By KansasBrawler Growing up, I didn’t have a lot of exposure to Major Bludd. I vaguely remember him from the cartoon and KansasBrother had the Sonic Fighters version, but he
I’ve said this before: I’m a big fan of the 1994 assortments of GI Joe. To me, there’s a little something to appeal to different tastes within its offerings. If
I can’t believe I’ve been so remiss to not yet share the card art for Snow Job. He’s one of my (many) faves from 1983, and one of the reasons
In the 90s, Lanard Toys (makers of the GI Joe inspired series The CORPS!) produced an assortment of figures based around a futuristic athletic theme. To say it was high
Today is Haiku Poetry Day, so we’re turning things over to the Joe team’s preeminent ninja commando for a bit of the traditional 5-7-5 three-line prose. Take it away, Snakes.
Waitaminit. This is the Python Patrol officer? Isn’t this the Cobra Trooper mold? Did somebody mix up character names a la 4-LOM and Zuckuss? Or are we witnessing the first-ever
By Past Nastification I usually despise head-to-toe repaints (httr). Thankfully, this new sculpt figure has the arms of Barrel Roll added to the… everything else of the 2005 Rollbar, narrowly
By KansasBrawler I’ll admit, I was kind of torn on the Silent Strike set. I really liked the HISS, but I felt a little bored by the Skystriker. I already
Of all the 1986 figures, I think Low-Light is my favorite. Funny enough, I didn’t pick him up as a kid. Make no mistake, I really wanted to get him.
By Past Nastification Included as part of the 2007 GI Joe Collectors’ Club “Tanks for the Memories” convention set, this is Rock ‘n Roll. An original member of the GI
By Jason Royalty
By KansasBrawler Sometimes as a toy collector, you find you have to set rules for your collection so you don’t wind up breaking the bank in pursuit of your passion.
Battle Force 2000 needed an enemy as futuristically odd as they were, and Destro’s Iron Grenadiers obliged. The Joe line in 1988 was fully into sci-fi territory, and the vehicle
This mini-HISS tank and book set appeared suddenly a while back without a whole lot of fanfare, which is unusual these days. That’s not a complaint at all, in fact
By Past Nastification A few military themed toylines, such as Remco’s Sgt. Rock and Mego’s Eagle Force arrived just ahead of GI Joe A Real American Hero. Another toyline arriving
When I look at some of the new sculpt era figures in relation to where the small Joe figure style would go, I can see something of a progression. Now
Here at Shogun Daily, we like to peek into the behind the scenes of our favorite toy line from time to time. Like other popular properties from the 70s, the
By KansasBrawler I really liked Firefly in Retaliation but I’m still having a hard time figuring out what to make of the Ultimate Firefly figure. I think Hasbro made some
The title of this entry is a little unwieldy, no? However I thought it important to convey as much information about the figure as possible in the heading, as there’s
I’m back from vacation, and I’ve got a special feature. I spent some time interviewing Jim Beard, author of a Kindle Worlds GI Joe novella
The venerable vintage Tunnel Rat mold has seen release numerous times since its debut in 1987. It’s been Night Force (twice), a Sonic Fighter, Tiger
Ode to Air Raid Though your moniker may be Franklin Talltree, You don’t look much like Airborne to me, Was your name the result of
It’s Thanksgiving in the US, and that means a lot of us will be partaking of heaping helpings of turkey. I thought we’d pile on