They fought for freedom wherever there was trouble—and by god, there were a lot of them. Over 150 soldiers, from common infantry to terrifying cyborgs, made up the GI Joe: A Real American Hero team in the ‘80s (and early ‘90s), and we’ve ranked every. Single. One.
Comics are a visual medium—but most comics still rely heavily on narration and dialogue. Once in a while, though, a series, a single issue, or even one great scene in a comic will forgo text, or keep it at a minimum, to tell a gorgeous story with just images. Here are 10 pieces of comic art that don’t need words to…
We constantly get our hopes up for upcoming movies... and then they let us down. It's easy to get sucked into the hype cycle, as people talk up their projects — but sometimes, you can tell just from the way people talk about a film that it's probably not going to work. Here are eight key phrases that usually indicate…
Despite severe differences in scale, G.I. Joe and the Transformers have been fighting side-by-side in kids' bedrooms for decades now. They've even crossed paths in a handful of comic book series, but for the first time we've got our first official G.I. Joe-branded Transformers toy from Hasbro.
I'm so glad the latest videos in Honda's bizarre, toy-themed adverts are for good causes, because otherwise... well, these would be just as nightmarishly terrible, but there would be nothing hopeful to feel about after watching them!
GI Joe fans are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the world's first action figure's debut this month. Over those five decades, the GI Joe brand has seen wild swings in its popularity—a barometer of the public's regard for the US military—and undergone numerous design evolutions.
One of the best parts of growing up in the 1980s were the awesome action-packed commercials for G.I. Joe toys. They featured kids actually playing with the vehicles and figures, re-enacting scenes of heroism as the Joes battled Cobra. The folks at Movieclips clearly enjoyed those ads too, as they were inspired to …
Ask any kid who grew up in the 80s who the best member of G.I. Joe was, and they'll unequivocally say Snake Eyes. Not that goody-two-shoes Duke, not that crazy drunken pirate Shipwreck, not even the Tae Kwon Do-master Quick Kick.
This t-shirt investigates the oft overlooked "other half" of the battle. So if knowing is half the battle, what's the other half? Lasers. 25% red. 25% blue. We''ll all sleep better having reconciled this age-old conundrum. $20 [Nerduo]
While we should all be insulted that the new G.I. Joe movie wants us take Marlon Wayans semi-seriously, I can't hate all the Iron Man-like exoskeleton action going on in this new French trailer.
This is Accelerator Suit Duke, and he's been deemed the "most advanced action figure of all time." Watch him run, watch him shoot, watch him ruin your childhood's conception of everything that is good.
Hey, while we're at it, let's take a look at the G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra ad that's going to show tonight during the game. It also features explosions and sexy women, and... dialogue.
Underwire's Annaliza Savage has published an intriguing video on The Sex Life of Robots, which shows animated bots made out of modified Barbie dolls and G.I. Joes doing naughty naughty things in gritty robot land.