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The 2009 International GI Joe Collectors' Convention starts today at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

GI Joe Collectors’ Convention Starts Today!

joecon09_1The 2009 International GI Joe Collectors’ Convention starts today at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

Special Guest at this years “Joe Con” will be:

  • Larry Hama, Writer
  • Kirk Bozigian, Former Hasbro Product Manager
  • Greg Berndtson, Former Hasbro Toy Designer
  • Sam Petrucci, Illustrator
  • Larry Selman, Illustrator
  • Sam Speers, Former Hasbro Engineer
  • Greg Horn, Illustrator
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Heavy Duty from GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra

For pictures of the guests with full bios, go to The Official GI Joe Con Website.

There are also numerous Souvenirs and collectibles for fans to buy at the Convention this year. Of course the biggest draw to this years convention exclusives is that the GI Joe Collector’s Club was allowed to utilize the new 25th Anniversary/ Modern Era toy molds to create the exclusive 4″ figure sets. These promise to be hot sellers. Hasbro is also selling this year’s phenomenal San Deigo Comic Con Rise of Cobra exclusives at Joe Con.

  • International Jump Jet Two Pack
  • International Team 3-Pack
  • SAF Copter with Pilot
  • Crimson Command Copter
  • Card Art
  • 12″ Eight Legs of Danger Action Figure
  • 2 different GI Joe Con T-Shirts
  • 15 Figure Crimson Strike Team Box Set
  • The Comic Con Clan Destro RoC 2 Pack
  • Comic Con 12″ RoC Baroness Figure
  • GI Joe Con Ball Cap
  • 12″ Crimson Guard Paratrooper Souvenir Figure

For pictures of this years swag, go to The Official GI Joe Con Website.

The Fighting 1:18th has soldiers on the ground and we will provide you with update coverage and information. Stay tuned!

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