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New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive

Transformers News: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive

Saturday, February 12th, 2011 2:20PM CST

Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collectables
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The news from Ryan and Seibertron.com staff members attending Toy Fair 2011 is just getting started and the first story being reported from Hasbro is a big one! At this summer's Comic-Con 2011 in San Diego, one of Hasbro's exclusives will be a G.I. Joe/Transformers brand crossover set that features a Joe Skystriker jet painted to resemble Decepticon Starscream. Also included in the set will be Cobra Commander who will be armed with a mini Megatron gun! No photos of the set yet but when they're available, you'll find them here first. This set will no doubt be very popular when it's released at Comic-Con so start planning your trip to San Diego now if you hope to pick this up!


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Above is a photo of a Skystriker in original G.I. Joe colors.

UPDATE: For those of you who didn't see this in our gallery of official press photos from Hasbro, here is a photo of the complete set and a shot of Cobra Commander in his pilot suit with the mini Megatron gun.

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Credit(s): Seibertron.com Staff, Hasbro

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Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181334)
Posted by Flux Convoy on February 12th, 2011 @ 2:25pm CST
Sounds pretty cool to me!
:BOT:
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181336)
Posted by WarGraver on February 12th, 2011 @ 2:27pm CST
These specific toys I don't want, but I really hope that this is a prelude to a real Joe/Transformers Crossovers line.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181346)
Posted by Cyberstrike on February 12th, 2011 @ 3:08pm CST
Meh. I wish I could say I was excited about it, but I'm not.

It sounds more like a pair of G.I. Joe toys, one with a new accessory and the other with a new paint job.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181354)
Posted by Wheeljack35 on February 12th, 2011 @ 3:24pm CST
I would love to have this
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181358)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on February 12th, 2011 @ 3:31pm CST
So once again Hasbro trolls the fans over a Joe/TF crossover. Trolling is a banable offense, why isn't Hasbro banned? WHO WILL STAND WITH ME AGAINST THIS INDIGNITY!!!???

Anyone...

Ya all know I'm getting two of these. Who else things there's going to be a sticker with the pilots name and it says "Christopher Colins" or "Christopher Latta?"
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181376)
Posted by Optimus1138 on February 12th, 2011 @ 4:19pm CST
Sounds pretty cool, although when I saw the title, I was really hoping for a Transformer painted in the colours of a G.I. Joe or Cobra vehicle.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181378)
Posted by DJLazer on February 12th, 2011 @ 4:22pm CST
Cant wait to see destro or firefly.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181388)
Posted by RK_Striker_JK_5 on February 12th, 2011 @ 4:37pm CST
Bah! This is nothing for me.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181389)
Posted by DevastaTTor on February 12th, 2011 @ 4:40pm CST
Even though I can't go, I'm really hoping to pick this up. Love this idea and hoping they'll be vintage throwbacks to the 80s.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181397)
Posted by Mkall on February 12th, 2011 @ 4:57pm CST
Wonder what the SDCC TF Exclusives are going to be this year?
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181421)
Posted by NTESHFT on February 12th, 2011 @ 6:05pm CST
I'm wondering the same. I'm kind of hoping for another G1 reissue.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181425)
Posted by Hip-Hoptimus Rime on February 12th, 2011 @ 6:22pm CST
I got a GI Joe Skystriker for Christmas back in the 80s, when it first came out. I was born in 71, so I'd've been about 14 or so. I'm not ashamed to say I cried when I saw what it was, it was huge and glorious. Still have it, or most of it anyway.

Anybody care to take the above pic and shop it into Starscreams colors?
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181447)
Posted by T-Macksimus on February 12th, 2011 @ 7:25pm CST
Hip-Hoptimus Rime wrote:I got a GI Joe Skystriker for Christmas back in the 80s, when it first came out. I was born in 71, so I'd've been about 14 or so. I'm not ashamed to say I cried when I saw what it was, it was huge and glorious. Still have it, or most of it anyway.

Anybody care to take the above pic and shop it into Starscreams colors?


Actually, I seem to recall having seen something like that before so you may be able to hunt it down on Google Images or some such site.
Also, glad to see another "early 70's" fan on here. I was staring to feel like one of the "Old Guys" on the site (1973 for me) what with so many teens, tweens and twenty-somethings on here.

Wouldn't mind getting the redone SkyStriker except that 1) I have no room to display it and 2) I'm anal about the fact that the original 'Screamer is an Eagle and not a Tomcat. I know, that's nitpicking, but for me I just feel some things like that shouldn't be messed with.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181518)
Posted by Hal7300 on February 12th, 2011 @ 10:29pm CST
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181589)
Posted by Supreme Convoy on February 13th, 2011 @ 1:00am CST
I WANT IT I WANT IT I WANT IT I WANT IT

Hasbro's Comic-Con booth is a madhouse but I may have to brave through that madness just for this.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181905)
Posted by DevastaTTor on February 13th, 2011 @ 7:57pm CST
UPDATE: For those of you who didn't see this in our gallery of official press photos from Hasbro, here is a photo of the complete set and a shot of Cobra Commander in his pilot suit with the mini Megatron gun.

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Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181909)
Posted by El Duque on February 13th, 2011 @ 8:04pm CST
I don't collect Joe stuff though I am a fan, but I think I need these.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1181912)
Posted by DevastaTTor on February 13th, 2011 @ 8:16pm CST
El Duque wrote:I don't collect Joe stuff though I am a fan, but I think I need these.

Yeah, I agree. It's chock full of vintage 80's goodness.
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1183877)
Posted by DJLazer on February 18th, 2011 @ 6:09pm CST
DevastaTTor wrote:UPDATE: For those of you who didn't see this in our gallery of official press photos from Hasbro, here is a photo of the complete set and a shot of Cobra Commander in his pilot suit with the mini Megatron gun.

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Thats a cool pic bud! :APPLAUSE: :KREMZEEK:
Re: New G.I. Joe / Transformers Crossover to be Released as Comic-Con Exclusive (1183947)
Posted by Jazz-1982 on February 18th, 2011 @ 9:03pm CST
shockblast1888 wrote:
DevastaTTor wrote:UPDATE: For those of you who didn't see this in our gallery of official press photos from Hasbro, here is a photo of the complete set and a shot of Cobra Commander in his pilot suit with the mini Megatron gun.

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Thats a cool pic bud! :APPLAUSE: :KREMZEEK:



That Starscream painted jet and Cobra Commander set is seriously cool. Bet it's going to sell out super fast at the SDCC....

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