See G.I. Joe The Way It Should've Been Starting Friday

Posted by G-Man (39815 posts) - - Show Bio

G.I. Joe was a pretty decent cartoon, especially for an 80s cartoon.  "G.I. Joe: Resolute" begins this Friday on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim.  I know, you're thinking "Big deal, it's just G.I. Joe."  One thing you should know, it's written by none other than Mr. Warren Ellis.  The show will be a series of five-minute shorts and consist of eleven episodes.  The final episode (airing on April 25) will be ten minutes.  You'll be able to watch them on the channel and online.

Check out this little teaser.  You'll see that not only do they use guns with bullets (no harmless laser guns here) but you actually hear the slosh when Snake-Eyes jabs his sword in some Cobra-scum.  This is going to be good stuff.


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#1 Posted by Psychotime (821 posts) - - Show Bio

Too bad GI Joe isn't part of my childhood.

#2 Posted by SUNMAN (7379 posts) - - Show Bio

Show looks cool I will watch it.

I know of GI Joe, but the show just really missed my generation (born in '89) I have seen like one or 2 eps though form the old show

I hope the new movie is okay it looks entertaining.
#3 Posted by DMC (2004 posts) - - Show Bio


sorry I had to say it
#4 Posted by Dr_Clockwork (9 posts) - - Show Bio


Looking forward to this. ^^

#5 Edited by Erik (32504 posts) - - Show Bio

I have to say it is much better to be a kid now than when I was. Snake Eyes just looks awesome and the action is really nice and high quality. The Snake Eyes I got, you posted a video of him doing the can can dance before busting out some old school break dancing with swords on his back.

#6 Posted by G-Man (39815 posts) - - Show Bio
DMC said:

sorry I had to say it
Actually, it's "Yo, Joe!"  ;)
#7 Posted by Sparda (15795 posts) - - Show Bio

Damn it, only available in the US :(

#8 Posted by Darkchild (42051 posts) - - Show Bio


#9 Posted by Crimson Dominion (451 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice. I'm starting to get into G.I. Joe. Looking forward to the upcoming movie.

#10 Posted by mattydeNero (535 posts) - - Show Bio

All I'm asking is, when does the DVD come out?  I'm not about to sit through the garbage that is Adult Swim, DVR'd or not.

#11 Posted by MrMiracle77 (1673 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm surprised I haven't seen any ads for it anywhere on CN itself.  Looks pretty good.

#12 Posted by Shatterstar (5143 posts) - - Show Bio

Very nice.

I'm partial to this one myself


#13 Posted by Lunacyde (21317 posts) - - Show Bio

I just my pants

#14 Posted by Media_Master (2189 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks good, coming from someone who wasn't around during the 80's cartoon

#15 Posted by Precise (21947 posts) - - Show Bio
Sparda said:
"Damn it, only available in the US :("

#16 Edited by G-Man (39815 posts) - - Show Bio





This is only the first six.  There are more coming.

#17 Posted by Static Shock (49100 posts) - - Show Bio

Man, this sh!t is tight as hell!

Snake-Eyes for the win!

#18 Edited by Slinger (5779 posts) - - Show Bio

This show is crazy awesome. I can't believe they killed off SPOILER

 Bazooka so quickly and off screen. I can't wait for the inevitable DVD.

#19 Posted by Static Shock (49100 posts) - - Show Bio

It's about time they make G.I. Joe what it should be. Violent. Just like the comics.

#20 Posted by jackassassin (17 posts) - - Show Bio

Friends of mine and I were talking about this show yesterday, and hot they dumped the lazers and no kill shots and what not, and as a child of the 80's to see this now is perfect, its age aproperiate to me in my 30's as it was when i was a lad.  Brilliant.  I mean whos going to be the biggest fans of this series? fans of the toon when we were children.  So to amp up the violence and content to our age group works well.

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