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A Real American Hero Season 3 opening

The original Sunbow GI Joe cartoon ended after GI Joe: The Movie in 1987, and the rights weren't picked up by DIC Entertainment until 1989. Since the cartoons tended to focus on characters and vehicles that were new, that left … Continue reading

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Action Force: Sgt. Slaughter review

As mentioned, the bio in today's GI Joe Classified Sgt. Slaughter review was not actually about that figure; we took it from the back of this toy's box. Fortunately, that was only the first half; here's the second: And now, … Continue reading

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The original GI Joe Classified Storm Shadow design

As mentioned in today's Storm Shadow review, Hasbro had plans for something new, until they decided to absorb the dumb complaints of a minority who fear change - after all, why do anything to draw in new fans when you … Continue reading

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GI Zoo

As brought up in today's review, here, arranged by year of release, are all the classic Joes who had animal companions: Mutt with Junkyard the rottweiler Spirit with Freedom the eagle Shipwreck with Polly the parrot Snake-Eyes with Timber the … Continue reading

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Meet Gar-Tan

Want a little more something from Studio Series Junkheap? Reprolabels... sorry, they're "Toyhax" now. Toyhax has you covered! And now, some more OAFEry:yo - Joes! Another suitably '80s altmode for Soundwave Mega Man vs. Starscream Transformers BotBots Tricitrustops and Trisourtops … Continue reading

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GI Joe gets even worse

Who is in charge of the GI Joe brand at Hasbro right now, and why do they keep going in the wrong damn direction? Last week yo complained about how the new Classified Series figures are just copying the 1980s … Continue reading

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GI Joe Classified B.A.T addendum

According to yo in today's review, the Classified Series Battle Android Trooper is a disappointment, because it looks too much like the vintage figure. What could have been done to make it a better toy? Let's look. And now, some … Continue reading

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At ease, disease! Sgt. Slaughter has re-enlisted!

Bob Remus has apparently signed a multi-year deal with Hasbro that will see the beloved Sgt. Slaughter return to the GI Joe brand, including appearing in the Classified line. According to the Sarge himself, the WWF's refusal to let him … Continue reading

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US Space Force addendum

So what makes Amazo Toy's Space Force action figures so cool? And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - June '13 Kwinn the Eskimo addendum Flippin' Through Previews - December '08 The Shang-Chi/GI Joe connection Rustin's Spoils of the Week … Continue reading

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The (Wo)man Without Fear

Today's Gung-Ho review brought this oddity to mind: https://thefloatingstone.tumblr.com/post/687749655972462592/hawkeyedflame-ottermatopoeia-absolxguardian And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe Movie Watch: A study of Scarlett GI Joe Kre-O Ripper review The Village People as GI Joes Fight for freedom, wherever there's trouble Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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