.75-inch-scale G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

G.I. Joe and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.

  • Includes: figure and 14 accessories.
  • Figure scale: 3.75 inches
  • Ages 4 and up
  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

© 2020 Hasbro. All rights reserved.


G.I.Joe Retro Collection Cobra H.I.S.S. Tank – Surveillance Port

G.I. Joe Retro Collection Cobra H.I.S.S. Toy Vehicle with 3.75-Inch-Scale Cobra H.I.S.S. Driver Action Figure, Toys for Kids Ages 4 and Up

  • RETRO COLLECTION: The G.I. Joe Retro Collection is inspired by the rich past of G.I. Joe, celebrating the over-50-year legacy of the brand with classic figure design and detailing
  • CLASSIC-INSPIRED RETRO PACKAGING: G.I. Joe Retro 3.75-inch-scale figures and vehicles are presented in packaging that features original retro Hasbro branding (Each sold separately. Subject to availability.)
  • ICONIC G.I. JOE VEHICLE: This toy Cobra H.I.S.S. vehicle is inspired by the vehicle in the G.I. Joe universe, and makes a great gift for G.I. Joe collectors and fans ages 4 and up
  • HIGHLY POSEABLE WITH CLASSIC DETAILING: The Cobra H.I.S.S. Driver action figure features classic detailing and multiple points of articulation for dramatic action poseability (some poses may require additional support)
  • LOOK FOR OTHER G.I. JOE RETRO FIGURES AND VEHICLES TO COLLECT: Look for other G.I. Joe Retro Collection toys to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains (Each sold separately. Subject to availability)

Cobra H.I.S.S. drivers are selected from the best and most evil of Cobra Command’s thousands of yearly recruits!

With the Retro Collection, fans can imagine exciting action and adventure from the pulse-pounding world of G.I. Joe! Featuring figures and vehicles inspired by the over-50-year legacy of G.I. Joe, the Retro Collection offers classic deco, design, and multiple points of articulation, as well as packaging accentuated by retro Hasbro branding. Offering collectors the quality and attention-to-detail they’re looking for, these fun action figures will look great displayed in any G.I. Joe action figure and vehicle collection! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

Look for more 3.75-inch-scale G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures and vehicles to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

G.I. Joe and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.

  • Includes: vehicle and figure.
  • Figure scale: 3.75 inches
  • Ages 4 and up
  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

© 2020 Hasbro. All rights reserved.


G.I.Joe Retro Collection A.W.E. Striker – Surveillance Port

G.I. Joe Retro Collection A.W.E. Striker Toy Vehicle with 3.75-Inch-Scale Collectible Crankcase Action Figure, Toys for Kids Ages 4 and Up

  • RETRO COLLECTION: The G.I. Joe Retro Collection is inspired by the rich past of G.I. Joe, celebrating the over-50-year legacy of the brand with classic figure design and detailing
  • CLASSIC-INSPIRED RETRO PACKAGING: G.I. Joe Retro 3.75-inch scale figures and vehicles are presented in packaging that features original retro Hasbro branding (Each sold separately. Subject to availability.)
  • ICONIC G.I. JOE VEHICLE: This toy A.W.E. Striker vehicle is inspired by the vehicle in the G.I. Joe universe, and makes a great gift for G.I. Joe collectors and fans ages 4 and up
  • HIGHLY POSEABLE WITH CLASSIC DETAILING: The Crankcase action figure features classic detailing and multiple points of articulation for dramatic action poseability (some poses may require additional support)
  • LOOK FOR OTHER G.I. JOE RETRO FIGURES AND VEHICLES TO COLLECT: Look for other G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains (Each sold separately. Subject to availability)

Crankcase is a former racecar driver who’s at his best when the speedometer is redlined!

With the Retro Collection, fans can imagine exciting action and adventure from the pulse-pounding world of G.I. Joe! Featuring figures and vehicles inspired by the over-50-year legacy of G.I. Joe, the Retro Collection offers classic deco, design, and multiple points of articulation, as well as packaging accentuated by retro Hasbro branding. Offering collectors the quality and attention-to-detail they’re looking for, these fun action figures will look great displayed in any G.I. Joe action figure and vehicle collection! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

Look for more 3.75-inch-scale G.I. Joe Retro Collection figures and vehicles to build teams of Joe heroes and Cobra villains! Each sold separately. Subject to availability.

G.I. Joe and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.
  • Includes: vehicle and figure.
  • Figure scale: 3.75 inches
  • Ages 4 and up
  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

The assortment above solidifies the information that was shared earlier this week, when it was reported that new details were emerging on the G.I.Joe Retro Line.

There’s still one more reveal to get to, so I’ll save my thoughts for the end. Next up, G.I.Joe Classified fans were treated to a deluxe version of Cobra Commander that was set to be released as an SDCC Exclusive. Check it out:

Slated for a release this September, this deluxe version marks the 3rd release of this mold in recent history. However, it’s decked out quite nicely and that packaging is superb.

G.I. JOE Classified Series Snake Supreme Cobra Commander Action Figure
(Ages 4 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: $29.99 / Available: September 2020)
*Collectible package custom artwork from Sana Takeda

The Snake Supreme Cobra Commander Action Figure will be available exclusively on HasbroPulse.com in the US & Canada in September of this year. Stay tuned for more details!”


Final Thoughts:

The Retro line is not what I was hoping for; That said, I’m very pleased to see so many excited for it. Many G.I.Joe fans have wanted an “ultimate” version of their favorite G.I.Joe characters for quite some time and this line looks to be aimed at scratching that itch. As I’ve already owned each item shown so far, I don’t see myself picking these up, but if they offer a v2 Destro somewhere down the line, you know I’m in!

As for that CoCo…definitely not my cup of tea. That box is gorgeous though, so maybe I’ll grab one just for that display purpose. Time will tell.

*Of note – As of the time of this post, 3 of the 5 G.I.Joe Retro Collection items have sold out on Walmart’s website! Wow, way to go, Joe fans!

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