NOW YOU KNOW WITH YORKTOWNJOE – G.I.Joe Classified ‘Roadblock’ V3 Reviewed!

Overview

Originally made available during Hasbro’sYo Joe June” on June 4, 2021, G.I.Joe HEAVY ARTILLERY ROADBLOCK was available for pre-order as an Amazon exclusive. There were rumors that he was also briefly available on Hasbro Pulse that day, before the pre-orders ran out. He started out listed as CS Mission Milky Way.

Here is a link to Amazon if they bring him back to available:
https://www.amazon.com/Hasbro-Classifie … 08S59Z446/

He was available on Amazon most of the day June 4, and possibly briefly into June 5.

Original MSRP was $22.99 USD + tax.

ROADBLOCK is #28 in the G.I.Joe Classified Series, a 1:12 scale (roughly 6 inch) action figure toy line, produced by Hasbro.

Roadblock is one of the tallest figures in the line.

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Instead of arriving in a beat up bubble mailer, mine arrived in a shipping box. Some people reported this shipping box inside of a bubble mailer.

But mine arrived as below:

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I gently opened the box to reveal Roadblock is indeed #28 in the Classified line.

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As I slid him from the box, you can tell this figure is based on his 1984 v1 ARAH figure.

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The box art really looks great. Here is the front of the package art.

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Here is the side art.

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Here are his specialties. I’m not sure which one means he makes great crepes, soufflés and omelets.

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This photo shows the back of the package picture, which is constantly expanding.

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He has a large Gatling style minigun, a large handgun (perhaps a Desert Eagle .50 caliber). There is a holster in his right leg to hold this accessory. He also has a green battle armor helmet, as well as some web gear.

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He looks very serious. The face sculpt really makes him seem annoyed and focused.

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Here is a closeup without his helmet. This really seems like Roadblock.

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He looks good all geared up!

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Roadblock Classified Series Figure 01 was based on Roadblock v2 from ARAH. Later on, Hasbro made a running change and released another version of the same character, with some color changes.

Figure 11 was the Target Exclusive Cobra Island Roadblock.

This is his 3rd figure (or 4th if you count the repaint as a separate figure).

Overall

Overall, this really feels like Roadblock. I know, he doesn’t have his “Ma Deuce” M-2 Browning fully automatic machine gun. But overall, he feels faithful to the 1984 deco. I think they may let the mold sit for a moment or two until Tiger Force Roadblock is eventually released.

What do you think of this version of Marvin Hinton? Let us know in the comments below.

          
 
 
  

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