GI JOE The Complete Series In Stores 11/10

This November 10, 2009, the action explodes onto DVD as the epic adventures of the original action hero arrive in stores nationwide in the ultimate collector’s set.  Witness their fight for freedom as the G.I. JOE team faces off against the venomous COBRA organization and their bid to rule the world.  For the first time ever, fans can own the complete series of the original animated television show that was a pop-culture phenomenon for  a generation of kids in the 1980’s.

Now you can relive the original animated adventures of DUKE, SCARLETT, SNAKE EYES, FLINT, LADY JAYE and the rest of the team with G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero The Complete Series limited-edition collector’s set from Shout! Factory in collaboration with Hasbro.

Loaded with over 36 hours of content, this 17-disc collector’s set of G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero contains all 95 episodes including the final episodes that have never been available on DVD until now, brand-new bonus features celebrating G.I. JOE’s rich history, a special collectible book, an exclusive 1-GB “Dog Tag” Flash Drive (USB 2.0) with G.I. JOE silent comics, and special Arashikage and Cobra Rub-on tattoos. All collected in a specially designed deluxe footlocker case. Plus, there is a special DVD place holder inside this case for the G.I. JOE original animated movie when it becomes available next year! A fan must-have for this holiday season, G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero The Complete Series limited-edition collector’s set is priced at $179.99 SRP.


  • Looking Back with writer Ron Friedman, Part One

  • Looking Back with writer Ron Friedman, Part Two

  • Looking Back with writer Ron Friedman, Part Three

  • “Knowing Is Half The Battle” PSAs

  • G.I. JOE’s Original 1963 Toy Fair presentation

  • Archival Hasbro toy commercials

  • Printable “Jungle Trap” Script

  • Every Day Heroes: The History of G.I. JOE

An in-depth and insightful look at the many lives of G.I. JOE, from action figures and play sets to comic books and animated series. Includes exclusive, brand-new interviews with those most responsible for the success of G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero

  • Men & Women of Action: Creating the G.I. JOE Animated Series

A look back at the development and production of G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero with members of the creative team and voice talent.

  • Voices of A Real American Hero

An unbelievable roundtable discussion with eight key members of the voice cast. Jack Angel (Wet Suit), Michael Bell (Duke), Gregg Berger (Spirit), Aurthur Burghardt (Destro), Corey Burton (Tomax), Richard Gautier (Serpentor), Neil Ross (Shipwreck), B.J. Ward (Scarlett).

  • Greenshirts: The G.I. JOE Fandom

An intimate look at those most touched by G.I. JOE: its legion of loyal fans.

  • Declassified: A Conversation With Larry Hama

An in-depth interview with the comic book writer most responsible for the unforgettable stories and characters of G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero.

  • Fan Material – Live-action fan film Battle For The Serpent Stone.


G. I. JOE is the code name for America’s daring highly-trained special missions force.  

Its purpose: to defend human freedom against COBRA, a ruthless organization determined to rule the world!

1n 1982 Hasbro made a bold statement when it launched its classic toy line of action heroes as an adventure-based team of unique characters, each with his – and her – own specialties.  And because it captured the imaginations and hearts of kids aspiring to make a difference in the world, G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero was an immediate success lasting over 25 incredible years.

Technical Information

Street Date:  November 10, 2009  

Rating: Not Rated

Packaging: deluxe footlocker case

Aspect Ratio: 4:3

Suggested Retail Price: $179.99

Running Time:  36.5 hours

Discs: 17