2003 GI Joe Personnel and Equipment


Agent Faces: GI Joe's resident super spy, Michelino's natural disguise and mimicry talents are backed up by top notch covert training provided by the United States Army. He can disguise himself as virtually anybody he wishes to, with but a few minutes of study! Availability:

Agent Faces (MSH Classic)

Agent Faces (4C System)

Agent Faces (Marvel Saga)

Airborne: born to oil-rich parents, Franklin E Talltree enjoyed jumping out of airplanes as a hobby - it makes him feel alive. Though a law school graduate, Franklin wanted to perform his hobby for a living, so he joined the Army to become a paratrooper! Availability:

Airborne (MSH Classic)

Airborne (4C System)

Airborne (Marvel Saga)

Barrel Roll: Dwight E. Stall comes from a family with a long tradition of military service. He is the first of three siblings to complete the GI Joe's training course, and has proven to be a most capable soldier, whether he's on the ground or in the skies! Availability:

Barrel Roll (MSH Classic)

Barrel Roll (4C System)

Barrel Roll (Marvel Saga)

Beach Head: one of the hardest, meanest Rangers ever to come out of Fort Benning, Wayne is a perfect addition to GI Joe, as his never-ending quest for personal perfection tends to rub off on others - even if it does so in a somewhat abrasive fashion! Availability:

Beach Head (MSH Classic)

Beach Head (4C System)

Beach Head (Marvel Saga)

Big Ben: an elite British SAS soldier, David is as competent as your average American Special Forces trooper. Though trained differently, he's just as good as his fellow Joes are versus Cobra forces, no matter what the nefarious terrorists are up to! Availability:

Big Ben (MSH Classic)

Big Ben (4C System)

Big Ben (Marvel Saga)

Blowtorch: Timothy joined the Army to master the most ancient weapon: fire! Though he wields the stuff like a demon in battle, Timothy is probably the biggest proponent of fire safety on earth, knowing full well what it's capable of. Availability:

Blowtorch (MSH Classic)

Blowtorch (4C System)

Blowtorch (Marvel Saga)

Clutch: after this Asbury Park gear-head finally grew up somewhat, he enlisted in the Army, eventually becoming an expert in vehicular combat. After decades with the Joes, he's become their resident grease monkey, and a sort of anti-Dreadnok! Availability:

Clutch (MSH Classic)

Clutch (4C System)

Clutch (Marvel Saga)

Dart: an expert woodsman since he was a child, Jimmy Tall Elk was a trained tracker even before he enlisted. A qualified Airborne Ranger, Jimmy has earned a place on the Joe team as one of their best trackers, despite his hang-up about Cobra CLAWS! Availability:

Dart (MSH Classic)

Dart (4C System)

Dart (Marvel Saga)

Depth Charge: Nick joined the Navy to get experience in explosives handling, and his particular job involves him detonating such devices beneath the waves. This would be perfect, except for the fact that Nick simply loathes getting into the water! Availability:

Depth Charge (MSH Classic)

Depth Charge (4C System)

Depth Charge (Marvel Saga)

Flint: enlisting after he grew bored with the life of an academic, Flint utilized both his innate intelligence and brash confidence to excel in various elite specialties - which ultimately saw him being recruited onto the GI Joe team by Duke himself! Availability:

Flint (MSH Classic)

Flint (4C System)

Flint (Marvel Saga)

Frostbite: born in crisp, cool Galena, Alaska, Frostbite grew up to handle the snow and ice like second nature. This taught him how to easily do almost any job under such conditions, whether fixing a leaky oil pipeline or driving the Snow Cat into battle! Availability:

Frostbite (MSH Classic)

Frostbite (4C System)

Frostbite (Marvel Saga)

Grunt: his sheer enthusiasm for military life helping him graduate Advanced Infantry Training near the top of his class, Robert was a perfect fit for the original GI Joe team. He's been associated with the Joes on and off ever since! Availability:

Grunt (MSH Classic)

Grunt (4C System)

Grunt (Marvel Saga)

Gung-Ho: raised in a swamp, until forced to fend for himself on the streets of New Orleans with naught but a blade, Gung-Ho found his time in Parris Island like unto a vacation. Perhaps that's why the GI Joe team so eagerly recruited him! Availability:

Gung-Ho (MSH Classic)

Gung-Ho (4C System)

Gung-Ho (Marvel Saga)

Hacker: Jesse E. Jordan was formerly a military mainframe technician when he decided to earn a place on the GI Joe team by demonstrating his hacking skills to Hawk himself. The Joe's leader then put Jesse to work in information retrieval... out in the field! Availability:

Hacker (MSH Classic)

Hacker (4C System)

Hacker (Marvel Saga)

Heavy Duty: possessing keen hand-eye coordination, the ability to multitask, veritable ambidexterity, and a perfectionist's attention to detail, Heavy Duty is comfortable whether he's composing music or firing on Cobras - and is equally good at both! Availability:

the Heavy Duty (MSH Classic)

the Heavy Duty (4C System)

the Heavy Duty (Marvel Saga)

Hollow Point: a former Range Officer Course instructor, Max Corey had retired from the service. However, after demonstrating his unflinching heroism by rescuing several children from a pack of escaped safari park lions, he was recruted onto the GI Joe team! Availability:

Hollow Point (MSH Classic)

Hollow Point (4C System)

Hollow Point (Marvel Saga)

Lady Jaye: a competent actress even before she was recruited by the Army, Alison became a master of espionage with the tutelage of senior intelligence operatives. She's also a master of several obscure weapons, a master linguist, and a competent pilot! Availability:

Lady Jaye (MSH Classic)

Lady Jaye (4C System)

Lady Jaye (Marvel Saga)

Leatherneck: Wendell has a long history in the Marines - he's about as intense a 'Jar Head' as you can get. He's so hard core that he attracted the attention of GI Joe, who snapped him up as soon as they could, and put him to work against Cobra immediately! Availability:

the Leatherneck (MSH Classic)

the Leatherneck (4C System)

the Leatherneck (Marvel Saga)

Lieutenant Falcon: a second generation green Beret, Vincent Falcone is himself a natural leader. The man excels at inspiring those who serve beneath him, and is a multi-lingual expert in all manner of counter-terrorist operations around the globe. Availability:

Lieutenant Falcon (MSH Classic)

Lieutenant Falcon (4C System)

Lieutenant Falcon (Marvel Saga)

Major Storm: one of the military's most experienced armor tacticians, Robert was invited onto the GI Joe team to operate the General! Bringing his years of experience to the team, Robert is more than happy to smash Cobras on the government's dime! Availability:

Major Storm (MSH Classic)

Major Storm (4C System)

Major Storm (Marvel Saga)

Mirage: exceptionally proficient with line-of-sight weaponry, Joseph was recruited onto the GI Joe team, and then into their elite Mega-Marines sub-unit, to fight Cobra's freak-show genetic experiments. This is a fight that continues to this very day, it seems! Availability:

Mirage (MSH Classic)

Mirage (4C System)

Mirage (Marvel Saga)

Rampage: Walter A. McDaniel was a close friend of Beach Head's in both Basic training and in his Ranger detachment. He is also a veritable demon behind the wheel, which is why Beach Head recommended him as an operator for the GI Joe Split Fire! Availability:

Rampage (MSH Classic)

Rampage (4C System)

Rampage (Marvel Saga)

Recondo: growing up to hate Wisconsin's cold winters, young Daniel wanted to explore the deepest African jungles as a child - and grew up to do just that. Both on and off the Joe team, Daniel has become an expert in jungle combat - and many other disciplines! Availability:

Recondo (MSH Classic)

Recondo (4C System)

Recondo (Marvel Saga)

Red Spot: fascinated with lasers ever since he was nine years old, Michael P. Ritchie left Cincinnati to enlist, so he could turn his love of directed energy devices into a marketable skill. He has since done so, and was recruited by GI Joe soon afterwards! Availability:

Red Spot (MSH Classic)

Red Spot (4C System)

Red Spot (Marvel Saga)

Rip Cord: initially enlisting to be paid to jump out of airplanes, Wallace ultimately found that he loved the military lifestyle. An expert HALO jumper, Rip Cord was a perfect addition to GI Joe, who always has need of soldiers with his skill! Availability:

Rip Cord (MSH Classic)

Rip Cord (4C System)

Rip Cord (Marvel Saga)

Scarlett: having trained as a martial artist since she was nine years old, and then being put through more 'dirty tricks' training in the Army, Shana's combat prowess and ability to gain intelligence on various Cobra operations is second to none! Availability:

Scarlett (MSH Classic)

Scarlett (4C System)

Scarlett (Marvel Saga)

Shipwreck: born and raised around the San Diego Naval Grounds, young Hector X Delgado was practically fated to become a sailor - and he joined the Navy to do just that. He was good enough at his job to eventually become a Joe - and even a Navy SEAL! Availability:

Shipwreck (MSH Classic)

Shipwreck (4C System)

Shipwreck (Marvel Saga)

Slipstream: computer hacker, video game addict, and amateur pilot, Gregory has many interests. As airplanes became more computerized, this condensed all his loves into a single job, and Gregory has proven more than adept with most futuristic aircraft. Availability:

Slipstream (MSH Classic)

Slipstream (4C System)

Slipstream (Marvel Saga)

Snake-Eyes: a singularly mysterious man, the commando known only as Snake-Eyes has experienced nothing but tragedy in his life. However, he's persevered through the years, and become a true force to be reckoned with - as would any other ninja master! Availability:

Snake-Eyes (MSH Classic)

Snake-Eyes (4C System)

Snake-Eyes (Marvel Saga)

Switch Gears: incredibly strong in both mind and body, Jerome is a perfect addition to the GI Joe team. Skilled enough to obliterate opponents with a tank or sneak into their headquarters to collect intelligence, this tenacious guy is a force to be reckoned with! Availability:

Switch Gears (MSH Classic)

Switch Gears (4C System)

Switch Gears (Marvel Saga)

Torpedo: a strict vegetarian and obsessive perfectionist, Edward had mastered three martial arts forms before his nineteenth birthday. Parlaying his personality quirks into a successful military career, he became GI Joe's first Navy SEAL! Availability:

Torpedo (MSH Classic)

Torpedo (4C System)

Torpedo (Marvel Saga)

Tunnel Rat: raised on the surly streets of Brooklyn back in the day, Tunnel Rat grew up to be tough, indomitable, and somewhat jaded. Always looking for a good challenge, he's more than ready to climb into nasty Cobra tunnels to ferret out the bad guys! Availability:

Tunnel Rat (MSH Classic)

Tunnel Rat (4C System)

Tunnel Rat (Marvel Saga)

Wet-Suit: loud and arrogant, Brian forced his way through both Navy basic and his SEAL training. He then performed his saboteur duties with a gleeful passion, which got him a job on with GI Joe - his destructive joy made him very good at his job! Availability:

Wet-Suit (MSH Classic)

Wet-Suit (4C System)

Wet-Suit (Marvel Saga)

Wide Scope: Larry K. Kranseler is Wide Scope, one of the GI Joe team's few SWAT and urban combat specialists. Despite the harrowing nature of Wide Scope's job, the man is unflappable, and only ever gets riled up when someone teases his dog, Lamont! Availability:

Wide Scope (MSH Classic)

Wide Scope (4C System)

Wide Scope (Marvel Saga)

Disavowed GI Joe Personnel:

Kamakura: Snake-Eyes' apprentice, Kamakura is Sean Collins, the adopted son of Vietnam veteran (and former Crimson Guardsman) Wade Collins. Sean works hard to prove himself, both in the eyes of his father and his new fellows in the Arashikage ninja clan! Availability:

Sean Collins: Kamakura (MSH Classic)

Sean Collins: Kamakura (4C System)

Sean Collins: Kamakura (Marvel Saga)

Night Force:

Cross Hair: a master sniper with eerily good vision, Don S. Fardie is also unnaturally silent at times. He excels at creeping up on a body, a trait he loves to apply equally well against both Cobra goons and while playing pranks on his fellow Joes. Availability:

Cross Hair (MSH Classic)

Cross Hair (4C System)

Cross Hair (Marvel Saga)

Duke: with his years of experience in special ops, Duke was an excellent choice to be GI Joe's field leader. Second only to Hawk in the team's command structure, Duke has consistently led the Joes to victory against Cobra over the years! Availability:

Duke (MSH Classic)

Duke (4C System)

Duke (Marvel Saga)

Nunchuk: originally a student of the mysterious Blind Master, Ralph eventually came under the tutelage of Storm Shadow himself after his first sensei vanished, well, mysteriously. Soon after, he joined the GI Joe team, as a part of their Ninja Force! Availability:

Nunchuk (MSH Classic)

Nunchuk (4C System)

Nunchuk (Marvel Saga)

Tiger Force:

Big Brawler: with his dual military specialties, Brian is more than effective at rooting out terrorists based in jungle environs. This made him an excellent fit for the GI Joe team, as Cobra often hides their bases in the nastiest jungles they can find! Availability:

Big Brawler (MSH Classic)

Big Brawler (4C System)

Big Brawler (Marvel Saga)

Dial-Tone: an electronics whiz and ham radio expert before graduating high school, Jack enlisted to further his knowledge - but found military life an end unto itself. His sheer joy in working with his hobby helped him become the best RTO out there! Availability:

Dial-Tone (MSH Classic)

Dial-Tone (4C System)

Dial-Tone (Marvel Saga)

Jinx: a member of the Arashikage family, Kimi naturally became a member of the associated ninja clan. Having also done work for the CIA and the Army in the past, Kimi was a natural fit for the elite GI Joe team - which she is a powerful addition to! Availability:

Jinx (MSH Classic)

Jinx (4C System)

Jinx (Marvel Saga)

Roadblock: aspiring to be one of the world's greatest chefs since he was a child, Marvin put himself through the Escoffier School in France. Subsequently enlisting in the Army to learn from their chefs as well, Marvin became quite the machine gunner, too! Availability:

Roadblock (MSH Classic)

Roadblock (4C System)

Roadblock (Marvel Saga)

Stalker: though he started out as an urban warlord in Detroit, Lonzo cleaned up his act and joined the Army, quickly becoming one of its very best operatives. A qualified Ranger, helicopter pilot, and field medic, Lonzo is an invaluable GI Joe operative! Availability:

Stalker (MSH Classic)

Stalker (4C System)

Stalker (Marvel Saga)

Wild Bill: William Hardy is one of the single most friendly people you'll ever meet, not to mention the greatest helicopter pilot youll ever know. He's crashed more aircraft than most pilots actually fly, but then he's also seen more combat than them, as well! Availability:

Wild Bill (MSH Classic)

Wild Bill (4C System)

Wild Bill (Marvel Saga)

Wreckage: explosives expert and jungle warfare master, Dillon L. Moreno has trained countless Army operatives in a variety of combat techniques over the years. As a GI Joe Tiger Force team member, he brings his expertise to many anti-Cobra operations! Availability:

Wreckage (MSH Classic)

Wreckage (4C System)

Wreckage (Marvel Saga)


the Air Assault Glider: designed to work in two distinct modes, the Air Assault Glider can function as either a normal GI Joe glider or be converted into a fully functional Cobra jet pack - the better for Barrel Roll to slip behind Cobra lines with! Availability:

the Air Assault Glider (MSH Classic)

the Air Assault Glider (4C System)

the Air Assault Glider (Marvel Saga)

the AWE Striker: a small, lightweight vehicle, this camouflage gray, off-road marvel was first adopted by GI JOE in 1985. Weighing 2.8 tons and armed with a powerful, recoil-less rifle, the AWE Striker can offer the Joes fire support almost anywhere! Availability:

the AWE Striker (MSH Classic)

the AWE Striker (4C System)

the AWE Striker (Marvel Saga)

The Battle Blitz: a six-wheeled, all-terrain vehicle with a large vertical profile, the Battle Blitz is one of the Joe team's 'Spy Troops' vehicles with a built-in surprise - this being a built-in 'land luge' launcher a Joe operative can ride at incredible speeds! Availability:

the Battle Blitz (MSH Classic)

the Battle Blitz (4C System)

the Battle Blitz (Marvel Saga)

the Conquest X-30: an advanced, forward-swept wing aircraft, the Conquest X-30 is an aeronautical marvels that shouldn't technically fly - but handily manages to do so thanks to a variety of highly advanced, computer-assisted control mechanisms! Availability:

the Conquest X-30 (MSH Classic)

the Conquest X-30 (4C System)

the Conquest X-30 (Marvel Saga)

the Desert Coyote: to picture the Desert Coyote, imagine a weaponized go-kart. Yes, GI Joe made use of such a vehicle, armed and armored as much as is physically possible, to make lightning raids on Cobra territory. It may be small, but packs a crazy punch! Availability:

the Desert Coyote (MSH Classic)

the Desert Coyote (4C System)

the Desert Coyote (Marvel Saga)

The Gun Station: the gun station is a small portable missile launching station the GI Joe team can haul into an area and rapidly assemble, either on a transient or semi-permanent basis. It's useful against either enemy aircraft or fortifications! Availability:

the Gun Station (MSH Classic)

the Gun Station (4C System)

the Gun Station (Marvel Saga)

The Hoverstrike: this small, one-person hovercraft is a green, wedge-shaped affair. Equipped with two vectored-thrust turbo fans, the Hoverstrike can be driven almost like a floating skate board, albiet a much larger one, and is heavily armed for its size! Availability:

the Hoverstrike (MSH Classic)

the Hoverstrike (4C System)

the Hoverstrike (Marvel Saga)

the Military Utility Vehicle: the Military Utility Vehicle, or MUV, is an all-terrain ride that GI Joe can use no matter how remote their location may be. This vehicle is heavily armed, and can take that firepower almost anywhere in the Pursuit of Cobra! Availability:

the Military Utility Vehicle (MUV) (MSH Classic)

the Military Utility Vehicle (MUV) (4C System)

the Military Utility Vehicle (MUV) (Marvel Saga)

the Missile Storm Copter: built from the same plans that Cobra stole to eventually produce its Mark 3 FANG helicopters, the Missile Storm Copter has a somewhat different armament and coloration, but otherwise performs the exact same job for GI Joe. Availability:

the Missile Storm Copter (MSH Classic)

the Missile Storm Copter (4C System)

the Missile Storm Copter (Marvel Saga)

the Mobile Command Center: simply huge, the MCC is a three story tall, tracked vehicle that GI Joe uses as an on-the-go forward base in the never-ending war against Cobra terrorism. It has everything the Joes need to keep tabs on and counter their enemy with! Availability:

the Mobile Command Center (MSH Classic)

the Mobile Command Center (4C System)

the Mobile Command Center (Marvel Saga)

the Night Attack Chopper: the Night Attack Chopper is a state of the art combat troop transport, having the ability to stealthily insert and extract operatives anywhere. And when stealth fails it, the Chopper makes up for that with sheer, overwhelming firepower! Availability:

the Night Attack Chopper (MSH Classic)

the Night Attack Chopper (4C System)

the Night Attack Chopper (Marvel Saga)

the Patriot Grizzly: a massive tank that is the latest in a long time of GI Joe artillery pieces, the Patriot Grizzly is a powerful ground weapon used in more standardized combat against the legions of Cobra terrorists, assassins, and genetically engineered freaks. Availability:

the Patriot Grizzly (MSH Classic)

the Patriot Grizzly (4C System)

the Patriot Grizzly (Marvel Saga)

the Road Rebel: a small device, the Road Rebel is a tracked, all-terrain ride which is basically a vehicle with which to carry an oversized missile launcher into whatever position is required. It's also armed with a flamethrower, for anti-personnel action! Availability:

the Road Rebel (MSH Classic)

the Road Rebel (4C System)

the Road Rebel (Marvel Saga)

the Sky Sweeper Jet: something of a miniature stealth bomber, the Sky Sweeper Jet is a small, flying-wing style aircraft built for stealth. Instead of dropping bombs however, it can deploy a micro-jet with Cobra markings to infiltrate its air force! Availability:

the Sky Sweeper Jet (MSH Classic)

the Sky Sweeper Jet (4C System)

the Sky Sweeper Jet (Marvel Saga)

the Smoke Screen Transport: the aptly named Smoke Screen Transport looks like a combat truck, but is in fact a delivery mechanism for a small, vectored thrust spy craft that it houses. When in position, its drivers can launch the craft to spy on Cobra! Availability:

the Smoke Screen Transport (MSH Classic)

the Smoke Screen Transport (4C System)

the Smoke Screen Transport (Marvel Saga)

the Snow Cat: the Snow Cat can traverse the nastiest of icy terrain thanks to its half track design, in even the coldest of Katabatic winds. Armed with surface-to-surface / air missiles and ground based 'ski torpedoes', the Snow Cat commands winter battles. Availability:

the Snow Cat (MSH Classic)

the Snow Cat (4C System)

the Snow Cat (Marvel Saga)

the Split Fire: essentially a weaponized pickup truck, the Split Fire is a sight to behold. It's as if someone crammed as much armament into one as is physically possible, while still retaining the available cargo space and mobility they're so famous for! Availability:

the Split Fire (MSH Classic)

the Split Fire (4C System)

the Split Fire (Marvel Saga)

the Torpedo: GI Joe often makes use of captured Cobra hardware for training purposes, but occasionally it can be made even more practical. This is the case with the Torpedo, one-person Cobra subs that, until their capture, were part of the Cobra Hurricane! Availability:

the Torpedo (MSH Classic)

the Torpedo (4C System)

the Torpedo (Marvel Saga)

the Wave Crusher: a small clandestine craft used by the GI Joe team (though mainly Depth Charge), the Wave Crusher is a water sled that can be converted into a Cobra jet ski, allowing its operator to sneak into the ranks of those terrorists undetected! Availability:

the Wave Crusher (MSH Classic)

the Wave Crusher (4C System)

the Wave Crusher (Marvel Saga)

Built To Rule (BTR):

the Armadillo Assault: a somewhat large ride, the Armadillo Assault is built tough. It can be configured as an armored carrier or a dune buggy depending on the Joes' needs. It also comes equipped with a one-person scout craft, making it its own air support! Availability:

the Armadillo Assault (MSH Classic)

the Armadillo Assault (4C System)

the Armadillo Assault (Marvel Saga)

the Depth Ray: a curious example of engineering even for the BTR line of vehicles, the Depth Ray can function as either a submarine or a dune buggy. This allows Wet-Suit (or whoever else drives the thing) to attack a Cobra foe almost anywhere on earth! Availability:

the Depth Ray (MSH Classic)

the Depth Ray (4C System)

the Depth Ray (Marvel Saga)

the Forest Fox: this medium-sized BTR device may either take the form of a Jeep ™ or a Transport, depending on the Joes' needs at a given moment. For something its size, the Forest Fox has an insane amount of armaments at its disposal! Availability:

the Forest Fox (MSH Classic)

the Forest Fox (4C System)

the Forest Fox (Marvel Saga)

the Locust: the third version of the GI Joe Locust, this tiny, one-person vehicle can be configured in one of two separate ways. Its modular BTR technology lets the operator of the Locust (usually Hollow Point) use it as either a helicopter or a swamp buggy! Availability:

the Locust (MSH Classic)

the Locust (4C System)

the Locust (Marvel Saga)

the Raging Typhoon: this marvel of modern engineering is a hovercraft which is armed to the teeth! Of course, when necessary the Joes can rebuild it as not one, not two, but four separate vehicles, allowing them to battle Cobra anywhere on earth! Availability:

the Raging Typhoon (MSH Classic)

the Raging Typhoon (4C System)

the Raging Typhoon (Marvel Saga)

the Rock Crusher: this diminutive BTR vehicle can be configured to resemble two other Joe vehicles currently in operation. It can be assembled in either an assault quad or land luge mode, and may readily be switched between the two fast due to its size! Availability:

the Rock Crusher (MSH Classic)

the Rock Crusher (4C System)

the Rock Crusher (Marvel Saga)

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