• Menu "top-menu" not defined.

 


 
New Reviews
 

AFJ’S TEN G.I. JOE FIGURES YOU’LL NEVER SEE

 

45
Posted January 22, 2017 by

Written by Robert T. Trate

In having recently cut the chord on my cable provider, I decided to start programming my own TV shows. It’s amazing what years of being a DVD and Blu-ray critic have allowed me to accumulate. I came across two seasons of the animated hit TV series G.I. Joe. I was shocked how many character and toys names came flying back to me. Suddenly I remembered the Cobra Fang, the Trouble Bubble, and just how hot both Lady Jaye and the Baroness really were. As watched through these episodes I was reminded of which figures I use to have. Yet, as many of them as I did possess, I suddenly realized there were several that they never got made. The following is “AFJ’s Ten G.I. Joe Figures You’ll Never See”. Probably.

10. Iceberg (Mutated)
There have been many freaky science fiction episodes of G.I. Joe. The one that haunts many of is “Iceberg Goes South”. Dr. Mindbender has his own Island of Dr. Moreau where he turns soldiers into animal people. Iceberg gets mutated into a giant Killer Whale. Who wouldn’t want any one of these crazy creatures as action figures (watch the transformation at 4:45) let alone a giant talking whale?

9. Mutt in Cobra Disguise
Flint and Mutt got separated from G.I. Joe in the second miniseries G.I. Joe: Revenge of Cobra. They came upon a Cobra outpost and took on the guise of Cobra soldiers. In the process, they enrolled Shipwreck into G.I. Joe. Hasbro made a Flint figure in the Cobra outfit but didn’t make a Mutt. Seems like a two pack no brainer to me. Flint was released several years ago. Still no love for Mutt.

8. B.A. LaCarre (Cobra Chef)
There have been tons of oddball Cobra figures. There was even a Cobra Falconer but never was there a Cobra Chef. B.A. LaCarre might have been out of his mind but he was still smart enough to outwit Zartan and Roadblock. He demands his own figure and rightfully so after he sees the light and joins G.I. Joe (jump to 6:42).

GI Joe S2 E20 – Raise the Flagg! by jewelsgacayan

7. Mr. C
It is funny how Cobra kept coming up with strange ideas to conquer the world. If only they would have been more business savvy. In the “The Wrong Stuff” they take over the world’s televisions and broadcast their own shows and propaganda. Imagine the billions they would have made doing this legitimately. Mr. C was their Mr. T (obviously) and was on the C-Team. Guess what? He pitied the fool who didn’t join Cobra.

6. Fatal Fluffies
Monsters seemed to be Cobra’s specialty. If anything they definitely helped turn the tide more than once. The Fatal Fluffies from “Pyramid of Darkness” started out as bug-eyed Ewoks but quickly became Wookies with horns. Without a doubt, we will never see the Fatal Fluffies in action figure form (watch at 00:39).

5. Lady Jaye (In her pink negligee)
Once in while there was some character back story in G.I. Joe. Unfortunately, the back story for Cobra Commander was pretty lame (Cobra-La) and not as realistic as it was in the comics. “Skeletons in the Closet” revealed that Destro and Lady Jaye were actually related. This episode had all of us drooling because Lady Jaye wore a pink negligee the whole time. This figure today would easily be a best seller.

4. The Mutated Serpentor Monster
Cobra Commander was making too much sense by this point. Why would you put the soul of your enemy in your new leader? He dropped a mutated virus into Mindbender’s DNA milkshake and screwed everything up. What was born from that mess was the Mutated Serpentor Monster (around 12:28, sorry about the French dialogue).

GI JOE 2×04 Arise Serpentor Arise! parte 4 LAT by stratosmaster

3. Mara (Shipwreck’s Mermaid Girlfriend)
A great love story and a great tragedy for Shipwreck and it all has to do with Mara. Mara was a Cobra soldier (See “Memories of Mara”) that was experimented on so she could breathe underwater. The only problem is she fell in love with a G.I. Joe sailor. There aren’t nearly enough female characters as it is so why no Mara figure?

2. Cobra-La Cobra Commander (Mutated)
G.I. Joe: The Movie is the strangest installment of the G.I. Joe series. Yes, I am talking about the TV movie that brings Cobra-La to the franchise. The one figure that should have been made, or should be made (a la a Comic Con Exclusive) is Cobra Commander’s (see video below at 1:18) transformation figure. Here we see a Blue-Skinned Cobra Commander get transformed into a multi-eyed mutant and then get mutated again into a giant golden Cobra. Yes, we need the blue skinned Cobra-La figure and then a giant snake two-pack.

1. Cold Slither (Zartan, Ripper, Buzzer, and Torch)
Who wouldn’t want the greatest Rock Band in the history of Cobra? Please Hasbro, out of all of the characters on this list these need to be made! This is a perfect San Diego Comic Con exclusive! Look at all the custom-made figures of these guys on the web. The demand is clearly there.


Jarrett

 


45 Comments


  1.  

    I am really grateful to the holder of this site who has shared this impressive piece of writing at at this time.




  2.  

    Do you have any video of that? I’d like to find out some additional information.




  3.  

    When I initially commented I appear to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now whenever a comment is added I receive four emails
    with the same comment. Perhaps there is a means
    you can remove me from that service? Thanks!




  4.  

    I think the admin of this web site is truly working hard for his site, since
    here every information is quality based data.




  5.  

    I was wondering if you ever considered changing the page layout of your website?
    Its very well written; I love what youve got to say.

    But maybe you could a little more in the way of
    content so people could connect with it better.
    Youve got an awful lot of text for only having 1 or two images.
    Maybe you could space it out better?




  6.  

    It’s going to be ending of mine day, but before ending I am reading this wonderful post to increase my knowledge.




  7.  

    I’m very happy to discover this great site. I need
    to to thank you for ones time due to this fantastic read!!

    I definitely enjoyed every part of it and i also have you book marked to see new things on your site.




  8.  

    Generally I do not learn post on blogs, but I wish to say that
    this write-up very pressured me to take a look at and do it!
    Your writing taste has been surprised me. Thanks, very
    nice post.




  9.  

    I simply want to say I am just new to blogging and site-building and truly liked you’re web blog. Most likely I’m likely to bookmark your website . You actually come with superb well written articles. With thanks for sharing your blog.




  10.  

    I can convey to by yourself took your season studies the issue, positive effort and hard work.




  11.  

    Pretty! This was an incredibly wonderful article.

    Thanks for supplying this info.




  12.  

    Hello to all, how is everything, I think every one is getting more from this web page,
    and your views are good for new people.




  13.  

    Hello there! I could have sworn I’ve been to your blog before but after looking at a few of the posts
    I realized it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m definitely delighted
    I stumbled upon it and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking back often!




  14.  

    Can you tell us more about this? I’d want to find out more details.




  15.  

    Howdy! This is kind of off topic but I need some guidance from an established blog.
    Is it very difficult to set up your own blog?
    I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty quick.
    I’m thinking about setting up my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you
    have any ideas or suggestions? Many thanks




  16.  

    Oh my goodness! Impressive article dude! Thank you, However I am experiencing problems with your RSS.

    I don’t understand the reason why I cannot subscribe to it.
    Is there anybody having the same RSS issues? Anybody who knows the solution can you kindly respond?
    Thanks!!




  17.  

    I quite like reading an article that will make people think.
    Also, many thanks for allowing me to comment!




  18.  

    These are really great ideas in concerning blogging.
    You have touched some fastidious factors here. Any way keep up wrinting.




  19.  

    My family members always say that I am killing my time here at
    web, but I know I am getting knowledge daily by reading thes pleasant posts.




  20.  

    Hmm it seems like your website ate my first comment (it was
    extremely long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what
    I submitted and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.
    I as well am an aspiring blog writer but I’m still new to everything.
    Do you have any tips and hints for newbie blog writers?
    I’d genuinely appreciate it.




  21.  

    I like the helpful information you provide in your articles.

    I will bookmark your blog and check again here
    frequently. I’m quite certain I will learn a lot of new stuff right here!
    Good luck for the next!




  22.  

    If some one desires to be updated with latest technologies therefore
    he must be visit this website and be up to date every day.




  23.  

    This website online is known as a stroll-via for all the data you wanted about this and didn’t know who to ask. Glimpse here, and also you’ll positively discover it.




  24.  

    I am extremely inspired along with your writing skills and also with
    the format for your blog. Is this a paid topic or did you modify it
    yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it is uncommon to look a great blog like this one these days..




  25.  

    What a data of un-ambiguity and preserveness of valuable
    knowledge on the topic of unpredicted emotions.




  26.  

    This is a topic which is near to my heart… Best wishes!
    Exactly where are your contact details though?




  27.  

    Have you ever thought about including a little bit more
    than just your articles? I mean, what you say is fundamental and everything.
    However imagine if you added some great pictures or video
    clips to give your posts more, “pop”! Your content is
    excellent but with pics and clips, this blog could undeniably be one of the most beneficial in its field.
    Awesome blog!




  28.  

    Thanks for finally writing about >AFJ’S TEN G.I. JOE FIGURES
    YOU’LL NEVER SEE | Action Figure Junkies <Liked it!




  29.  

    This piece of writing will assist the internet users for building up new
    weblog or even a blog from start to end.




  30.  

    Heya i am for the primary time here. I found this board and I find It
    really helpful & it helped me out a lot. I am
    hoping to give something back and help others such as you aided me.




  31.  

    Simply desire to say your article is as astounding.
    The clearness on your put up is simply nice and i could assume you are knowledgeable
    in this subject. Fine along with your permission allow me
    to take hold of your feed to keep updated with drawing
    close post. Thanks 1,000,000 and please continue the rewarding work.




  32.  

    I have been surfing online more than 3 hours lately, yet I by no
    means discovered any interesting article like yours.
    It’s pretty value enough for me. In my view,
    if all website owners and bloggers made just right content material as you probably did, the net can be a
    lot more useful than ever before.




  33.  

    Hello there. I recently discovered this great site and I honestly enjoy it. I also always like to discuss mobile phone tracker at times. Good to be around, thanks!




  34.  

    Howdy I am so excited I found your website, I really found you by
    mistake, while I was researching on Bing for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say thanks a lot for
    a fantastic post and a all round interesting blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to
    read it all at the moment but I have book-marked it and
    also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a
    great deal more, Please do keep up the superb job.




  35.  

    Great blog here! Also your website loads up fast!
    What web host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host?
    I wish my site loaded up as quickly as yours lol




  36.  

    Please let me know if you’re looking for a article author for your blog.
    You have some really great posts and I feel I would be a good asset.
    If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d absolutely love to write some
    content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine.
    Please send me an e-mail if interested. Thank you!




  37.  

    Hey, you used to write magnificent, but the last few posts have been kinda boring… I miss your super writings. Past few posts are just a little bit out of track! come on!




  38.  

    I simply couldn’t go away your website prior to suggesting that I really loved
    the standard info a person provide for your visitors? Is gonna be back continuously in order to inspect new posts




  39.  

    Very nice post. I simply stumbled upon your blog and wished to mention that I’ve truly loved browsing your blog posts.
    After all I will be subscribing for your feed and I’m hoping
    you write again very soon!




  40.  

    After I initially left a comment I seem to have clicked on the -Notify me
    when new comments are added- checkbox and from now
    on whenever a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment.

    Perhaps there is a means you are able to remove
    me from that service? Thanks a lot!




  41.  

    I take pleasure in, result in I found just what I used to be
    taking a look for. You have ended my 4 day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great
    day. Bye




  42.  

    Hello there! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I genuinely enjoy reading through your
    blog posts. Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that go over the same subjects?
    Many thanks!




  43.  

    I found your blog internet site on google and check some of your early posts. Continue to preserve up the extremely excellent operate. I just extra up your RSS feed to my MSN News Reader. Looking for forward to reading extra from you later on!




  44.  

    Hello there, I discovered your web site by the use of Google at the same time as searching for a similar matter, your site came up, it seems good. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.




  45.  

    There are terrific improvements on the design of this page, I truly love that. My site is relating to best attracting women books and certainly, there are lots of stuff to be done, I’m still a novice in web design. Cheers!





Leave a Response


(required)