• Firefly Unofficial Minifigure

    If there’s one GI Joe character I’m interested in seeing within any iteration of the toys, it’s Firefly. His design just seems to translate nicely to whatever format comes along.

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  • 30th Anniversary Skystriker and Ace

    By KansasBrawler As a kid, I was always more about the figures than the vehicles for the most part and that trend has continued through to the modern stuff. The

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  • Jungle Mission: Part 3

    By Flag Points Don

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  • The Power of Packaging: Cobra Flight Pod

    I make a lot of bones about the quality of GI Joe packaging from the 60s through the 90s. The 2000s relaunched series had its share of interesting marketing material,

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  • Summit Challenge (1999 Action Man)

    If you’re into the twelve inch scale, and have an interest in unusual figures and accessories, the 90s Action Man range may be worth a look. I’ve been picking up

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    Agent Scarlett (2002)

    Many of our familiar friends from the 80s ended up with extra name descriptors during the post-ARAH years. From Agent Scarlett to Sgt. Stalker, the Joes had to adapt to

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  • Rom (2017)

    When I covered the original Rom toy a couple years ago as part of my phoney-baloney April Fools Day posts, I never imagined there would be another action figure version

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  • SDCC Scarlett and Powerglide

    By KansasBrawler I love G.I. Joe and while Transformers was more KansasBrother’s thing, I always thought they were pretty cool. However, despite Hasbro controlling both brands, at least in America,

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  • Coloring Time: The Wolverine

    Bust out those crayons again, kids. This ain’t no adult coloring book page, it’s a blast from the past. Make sure your green isn’t worn down too far, as you’re

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  • The Power of Packaging: 1984 Duke

    Love or hate Duke, you can’t help but admire a nicely done 80s Joe cardback. Some might say this should have been an action shot like his team mates, but

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  • 2017 Lanard Warehouse Sale

    Hard to believe it’s that time of the year, when the holiday rolls around and the local Lanard warehouse opens its doors to the public. This year featured the usual

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  • 1991 Mercer

    By KansasBrawler As a kid, I tended to avoid remakes of figures I already had if my original figure was still in good condition. I got my vintage Storm Shadow

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  • Storm Shadow Unofficial Minifigure

    Continuing coverage of the recent (and unexpected) releases of Chinese knockoff GI Joe minifigures, we’ve got everyone’s favorite Cobra ninja. I’m still amazed that these things exist, and wonder just

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  • Martin Jordan (2011 Green Lantern)

    By Past Nastification Green Lantern wasn’t a bad movie, or a good one, although my opinion of it went up after the unnecessarily destruction-rific Man of Steel and dreary Superman

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  • Heavy Duty (2004)

    Heavy Duty has been saddled with the label of Replacement Roadblock for some time. I’ve never thought of him in that way. My initial introduction to the character came from

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  • Comic Pack Duke (25th Anniversary)

    By KansasBrawler It’s taken me a while, but I now finally get to talk about something unusual from the 25th Anniversary line: a Duke figure that I didn’t regret getting.

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  • Mummy Mask and Metal Hawk (Power Commandos)

    It’s not often that a turkey of an action figure, particularly one of the knock-off variety, transcends its own weirdness and circles back around to being cool. It’s also rare

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  • Rex “The Doctor” Lewis

    By KansasBrawler I know a lot of people weren’t totally sold on Rise of Cobra’s interpretation of Cobra Commander. From an action figure standpoint, I’m right along with you. That

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  • Junkyard (1984)

    By Past Nastification Junkyard and Freedom are the First Animals of ARAH GI Joe. Introduced in 1984, they were Hasbro’s first non-human figures in the line. As animal companions/accessories to

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  • The Power of Packaging: 1986 Zarana

    It’s a bonus Nice Pants Week mashup with Power of Packaging! Zarana’s pants have always fascinated and confused me. Now before you think I’m some kind of weirdo, I don’t

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