Cyber Ninja (Retaliation)

Cyber Ninja (Retaliation)

September 18, 2013 by  
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  One odd bit of marketing for the G.I. Joe Retaliation toy line is that apparently everyone in the Joe Team was a full-fledged ninja, according to the text printed on the cardback for several characters.... 

4 Reasons 8-24-2013 is HUGE for GI Joe fans!

4 Reasons 8-24-2013 is HUGE for GI Joe fans!

August 14, 2013 by  
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8/24/13 has turned into a perfect storm(shadow) of GI Joe goodness! Here’s 4 reasons why:   1. 1 Year Anniversary of 3DJoes.com! Congratulations! Even if you aren’t a GI Joe fan this... 

Alley Viper (Retaliation)

Alley Viper (Retaliation)

June 19, 2013 by  
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Well, the second G.I. Joe movie came and went, and the only good thing I have to say about it is that at least I got a few cool toys inspired by it, even if the Alley Viper I’m reviewing today did... 

Zartan (Retaliation)

Zartan (Retaliation)

May 8, 2013 by  
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I have come to realize that the G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie was, at its heart, a project meant to boost toy sales instead of the opposite, where the toys are meant to promote theater attendance.   And... 

Firefly (Retaliation)

Firefly (Retaliation)

April 17, 2013 by  
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  Other than Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow, I would say that Firefly is one of the more iconic characters in the vintage G.I. Joe line, as evidenced by the couple dozen versions released for the character... 

Underscoopfire’s 50 Greatest GI Joe Characters

Underscoopfire’s 50 Greatest GI Joe Characters

December 19, 2012 by  
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I was recently asked to take part in an UnderScoopFire panel to select the 50 Greatest GI Joe characters and 50 Greatest Cobras. It was a lot of fun and really made me think. You can check out the Joe... 

Head Swap: Zombie COBRA Swat

Head Swap: Zombie COBRA Swat

October 31, 2012 by  
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I have to say this was a purely based on the new season of  the Walking Dead. In the season premier, one of the cooler looking zombies were prison guards that had been turned. While slightly controversial... 

A Cobra Named Joe #2

A Cobra Named Joe #2

July 25, 2012 by  
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Oh, poor Joe Cobra! He just never seems to catch a break. (If you missed the Joe’s first appearance, check it out here.) (Clicking the picture will enlarge it.)  Read More →

Cobra Commander (Retaliation)

Cobra Commander (Retaliation)

July 18, 2012 by  
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It sure seems like Cobra Commander is turning into the Darth Vader of GI Joe figures. Yet I keep buying them. Honestly, I was going to set this guy aside and try and flip him later. But it got the better... 

Cobra Trooper (Dollar General)

Cobra Trooper (Dollar General)

June 13, 2012 by  
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Out of all the Dollar General figures this one might be the most surprising. A generic Cobra Trooper in black. Seems simple enough. But the execution here is pretty darn good. Appearance: Where the black... 

Cobra Commander (Dollar General)

Cobra Commander (Dollar General)

May 30, 2012 by  
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I’ve documented how I no longer have my vintage mail away Cobra Commander. So it’s no surprise this black suited CC that was part of the Dollar General series appealed to me. Appearance: I’ve... 

Cordicon Reviews Dollar General GI Joes

Cordicon Reviews Dollar General GI Joes

May 23, 2012 by  
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I’ve not managed to snag any of the dollar store GI Joe figures yet. Not for lack of trying, mind you. One person that has is Cordicon from Twitter. He’s a YouTube reviewer, so I thought I’d... 

A Cobra Named Joe

A Cobra Named Joe

May 2, 2012 by  
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Yeah. I know it’s not a review. But I wanted to give it shot. I had some much fun with the Springfield Speaks contest, I wanted to generate a storyline with it. So, I’m introducing the misadventures... 

Zombie Viper

Zombie Viper

April 4, 2012 by  
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With the current zombie trend in a variety of media, a zombie GI Joe figure was probably inevitable. That he ends up on the Cobra side of the fence, isn’t a huge stretch. Following with a theme... 

Hazard Viper

Hazard Viper

March 21, 2012 by  
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Handling dangerous chemicals can be fun. I’m sure that’s how the Hazard Viper recruiting poster reads. The Hazard Viper is obviously a troop engaged in chemical or biological warfare for Cobra.... 

Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 3)

Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 3)

February 27, 2012 by  
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Figure of the Day has returned as a contest sponsor to TVFT, and I have to say I couldn’t be happier to bring everybody a chance to win a really great set of GI Joe figures. The theme of this set... 

Cobra HISS Driver

Cobra HISS Driver

February 22, 2012 by  
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I love the vintage HISS and HISS Driver. However, in the latest contest photo you may have noticed this update to the HISS driver lurking in the background.  He comes to us via the 30th Anniversary HISS.... 

Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 2)

Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 2)

February 20, 2012 by  
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Figure of the Day has returned as a contest sponsor to TVFT, and I have to say I couldn’t be happier to bring everybody a chance to win a really great set of GI Joe figures. The theme of this set... 

Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 1)

Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 1)

February 15, 2012 by  
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Figure of the Day has returned as a contest sponsor to TVFT, and I have to say I couldn’t be happier to bring everybody a chance to win a really great set of GI Joe figures. The theme of this set... 

Cobra Black Dragon

Cobra Black Dragon

February 1, 2012 by  
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I know. It’s been forever since I reviewed the Black Dragon Pilot. I’ve taken pictures on more than one occasion. They’ve just never been as good as I wanted. Part of the issue stem... 

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