Category: J

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The Joy of Joe Available Now

A new GI Joe related book is available via Amazon, featuring thirty essays by Joe fans of all stripes, from authors, artists, collectors and more. Edited by and featuring an essay by new pulp...

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The Power of Packaging: 1987 Jinx

It’s International Women’s Day, and you don’t have to look far in the GI Joe mythos to find characterizations of strong and capable women. Scarlett, Lady Jaye, Cover Girl, and Jinx were on equal...

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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 Mutt and Spirit, respectively,...

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Justice (1997 Bronze Bombers) 

Determining just who’s who among the helmetless Bronze Bombers of 1997 is tricky business. The small head shots on the file cards don’t always help with this, either. I’ve found that identifying the hair...

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Jeff (Fisher-Price Adventure People)

By Past Nastification The Adventure People predated GI Joe’s A Real American Hero 1982 rollout by several years. They provided great “civilian” figures for the Joes to rescue. As best I can find, this...

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Jungle Viper (2005)

The Jungle Viper from 2005 was released as part of the– “Hey Rob, you already covered a Jungle Viper a couple weeks ago.” Yes, I did. “So you’re running out of ideas for subjects,...

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Jet Pack Trooper (2013 Kre-O)

The Jet Pack Trooper was one of my favorite new Cobra troop types introduced in the 25th Anniversary line. This Kre-O version, introduced in the third wave of blind bag figures, exploits one of...

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Jungle Viper (2005)

Remember when the yearly club exclusive figure was something you didn’t really give two Flints about? Consider this final club year’s offerings of Mike Power and Pythona against the first Jungle Viper. How far...