Joe Ace, Flying Cool

Starting today, Build-a-Bear Workshops will be carrying a stuffed Snoopy, customizable with a range of outfit pieces (which, for those of you who have not experienced B-a-BW, is what their business is all about.) The figure has been available for online order for a few days… and pictured here is the one they’ve been pushing, customized with all the custom Snoopy items, and a couple of non-Snoopy-specific pieces to boot.

So what we end up with is a confusing character mix. Is this the World War I Flying Ace? Or is it Joe Cool? It cannot be both. Joe Cool does not shoot down enemy aircraft. That’s too unmellow.

And to add insult to injury, note the list of sounds available for it. Yes, just what Snoopy needs: a Smurf sound chip.


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