G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #161

Writer: Larry Hama Artist: Agustin Padilla, Rod Whigham Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 8, 2010 Critic Reviews: 2
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COBRA wastes no time in sending the Brainwave Scanner re-programmed DARK SNAKE EYES to hunt down the rogue G.I. JOE squad. The Joes might stand a chance if they decide to trust STORM SHADOW and believe that he is on their side now, but...

  • 7.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Dec 31, 1969

    SL Gallant fills in for Augustin Padilla this month. Gallant's style has often shifted as he has rotated between IDW's various G.I. Joe books. Here, Gallant manages a surprisingly effective homage to the earliest years of the series, channeling the style of artists like Herb Trimpe. It's a nice shift from the sometimes overly exaggerated visuals of Padilla. And if Padilla ever does move to another permanent gig, Gallant and his retro approach would be a welcome replacement. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicList - Brandon Borzelli Dec 12, 2010

    On the whole this is a good issue of what has been a very good series so far. The story moves quickly and we get a good isolation on a couple of the key characters. The cliffhanger promises another great issue coming out next month. It appears the long term health of this series is getting more and more firmly planted. I enjoyed this issue. Read Full Review

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