Cobra Commander, leader of Cobra, visits Springfield to receive key to the city
All in anticipation of the official G.I. Joe Collectors' Convention taking place April 9-12
March 11, 2015 - Springfield, IL – Cobra Commander, leader of the organization known as Cobra, recently visited Springfield to receive the key to the city from Mayor J. Michael Houston. In an eloquent and moving speech, the cobalt-clad commander-in-chief detailed Cobra's vision of the future and its goals to bring about a better tomorrow for all those who support their cause. Said Cobra Commander "Springfielders near and far, I accept your Mayor's generous gift. And let it be known that I too bring a gift for every man, woman and child of this city that is so near and dear to my heart; an invitation to join with me. Join Cobra!"
For G.I.JoeCon, there is no place like Springfield! The 2015 G.I.Joe convention to be held April 9th - April 12th in Springfield, Illinois.
Fort Worth, TX - October 24th, 2014 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I. Joe Collectors' Convention G.I.JoeCon, announced today that next year's amazing convention will take place at the Prairie Capital Convention Center April 9th thru April 12th in the wonderful city of Springfield, Illinois. In 2015, fans from the Midwest and across the world will be able to celebrate another year of G.I. Joe at this exciting event! You can make your hotel reservations now at www.GIJoeCon.com/il2015
INDIANAPOLIS SAYS "YO JOE!" AND WELCOMES THE 19th ANNUAL G.I. JOE CONVENTION
G.I. Joe Con 2013 Kicks Off with Hundreds of Paratrooper KRE-O G.I. JOE KREON Figures
Indianapolis - March 28th, 2013 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I. JOE Collectors' Convention, G.I. Joe Con, is pleased to announce that this year's premier G.I. JOE fan event will kick-off in true G.I. JOE fashion as hundreds of KRE-O G.I. JOE KREON figures are launched from the Indiana Government Center Garage (north side) at 10:30 am ET Friday, April 5, 2013. The KRE-O G.I. JOE KREON figures are an all-new offering from Hasbro and are available exclusively at Toys"R"Us stores nationwide and online at http://Toysrus.com. All media outlets are invited to cover this fantastic kick-off event (registered convention attendees only), which is just one of the many festivities being held at the JW Marriott on April 5-7, 2013, in the great city of Indianapolis.
The G.I.JoeCon 2013 Brochure is now available for download. Night Force action figures, the voice of Lady Jaye and so much more are coming to Indianapolis, Indiana April 4th - April 7th!
Fort Worth, TX - January 18th, 2013 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I.Joe Collectors' Convention, G.I.JoeCon, has released the brochure that details many of the toys, events and guests that will be featured at this year's convention that will take place at the JW Marriott from April 4th thru April 7th in the great city of Indianapolis. You can read and download the brochure at http://GIJoeCon.com.
G.I.JoeCon 2013 Coming to Indianapolis, Indiana April 4th - April 7th!
Fort Worth, TX - December 4th, 2012 - Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro's official G.I.Joe Collectors' Convention, G.I.JoeCon, announced today that next year's convention will take place at the JW Marriott from April 4th thru April 7th in the great city of Indianapolis. You can make your hotel reservations now at http://GIJoeCon.com.
June 30, 2012 - Hasbro has passed along a few details of some of the new GI Joe toys and action figures unveiled at the 2012 GIJoeCon:
First, Hasbro announced a brand new expression - G.I. Joe Micro Force - at JoeCon, debuting the first ever images of this fun new style of toys for the G.I. Joe brand!
Then, the crowd at the Con was treated to the world premiere of several new figures from 2013's G.I. Joe Retaliation 3.75-inch line:
Ultimate Snake Eyes with Timber
Cobra Combat Ninja
Cobra Night Landing Mission with Cobra Eel
Ninja Showdown Assortment Wave 2
Additionally during the panel, Hasbro and Syfy games debuted an exclusive G.I. JOE: SPECIAL OPS online game trailer for fans at GIJoeCon. It will be viewable at http://www.syfygames.com/gijoe/media
Hasbro and the G.I. JOE Brand Return to New Orleans for 19th Annual G.I. JOE Convention
Iconic Brand to Celebrate Enduring Pop Culture Legacy, New Action Figures and More
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- June 26, 2012 -- The G.I. JOE Convention also known as 'GIJoeCon', hosted by the G.I. JOE Collectors' Club and Hasbro, Inc., returns to New Orleans for its 19th annual celebration taking place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. Not only did the city play host to a memorable GIJoeCon in 2006, but it was also the site of much of the filming of G.I. JOE: RETALIATION, the upcoming movie scheduled to hit theaters on March 29th, 2013 in 3D and stars Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, Adrianne Palicki and more.
The festivities kick off on June 29th with a preview day for registered fans. The convention opens to the public on June 30th and July 1st. Attendees will get the opportunity to interact with G.I. JOE artists, creators, industry guests, and members of the Hasbro G.I. JOE brand and design teams, all paying tribute to the nearly 50-year history of the iconic brand that introduced the world's first action figure.