Bummer!———It’s Official: The G.I. Joe Collector’s Club Is “Not Taking Any New Memberships”

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Where will fans go in 2017? GIJCC founder Brian Savage meets with collector’s during last year’s JoeCon 2015 in Springfield, IL. (Photo: Mark Otnes) Click to enlarge.

Well, this is a sad day. According to an official post from the GIjOE Collector’s Club on Facebook:

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“Thank you to each and every one of you that has supported us over the last 20 years. We have a great 2016 planned, with the FSS 4.0 currently shipping and info on FSS 5.0 right around the corner!  In regard to memberships, some quick follow ups. If you are a member as of March 16th, 2016 you will be able to purchase the FSS 5.0. If your membership expires during the time period when the 4.0 or 5.0 are shipping, you STILL can pay the installments (if that is the option you selected) and you will receive all your figures as you normally would.

As far as concerns over auto renewals after March 16th. As we have said, we are not taking any new memberships after this date, so there are no auto renewals as there will be no memberships to renew. With less than 3 days left to sign up for the GIJCC though, don’t miss this last opportunity to be part of the Club that has been a part of G.I. Joe for 20 years! You can sign up HERE.

Finally, back to the very first point. Thank you! Thousands upon thousands of you have supported the Club over the years and right now, as of today, the GIJCC is as strong as it ever has been! That is because of all of you, your love for 12 inch G.I. Joe, the Real American Hero line and everything in-between! So many of you truly enjoy what the GIJCC offers and enjoy what we do and none of what we have done would have been possible without you. You are an amazing fan base and thanks to all of you who continue to have an important impact on the hobby! You all are what makes this fun to do!” —The GIjOE Collector’s Club

Bottom Line: We want to thank Brian Savage and all of his wonderful staff for the many years of superb service they’ve provided to fans and collectors of GIjOE and GIjOE-related action figures. Our sincerest and best wishes to all of them in all of their future endeavors. Go, GIjCC!

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4 thoughts on “Bummer!———It’s Official: The G.I. Joe Collector’s Club Is “Not Taking Any New Memberships”

  1. Keith Davis says:

    Last one out, turn off the lights, and lock the door behind you.

  2. Greg "ACTIONman" Eaton says:

    This is extremely sad news. But the good news is that we can still enjoy our hobby the way we did we did as kids; no club, no special Club issue items, just a bunch of friends enjoying/playing with our Joes.

  3. Sean Huxter says:

    To the Club. Brian and the rest:

    If for nothing else, though the whole of its contribution is staggering, thanks for just the Spy Island convention set; THE most AT set you ever did!

    But I also have almost all the other AT sets and all of the club AT and freebie figures.

    What you have managed to do for us should make Hasbro hang its head in shame. Yes, they helped you but they should have done so much more.

    So sad it has to end.

  4. It’s our guess they’ll keep their website’s “store” section open throughout 2017 (for as long as it takes to sell everything off). But who knows? We’ll see…

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