At the International G.I. Joe Convention, Grown Men Play With Little Dolls

Angela C. Bond
The Pitch | September 8, 2009
Most of the attendees are male, large, and loyal to either the 12-inch original toys or the 3-3/4-inch figurines based on the cartoon characters. A slight edge goes to the cartoon fans, who tend to be younger and single, with more disposable income.

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