Soundwave, also known as Shattered Glass Soundwave, was available in the Invasion box set from Botcon 2012 (Dallas, TX). A retool of the 2008 Universe Ratchet figure,
Soundwave featured a double-ended weapon that could attach to either wrist at
both ends. One side featured a blade at the tip, while the other ended in
a cannon. Soundwave's trademark headband and a character card could be
purchased separately for an additional 5 dollars.
Of note to G.I. Joe
collectors is the tampographs on either side of Soundwave's vehicle mode:
logos for the fictional band Cold Slither are on the driver and passenger
doors. Cold Slither itself is a band from the eponymous Sunbow G.I. Joe episode, composed of
Zartan's face is plainly visible in the
In addition, registrants who purchased a convention set
during the first day of registration received a free Cold Slither pin.