GeneralsJoes Reviews IDW G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #190

I feel very sad and disappointed that I didn’t get this review done more quickly, as this was an amazing issue of A Real American Hero.  This was pure Hama greatness, almost as if pulled from the 80’s, with some great hints of Special Missions tossed in for good measure.  This isn’t a “feel good” story of G.I. Joe, it’s wrought with many of the same government tensions and political frustrations as you may have witnessed with the old Special Missions series, yet it’s not obvious, it’s just a part of the story.

Every day that a new Real American Hero issue is released is a day that I’m one happy G.I. Joe fan.  Check out the full review after the jump.

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The Cobra Civil War begins in April!

Infestation is over, and April is just around the corner, which means IDW’s Cobra Civil War, kicking off with Issue #0, is about to launch.  We join with IDW to celebrate the oncoming bloodshed by offering a sneak peek preview at the upcoming Cobra Civil War #0 issue, which leads directly into G.I. Joe #1, Snake Eyes #1, and G.I. Joe: Cobra #1.  G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero continues its normal release schedule.

The details and the preview pages can be seen below!

G.I. Joe: Cobra Civil War #0

In store date: April 13, 2011

Chuck Dixon, Mike Costa (w) • Javier Saltares, Antonio Fuso, Agustin Padilla (a) • Tom Feister, Fuso, Gabriele Dell’Otto  (c)

COBRA CIVIL WAR BEGINS HERE! The Commander is dead! Long live… Cobra Commander?! But the questions is, who will BE the NEXT Cobra Commander?! The role of Commander must be filled—now the most lethal and cunning Cobra operatives will COMPETE TO REIGN SUPREME. The winner—he who kills the most G.I. JOES—will take the reins of COBRA! Bonus: Ninja Force!!!!! Yeah, baby! 30 big pages of story at regular price! This is the place to jump on board and see what everyone’s been talking about!

*3 regular covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1-to-1 basis

FC • 40 pages • $3.99

Bullet Points:

  • The next great G.I. Joe storyline begins here!
  • The hunt for the new Cobra Commander will run through all three new G.I. Joe series beginning with next month’s three debuts: G.I. Joe #1, Cobra #1, and Snake Eyes #1!