The Joe brand gets a makeover in 2011 and Renegades toys on the way...
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Hasbro has decided to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GI Joe one year early with their 30 for 30 promotion. The new products will start seeing release in Fall of 2011 and will consists of 30 new products including action figures and vehicles in celebration of the upcoming anniversary.
The new line-up will consits of:
Wave 3 (May 2011)
- General Hawk
- Cobra Trooper
- Jungle BAT
- Cobra Commander
- Steel Brigade
- Crazy Legs
- Croc Master
- Rock Viper
- Snake Eyes (Temple Guard)
- Iron Grenadier
Renegades figures will make their action figure debut in the Fall and will consists of:
- Snake Eyes
- Cobra Commander
- Hazard Viper
- Techno Viper
There will be a Bravo Vehicle assortment consisting of:
- Black Dragon VTOL (Renegades)
- Crimson HISS Tank
A brand new Sky Striker with ACE figure will be released in the Fall. Hasbro no longer had the original tools for this vehicle so this is a 100% newly tooled vehicle that will still retain its flip-out wings, though the cockpit has been scaled back to only seat one figure as opposed to two. The new Sky Striker sculpt will also see use as one of Hasbro's San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives: Starscream as Sky Striker (see our story HERE).
Check out all the brand new GI Joe images HERE in our Toy Fair 2011 photo gallery.
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