Quick Kick is a fictional character from G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, a line of military-themed toys created by Hasbro. He appears in the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic book series from Marvel, the animated series, and toyline. He debuted in 1985 and is the G.I. Joe team's Martial Arts expert.
His real name is MacArthur S. Ito, and his rank is that of corporal E-4. Quick Kick was born in Los Angeles, California.
Quick Kick's Japanese father and Korean mother owned a grocery store in Watts. He finds difficulty being accepted by either the Japanese or Korean community because of his mixed heritage. Quick Kick has a passion for basketball but he is always turned down because of his height. Thus, he turns to martial arts. He has earned black belts in Tae Kwon Do, Go Ju Ryo, Southern Praying Mantis Kung-Fu, Tai-Chi Sword, Zen Sword and Wing-Chun fighting arts.
He later works in Hollywood as a stuntman, where the U.S. Army notices his skills and recruits him.
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