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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #214 Review

This is a tough one. G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #214 is the hardest issue to review. It’s definately for the fans, or anyone following the recent storylines at least, but new readers are going to find this the most bizarre issue they’ve read. On one hand, it’s good fan service but, on the […]

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G.I Joe #8 Review

8 issues in and the new ‘series 4’ is already over. G.I Joe #8 marks the last of the current storyline and title so, while it is abrupt, how does the end result look? First, the official description from IDW: The war of intel and secrets reaches dangerous new heights as Scarlet’s G.I. Joe team […]

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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 #6 Review

For a title that has defined itself in a much more grounded, realistic approach, G.I Joe #6 demonstrates many of the benefits and drawbacks of such an approach. The more realistic tone makes the title easier to follow, but does it lose a little of what makes it G.I Joe in the first place? The […]

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Transformers vs G.I Joe #5 Review

For a series that dances with issues of clarity and simplicty, Transformers vs G.I Joe #5 pushes the envelope a little too far. Nobody can say these issues don’t pack plenty of action, but the coherency of said action often seems to be the collateral damage in the process. First, the official description from IDW: […]

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G.I Joe #5 Review

G.I Joe #5 marks a strong problem with the current set-up. I’m enjoying every issue, but it seems to be going nowhere fast. Much is spoken about, but little seems to happen. Still, there’s something in it that seems to keep me reading for the mean time. The official description from IDW: FALL OF G.I. […]

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G.I Joe #4 Review

It might still be early days for this new season, but G.I Joe #4 seems to be getting into it’s stride. Whether that’s any good or not… well, that depends on how you like your G.I Joe. The official description from IDW: ON THE RUN! The G.I. Joe team is in pursuit of their target, […]

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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 #3 Review

The third issue in, G.I Joe #3 is an important issue. I want to love this series and, while I do like it, it needs to that little more to feel like a true G.I Joe title. So why do I still feel dissapointed? The official description from IDW: THE FALL OF G.I. JOE continues…and […]

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G.I Joe #2 Review

After my previous views on the first issue, G.I Joe #2 needs to feel a lot more, well, G.I Joe. Less dialogue, less politics and more action. Isn’t that what this series is all about? The official description from IDW: THE FALL OF G.I. JOE! Scarlett’s last chance to save the G.I. JOE team’s existence […]

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Transformers vs G.I Joe #3 Review

For a series that has been mixed in its reception, Transformers vs G.I Joe #3 is still a hard title to summarise. It both harkens to the comics of old and builds on it with new, updated story telling. So, what’s the final result and how is this series progressing? The official description from IDW: […]

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G.I Joe #1 Review

Well… after a short lived season 3, G.I Joe #1 marks the start of season 4. If the first issue is anything to go by, everything’s decided to go grim and depressing. The official description from IDW: DOES THE WORLD NEED G.I. JOE? Cobra had become an international peacekeeping force… and the future of G.I. […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #205 Review

G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #205 is a very odd mix. The overall story is effective, but I can’t help feel the vast majority of the title manages to be useless at the same time. The official description from IDW: Torpedo and his team race against the clock in the mountains of Olliestan, with […]

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TRANSFORMERS VS G.I. JOE #1 Review

There are some titles that hold mass appeal, while others appeal to niche audiences. As for Transformers vs G.I Joe #1. it’s hard to tell where this is aiming. The official description from IDW: SPACE WAR I! Earth makes contact with an alien race—and G.I. JOE is on the front lines of first contact! But […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #204 Review

Some issues feel very familiar, which isn’t always a good or bad thing. G.I Joe: A Rea American Hero #204 feels very much like one of these, but it’s nonetheless not a bad read. The official description from IDW: TORPEDO leads a dangerous G.I. JOE rescue mission in Olliestan, and the odds are stacked against […]

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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 #15 Review

It looks like this could be the last issue of the current series for a while so, if it is an impromptu end, how does G.I Joe #15 wrap things up? The official description from IDW: THE SEARCH FOR SIREN! The G.I. Joe team is on the hunt for the mysterious COBRA operative codenamed SIREN—but […]

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G.I Joe: Special Missions #14 Review

Well, this is a curve ball. I’m not sure if anyone can truly enjoy G.I Joe: Special Missions #14 as, by its very nature, it can only seemto disappoint fans. The official description from IDW: G.I. JOE—AMBUSHED! When the SPECIAL MISSIONS convoy faces a surprise attack from COBRA troopers and a dangerous sniper, it’s up […]

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