Series: Six (1987)
Outback was first released as part of the sixth series (1987). He was also available in 1988 and was discontinued in 1989.
Leftover Hasbro stock of this figure was packaged with new accessories and sold at the 1992 G.I.Joe Convention.
Outback came with a black Heckler & Koch rifle, a tan web belt, a tan survival backpack, and a green flashlight.
Birthplace: Big Piney, Wyoming
Primary Specialty: Infantry
Secondary Specialty: Survival Training Instructor
The 1992 G.I.Joe Convention release came with the green flashlight, a white rifle, and a brown machine gun.
Outback's body is completely original - all new body parts.
Outback's entire body and mold were re-used for the 1988 Night Force Outback (v2). The chest, arms, waist, and legs were later re-used to create Big Brawler (2001).
Note that there is a hole on the outside portion of Outback's left leg. It was used to hold the flashlight accessory.
In the United Kingdom and Europe, Outback was recolored and released as Tiger Force Outback.
In Brazil, a "Sonic Fighters" version of Tiger Force Outback was released as "Forasteiro."
Outback's chest, arms, legs, and waist were used in India to create Big Brawler.
Versions of Outback (v1)
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Outback (v1).
Original Retail: n/a
Hasbro Product: n/a
Lee's Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: #141, #392 (Convention)
Tomart's Guide: #GI5707
The Ultimate Guide: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a