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Lady Jaye & Battlefield Messenger concepts

For this site I search around the internet looking for interesting unproduced designs, concept art, etc. This time around we have an early unused Renegades Lady Jaye concept posted here over a year ago, as well as concept art seen in this auction (mentioned by someone on Facebook), only referred to as Battlefield Messenger (though he does resemble Dusty).

ladyjaye-concept-jj battlefield_messenger

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Desert Lady Jaye

This is a design that fits into no particular theme beyond new designs for old characters. Here’s Lady Jaye in desert gear.

LJ-Desert

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Arctic Alpine

Today we’ve got a new version of Alpine, this time ready for a snowier mountain than usual.

Alpine-NEW

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Mega Marines Barbecue and Iceberg

This update includes a design based on the unproduced concept for a Mega Marines Barbecue, seen here (obviously a lot had to be guessed at since the image isn’t great), and an original Iceberg in warm weather gear. (Click images to enlarge.)

BBQ-MegaMarines  Iceberg-infantry

 

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Frostbite and Pythona

It’s been a few days, so here are two more characters. First, it’s another cold weather G.I. Joe ready for warmer climates, Frostbite. And from a more obscure corner of G.I. Joe, here’s a new version of Pythona. This design is maybe a bit more human, and it’s more like she may have appeared in a modern comic book, instead of a kids’ cartoon.

Frostbite-infantry Pythona-A

1995 Flint and “Original 13” Scarlett

A two-for-one post today. First up is the unproduced Battle Rangers Flint that would’ve appeared in 1995, and then like with an earlier Snake-Eyes post, it’s Scarlett if her original uniform matched better with her male teammates.

UPDATE: Click here to see the Yojoe.com page about that Flint figure.

Flint-1995  Scarlett-original

Bazooka times three

That Bazooka’s football jersey is an obvious New England Patriots jersey makes perfect sense, given they would be Rhode Island-based Hasbro’s home team. In 1985, number 14 was Steve Grogan, who played for the team in the season that led them to the 1986 Super Bowl. The Patriots got beaten badly in that game by the Chicago Bears, which include William “Fridge” Perry, who would get his own G.I. Joe figure soon after! Here are, in order, Bazooka’s action figure design, a version including the Patriots’ CORRECT 1985 jersey design, and then one including their current uniform.

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