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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #213 Review

Despite the stupidity and sillyness of G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #213 and its current plot, it’s hard not to feel impressed in some way. As far as all out action, suspense and drama goes, this issue definately pays off and – for that – it’s hard not to like it. The official description […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #211 Review

You know, for a series that’s had its share of ninjas, gadgets and robot super soliders, its hard to imagine something like G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #211 being any more silly/bold (delete as appropriate) with its sense of scale. Well, that might be changing… The official description from IDW: THE RETURN OF SERPENTOR! […]

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #209 Review

For a series that often struggles to flip between reality and aloof, over-the-top fun, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #209 really knows how to tow the line. For every serious threat it tries to present with one hand, it teases some ridiculous notion with the other The official description from IDW: The secrets and […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #208 Review

G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #208 is currently taking place in Dublin, but in the end it’s all robots, ninjas and guns, isn’t it? I’m not saying this is a bad thing, but a long running title like this needs to mix it up once in a little while. The official description from IDW: […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #206 Review

After last week’s arc, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #206 is looking to hit the ground running with something new and exciting. So, what does it decide to do and does it pull it off? The official description from IDW: With Torpedo’s team barely escaping their mission with their lives, G.I. JOE takes a […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #203

G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #203 is a perfect example of how to keep the reader engaged without an abundance of action. So, if you want nothing but gunshots and bloodshed, you might be disappointed. The official description from IDW: While G.I. JOE continues to adjust to their new circumstances, COBRA COMMANDER begins making […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #202 Review

For a title that often likes to barrel through action and plot alike, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #202 certainly suggests a slower alternative. Is this better story telling or bad padding between developments? The official description from IDW: With two new G.I. JOE headquarters active and ready to go, the Real American Hero […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #200 Review

When a comic reaches it’s 200th issues, your big issue needs to do something special. G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #200 is a big milestone and it’s been building up for some time. So, after such a long wait, how does it feel after 200 publications? The official description from IDW: This is it: […]

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G.I Joe: Real American Hero #192 Review

G.I Joe: American Hero #192 is one of those issues that tries to be two different things, arguably failing at both as a result. Half of this issue is the typical stuff you would expect whilst the other feels far too gentle and peaceful to warrant any reason or sense. The official description from IDW: […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #191 Review

G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #191 is one of those issues that manages to make the larger set pieces work. Its action heavy, yet fluid. That said, it’s still A Real American Hero, so there’s a certain amount of corny, cheesy one-liners.. and ninjas. Always ninjas. The official description from IDW: G.I. JOE goes […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #190 Review

After the last two hectic ship-based issues, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #190 brings the action in land. With plenty going on, where does this issue take the Joe action? The official description from IDW: EVERYTHING COMES TO HEAD! G.I. JOE’s high seas rescue mission has gone from bad to worse. Now, each team […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #188 Review

After the successful previous issues set in Benzheen, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #188 continues to demonstrate an adept and intuitive method of describing and depicting frantic action without confusing the reader. A Real American Hero #188 is a fluid read from start to finish, showing the various aspects and sides throughout a single […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #187 Review

Following a thrilling and suspense-filled previous issue, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #187 has a lot on its hands. It bounces between various set pieces, juggling the action efficiently. The official description from IDW: Things have gotten dangerous for G.I. JOE in Benzheen: the countdown for the activation of a nuclear warhead has begun […]

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #185 Review

This issue of G.I Joe: A Real American Hero is quite when it comes to actual action, but its not without its share of tension and excitement, making a calming change from the usual pacing. First, the official description from IDW: “Things are finally coming to a head between DARKLON and DESTRO! With the two […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #183 Review

A much more exciting issue, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #183 manages to strike an interesting balance. Whilst there is a fair amount going on, this issue still seems to build things up with, often with a lot of tension. That said, its not a bore; there is still plenty of excitement to warrant […]

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