WILD BILL (v5)
Series: Eighteen (2002)
Wild Bill (v5) was released as part of the eighteenth series (2002), carded in a two-pack with Neo-Viper (v4).
Wild Bill (v5) was also released in 2003 with a Mission Disc as part of the second series and again in 2004 with G.I.Joe Shaped Gum Pieces.
Wild Bill came with a brown hat, an olive brown Sound Attack machine gun, and a pair of graphite gray revolvers. The packaging also included a color background.
The Mission Disc version of Wild Bill came with two black pistols, a black knife, a black rifle, and a brown hat. The Mission Disc pack also included Mission Disc 3 (2nd series), featuring two episodes of the cartoon, a game, and a comic. The same disc was also included with the Mission Disc version of Firefly (v6).
Wild Bill (with Gum Bits) came with an olive brown Sound Attack machine gun.
Birthplace: Brady, Texas
Primary Specialty: Rotary wing aircraft pilot
Secondary Specialty: Fixed wing aircraft pilot
"It's my job to get the boys in to do their job, and if that means hanging tough in a hairy situations, that's okay. That's what I get paid for. Heck, if it was easy, they could get anybody to do it."
No variations of Wild Bill (v5) are known to exist.
Some versions of the carded figure two-pack came with a sticker promoting the G.I.Joe cartoons on Cartoon Network.
Note the return of the O-ring design absent from earlier new figures from 2002.
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