IDW Publishing G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 251 Special Missions 5 Page Preview

G.I.Joe A Real American Her #251 from IDW Publishing drops tomorrow and with it, the start of Special Missions! CobraIsland.com is pleased to bring you a 5 page preview of this awesome new book featuring the G.I.Joe Green Beret, Stalker! Here’s the scoop: 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #251

Larry Hama (w) • Alex Sanchez  (a & cover a) • John Royle (cover b)

“Special Missions,” Part 1 (of 5). G.I. Joe. Cobra. Two opposing forces. Two powerful war machines, each made more lethal by the undeniable strength of their individual parts. But who and what are those parts? Living legend Larry Hama shares some of their amazing stories in “Special Missions”—one-shot stories featuring a variety of characters and artists to draw them! In this issue, artist Alex Sanchez (Max Ride: First Flight) joins forces with Larry to present G.I. Joe’s Ranger extraordinaire: STALKER!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99 

  • “Special Missions” will consist of five issues of standalone stories featuring the best heroes and worst villains of G.I. Joe lore, culminating in a special oversized issue #255!
  • Each issue will feature a 1/10 retailer incentive cover featuring the sketch artwork by Larry Hama upon which each individual story is based!

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IDW Publishings G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 251 Launches Tomorrow

Heads Up, Cobra Island! Don’t forget that tomorrow, IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero will be available at your favorite comic book shop! Issue #251 kicks off a 5 book story arc, Special Missions. Here’s the scoop from IDW – 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #251—Cover A: Alex Sanchez / Cover B: John Royle

Larry Hama (w) • Alex Sanchez  (a & c) • John Royle (c)

“Special Missions,” Part 1 (of 5). G.I. Joe. Cobra. Two opposing forces. Two powerful war machines, each made more lethal by the undeniable strength of their individual parts. But who and what are those parts? Living legend Larry Hama shares some of their amazing stories in “Special Missions”—one-shot stories featuring a variety of characters and artists to draw them! In this issue, artist Alex Sanchez (Max Ride: First Flight) joins forces with Larry to present G.I. Joe’s Ranger extraordinaire: STALKER!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • “Special Missions” will consist of five issues of standalone stories featuring the best heroes and worst villains of G.I. Joe lore, culminating in a special oversized issue #255!

Each issue will feature a 1/10 retailer incentive cover featuring the sketch artwork by Larry Hama upon which each individual story is based! Are you excited for the start of the Special Missions Arc? Join us after the break for discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums!

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John Royle shares Work in Progress of IDW Publishing G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 257

Today via his Instagram Page, Mr. John Royle shared a work in progress at his cover for IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #257. The cover features General Hawk, Outback and Rock & Roll (v2) with a transport soaring overhead. From John – 

More work in progress on my next G.I.JOE 257 cover, great Inks Jagdish and now with Wonderful James offredi for his colours , I really enjoyed drawing Hawk and Rock n Roll as I’ve not drawn them on a cover before! 😃 Outback always good to draw! 

What are your thoughts on this cover so far? Get in on the discussion after the break on the Cobra Island Forums!

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IDW Publishing’s June 2018 G.I.Joe Solicitations Now Available

The June 2018 G.I.Joe solicitations from IDW Publishing are here! The first month of Summer brings us G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #253,  part 3 of the Special Missions Story Arc. with a focus on Duke! June also brings us G.I.Joe A Real American Hero vol. 20, a TPB that collects G.I.Joe Issues #246 – #250, the full “Dawn of the Arashikage” story arc! 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #253—Cover A: Brian Shearer / Cover B: John Royle

Larry Hama (w) • Brian Shearer (a & c) • John Royle (c)

“Special Missions,” Part 3 (of 5). G.I. Joe. Cobra. Two opposing forces. Two powerful war machines, each made more lethal by the undeniable strength of their individual parts. But who and what are those parts? Living legend Larry Hama shares some of their amazing stories in “Special Missions”—one-shot stories featuring a variety of characters and different artists to draw them! This issue, longtime G.I. Joe alum Brian Shearer joins forces with Larry to present G.I. Joe’s intrepid first sergeant without equal: DUKE!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Pencil art variant cover by Larry Hama!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero, Vol. 20

Larry Hama (w) • Netho Diaz (a & c)

While opposing forces–both good and evil–battle to control the young ninja, Dawn Moreno, she fights her own personal war within her fragile mind… one that will change the pages of G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO forever! It’s the dawning of a new age, where old meets new, bloody past collides with an even bloodier present… and an ALL-NEW SNAKE EYES RISES FROM THE ASHES! Collects issues #246–250.

TPB • FC • $17.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-257-8

  • Advance solicited for July release!
  • The complete smash-hit “Dawn of the Arashikage” story arc!

Are you excited for what’s coming our way in June? Join us after the break for discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums!

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John Royle Teases IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 254 Cover

Today via his Instagram Page, Mr. John Royle shared a zoomed in look at his cover for IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #254. The cover depicts our favorite Arms Dealer, Destro, taking aim with a Cobra S.N.A.K.E. Unit following close behind! These Special Missions offerings are shaping up to be all sorts of cool! 

From John – 

Zoomed in Friday peek of my New GI.Joe cover issue 254 starring Destro and a S.N.A.K.E unit! Great inks jagdish and cool colour James Offredi, full peek soon! love drawing Destro! 🙂#gijoe #gijoecobra #cobra#cobrasnake #johnroyleart #idw #hasbro#comic #comicart #comicartist #cover#coverartist #variant #variantcover#deserteagle #coverpencil #pencil #art #draw#comicpencils #ink #destro #cobradestro#lineart #sketch #wip #workinprogress#comicbook #photoshop #illustration

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IDW Publishing’s May 2018 G.I.Joe Solicitations Now Available

The May 2018 G.I.Joe solicitations from IDW Publishing are here! Included are G.I.Joe vs the Six Million Dollar Man #4, alongside G.I.Joe #252. 

ARAH #252 continues the all new “Special Missions” Arc; The arc will consist of five issues of standalone stories featuring the best heroes and worst villains of G.I. Joe lore, culminating in a special oversized issue #255! Check out the details below! – 

MAY 2018 SOLICITATIONS

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #252—Cover A: David Messina / Cover B: John Royle

Larry Hama (w) • David Messina (a & c) • John Royle (c)

“Special Missions,” Part 2 (of 5). G.I. Joe. Cobra. Two opposing forces. Two powerful war machines, each made more lethal by the undeniable strength of their individual parts. But who and what are those parts? This issue, artist David Messina (ROM, Star Trek) joins forces with Larry to present Cobra’s ruthless and deadly femme fatale: BARONESS!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Pencil art variant cover by Larry Hama!

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero vs. the Six Million Dollar Man #4—Cover A: Marcelo Ferreira / Cover B: Kenneth Loh

Ryan Ferrier (w) • S L Gallant (a) • Marcelo Ferreira (c) • Kenneth Loh (c)

As Cobra’s plan for global terror begins to crumble under the foot of G.I. Joe’s powerful new teammate, the Six Million Dollar Man becomes the world’s deadliest ticking time bomb! With Cobra Commander’s hand over the detonator, Scarlett and her team must make a final, violent race to his throne room.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • Action figure variant cover by Michael Adams!

Looks like things aren’t slowing down even a bit for G.I.Joe! Are you excited for what’s coming our way in May? Join us after the break for discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums!

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John Royle Teases IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 253 Cover

Mr. John Royle is a constant source of all things awesome. Today via his Instagram Page, he shared a zoomed in look at his cover for IDW Publishing‘s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #253. The cover depicts Duke in a close combat situation with the Cobra flying Ace, Wild Weasel! These Special Missions offerings are shaping up to be all sorts of cool! 

From John – 

Cropped in and full shot of my new upcoming Duke GI.Joe RAH cover issue 253 a Total blast to draw! great Inks Jagdish and cool colours from John Rauch! #gijoe #gijoeduke #duke #gijoecobra #cobrarattler #parachute #johnroyleart #idw #hasbro #larryhama #cover #wip #workinprogress #variant #variantcover #army #coverart #comic #comiccover #drawing #illustration #hero #comicbook #art #pencil #lineart #yojoe #ink #cobra #photoshop

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John Royle Shares Teaser Image of IDW Publishings G.I.Joe A Real American Hero 253

By way of his Instagram Page, Mr. John Royle shared a brilliant teaser of his cover for G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #253 from IDW Publishing! The issue is part 3 in a 5 issue arc entitled “Special Missions”, with this particular issue being focused on none other that Conrad Hauser, aka Duke! 

We’ll bring you more info has it’s released, but for now, share your thoughts on this brilliant piece of artwork with us after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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IDW Publishing’s April 2018 G.I.Joe Solicitations Now Available

The April 2018 G.I.Joe solicitations from IDW Publishing are here! Included are G.I.Joe vs the Six Million Dollar Man #3, alongside G.I.Joe #251. 

What’s special about ARAH #251 is the start of a new arc named “Special Missions”. The arc will consist of five issues of standalone stories featuring the best heroes and worst villains of G.I. Joe lore, culminating in a special oversized issue #255! Check out the details below! – 

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vs. the Six Million Dollar Man #3—Cover A: David Messina / Cover B: Jerry Ordway

Ryan Ferrier (w) • S L Gallant (a) • David Messina (c)

The Cobra-controlled Six Million Dollar Man clutches Hawk and the Joes in his indomitable grip while Scarlett and her team continue an impossible ascent to Cobra Commander’s throne room. Though all hope seems lost for the Real American Heroes, an incredible blast from the past could be the Joes’ secret to overcoming the odds of evil.

  • A cross-company crossover like no other, where ‘80s nostalgia meets modern-day mayhem!
  • Kung-Fu Grip or a Bionic Eye?! Now you can have both!
  • Variant cover by Michael Adams!

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #251—Cover A: Alex Sanchez / Cover B: John Royle

Larry Hama (w) • Alex Sanchez  (a & c) • John Royle (c)

“Special Missions,” Part 1 (of 5). G.I. Joe. Cobra. Two opposing forces. Two powerful war machines, each made more lethal by the undeniable strength of their individual parts. But who and what are those parts? Living legend Larry Hama shares some of their amazing stories in “Special Missions”—one-shot stories featuring a variety of characters and artists to draw them! In this issue, artist Alex Sanchez (Max Ride: First Flight) joins forces with Larry to present G.I. Joe’s Ranger extraordinaire: STALKER!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

  • “Special Missions” will consist of five issues of standalone stories featuring the best heroes and worst villains of G.I. Joe lore, culminating in a special oversized issue #255!

Each issue will feature a 1/10 retailer incentive cover featuring the sketch artwork by Larry Hama upon which each individual story is based!

Looks like things aren’t slowing down even a bit for G.I.Joe! Are you excited for what’s coming our way in April? Join us after the break for discussion already in progress on the Cobra Island Forums!

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John Royle and Tom Waltz Tease IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe 252 Featuring The Baroness

Today, by way of Twitter, John Royle shared this amazing cover for IDW Publishing’s G.I.Joe A Real American Hero #252, featuring none other than The Baroness! Shortly thereafter, Tom Waltz also shared the masterpiece, so we knew we wanted to share it with you, the Cobra Island faithful! Check it out – 

How awesome is that?! We’re not even to issue #248 yet and already can’t wait for 252! What are your thoughts on this cover? Sound off after the break on the Cobra Island Forums

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