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YoJoe ID: 118-HAF-1989-BACKBLAS-01

Series: Eight (1989)

Backblast was first released carded as part of the eighth series (1989). He was also sold in 1990 and was discontinued domestically in 1991.

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Backblast came with a green two-piece missile launcher system, three red missiles, a gray knife, a black monocular, and an orange bandolier.

Filecard Information

File Name: Menninger, Edward J.
Grade: E-5
Birthplace: New York, New York
Primary Specialty: Air Defense Artillery
Secondary Specialty: Signal Corps


No variations of Backblast (v1) are known to exist.

Body Construction

Backblast's body is entirely original - no parts were taken from other figures.

Backblast's head, torso, waist, and legs were later recolored and re-used to create Backblast (v2).

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 Backblast (v1).

Original Retail: n/a
Product Number: n/a
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: #233
Tomart's Guide: #GI6123
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a