1973 Adventure Team GI Joe Catalog by Hasbro
Source: 1973 Hasbro GI Joe Adventure Team Catalog : Plaidstallions
If you, like I, grew up in the early 70’s, then you are probably well acquainted with these stalwart fellows. The G.I. Joe Adventure Team took Joe from his Military roots to a seeker of danger. I loved this line. I grew up with this line. It wasn’t until Star Wars came out that I had a love for an extensive franchise on a large scale such as this. Joe AT had a shared, cohesive, story. Mego, arguably the biggest line of characters, didn’t offer a singular voice. Adventure Team did that, and more. Head over to Plaid Stallions to check out the great toys from years gone by.
I had this record and book set, plus a few second hand pieces to this Adventure Team set. Good times. I dig how the uploader added some limited animation in a very Marvel Super Heroes way. Before home video, ruling out projectors that most of us didn’t have, this was the only game in town. OK, sure there was the View-Master too 😉
I am not one of those detractors of the series who whines about the kid friendly content. The series airs on DISNEY X/D, a children’s network. There has been some silly moments and outright comedic ones this season. The “Inside Man” has very little light hearted humor. It is a dark episode that should make my friends on the Force Center Podcast and Collider’s Jedi Council pretty happy ( some of the aforementioned whiners😁). I have nothing but love for those folks.
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