TUNNEL RAT (v1)
Series: Six (1987)
Tunnel Rat was first released as part of the sixth series (1987). He was also available in 1988 and was discontinued in 1989.
It was common practice at Hasbro among the toy makers to sculpt action figures to look like real life individuals - including employees of Hasbro.
Tunnel Rat was sculpted to be Larry Hama - writer for Marvel Comics' G.I.Joe comic books from 1982 to 1994.
Tunnel Rat came with a black rifle, a dark green backpack, a dark green bag, and two dark green flashlights.
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Primary Specialty: EOD (Explosive Ordance Disposal)
Secondary Specialty: Combat Engineer
No variations of Tunnel Rat (v1) are known to exist.
Tunnel Rat's body is completely original - all new body parts.
The arms were re-used in 1994 to create Dial-Tone (v4).
In the United Kingdom and Europe, Tunnel Rat was recolored and released as Tiger Force Tunnel Rat.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Tunnel Rat (v1).
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Lee's Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: #142
Tomart's Guide: #GI5717
The Ultimate Guide: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a