Munitia (2009)

By Past Nastification Munita was a delayed figure that ended up being released as a Direct to Consumer figure through the GI Joe Collectors’ Club. Maybe because of the delay, or maybe because Hasbro had moved on to the 25th Anniversary style figures at retail, Munitia just didn’t catch on. The character was intended to be a ruthless bounty hunter,

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Battleground Art: Mutt & Junkyard

The GI Joe Battleground mobile app was a treasure trove of character art, and it spanned all the various eras of the Real American Hero series. Case in point is this DTC version of Mutt & Junkyard. While I still think the original release of the figure is one of the greats, I also enjoyed seeing another interpretation in the

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Mega-Vipers (1993)

Is there anything more beautiful than an unabashedly crazy toy? I think not. It’s hard to fathom that this figure originated from the same toy line as 1983 Stalker, but here it is. I’m fine with it, as I’m fine with any number of nutty concepts that came along during the course of Joe’s 80s-90s run. Maybe this is the

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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 v2 probably in 1989 and never looked back. I think had my vintage Tiger Force Flint for probably just as long. Truthfully, the only figure I can recall purposefully updating

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Major Bludd (1983)

Sebastian Bludd, arguably the most self-serving and cold blooded of Cobra’s operatives, has been a go-to bad guy within my Joeverse since the early 80s. My memory of getting this figure goes back to Christmas 1983. My mom was a frequent catalog shopper, and my wish list was easily fulfilled by Wards, Sears and JC Penney. Bludd was available in

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