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Freedom
12-06-2010, 03:13 PM
I personally am a fan of Flint over Duke and want to see Flint be a formidable adversary and not the bumbling persuer. So far, this is the coolest Fint of any continuity. Even though it won't happen, I'd actually like to see Flint win.

Let's say General Abernathy gives Flint the go-ahead to recruit three more operatives for his team, so it's five on five and not just Lady Jaye and greenshirts. General Abernathy drops a stack of files on Flint's desk of operatives that we know as Joes. Who should Flint pick and why?

1. Spirit - Flint is basically on a manhunt, so a tracker would come in usefull. Plus, they can go Sunbow and have a Native American be a skilled enough fighter to go toe-to-toe with a ninja.

2. Lowlight - A bad-@$$ sniper to sneak up, sit patiently, and pick off Duke's team one by one. (never happen)

3. Rock N' Roll - A heavy weapons gunner to go up against Roadblock.

Bonus:
Possible support:
1. Wild Bill - Gotta have a helecopter pilot.
2. Mainframe - Somebody to go up against Breaker
3. Clutch - Just because he's my favorite Joe, and they may need a driver/mechanic

Lifeline_MD
12-06-2010, 03:28 PM
I suspect/hope we'll be seeing more joes introduced as we go along in the story anyway. Personally, the manhunt thing is most logical with greenshirts making up the bulk of the muscle, so I suspect that Duke's team will grow faster than Flint's (In terms of named joes anyway).

That's just my opinion though.

Tanksmasher
12-06-2010, 03:32 PM
Flint could recruit Mutt to help track Duke's team on the ground. Wild Bill could track from the air. And Shipwreck could provide comic relief.

Freedom
12-06-2010, 03:33 PM
Flint could recruit Mutt to help track Duke's team on the ground.
Mutt & Junkyard! Great choice!

Saboteur
12-06-2010, 03:45 PM
I don't think Flint is a bumbling baffoon. And I don't think the show will portray him as that. It's clear to me already that he is a no-nonsense kind of person, direct and knows his objective. We may see some kind of win for Flint in the season finale.

The three others I'd like to see Flint recruit-

1. Spirit--basically because I like him. He's a regular badass and if you think about it, will come in real handy with the situation, because he is a tracker.

2. Recondo--again, someone else I like. I can see him doing recon and spying on the Joes, relaying information back to Flint and co.

3. Beachhead--someone I think would be cool to see, kind of like Flint, no messing around, just giving the Joes hell.

I'd also like to see Mutt and Junkyard at some point. I have a feeling though that one of Flint's troops will be Heavy Duty. He will eventually sympathize with the Joes and join their ranks. Hasbro mentioned somewhere that HD would eventually be replacing Roadblock. I suspect Roadblock basically bites the bullet and HD will replace him.

Ripcord will return at some point and basically, you have the ROC cast team. That way if and when a second ROC flick comes, there's a familiarity with all avenues of Joe that will help kids associate the characters with the universe.

Personally, I'd rather just see Renegades continue and that be the bread winner of the universe.

Saboteur
12-06-2010, 03:48 PM
Flint could recruit Mutt to help track Duke's team on the ground.

^ beat me to it.

Lifeline_MD
12-06-2010, 04:04 PM
I have a feeling though that one of Flint's troops will be Heavy Duty. He will eventually sympathize with the Joes and join their ranks. Hasbro mentioned somewhere that HD would eventually be replacing Roadblock. I suspect Roadblock basically bites the bullet and HD will replace him.

Waaaaiiittt. When did Hasbro mention that?

I would be very, VERY angry if they did that just to pandor to the ROC cast.

Flint071
12-06-2010, 04:15 PM
Chuckles could be undercover with Duke and report to Flint.

Jay West
12-06-2010, 04:18 PM
Great thread. I'd like to see the core be Flint, LJ, Spirit, Lowlight, and Mainframe as their eyes and ears. That would be an awesome team. I would love to see some epic Spirit/SE fights.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 04:23 PM
I personally am a fan of Flint over Duke and want to see Flint be a formidable adversary and not the bumbling persuer. So far, this is the coolest Fint of any continuity. Even though it won't happen, I'd actually like to see Flint win.

Let's say General Abernathy gives Flint the go-ahead to recruit three more operatives for his team, so it's five on five and not just Lady Jaye and greenshirts. General Abernathy drops a stack of files on Flint's desk of operatives that we know as Joes. Who should Flint pick and why?

1. Spirit - Flint is basically on a manhunt, so a tracker would come in usefull. Plus, they can go Sunbow and have a Native American be a skilled enough fighter to go toe-to-toe with a ninja.

2. Lowlight - A bad-@$$ sniper to sneak up, sit patiently, and pick off Duke's team one by one. (never happen)

3. Rock N' Roll - A heavy weapons gunner to go up against Roadblock.

Bonus:
Possible support:
1. Wild Bill - Gotta have a helecopter pilot.
2. Mainframe - Somebody to go up against Breaker
3. Clutch - Just because he's my favorite Joe, and they may need a driver/mechanic

I'm with you all the way. Spirit, and Rock n' Roll are musts, imo. Lowlight, is another good possibility. I'd love to see Clutch on his team, I'm sure he'd be a constant source of irritation for Flint.

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 04:40 PM
Well I don't think Flint would need a consistent team considering this would be a pretty high priority mission. He would have access to different specialists in each mission. Example, Duke and the renegades are looking for some type of water craft that will prove that they were set up. They find Shipwreck to help them out there and Flint asks Cutter to help out. I see this being more of the way they will go.

As far as who would be most suited to join his team, it would have to be somebody who would fit in well with the regular military and who's speciality and or background would fit in the best. I'd have to say Stalker would be pretty high on that list.

kneroh
12-06-2010, 04:44 PM
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Darkseid83
12-06-2010, 04:45 PM
Since they have tunnel rat and jinx is coming in, add the rest of the Rawhides, also Beach head would awesome. Also spirit and stalker. Maybe ad Kamakura for dukes team.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 04:47 PM
Chuckles could be undercover with Duke and report to Flint.

Great idea! That would be the perfect use of Chuckles since he was originally supposed to be a CID agent, and not more of a CIA/DIA agent like we've seen in IDW. (though I love that take on him, aswell.)

EduardimusPrime
12-06-2010, 04:50 PM
here's my pick:

Beachhead- he was a hard ass in the sunbow toons and I think that'll translate well in renegades.

Spirit- He's a tracker. Need I say more?

Mutt- would be an asset to the team when coupled with Spirit.

Stalker- like flint, He's no BS. Seems fitting that he'd be in charge, along with Flint.

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 04:51 PM
Maybe ad Kamakura for dukes team.

please no... no no no no no no no nope.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 04:55 PM
please no... no no no no no no no nope.

I can't agree with this sentiment more.

EduardimusPrime
12-06-2010, 05:01 PM
please no... no no no no no no no nope.

^THIS THIS THIS^

Snake eyes and Storm Shadow are enough. No more ninjas PLEASE!!!

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 05:10 PM
well right now they are keeping this very urban. Now Stalker would make sense considering he was a high up member of a gang before joining the military. Spirit is a tracker, yes... but there is a problem with that. I mean is he going to follow tire tracks on a highway? I mean Spirit was my first thought and if they need to track somebody through the woods he would be perfect. This situation is another story. I would however like to see him go one on one with Snake Eyes. But I just want to see him kick his ninja ass.

RenHoek
12-06-2010, 05:19 PM
I don't know, but I'd like for somewhere down the line, the Joe team will include all braches of the military, so I guess having Flint request the aid of others such as Gung-Ho and Cutter come in to help catch them would help that. I mean, Flint's and Duke's teams are going to get together EVENTUALLY, so why not have other branches introduced that way. Anyways, I'd like to see Flint recruit Gung-Ho(he could have some pretty cool fight scenes), Cutter(in case Duke's team decides to flee through water) and Stalker.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 05:21 PM
well right now they are keeping this very urban. Now Stalker would make sense considering he was a high up member of a gang before joining the military. Spirit is a tracker, yes... but there is a problem with that. I mean is he going to follow tire tracks on a highway? I mean Spirit was my first thought and if they need to track somebody through the woods he would be perfect. This situation is another story. I would however like to see him go one on one with Snake Eyes. But I just want to see him kick his ninja ass.

I was thinking about that, but "when we last left our heroes" weren't they in the southwest? It would seem at somepoint they might want to avoid the major roadways, especially since they have an offroad capable vehicle. Seems like a perfect place for Spirit to make an entrance, to me.

Flint071
12-06-2010, 05:21 PM
1.) Flint
2.) Lady Jaye
3.) Chuckles
4.) R n R
5.) Firewall

Freedom
12-06-2010, 05:21 PM
Some good choices here. I'm glad people are chosing Joes that actually fit the job description and not just their favorites.

I second guessed my Spirit choice, because like Echo said, it's mainly urban so far, but I would like to see Spirit's skills put to the test in that environment. Merge his tracking skills with CSI skills. He can match tire marks or oil drips. He can find scuff marks or hand prints in a dusty warehouse.

Chuckles is a good choice. You could include Law and Order and Shockwave as well. You can put the more military police/security/criminal investigation types with Flint and the more off-the-wall types with Duke.

I agree with Echo's statement about Duke's team enlisting Shipwreck's help at some point as well. I could definitely see that happening.

I also think Clutch being on Flint's team would be an interesting dynamic that has never been explored before. Clutch was the team's original cocky ladies man before Flint. This Fint seems more by-the-book, and as Trooper13 said, could be irritated by him.

Flint and Stalker would make a great team as well.

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 05:23 PM
I was thinking about that, but "when we last left our heroes" weren't they in the southwest? It would seem at somepoint they might want to avoid the major roadways, especially since they have an offroad capable vehicle. Seems like a perfect place for Spirit to make an entrance, to me.

I'd like to see that

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 05:30 PM
I'd like to see that

Me too. Also, since they are in the Southwest, i wonder if they will eventually make their way to the Joes homes? That should be interesting, if they try to go homes as fugitives.

Freedom
12-06-2010, 05:34 PM
Me too. Also, since they are in the Southwest, i wonder if they will eventually make their way to the Joes homes? That should be interesting, if they try to go homes as fugitives.
In one of the upcoming episode descriptions, Duke goes home to save his family from Cobra.

MFJayman
12-06-2010, 05:39 PM
How about Flint somehow getting someone imbedded within Duke's team, someone to feed him info, act as a mole? Duke has that with L Jaye, right? Maybe not right away, but at some point in the season.

knoxvelour
12-06-2010, 05:40 PM
Spirit makes the most sense with his tracking abilities

Clutch would be good to have for his driving skills since they are pursuing a vehicle and Clutch most likely would have avoided driving his jeep into a crater like Flint did

Dusty would be good to have on the team while in the south west

MFJayman
12-06-2010, 05:44 PM
Falcon was Duke's brother, right? And they had some antagonism toward one another? Could Duke actually run into his bro during the Homecoming episode? Perhaps Falcon could be Flint's inside guy, within Duke's team.

Also, I liked the Falcon figure as a kid. Also liked the dynamic between him and Duke in the 87 movie. One of the few things I liked about it.

Falcone
12-06-2010, 05:45 PM
I would choose Law and Order over Mutt and Junkyard. Not because I like them better, but because they are a better fit. Flint's team is chasing military criminals, it makes sense that a MP is with them. The German Shepherd would make for a better tracker than a rottweiler as well.

Derek
12-06-2010, 05:50 PM
I would like other branches to come in only when gi joe is officially formed. But Dial tone or Stalker would be good I guess.

Freedom
12-06-2010, 05:56 PM
Falcon was Duke's brother, right?
Only in the cartoon. Not according to the File Card or Comic. I don't think most fans accept them as being brothers. I don't anyway. It's up to the individual to accept it or not.

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 05:57 PM
I'd like to see Cutter. I mean show the coast guard some love here. Ace would be used for air support. Gung Ho is high on the list of who I'd like to see.

MFJayman
12-06-2010, 06:02 PM
Only in the cartoon. Not according to the File Card or Comic. I don't think most fans accept them as being brothers. I don't anyway. It's up to the individual to accept it or not.



Ah! Really? S@#t. Aw hell.

Well, now I know...Thanks for the info, Freedom.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 06:14 PM
As I and others have stated I think Clutch on Flint's team would not only make sense, but be hysterical. Can you imagine how PO'd Flint would get with Clutch hitting on LJ all the time? lol It'd be priceless.

Sunbow_Joe84
12-06-2010, 06:17 PM
I still say Spirit would be a better fit on Team Duke.
As For Team Flint
1. Recondo
2. Stalker
3. Mainframe
4. Rock n' Roll
5. Low Light
6. Gung Ho
7. Wild Bill
8. Beach Head
9. Mutt and Junkyard
10. Torpedo

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 06:17 PM
I'd like to see Cutter. I mean show the coast guard some love here. Ace would be used for air support. Gung Ho is high on the list of who I'd like to see.

As someone pointed out, Duke's team could enlist Shipwreck's help. Which would make sense since he was originally supposed to be a mercenary of sorts. Flint enlisting Cutter to give chase would make sense, and be a great way to bring him in, and the Coast Guard. Since if Shipwreck is attempting to help the Joes escape, as long as they were in US Water's they'd be Cutter's jurisdiction. I'd love to see Mutt, or maybe one of the other Military Police characters.

Sunbow_Joe84
12-06-2010, 06:19 PM
In Addition here's Duke's Newest Recruits
1. Jinx
2. Spirit
3. LifeLine
4. Flash
5. Shipwreck
6. Clutch
7. Bazooka
8. Alpine
9. Quick Kick
10. Snow Job

robear281
12-06-2010, 06:21 PM
How's about Storm Shadow being added... he's antagonistic towards SE most of the time? And then they would find out he is a double agent for Cobra!! Awesome!!

Sunbow_Joe84
12-06-2010, 06:22 PM
Ahh Hell have a Team Hawk while we're at it.
1. Gen. Flagg
2. Keel Haul
3. CoverGirl
4. Ace
5. Deep Six
6. Dial Tone
7. Slip Stream
8. Big Ben
9. Airborne
10. Doc

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 06:26 PM
As someone pointed out, Duke's team could enlist Shipwreck's help. Which would make sense since he was originally supposed to be a mercenary of sorts. Flint enlisting Cutter to give chase would make sense, and be a great way to bring him in, and the Coast Guard. Since if Shipwreck is attempting to help the Joes escape, as long as they were in US Water's they'd be Cutter's jurisdiction. I'd love to see Mutt, or maybe one of the other Military Police characters.

yeah there was a pretty wise member who said that about Shipwreck on Duke's team. :D I also think you could see a few rise from the green shirts. Like Footloose, Grunt and a few others.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 06:26 PM
In Addition here's Duke's Newest Recruits
1. Jinx
2. Spirit
3. LifeLine
4. Flash
5. Shipwreck
6. Clutch
7. Bazooka
8. Alpine
9. Quick Kick
10. Snow Job

I really cannot wait until we get to a cold weather region. Wether that be the northern CONUS, Canada, Alaska, or the actual Arctic or Antarctic. Snowjob, Alpine, SNOW SERPENTS? Heck yeah! Bring it on!

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 06:28 PM
I just hope Jinx is not a normal member. I don't mind if she shows up for the next two episodes and from time to time if they need an extra hand but if she is along with the team on the road it will only hurt things

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 06:28 PM
yeah there was a pretty wise member who said that about Shipwreck on Duke's team. :D I also think you could see a few rise from the green shirts. Like Footloose, Grunt and a few others.

Hit n' Run, aswell. There's so much potential with this show, it's very exciting.

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 06:30 PM
yeah there is a lot. I'm looking more to get past the next two episodes so we can get back to the story.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 06:31 PM
I just hope Jinx is not a normal member. I don't mind if she shows up for the next two episodes and from time to time if they need an extra hand but if she is along with the team on the road it will only hurt things

I agree especially from what i've gathered she's supposed to be a minor. I can't imagine them dragging a minor on the run with them. That would be pretty ridiculous. I wouldn't mind her recurring once or twice a season, but SE and SS are one ninja too many for me already. I'd like to cut it off there. Not that I don't love Jinx.

Trooper13
12-06-2010, 06:34 PM
yeah there is a lot. I'm looking more to get past the next two episodes so we can get back to the story.

Hahah, me too. I really want to be pumped for these next two eps, but it's hard to be. I'm going to give them the benefit of the doubt, though. For now.

I still think it's too early for a full blown origin. I think it would have been cooler if they just kept SE and especially SS a mystery and had SS show up and attack SE and disappear with NO explanation a couple of times over this season. Then halfway through next season maybe give us a piece of the origin.

Echo7Solo
12-06-2010, 06:49 PM
I agree especially from what i've gathered she's supposed to be a minor. I can't imagine them dragging a minor on the run with them. That would be pretty ridiculous.

Transformers
Voltron
SilverHawks
Batman & Robin
the list can go on much longer. I wouldn't put it past them but hope they don't.

Jmacq1
12-06-2010, 07:43 PM
I could see Lady Jaye fleeing to Duke's team (or being forced to flee when she's found out) and then introducing Stalker as Flint's new "Second in Command." Though Beach-Head could fill that role as well.

Spirit would be a natural (and cool) fit.

Wild Bill too.

Gung-Ho in the "big guy" role.

Dial-Tone as the "commo guy"

I think you could build a team like that and make them out to be almost borderline "bad guys" because they're so no-nonsense and "badass" only to have them turn around and join the Joe team in the end.

I'd say you'd have to keep Flint's "permanent" team about the same size as Duke's but he could pop up with "guest stars" as needed just like the "main" team.

Jay West
12-06-2010, 07:53 PM
Firefly

Double agent on Flint's team. Yes, it is a nod to Sigma 6, but that was a pretty cool part of that mythology. If not him it would be cool to see someone go from Joe to Cobra.

What if some of our known Joes work for Cobra legitimately? This Cobra has to have someone in their employ that would fit in with the Joes that is not aware of their criminal activities.

What is Mutt or Law is head of Security for some Cobra Lab and then joins the Renegades when he finds out about Cobra?

Jmacq1
12-06-2010, 08:17 PM
Firefly

Double agent on Flint's team. Yes, it is a nod to Sigma 6, but that was a pretty cool part of that mythology. If not him it would be cool to see someone go from Joe to Cobra.

I'd love to see them bring Blackout back. Heck, introduce the whole Stall family to this incarnation of Joe. Barrel-Roll could temporarily team up with Duke's side, Blackout with Flint's, and Bombstrike could still be their teenage "kid sister."

What if some of our known Joes work for Cobra legitimately? This Cobra has to have someone in their employ that would fit in with the Joes that is not aware of their criminal activities.

What is Mutt or Law is head of Security for some Cobra Lab and then joins the Renegades when he finds out about Cobra?

Interesting idea, and one I could see them playing with. How about Airtight as a Cobra researcher who switches sides, for example? Though of course the obvious answer is "Mercer" which would be a somewhat amusing easter-egg nod to the "Renegades" name.

Falcone
12-06-2010, 08:36 PM
Though of course the obvious answer is "Mercer" which would be a somewhat amusing easter-egg nod to the "Renegades" name.

You could work all the original renegades in that way. Mercer, Cobra security worker, Red Dog, pro football player on a Cobra owned team, and Taraus working at a Cobra owned amusement park. Though I wouldn't want to see these characters for more than a handful of episodes.

Monkeywrench
12-06-2010, 08:36 PM
First of all... Great thread topic!

I think it would be awesome to have some joes get recruited by Flint to help him hunt the renegades. As for who, I don't really care. I want to see joes like Beachead, stalker, clutch and recondo but I don't really care how there introduced.

I really want Flint to be more then a joke and he needs to stop trusting LJ and try and get in those pants ;)

Saboteur
12-06-2010, 09:08 PM
Firefly

Double agent on Flint's team. Yes, it is a nod to Sigma 6, but that was a pretty cool part of that mythology. If not him it would be cool to see someone go from Joe to Cobra.

What if some of our known Joes work for Cobra legitimately? This Cobra has to have someone in their employ that would fit in with the Joes that is not aware of their criminal activities.

What is Mutt or Law is head of Security for some Cobra Lab and then joins the Renegades when he finds out about Cobra?

I'd love to see Firefly, but understand why he hasn't showed up yet. There's really been no use for him. I can see him showing up at some point, in an assassination attempt on someone like Hawk or a whistleblower like Breaker, or even used to destroy a Cobra facility (and murder many people) just so Cobra could put more blame on the Joes, if public opinion begins to sway towards sympathy for the Joes and people believing they are innocent.

Saboteur
12-06-2010, 09:08 PM
Waaaaiiittt. When did Hasbro mention that?

I would be very, VERY angry if they did that just to pandor to the ROC cast.

Had to be a Q&A, but can't remember where.

Shin Densetsu
12-07-2010, 12:53 AM
Stalker
Flint
Budo
Spirit
Low Light
Clutch
Make his team hard as hell to beat, and it will make for an interesting confrontation with Duke's team.

ThunderKatt740
12-07-2010, 06:34 AM
I totally agree with the idea that the more establishment style Joe's go to Team Flint and the odd balls and non-military types on Team Duke.

I'll be happy if they try to keep the team rosters relatively equal and complimentary.

MLos1
12-07-2010, 07:36 AM
SPIRIT- Obviously, bc he's a tracker. He'd also bring a cool mystical element to the show if they portrayed him correctly. They can't over due it and make him hokey with his mystical personality. Importantly, he does work nicely as sorta the opposite of COBRA in the respect that he functions best using no technology at all.

ROCK N' ROLL- Bc you can do so much with a guy like this, make him destroy shit, be the comic relief, fix stuff, he's a really round dynamic character. There's a ton of potential with him- in a million directions.Also, I personally think he has YET to get his due in any of the cartoons.

WILD BILL- I really feel air support is going to be a must and he also makes for great hi-jinks and chase scenarios. He's a catalyst as a character for the sheer fact he's a pilot. He opens the doors for new vehicles, etc etc.

Honorable mention*

GUNG-HO- A classic character that is hard to avoid. I think his sorta simple level headed Cajun Marine mentality would balance the show well. Sorta act as the anti TUNNEL RAT personality wise. And it'd be nice to see him go toe-to-toe with ROADBLOCK in a nice fight sequence that doesn't involve Ninja Martial Arts and comes off more straight up fistacuffs.

OreoBuilder
12-07-2010, 09:03 AM
Blowtorch. You know to light Duke and those traitors on fire! :D

Seriously, I think:

- Chuckles (the CID Investogator)
- Law & Order (The MP Officer)
- Mainframe (to track the Renegades digitally)

would be logical choices.

OB

Monkeywrench
12-07-2010, 03:52 PM
Blowtorch. You know to light Duke and those traitors on fire! :DOB

Thats great LOL

Sgt. Airborne
12-07-2010, 04:02 PM
Stalker
Flint
Budo
Spirit
Low Light
Clutch
Make his team hard as hell to beat, and it will make for an interesting confrontation with Duke's team.

Excellent topic and I like these choices!

I would definately include Spirit, Beachhead, Gung-Ho, and Clutch. As much as I am a fan of Low-Light, I can't see bringing in a sniper but if he is a "spotter" then it makes a little more sense. Stalker would be nice, but it is almost redundant since we have a leader in Flint. I would rather see Stalker as an aid or left hand (since Flint can be right) to Hawk.

Sunbow_Joe84
12-07-2010, 04:13 PM
Sorry I just don't see Spirit on Flint's Team.
A: The Guy has never worn anything that even resembles a military uniform.
B: Given his character, it is more likely that he would he end up in Duke's team.
C: I know, as a tracker he would be ideal in locating duke and his team but another function of his skill set would be to cover duke's tracks as well as find cobra's hidden operations

Trooper13
12-07-2010, 04:50 PM
Sorry I just don't see Spirit on Flint's Team.
A: The Guy has never worn anything that even resembles a military uniform.
B: Given his character, it is more likely that he would he end up in Duke's team.
C: I know, as a tracker he would be ideal in locating duke and his team but another function of his skill set would be to cover duke's tracks as well as find cobra's hidden operations

What do you mean? His original shirt was part of a military uniform. Granted it was about 80 years out of date, give or take. lol

To me, it would just make sense that since they are in the southwest, and Flint is trying to track them down it would be a perfect fit.

It could be totally cool. If they had Spirit stationed at Ft. Huachuca and part of the honor guard in a parade. He could be wearing that original shirt in a scene where Flint shows up to give him his orders as a little nod to the character's past, then change into a regular uniform on the mission. Though that could be taken with offense if people didn't understand the use of it, I suppose.

I think a great modern update of Spirit would be to make him a CID, a Desert Specialist, and a SDM. Give him desert fatigues, and an M14DMR, or the "blaster" equivalent. JMO, though. I don't see Duke's team really looking for a tracking specialist since they are on the run, but that's just me.

Falcone
12-07-2010, 06:34 PM
I don't see Duke's team really looking for a tracking specialist since they are on the run, but that's just me.

A tracking specialist is exactly what they would want. Since he knows what to look for while tracking, he would know what needs to be covered up to leave no trace.

Trooper13
12-07-2010, 06:46 PM
A tracking specialist is exactly what they would want. Since he knows what to look for while tracking, he would know what needs to be covered up to leave no trace.

Yeah, maybe if they weren't driving a damn 5 ton, what's he going to doget towed behind them on a skateboard with a broom and sweep the sand and dirt they drove across? They might want to enlist a curling champion instead of a tracking specialist for that. It's not like they are travelling on foot. If that was the case then sure, get your wilderness tracking specialist.

Lord Norin
12-07-2010, 07:23 PM
O.K> given that Flint's is in hot pursuit of the "Renegades" I think the following additions to his team are absolutely essential and logical.

Tracker: Spirit or Stalker could fill this role

Communications Specialist: Breaker or Dial-Tone... Either of them would fill this role well and might actually be able to tap into the renegades communications equipment.

Animal Assisted Tracker: Law & Order would be exceptionally useful and make logical sense.

The Team would also need two other elements: A specialist to counter Snake Eyes and one to deal with with the renegades heavy weapon specialist.

For the commando I suggest that either Beach Head or Quick Kick get the nod and the heavy weapon specialist could be Rock N Roll or any of the other Joes.

Snake Shadow09
12-08-2010, 01:44 AM
i would love to see beachead.

Clem
12-08-2010, 01:06 PM
I don't want to rain on anybody's parade, but since Renegades is sort of a prequel, what makes you think any of these characters even exist yet ?

When the producers said we'd get to see how the Joes became the Joes and how Cobra became Cobra, they weren't just talking about the characters we've seen in the first 3 episodes.

There's plenty more to come, but I'd advise against watching with your checklist of favorite characters in hand. Just enjoy the show :)

dmizrok
12-08-2010, 01:33 PM
Wild Bill is WAY to busy in the Avengers cartoon lol

Freedom
12-08-2010, 02:20 PM
I don't want to rain on anybody's parade, but since Renegades is sort of a prequel, what makes you think any of these characters even exist yet ?

When the producers said we'd get to see how the Joes became the Joes and how Cobra became Cobra, they weren't just talking about the characters we've seen in the first 3 episodes.

There's plenty more to come, but I'd advise against watching with your checklist of favorite characters in hand. Just enjoy the show :)
Who says they don't exist? How is "Renegades" a prequel when there's never been anything from this continuity before? This is the beginning of a whole new continuity. The producers are just saying that we've never actually seen the Joe team be created before. It's already been established at the beginning of every continuity that's come before.

I think everybody is enjoying the show and that's why we're having a good time speculating on what Joes whould make good additions to Flint's team. Will the choices we make appear on the show? Probably not. Will we boycott the show in nerd rage if are choices don't show up? Definitely not.

Just enjoy the thread :)

Freedom
12-08-2010, 02:23 PM
Wild Bill is WAY to busy in the Avengers cartoon lol
That was WAY to obvious for the animators of the Avengers not to have intended that pilot to be Wild Bill.

steve2477
12-08-2010, 02:58 PM
It would be cool if Joes appeared in 1 or 2 episodes here and there for specific missions, for example if the Renegade Joes have to travel across sea they have Shipwreck to help them or in the Arctic you could have Snowjob and so on.

The same with Flint's pursuing force, Spirit, Mutt & Junkyard, Mainframe could prove useful to his team.

GrimReaper957
12-08-2010, 03:32 PM
Dr Link Talbot
Matt Trakker
Salvo

No Questions asked

Trooper13
12-08-2010, 03:37 PM
I don't want to rain on anybody's parade, but since Renegades is sort of a prequel, what makes you think any of these characters even exist yet ?

When the producers said we'd get to see how the Joes became the Joes and how Cobra became Cobra, they weren't just talking about the characters we've seen in the first 3 episodes.

There's plenty more to come, but I'd advise against watching with your checklist of favorite characters in hand. Just enjoy the show :)

Poop on you, Clem! The guessing about who these characters will be, and what they'll be like this time around is part of the fun for us old guys. ;)

Great work, btw. The show is off to a great start.

Monkeywrench
12-08-2010, 08:15 PM
I don't want to rain on anybody's parade, but since Renegades is sort of a prequel, what makes you think any of these characters even exist yet ?

When the producers said we'd get to see how the Joes became the Joes and how Cobra became Cobra, they weren't just talking about the characters we've seen in the first 3 episodes.

There's plenty more to come, but I'd advise against watching with your checklist of favorite characters in hand. Just enjoy the show :)

This is interesting. Clem, you should name drop a characther that might appear later on in the season. I'm sure it will get us all riled up, it will be fun.

dmizrok
12-08-2010, 10:04 PM
That was WAY to obvious for the animators of the Avengers not to have intended that pilot to be Wild Bill.

and he showed up AGAIN in the GAMMA episode!

Clem
12-08-2010, 10:50 PM
This is interesting. Clem, you should name drop a characther that might appear later on in the season. I'm sure it will get us all riled up, it will be fun.

Yes, but the problem is that it would get you riled up, and me fired :)

Shin Densetsu
12-09-2010, 01:22 AM
Yes, but the problem is that it would get you riled up, and me fired :)

Do you think fans will be happy with the ninjas we already have, or will they be happy with more? SSS(

Nictus
12-09-2010, 01:37 AM
team flint needs but one man....beach head


everyone else will need to side with duke just to make it fair

MFJayman
12-09-2010, 02:02 AM
I wanna see that football game between Duke and Flint. And their original teams.

Monkeywrench
12-09-2010, 02:30 AM
Yes, but the problem is that it would get you riled up, and me fired :)

we don't want that. Maybe drop some subtle hints and we can try and figure them out.

Monkeywrench
12-09-2010, 02:31 AM
I wanna see that football game between Duke and Flint. And their original teams.

oh god no. watch pigskin commando from the Dic series and tell me that isn't awful

MFJayman
12-09-2010, 03:16 AM
oh god no. watch pigskin commando from the Dic series and tell me that isn't awful


I know, I'm just f@#kin' around. But I don't mind the idea of some flashbacks here and there...the mighty ninjas get theirs soon, why not the lesser mortals among them? I'm guessing the Homecoming episodes will have a flashback or two.

Monkeywrench
12-09-2010, 03:17 AM
I know, I'm just f@#kin' around. But I don't mind the idea of some flashbacks here and there...the mighty ninjas get theirs soon, why not the lesser mortals among them? I'm guessing the Homecoming episodes will have a flashback or two.

thats prolly when we will get the duke/flint flashbacks. the homecoming 2 part is focused on Duke and his parents so I'm sure Flint will be involved

MFJayman
12-09-2010, 03:34 AM
I’d kind of like to see at least a small flashback, or some relevant visual backstory, for each of the main characters. Hell, even Baroness—I’m rather fascinated about her past. Although, maybe it’s already been revealed in the comics or something, and I’m simply unaware of it. Anyway…anything to further round out the characters. I think kids would ultimately appreciate that kind of development as well.

Monkeywrench
12-09-2010, 03:38 AM
I’d kind of like to see at least a small flashback, or some relevant visual backstory, for each of the main characters. Hell, even Baroness—I’m rather fascinated about her past. Although, maybe it’s already been revealed in the comics or something, and I’m simply unaware of it. Anyway…anything to further round out the characters. I think kids would ultimately appreciate that kind of development as well.

for me, these first 26 episodes or so: is the flashback. I mean these guys are young even right now. I mean Breaker is in college right now. I would like them to speed up the growing process if it was up to me. I'm worried that the noks are going to be a junoir high gang :)

MFJayman
12-09-2010, 03:58 AM
for me, these first 26 episodes or so: is the flashback. I mean these guys are young even right now. I mean Breaker is in college right now. I would like them to speed up the growing process if it was up to me. I'm worried that the noks are going to be a junoir high gang :)



True, I understand completely what you mean. After all, this isn't the first few seasons of Lost or anything, with all those flashbacks. Still, I just hope that by the time the Joes are truly THE JOES—you know, the truly established elite unit—the central characters will have achieved a certain depth and fullness to them. I already think that’s happening—I just hope they continue with that development.

07GT500 COBRA
12-09-2010, 04:13 AM
I could see Stalker joining in a hunt for the renegades, but not Spirit.

MFJayman
12-09-2010, 04:14 AM
I'm worried that the noks are going to be a junoir high gang :)


Hey, speaking of the Dreadnoks--I think I may be more excited about seeing them in Renegades than even Destro at this point. For me, they were always one of the most fun aspects of Joe. They could have crazy outfits and funky colors, and it worked for them.

MFJayman
12-09-2010, 04:18 AM
Wow, I have really digressed. Sorry.

MeLikeJinx
12-09-2010, 09:32 PM
Flint definitely needs to recruit Stalker, Beachhead and Rock N' Roll... those complete the essential Joe characters IMO that have yet to appear in the show. I also wanna see Gung Ho and Cover Girl, but they can be with the Renegades. LOL.

Monkeywrench
12-09-2010, 09:46 PM
Hey, speaking of the Dreadnoks--I think I may be more excited about seeing them in Renegades than even Destro at this point. For me, they were always one of the most fun aspects of Joe. They could have crazy outfits and funky colors, and it worked for them.

me too. I hope MW shows up

Viperscout 7
12-09-2010, 11:22 PM
flints team
Mainframe -Marine
Torpedo -S.E.A.L./tracker
Lift-ticket -Air force/transport
Firefly-Cobra Plant
these would fill needs and introduce the other 3 major branches of the armed forces I used lift ticket instead of Wild Bill because i want wild bill to stay Army and Lift Ticket could easily change branches to Air Force in the new continuity
Dukes Team
Clutch/ I like him better for Dukes team to drive the coyote
Mercer double agent gives Duke info on Cobra to get on his team then realizes error of his way and turns on cobra I could see this as a secondary arc over the coursde of a season
Dr. Link Talbot I don't know of any other Joe who would be qualified to analyze the Bio Vipers
later down the line I would love to see the Plague as Cobra Commanders secret weapon to hunt down the Joes