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(May 1985)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.00 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Don Daley (Assistant 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 has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Dreadnoks [Buzzer; Ripper; Torch]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signed "Byrne, John L. 761950", 761950 signifying his birthdate (7/6/1950).

Dreadnoks on the Loose ! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Rod Whigham; Mark Bright; Bob Camp; Larry Hama
Inks:
Andy Mushynsky; Mike Esposito
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Rock 'N Roll; Clutch; Breaker]; Cobra [Dreadnoks [Zartan (leader); Ripper; Buzzer; Torch]; Baroness; Major Bludd; Storm Shadow]; Soft Master (disguised as old lady)
Synopsis:
Three Joes are off to California on furlough to surf when they run across three of the Dreadnoks taking a joy ride on Zartan's new holographic motorcycle, which is damaged in the scuffle. Zartan later picks up two of them in a transport chopper holographically disguised as a bus, with Buzzer captured by the Joes, after being told of their joyride by Bludd and the Baroness. The old lady Zartan picks up as a passenger mysteriously disappears after the chopper lands back in Springfield before she can be killed, but it was a disguise as the disguise was discarded.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Soft Master was the old lady in disguise, but never truly revealed in the issue. Later revealed in G.I. Joe Yearbook (Marvel, 1985 series) #2 under yearly events synopses.

Postbox: The Pit ! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
comments about previous Joe issues.

Indexer Notes

top 3/4 of page for letters.

A New Generation of Super-Heroes- For Readers of All Generations ! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Power Pack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Dreadnoks on the Loose !
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Postbox: The Pit !
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. A New Generation of Super-Heroes- For Readers of All Generations !
    Power Pack
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