A Look Back at Sideshow’s Definitive Cobra Commander Sixth Scale FigureDecember 13, 2014
To the dedicated corps of G.I. Joe (and Cobra) buffs, the Sideshow Collectibles Cobra Commander Sixth Scale Figure is likely to incite pangs of joyful nostalgia. The Joes hissing arch nemesis has been thoroughly recreated with a level of painstaking detail thats certain to appeal to discerning enthusiasts and collectors.
Once out of the collectible throwback packaging, Sideshows Cobra Commander Sixth Scale Figure immediately impresses. The nearly 12.5-inch figure boasts an extensive range of articulation and features a pair of interchangeable head sculpts that allow the tyrannical Cobra leader to be displayed with his face concealed behind the burnished visor of his helmet or with his eyes glaring ominously through his hood.
Clearly, the most remarkable aspect of Sideshows Cobra Commander Sixth Scale Figure is the staggeringly meticulous costume. The authentically colored blue uniform is superbly cut and embellished with imitation gold buttons and crimson emblems. The Commanders cape is particularly well done. The thick black and red fabric piece features circular gold-painted clasps that adhere to the lapel of the uniform with tiny magnets on the backing. An imitation leather harness, holster, sheath, and belt (complete with an ornate Cobra buckle) round out the highlights of the figures detailed getup.
Sideshows Cobra Commander Sixth Scale Figure arrives with the despots essential implements in tow. In addition to eight interchangeable hands, accessories include a dagger, vintage pistol, and a 6.5-inch cobra-headed scepter as standard. The Sideshow Exclusive version adds a laser pistol to the mix for even more display options.
Originally shipping back in 2014 at the list price of $174.99 USD, Sideshow Collectibles wickedly awesome Cobra Commander Sixth Scale Figure remains a highly craveable piece for both Joe and Cobra aficionados alike. For longtime fans of the G.I. Joe comics or classic animated series, its an essential addition to the collection.