Here's what "Mission Accepted" Duke would look like in a tan shirt, rather than yellow:
Better or the same?
Apparently Hasbro did at least consider a classic Duke, judging by this scrapped card art:
heartbreakingly unused Duke art for the #gijoe50thanniversary toy packaging. outfits swapped #art #comicart #GIJoe #toycollection #toy pic.twitter.com/iY3XWDhbZM
— Scott Cohn (@Scott_Cohn_Art) January 1, 2017