Creator of G.I. Joe Dies
Donald Levine, the co-creator of G.I. Joe has passed away in a Providence, Rhode Island hospice from cancer. He was survived by his wife, Nan. They were wed for almost 60 years. He was well-known as the "Father" of G.I. Joe, action figures. His inspiration for the action figure was from the time that he had served in United State Army during the Korean war. He was hired to work for Hasbro to design and produce a variety of ideas and turn them into toys known as action figures for children to enjoy.