John Royle Shares Sneak Peek of IDW Publishings G.I.Joe RAH 249 Variant Cover

By way of John Royle’s Instagram Account comes this fantastic Sneak Peek of the variant cover for IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe RAH #249. John also gave us a close up of the Baroness in all her Glory! 

The cover is stunning, showcasing so many G.I.Joe fan favorites – Flint, Lady Jaye, Beachhead, Zartan, the Baroness, Cobra Rattler, Cobra Viper and more. John notes that he really had a ball drawing this one with a bit of a homage to Drew Struzan’s beautiful montage style movie posters. Great Inks by Jagdish and cool colors from James Offred. 

Will you be adding this variant cover of G.I.Joe #249 to your collection? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums!

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IDW Publishing’s Revolutionaries, Vol. 2: Power and Glory Preview

We have a preview of IDW Publishing‘s Revolutionaries Vol. 2: Power and Glory to share with you! Here’s the scoop – 

The team-up of the year continues as the TRANSFORMERS’ Kup and Blackrock, G.I. JOE’s Mayday, and Action Man join forces with the likes of Optimus Prime, Sgt. Savage, and more to unravel the secrets of the newly-formed shared universe.

Continuing the adventures of the first volume of Revolutionaries, the team has the Talisman, a mysterious object with fantastic powers that dates back to when Transformers first visited the Earth. Now they just need to figure out why their enemies want it so badly! It’s a jam-packed action-adventure that’s full of twists, turns and a little bit of time-travel as our heroes make powerful allies from the past in hopes of saving their present! Featuring the talents of Hasbro-expert writer, John Barber, who artfully weaves the backstory of the entire universe closer and introduces fan-favorite characters and stories to a much larger audience! Also featuring the talents of master artists like Fico OssioGuido GuidiAgnes Garbowska, and Ron Joseph! Bridging the gap between the first major Hasbro event, Revolution, and the newest crossover, First Strike!

Collects issues #5–8.

  • Revolutionaries, Vol. 2: Power and Glory
    John Barber (w) • Fico Ossio, Ron Joseph, Agnes Garboska, & Guido Guidi (a) • Pierre Droal (c)
    TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-015-4

You can check out the full preview by reading more below. Will you be adding this new TPB to your collection? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums

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IDW Publishing G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 245 Preview

By way of Comic Crusaders comes a preview of G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #245 from IDW Publishing

As the war for hearts and minds continues to rage between G.I. Joe and Cobra on multiple fronts, shocking events are in the works that will change lives on both sides of the battle lines forever!

This issue will be out tomorrow, Wednesday, November 1st. You can check out the preview by reading more below. Will you be adding ARAH 245 to your must read pile? Sound off on the Cobra Island Forums

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IDW Publishing First Strike #6 Full Preview From Newsarama

The folks at Newsarama have shared the a 6 page preview IDW Publishing’s Cross Over Event, First Strike #6. Check it out –

Mairghread Scott & David Rodriguez (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Freddie E. Williams II (c)

War for the Core! Deep within Cybertron, the ultimate weapon to kill all Transformers is about to be activated! Meanwhile, Elita One plans to stop the weapon—by killing every human on Cybertron! Either way, looks like some species on Cybertron is going down unless Optimus Prime and Scarlett can save the day…

  • FC • 32 pages • $3.99
  • The Hasbro comic book crossover event of 2017 is here!
  • The wild ride ends here! Who will live? Who will die? What will happen to Cybertron?
  • Expect both a satisfying conclusion and the start of a whole new era!
  • Variant covers by Jay Fosgitt, Davide Fabbri, and Leonardo Manco!

Read more below to check out the preview, then join us after the break to discuss First Strike #6 on the Cobra Island Forums

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IDW Publishing January 2018 G.I.Joe Solicitations

IDW Publishing has sent out word on their solicitations for January 2018. Included for G.I.Joe are 4 different offerings – 

  • G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero #248 – Cover A: Diaz / Cover B: Royle
  • G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero TP Volume 19
  • Scarlett’s Strike Force #2 – Cover A: Randolph / Cover B: Daniel
  • Transformers G. I. Joe: First Strike TP

Read more below to check out a cover and breakdown of each issue, then join us on the Cobra Island Forums to discuss IDW’s January 2018 G.I.Joe titles!

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TRANSFORMERS VS. G.I. JOE Exclusive Collection Now On Indiegogo!

By way of Indiegogo comes an amazing new collection of Transformers vs. G.I.Joe offerings from IDW Publishing! G.I. Joe & the Transformers clash in this exclusive IGG variant signed by artist Livio Ramondelli!

Your toybox comes alive in IDW Publishing’s TRANSFORMERS vs. G.I. JOE: First Strike! Featuring an incredible Indiegogo-exclusive signed cover from long-time Transformers artist Livio Ramondelli, and with add-ons ranging from rare enamel pins to gorgeous posters, this campaign is for every fan who saw recess as an opportunity to wage war between the Transformers and G.I. Joe!

See the Transformers and G.I. Joe like you’ve never seen them before! As Earth joins the intergalactic community, a massive explosion threatens the peace. Cobra is invading Cybertron, and only G.I. Joe and the Transformers can save the two worlds! In addition to Livio’s Indiegogo-exclusive cover, the campaign is offering sets of limited-edition variant covers, including an convention exclusive! For you completists, there’s bundles of all 10 stunning covers to add to your collection!

With 7 different tiers, there really is something for everyone. Read more below to see a full breakdown of what’s available in the campaign, then go get your contribution in! Once you’re done there, come join in on the discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums

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IDW Publishing’s First Strike 5 preview now on iTunes

iTunes has shared a 3 page preview of IDW Publishing‘s First Strike #5: 

 First Strike #5

Prison Break! After a daring escape, Optimus Prime, the Autobots, Scarlett, G.I. Joe and M.A.S.K. must venture into the heart of Cybertron to stop Cobra’s devastating weapon that will kill every Transformer on the planet!

  • Mairghread Scott
  • Expected Release: Oct 11, 2017
  • Print Length: 37 Pages

You can check out the full preview by reading more below. Will you be adding First Strike #5 to your collection? Share your thoughts on this preview on the Cobra Island Forums

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IDW G.I. Joe Solicits April 2016

IDW Publishing posted solicits for their upcoming G.I. Joe comics!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #227: Cobra Nation, Part 2
Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant (a & c)
Cobra Commander’s plan would be going perfectly—If he hadn’t messed with the wrong people: his own members of Cobra! Now Destro, Zartan, The Baroness, Tomax and Xamot want something from Cobra Commander… and if he wants his COBRA NATION to succeed, he’ll have to do just as they say!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Part of IDW’s Art Appreciation Month!


Street Fighter X G.I. JOE #3 (of 6)
Aubrey Sitterson (w) • Emilio Laiso (a) • Zach Howard (c)
With the first round of duels settled, the World Warrior Tournament enters the quarterfinals! But can the forces of G.I. Joe and their Street Fighter allies remain in the fight long enough to take down M. Bison himself? The time for titanic tussles has arrived!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • Your favorite Street Fighter characters face off against G.I. JOE for the first time ever!
  • 8-bit Variant Cover by Matthew Waite!

Transformers vs G.I. JOE #12
Tom Scioli, John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c)
WELCOME TO THE TERROR DROME! As the forces of COBRA plot a treacherous move, OPTIMUS PRIME descends in to CYBERTRONIAN hell in search of the MATRIX. They say the sun also rises… but will it be friend or foe?!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:

  • The road to hell is paved with good intentions… and DINOBOTS!
  • The end is nigh, and the action has never been bigger!

IDW April 2016 G.I. Joe solicits discussion!

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Snow Job

Snow Job Trading Card Comic Cover

Blindbox Comics offered a special exclusive Trading Card variant of G.I. Joe 221 featuring Snow Job!

A Blindbox exclusive – the first of our GI Joe Trading Card covers is now available for Pre-Order!

In coming months, we will be releasing a series of trading card covers that pay homage to the iconic toy packaging art of the 1980’s!  Each cover in series one will feature a different GI Joe character from the class of 1983, with art by fan-favorite GI Joe artist Zach Howard!  The back cover of each book will also feature a dossier for that month’s featured character.  First up is SNOW JOB!

There are three different covers for GI Joe 221:

Color – edition of 1000
B/W – edition of 500
Gold Logo – edition of 100

**This is a pre-order for the COLOR version of GI Joe 221.  All books will ship by January 10th!**

Also keep an eye out for future covers from the GI Joe trading card series!

G.I. Joe 221 Snow Job Trading Card variant discussion!

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