Over the years, a number of G.I. Joe characters have shared their names with various characters and vehicles in other Hasbro lines.

Shared names with Transformers

Air Raid Air Raid
Airwave Airwave
Backblast Backblast
Back-Stop Backstop
Barricade Barricade
Black Out Blackout
Blaster Blaster
Blast-Off Blast Off
Bullet-Proof Bulletproof
Cannonball Cannonball
Chameleon Chameleon
Checkpoint Checkpoint
Claymore Claymore
Cloudburst Cloudburst
Clutch Clutch
Countdown Countdown
Crankcase Crankcase
Cross Hair Cross Hair
Dee-Jay DJ
Demolishor Demolishor
Depth Charge Depth Charge
Devastator Devastator
Digger Digger
Dogfight Dogfight
Double Clutch Double Clutch
Earthquake Earthquake
Falcon Falcon
F.L.A.K. Flak
Flash Flash
Frostbite Frostbite
Gears Gears
Grand Slam Grand Slam
Hammer Hammer
Hardtop Hardtop
Heavy Metal Heavy Metal
Hurricane Hurricane
Iceberg Iceberg
Iguanus Iguanus
Incinerator Incinerator
Inferno Inferno
Knockdown Knockdown
Lightfoot Lightfoot
Lockdown Lockdown
Long Arm Longarm
Mainframe Mainframe
Manta Ray Manta Ray
Mirage Mirage
Night Creepers Nightcreeper
Night-Viper Night Viper
Outback Outback
Overkill Overkill
Overlord Overlord
Pathfinder Path Finder
Payload Payload
Predacon Predacons
Quickstrike Quickstrike
Rage Rage
Rampage Rampage
Razorclaw Razorclaw
Recoil Recoil
Roadblock Roadblock
Road Pig Road Pig
Rollbar Rollbar
Rook Rook
Rumbler Rumbler
Salvo Salvo
Scoop Scoop
Scrap-Iron Scrap Iron
Shadow Strike Shadow Striker
Shockblast Shockblast
Shockwave Shockwave
Sideswipe Sideswipe
Sidetrack Sidetrack
Skydive Skydive
Smoke Screen Transport Smokescreen
Slip-Stream Slipstream
Snow Cat Snow Cat
Space Shot Spaceshot
Spasma Spasma
Stalker Stalker
Thunderwing Thunderwing
Tigerhawk Tigerhawk
Wave Crusher Wave Crusher
Windmill Windmill
Wreckage Wreckage
Zigzag Zigzag

Shared names with other Hasbro lines

Similarly, several other non-Transformers Hasbro lines over the years have shared names with Transformers characters.

Army Ants G.I. Joe
Army Ants Blow Torch Blowtorch
Army Ants Crossfire Crossfire
Army Ants Knockdown Knockdown
Army Ants Ozone Ozone
Army Ants Recoil Recoil
Army Ants Repeater Repeater
Army Ants Stalker Stalker
C.O.P.S. G.I. Joe
C.O.P.S. Air Raid helicopter Air Raid
C.O.P.S. Airwave Airwave
C.O.P.S. Barricade Barricade
C.O.P.S. Bulletproof Bulletproof
C.O.P.S. Checkpoint Checkpoint
C.O.P.S. Hardtop Hardtop
C.O.P.S. Inferno Inferno
C.O.P.S. Longarm Longarm
C.O.P.S. Mainframe Mainframe
C.O.P.S. Mirage Mirage
C.O.P.S. Roadblock Roadblock
My Little Pony G.I. Joe
My Little Pony Baby Countdown Countdown
My Little Pony D.J. Dee-Jay
My Little Pony Firefly Firefly
My Little Pony Flash Flash
My Little Pony Scoops Scoop
My Little Pony Slugger Slugger
My Little Pony Zig-Zag (Zebra) Zigzag
Xevoz G.I. Joe
Xevoz Razorclaw Razorclaw


  • G.I. Joe Sideswipe is modeled and named after Hasbro employee Andrew Frankel, who also worked on the Transformers toyline... and used the handle "Swiper" while active in TF fandom.

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