Blood for the Baron 9th Anniversary

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    Blood for the Baron 9th Anniversary

    I thought you fellow Joe fans might be interested in this......... Happy Birthday Blood for the Baron.


    Can you believe it's been nine whole years of BFTB? More importantly, can you believe the momentum is still growing? This is the craziest time to be an Action Force fan in decades!

    In two very short weeks we have the incredible Roll Out Roll Call 3 convention! Special guests include none other then GI Joe comics guru Larry Hama in his first UK public appearance! The same goes for Robert Atkins, fresh from the GI Joe Snake Eyes comic for IDW! Balanced neatly by the legendary Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman of Marvel UK's Action Force and Transformers comics fame. Also, don't be surprised if you run into the guys from the GI Joe RAHC Guide and What's on Joe Mind podcasts! Book your tickets now! This spectacular two-day event will feature special guests, presentations, dealers and of course convention exclusives!

    I am extremely proud to announce my contribution to the event, Baron Ironblood 2012. A tribute to the original Action Force Baron Ironblood figure. Supplied with a double-sided map, MP7 with three removable accessories, figure stand, resealable clamshell and reversible filecard. There are only 100 being made so don't miss out!

    Also available will be the fantastic Action Force - 30th Anniversary Commemorative Special. This A4, 100-page retrospective contains the entire Action Force story from the very beginning to the present day. A must-have for any serious Action Force collector! There are only 100 copies being printed!

    And let's not forget the repro Black Major codebooks! Essential for anyone who owns the Vacation in the Shadows boxset or as a replacement for the original Black Major! Created for BFTB by The War Department, 10% of all sales are very kindly being donated towards the site upkeep. By sheer coincidence, today I received this fantastic Red Shadows font from a forum member! Now we can all send messages in code! Best birthday present ever!! Thank you, Chad!

    Action Man finally comes home to BFTB with his very own set of archives! We still need lots more scans and info to complete the comic collection but for now, there are loads of new comics for you to enjoy! The entire BFTB archive format has been rewritten and navigation is now even easier. The Toys, Comics, Customs, Dioramas, Fanfic and Muton World Tour archives have all expanded. The Toys archive now boasts alphabetical and chronological indexes while the Comics archives are now fully downloadable in PDF format, not to mention a new showcase gallery for the exclusive BFTB Action Force comics printed by Rising Sun! I also thought it was high time that the monthly winners of our Custom Competition had their own showcase gallery too. Check them out!

    There's more. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, the ever-generous Rene Andersen of ACTION-FORCE.DK very kindly helped me to create a diorama. His amazing photographs can be seen in the BFTB adventure Operation: Red Tide! See what happens when the Red Shadows fall upon the most powerful warship in the known world in the midst of a pitched battle between Action Force and Cobra!

    Also up for your enjoyment is the fanfic Codename: Bombardier. Featuring knockout art by John O' Hagan, this dark tale features the very first mission for the Black Major! Find out not only what happened to the original Action Force but how and where Baron Ironblood gained his fearsome technology. Starring the members of the lost Action Force team, Special Weapons Force!

    And if by any chance you're still not satisfied, may I heartily recommend the Action Farce lunacy from Alan Schell? It's an absolute gem, chock full of mayhem, mania and Mutons! Images courtesy of The Internet Comics. Operation: Red Tide, Codename:Bombardier and Action Farce are all included in the Action Force - 30th Anniversary Commemorative Special.

    And just to set things off nicely, there is an incredible new piece of artwork gracing the homepage. Hats off to Flavio Silvestri for truly capturing the essence of Blood For The Baron!!

    Why are you still here? Come and join the party! Remember, Roll Out Roll Call 3 is only two weeks away and you do not want to miss this event!

    Thank you for nine truly amazing years, the best is yet to come.

    "People don't like to be meddled with. We tell them what to do, what to think, don't run, don't walk. We're in their homes and in their heads and we haven't the right. We're meddlesome."

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    I like the Blood For The Baron forum but I signed up for it quite some time ago and never got an email or anything allowing me to post on the forums.
    Last edited by sirt8669; 02-29-2012 at 10:52 AM.

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    Just email Jim (guy who runs the site) or i can ask him to help you out.

    its a great site

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    It is a decent site, I have Been a member for a few years.

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    Operation Red Tide is also available on my site now, hope you all like it

    Link: Operation Red Tide

    Best Regards

    Check out if you want to see my GI Joe/Action Force collection
    YoJoe Collection Profile:
    Flickr Account:[email protected]/

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    Still waiting for the commemorative official figure to be invented; too lazy to do anything about it.

    Time to go back and dig out the old BFTB online comix, somewhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnKnownSnowTrooper View Post
    Just email Jim (guy who runs the site) or i can ask him to help you out.

    its a great site
    Actually did that a while back when I signed up and never received an email back. Guess I am not meant to be apart of that forum lol

    I was just checking the board and there is no registration link any more. I have never been a member so when I checked the faq, says this

    Why can’t I register?
    It is possible the website owner has banned your IP address or disallowed the username you are attempting to register. The website owner could have also disabled registration to prevent new visitors from signing up. Contact a board administrator for assistance.
    I have never been banned from any board ever so I don't think that is the issue and I have contacted a board admin but never got a reply. Oh well, guess they aren't accepting new members.

    Just sent another email.
    Last edited by sirt8669; 03-03-2012 at 08:21 PM.

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    show me a pm with your email and ill uave jim email you and see if he can help you out

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    Finally got an email and I am finally a member! Thanks Travis and Jim!
    Last edited by sirt8669; 03-07-2012 at 05:12 PM.

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    Good to hear, certainly the friendliest crowd you will find on the net over at BFTB.
    "People don't like to be meddled with. We tell them what to do, what to think, don't run, don't walk. We're in their homes and in their heads and we haven't the right. We're meddlesome."


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