G.I.Joe 

‘G.I.Joe Flamethrowers’ Discussion by Mitchell Smith!

Welcome to the Outpost. Today I’m going to talk about 3 G.I. Joe flamethrower troopers. Blowtorch, Charbroil, and Ice Cream Soldier. Blowtorch is the original flamethrower. He played a big part in the cartoon and I’m not sure about the comics, but if anyone has anything on is roll in the comics feel free to share. This is a very cool character and figure. Blowtorch has the bright orange and yellow suit with the classic style Flamethrower. He also has the cool face mask and for 1984, when G.I. Joe was expanding their palette, Blowtorch was…

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G.I.Joe 

Outback’s Outpost Discusses ’12” G.I.Joe’s’ Story by Mitchell Smith!

Welcome to the Outpost, hope you all are staying safe and sane. Today I’m going to get into the 12 inch G.I.Joe line. I was born in 75 so I had the pleasure of the 12 inch Joes which lead into the 3-3/4 inch line. The 12 inch has always been a part of my life for as far back as I can remember. I have been a collector of 12 inch for quite some time now but I missed out on a lot of great Joes. The 2008 Duke is one…

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THE POP EXPOSE ‘G.I.Joe Filecards’ By Mitchell Smith!

When G.I. Joe hit shelves in 1982 each character had his own little uniqueness, as the years went on they had a vast variety of weapons, uniforms, and personalities, but one thing they all have in common is they all came with a file card. Hama tossed in a lot of military stuff, but he also through in some humor and gave a little back story to every character bringing them to life. I was sitting reading through some the other night and it made me wonder where Hama came up with…

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