The G.I. Joe collecting community has multiple collecting books and resources available covering the classic era from 1982-1994 but very little is available for the modern era from 1997-present. That void shall soon be filled with an upcoming 172-page book by James Kavanaugh Jr. (kuukuuson on most boards) that is VERY extensive. The following is a press release for the book as well as some Joe Intel exclusive images from the upcoming book. Please post your comments here and let us know what you think and keep coming back for updates.
"Coming soon, the adventure continued in 1997 and is now completely documented in the R.A.H.C. Guide!
After a brief hiatus in 1994, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero gained a resurgence in pop culture causing a re-release of some favorite characters in their classic molds. This revival eventually induced some experimenting with these classic characters in bold and exciting new directions. Not only did fans get to revisit some of their most cherished icons within the G.I. Joe mythos, they were introduced to new characters that are now known and loved.
This full color, 172 page compendium fully explores all six series that were produced within the second generation O-ring torso era (1997-2007) including the Built to Rule line and the Collectors Club special releases. This guide beautifully illustrates the era's 689 action Figures, 135 vehicles and play sets and 1,349 accessories including all known variations. Not only is every accessory present and accounted for, they have each been assigned a unique number and identified throughout the resource guide. The accessories are then culminated in a separate section clearly displayed and organized by category. Each action figure has been carefully examined between its initial run and further re-releases to ensure that an accurate sample is clearly and concisely presented for the collector who is identifying individual action figures or sorting through unorganized lots. Subscribe to the R.A.H.C. Guide's e-mail list at email@example.com
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