(April 1984)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-12-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Linda Grant (assistant editor); Denny O'Neil (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #38, with newsstand on-sale date of 1984-01-10.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
?

Genre
war
Characters
Destro (holding toy Rattler jet); G.I. Joe [Hawk; Short-Fuze; Scarlett; Gung-Ho; Stalker; Clutch; General Flagg's coffin (all as chess pieces attacked by Destro)]
Reprints

Like Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust... (Table of Contents: 1)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 21 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; Breaker; Clutch; Zap; Stalker; Gung-Ho; Rock 'N Roll; Cover Girl; Snow Job; Trip-Wire; Flash; Short-Fuse; Torpedo; Grunt; Wild Bill; Airborne; Duke (first appearance); Roadblock (first appearance)]; Cobra [Cobra Commander; Destro; Baroness; Major Bludd; Cobra Soldiers; Air Viper]; Dr. Hundtkinder (first appearance)
Synopsis
The Joes begin reconstruction on a better Pit. As they later attend Flagg's funeral, they're attacked by the new experimental Cobra jet, the Rattler, but it's destroyed by Duke (new field commander) and Roadblock. The Baroness is taken to see Dr. Hundtkinder for her severe burns by Bludd. Kwinn is given a private funeral by Snake-Eyes, and we see Dr. Venom's burial in Potter's Field.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

story shortened to 21 pages due to blueprint plan shown for reconstructed Pit.

Top Secret (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Larry Hama
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
George Rousso
Letters
Rick Parker

Synopsis
Overall layout for the reconstructed Pit.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters from Susan M. Murrie, Mitchell Haferbecker, Victoria Del Principe, Marc Holt, Steve Carton, Tarek Rogers, Keith Stebleton, Robert Shaven, Bryan Simmons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Super Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Give a Marvel Holiday Gift Subscription! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Marvel Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Like Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust...
    G.I. Joe
  3. 2. Top Secret
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Postbox: The Pit!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Super Heroes
  6. 5. Give a Marvel Holiday Gift Subscription!
    Marvel Subscriptions
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