G.I. Joe [Duke; Scarlett; Stalker; Law; Mainframe]; Cobra [Cobra Commander; Dr. Mindbender; Tele-Vipers; Viper troopers]; Snake-Eyes; Storm Shadow (injured); Boris (killed); Blue ninja cyborgs [Dr. Tchen; undercover Cobra agents]
As Snake-Eyes, Storm Shadow (with Boris), and Cobra Commander follow their own leads about the Blue Ninjas, the Blue Ninjas strike back, killing Boris, and infiltrating Broca Beach with orders to kill the Commander via Revanche Robotics, their front company. The Commander finds out about the plot against his life when a returning Viper trooper finds his family dead in his home, and his uniforms missing, and it's reported by a Tele-Viper on scene. Meanwhile, Duke, Scarlett, and Stalker take some accrued leave time to help out Snake-Eyes, as Snake-Eyes is helped out by the Baroness.
story continued from last issue (#175); continues next issue (#177)