COBRA COMMANDER (v33A)
Cobra Commander (v33a) came with a black microphone, a silver microphone stand, and a black podium with red banner.
Primary Specialty: Intelligence
Secondary Specialty: Ordnance (Experimental Weaponry)
The rise of COBRA began with one man. Bitter about a lifetime of failures, resentful of those who wielded power, he began a systematic revenge against the world that he believed had wronged him. He started as a small-time salesman, traveling from town to town, holding meetings in which he recruited people as disillusioned with their lives as he was with his own. His face masked by a hood, he spoke with sibilant persuasion of his twisted vision for a new global empire. A few dozen people joined him, then several dozen more. And then, his dazzling lies mesmerized the entire town of Springfield, which became the birthplace of the evil COBRA organization.
"I won't stop until my organization coils around the whole world like a giant cobra!"
Cobra Commander (v33a) was available with a blue suit in much lower quantities.
While Cobra Commander (v33a) was created using molds new to G.I. Joe, the body is actually made from two figures in Hasbro's Indiana Jones line. While the left hand came from an Indiana Jones, the rest of the body was developed for Toht, a figure eventually released in 2011. The mold was also used to create Cobra Commander (version 33b).
Versions of Cobra Commander
"The Doctor" represents Cobra Commander before adopting the title in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. "Old Snake" represents a future version of Cobra Commander from Sunbow's The Transformers animated series.
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