AIPT Exclusive Preview of IDW Publishing’s G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #247

Adventures in Poor Taste has shared and exclusive preview of IDW Publishing‘s G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #247. The march to issue #250 continues, with the Dawn of the Arashikage story line in full swing. Here’s the scoop – 

“Dawn of the Arashikage,” Part Two! Opposing forces threaten to tear Dawn Moreno apart at the seams as she fights her own internal battle for control of her mind. Whose memories will win out in the end–her own… or Snake-Eyes’?

  • Second part of a bombastic five-issue arc that ends in a very special over-sized issue #250!
  • The birth (and re-birth) of an all-new Snake-Eyes!
  • Perfect jumping-on point for new fans!
  • Part of IDW’s Artist’s Edition Cover Month!
  • Variant cover by John Royle!

We’ve mirrored the preview from Adventures in Poor Taste here on Cobra Island, so make sure to read more below to check it out. What are your thoughts on “Dawn of the Arashikage” so far? Join in on the discussion already in progress after the break on the Cobra Island Forums! 

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Tom Waltz and Netho Diaz Share Teasers From IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe 248 and 250

Netho Diaz and Tom Waltz set twitter ON FIRE today for G.I.Joe fans, sharing peeks from two upcoming issues of IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero!

First up, Netho shared the brilliant image that we used for our story – The image is that of the cover for the special oversized G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #250. This issue boasts 40 pages and is the conclusion of the “Dawn of the Arashikage” storyline. 

The awesome didn’t stop there though! Tom then shared a panel from G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #248, noting that the issue has been sent to the printer! This is a special “silent issue” and sure to be another classic, just like issue #21. Check it out – 

Are you as excited as we are for these two issues? Join in on the discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums

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Custom Storm Shadow by ska_lives

The hits keep coming from ska_lives!  His latest figure is a fresh look at the G.I. Joe 50th Anniversary Storm Shadow!

I finally got around to finishing this guy. I have had this figure sorted and ready for months, but I was just too lazy to finish some of the smaller bits of finishing to call him complete. Finally, however, I have.
I decided to actually tie my own Alpine harness using book binding thread instead of painting the plastic one that comes with the figure. Afterwards I painted the wooden shin guards as I have in the past to make them look more like wood. The rest was just painting some details to match, and stringing the bow.
I made this head and hood combo way back during the summer, and had been painting up a scratch built body for it, however, even using krylon fusion on the body for a nice even white, it wasnt adhering, so I put him on the back burner until the 50th model dropped. Once that happened, I just moved my work over to its core build.
Since this is going into my personal collection, I doubt ill go back and touch up some of the grey paint on the hood, but if I were to put it on the market I do need to make it a bit more even in tone.

Anywho, I hope you dig the changes.

Head: Ret. Ult Storm Shadow
Body: 50th Storm Shadow

Hood: Resolute Storm Shadow
BP: 50th Storm Shadow
Sword: DG Storm Shadow
Bow: 50th Storm Shadow w/ string
Arrow: 50th Storm Shadow
Climbing Axe: 50th Snow Job
Claw: 50th Storm Shadow
Misc Ninja Accessories (not pictured (in BP)): Ret. Ult. Storm Shadow
Alpine Rope Coil: Book Binding Thread
pouches: ROC Red Ninja harness

Be sure to check out more photos of the Storm Shadow and let ska_lives know what you think in the Storm Shadow discussion!

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