G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero #19 [Newsstand Edition]
(January 1984)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860206401
Editing:
Linda Grant (Editor); Denny O'Neil (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero (Marvel, 1982 series) #19 [Direct Edition]. There exist further variants.

Part of 'Assistant Editor's Month' at Marvel, where the assistants were allowed to print a single issue without editorial interference as the Editors were away at an editor's conference (San Diego Comic Con) that month.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Vosburg (?)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Grunt; Stalker; Breaker; Rock N Roll; Scarlett; Flash]; Destro (riding H.I.S.S. tank attacking them)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Joe Triumphs! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Mike Vosburg (breakdowns)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (finishes)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Hawk; Snake-Eyes; Scarlett; Gung-Ho; Snow Job; Doc; Clutch; Breaker; Wild Bill; Tripwire; Short-Fuse; Cover Girl; Ace; Zap; Rock 'N Roll]; General Flagg (Death); Kwinn (Death); Cobra [Cobra Commander; Destro; Baroness; Dr. Venom (death); Major Bludd; Scar-Face (death); Cobra Soldiers]
Synopsis:
The Joes learn of Cobra's plan to uncover the Pit's hidden location, and construct a false headquarters over the real thing, while setting them up to believe that their base is under quarantine from Scar-Face's infected body, cured by Doc. Cobra then attacks, and the Joes defend. The battle is won by the Joes but at a cost: Gen. Flagg, Kwinn, Scar-Face, and Dr. Venom are casualties, and Bludd escapes wth the Baroness.

Postbox: The Pit ! (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
comments about previous Joe issues; note from editor that month states it's Assistant Editor's Month and a bonus pinup is included this issue.

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

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

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Mike Vosburg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Snake-Eyes
Synopsis:
pin-up and information on Snake-Eyes
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Joe Triumphs!
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Postbox: The Pit !
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. G.I. Joe Classified File
    G.I. Joe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gary Berg
  • Karl Wilcox