Today was quite the news day for G.I.Joe! Not only did we have #FanFirstFriday (more on that in another post), but we also received IDW’s solicitations for April 2022!
With IDW losing the license at the end of 2022, it’s indeed the end of an era. With that said, the team is set to close things out strong, with April being no exception! Check out what’s in store for the 2nd month of Spring –
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO 40TH ANNIV SPECIAL
Larry Hama (A) Various (CA) Larry Hama, Steve Leialoha
Celebrating 40 years of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comics, this giant-length special issue features 22 different fan-fave artists taking on the classic G.I. Joe: ARAH #21 (the original silent issue-“Silent Interlude”), including SL Gallant, Netho Diaz, Andrew Lee Griffith, and many more! Each artist will draw a single page of this seminal masterpiece in their own unique style, based on Living Legend Larry Hama’s original layouts.
Additionally, the issue will contain stories and essays by creators who were influenced by Hama as well as a fourth wall-breaking short story written by Larry himself, celebrating his unparalleled four decades of work on G.I. Joe: ARAH.
In Shops: Apr 06, 2022
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #293 CVR A WILLIAMS II | CVR B GALLANT
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Larry Hama (A) S. L. Gallant (CA) Freddie Williams II (CA) S. L. Gallant
HIGH STAKES Part 3! The next great G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero event! As Cobra remains busy establishing its corrupt casino operations on Cobra Island, the warriors of G.I. Joe are equally busy attempting to covertly infiltrate their arch enemy’s latest evil scheme. New and classic heroes and villains will fill the pages (including some shocking appearances!) as the fan-favorite creative team of Living Legend Larry Hama and SL Gallant kick off the road to issue #300 here!
In Shops: Apr 20, 2022
GI JOE SATURDAY MORNING ADVENTURES #3 (OF 4) CVR A SCHOENING
Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening
G.I. Joe has tracked down Cobra’s new island base-and is making plans to invade! The Joes are determined to rescue Duke and regain everything that Cobra stole during their recent attacks in France, Japan, and the United States. Meanwhile, Cobra Commander’s temper leads to a misuse of his new source of power, one that might just expedite a showdown between his ruthless organization and America’s elite special mission force! Join us for the penultimate chapter of this four-part storyline, “A Little Island Getaway!”
In Shops: Apr 27, 2022
It’s crazy to think that these runs will be ending soon, but I’m optimistic about what’s on the horizon for our beloved modern army action figure.
Make sure to reach out to your LCBS and have them add these to your pull list!