G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra Website

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G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra is basically like the movie but a video game, I think. And now there’s an awesome EA website for the game, here.

The only G.I. JOE action figure I remember owning is this girl with a hot pink shirt on. I think that’s really weird, it’s like buying 4-LOM as your one and only Star Wars action figure, why? I feel like I should have gotten someone like Lady Jaye or Baroness or whatever, not some random hot pink shirt girl. Let me search for “hot pink shirt g.i. joe” and see if I can figure out her name…

Ok, her name is Zarana, luckily she’s in the top 5 G.I. JOE babes list (why?):

Zarana’s look was a straddle between punk, new wave and lesbian chic, which is a lot to handle when you’re a kid. But her character’s “filecard” (the cardboard piece attached to the plastic casing holding the figurine) depicted Zarana in a low cut shirt displaying a hefty chest and cleavage which made it the raciest file card, by far.

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I don’t understand why young me would:

a) Not choose another action figure like Snake Eyes or Destro.
b) Of all girls choose the “punk, new wave and lesbian chic” girl.

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