Hasbro Reveals G.I. Joe SDCC Exclusive Missile Base Reproduction
Hasbro has revealed its big exclusive G.I. JOE item for this year’s San Diego Comic Con: A reproduction of the 1982 Sears-exclusive Cobra Missile Command Headquarters. The base comes with Cobra Commander, Cobra Officer, and Cobra Trooper figures as well as file cards.
The original Missile Command Headquarters playset is one of the hardest items to find in the original G.I. JOE toyline due to its fragility and scarcity. This reproduction features all-new artwork resembling the original.
The figures appear to reuse existing 25th/30th/50th Anniversary pieces, but notably use the early “Mickey Mouse” Cobra symbol.
The package design appears to faithfully reproduce the original box, and even has weathering and scuffing so you can pretend it’s been sitting in your aunt’s attic for 35 years.
According to a press release, the set will retail for $49.99 and will be available at Hasbro’s booth at SDCC (#3329).
G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters
(Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego)
Cobraaaa! One of the rarest of all G.I. Joe playsets is back! The G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters, this convention exclusive is a faithful reproduction of the original and iconic Cobra Missile Command Headquarters Set from 1982. It recreates the classic design of the original in exacting detail with a weathered finished, following the original die-lines with all new re-created graphics. Assemble the highly detailed, sturdy graphic board components to build a headquarters that includes missile base, missile support systems, cruise missile, control panel, movable elevator, work platform, and seats. The set also comes with reproductions of the three figures that came with the original set – Cobra Commander (with a logo that is an homage to the original, first version Cobra Commander logo), Cobra Officer, and Cobra Trooper. Set includes file cards for the figures, as well as a file card holder for the cards. The G.I. Joe Cobra Missile Command Headquarters will be for sale during San Diego Comic-Con 2017.
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