BAIT X HASBRO’s G.I. JOE X NEW BALANCE

baitkicksgijoecollectionBAIT brings together a 1980’s toy icon, Hasbro’s G.I. Joe and kick’s company New Balance for some kicks.  The two popular G.I. Joe ninja’s Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow will get represented in the New Balance MT 580 sneakers – Arashikage Pack.  This will be released in limited numbers and will be dropping next week on October 10, 2015.   Prices per pair will be start around $160.00USD.

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The Best of Scarlett, Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow

bestofsnakeeyesLike a greatest hits compilation CD from a band, Hasbro Studios has put up their own “Best of” tribute to a couple of popular G.I. Joe characters from their various cartoon incarnations.  Hasbro Studios gathers the best cartoon clips of Scarlett, Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow.

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Hot Toys and action star Byung-hun Lee

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Hunky international action star Byung-hun Lee drops by Hot Toys Tokyo to take a look at his own Storm Shadow figure.  Byung-hun has played Cobra villian Storm Shadow for the past two films and also look for him in Red 2.

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G.I. Joe: Team Ninja

gijoe blind masterHasbro’s G.I. Joe toy line has had some famous real-life characters join the team, like WWF wrestler Sgt. Slaughter and NFL Chicago Bear lineman William “The Fridge” Perry, and now, you can add Wu-Tang Clan member RZA to the list.  Maybe it was just me, I found it hilarious that RZA was playing the Blind Master in G.I. Joe:  Retaliation.  I was cracking up and enjoyed the stiff dialogue he had in the movie.  What I liked about the movie was all the ninja stuff which hearkens back to Larry Hama’s old Marvel Comics G.I. Joe universe.

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