(December 1994)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 2.05 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
759606020645 15511
Editing:
Mike Lackey (editor); Tom DeFalco (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.

Final Issue of series by Marvel Comics; Vol. 2 will be done by Devil's Due/Image in 1994 continuing from Marvel's series restarting w/a new number one; Vol. 1 continues again in 2010 w/IDW publishing, starting w/ 155 1/2 (free comic book day 2010)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Phil Gosier
Inks:
Scott Koblish
Colors:
Chia-Chi Wang [as Chi]

Genre:
war
Characters:
Hawk and Stalker (folding up American flag); Snake-Eyes; Scarlett; Lady Jaye; Flint; Roadblock; Beach Head; Spirit; Gung-Ho; Mutt; Lt.Falcon; Clutch; Shipwreck; Rock N Roll; Storm Shadow; Footloose; Grunt; Quick Kick; several other Joes (unknown)

Indexer Notes

An artist's error on the cover itself is as follows: Quick Kick and Storm Shadow appear on the cover, even though Quick Kick had been killed in issue 109 and Storm Shadow had been brainwashed to serve Cobra as of issue 151 alongside Billy and the Baroness.

Cover lists book as final issue. End Marvel series-continues 2010 IDW publishing

A Letter From Snake-Eyes (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama
Pencils:
Phil Gosier
Inks:
Scott Koblish
Colors:
Chia-Chi Wang [as Chi]
Letters:
Vickie Williams
Editing:
Mike Lackey

Genre:
war
Characters:
G.I. Joe [Hawk; Duke; Spirit; Scarlett; Snake-Eyes; Stalker]; Wade Collins and his adopted family
Synopsis:
Wade Collins is having a flashback of Vietnam. Sean wants to join the army, Wade tells him to write a letter to Snake-Eyes. In the letter, Sean states he wants glory and honor. Snake-Eyes explains the story of Ramon Escobedo. Stalker was there to get away from the gangs. Storm Shadow was sent to further training of his ninja skills. Snake-Eyes wasn't sure why he was there himself. Snake-Eyes explained that there is no glory in war. There is great inhumanity in war, also bravery, compassion, honor and dignity. Sean realizes he wants to think about it before becoming a soldier.

Indexer Notes

This issue pretty much ends the saga for Hasbro's Joe line at Marvel, as the toy line was cancelled as well by 1995 (a result of their purchase of Kenner toys, which merged both brands together).

The series would later be revived in 2004-2008 by Devil's Due as one alternative future w/out Larry Hama; the 2nd alternative future now being done by Larry Hama in 2010 for IDW, the current Joe comic licensee.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Postbox: The Pit! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
2-pg. final letters page for series,incl. farewell from larry hama to the series

Indexer Notes

Comments by Larry Hama about series run, and farewell notes from Mike Lackey.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. A Letter From Snake-Eyes
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Postbox: The Pit!
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