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Launched in 1982, the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero multimedia toy franchise revived a sixties toy staple with a new 80s quasi-superhero twist and a focus on multiple members to sell toys for maximum efficiency. There have been literally HUNDREDS of Joes in the ensuing decades, which means a lot of codenames, some of which are more familiar than others.
Welcome to Ten Things: Ten Supers With G.I. Joe codenames!
With Mr. Mark Thackeray as our example, we are all going to observe certain courtesies in this classroom. Spoilerites will be properly addressed as Mr., Ms. or their honorific of choice. And you will refer to today’s list of supers as “Sir”, with love. Welcome to Ten Things: Ten Super Sirs!
There are as many approaches to the hero game as there are heroes. But that doesn’t mean that they’re all equally noble…
The major problem of time travel, as a great mind was once heard to remark, is not the that of becoming your own father or mother, but in fact one of grammar. That’s even more difficult when the trip will would have been one way… Welcome to Ten Things!
The thing about super-powers is, one does not have to be a superhero to have them… Don’t believe me? Welcome to Ten Things!
The joy and the curse of the brilliant cartoon ‘The Venture Brothers’ is in its use of iconic characters to tell stories that are nothing like you’ve seen before. That’s where things start to get really weird… Welcome to Ten Things!
The use of retcons, or retroactive continuity, may be seen by some as proof that a story or trope was broken from the get-go. We say, au contraire! Sometimes going back to make adjustments to a narrative is not only a good idea, it’s absolutely NECESSARY. Welcome to Ten Things!