Savage Reissues Cryptic Statement Many Believe Foretells the End of Fun Publications’ Operation of Official G.I. Joe Collector’s Club, Stating, “All Memberships Will End December 31, 2016”


cryp·tic

adjective, 1. having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure.


In an official statement received from the GIjOE Collector’s Club today, Brian Savage concluded a rather routine update of the registration progress at JoeCon 2016 with the following statement:

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Brian Savage, GIjOE Collector’s Club (Photo: GIJCC)

“Please note the following:  March 16 is the last day you can join the GI Joe Collectors’ Club.  If you are interested in receiving the discounts for GIJoeCon, the 2016 FREE figure(s) or in FSS 5.0 you will need to be an active member as of March 16.  All memberships will end December 31, 2016.

We appreciate your support over the last 20 years.” —Brian Savage

Bottom Line: Yes, we’ve reported on the rather unclear phrasing of Brian’s press releases before (see HERE), but with the addition of this new “We appreciate your support” line, it’s beginning to look more and more like this be the final year for the GIjOE Collector’s Club; at least in its current form as operated by Savage and Fun Publications. At the moment, we’re not sure when (or if) Brian will issue a clarification, but we promise to keep a sharp eye on the situation and pass along any updates ASAP. Stay tuned!

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4 thoughts on “Savage Reissues Cryptic Statement Many Believe Foretells the End of Fun Publications’ Operation of Official G.I. Joe Collector’s Club, Stating, “All Memberships Will End December 31, 2016”

  1. Frankie Hernandez says:

    I would like to know how to re-join the gi joe club, the web site willnot allow me to join and when I try and contact them it says access denied???? Please help.

  2. pablorkcz says:

    I wonder if this means this is also the last GI Joe Con this year.

  3. Kevin Bolger says:

    I suppose they may continue to process membership renewals after March 16th for those “completists” who want GIJCC issues through the end of the year, those who want member rates for the last convention in Denver as well as the last gasp clearance sale (if there is anything left in the warehouse or “archive”. I allowed my renewal to go through because it is just before the cutoff for the Mike Powers figure.

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