Lockdown (2007 Sigma 6)

If there’s one Sigma 6 figure who almost outshines Lt. Stone as my favorite, it’s Lockdown. Coming near the end of the grand experiment that was S6, he stands out for me as an ideal example of the line’s wonderfully toyetic appeal. First off, he scores points with me for being a brand new character. While I like to see

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Inferno (2007 Sigma 6)

You’re not looking at a long lost Rescue Heroes figure, it’s Inferno, a firefighting specialist from the end of the Sigma 6 series.¬†Actually, other than the obvious scale and style, there’s no Sigma 6 branding on the packaging, just the Real American Hero subtitle. The final assortments of the Sigma line were a problematic experience for me to find at

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Lt. Stone (2006 Sigma 6)

From the ridiculous to the sublime. After yesterday’s post covering one of the goofier Lanard CORPS! figures, I thought I’d return to Sigma 6, one of my favorite of the GI Joe offshoots. A lot has been said about the angst and hate that came about when the Sigma 6 concept was introduced. I recall at the time being intrigued

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Dark Ninja Master (2007)

Sigma 6–in the end, it should have been called Stigma 6. Sorry, couldn’t resist. The series came along just as it seemed like Hasbro was putting out some nicer product in the Valor vs. Venom and DTC lines. To some fans, the series couldn’t be seen as anything but Hasbro ‘killing’ the small Joes in favor of a more kid-friendly

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Snake Eyes (2007 Sigma 6 Commando)

Over the years, there have been great departures from the established style. Sgt. Savage and Extreme hit in the 90’s and were alternately dismissed and reviled. When Sigma 6 was announced in 2005, collectors were not exactly hurrying to jump on the bandwagon. It definitely wasn’t focused at them, and was designed with a kid friendly size and aesthetic. I

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