Monthly Archives: January 2020

1984 Roadblock

The telling thing about the popularity of Roadblock, is the fact that he’s likely the most memorable character from the 1984 line. That year had Duke, Storm Shadow and Zartan. Few characters held the same popularity in both the Comic … Continue reading

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1987 Techno Viper

It’s wasn’t until 2019 where I actually purchased my first Techno Viper, the funniest thing about this figure, is it’s the first time I’d ever actually seen one in person. Mike T once said to me “You’ve got an Estrela Flash, but … Continue reading

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1984 Storm Shadow

The 1984 Storm Shadow is probably the most iconic G.I. Joe of them all. He looks cool as hell, and might have been a real driving force for the Ninja Craze of the 1980s. His design is timeless, and this … Continue reading

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Great Moments In G.I. Joe History

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2009 Snowjob

In a way, it’s kind of fitting that the final Hasbro 3 3/4″ O-Ring G.I. Joe was Snowjob, because that’s exactly what a lot of what was aimed at collectors by Hasbro was. The Past & Present 2 pack was … Continue reading

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He Maintains A Luxurious Lifestyle Around The World

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Perhaps There Is No Moral. Just A Bunch Of Stuff Happened

2010-2019 was not a good decade for G.I. Joe. The line faced issues on many fronts, it died at retail, more than once. G.I. Joe’s strongest retail partner, Toys R Us, went under. It had a spectacular failure of a … Continue reading

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