History Franchise / GIJOE

4th Mar '16 11:40:25 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/SGTSavageAndHisScreamingEagles'', a 1994 30-minute animated special starring [[CaptainAmerica a World War II soldier given superhuman abilities and awakened in modern times]] to fight alongside the Joes. A corresponding toyline (with figures in the 4.5" scale rather than the traditional 3.75" scale) was made, but very short-lived.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SGTSavageAndHisScreamingEagles'', a 1994 30-minute animated special starring [[CaptainAmerica [[ComicBook/CaptainAmerica a World War II soldier given superhuman abilities and awakened in modern times]] to fight alongside the Joes. A corresponding toyline (with figures in the 4.5" scale rather than the traditional 3.75" scale) was made, but very short-lived.
23rd Feb '16 12:05:23 PM MasoTey
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* HostileHitchhiker: One issue of ''Special Missions'' has an operation go seriously bad with Outback being the only one to escape. At one point, he buys a truck from a gypsy and tries to drive to a friendly country. He picks up a hitchhiker because he figures the authorities are looking for just him and a second person in the vehicle might throw them off. The hitchhiker then tries to hijack the truck and rob him. This quickly turns into MuggingTheMonster due to Outback being a highly trained soldier who then kills the hitchhiker and crashes the truck.
15th Jan '16 9:45:52 AM Anddrix
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** In particular, Snake Eyes, one of the most iconic Joes, suffered this in the original cartoon. After appearing prominently in each of the three five-part pilots, he was then shifted into the background for the remainder of the series. One apparent reason was because of him being TheVoiceless, so the producers thought that his lack of dialogue [[ViewersAreMorons would make it harder for kids to root for him]].

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** In particular, Snake Eyes, one of the most iconic Joes, suffered this in the original cartoon. After appearing prominently in each of the three five-part pilots, he was then shifted into the background for the remainder of the series. One apparent reason was because of him being TheVoiceless, so the producers thought that his lack of dialogue [[ViewersAreMorons would make it harder for kids to root for him]].him.
22nd Dec '15 6:49:46 PM DAMartin
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* ComicBook/GIJoeIDW. As mentioned above, IDW acquired the comic rights to the franchise in 2008 and began publishing their own comics in 2009. This time, instead of continuing the Marvel/Devil's Due storyline, IDW opted to start over from the beginning and create a brand new canon. They are currently publishing three ongoing titles in the new continuity (''G.I. Joe'', ''Snake Eyes'', and ''Cobra'') and a second, Larry Hama-penned revival of the original Marvel series set in the same continuity and picked up exactly where Vol. 1 had left off.

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* ComicBook/GIJoeIDW. As mentioned above, IDW acquired the comic rights to the franchise in 2008 and began publishing their own comics in 2009. This time, instead of continuing the Marvel/Devil's Due storyline, IDW opted to start over from the beginning and create a brand new canon. They are currently publishing three ongoing titles in the new continuity (''G.I. Joe'', ''Snake Eyes'', and ''Cobra'') and a second, Larry Hama-penned [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroIDW revival of the original Marvel series series]] set in the same continuity and picked up exactly where Vol. 1 had left off.
27th Nov '15 3:06:39 AM Nohbody
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* BecauseImJonesy: In one issue of the MarvelComics series, Zartan infiltrates the Pit, and moves about shifting his appearance from one Joe to another as he goes. However, he shifts into looking like Gung Ho just as the real Gung Ho enters the room; alerting the Joes to the fact that one of them is an imposter.


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* ConfrontingYourImposter: In one issue of the Creator/MarvelComics series, Zartan infiltrates the Pit, and moves about shifting his appearance from one Joe to another as he goes. However, he shifts into looking like Gung Ho just as the real Gung Ho enters the room; alerting the Joes to the fact that one of them is an imposter.
25th Nov '15 11:27:22 AM waqob
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* [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero An animated series]] from Sunbow Productions and Marvel Productions. Though the more remembered of the two continuities today, the cartoon is also infamous for its less realistic depiction of violence: [[FamilyFriendlyFirearms both sides used lasers instead of bullets]], [[NobodyCanDie there were no deaths]], and whenever an aircraft was destroyed its pilot had to be shown parachuting out of it. Sunbow produced two seasons and a movie intended for theatrical release, but the failure of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'' caused it to instead be released direct-to-video. Creator/DICEntertainment took over following the movie and produced two more seasons before ending the show in 1991.

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* [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero An animated series]] from Sunbow Productions and Marvel Productions. Though the more remembered of the two continuities today, the cartoon is also infamous for its less realistic depiction of violence: war: [[FamilyFriendlyFirearms both sides used lasers instead of bullets]], [[NobodyCanDie there were no deaths]], and whenever an aircraft was destroyed its pilot had to be shown parachuting out of it. Sunbow produced two seasons and a movie intended for theatrical release, but the failure of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'' caused it to instead be released direct-to-video. Creator/DICEntertainment took over following the movie and produced two more seasons before ending the show in 1991.
15th Nov '15 2:59:55 PM Saurubiker
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* {{Expy}}: Red Star and Big Bear from the toyline were based on Colonel Brekhov and Horror Show from the comics respectively, who were already killed off by the time Hasbro felt comfortable enough to make action figures of the Joes' Russian counterparts, the Oktober Guard. Red Star later appeared in the comics and his resemblance to Col. Brekhov was referenced as well. The actual Oktober Guard members later got actual figures of their own.

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* {{Expy}}: Red Star and Big Bear from the toyline were based on Colonel Brekhov and Horror Show from the comics respectively, who were already killed off by the time Hasbro felt comfortable enough it was no longer politically sensitive to make action figures of the Joes' Russian counterparts, the Oktober Guard.heroes. Red Star later appeared in the comics and his resemblance to Col. Brekhov was referenced as well. The actual Oktober Guard members later got actual figures of their own.
14th Nov '15 3:55:16 PM nombretomado
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** Also prevalent in the comic during its end days, when everyone at Marvel seemed to try and emulate RobLiefeld's style.

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** Also prevalent in the comic during its end days, when everyone at Marvel seemed to try and emulate RobLiefeld's Creator/RobLiefeld's style.
16th Sep '15 1:48:59 PM TargetmasterJoe
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* ComicBook/GIJoeIDW. As mentioned above, IDW acquired the comic rights to the franchise in 2008 and began publishing their own comics in 2009. This time, instead of continuing the Marvel/Devil's Due storyline, IDW opted to start over from the beginning and create a brand new canon. They are currently publishing three ongoing titles in the new continuity (''G.I. Joe'', ''Snake Eyes'', and ''Cobra'') and a second, Larry Hama-penned revival of the original Marvel series set in the same continuity and picked up exactly where Vol 1 had left off.

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* ComicBook/GIJoeIDW. As mentioned above, IDW acquired the comic rights to the franchise in 2008 and began publishing their own comics in 2009. This time, instead of continuing the Marvel/Devil's Due storyline, IDW opted to start over from the beginning and create a brand new canon. They are currently publishing three ongoing titles in the new continuity (''G.I. Joe'', ''Snake Eyes'', and ''Cobra'') and a second, Larry Hama-penned revival of the original Marvel series set in the same continuity and picked up exactly where Vol Vol. 1 had left off.off.
** ComicBook/TransformersVsGIJoe: [=IDW's=] {{crossover}} series between ''G.I. Joe'' and ''Transformers''.
9th Sep '15 5:36:07 PM nombretomado
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* [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel A comic book]] written by Creator/LarryHama. Prior to the relaunch, Hama had an idea for a Franchise/MarvelUniverse comic called ''Fury Force'', which would have seen the son of NickFury put together a team to fight Hydra, Marvel's resident terrorist group; his ''G.I. Joe'' series was based primarily on this unused pitch. Compared to the cartoon, the comic was the more mature of the two, since it allowed characters to be killed off and contained a functioning canon. The book proved to be very popular, and at one point it was Marvel's bestselling comic; the famous issue 21, which [[NoDialogueEpisode told a story without using any speech bubbles or sound effects]], has been endlessly homaged and parodied.

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* [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel A comic book]] written by Creator/LarryHama. Prior to the relaunch, Hama had an idea for a Franchise/MarvelUniverse comic called ''Fury Force'', which would have seen the son of NickFury ComicBook/NickFury put together a team to fight Hydra, Marvel's resident terrorist group; his ''G.I. Joe'' series was based primarily on this unused pitch. Compared to the cartoon, the comic was the more mature of the two, since it allowed characters to be killed off and contained a functioning canon. The book proved to be very popular, and at one point it was Marvel's bestselling comic; the famous issue 21, which [[NoDialogueEpisode told a story without using any speech bubbles or sound effects]], has been endlessly homaged and parodied.
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