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Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1

Writer: Rob Liefeld, Chad Bowers Artist: Rob Liefeld Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: July 15, 2020 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 1
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Snake Eyes has long been the most mysterious member of the Joes, but how long can he keep his past classified when he's forced to play his hand? Will he get a lucky roll? Or will the deadgame finally catch up to him?

  • 8.6
    Comic Watch - Mike Eakins Jul 28, 2020

    There is so much to enjoy with this book and serves as a solid introduction to G.I. Joe. I was excited when this project was announced and was not let down. Rob Liefeld has another hit on his hands for sure. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Jul 15, 2020

    In the final analysis, Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 is a damn good ninja comic, a showcase for Rob Liefeld's action storytelling, and in my case, a strong introduction to the G.I. Joe universe. This first issue shows Snake Eyes' strength as a solo act, and I'm interested to see what Liefeld, Chad Bowers, Adelso Corona, and Federico Blee do with an ensemble cast in subsequent issues. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Jul 16, 2020

    Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 feels like a fun blast to the past. Don't take it too seriously and it will leave you oddly excited for more. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - Shamus Clancy Jul 15, 2020

    Big time action mix with a rather conventional story for a debut that long-term G.I. Joe fans will immediately dig, but may not be great for new ones. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Jul 18, 2020

    Get ready for some sword-swinging militaristic action courtesy of fan-favorite Rob Liefeld. Really! Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    But Why Tho? - Quinn Jul 15, 2020

    Overall, the plot is intriguing and it will be interesting to find out more about Snake Eyes past, but the art and dialogue put a damper on the story in this issue. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jul 23, 2020

    Despite my love for the character, and the strong possibility that Storm Shadow will be involved as the mini-series continues, I can't see myself staying with this comic for very long. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Bleeding Cool - Theo Dwyer Sep 24, 2020

    G. I. Joe Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 by Rob Liefeld is exactly what you expect, delivering big "kid playing with action figures" energy. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    GTMedia Reviews Aug 7, 2020

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    I've been pretty hard on Rob Liefield in my Major X reviews yet here I am reviewing another series with his name attached, Snake Eyes: Dead Game. Even after calling Major X #5 I still immediately added the series to my pull list.

    I haven't read a G.I. Joe comic in over a decade but even with the distance Dead Game feels like a classic Joe story. At the very least it feels like a slightly more mature version of the animated series.


    The aforementioned story is simple enough. An ancient evil seemingly rises from the grave and Snake Eyes is the only one that can stop him. Other Joes cameo including Roadblock, Scarlett, and the original G.I. Joe, Joseph Colton. They more

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