This 80sTees.com exclusive GI Joe t-shirt features an image of Cobra Commander as he appeared in the classic GI Joe cartoon that aired from 1983 to 1986. Cobra Commander is a fanatical leader rules with an iron fist. He demands total loyalty and allegiance. His main battle plan, for world control, relies on revolution and chaos. As evil as he is, Cobra Commander became one of the most popular characters from the GI Joe cartoon.