G.I. Joe #5

Writer: Paul Allor Artist: Chris Evenhuis Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: February 12, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The Joes return to Indianapolis, site of one of Cobra's greatest atrocities. Little do they expect to find the city controlled by the brutal Dreadnoks! As Cobra draws closer, the Joes will have to make difficult choices in an impossible situation!

  • 10
    Newsarama - David Pepose Feb 14, 2020

    A deeply underrated gem of a comic, G.I. Joe is a powerful take on war and loss that should not be missed. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Feb 13, 2020

    This is without a doubt a book that you're going to read multiple times. Awesome story, fantastic art, there's zero reasons that this book shouldn't be in your buy pile this week!!! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Evan Valentine Feb 12, 2020

    While the premise of the series has been hit or miss so far, this latest installment puts fantastic use to the idea of this new environment, creating the best issue of the series to date. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Feb 12, 2020

    Allors tour through Cobra totalitarianism continues to remain thoughtful as it reaches the end of its first half-year. With the fifth issue, he introduces a revamped group of Dreadnoks that have animalistic valor about them appealing enough to carry a title all their own. Allors crafted a fun tour through a mutation of the decades-old G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero property pioneered by Lara Hama in the 80s. Nearly every character hes introduced would work well in his or her own series. The challenge moving forward is going to lie in keeping the overall rhythm of the serial from getting lost in so many individual characters. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Jay Hill Feb 12, 2020

    This series of G.I. Joe continues to take me by surprise with its choice of stories. The exploration in this issue is unique and unlike anything I was expecting for the book. However, if the ending wasgiven more time and the themes expressed clearer, this may have hit home even harder. Read Full Review

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