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YoJoe ID: 118-HAF-1988-SUPERTRO-01

Series: Seven (1988)

Super Trooper was first available as a mail-in offer in 1988. He was discontinued domestically in 1989.

Specially marked figures released in 1988 came with tiny inserts with a mini-comic describing the Super Trooper and a certificate. The certificates could be collected and redeemed for a Super Trooper action figure.

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Accessories

Super Trooper came with a chrome helmet, a chrome submachine gun, and a chrome shield.

Filecard Information

File Name: Latimer, Paul
SN: 981-88-3819
Grade: O-2
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio
Primary Specialty: Infantry
Secondary Specialty: Public Relations

Lieutenant Latimer graduated at the top of the first class to be processed through a new army school that's so secret it doesn't have a name! Suffice to say, that the object of that program is to produce highly motivated individuals with advanced technical skills for assault operations deep within enemy territory with virtually no support. Requirements consist of fluency in 3 languages from the potential adversary list, airborne qualification, and a recipient of the expert infantryman's badge.

"He went to West Point the hard way, by enlisting in the Army straight out of high school. He then took the test for admission to the West Point Prep School, a grueling ten-week program with a 60% attrition rate and no guarantee of an appointment to the Academy at the end of it! He could have been staff material. The Joint Chiefs had their eyes on him. So why did he sign up for a secret program with an extremely low profile and little chance for personal advancement? Was it because he preferred an assignment where honor, integrity and loyalty were considered assets instead of liabilities? Or was he simply seeking adventure?"

Variations

No variations of Super Trooper (v1) are known to exist.

Body Construction

Super Trooper's head was originally used to create Knockdown (1987). His chest (not including the armor pieces) was originally used with Outback (1987). His waist and arms were originally used with Wet-Suit (1986). His legs were originally used with Zandar (1986).

Super Trooper's entire mold was later re-used to create Rapid Fire (1990).

Versions of Super Trooper (v1)

This was the only version of Super Trooper ever released.

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Super Trooper (v1).

Original Retail: $1.00 and 4 Super Trooper Proof of Purchase Certificates
Hasbro Product: n/a
RAHC: n/a
Lee's Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: #130
Tomart's Guide: #GI5972
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 109 (1st Ed.), Pg. 164 (2nd Ed.)
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a
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