International G.I.Joe Convention 2003
2007 GIJOE in Atlanta

 

 
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Schedule of Events
Seminars
Hasbro Roundtable

Hasbro Display

Exclusives
12" GIJoe Con Set
3 3/4" GIJoe Con Set
Exclusive Comic
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Wheels for JOE
12" Small Diorama
12" Medium Diorama
Photography
FrankenJoe
3 3/4" Diorama

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Events
Wednesday Tour
Thursday
Tour
Thursday - Check-in
Parachute Jump
Friday Preview
Sgt Slaughter Seminar
Autograph Session
Sat - Doors Open!
Kid's Play Pit
Sat. -Party & Casino

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2006 Seminar Schedule

Devil’s Due Publishing

What's in store for Joe in 2006 and beyond!  Hear about theupcoming secret projects and the upcoming year in G.I.\Joe: America's Elite and more from the editor himself - Mike  O'Sullivan! Ask former G.I. Joe artist Tim Seeley the questions you always wanted to know, while seeing him draw characters G.I. Joe characters right before your very eyes.  The pictures will be in the prizes at the Awards Party later Saturday night, so check your programs for details! This is your chance to give DDP your two cents, and ask any questions you may have.  Get the scoop on the behind the scenes details that the fans never hear about.

 

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Sgt Slaughter -Live!

Sgt Slaughter, one of the most recognized figures in professional wrestling today, both in and out of the squared circle, began his professional wrestling career in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since his debut in 1975, the 6' 6" 320 pound former military drill instructor has held every major title in the competitive world of professional wrestling.

Hasbro thought that the charismatic traits of Sgt Slaughter would make a great addition to the G.I. Joe mythos so they made this “Real American Hero” into a G.I. Joe action figure.  He was the first real person to be immortalized as a G.I. Joe action figure.

Today, despite his wrestling PR schedule, tours and hundreds of thousands of miles traveled annually, Sgt Slaughter devotes much of his spare time helping to raise funds for organizations, such as  St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Join him this weekend for an insight into his G.I. Joe and wrestling careers!

 

 

 

 

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The G.I. Joe Adventure Team – Behind the Fuzz -
Barry Kay

Take a behind-the-scenes look at some classic Adventure Team sets.  He will be featuring photographs of a number of accessory sets that were proposed but never released, Adventure Team artwork and photos from the archives of Don Stivers, the man responsible for most of the artwork used on G.I. Joe packaging in the 1970s.  As an added bonus, everyone who attends this seminar will receive a special item that can be added to the Fight For Survival: Polar Bear Attack convention set!

 

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History of the 3 3/4-inch "Real American Hero" collection - David S. Lane

This seminar reviews the G.I. JOE toy line, comic books, cartoons and other significant events that had an impact on this immensely popular series for over two decades!  From 1982-1994 and beyond...

 


G.I. JOE: "Real American Hero" collection concepts and prototypes
 -David S. Lane

This seminar offers a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the archives of the 3 3/4-inch "Real American Hero" collection. Spotlighting many pieces of Hasbro's early concept and design artwork along with prototype toys from the rich history of the long running series!

 

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Seminars and Events Recap


Friday, June 30, 2006


10 AM Depart Hotel for Parachute Drop

10:30 AM  Parachute Drop

12:00-12:45  Hasbro Roundtable

1:00-1:45  Sgt Slaughter-Live!


Saturday, July 1, 2006

10:00-10:45  Devil's Due Publishing Roundtable

11:00-11:45  Hasbro Roundtable

1:00-1:45  Real American Hero Concepts & Prototypes-Dave Lane

2:00-2:45  Sgt Slaughter-Live!

3:00-3:45  G.I. Joe Collectors’ Club Roundtable with Brian Savage

4:00-4:45  G.I. Joe Adventure Team- Behind the Fuzz- Barry Kay


Sunday, July 2, 2006


11:00-11:45  Devil's Due Publishing Roundtable

12:00-12:45  History of the Real American Hero-Dave Lane

 

Sgt Slaughter Autograph Signings

Friday, June 30, 2006
3:30 PM-5 PM

Saturday, July 1, 2006
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
3:00 PM-4:30 PM

Sunday, July 2, 2006
9:30 AM-11:15 AM
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM 

 

 

 

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