Night Watch Assault Trooper

By KansasBrawler I’ve never been much of an army-builder. I’ve never really seen the point of assembling large quantities of identical looking figures. Intellectually, I understand the appeal…there have been some great shots in Joe dio-stories of massive groups of all the Cobra specialties being addressed by Cobra Commander before his big scheme takes off. Rob’s army-building post from a

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Resolute Scarlett

By KansasBrawler I know Hasbro always takes a lot of grief from fans (myself included) for so vehemently sticking behind their “girl figures don’t sell” line when we question their decisions to make sought-after female characters like Zarana and Jinx convention exclusives. Unfortunately, for me, Resolute Scarlett does kind of prove their point. I really wanted to like this figure.

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Land Adventurer (2006)

When GI Joe transitioned to the Adventure Team, Hasbro maintained the basic figures’ breakdown into what previously represented the four main armed services. The army, navy, air force and Marines were reconfigured into a less overtly militaristic organization. In what surely must have been a cost-cutting move, the four main figures retained their original uniforms. The Land Adventurer then would

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Pathfinder (2004)

Pathfinder found his path to the modern GI Joe releases twice in the early 2000s. he was included first with the 2001 AWE Striker sans weapons. I assume he was chosen due to his uniform, as its nicely nondescript when given a subdued paint job. I do miss the orange and green camp however. No nice pants this time around.

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Jodie “Shooter” Craig (2016)

Shooter makes it to action figure form for the first time since her obscured one-panel cameo appearance in Marvel GI Joe issue #1, and ten years after her full reveal in the pages of the Devil’s due GI Joe Declassified mini-series. This figure’s file card doesn’t hint at her historic importance as one of the original team members who participated

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