Joe Con 2012 Exclusive Voltar Review.

Fear the cyclops!

Voltar came in the 2012 convention set, “Operation Bear Trap” I purchased the re issue of this set while at the 2013 con, and had to check out this popular figure a bit closer. I never had this character as a child, and had no major attachment to him.  In my mind that helps this review to stand more on the figure’s merits and not nostalgia alone.

voltar1Voltar  consists of a new head and helmet, and lower legs from POC Beachhead placed on Rise of Cobra Accelerator suit body.  An Iron Grenadier belt and sword are fitting and help him blend in with his fellow Grenadiers.

As you can see from this angle, the helmet doesn’t fit perfectly snug on the head. Continue reading

Most touching G.I.Joe video you will ever see (Child Cancer Survivor)

gi-joe-the-rise-of-cobra-logoThe video embedded below was completed with the help of the real classic voices of Flint and Lady Jaye (Mary Macdonald Lewis and Bill Ratner.) The video was made by  a loving father to highlight the strengths of amazing children, one a child cancer survivor, the other nearly blind. Check it out below.  -revsears