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G.I. Joe Combat Heroes Review: Zartan & Snake Eyes with Lil’ Timber

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A pack containing a ninja and an archer sounds like it should come with Hawkeye. But this G.I. Joe Combat Heroes pack rounds out the first wave by bringing a two variants and a fantastic mercenary to the table.

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May 31st, 2010 at 12:00 am

G.I. Joe Combat Heroes Review: Snake Eyes & Timber SDCC '08 Exclusive

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The San Diego Comic Con has grown drastically over the last decade. What was once a sanctuary for nerds has transformed into a pop culture circus that is no longer about the comics. One popular thing toy companies do is the SDCC exclusive figures. Hasbro and Mattel represent two drastically different views of what the convention toy should be. Hasbro sees it as a chance to give back to the fans something fun and different, but if you can’t make it to the con, don’t worry because it always goes up on Hasbro Toy Shop for retail price. Mattel on the other hand, seems to see SDCC as a trial by fire where only the lucky few will get a chance to buy the exclusive toy and even then, there’s still some variant you’ll never see.

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May 16th, 2010 at 12:00 am