Posts tagged Pursuit of Cobra
Among the many cool things the Pursuit of Cobra line accomplished, it improved on a few figures released as part of the 25th anniversary assortments. Blowtorch really isn’t all that new, but he incorporates some small details that make the figure stand out from its previous version.
When this More >
Christmas of 1983 still stands as one of my best GI Joe memories. That year, I received almost all of the 1983 figures, plus the incredibly cool (even though it was essentially cardboard) Cobra Missile Command Headquarters. Included in this haul was a three pack that included Snow Job, who quickly More >
Yesterday I covered a modern interpretation of a classic Cobra trooper, one that wasn’t a direct copy of an old figure into the modern aesthetic. Today’s figure goes a different route towards remaking something that came before.
The Alley Viper of 1989 was an odd duck, to say the least. Not a bad More >
I’ve generally not been impressed by the modern driver figures. Many have been repaints and parts swaps of existing figures, with new heads thrown in here and there. That’s a far cry from the 80′s and 90′s, when most drivers were all new molds, and exclusive to their vehicles. Exclusivity and More >
Imagine making the Steel Brigade cool. I wouldn’t have thought the old create your own Joe figure to be high on Hasbro’s make list, but obviously someone had a soft spot for the old mail-in. The figure has been done in a way that pays homage to the original while putting a bit of a new spin on More >
This Storm Shadow seems like he comes from an amalgamation of the GI Joe universe and Prince of Persia. Or maybe it’s Elseworlds Storm Shadow. Wait, has that been done yet? You know, setting the GI Joe vs. Cobra story in a distant historic period? If not, IDW should try it. Why not, they’ve More >