G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero #1 [Newsstand Edition]
(June 1982)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860206406
Editing:
Tom DeFalco (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Ultimate Weapon of Democracy! : Introducing America's Sensational New Special Missions Force For The 80's! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Bob McLeod (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I Joe [Steeler; Scarlett; Zap; Flash; Stalker; Grunt]
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G. I. Joe Weapons Profile: HAL (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Grand Slam
Synopsis:
Information about the Joes then-newest artillery weapon the H.A.L.- Heavy Artillery Laser.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Operation: Lady Doomsday (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
war; adventure
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Hawk [Clayton Abernathy] (first appearance); Snake-Eyes (first appearance); Scarlett (first appearance); Breaker (first appearance); Flash (first appearance); Grunt (first appearance); Stalker (first appearance); Short-Fuse (first appearance); Grand Slam [also as Grand-Slam; James Barney] (first appearance); Zap [Rafael Melendez] (first appearance); Rock 'N Roll [Craig McConnel] (first appearance); Steeler [Ralph Pulaski] (first appearance); Clutch [Lance Steinberg] (first appearance); Shooter (cameo, named only, first appearance)]; General Flagg (first appearance); General Austin (first appearance); Doctor Adele Burkhart (first appearance); Cobra [Cobra Commander (first appearance); Baroness (first appearance); Gregor (first appearance)]
Synopsis:
Cobra has captured a prominent nuclear physicist, and the G.I. Joe team is formed to get her back.
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Indexer Notes

Joe character Shooter named as in-house joke for then-EIC Jim Shooter, but later made into real Joe by writer/creator Larry Hama in G.I. Joe Declassified (Devil's Due Publishing, 2006 series) #'s 1-3.

G.I. Joe Classified File: The Pit (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Cutaway diagram of then-G.I. Joe headquarters: The Pit (model 1).
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...Hot Potato! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Don Perlin
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Hawk; Snake-Eyes; Scarlett; Stalker; Rock 'N Roll; Steeler; Clutch]; Colonel Sharif; Guardians of Paradise (villains)
Synopsis:
Scarlett and Snake-Eyes are left to fend for themselves in the desert as Rock N Roll is ordered to deliver a sensitive package to Stalker and Clutch waiting to get it back to Hawk. Rock N Roll then returns to save them just as both Scarlett and Snake-Eyes run out of ammo, and all three escape as Stalker and Clutch return to Hawk on a flight back to the States.
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G.I. Joe Classified File: Scarlett (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Scarlett; Clutch
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G.I. Joe Classified File: Breaker (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Breaker
Reprints:

G.I. Joe Classified File: Flash (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Flash
Reprints:

G.I. Joe Classified File: Stalker (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Stalker
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G.I. Joe Weapons Profile: VAMP (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Clutch
Synopsis:
Information about the Joes then-newest vehicle the V.A.M.P- Vehicle Attack Multi-Purpose (Mark 1)
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

G.I. Joe Weapons Profile: MOBAT (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Steeler
Synopsis:
Back of book information about the Joe team's then-newest tank, the M.O.B.A.T. - Multi-Ordinance Battle Action Tank.
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Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Ultimate Weapon of Democracy! : Introducing America's Sensational New Special Missions Force For The 80's!
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. G. I. Joe Weapons Profile: HAL
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Operation: Lady Doomsday
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. G.I. Joe Classified File: The Pit
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. ...Hot Potato!
    G.I. Joe
  6. 5. G.I. Joe Classified File: Scarlett
    G.I. Joe
  7. 6. G.I. Joe Classified File: Breaker
    G.I. Joe
  8. 7. G.I. Joe Classified File: Flash
    G.I. Joe
  9. 8. G.I. Joe Classified File: Stalker
    G.I. Joe
  10. 9. G.I. Joe Weapons Profile: VAMP
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. G.I. Joe Weapons Profile: MOBAT
    G.I. Joe
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