G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #242

Summary In Springfield, Zartan and the Dreadnoks help Wade Collins and his family out of town. Demon Granny, Sean Collins and Storm Shadow all appear to splintering off, as well. As Cobra begins to figure out Zartan’s ruse, Dr. Venom whispers something to the Baroness, letting her know that he’s the real deal. Flying back […]

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GI Joe 241

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #241

Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: S.L. Gallant Summary Cobra Commander orders another round of BATs and Blue Ninjas to attack the Springfield Rec Center. This time, Snake-Eyes/Dawn attacks and takes them all out, by himself…err, herself. Zarana and the Dreadnoks arrive in the Thunder Machine and want a crack at things. Once they’re in, they meet […]

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GI Joe 240

G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #240

Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: S.L. Gallant Summary Some time has passed since last issue, as Storm Shadow, Dawn, Zartan, Heather Collins and the rest have seized control of Dr. Mindbender’s basement lab and have held off legions of Cobra troopers. Wade Collins and “Mrs. Wade Collins” recognize Snake-Eyes (II) as their son, Sean, and they […]

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GI Joe 239

G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #239

Writer: Larry Hama Penciler: S.L. Gallant Everybody is heading for Springfield. Roadblocks and check-points are set up, outside of the town by the Springfield police, to search for Dawn Moreno. Dawn gets out at the rest stop before Springfield and steals the car of some pervert. A Springfield officer arrives to search, and she also […]

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GI Joe 238 Subscription variant

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #238

Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: S.L. Gallant Summary A small team of Joes try to sneak into Darklonia in a Tomahawk. After a firefight with some Cobra Moray Hydrofoils, they meet up wit the Darklonian resistance, led by someone known as “Werewolf One”. Sneak Peek is surprised to see that “Werewolf One” is actually his old […]

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GI Joe: A Real American Hero #237

Summary: Zartan disguies himself as an antique collector and enters Demon Granny’s store in NY’s East Village. He quickly reveals “Evening Shade” — not the 90’s Burt Reynolds sitcom, but the copy of the Arashikage sword “Morning Light”. Zartan and Granny go it, until he knocks her out with the blunt edge of the sword. […]

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Darkhawk #1 Marvel

Darkhawk #1 (Marvel, 1991)

“Dawn of the Darkhawk” Writer: Danny Fingeroth Pencils: Mike Manley It’s another crappy..errrr, collectible… FIRST ISSUE! When “Darkhawk” popped up on the racks in late 1990/early 1991, my first impression is that he was a licensed property; like “Solar Man”. I primarily thought this because Darkhawk’s costume; prominently displayed on the cover and splash page; […]

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Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #1 (1984)

“The War Begins” Writer: Jim Shooter Penciler: Mike Zeck One thing that’s always excited me is the all-star crossover. As a wee lad, I remember freaking out when I stumbled upon “Yogi’s Ark”, featuring all the Hanna-Barbera characters teaming up. As a teen, I loved the Survivor Series with all its (tag) team-ups. As an […]

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New Warriors FIRST ISSUE

New Warriors #1 (1990)

“From the Ground Up!” Writer: Fabian Nicieza Pencils: Mark Bagley With the upcoming release of 52 Crappy First Issues from DC, I thought it’d be relevant and contemporary to go back and find 52 OTHER Crappy First Issues from DC and Marvel. Since everybody knows that “FIRST ISSUES” are the most-sought after pieces of crap…errrr, […]

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