When my wife bought this figure home for me and I took it out of the package for the first time I really wasn’t wowed by it because of it’s plastic vest and how it’s removable hood sat on it’s head.
But once I removed the vest and started to play around with it some more with me looking at it sitting on my desk I turned the corner and now I think it’s a cool action figure that bares a likeness of the second ever released version of Storm Shadow from way back in 1988.
It’s mold seems to be that of one of the Rise Of Cobra versions but I could be wrong with this but it does look a lot like one of those which I missed out when they were in stores so it’s good I have this now for my “Cosmic Ark” army.
You get the standard weapons you would find with “Stormy” plus a the gimmick of a zip line/pulley which is aimed more for the younger kids than us older fans/collectors so I just tossed into my plastic storage bin of Joes.
One interesting thing of note here too is on the back of the package there is a little write up that says the following….”Sneak Attack Storm Shadow shares a violent history with G.I. Joe ninja Snake Eyes that will lead them into an unknown future where foes may become friends”.
So is this a spoiler for the upcoming movie or something that is mirroring some of the classic story lines from the comic book or cartoons? I don’t know but I thought it was worth mentioning.
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