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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) - #40

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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: October 1985
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) #40 Newsstand

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Letters Column: Postbox: The Pit

Cobra Hydrofoils vs. the Joes' Battle Platform. Cobra tricks the Joes into detonating a fault line in the Gulf of Mexico that will create Cobra Island.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Action Force (1987) Annual 1988
Classic G.I. Joe (2009) TPB vol. 04
G.I. Joe (1982) #40
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) HC vol. 04
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) TPB vol. 04

-First appearance of Shipwreck and Barbecue.
-First use of the transportable Air-Sea Base.
Buzzer escapes from the Pit with Candy.

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