One of the first G.I. Joe action figures from the mid-1979s was Mike Power a.k.a. Atomic Man. Basically a copy of the Six Million Dollar Man Steve Austin, Atomic Man came equipped with cyborg limbs where you could attached helicopter blades and other accessories sold separately. Instead of a kung-fu grip, he had an ATOMIC … Continue reading Atomic Man – The First G.I. Joe?
In GI Joe: Retaliation, nefarious Cobra con-artist Zartan's presidential bunker was adorned with a fallout poster on the wall that was similar to an actual 1950s Civil Defense campaign informing people that "you can protect yourself from radioactive fallout." The Civil Defense Museum has a quick description of the poster: http://www.civildefensemuseum.com/artgal/youcan.html Buy your own copy … Continue reading Decorating the President’s Nuclear Bunker