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G.I. Joe lists, humor and commentary based on the cartoon, action figures, comics and movies

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.

Lady Jaye: 80s Cartoon Icon

by UnderScoopFire
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From her unwavering courage to her sharp mind and quick thinking, Lady Jaye stands out as one of the best 80s cartoon characters of all time. Here are just a few reasons why Lady Jaye is the best.

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.

Cobra Commander’s Letter of Resignation

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

After years of leading the most ruthless of terrorist organizations, Cobra Commander has finally given his two weeks notice.

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).

Your Favorite 80s and 90s Cartoon Themes Like You’ve Never Heard Them

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

They’re all here, and they’re all incredible.

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.

This is What Happens When You Try to Blackmail Storm Shadow

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

Whatever you do, don’t try to blackmail Storm Shadow.

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.

Cobra Commander Sold 10 Sitcoms to Network Television in 1984

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

Here’s my guess…

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 […]