Cobra's 2015 Personnel and Equipment


AVACs: Air-Vipers, Advanced Class, or AVACs, are elite Cobra pilots that are seemingly fearless, and capable of performing advanced calculations in their head. Both qualities are vital if one wishes to pilot the so-called Pocket Rocket: the Firebat! Availability:

AVACs (MSH Classic)

AVACs (4C System)

AVACs (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)

Night Creeper Leaders: while individual bearers of this title come and go over time, the Night Creeper Leader is the member of that bizarre ninja band which is currently the overall greatest in both their martial arts skill and the accumulation of great wealth. Availability:

Night Creeper Leaders (MSH Classic)

Night Creeper Leaders (4C System)

Night Creeper Leaders (Marvel Saga)

Slice: a rogue member of the already infamous Arashikage ninja clan, Slice isn't interested in perfecting his martial prowess. No, he only wants to utilize it to line his pockets, something he and his partner, Dice, easily manage working for Cobra! Availability:

Slice (MSH Classic)

Slice (4C System)

Slice (Marvel Saga)

Vypra: having as many backgrounds as there are days in the week, Vypra maintains many identities - even that of twin ninjas! Regardless of her origins, her position as a rough and tumble Cobra courier cannot be denied, a job she enjoys almost too much! Availability:

Vypra (MSH Classic)

Vypra (4C System)

Vypra (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)


Zartan: a 'zen cosmic biker hitman', the man known only as Zartan is a criminal with astounding powers of camouflage, regeneration, and super-human strength. Though no one really knows why he did so, Zartan is also the founder of the Dreadnoks. Availability:

Zartan (MSH Classic)

Zartan (4C System)

Zartan (Marvel Saga)

Iron Grenadiers:

Annihilators: thanks to the heli-pack assigned to each Annihlator, these airborne soldiers may be instantly deployed from any location! Serving as Destro's personal bodyguards, Annihlators work together to guarantee his safety - and that of their paychecks! Availability:

Annihilators (MSH Classic)

Annihilators (4C System)

Annihilators (Marvel Saga)

Iron Grenadiers: drawn from the ranks of earth's elite mercenaries, the Iron Grenadiers are the core of Destro's personal army. Insidious saboteurs and relentless arms dealers, the Iron Grenadiers are supremely motivated, as they get a cut of every MARS sale! Availability:

Iron Grenadiers (MSH Classic)

Iron Grenadiers (4C System)

Iron Grenadiers (Marvel Saga)

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)

Python Patrol:

Croc Master: obsessed with crocodiles all his life, the man known only as Croc Master founded Guard Gators, Inc., to sell his babies as a deadly security system. This endeared him with Cobra's leadership, who needed to secure its large tropical Island! Availability:

Croc Master (MSH Classic)

Croc Master (4C System)

Croc Master (Marvel Saga)


the Basilisk: after receiving untold punishment from Snow Cats, Tiger Cats, Wolf Hounds, and Mark 2 HAVOCs over the years, Cobra finally stole the design for their own use. Thus, they now have another all-terrain, half-track combat vehicle at their disposal! Availability:

the Basilisk (MSH Classic)

the Basilisk (4C System)

the Basilisk (Marvel Saga)

the Rail HISS: an upgraded Mark 3 HISS, the Rail HISS features a neon orange paint job, but otherwise functions identically. Save, of course, for the twin rail guns that replace its usual, twin 30mm cannons. They drastically improve its offensive capability! Availability:

the Rail HISS (MSH Classic)

the Rail HISS (4C System)

the Rail HISS (Marvel Saga)

the Scythe: when GI Joe upgraded their first fighter aircraft, itself based upon the F-14 Tomcat, Cobra made it a point to steal the group's data regarding the process. Using this, they built themselves a line of Scythes, veritable clones of GI Joe's greatest jet! Availability:

the Scythe XP-14F Combat Jet (MSH Classic)

the Scythe XP-14F Combat Jet (4C System)

the Scythe XP-14F Combat Jet (Marvel Saga)

the Wave Crusher: a mainstay of the GI Joe arsenal for decades, the SHARC is a vehicle ahead of its time, in that it is a submarine that can take to the air at a moment's notice! Why else do you think Cobra stole its technology for its own use? Availability:

the Wave Crusher (MSH Classic)

the Wave Crusher (4C System)

the Wave Crusher (Marvel Saga)

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