The latest issue of the G.I. Joe Collector’s Club magazine reveals the upcoming female Cobra Trooper figures!
During Joe Con 2016, the Club announced that a brand-new three pack would be coming. Designed to work alongside the Toys R Us exclusive (and somewhat elusive) Cobra Legions three-pack Cobra Officer, female Cobra Troopers would be available for order some time in 2016/2017. Thanks to HissTank.com forum user Bluemax, we have our first look at these upcoming additions to the ranks of Cobra.
Okay, the details on the female Cobra Troopers:
- Preorder is “coming soon”
- Figures will be polybagged
- each figure includes a rifle, pistol, knife, stand, and removable helmet
- Three different hair colors will be included
At first glance, these look pretty good. The helmet seems to be a straight re-release of the 2007 Night Stalker from the Tanks for the Memories set. The upper torso seems to be another reuse from the 2016 Pythona figure. For the arms, lower torso and legs the G.I. Joe Collector’s Club opted to use parts from the Rise of Cobra Agent Helix figure. I do miss the painted knee-pads of the classic Cobra Trooper design and I’m not certain why the sleeves are sculpted rolled up but that’s more of a design aesthetic preference. I do wonder why the face masks are red instead of “Sunbow black.” Continue reading