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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) - #44
"Improvisation On A Theme" (2006 Hasbro Reprint)

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Larry Hama

Rod Whigham

Andy Mushynsky

George Roussos - 'George Bell / T.S. Chu / Sam Kato'

Joe Rosen

Don Daley
Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

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John R. Beatty
Michael J. Zeck - 'Mike Zeck'

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Cover Date: 2006
Cover Price: Free

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

This is a version of the following issue:
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) #44 - Improvisation On A Theme

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Letters Column: Postbox: The Pit

During a training exercise lead by Lady Jaye, a group of new Joe recruits are kidnapped by Dr. Mindbender. They are put up against Mindbender's new BATS and mutant plants called creeper bombs. After a long battle, the new Joes are able to prevail and become full members of the team.

-Reprint of Marvel's Issue #44 with new ads and no reference to Marvel.
-Included with a three pack of figures featuring the following:
*Cobra Trooper v4
*Lady Jaye v4

First Appearance of Heavy Metal, Airtight, Bazooka, Crank-Case.
First Appearance of B.A.T.S. (Battle Android Troopers) & Dr. Mindbender
Dr. Mindbender is initially named as Dr. Brainwave.

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