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GJ MC089
G.I. Joe #89
"Mean Dog"
Attribution
Writer(s)

Larry Hama

Penciller(s)

Mark Bright

Inker(s)

Randy Emberlin

Letterer

Rick Parker

Colorist

Bob Sharen

Editor

Bobbie Chase

Publication information
Publisher

Marvel Comics

Publication date

August 1989

Pages

22

General information
Continuity

A Real American Hero comics continuity

Series

G.I. Joe

Preceded by

Python Patrol

Followed by

Recurring Themes

It's a nice little town called Broca Beach and Clutch and Rock 'n Roll find themselves in a bit of a pickle. Lucky the Mean Dog is on the way.


Detailed summary

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearances

Featured Characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

G.I. Joe Cobra Broca Beach
  • Children (6)
  • Police (13)



Featured Vehicles & Equipment

G.I. Joe Cobra Civilian
  • '74 Barracuda
  • New Jersey traffic
  • Tractor



Memorable quotes

  • None yet.

Other notes

Errors

  • Clutch's license plate changes from "RO-71397" in Broca Beach to "(something)-540" in the fields, then finally to "OL CUDA" on the highway.

Items of note

  • The targets in the shooting gallery are Snake-Eyes, Duke, Shipwreck and Scarlett.
  • Among other things, Clutch's back seat contains a hockey stick and a basketball.

G.I. Joe references

  • Clutch says he saw RnR throw an empty can of Yo-Jo Cola in the back seat.

Real-world references

  • Zarana is reading Forbes Magazine.
  • Clutch refers to girls with Farrah hair, a very popular style in the late '70s.
  • Carl Sandburg is a writer and poet - however, it was Thomas Wolfe who wrote You Can't Go Home Again.
  • Diving horses were a popular attraction in the first half of the 20th century.
  • Rock n' Roll throws a can of Valvoline oil at Clutch while they're driving.
  • The names of the Cobra policemen are Damon and Pythias.

Footnotes and References



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