G. I. Joe #1

Writer: Chuck Dixon Artist: Robert Atkins Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: January 14, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Karyn Pinter Jan 19, 2009

    25 years (one more time for redundancy) of cannon gone. Will this one last two and a half decades? Who knows? It could, as long as things dont go spiraling out of control, like killing off main characters just to prove no one is safe. Its a comic--everyone is safe and death is like the flu in comic books. Get plenty of rest and well see you next issue. Time to sum it up. Yes, G.I. Joe is back in action, but is it the G.I. Joe we all know and love? Could be. There is a lot more to come, including two completely separate comics. One is being written by the godfather himself, Larry Hama, which will probably rock the socks off of this one, but this wasnt bad, just different in its own way. If youre a G.I. Joe fan, youve already read the issue before reading this review, and youre probably making space in your storage boxes to house the rest of the series. Although if you havent totally nerded out over the quick return of our American heroes, its almost like they never l Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jan 15, 2009

    While I cannot heartily recommend this book to the "all ages" crowd (there's some bloodshed, but far worse occurs in your typical "T" rated video game commercial), I can definitely recommend this book for the reader that has maybe grown up a little too much to be playing with his G.I. Joe action figures, even if he isn't quite ready to sell them or give them away yet. The characters here are smartly portrayed, and under Dixon's watch will certainly blossom into characters as familiar as those on the cartoon from decades ago. Read Full Review

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