Monthly Archives: April 2020

1986 Beach Head

The prevailing opinion of a figure’s quality tends to hinge on the popularity of the figure a lot more, than people are willing to admit. High quality figures can be scrutinized very severely if it’s not a popular figure or … Continue reading

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1983 Wild Bill

Some characters are better than their figures. Wild Bill is one of those, as his 1983 figure isn’t a bad figure, per-se, as the sculpting with the details like the belt buckle and six guns that are central to the … Continue reading

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Very Little Is Known Of His Background And Origins

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2004 Urban Division Scrap Iron

Scrap Iron was one of the early COBRA Operatives, that didn’t get revisited at any point for 20 years, so because of that in the early 2000s people began clamouring for the character.  When Hasbro did a mold swap with … Continue reading

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Great Moments In G.I. Joe History

  Apparently the love child of the Trouble Bubble and the Skyhawk was conceived in 1980!

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2004 Night Watch Officer

Army building is a phenomenon, that I participate in, and understand, but I also feel that it can be one of the worst facets of collecting, just due to it’s ability to lead to competition, showing off and obsessiveness. Toy … Continue reading

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He simply felt that somebody had to do it.

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2000 Snake Eyes

Twenty years have gone by since G.I. Joe figures, released as the “A Real American Hero Collection” were released. These figures have gone through various levels of appreciation by collectors, from the early days where they were heralded as G.I. … Continue reading

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