Category Archives: GI Joe

On Turning Cartoons and Comics into Movies

On the FB GI JOE Discussion page, we got into a conversation about something Channing Tatum said about Rise of Cobra, the live-action movie about GI Joe… a movie most long-term, diehard Joe fans hold in varying degrees of disdain. … Continue reading

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Review: GI Joe EXTREME

So, I decided to try giving EXTREME another chance. These are SO not “My Joes”. I stand by what I said about the animation style way back. {¬†https://astheworldgoesmad.wordpress.com/2014/09/28/g-i-joe-extreme/ } And the rather blatant rip-offs of other properties. That said, so … Continue reading

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Collecting Obsessions

Just a bit of an update from my post about my Hawk obsession. You will see I’ve changed the top pic to one of all my current Hawks together. This is not how I generally display them. Three are displayed … Continue reading

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Hawk Obsession

I once said I there wasn’t a version of Hasbro’s GI Joe HAWK that I didn’t like. Turns out, I may have bent the truth there. There really ARE versions of Clayton “Hawk” Abernathy I am not overly fond of. … Continue reading

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Review: GI Joe RESOLUTE

Yup, we got more packages in today. I love getting packages. Today’s haul included my Shipwreck figure, GI Joe RESOLUTE, GI Joe: Countdown for Zartan, GI Joe series 1.2 and 1.3, all three Balto movies, and the Kidling’s Black Widow … Continue reading

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Review: Valor vs Venom

So it arrived today, and the Kidling and I watched it during supper. The music is good. The story, while being very, very sci-fi/fantasy (what else would be new, and it isn’t always a bad thing) it is consistent and … Continue reading

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GI Joe Review: SPY TROOPS

The best thing about getting my tax refund is being able to treat myself and the Kidling. This year, that meant some GI Joe videos. So, for the first time, I got to see SPY TROOPS. Like the music, for … Continue reading

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Review: GI Joe Retaliation

As promised, watched the entire movie this morning, and will now comment. Okay, as much as I like Dwayne Johnson as an actor, the majority of this movie came across as little more than a vehicle for his career. And … Continue reading

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Review: GI Joe Rise of Cobra

So, to have them in the family Joe collection, I picked up Rise of Cobra and Retaliation this morning. When I got home, daughter and I popped RoC into the VCR to watch it completely for the first time. Keep … Continue reading

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Adventures in Fan Fiction Writing

Picture, if you will, a female medic who is 5’2″. She has a nice big orderlie to help her get two tall, well-muscled Joes from beds to wheelchairs. Said Joes have already tried getting out of bed on their own, … Continue reading

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