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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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1985 Snake Eyes

I doubt there is a better example of a character’s portrayal in the various G.I. Joe media making a figure popular, than that of the 1985 Snake Eyes. This is a figure that has ALWAYS been an expensive and sought … Continue reading

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2004 Storm Shadow

The G.I. Joe revival of the early 2000s began to sputter out by mid-late 2004. Hasbro peaked the line with the 2004 TRU COBRA Infantry 6-pack, and after that Hasbro’s ARAH offerings fell into a pit of mediocrity, where even … Continue reading

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Fast Draw

Perhaps the strangest year for the G.I. Joe line, was 1987. From a design perspective, Hasbro managed to both progress and regress at the same time. Hasbro’s 1986 series was a major shake-up to G.I. Joe, as pretty much everything … Continue reading

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Buzzer

The Dreadnoks are one of the most love or hate concepts in G.I. Joe. For such a high-concept idea, the Noks almost seemed like an excuse to throw references and homages to things that would otherwise be impossible to add … Continue reading

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Convention Rip It

I wasn’t planning on writing this figure review, until the G.I. Joe club gave me the inspiration, via their latest fiasco; Sgt. Smasher. It’s nice to see that 10 years later, they’re still doing dumb things. Back in 2007, there … Continue reading

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