Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: “Who’s The REAL American Hero?” Edition

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Sometimes, it amuses me what bits of pop culture keep coming back around.  A couple of years ago, I discovered through my child’s school Halloween party that the icons of my youth (notably Optimus Prime and Snake-Eyes) had made a resurgence in popularity.  My feelings on their big dumb ridiculous stupid and bombastic new-school incarnations aside, it was kind of cool to see the kids enjoying the same bits of pop culture ephemera I grew up with, and I even had a couple of conversations about which Joes were the coolest.  As always, nobody had ever heard of my choices (except Bazooka, who makes the list for Frozen Fudgies) but it’s the kind of discussion that begs a query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) reminds you that knowledge is, reputedly, fifty percent of any given conflict, asking: Which member of the G.I. Joe team would you rather have by your side in red-laser-versus-blue-laser combat?