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The name Ace refers to several versions of the same character.
For a list of the other versions, see Ace.


Ace is a G.I. Joe character from the A Real American Hero and G.I. Joe vs. Cobra series.
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Ever since he was very young, Ace had a passion for flying and worked part-time jobs for flying lessons. He served in the United States Air Force and became one of their best pilots. Because of his abilities, he was chosen to serve in the elite group of G.I. Joe. He also has a predilection for gambling but his superiors always look the other way, thanks to his flying skills. His teammates, though, argue if he is ever truly gambling as they have never ever seen him lose.

Fiction

Comics

A Real American Hero continuity

Marvel Comics continuity
Ace

Space Ace

Ace is already a member of the Joe Team when he appeared in issue #14.[1] His most notable appearance in the series was when he finally went head to head with his Cobra counterpart, Wild Weasel. The airborne fight ended in both aircraft running out of weapons and the two pilots showed their respect for each other.[2]

Devil's Due Comics continuity
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G.I. Joe Reloaded

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Action Force (British) Comics continuity

Brad J. Armbruster was born in Montreal, Canada.[3] He was part of a team who flew to the Amazonian Jungle to destroy a Cobra supply base. During the mission the Skystriker came under attack from Cobra F.A.N.G.s and the engines failed but Ace was able to refire them in air then destroy the base. On the way back to the U.S.S. Flagg the Skystriker was running out of fuel and the engines failed on arrival but Ace was able to land on the deck with only one wheel destroyed.[4] He subsequently fast flew Sci-Fi from Germany to the United Kingdom to deal with a Cobra bomb planted on Tower Bridge in London.[5] Ace and Lady Jaye were later part of a training mission in Norway that was attacked by Rattlers and a Night Raven. All the Cobra planes were shot down but it was unclear which Joe got the kill on the Night Raven.[6]

Blackthorne Comics continuity

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Dreamwave Comics continuity

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Hasbro Comics continuity

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Animated continuity

Sunbow animated series

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DiC animated series

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Direct-to-video series

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Sigma 6 animated series

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Toys

Generation 1
Ace 1983 A Real American Hero (1983)

Ace was originally packaged with the Skystriker XP-14F in 1983. The character looked more like an astronaut than a jet fighter pilot and this appearance was used as the design in the character's early comics appearance. When the Skystriker was phased out of the toy line, the Ace figure remained to be available through Hasbro's direct program.


Appearance: red hair; white helmet base and segmented flight suit; red pads on shirt and waistpiece; dark grey wristbands,belt, boots, and stripes on legs

Accessories: white helmet with clear domed front.


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Ace 1992 Air Commandos (1992)

An updated design for Ace was released in 1992's Air Commandos. It was bundled with the Battle Copter and featured a more conventional military flight suit design. Note also that Ace's name has changed from Brad to Wendall, and his birthplace from Providence to Seattle.[7]


Appearance: red hair; blue open-collar jacket with blue-green vest and black gloves; blue pants with blue-green belt and leggings; black boots.

Accessories: white soft plastic flight helmet with green goggles; black soft plastic air mask with tube to chest; black "'88 Shockwave" Mac-10 submachine gun).


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Ace 1993 A Real American Hero (1993)

In 1993, Ace was available boxed with the Ghoststriker X-16. Referred to in the Ghoststriker commercial as a "special-edition Ace." Name and birthplace have been corrected from the 1992 version.


Appearance: red hair; green open-collar jacket with black gloves; green pants with black boots

Accessories: black helmet with green goggles; black air mask; black "Low-Light|'86 Low-Light" Uzi; black "'88 Shockwave" submachine gun.


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The Real American Hero Collection (1997)
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The Real American Hero Collection (1998)
The original figure design is used again though recolored for a re-release of the Conquest X-30 in 1998 as part of the Real American Hero Collection.

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Generation 2
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Appearance: brown hair; grey jacket with dark grey vest and yellow trim; black gloves; grey pants with black boots

Accessories: grey full-head flight helmet with black visor and grey airtube. (The single pack release also included a black "'92 Gung-Ho" backpack, black "Shockwave" pistol, and black "Leatherneck" M-16/203.


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Generation 3
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Comic Pack (2008)
The Generation 3 Ace action figure was renamed as Capt. Ace and is part of the Comic Pack two-packs where he came together with his rival Wild Weasel and a copy of G.I. Joe #115.

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Trivia

  • The preliminary filecard for Ace had several differences from the final product:[8]
    • His first name was Wendall, rather than Brad.
    • He was from Seattle, not Providence.
    • His life prior to enlistment is given more detail, such as working three jobs after school and on weekends to pay for flying lessons, and earning his certification at 19.
    • Prior to the Joe team, he was assigned to Top Gun, rather than the Aggressors.
  • The "Aggressors" that Ace flew for is a squadron maintained by both the Air Force and Navy - each acts as the enemy for the other branch during military war games.

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Footnotes

  1. Destro Attacks
  2. Shake Down!
  3. Intelligence Profile in Action Force 29.
  4. Sky Strike! Part One, Part Two & Part Three
  5. BATs Out of Hell
  6. Piece of the Action
  7. Both taken from the figure's prototype dossier - the files Larry Hama put together before writing the final filecards.
  8. The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe, page 30



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