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Action Force #5 was released on 29th March 1987.
Snake-Eyes is skying down a Balkan mountain, escaping from Castle Destro, but pursuing him on motorbikes are Buzzer and Ripper - the Dreadnoks. Buzzer pauses and uses his chainsaw to cut down a tree which he sends down after Snake-Eyes but it has no effect. Then Ripper takes aim with a rifle and hits Snake-Eyes in the elbow. They climb back on their bikes to catch Snake-Eyes before he reaches a nearby village. Snake-Eyes walks bleeding into the Hotel Alpino and asks to send a telex. He gives the message to the deskman when suddenly the two Dreadnoks burst in, knocking down Snake-Eyes and sawing through the telex machine. Snake-Eyes hits back and runs out, still wounded. Outside he uses a tripwire to knock the two Dreadnoks off their bikes, then he jumps onto Buzzer's bike and uses a pistol to detonate the fuel tank on Ripper's bike.
At Action Force's Geneva headquarters Alpine tells Dusty a partial message has come from Snake-Eyes saying that Cobra will attack the Eiffel Tower at midday tomorrow.
This issue sees the debut of the comedy strip Codename: Combat Colin, by Lew Stringer. The strip at this point occupied half of the penultimate page of the issue and introduces us to Combat Colin, a military fanatic who dons a camouflage jacket and camouflage paint and takes a huge rifle and grenade just to go to the shops to buy a packet of sweets. He still lives with his mum.