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CHUCK DIXON ARTIST : PAUL GULACY COLORIST : ABURTOV & GRAPHIKSLAVA LETTERER : NEIL UYETAKE CONSULTING EDITOR : JOHN BARBER EDITOR : CARLOS GUZMAN WRITER :

STORY SO FAR W HEN G.I. JOE MUST HANDLE A COVERT MISSION , ONE THAT MUST STAY OUT OF THE PUBLIC EYE , THEY SEND IN THE SPECIAL MISSIONS TEAM ! W ITH S CARLETT AND M AINFRAME AT THE HELM , THE GROUP HANDLES OPERATIONS THAT THE PUBLIC CANNOT KNOW ABOUT ... T HE S PECIAL M ISSIONS TEAM IS ON THE HUNT FOR D ESTRO ! A FTER RELEASING C OPPERBACK IN AN ATTEMPT TO TRACK DOWN THE C OBRA ARMS - DEALER , SHE ESCAPES AND GETS AWAY FROM THE S PECIAL M ISSIONS TEAM . T HOUGH THEY MANAGE TO TRACK HER MOMENTARILY , THEY LOSE HER AND ONLY HAVE ONE GUESS AS TO WHERE SHE IS GOING : A RCHANGEL , R USSIA . M EANWHILE , D ESTRO CONTINUES TO DEVELOP A NEW BREED OF B ATTLE A NDROID T ROOPER , USING THE CORPSE OF U RSO TO MELD MAN AND MACHINE ... BUT THE EXPERIMENT IS NOT GOING AS PLANNED .

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