Posts Tagged ‘cobra’

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “G.I. Joe: The Movie” (1987)

by Ed Liuon March 28, 2013
I’ve expressed my love for the 1980’s G.I. Joe opening sequences multiple times (especially the one that ran starting with the “The Pyramid of Darkness” mini-series and the TV show proper), but the opening credits for the feature-length G.I. Joe: The Movie deserves a closer look on its own. Like the opening credits to the […]

Review: “G.I. Joe Renegades” Complete First Season Blu-ray Easily Worth a Double-Dip

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2012
I must admit a non-trivial sense of ambivalence on the conclusion of the first and only season of G.I. Joe Renegades. The best compliment I can pay to the show is that I walked into the two-part season premiere as a skeptic and walked out of the two-part season finale as a convert. G.I. Joe […]


Review: “G.I. Joe” Series 2 Season 2 Surrenders to the Suck

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2012
I thought that the previous season of the DiC G.I. Joe series would prepare me for what was to come in the second and last one, now available on a 3-disc set from Shout! Factory and Hasbro. However, it turns out that even my lowest expectations weren’t sufficiently low, because G.I. Joe Series 2 Season […]

"G.I. Joe: Renegades" Season 1 Vol. 1: Patience Pays Off for a Band on the Run

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2012
G.I. Joe: Renegades is a really great show when it’s not driving me completely crazy. The series launched almost simultaneously with the Hub network, but received a more mixed reception than Hasbro’s other flagship toy property Transformers Prime, due to a big twist in the plot of the show and a daring new visual style. […]

"G.I. Joe: The Movie" – Bittersweet Sendoff for the Real American Heroes

by Ed Liuon July 29, 2010
During the mid-1980’s, Hasbro made a major splash on TV screens with The Transformers and G.I. Joe, capturing the hearts and minds (and wallets) of kids and teens everywhere who fell in love with their memorable characters and high-octane (if ultimately toothless) action. Production began on feature films for these two properties, along with a […]