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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: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #4 Review

Well, it’s only a 5-part series, so G.I Joe: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #4 is the penultimate issue, rife with plot set-ups and final confrontations. Still, based on its charm and atsmophere, it might just be the best issue so far. The official description from IDW: SNAKE EYES’ mission for COBRA has been severely […]

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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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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: SNAKE EYES: AGENT OF COBRA #1 Review

IDW’s G.I Joe universe has been a bit slow of late, but G.I Joe: Snake Eyes: Agent of Cobra #1 is the kick start it needs. This mini-series could be a title that focuses on the espionage, stealth and political aspects of the series without overdoing it. For a first issue, there’s plenty of potential […]

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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: 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 #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 #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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G.I Joe: Special Missions #13 Review

The last issue left on a bit of a cliffhanger, so G.I Joe: Special Missions #13 has some expectations to live up to. The question is, did the creative team manage to pull it off? The official description from IDW: DESTRO MUST DIE part four! G.I. JOE brings the fight to DESTRO. Teaming up with […]

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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: A Real American Hero #199 Review

As it builds up to its 200th issue, G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #199 looks to continue the high quality seen lately. Does this issue manage to keep up the successful trend? The official description from IDW: THE ULTIMATE SHOWDOWN! G.I. JOE has escaped the situation in Sierra Gordo intact… but COBRA has taken […]

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G.I Joe: Special Missions #12

After the last issue, G.I Joe: Special Missions #12 has a lot to build on. This issue starts to build up the next arc and get things underway. So, is it good enough? The official description from IDW: DESTRO MUST DIE part three! It’s a three-way showdown between the JOEs, COPPERBACK and a mysterious Mark […]

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G.I Joe #13 Review

As we await the next big story arc, G.I Joe #13 offers more in the way of ‘not quite one-shots as its probably useful in the long run’ issues. Still, does it manage to be entertaining, if not strictly relevant? The official description from IDW: THE SECRET HISTORY OF COBRA COMMANDER! BARONESS leads COBRA’s newest […]

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Gateway #1 Review

Undercover cop Jake Ryan just had one of those days. You know, the kind where your deal goes bad, you kill a couple of pushers in the line of duty and then get shot yourself, wake up in an alley and slowly realize…you’re in Purgatory? Take a look at the first issue’s official description from […]

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G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #198 Review

As it gets close to its 200th issue, a title such as G.I Joe: A Real American Hero can often run the risk of repetition. However, it’s not all bad, as G.I Joe: A Real American Hero #198 shows, sometimes stability is good enough in its own right. The official description from IDW: The March […]

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