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Steam-Roller



File Name: Averill B. Whitcomb of Duluth, Minnesota.
Grade: Army E-5 (1987)
SN: 500-54-7793
Notes: Duluth, about 150 miles north of Minneapolis, is a vital industrial port town on Lake Superior.




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Next character: Hardtop

 

Animated Appearances

To my knowledge, Steam-Roller was never animated.

Headcanon

Born June 6, 1944. Steam-Roller joined the Joe Team in September 1983, and his appearance is represented by Version 1. He was with the team until it was disbanded in December 1989 but was not recalled when the Joes were reactivated in 1991.

Figure Releases

Versions: 1. 1987 (Mobile Command Center)    
Version 1: 1987 boxed Mobile Command Center playset
Fig. #0142: Mobile Command Center OperatorMOS 1: Heavy Equipment Operator [21E]
MOS 2: Armor [19K]
  • head: Steam-Roller (87)
  • arms: Steam Roller (87), Dreadnok Demolishor (04)
  • torso: Steam Roller (87), Dreadnok Demolishor (04)
  • waist: Steam Roller (87), Dreadnok Demolishor (04)
  • legs: Steam Roller (87), Dreadnok Demolishor (04)
Accessories: grey dagger (new, stubby with segmented handle)
Steam-Roller worked heavy cranes on the Great Lakes' docks, earth-movers in the strip mines of Appalachia, and graders on the four-lane blacktops of a half dozen states. He was driving an M-15A2, 50 ton transporter when he was picked up for the Joe Team. He may only be an E-5, but no matter who's ranked above him on his Mobile Command Center, Steam-Roller's gut instincts are the ones in charge. Qualified expert with all NATO small-arms and explosives.
"He's a moose. He considers a Peterbilt 10 wheel tractor a personal vehicle and a .44 Magnum a pocket pistol. He gets barred from bowling alleys for damaging the pins. He's stubborn, ornery, mean-tempered, bad-humored, and uncouth. Has he got any good points? Well, he's on our side . . . "
Toy Notes: Item #6006.