Author Jim Sorenson and convention exclusive Project Manager extraordinare Kevin Watts join us for this jam packed episode of WOJM. First we talk with Jim about his GI Joe: Field Manual Volume 1 and get his thoughts on Volume 2, both of which you can buy AND pre-order respectively on Amazon.com. Grab a copy today. In the second half, we talk to Kevin about his awesome custom Metal Head NJCC exclusive. In the news we talk some Gun Running, give our thoughts on episode 1 of the fanfilm Initiate, go over the latest from the GIJCC newsletter, movie hype restarts with reports of Storm Shadow reshoots, and lastly, Joe beats Transformers and other toy brands in a national vote held by the Indianapolis Children's Museum. To wrap up the show, we announce a new sponsor for the Mailbag and read a comment directed at Justin .
The WOJM FFL Recap portion runs approximately from the 1:54:13 mark to the 1:59:13 mark. If you don't want to hear about the fantasy football league or Gary get made fun of for starting off 0-2 and dropping to 18th (out of 18), you may want to fast forward to the end.
So, there ya have it! See you all back here next time, same B.A.T. time, same B.A.T. channel!
Mike and Gary are joined by the RETURN of former host Greg for this 40 minute wrap up of the show. We are joined in progress by Kokomo Toys co-owner (because if we said OWNER, Amber would kill us!) Todd Jordan, GI Joe Initiate Fanfilm Director Fred Doss, IDW Artist Robert Atkins and CardedHeroes.com admin Jay Hunger. Its a whirlwind review of a fast paced day at COIL Con III at Kokomo Toys in Kokomo, Indiana. Join us, will you?
Its a full disclosure episode. What has the gang been up to since the last episode? We fill you in. Joining us in the first half for an interview...well, we recorded it a little bit ago is Andrew and Trina. Both have worked with Hasbro on the GI Joe brand in one form or another over the last 5 or so years. Hear what it is like behind the scenes at Hasbro and learn there is more to getting a figure getting to market then pouring plastic into a mold. In the news, the GIJCC store is OPEN FOR BUSINESS, INCLUDING the launching of the FSS! Sgt. Slaughter spills the beans of a rumor about his character being involved in the early drafts of Retaliation. Sideshow has a Storm Shadow statue. A character is born for Star Wars Clone Wars based off of Snake Eyes. After the news we are joined by Jon Cremeans from the COIL Club to talk about the 3rd Annual COIL Con at Kokomo Toys in Kokomo, Indiana. Before wrapping it up, we spend a bit of time talking about the WOJM Fantasy Football season. We're back on track! Sit back and enjoy!