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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) - #49

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Larry Hama

Rod Whigham

Andy Mushynsky

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

Joe Rosen

Don Daley
Robert 'Bob' Harras

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Michael J. Zeck - 'Mike Zeck'

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Cover Date: July 1986
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) #49 2005 Hasbro Reprint

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The Beginning of the Battle of Springfield. Rip Cord gives the Joe team the location of Cobra Headquarters, which is Springfield, Vermont. Dr. Mindbender and Destro raid the tombs of greatest leaders of all time for their DNA. Dr. Mindbender then uses the Brainwave Scanner to create Serpentor. The Joes engage in a full out attack on the city of Springfield. Serpentor immediately takes command of the Cobra ground forces as Cobra evacuates.

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

First Appearance of Lift Ticket, Slip Stream, Leatherneck.
Serpentor is created.

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