G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero #51 [Newsstand Edition]
(September 1986)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Barcode:
0714860206409
Editing:
Don Daley (Assistant Editor); Bob Harras (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Dreadnoks [Torch; Buzzer; Ripper]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Thunder Machine (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Rod Whigham
Inks:
Andy Mushynsky
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [General Hawk; Sgt. Slaughter; Wild Bill; Roadblock; Shipwreck; Flint; Alpine; Heavy Metal; Tollbooth (first appearance); Thunder (first appearance); Cross Country (first appearance)]; Storm Shadow; Cobra [Dreadnoks [Zartan; Zarana; Ripper; Buzzer; Torch; Zandar (first appearance); Thrasher (first appearance)]
Synopsis:
Zartan's siblings, Zandar and Zarana, break him out of The Pit disguised as Lady Jaye and an interrogation specialist and go head-to-head with the Joes, succeeding. Meanwhile, General Hawk has an important meeting in Washington at the Pentagon to attend dealing with the Springfield incident last issue.

Indexer Notes

Thunder and Tollbooth were introduced late into the comic series for some reason, given they already existed as toys for the 1984 and 1985 toyline series respectively.

Postbox: The Pit ! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe (Postbox: The Pit) / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
comments about previous Joe issues.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Thunder Machine
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Postbox: The Pit !
    G.I. Joe (Postbox: The Pit)
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