TRU Attack on the Pit Headquarters GI Joe Battle Pack (Part 3)

TRU Attack on the Pit Headquarters GI Joe Battle Pack (Part 3)

April 27, 2011 by  
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Finally, part three of three of my review of this “Attack on the Pit” battle pack. And I have saved the best, or at least the more unique pieces for last. The first is the main piece of the... 

TRU Attack on the Pit Headquarters GI Joe Battle Pack (Part 2)

TRU Attack on the Pit Headquarters GI Joe Battle Pack (Part 2)

April 20, 2011 by  
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Last time I checked out the “Good Guys” of this set, Duke and Ripcord. Facing off against them are a NeoViper and Neo Viper Officer. And they are the subject of this weeks, GI Joe review. Probably... 

TRU Attack on the Pit Headquarters GI Joe Battle Pack (Part 1)

TRU Attack on the Pit Headquarters GI Joe Battle Pack (Part 1)

April 13, 2011 by  
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Love it or hate it, “GI Joe: Rise of Cobra” brought a bunch of new figures to collectors. Because of the realistic nature of the film, most of the figures took on a more realistic look as... 

Cover Girl (GI Joe)

Cover Girl (GI Joe)

March 16, 2011 by  
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I know there are a number of varying opinions on the GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Love it or hate it, it hasn’t hurt the property. If anything else it helped get the “Pursuit of Cobra”... 

Heavy Duty (Camo) GI Joe Rise of Cobra

Heavy Duty (Camo) GI Joe Rise of Cobra

February 2, 2011 by  
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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is a fairly easy to recognize actor. In GI Joe: Rise of Cobra, he portrayed Heavy Duty, a heavy weapons specialist for the Joe team. The odd thing is he used his natural accent,... 

Storm Shadow (Arctic Assault)

Storm Shadow (Arctic Assault)

January 19, 2011 by  
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Arctic Assault Storm Shadow was released in 2009 as part of wave 3 of Hasbro’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra toy line. Even though the name is somewhat misleading, Storm Shadow did appear in the movie... 

Arctic Assault Snake Eyes

Arctic Assault Snake Eyes

January 5, 2011 by  
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Arctic Assault Snake Eyes was released in 2009 as part of Hasbro’s third wave of figures in the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra toy line. Since this is a movie inspired figure, the silent commando dispenses... 

Kamakura (Rise of Cobra)

Kamakura (Rise of Cobra)

November 27, 2010 by  
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Even though Snake Eyes is cool, as a character he is not that easy to use from a storytelling point of view because he never utters a word. One way around that particular problem lies in surrounding him... 

Heavy Duty (Reactive Impact Armor)

Heavy Duty (Reactive Impact Armor)

March 7, 2010 by  
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Heavy Duty another character from Collection 2 Wave 2 of the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra toy line. In the movie Heavy Duty serves as the heavy weapons specialist for G.I. Joe Team Alpha. The actor who... 

Shipwreck GI Joe Rise of Cobra

Shipwreck GI Joe Rise of Cobra

January 26, 2010 by  
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Shipwreck is one of the characters I was really surprised didn’t make the cut for GI Joe: Rise of Cobra. His snarky attitude made him a fan favorite in the animated and comic book versions of Joe.... 

Rex “The Doctor” Lewis

Rex “The Doctor” Lewis

December 26, 2009 by  
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Ever since Episode One of Star Wars came out, I’ve made an effort to avoid as many spoilers for a film as I can without going out of my way. I really wanted to like “GI Joe: Rise of Cobra”... 

Armored Panther w/Sgt. Thunderblast

Armored Panther w/Sgt. Thunderblast

December 17, 2009 by  
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Let me start by saying that I do not collect G.I. Joe vehicles. Normally the amount of suspension of disbelief required for me to accept the existence of an attack helicopter the size of a compact car... 

Snake Eyes (Paris Pursuit)

Snake Eyes (Paris Pursuit)

November 26, 2009 by  
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Hasbro released the Snake Eyes (Paris Pursuit) figure in 2009 as part of the second wave of figures from the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra line, based on the appearance of the character in the motion picture... 

Conrad “Duke” Hauser (Reactive Impact Armor)

Conrad “Duke” Hauser (Reactive Impact Armor)

November 19, 2009 by  
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After getting the previous version of Duke (the Desert Ambush version), I was not too interested on picking up this one too, but after seeing it in person, I decided to take the plunge and get it. So,... 

Storm Shadow (Paris Pursuit)

Storm Shadow (Paris Pursuit)

November 13, 2009 by  
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Hasbro released the Storm Shadow (Paris Pursuit) figure in 2009 as part of the second wave of figures from the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra line, based on the appearance of the character in the motion... 

Cobra Elite Viper

Cobra Elite Viper

November 8, 2009 by  
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As of this writing, I haven’t watched “GI Joe: Rise of Cobra” yet. I will, I just haven’t had a chance yet. Overall, the movie line of GI Joe figures has grown on me. However,... 

Conrad “Duke” Hauser (Desert Ambush)

Conrad “Duke” Hauser (Desert Ambush)

October 29, 2009 by  
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I’m really excited to introduce this guest review. Errex is a long time TVFT forum contributor with a pretty extensive collection. Kicking off what I hope will be a great series of reviews, Errex... 

GI Joe Pit Commando

GI Joe Pit Commando

October 11, 2009 by  
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If you have read any of my other GI Joe reviews, you would know I’m a sucker for accessories. Frequently, my selection revolves around how full a blister is rather that the exact Joe character.... 

Baroness – GI Joe: Rise of Cobra

Baroness – GI Joe: Rise of Cobra

July 12, 2009 by  
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Normally, collectibles on this site are based on films and TV shows. This summer we are getting a big screen version of GI Joe. The film version is based on the Real American Hero (RAH) animated series...