A small Joe team is sent to an Arctic base to find out why all communication has been lost and run across an Eskimo working for the Russians.
First appearance of Kwinn.
The personal interests of some of the G.I. Joe members are spotlighted in this story:
-Stalker is shown photographing wildlife
-Breaker plays with the high-tech computers at MIT
-Scarlett competes in a martial arts tournament
-Snake-Eyes takes a time out in a Total Sensory Deprivation unit.
Stalker uses his trademark curse "Dag!" for the first time in this story.
This story features the first reference to Snake-Eyes' facial disfigurement.