Destro consolidates his power within the Cobra organization. General Gibbs of the Juggler's effective shuts down the Joes, leaving only a twelve man active force. Barrel Roll speaks on behalf of his brother, Thomas Stall, at a court martial case in regards to his treasonous behavior in the New Moon. Snake-Eyes, Mayday, Roadblock, Clutch and Mirage are arrested.
-Reintroduction of Dr. Cassandra Knox (First appearance Marvel run #153).
-Introduction to the main GI Joe series of Mikhail Derenko as Overlord (See the GI Joe Master & Apprentice series for more back story on him.)
-Introduction of a new Juggler, General Mars Herring.