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Crimson Invasor

  After the initial deluge of Cobra Troopers, The Black Major branched off into figures based upon the South American exclusive Cobra Invasor and Cobra Mortal figures, while not quitethe army building phenomenon of the Trooper, it was a very … Continue reading

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Copperhead

  G.I. Joe is a line where when they nailed a figure, no matter how niche a specialty they may have, people will find a use for them. Copperhead, the Water Moccasin pilot is one of those figures. He’s bright, … Continue reading

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Mutt

Everybody had a figure that was their ultimate hero/villain. For me, it was Mutt, there was something about the figure and the character that really did it for me. He was armed to the teeth, had a mean dog, and … Continue reading

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Short Fuse

Perhaps the biggest criticism of the 1982 G.I. Joe line, was how similar everyone looked. On the surface that does appear to be the case, but there are nuances between figures that tend to override that opinion the second you … Continue reading

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S.N.A.K.E. Armor

The early G.I. Joe line had numerous accessories that weren’t quite vehicles, but were supposed to work in conjunction with the figures, in a similar manner. Some are really only useful for display or dioramas, like the Mortar Defence or … Continue reading

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1983 Major Bludd

  One of the more popular Cobra Command characters is Major Bludd. I’ve always noticed Cobras with exposed faces are generally the least likely to be used, but Major Bludd somehow manages to get past that, and he’s usually one … Continue reading

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Red Laser’s Army Bombardier

For years there was the “Mystery Figure”, a yellow and grey Flash repaint, most people assumed was Action Force related. Turns out, he was indeed and would’ve been a member of a team that got axed. I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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