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Operation: Recall – Legendary Creators Back on Active Duty!

A project in Southern Pines, NC by Robert Carson Mataxis

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Together, we will create all new action figures using the battle-tested techniques and processes of these legendary creators!
Backers: 1225
Average Pledge Per Backer: $339

Funded: $414,971 of $120,000
Dates: Jul 6th -> Aug 7th (33 days)
Project By: Robert Carson Mataxis
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Latest News

Correction: six figures in six days! Join us tonight at 8pm for "THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!"

August 7th - via:
Operation: Recall recruits, we are STILL rolling! We busted through $240k to unlock Clanker and Tank and Midnight Ops Retelo on the 2nd, Great Whites were unlocked on the 5th, Runback + PAC-DOG were unlocked on the 6th, and now Bengal and... (Read More)

Five figures in six days? Amazing! Join us tonight at 8pm for "THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!"

August 7th - via:
Operation: Recall recruits, we are STILL rolling! We busted through $240k to unlock Clanker and Tank and Midnight Ops Retelo on the 2nd, Great Whites were unlocked on the 5th, Runback + PAC-DOG were unlocked on the 6th, and now Bengal is unlocked! ... (Read More)

Four figures in five days? We are rolling! What comes next?

August 6th - via:
Operation: Recall recruits, we are rolling!  Runback and Supply Chain by Scott Brown We busted through $240k to unlock Clanker and Tank and Midnight Ops Retelo on the 2nd, Great Whites were unlocked yesterday, and now Runback + PAC-DOG are unlocked!... (Read More)

Operation: Recall action figures are a true taste of nostalgia

August 6th - via:
The team at 3D Joes has gathered together a who’s-who of former G.I. Joe creatives to produce new figures for a line called Operation: Recall. The new figures all come from fan suggestions and were chosen by the team working on them. They took those simple fan designs through all the steps they would have back in the day and now have 18 new figures ready to produce, and even one repaint as a special bonus. (Read More)

Top 4 poll results / General Mortífero preproduction tiers available now!

August 5th - via:
218 of you voted for your top 4 remaining figures. Great Whites held their ground and were unlocked today. Runback was the big winner, moving from 17th to 12th. Bengal fell one spot to 13. The Unknown fell one spot to 14. Night Raid fell one spot to... (Read More)

Great Whites UNCHAINED! / VOTE for your top 4!

August 5th - via:
Great Whites are unlocked!  This awesome concept is courtesy of Raymond Theiss. Congrats Raymond!   Mark Pennington will be leading design for this Enemy Underwater Trooper, with Kirk Bozigian reviewing. We anticipate sculpting several heads for... (Read More)

And now, a musical interlude....

August 4th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Operation: Recall theme song by Stephen “Badcore” Loveday (lyrics and vocals), Robert-James Kairua (backing vocals),  Bahador Borhani... (Read More)

And then there were TEN! / The return of Supply Chain / Introducing General Mortífero / VOTE for your top 4!

August 2nd - via:
We did it!  We busted right through $240k and unlocked Clanker and Tank and Midnight Ops Retelo! Clanker is a Wilderness Survival Specialist and his companion Tank is a genetically modified Galapagos Tortoise. Mark Pennington will be leading design... (Read More)

All-in for the win / Midnight Ops Retelo update!

July 26th - via:
Go all-in for the win!  To date, 626 backers have pledged $221,188 to bring Operation: Recall to fruition!  We've unlocked 8 figures, and we're $19k from unlocking TWO more. You all are amazing. Together, we are going to make this happen!  As... (Read More)

Let's talk about a man and his turtle

July 23rd - via:
First I want to say thank you ALL for everything you are doing to help build Operation: Recall!  This campaign has been amazing due in large part to all of the musicians, writers, artists and podcasters dedicating their talents to helping grow this... (Read More)

Bear Claw is unlocked / New pledge tiers / A BIG announcement!

July 21st - via:
We hear you.  Several of you wanted to customize your orders beyond what the pledge tiers allowed. To that end, we've created thee new Tiers: Pick 4, Pick 6, and Pick 8!  Pick 4  costs $110, which breaks down to $27.50 per figure (the same cost as... (Read More)

Breacher ideation update!

July 21st - via:
Hello backers, as previously announced, the creative team is beginning ideation on the Wave 1 and 2 characters!  Mark Pennington is working on Breacher first. Ron Rudat is working on Sol Eagle Guerrero. I wanted to quickly share a bunch of Breacher... (Read More)

We hear you!

July 17th - via:
Several of you have asked for an easier way to track the progress of the campaign (other than to scroll down in the story to see what's unlocked).  The key project image has been updated to include a progress meter which shows our march toward 19... (Read More)

SHHHH! We've unlocked another figure, let's celebrate with some art!

July 14th - via:
Last update we introduced you to the Operation: Recall creative team.  If you missed that update, please watch the video! I've shared this video with the team and they are loving the comments. Click the image below to jump to YouTube and leave them... (Read More)

Meet the legendary Operation: Recall creative team!

July 12th - via:
The Operation: Recall creative team is thrilled to know this campaign is going so well. Over 500 of you have signed up to say "YES, we want YOU back on Active Duty!"  They hear you, and they are thrilled.  Ron Rudat, Mark Pennington, and Kirk... (Read More)

Los Castigadores UNLOCKED // Troop Builder Add-ons // FREE SHIPPING for Add-ons!

July 7th - via:
We are rolling!  We just blew through $150,000 and unlocked Los Castigadores. I predict they will be a very popular troop builder!  Congratulations to Chris Scott, the concept creator of El Castigador. His awesome magfed paintball gear sparked our... (Read More)

12 Hours?!

July 7th - via:
You did it!  You all just blew through the $120,000 initial goal ON DAY 1! We launched just after 10am EST, and funded just after 10pm EST. You all have guaranteed that 5 figures (Wave 1 and Retelo) will be produced! I cannot thank you enough. We... (Read More)

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