I don’t recall being all that big on Shipwreck back in the day. But I’ve come to appreciate him more as I’ve gotten older.… Read Post
Ripper’s nearly there.
This is one of those characters I got through purchases. And he’s a little closer to being complete.
Unfortunately I didn’t mark down where the backpack and power jaws came from. Likely just mixed in with some eBay buy frenzy. I’ve actually got two packs.
Keeping an eye out for the rifle.
A few years back I went through something of a buying spree. I snatched up bags of G.I. Joe parts in search of needed items.… Read Post
Mutt and Junkyard are together again.
Back in 2014, I posted a short item featuring Mutt. It was just his torso and his legs.
Junkyard had gone missing. He’s a odd one, that Rottweiler. He’s floated around for years. I’d find him in random places, tucked away in a box or somewhere in a sock drawer. Never quite understood why or how that would happen.… Read Post
Some G.I. Joe figures are more challenging to reassemble than others. A few have small parts or accessories that are often the first things to vanish when you first get them.
Barbecue was one such figure. An early favorite of mine, I played with this particular character a lot. He was one of the early, more unique looking Joe figures I can remember owning. I loved him because of the axe. It was just cool.
I couldn’t tell you when his pieces vanished.… Read Post
It’s funny, this is one of those characters I didn’t care much for when I was younger. Couldn’t really tell you why exactly.
Now, I look at Beachhead as being a badass. The character is always depicted as being a little too by the books, but still, tough guy.
Unfortunately the years have claimed his waist, along with his submachine gun.… Read Post