G.I. Joe: Cobra #3

Publisher: Devil's Due Publishing Release Date: May 13, 2009 Critic Reviews: 1
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    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 13, 2009

    The writing truly makes a lot out of what could just as easily have been a simple, by-the-numbers spy story. Crown made the comparison to Greg Rucka's Queen and Country last month, and I think it's an apt one. This is a very methodical and tempered look at the war between former Saturday morning cartoon characters. The dialogue is crisp and well thought-out. The art is moody and understated, forgoing superheroes for simple men and women of action. The series is entirely unlike what we might have expected from a Cobra-centric story in years past, and that's a very good thing. Even if the idea of IDW's Joe relaunch doesn't appeal to you, I highly recommend giving Cobra a shot. This is one particular battle the bad guys are more than welcome to win. Read Full Review

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