Cobra Commander likes to be up front in the thick of the action when his Cobra Vipers forces, Cobra Eels, and his Sieges confront the GI Joe team. To protect the commander in the heat of battles, Destro had his best technical minds in his armament factory create a special suit of body armor that combines flexible bullet-proof fabrics with beryllium steel plate components. The entire suit is air-conditioned, solvent-resistant and ray-shielded. The helmet is fitted with an integral com-system, internal read-outs for environmental quality and a miniaturized computer display.
"At least we don't have to worry about Cobra outfitting whole units with these suits. Each one costs about as much as a jet fighter. The plate parts can withstand a direct hit from a heavy machine-gun and the flexible parts will stop anything up to a .367 Magnum. We suspect that the helmet has an anti-tamper device with a direct hook-up to a half-pound of plastic explosive!'
For over twenty-five years, Cobra and GI Joe have been trading blows in multiple media from cheestastic animated series, anime, comics, and above all else, toys! This is essentially a rerelease of the original battle armor Cobra Commander complete with a word by word stat card and a slightly darker shade of paint used for the blue-green. Cobra Commander is unsuprisingly well articulated, having held in my possession some of the original three and a half inch Joes before, but it seems he's been upgraded some with swivel hands and ankles. If this was part of the original mold for this design, I'm clueless there. Anyway, Cobra Commander has in additon to the other joints, double hinged knees, socket hinged hips, swivel jointed torso, swivel hinged elbows, socket hinged shoulders and a swivel...[See More]
Subseries from G.I. Joe - 25th Anniversary Toy Series
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