Category Archives: Reviews

Shadow Tracker (2018 Red Laser’s Army)

G.I. Joe’s modern error didn’t provide much in the way of memorable new characters, which is reasonable for a thing that was a nostalgia based exercise. There were a few new characters, though, most of them were dudes wearing balaclavas, … Continue reading

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Ripper

  As G.I. Joe progressed, more and more aspects that weren’t quite STRICT MILITARY REALISM, found there way into the line. The first major aspect was the Dreadnoks, a biker gang that hung around with Zartan and worked for COBRA … Continue reading

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1985 Quick Kick

Guess what? The Attica Gazette hiatus I didn’t tell anyone about, is probably over! A while back I found a real beat-up, yet complete Quick Kick figure, so I bought it. I hadn’t purchased a vintage G.I. Joe figure in … Continue reading

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Tiger Force Tripwire

Today’s profile is part of a collaborative effort with Forgotten Figures and The Dragon Fortress┬áthat’s also why it’s on a Tuesday, as Mike T. is the elder statesmen! Thanks again to those guys for agreeing to my idea, and for … Continue reading

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Red Laser’s Army “General”

In the Marvel Comic Book, my favourite overall storyline runs between issues #12 and #18. The story doesn’t drag, there’s just enough going on for everyone to have something to do, and by the end, there’s some actual resolutions. In … Continue reading

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Tiger Force Duke

The Tiger Force sub team was Hasbro’s first foray into mass retail repaints. Prior to that it’d either been vehicle drivers or Mission To Brazil. Looking at Tiger Force’s character selection, the figures who happened to be major players in … Continue reading

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1989 COBRA Devastator

The 1989 Battlefield Robots are things I don’t remember seeing anywhere online, even when they were available from Funskool. Hell, Yo Joe! still uses catalog images for their pages in the archives. They look to be the late 80s equivalent … Continue reading

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