Chicago, IL –In G.I. JOE SPECIAL MISSIONS: ANTARCTICA ( OCT063354 E ) , a brand new G.I. JOE one-shot hitting stores this December, a team of elite and reserve roster members contend with frigid conditions and cold-blooded COBRA mercenaries intent upon the illegal harvesting of ice-bound oil reserves beneath the Polar Plateau. G.I. JOE SPECIAL MISSIONS: ANTARCTICA puts the G.I. JOE team into the harshest special missions environ yet… and necessitates bringing in a few fan-favorite specialist team members to help out. G.I. JOE is under license from the Hasbro Properties Group, the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS).
G .I. JOE SPECIAL MISSIONS: ANTARCTICA , a full-color comic book retailing for $4.95, is written by Andrew Dabb (Atomika, DRAGONLANCE CHRONICLES, FORGOTTEN REALMS) and illustrated by Tim Seeley (G.I.JOE SPECIAL MISSIONS: TOKYO, FORGOTTEN REALMS). The one-shot also contains a backup story written by Mike O’Sullivan (SCARLETT: DECLASSIFIED, SPECIAL MISSIONS: TOKYO) with art by newcomer Mike Bear, and features a cover by Francis Manapul (Witchblade, Tomb Raider, Necromancer), as well as additional character profile pages for the cast members.
“SPECIAL MISSIONS: ANTARCTICA brings back some classic G.I. JOE reservists fans have been chomping at the bit to see again,” says Editor Mike O’Sullivan. “One of the most exciting parts of SPECIAL MISSIONS stories is choosing a location and figuring out which G.I. JOE specialist characters thrive there.”
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When COBRA’S illegal oil harvesting activities threaten global economy and environmental stability, the G.I. JOE team is called in to get them out! SNOW JOB, ICEBERG, and FROSTBITE team up with SCARLETT, SNAKE-EYES, STALKER and DUKE to deal with squads of arctic enemies in the most inhospitable location on Earth! Contact your local comic retailer to add this astounding new DDP title to your pull list today!