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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) - #42
"Ties That Bind"

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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
Jim Shooter

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Dennis Janke
Michael J. Zeck - 'Mike Zeck'

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Cover Date: December 1985
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Postbox: The Pit

Having just escaped from The Pit, Buzzer has kidnapped Rip Cord's girlfriend Candy and heads to Springfield. General Austin has a heart attack and Hawk goes to visit him with Snake-Eyes and Stalker. The Soft Master breaks in the Cobra computer data banks at a police station in Springfield. Storm Shadow continues to train Billy, who abruptly leaves to confront his father, Cobra Commander. Wade Collins (Fred Broca), an old Vietnam veteran of Stalker and Snake-Eyes, reveals that he is alive and a Cobra agent.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Classic G.I. Joe (2009) TPB vol. 05
G.I. Joe (1982) #42
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) HC vol. 04
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) TPB vol. 05
G.I. Joe: Best of Storm Shadow (2009) TPB vol. 01

General Austin has a heart attack.
Stalker and Snake-Eyes visit the Vietnam memorial and Wade Collins (Fred Broca) reveals himself to be alive.
Storm Shadow trains Billy as his apprentice.
The Soft Master hunts for information about the Hard Master's killer.

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