War Criminal dolls
November 22, 2002 10:36 AM   Subscribe

G.I. Joe is a Real American Hero. Now you can get some new guys for him to fight against.
posted by Pretty_Generic (32 comments total)

 
I bet that Resin from the dead is just itching to make the Saddam doll.
posted by MaddCutty at 10:41 AM on November 22, 2002


$300 for two Hitlers.

Such a deal!
posted by Acetylene at 10:44 AM on November 22, 2002


Surely that would be infringing his intellectual property rights? I mean, you wouldn't want to start a war.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 10:45 AM on November 22, 2002


Comming Soon... Rienhard Heydric, Joseph Goebles, Seoo Dietrich, Heinrich Himmler, and more!


Yikes!
posted by Steve_at_Linnwood at 10:45 AM on November 22, 2002


I was actually afraid that I'd be seeing a figure in Muslim garb when I opened the site - it was a relative relief to see someone who's at least dead and a verifiable criminal. But I do wonder who would buy such a thing. Why encourage kids to play at hating and killing anyone?
posted by orange swan at 10:46 AM on November 22, 2002


You might want to encourage them to hate Hitler.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 10:50 AM on November 22, 2002


Sheez, what kind of collectors are going to shell out $170 for a Hitler doll? Fans of toys or fans of Nazis? I suspect it's the latter.

BTW, orange swan, you may have been the target market for The Sum of All Fears.
posted by subgenius at 10:52 AM on November 22, 2002


What, no Stalin? Hirohito?
posted by bobo123 at 10:53 AM on November 22, 2002


And then there are these lovely action figures.
posted by SealWyf at 10:54 AM on November 22, 2002


My last post was redundant, I misread orange swan.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 11:00 AM on November 22, 2002


How boring are you if you want to play with Dr. Freud as a child?
posted by Steve_at_Linnwood at 11:01 AM on November 22, 2002


The Albino Bowler? Wha- wha- what?
posted by gottabefunky at 11:18 AM on November 22, 2002


You see? Questions like "who would win out of a fight between the the epitome of evil science and a pigment-deficient bowler" would not be satisfactorily answered were it not for these sites.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 11:29 AM on November 22, 2002


We at RFTG by no means endorse Naziism...

...but we're willing to profit from it.
posted by Mayor Curley at 11:34 AM on November 22, 2002


sorry but isnt it tacky to post links that just got posted on memepool?
posted by Peter H at 11:49 AM on November 22, 2002


Don't forget personalized action figures. (as seen on mefi)
posted by snez at 11:50 AM on November 22, 2002


I don't read memepool. I will from now on though, it looks good.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 11:52 AM on November 22, 2002


Dammitall, I think we all know that GI Joe fights one organization and one organization only. Anything else is just crazy talk.
posted by COBRA! at 11:59 AM on November 22, 2002


Now THIS is a REAL American Hero!
posted by Pollomacho at 12:12 PM on November 22, 2002


Does anyone know where I could get a Henry Kissinger doll?
posted by elwoodwiles at 12:26 PM on November 22, 2002


Get Joe your a hot date. Or a frilly pink dress, if he's so inclined. Or maybe have him sit down with Osama and straighten this whole mess out.
posted by Shane at 12:30 PM on November 22, 2002


(Um, that should be "your Joe." But you know that.)
posted by Shane at 12:31 PM on November 22, 2002


More about the Albino Bowler.
posted by drobot at 12:52 PM on November 22, 2002


This just keeps getting weirder. It....it's a....joke.....right?
posted by m@ at 1:13 PM on November 22, 2002


You can always strap your Hitler doll into another of their products.
posted by bclark at 1:43 PM on November 22, 2002


I'm not sure, but I ordered two of them (Albino Bowlers).
posted by drobot at 1:43 PM on November 22, 2002


I have no problem believing that a G.I. Joe collector would pay $170 for a customized Hitler, but there are cheaper options. Some of the hottest 1:6 scale toys in recent memory were when Dragon Models released German soldiers for the first time three or four years ago, because it was a long-ignored product segment for a long time (for obvious reasons). I seriously doubt the existence of these dolls can be attributed to an interest in Nazism as political ideology; it's more of a fascination with how cool the German uniforms are.
posted by MegoSteve at 2:25 PM on November 22, 2002


Wow! Get all these action figures together, and you could make a really expensive but emotionally hollow movie!

But who do we get to direct it?
posted by Guy Smiley at 5:27 PM on November 22, 2002


"Take Goodwin's Law from the Text Box to the Toybox!"

The longer you play with G.I. Joes, the possibility that they will fight Nazi's moves closer to one.
posted by agentfresh at 5:33 PM on November 22, 2002


...there are cheaper options...

And then there is the ultra-cheap option: We all know Hitler's brain was preserved after he died. So just buy Hitler's head and put it in a jar. The evil genius can command troops against Joe by telepathy! Buwahahahaha!

(Maybe Spock's Brain could help Joe out.)
posted by Shane at 8:11 PM on November 22, 2002


Don't be afraid, little resin Hitler. It is just a heat lamp. It has no feelings.
posted by dhartung at 10:14 PM on November 22, 2002


$170 each or $300 for two Hitlers?
You know, in case, you like, burn one $170 Hitler doll in anger, and want another to formulate schemes against GI Joe.
posted by Dillonlikescookies at 1:31 AM on November 23, 2002


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