Once again I’ve been a little delinquent on posting reveals for the G.I. Joe Collectors Club FSS 7, but they have just released an image for their fourth figure – Dreadnok KAOS.
While on the one hand, I’m really glad they’re dipping into the Concept Case unreleased Pursuit of COBRA items, on the other hand, this was probably my least favorite of those items. Show me some N.O.M.A.D., Clutch, or Raven’s Wing… or heck, some of those heavy Alley Viper or HISS Drivers, too!
Figure three was revealed a couple of days back, and I gotta be honest, this is one of the coolest figures I’ve seen in a long time. Yeah, I’m mark for most things General Hawk, but as a kid I LOVED the jet pack version of him (I wish it had been used more in the comic) and I think this is a pretty cool representation. The colors aren’t quite right, but the build is fantastic and I just love how the figure looks.
Figure #2… I’m kind of blah. For a nearly swan song Figure Subscription Service, the last thing we need is yet another COBRA Commander. And honestly, the Arctic Version was horribly overrated just because it was a canceled figure. If it had been released, I can almost guarantee nobody would have cared less.
That being said, I’m glad at least that the Club overhauled the parts with more modern choices so the articulation wasn’t quite so bad. It’s an okay figure, I guess, I just don’t get the hype.
If you like what you see, you can sign up for FSS 7 and go crazy!
Finally hitting that General Hawk! My first Joe, ever. Looks pretty good! Rather than a recreation, he’s more like an update of the same idea with current tech (so to speak). Approved!
Glad they’re fully embracing the Dreadnoks as the Mad Max bad guys they always were — Kaos looks directly inspired by Lord Humungus. But I gotta laugh at Cobra Commander: he gets all dressed up for sub-zero weather and he has to bring his shiny metal snake staff with him? LOL. That will come in really handy, I’m sure.
I like that General Hawk. On the other hand, I’m very intrigued about those heavy alley vipers you have mentioned, Justin? I don’t think I’ve ever seen them.
General Hawk looks awesome! I really liked the original from 1991. He was a fun character in the NES G.I.Joe game too!
The FSS is too pricey for me, but that Hawk is sweet. Since the original was the base figure for Star Brigade Roadblock I am intrigued by the possibility of Star Brigade as the final con theme.