Media Release — To celebrate G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero’s landmark issue #212 The Death of Snake-Eyes (pt. 1) Emerald City Comics has partnered with IDW Publishing to create this limited edition variant cover, which acts a companion piece to 2007’s G.I. Joe: America’s Elite #25 (which featured the G.I. Joe hero roster).
This cover is the definitive G.I. Joe rouges gallery, featuring nearly every enemy the G.I. Joe team has faced over their 33 year history. With characters representing all eras of G.I. Joe, from the toy lines (ARAH, Sgt. Savage, Extreme, Built To Rule, Sigma 6), cartoons (Sunbow, DiC), movies (ROC, Retaliation) and comics (Marvel, DDP, IDW)!
G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #212 EMERALD CITY EXCLUSIVE VARIANT COBRA COVER The Death of Snake Eyes: Part 1 Adam Riches (cover) • Larry Hama (writer) • S L Gallant (artist) G.I. JOE faces a force unlike anything they’ve ever encountered before… and the only way to control it is by reviving Serpentor, the Cobra Emperor himself! But bringing him back sets into motion drastic events that lead to the death of the original Ninja Commando! The Death of Snake Eyes begins here in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #212!
FC • 32 pages
-Each book will ship bagged and boarded, with a special custom backboard featuring a fully numbered checklist of all the characters on the cover!
-At 280, this is the most G.I. Joe characters ever published in a single illustration!
-It is the first ever wrap-around cover for the G.I. Joe A Real American Hero main title!
-This is part 1 (of 3) of the long-awaited “The Death of Snake Eyes” story arc!
-Each signed edition will include an Emerald City Certificate of Authenticity.
The book is scheduled to ship in mid-March, but is currently available for pre-order RIGHT NOW at the links below:
1.) You can pre-order right now from Emerald City’s online shop!
Pre-orders are currently available for sale directly from Emerald City, through Ebay!
About Emerald City Comics: Emerald City has been servicing the Tampa Bay/St. Pete/Clearwater area since 1989, and is one of the largest comic and collectible retail stores in the state of Florida. For more info, visit us online at: www.EmeraldCityComics.com
About the artist: Since 2012, Adam Riches has been illustrating the packaging art for Hasbro’s official G.I. Joe Collector’s Club and Convention action figures. This is his first cover for IDW’s G.I. Joe A Real American Hero. You can view more of his work at www.AdamRiches.com
About IDW Publishing: Founded in 1999, IDW Publishing is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. IDW Publishing is regularly recognized as the #4 comic book publisher in the US. Over 80 IDW titles have appeared on The New York Times Best-Seller list. www.idwpublishing.com