Dhalsim (1993)

Yoga fire! Dhalsim is certainly unique among GI Joe figures, and yes this is a GI Joe figure, at least in terms of official branding. Just check out the smallish logo on the packaging. I was all-in for the StreetFighter figures, particularly the characters made up of entirely new parts. While others like Ryu and Ken were disappointing, others were

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Blowtorch Blowout: Part 3

By Past Nastification The modern era has given us new versions of Blowtorch. The first, from 2009, is a modern interpretation of the classic 1984 design. It’s packed with detail and sculpting. Plus extra gear that would indicate Blowtorch has some cross-training as a firefighter, which makes sense. Like many modern era figures, the added articulation doesn’t mean that the

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HasCon Report: Part 2

By Flag Points Dave Saturday morning came early, but I was ready. I was so pumped to be around the designers in the area that was set up to pay tribute to Joe, I hardly realized that there was a showroom floor. As a matter of fact, I didn’t go there until the afternoon. The area outside of the main

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Playmobil Wolf

By Past Nastification 1:18 GI Joe has done a good job of representing the genus Canis starting with 1984’s Junkard. Timber, Order, Sandstorm, Lamont, New Sculpt Junkyard, Modern Era Timber, and ME Order followed. These molds were sometimes used to represent different or new animal characters. Sandstorm stood in for Timber once, Timber became one of Kwinn’s sled dogs, and

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