Zartan? I don’t know any Zartan! You could have fooled me, buddy, because you sure look like him. Well, kind of, anyway. And hey, where’s the box o’ junk?! Now that I think about it, this is one half-arsed Zartan. Yet I can’t seem to look away…
Regardless of how you feel about the 2000′s era 12 More >
Is this really meant to be Duke? I think that name must have just been plastered on, since every Joe assortment seems to need at least one Duke and Snake Eyes. But then again, what do I know?
That’s not to say it’s a bad figure. I’ve been wanting more of the 82-83 style Joes to show up wearing the More >
General Mayhem, released as part of 2005′s convention set, ties in nicely to the 2012 Oktober Guard vs. Iron Grenadiers convention theme. He’s a part of the Grenadiers, obviously, but also has a background in the Russian special forces.
If there was ever an example of the difference some extra More >
I’ve thought that most of the JoeCon parachute drop figures from have been hit or miss. There have been some real disappointments, like the Jungle Viper and Prison Uniform Flint, but also a few that I kind of enjoy, like the Sky BAT and Air-Viper. But 2009′s Crimson Guard stands out as my More >
Black Dragon was a spy warlord, the leader of a new faction introduced in the 2003 con set. Though it was the second set after the legendary Crimson Strike Team, this one seemed to set the standard for the future. Featuring a small squad of Joes battling a Cobra leader and his forces, it introduced More >
I may not be at JoeCon, but that won’t stop me from remembering past sets. I’ll try not to be too much of an old curmudgeon.
Time and again its been said about many a 90′s figure: repaint this guy in a decent color and you’ll get a great figure. The Collectors Club was doing just that with some More >
Doesn’t look quite so special, does he? Not considering the figure came with a grand total of none of its original accessories. But hey, at least we got a flare gun, which I suppose he can use to call for help when he realizes he’s at sea without his breathing apparatus, flippers or water sled. More >
When I happened upon the Adventures of GI Joe 2010 series, some of which I remember seeing during their time of release in the late 90′s, I was intrigued by the look and the audacity of the concept, but my interest was never piqued enough to More >
Battle Helmet Cobra Commander. Bumper Face. Rust Breath.
While I find the original Cobra Commander figure to be the iconic portrayal of the character, I’ve always wanted to have him more closely resemble his cartoon version. Though the RAH line only gave us one battle helmeted Commander, the lines More >
One winter morning before Snake Eyes ventured out into the woods to stalk some game (like you do when you’re a ninja living in a remote mountain cabin) Scarlett called to him, “Snake Eyes, honey, be sure to bundle up, or you’ll catch your death a cold.” Boy, did he ever take her seriously. Snakes More >