(January 1984)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Linda Grant (Editor); Denny O'Neil (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
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:

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 with the Baroness.
Reprints:

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hi! I'm not Jim Shooter, (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lynn E. Cohen (signed); ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Postbox: The Pit! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Linda Grant
Colors:
?
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. Letters from C. B. Cebulski, Thomas Wheeler, Susan M. Murrie, Tom Liner, Scott Gustaton, Todd Oberly, Bobby Cole, Dennis K. Catucci, Bobby Trainer, Jason Du Bord, Dennis Elms.

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

G.I. Joe Classified File / 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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Joe Triumphs!
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Star Frontiers
    Star Frontiers; TSR
  4. 3. Hi! I'm not Jim Shooter,
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Postbox: The Pit!
  6. 5. G.I. Joe Classified File
    G.I. Joe Classified File
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