G.I. Joe Haslab Skystriker Update And A Hint At A New O-Ring Dr. Mindbender Figure?!?

by Jay Cochran
November 16, 2021
Hasbro today released a new Skystriker Situation Report video for their Haslab campaign and in it they give us a new look at the grey model for the vehicle. They also are seemingly teasing Dr. Mindbender as one of the characters that will soon be getting their updated O-Ring treatment in the Pulse exclusive 3 3/4" line they announced last month during Pulse-Con. They hold up a Mindbender figure which I believe was an original one asking people if they would like to see the character featured in the line.



With just over 21 days left the Skystriker campaign has 5,448 of the minimum 10k backers needed to go into production.
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Roadpigmaster - 2021-12-10 @ 3:50 am
1 hour ago, LoreKeeper said:

Sorry to hear the third tier wasn't made, but I'm happy for everyone that backed this. I know poor Joe doesn't get enough love these days. At least now you guys can say that GI Joe got more support than a Star Wars toy.?

Oh yeah, still we got tier two and that sweet Cobra crew team... I was more excited about that Cobra team than from the Joes line up.???

LoreKeeper - 2021-12-10 @ 2:40 am

Sorry to hear the third tier wasn't made, but I'm happy for everyone that backed this. I know poor Joe doesn't get enough love these days. At least now you guys can say that GI Joe got more support than a Star Wars toy.?

Admiral_Brockbar - 2021-12-08 @ 1:31 pm

If they ever do a 6" HISS Tank or Rattler, I'm in trouble. Still love the 3 3/4" stuff (have a bunch), but my collecting focus has been 6" for quite a while.

Part of me hopes they just keep doing the smaller scale stuff and spare my wallet.

Roadpigmaster - 2021-12-08 @ 12:07 pm

I'm glad we (The Joe fans that back it up) got tier 2 Ripcord unlocked... This will prove that we are glad that O-RING is back and that Haslab GI Joe is for real and with more projects to come in the future...???

I backed 3 last night ??

deecee4 - 2021-12-08 @ 10:42 am

Impressive showing for Hasbro, guess you win some, you lose some lol

Outsiders - 2021-12-08 @ 6:13 am

Not a bad haul overall but the Spring 2023 release is a pain...

Goldbug - 2021-12-08 @ 5:59 am
26 minutes ago, BothanBlue said:

I couldn't be happier! 16,805 backers for this awesome Skystriker. I hope this means that more o-ring Joe's are on the horizon. With 30 minutes left in the campaign I caved and bought a second Skystriker. I just couldn't resist. This was a grail toy from my childhood that I never owed, but played with when visiting my cousin. He also owned the first Cobra Rattler and Kenner X-wing that I ever played with. Awesome memories. I hope Haslab keeps these dreams coming in the near future. Go Joe!

it has been updated to

16,798 Backers

I still have my Kenner X-wing I got for Christmas in 1978 or was it '79 anyway poor things laser cannons are deteriorating ? electronics stopped working a long time ago

JayC - 2021-12-08 @ 5:33 am
3 minutes ago, BothanBlue said:

I couldn't be happier! 16,805 backers for this awesome Skystriker. I hope this means that more o-ring Joe's are on the horizon. With 30 minutes left in the campaign I caved and bought a second Skystriker. I just couldn't resist. This was a grail toy from my childhood that I never owed, but played with when visiting my cousin. He also owned the first Cobra Rattler and Kenner X-wing that I ever played with. Awesome memories. I hope Haslab keeps these dreams coming in the near future. Go Joe!

Well according to Hasbro during Pulse-Con they have a whole line of new o-ring figures planned, so this should just be the tip of the iceberg I would think.

BothanBlue - 2021-12-08 @ 5:31 am

I couldn't be happier! 16,805 backers for this awesome Skystriker. I hope this means that more o-ring Joe's are on the horizon. With 30 minutes left in the campaign I caved and bought a second Skystriker. I just couldn't resist. This was a grail toy from my childhood that I never owed, but played with when visiting my cousin. He also owned the first Cobra Rattler and Kenner X-wing that I ever played with. Awesome memories. I hope Haslab keeps these dreams coming in the near future. Go Joe!

JayC - 2021-12-08 @ 5:29 am

So best Skystiker toy to date, 7 figures, 2 support vehicles and a display/Flight stand. Overall I would say not to bad.

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