Scrap-Iron is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, comic books and cartoon series. He is Cobra's anti-armor specialist and debuted in 1984.
He first appeared in the Sunbow G.I. Joe cartoon in the "Revenge of Cobra" mini-series voiced by Michael Bell. He is also featured in the "Arise, Seperntor, Arise" mini-series. There, he is the inventor of the B.A.T. (short for Battle Android Trooper). He is with Cobra Commander when Doctor Mindbender meets with Destro and Tomax and Xamot on creating the Cobra Emperor. When Cobra Commander sabotaged the first attempt with a mutated virus, Scrap-Iron told Doctor Mindbender about it in exchange for $1,000,000 of gold serpentines.
In the second attempt, Scrap-Iron stopped Cobra Commander from sabotaging it, enabling Serpentor to be born. While Serpentor was battling Sgt. Slaughter and the G.I. Joe members that came to rescue him, Scrap-Iron was paid by Cobra Commander to reprogram the B.A.T.s in order to attack Serpentor. Scrap-Iron takes part in Serpentor's invasion of Washington DC where he attacks the White House only to learn that the President and the Vice-President are out of town. Scrap-Iron reports this to Destro and Baroness.
G.I. Joe: Renegades
Scrap-Iron first appears in G.I. Joe Renegades episode "Rage." Scrap-Iron is a scientist at M.A.R.S. Industries who captured war veterans from the streets in order to brainwash them and test their new exo-armors and power their rage. He did this on behalf of Destro while posing as a preacher offering war veterans coffee. Tunnel Rat became one of the victims. Soon, Roadblock ended up captured when he found Scrap-Iron and was subjected to the same experiment that Tunnel Rat and the other people befell.
When G.I. Joe arrived and disabled the controls on the exo-armor, Roadblock lunged towards Destro and Scrap-Iron as they get into their helicopter. Roadblock managed to deflect the missile back at the helicopter injuring the right side of of Scrap-Iron's head. Destro told Scrap-Iron that his injuries will be avenged. In the episode "Castle Destro," Scrap-Iron's right head still has some burns as he and Destro work on the Bio-Dag rocket. After Duke destroy the Bio-Dag, Scrap-Iron gets away with Destro and Baroness.
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