(July 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]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Don Daley (Assistant 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

2nd Print exists


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Zeck (signed)
Inks:
John Beatty (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Flint; Footloose]; Cobra [Tomax]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Twin Brothers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Andy Mushynsky
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Duke; Snake-Eyes; Rip-Cord; Gung-Ho; Roadblock; Lady Jaye; Blowtorch; Wild Bill; (Flint (first appearance); Footloose (first appearance)]; Cobra [Destro; Crimson Guard [Tomax (first appearance) (co-leader); Xamot (first appearance) (co-leader))); Fred series]]
Synopsis:
Three Joes (Gung-Ho, Ripcord, Blowtorch) run into the Crimson Guard, and their leaders, Tomax and Xamot, while delivering balloons to the Arbco (Cobra anagram) Brothers Circus with Candy (Bongo), as new members Flint and Footloose are introduced to the Joes. The twins escape, and Candy breaks up with Ripcord.

Indexer Notes

Crimson Guardsmen mistakenly drawn as H.I.S.S. drivers this issue due to Crimson Guard figure not yet released by Hasbro for 1985 figure toyline release at time issue was sent to press and published.

Postbox: The Pit ! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe (Postbox: The Pit) / letters page / 0.9 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
comments about previous Joe issues. top 9/10 of page for letters.

On Sale Now ! (Table of Contents)

Power Man; Iron Fist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
in-house ad for Marvel Comics' Power Man And Iron Fist series (Marvel, 1978 series) on sale now.

Indexer Notes

bottom right 1/10 of letters page used for ad.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Twin Brothers
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Postbox: The Pit !
    G.I. Joe (Postbox: The Pit)
  4. 3. On Sale Now !
    Power Man; Iron Fist
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