We finish off a jam-packed week with a little variety, with another day of three books with well-established characters from three different publishers – DC Comics’ The Flash, Archie Comics’ Archie and IDW’s GI Joe: A Real American Hero. 716 more words
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Back in 2001, a friend of mine had been talking to me about GI Joe–toys, comics, etc. And then more strikingly, and as has stuck with me for the last 15 years or so–I remember his commenting on the release date of a… 1,201 more words
One of the first G.I. Joe action figures from the mid-1979s was Mike Power a.k.a. Atomic Man.
Basically a copy of the Six Million Dollar Man Steve Austin, Atomic Man came equipped with cyborg limbs where you could attached helicopter blades and other accessories sold separately. 49 more words
In GI Joe: Retaliation, nefarious Cobra con-artist Zartan’s presidential bunker was adorned with a fallout poster on the wall that was similar to an actual 1950s Civil Defense campaign informing people that “you can protect yourself from radioactive fallout.” 35 more words
We’re back with more comic book reviews for the week, based on what I read on the subway ride home the night before. Today, we look at the last issue of the Street Fighter-GI Joe crossover and the latest issue of Jughead, as part of the new Archie reimagining. 422 more words