Airtight (G.I. Joe)
Real Name: Kurt Schnurr
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Considered "weird" while he grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, Airtight is known for being an even stranger adult. He keeps scorpions for pets and enjoys tomato and peanut butter sandwiches. An expert in CBR (Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare), Airtight enjoys his job intensely.
Airtight joined the G.I. Joe team in 1985. During their final training mission as provisional members of the G.I. Joe team, Airtight, Bazooka, Crankcase and Heavy Metal were testing out new vehicles in the desert near Las Vegas, Nevada led by Lady Jaye. On the highway on the way back from a lunch break, the group was attacked by Cobra B.A.T.s (Battle Android Troopers) carrying creeper vines and sleeping gas created by Cobra agent Dr. Mindbender, who was demonstrating them to Destro and the Baroness. The Joes were kidnapped and forced into battling the B.A.T.s in a junkyard. Airtight figured out how to defeat the vines and with the help of the other Joes, destroyed Mindbender's factory, forcing the three Cobras into retreat.
Hostile Environment Trooper
PRIMARY SPECIALTY: Chemical, Biological & Radiological Warfare (CBR)
SECONDARY SPECIALTY: Ordnance
BIRTHPLACE: New Haven, Connecticut
GRADE: E-4 (U.S. Army Corporal)
First Appearance: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) #44
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Action Force (1987)
#6 G.I. Joe (2001)
- 'Terror Tower!'#24
- 'Ancient Relics, Part Two'#25
- 'Ancient Relics, Part Three'#26
- 'Ancient Relics, Part Four'#32
- 'Runaway Train'
#26 G.I. Joe (2005)
- 'Scott Sturgis is a Reasonable Man...'#36
- 'Union of the Snake: Part One - "SHROUD"'
#15 G.I. Joe Special Missions (1986)
- 'What Lies Beneath'
#2 G.I. Joe Special Missions: Manhattan (2006)
- 'Words of Honor'#21
- 'The Lower Depths'
G.I. Joe Yearbook (1985)
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982)
G.I. Joe: Battle Files (2002)
TPB G.I. Joe: European Missions (1988)
- 'The Joes'
G.I. Joe: Frontline (2002)
#5 G.I. Joe: Operation Star Fight (1987)
- 'A Day in the Life'#6
- 'Early Thaw'#7
- 'Cold Comfort'#8
- 'Run For Daylight'#11
- 'History Repeating: Part 1'#12
- 'History Repeating: Part 2'
nn G.I. Joe: The Data Desk Handbook A-M (2007)
- 'Operation Star Fight'
Michael Golden's G.I. Joe Yearbook: Artist's Edition Portfolio (2013)
The G.I. Joe Order of Battle (1986)
#1 The Transformers (UK) (1984)
- 'The Official G.I. Joe Handbook, 1 of 4'
- 'Ancient Relics! Part 1'
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