G.I. Joe: Special Missions #5

G.I. Joe: Special Missions #5

Writer: Chuck Dixon Artist: Will Rosado Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: July 17, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The DREADNOKS return! When a COBRA satellite drops form spacer to crash in the Australian outback, Scarlett and the Special Missions team enter the race to retrieve it. They face not only the near-impossible challenge of finding the space debris in millions of square miles of barren and dangerous wastelands. The murderous, marauding, motorcycle maniacs who call themselves the Dreadnoks are in the neighborhood and led by Zartan!

  • 8.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Edward Jul 16, 2013

    Over all, this is a good opener for the new story, if a little slow. Still, what it doesn't deliver now, it is certainly teasing around the corner. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geekality - Worm VonChaos Jul 17, 2013

    For sure any time the Dreadknok's are involved its going to be a great story. IDW Publishing is pumping out some amazing GI Joe titles and you guys should check them all out! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jul 24, 2013

    G.I. JOE: Special Missions #5 does a good job of reintroducing Zartan and giving an explanation of how and why the master of disguise would put a crew like the Dreadnoks together. The issue introduces Buzzer, Ripper, Thrasher, Crusher, and an unnamed character I'm guessing to be either Zanya or Zarana. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comicosity - Aaron Long Jul 17, 2013

    This is a decent read for long time G.I. Joe fans, or those who are looking for a classic, straightforward comic, but doesn't add a whole lot of value for readers looking for their G.I. Joe stories to dig a little deeper. In the end this issue is a standard set up for further stories going forward, only time will tell what Dixon & Rosado do with the seeds they have planted. Read Full Review

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