1991 PVC Figures (Yolanda)
G.I.Joe was not only A Real American Hero, he was and is An International Hero! During the 1982-1994 A Real American Hero run, G.I.Joe was sold in dozens of countries throughout the world.
G.I.Joe was the most popular toyline in 1991 in Spain, so Yolanda secured a licensing deal from Hasbro and reproduced four characters from the 1989 American release in 1991. Why the delay?
Figures released in the U.S. would traditionally not be released in Europe until two years later, after the molds were done being used for American markets and they could be sent to foreign licensors. So, 1989 U.S. releases would hit European markets in 1991.
This four figure set included Alley Viper, Countdown, Dee-Jay, and Scoop. These PVC figures are 3" tall, and they feature molded loops on their heads so they could be hung as ornaments.
According to the 1988 International Licensing Guide, the international Licensee was supposed to collaborate with the Licensor (Hasbro): "Before the production or publication of any materials, we require that all product, packaging, advertising and collateral materials be submitted to the Licensor for review and written approval." I'm betting Yolanda did not read the color specifications for Dee-Jay.
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