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G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #162 G.I. JOE IS BACK! Cobra's sinister plot to hunt down the disbanded G.I. Joes backfired, but it cost the Joes dearly: Snake Eyes is in the hands of Cobra and, after a grueling session in Dr. Venom's Brainwave Scanner, has emerged as Cobra's new secret weapon... one they intend to use to bring the battle to the Joes once more! Meanwhile, while reconstruction of the Pit is underway, Lady Jaye, Gung Ho and Clutch return to an abandoned Springfield to rescue Chuckles from Cobra's clutches. Chuckles' new mission would be to interrogate Storm Shadow… if Storm Shadow didn't have plans of his own to gain G.I. Joe's trust.

WRITER: LaRRy Hama aRTIST: S L GaLLanT InkER: GaRy ERSkInE COLORS: J. BROWn LETTERS: SHaWn LEE EDITOR: CaRLOS GUzman COnSULTInG EDITOR: anDy SCHmIDT Cover A

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Special thanks to Hasbro’s Aaron Archer, Michael Kelly, Amie Lozanski, Ed Lane, Joe Furfaro, Jos Huxley, Samantha Lomow, and Michael Verrecchia for their invaluable assistance.

w w w. I DW P U B LI S H I N G . c o m G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #162. JANUARY 2011. FIRST PRINTING. HASBRO and its logo, G.I. JOE, and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2011 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial offices: 5080 Santa Fe Street, San Diego, CA 92109. Any similarities to persons living or dead are purely coincidental. With the exception of artwork used for review purposes, none of the contents of this publication may be reprinted without the permission of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Printed in Korea. IDW Publishing does not read or accept unsolicited submissions of ideas, stories, or artwork.

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