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Ten G.I. Joes Who Didn’t Live Up to Their Card Art

by UnderScoopFire
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While these G.I. Joe characters had impressive card art that depicted them as capable and skilled warriors, their portrayals in the animated series often fell short of expectations. Despite this, they remain beloved by fans of the franchise as iconic figures in the world of G.I. Joe.

The 10 Most Ill-Prepared G.I. Joe Characters

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

Inspired by this 1987 G.I. Joe art, it occurred to me just how many G.I. Joe and Cobra characters were woefully ill-prepared for the rigors of battle.

The 50 Greatest G.I. Joe Characters of All Time

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck
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We recently recruited 12 of the most respected G.I. Joe bloggers, podcasters & collectors and tasked them with individually ranking the greatest G.I. Joe characters of all time.

10 Classic G.I. Joe Character Designs that Will Never Make it Into a Live-Action Film

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

When 80s cartoon and toy properties are rebooted as live-action feature films today, there are certain visual designs that will never make the conversion to the big screen (call it the Nolan Bat-verse effect).

Third G.I. Joe Film to Feature M.A.S.K. Crossover, Crimson Twins

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

Film Divider is reporting that the Crimson Twins Tomax and Xamot will be featured in the third G.I. Joe film, and to also expect an appearance by the leader of M.A.S.K., Matt Trakker.

Details and Discussion of Chris Pratt’s Failed G.I. Joe Audition

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

If there’s two things we MAYBE love as much as (deep breath) Three’s Company, Soundwave, Deadpool, ¡Three Amigos!, Golden Girls, Beast Man, The Walking Dead, M.U.S.C.L.E., Silverhawks, TMNT, Garbage Pail Kids, WWE, comic books, Star Wars and Voltron- it’s Chris Pratt and G.I. Joe.

5 Ways to Bring G.I. Joe Back to Television

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

Nothing for the 50th Anniversary, eh? It’s time we fans take matters into our own creative hands. Here are 5 ways to bring G.I. Joe back to television.

50 Years of G.I. Joe! So What’s Next?

by Staff & Contributors

2014 is the 50th anniversary of G.I. Joe! To celebrate, I’ll recap the evolution of the brand over the last 50 years, and then I’ll give my thoughts on what I’d like to see happen next.

Cobra-bunga! These Custom G.I. Joe-Themed Ninja Turtles are Supremely Radical

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

From the creative mind and talented hands of Carlos Espinoza come these mind-blowingly mint custom TMNT-G.I. Joe mashup action figures.

Decorate Your Walls with these Handmade Wooden G.I. Joes

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

These wooden handmade G.I. Joes over at BOOOOOOOM.com (don’t quote me on the exact number of Os) are the perfect rustic wall decor for those children of the 80s who have it all. I had a hard time refraining from promoting this post by using ‘G.I. Joe’ and ‘morning wood’ in the same headline. The […]

The 10 Best G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Marvel Comic Book Covers

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

On the G.I. Joe episode of the UnderScoopFire Podcast, I asked our esteemed panel of Joe enthusiasts the following question: In your childhood, what brought G.I. Joe to life? The question was crafted as a means of identifying the role that the TV series, the toy line and the comic books played in cultivating their […]

Was ‘G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero’ Originally a Knockoff of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

Cobra was HYDRA? What?!

Artist Tom Whalen Debuting Two Stunning New G.I. Joe Pieces at NYCC

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

Tom is the subject of our Artist Spotlight in the upcoming issue #1 of Cool & Collected Magazine, but for now, NYCC goers can pick up his exclusive new GI Joe prints this week.

G.I. Joe’s Snake Eyes to throw out first pitch at Tuesday’s A’s-Blue Jays game

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

On Sunday, the G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie Twitter account (that’s still goin’) tweeted the pic below of Snake Eyes preparing to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the July 30 A’s – Blue Jays game in Oakland, CA.

Nerd Lunch Podcast – Vintage Hasbro G.I. Joe discussion

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

This episode follows the Nerd Lunch “Drill Down” format, and covers vintage Hasbro G.I. Joe action figures, vehicles and playsets. Once we uncovered and exploited some of my more embarrassing pop culture blind spots, we talked a whole mess of G.I. Joe!