Saturday, March 12, 2011

Cool Stuff - GI Joe Stuff!

As promised, I'm starting out with more GI Joe!
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GI Joe Action Marine Beachhead Set! More after the jump!

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Bulletman, the Human Bullet! He came about the same time as Mike Power, the Atomic Man, as well as Eagle Eye GI Joe!

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GI Joe Color By Number set!

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Combat Helmet! Yes, apparently it was sold separately! Surprised me, too!

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Wow, I did not know that there were variations with GI Joe stuff even back then! Note that these two sets of Communications Equipment has one in solid drab olive, with the other in camoflauge!

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I'm pretty sure that this "Danger of the Depths" playset predated the release of Jaws, but I could be wrong...

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Desert Patrol Attack Jeep!

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Desert Survival Action Outfit!

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Devil of the Deep Playset, with Turbo Swamp Craft!

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Eagle Eye GI Joe! You can also see the box for the Skyhawk in the background.

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Fate of the Trouble Shooter Playset!

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Fight For Survival action outfit!

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Floating Inflatable Submarine!

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Lili Ledy (Mexico) version of the helicopter!

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Another helmet set!

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Hidden Treasure action outfit!

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Irwin Toys made a number of accessories for GI Joe... here's German Staff Car...

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...Army Helicopter...

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...Jeep...

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...minesweeper...

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...and Scout Car!

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GI Joe was popular in other countries, too, as you've already seen. Here's the Adventure Team figures in Italian packaging!

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Back to the Hasbro stuff! Here's the liferaft!

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Hmmm... this piece is identified as "LSOE Equipment," but I've forgotten what LSOE was supposed to stand for!

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Marine flags!

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Marine Rifle Pack!

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Pilot Helmet!

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Action Sailor Machine Gun!

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The Hasbro release of the helicopter was as part of the Search For the Stolen Idol playset!

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Secret Agent outfit!

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Secret Mission outfit!

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Secret of the Mummy's Tomb playset!

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Secret Rendezvous outfit!

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Adventure Team Seismograph!

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Brazillian issue Signal Flasher!

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There's the full picture of the Skyhawk, which could really fly! Well, it was really a kite, after all!

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Adventure Team Solar Communicator!

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Space Adventure set!

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Space Capsule Sears Exclusive!

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Standard Issue Spacewalk Mystery set!

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GI Joe puzzle, along with a puzzle featuring some dude who wears his underwear outside of his pants...

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Talking GI Joe Commander!

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Talking GI Joe Action Pilot!

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Talking GI Joe Action Sailor!

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Talking GI Joe Action Soldier!

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Lili Ledy didn't limit themselves to just producing GI Joe stuff that Hasbro did in the States... here's their Ultra Car, which looks pretty cool to me!

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And finally, here's the Undercover Agent action outfit!

Wow, it's amazing all the different things Hasbro produced during the heyday of GI Joe, and I don't think I even covered half of it between this post and the last cool stuff post!

G.I. Joe Value Guide, 1964-1978: Dolls, Gear & EquipmentField manual for collecting G.I. Joe, 1963-1969

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