Hasbro’s really invested itself in its Mighty Muggs line; at SDCC, they revealed both an Optimus Prime Mugg (which looks like crap, actually?there’s just too much lost in translation between the giant robot truck to the simple Mighty Muggs body) and four G.I. Joe Muggs (which, as you can see, look totally fucking awesome). Besides Cobra Commander?who might actually be the coolest Mighty Mugg made, after Lando Calrissian?and Snake Eyes, there’s Duke and Storm Shadow, which you can see in package below. (Via ToysREvil)
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