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The name T'Jbang refers to several versions of the same character.
For a list of the other versions, see T'Jbang.
T'Jbang is a G.I. Joe character from the A Real American Hero series.
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T'Jbang is the G.I. Joe Team's ninja swordsman. His real name is Sam LaQuale, and he was born in East Greenwhich, Rhode Island. A former member of the Arashikage clan founded by Storm Shadow, who is also his second cousin, and the only other person who knows the reasons behind his self-imposed oath of silence. He has crafted his own personal sword, for he was Onihashi's pupil, designed for his secretive "Silent Backslash" technique inspired by the bats' flapping. T'Jbang is also skilled in piloting helicopters when he is not in deep meditation.

Fiction

A Real American Hero continuity

DiC animated series

Voice actor: Don Brown

In the DiC animated series, T'Jbang appears alongside other ninja force members in the episode in which Night Creeper Leader, Slice, and Dice, seek out an ancient sword.


Toys

Generation 1
Tjbang 1992 A Real American Hero (1992)

T'jbang was introduced in 1992 as part of the Ninja Force subset of A Real American Hero toys.


Appearance: tanned skin; yellow helmet with eyeholes, black stripes, and yellow sash; sleeveless yellow vest with black straps; yellow half-gloves; blue pants with black belt; yellow and black boots

Accessories: light blue sword with fancy guard and two blades curved outward at tip; medium-length light blue sword with S-shaped quillen; black figure stand.


YoJoe.com page/Filecard


Trivia

  • T'Jbang's filecard says he's taken an oath of silence... and also provides a direct first-person quote from him.
    • Maybe he wrote it down somewhere?
  • T'Jbang's name is taken from the tjabang, an analog of the Japanese sai used in the Indonesian martial art Penkat Silat.

See also

External links

Footnotes

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