Assembly Required 2018 – A Retrospective

Codename: Iowa‘s Assembly Required has come and gone. There wasn’t one frown in attendance, with all who were fortunate enough to be able to make it to Des Moines, Iowa noting what an absolutely fantastic time they had this weekend. I unfortunately was unable to attend, but thanks to awesome folks like the team behind […]

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Codename: Iowa Reveals Exclusive Character Art and Grand Prize for AR18

Assembly Required is just two days away and as such, the fine folks from Codename: Iowa have shared some fantastic info via their Facebook Page! First up, word on what the Grand Prize Announcement: This year’s theme, if you haven’t put it together yet, is 1988’s Tiger Force! In celebration of this fan favorite sub-team […]

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Assembly Required Exclusive Black and White Hit & Run Print by Ron Wagner

Last week, the fine folks from Codename: Iowa shared the Assembly Required Exclusive Hit & Run Print by Ron Wagner. Hot on the tail of that release is another preview, this time of the Hit & Run print in Black and White! This exclusive print will be raffled off at Assembly Required, giving attendees the […]

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Assembly Required Exclusive Hit & Run Print by Ron Wagner Revealed

Over the last few days, Codename: Iowa has been sharing teasers of an exclusive print by Mr. Ron Wagner that will be available at Assembly Required 2018. Mr. Wagner shared the full print on the Ron Wagner Art Facebook Page, with a few fans recognizing the art from the aforementioned teasers that were shared. So, […]

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Assembly Required Kids Recon Mission Details Announced

Great news to share for those attending Assembly Required 2018! Codename: Iowa has shared a bit of awesome information for all the kids out there that will make their way to Iowa on November 10, 2018! Here’s the scoop – Attention Junior Recruits!! Your final test before becoming full fledged members of Squad AR18 is awaiting you Nov. […]

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Assembly Required Custom Contest Details Announced

Heads up, Joe Fans! The fine folks from Codename: Iowa have posted details on this year’s Custom Contest at Assembly Required 2018! Check out the full scoop below – Hey, Joe Fans! Get out your paint brushes and band-aids, the annual Assembly Required Custom Contest is coming back! This is one of our favorite activities […]

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The Finest’s 234th Tigerhawks Announced as Special Guests for Assembly Required

Heads Up! This past Monday, the fine folks from Codename: Iowa shared word that The Finest‘s 234th Tigerhawks will be in attendance at Assembly Required ’18! You know em, you love em. Assembly Required is pleased to announce the return of The Finest’s 234th Tigerhawks! Always a huge hit with the young and young at heart! […]

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Code Name: Iowa Announces Mr. Ron Wagner as Special Guest for AR18

Great news to share for those attending Assembly Required 2018! As AR18 is now less than 2 months away, Codename: Iowa feels that the time is right to start talking special guests…and needless to say, they’re kicking things off with a Home Run! Code Name: Iowa is excited to announce that coming once again to AR […]

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Assembly Required ’18 Hotel Reservation Information Available

Heads up! The fine folks from Codename: Iowa have shared word that it’s finally time to start releasing details for Assembly Required ’18 in Des Moines, Iowa! The first bit of intelligence released provides details for booking rooms at the special guest rate. Guests can make reservations by calling 1-800-634-3839 and referencing the group and […]

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GIJoeCon 2018 – Friday Recap

Friday at GIJoeCon 2018 zipped by, with some highs and definitely some lows to write home about. First, the positives – Panels started today, with more G.I.Joe fans arriving in droves. On the show room floor were a ton of amazing set ups, from the Venomous Sea Snake to COMPLEX by Raginspoon, Coil Con to Marauder Inc […]

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