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.