CrazyK wrote:I believe the rights exist in different forms of media. So while you can have the GI Joe Heavy Machine Gunner Action Figure can be named Roadblock, the character in any printed media cannot.
Then it is safe to say there is a NEW Hama Establishment as evidenced in his ORIGINS series.CrazyK wrote:I think we have to let go of that, we have to accept that the Hama Establishment is done, that story is over. We take the very BASICS of these archetypes and see what these new creators can build upon them.
CrazyK wrote:He's not wearing the same uniform.
I too was at the SDCC panel and was the person who asked the question directly: "Why Heavy Duty instead of Roadblock." The screenwriter said he just liked the name better. Went no deeper than that. Ugh.CrazyK wrote:In relation to the character being used in the film, the creators and producers that were at the Joe panel at SDCC 08 said they felt it was stronger and fit the role of the character they created. None of us bought it.
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