GI Joe (ARAH): Silent Option #1

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: Netho Diaz Summary Bombstrike and Dawn Moreno are on the trail of the mysterious “Helix”. They start with her former foster parents in the US, then the trail eventually leads them to Trucial Abysmia and Borovia. Along the way, they piece together that Helix is huting down human traffickers. Three in […]

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #256

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: Ron Joseph Summary: Picking up from the Joes’ Darklonia mission in issue 245; and its brief follow-up in issue 249; Bombstrike, Sightline and Ambush have smuggled themselves into Springfield. They hid in Revanche creates, then step out to hear Dr. Venom babbling to himself. Venom has created two significant Battle Androids. […]

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Scarlett

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #255

Summary Scarlett is on the Staten Island Ferry and flashes back to issue 36 (Marvel) and their encounter with the Crimson Guard. Back in Fort Wadsworth, Scarlett recounts to Rock & Roll, Snake-Eyes II (Sean Collins/Throwdown) and Clutch the helicopter accident that seared off Snake-Eyes’ face (see issue 27). Once Snake-Eyes was out of plastic […]

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Destro

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #254

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: Nietho Diaz Summary Destro is brokering an arms deals between MARS and Sheikh Ali of the country Qnrrh. He personally demonstrates a “tactical body armor system”, but the Sheikh isn’t sold, as he feels he has enough high-tech armaments and defenses. The Sheikh is taking Destro and the Baroness on a […]

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GI Joe 253- Duke

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #253

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: Brian Shearer Summary In a story set “before the formation of the GI Joe team”, Duke and Roadblock are in Trucial Abysmia, as U.S. Troops are supporting the Emir, and facing opposition from Colonel Sharif. During a supply convoy, Duke’s team is ambushed by insurgents. The driver of their Humvee, Maureen […]

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Ant-Man and the Wasp

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 (2018)

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Javier Garron It’s been a few years since I’ve bought a FIRST ISSUE, off the racks (because I’m a complete dork and track these things, looks like it was officially Secret Wars #1 in 2015). It’s been a strange time for some “off time”, but from what I’ve gathered: Marvel’s reset […]

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GI Joe 252 - Baroness

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #252

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: David Messina Summary: The Baroness; accompanied by a SAW Viper and a Frag-Viper; is in Darklonia, acting as an adviser. Darklonian forces have been trying to flush out the resistance fighters, including Katya (Sneak Peek’s ex). An orphaned little girl with a doll is about to be attacked by a Darklonian, […]

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #251

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: Alex Sanchez Summary Stalker is having nightmarish flashback from his past in Vietnam and in Detroit. “I’ve got dead men putting guilt trips on me in my dreams, and I’ve got the bullies from my old nabe reminding me of my helplessness”. He discusses it with Spirit Iron-Knife, but is relucatant […]

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GI Joe 250

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #250

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: Netho Diaz Summary In Japan, Dawn Moreno trails Firefly atop a commuter train. They have a stand-off that is somewhat reminiscent to issue 27. Firefly continually threatens to blow up himself and the train full of commuters. Dawn manages to subdue Firefly, but doesn’t kill him as she is “breaking the […]

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