Cobra: 2009 Personnel and Equipment

Personnel:

the Baroness: after her brother was seemingly killed by an American soldier, the girl who would become the Baroness was consumed with a need for vengeance, and her foray into international terrorism ultimately led to an association with Cobra. Availability:

the Baroness (MSH Classic)

the Baroness (4C System)

the Baroness (Marvel Saga)

Wade Collins: a former POW disillusioned with America after the Vietnam war, Wade was easily seduced by Cobra's promises. It wasn't until he became one of their elite Crimson Guard that, with the help of friends, he saw through their lies. Availability:

Wade Collins (MSH Classic)

Wade Collins (4C System)

Wade Collins (Marvel Saga)

Doctor Mindbender: formerly a mild-mannered orthodontist, Doctor Mindbender came into being after the man tested out brain-wave altering devices meant to alleviate dental pain on himself. His personality polarized, he became a literal mad scientist! Availability:

Doctor Mindbender (MSH Classic)

Doctor Mindbender (4C System)

Doctor Mindbender (Marvel Saga)

Firefly: a true artist of a saboteur, Firefly enjoys destroying all which is supposedly invulnerable. The adopted son of the Koga ninja clan, Firefly also takes great pride in never being seen before, during, or after he demolishes his targets! Availability:

Firefly (MSH Classic)

Firefly (4C System)

Firefly (Marvel Saga)

HISS Drivers: trained in the use of both High Speed Sentries and FANG helicopters, these villains are the cream of Cobra's terroristic crop. Much less expendable than their standard troops, HISS Drivers are highly skilled in all manner of vehicular combat. Availability:

HISS Drivers (MSH Classic)

HISS Drivers (4C System)

HISS Drivers (Marvel Saga)

Strato-Vipers: while some Air-Vipers strive to become AVACs, others instead work at becoming Strato-Vipers! These elite pilots have logged thousands of hours in the air, have considerable combat experience, and have even been surgically augmented! Availability:

Strato-Vipers (MSH Classic)

Strato-Vipers (4C System)

Strato-Vipers (Marvel Saga)

Dreadnoks:

Torch: violent and dim-witted, Torch has been an unrepentant discipline problem since birth. Too much for conventional motorcycle gangs to handle, Torch eventually wound up in Zartan's orbit, ultimately becoming one of that villain's Dreadnoks! Availability:

Torch (MSH Classic)

Torch (4C System)

Torch (Marvel Saga)

Python Patrol:

Copperhead: an unsuccessful speedboat racer who bet on himself too often, Copperhead found working for Cobra a great way to pay off his gambling debts. Of course, he enjoys numerous other advantages of being on that organization's payroll, as well! Availability:

Copperhead (MSH Classic)

Copperhead (4C System)

Copperhead (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)

Equipment:

the Arctic HISS: modified from the base Mark 3 model, the Arctic HISS has all of that vehicle's capabilities, save for one. Instead of its twinned 30mm cannons, the Arctic HISS features a large missile rack to assault Cobra's foes, instead! Availability:

the Arctic HISS (MSH Classic)

the Arctic HISS (4C System)

the Arctic HISS (Marvel Saga)

the CLAW: with GI Joe fielding multiple inexpensive vehicles with which to dominate the skies, Cobra had no choice but to innovate. Enter the CLAW, or Covert Light Aerial Weapon, which is essentially two jet engines held together by a single wing! Availability:

the CLAW (MSH Classic)

CLAW (4C System)

CLAW (Marvel Saga)

the Sting Raider: Cobra's Sting Raider is a medium-sized air boat that's light and fast despite its heavy arms and armor. Cobra typically uses this vehicle on fresh water assaults, and it comes in very handy in swamps or river basins! Availability:

the Sting Raider (MSH Classic)

Sting Raider (4C System)

Sting Raider (Marvel Saga)

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