Cobra's 1991 Cobra Personnel and Equipment


Battle Android Troopers: BATs are mass-produced in various Cobra Island factories, using factory seconds for microprocessors and mechanical components built in third world sweat shops. Though dumb as hammers, BATs are heavily armed and dangerous! Availability:

Battle Android Troopers (BATs) (MSH Classic)

Battle Android Troopers (BATs) (4C System)

Battle Android Troopers (BATs) (Marvel Saga)

Cobra Commander: Cobra's founder, its mysterious Commander began as an unsuccessful businessman who, after his paranoia told him that Big Government was out to crush the 'little guy', decided to forge a new system - one with him on the top! Availability:

Cobra Commander (MSH Classic)

Cobra Commander (4C System)

Cobra Commander (Marvel Saga)

Cesspool: disfigured in an industrial accident caused by his own negligence, Vincent D'Alleva went gibberingly insane shortly thereafter. Wanting to spoil the world with chemicals as he himself had been, he joined up with Cobra to further his mad agenda! Availability:

Cesspool (MSH Classic)

Cesspool (4C System)

Cesspool (Marvel Saga)

Desert Scorpions: unpleasant work as Cobra's bottom rung of desert operatives is a punitive task, given to those Vipers of varying stripes who fail to live up to the organization's expectations. And getting promoted out requires perfect service and behavior! Availability:

Desert Scorpions (MSH Classic)

Desert Scorpions (4C System)

Desert Scorpions (Marvel Saga)

Incinerators: the flamethrower experts of the Cobra legions, Incinerators are professional arsonists. While this corps is irresistable to the world's criminal pyromaniacs, it also attracts those who simply view flame as mankind's first, and best, weapon! Availability:

Incinerators (MSH Classic)

Incinerators (4C System)

Incinerators (Marvel Saga)

Interrogator: an international man of mystery, little is known about the background of the Cobra operative called the Interrogator. His frightening ability to pry secrets out of other people is notorious, however, which is why he is feared by friend and foe alike! Availability:

Interrogator (MSH Classic)

Interrogator (4C System)

Interrogator (Marvel Saga)

Major Bludd: originally a Major in the Australian Special Air Service, the promise of riches lured Sebastian Bludd away from his patriotic duty and transformed him into a rather amoral mercenary - a path that ultimately led to his employment by Cobra! Availability:

Major Bludd (MSH Classic)

Major Bludd (4C System)

Major Bludd (Marvel Saga)

Sludge-Vipers: villains who literally wield toxic waste against their foes, the Sludge-Vipers gleefully destroy the world for fun and profit. Thanks to their Sludge-producing weaponry, the Sludge-Vipers are feared and hated by environmentalists everywhere! Availability:

Sludge-Vipers (MSH Classic)

Sludge-Vipers (4C System)

Sludge-Vipers (Marvel Saga)

Snow Serpents: Snow Serpents are Eels who've been extensively trained in cold weather operations, and are further schooled in Arctic and Antarctic survival techniques. Capable of fighting on the ice or under the waves, Snow Serpents are intractable foes! Availability:

Snow Serpents (MSH Classic)

Snow Serpents (4C System)

Snow Serpents (Marvel Saga)

Toxo-Vipers: chemical warfare is the purview of the Toxo-Vipers, who foul the territories Cobra fights upon to give that organization a tactical advantage. Equipped with minimal safety gear, Toxo-Vipers work fast to avoid gassing themselves in the field. Availability:

Toxo-Vipers (MSH Classic)

Toxo-Vipers (4C System)

Toxo-Vipers (Marvel Saga)

ADDERS (Aerial Deployment Daredevil Elite Recon Squadron):

Night Vultures: covert insertion operatives, the ranks of the Night Vultures may be joined by any Cobra who can demonstrate the ability to survive a five mile glide without warning - and then return with as much loot as they can carry from enemy territory! Availability:

Night Vultures (MSH Classic)

Night Vultures (4C System)

Night Vultures (Marvel Saga)

Sky Creeper: leader of the Night Vultures, Sky Creeper has spent his life committing various crimes with gliders. After being recruited by the Dreadnoks in prison, Sky Creeper wound up joining Cobra, ultimately finding himself in charge of their ADDERS! Availability:

Sky Creeper (MSH Classic)

Sky Creeper (4C System)

Sky Creeper (Marvel Saga)

Crimson Guard:

Crimson Guard Immortals: elite amongst the Crimson Guard, themselves the apex of Cobra forces, the Immortals seem like super soldiers! Leaders of men and masters of war, Crimson Guard Immortals are so mighty that they're feared even by GI Joe! Availability:

Crimson Guard Immortal (MSH Classic)

Crimson Guard Immortal (4C System)

Crimson Guard Immortal (Marvel Saga)


Road Pig: one of the strongest Dreadnoks, save for Zartan himself, Road Pig is also one of the most violent. And ugliest. And smelliest. But the gang keeps Road Pig around despite all this, and more, because he's something of an ace in the hole for them. Availability:

Road Pig (MSH Classic)

Road Pig (4C System)

Road Pig (Marvel Saga)


the Battle Copter: after GI Joe developed small, man-portable helicopter vehicles to provide emergency aerial capability in a pinch, Cobra naturally 'appropriated' a few examples of their prototype rides. The result is, of course, the Cobra Battle Copter! Availability:

the Battle Copter (MSH Classic)

the Battle Copter (4C System)

the Battle Copter (Marvel Saga)

the Ice Sabre: supplementing the Cobra WOLF, their Ice Sabre is a three-person cold weather vehicle. Propelled by a singular tread and maneuvering via skis, the Ice Sabre even has a flamethrower to melt through ice and snow that it cannot glide over! Availability:

the Ice Sabre (MSH Classic)

the Ice Sabre (4C System)

the Ice Sabre (Marvel Saga)

the Paralyzer: a low-profile treaded vehicle, the Paralyzer packs a serious punch! Built around a central cannon comparable to that on the venerable HISS, and sporting communications disrupting missiles, the Paralyzer can make a serious mess of GI Joe! Availability:

the Paralyzer (MSH Classic)

the Paralyzer (4C System)

the Paralyzer (Marvel Saga)

the Septic Tank: envisioning a world as ugly as he, Cesspool wasn't content with merely arming his minions with Sludge weapons - they were just too slow. Thus, he had several Septic Tanks built, using the chassis of heavily modified, Mark 1 HISS vehicles! Availability:

the Septic Tank (MSH Classic)

the Septic Tank (4C System)

the Septic Tank (Marvel Saga)

the WOLF: Cobra's Winter Operational Light Fighting vehicle, or WOLF, is their response to numerous defeats against specialized, cold-weather GI Joe vehicles! Featuring numerous missiles, guns, and ski torpedoes, the WOLF can stand toe to toe with any of them! Availability:

the WOLF (MSH Classic)

the WOLF (4C System)

the WOLF (Marvel Saga)

ADDERS (Aerial Deployment Daredevil Elite Recon Squadron):

the Night Vultures Glider: though the Night Vultures formerly wielded standard gliders to perform their clandestine works, their leader, Sky Creeper, got his hands on Cloudburst's plans for a new GI Joe glider, and has since re-engineered them for Cobra's use! Availability:

the Night Vultures Glider (MSH Classic)

the Night Vultures Glider (4C System)

the Night Vultures Glider (Marvel Saga)

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