Cobra's 1990 Personnel and Equipment


Decimators: responsible for a Hammerhead submersible assault platform, each Decimator is an elite Cobra operative. With lighting reflexes and outstanding peripheral vision, they can use their amphibious vehicles to lethal effect on land or underwater! Availability:

Decimators (MSH Classic)

Decimators (4C System)

Decimators (Marvel Saga)

Laser-Vipers: equipped with powerful, back-mounted laser cannons, the Laser-Viper corps can indeed fry enemy targets at close range. However, their main job is to 'paint' enemy targets with their lasers, which allows allied munitions to 'ride' right to them! Availability:

Laser-Vipers (MSH Classic)

Laser-Vipers (4C System)

Laser-Vipers (Marvel Saga)

Night Creepers: amoral contractors who often provide their services to Cobra, the Night Creepers are a deadly mystery. Investment bankers, mercenaries, burglars, and spies, this lethal band of high tech ninjas perform covert ops work for the Commander! Availability:

Night Creepers (MSH Classic)

Night Creepers (4C System)

Night Creepers (Marvel Saga)

Range-Vipers: guerilla warfare experts trained to survive in numerous environments, Range-Vipers are some of the toughest Cobras out there. Operating alone behind enemy lines, they wage war indefinitely with only the gear they can steal from their foes! Availability:

Range-Vipers (MSH Classic)

Range-Vipers (4C System)

Range-Vipers (Marvel Saga)

Rock-Vipers: using the latest in climbing gear, and conditioned to work effectively at high altitudes, Rock-Vipers are Cobra's mountaineering experts. They easily take the high ground with their advanced climbing skills, and hold it with their heavy ordnance! Availability:

Rock-Vipers (MSH Classic)

Rock-Vipers (4C System)

Rock-Vipers (Marvel Saga)

SAW-Vipers: bearers of Cobra's Squad Attack Weapons, SAW-Vipers bring the firepower. They're strong enough to haul their heavy weaponry and ordnance anywhere needed, and are usually more than happy to discharge every bullet they bring along! Availability:

SAW-Vipers (MSH Classic)

SAW-Vipers (4C System)

SAW-Vipers (Marvel Saga)

Vapors: the latest in a long line of augmented Cobra fighter pilots, Vapors are cybernetically enhanced to make the most of the Hurricane! Literally hooked into this VTOL fighter-bomber, Vapors can dominate the skies - until their implants debilitate them! Availability:

Vapors (MSH Classic)

Vapors (4C System)

Vapors (Marvel Saga)

Crimson Guardsmen:

Overlord: originally a highly charismatic and ambitious member of the elite Crimson Guard, the man known only as Overlord felt that he could run Cobra better than the various members jockeying for control of the organization in the wake of its first Civil War. Availability:

Overlord (MSH Classic)

Overlord (4C System)

Overlord (Marvel Saga)

Iron Grenadiers:

Metal-Head: a walking, talking anti-tank weapon, Metal-Head gleefully destroys armor (or just about anything else) with the utmost of skill. Sure, he almost compulsively hones his skills on everything in his environment, but you can't argue with results! Availability:

Metal-Head (MSH Classic)

Metal-Head (4C System)

Metal-Head (Marvel Saga)

Undertow: the underwater combatants of the Iron Grenadiers, Undertow are excellent spies and saboteurs. Stalking the polluted waterways of all industrialized nations, Undertow steal what secrets they can, and destroy what they can't carry home with them. Availability:

Undertow (MSH Classic)

Undertow (4C System)

Undertow (Marvel Saga)

Sonic Fighters:

Lampreys: Lampreys are Eels who have been extensively trained in ship-to-ship combat maneuvers, and are assigned their own Moray hydrofoils. They use these craft to patrol Cobra-controlled beachfronts, and regularly engage in battle with other ships. Availability:

Lampreys (MSH Classic)

Lampreys (4C System)

Lampreys (Marvel Saga)

Vipers: those Cobras who show great promise as combatants are often promoted to that organization's light infantry: the Vipers! These thoroughly trained, highly motivated, and well-equipped operatives are a serious threat to freedom world-wide! Availability:

Vipers (MSH Classic)

Vipers (4C System)

Vipers (Marvel Saga)


the Dictator: designed and constructed by those followers who felt he would make a great leader, the Dictator is the personal combat chariot of Cobra's so-called Overlord. While his attempted takeover may have never occurred, his versatile ride remains! Availability:

the Dictator (MSH Classic)

the Dictator (4C System)

the Dictator (Marvel Saga)

the Hammerhead: featuring five detachable sub-vehicles, an elevating missile launcher, and twinned laser cannons, the Hammerhead is built to deny enemy forces seaborne access to Cobra territory - which it can do from either the surface or the ocean floor! Availability:

the Hammerhead (MSH Classic)

the Hammerhead (4C System)

the Hammerhead (Marvel Saga)

the Hurricane: a vertical take-off and landing aircraft of original Cobra design, the Hurricane is a replacement for their venerable Rattlers. Built with ground support in mind, it can readily decimate just about any surface-based opposition to Cobra! Availability:

the Hurricane (MSH Classic)

the Hurricane (4C System)

the Hurricane (Marvel Saga)

the Pirahna: a one-man gunboat, the Pirahna is a smaller and cheaper aquatic combat alternative to the similarly-hued and equipped Moray. Though they have less range, the Pirahnas have greater maneuverability, letting them sink GI Joe ships with impunity! Availability:

the Pirahna (MSH Classic)

the Pirahna (4C System)

the Pirahna (Marvel Saga)

the Rage: an assault vehicle designed by Cobra to aid its conquests of cities, waging urban warfare block by block if necessary. Armed with conventional and directed energy weapons, the Rage is capable of taking down any vehicle, structure, or personnel! Availability:

the Rage (MSH Classic)

the Rage (4C System)

the Rage (Marvel Saga)

Iron Grenadiers:

the Dominator: a dual-mode marvel of modern engineering, Destro's Dominator can easily transform between its tank and its helicopter configurations, allowing its operators to outgun and outmaneuver their opponents whether fighting them on land or in the skies! Availability:

Destro's Dominator (MSH Classic)

Destro's Dominator (4C System)

Destro's Dominator (Marvel Saga)

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