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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) - #57
"Strange Bedfellows"

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Larry Hama

Ron Wagner

Kim DeMulder

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

Joe Rosen

Robert 'Bob' Harras
Jim Shooter

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Kim DeMulder
Michael J. Zeck - 'Mike Zeck'

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Cover Date: March 1987
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline: Side by Side with Destro

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Postbox: The Pitt

Destro is spotted at an airport so Flint and Lady J are sent to investigate. When Destro arrives home he finds an imposter has taken his place. The imposter has him arrested. Flint and Lady J see this and decide to break Destro in exchange for some top secret plans. The three work together along with the local equivalent to G.I. Joe to break into Destro's castle.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Classic G.I. Joe (2009) TPB vol. 06
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) HC vol. 06
G.I. Joe: Best of Destro (2009) TPB vol. 01

-History of M.A.R.S. and Destro's family.
-M.A.R.S. (Military Armaments Research Syndicate)
-First hint of Destro's army.
-First Appearance of Sergeant Major

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