Preview: ‘G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero—Rise Of Serpentor’

by Brendan M. Allen

IDW Publishing has revealed a preview of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero—Rise of Serpentor, out tomorrow from Joe Hama, Michael Golden, Herb Trimpe, Rod Whigham, Andy Mushynsky, Bob Sharen, Joe Rosen, Phil Felix, and more. 

‘Discover the history of one of the most notorious members of Cobra with this collection of stories from the original 1980s comics! Created by a secret cabal of Cobra scientists who combed the tombs, sarcophagi, and relics of the great despots of history to produce a clone with the military genius of Napoleon, the ruthlessness of Julius Caesar, the daring of Hannibal, and the fiscal acumen of Attila the Hun into the ultimate Cobra Emperor—Serpentor! 

Scripted by G.I. Joe legend Larry Hama, this oversized collection contains the G.I. JOE YEARBOOK #2 (March 1986) story “Triple Play,” A REAL AMERICAN HERO issues #46–53 (April 1986–November 1986) that detail the creation of the infamous character, and SPECIAL MISSIONS #1–2 (October 1986–December 1986).’

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