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GJ MC114
G.I. Joe #114
"Metal-Head"
Attribution
Writer(s)

Larry Hama

Penciller(s)

John Statema

Inker(s)

Randy Emberlin

Letterer

Rick Parker

Colorist

Bob Sharen

Cover artist

Andy Kubert

Editor

Bobbie Chase

Publication information
Publisher

Marvel Comics

Publication date

July 1991

Pages

20

General information
Continuity

A Real American Hero comics continuity

Series

G.I. Joe

Preceded by

Previous Agreement

Followed by

Counting Coup

As the G.I. Joe ground pounders and tank jocks debate who has it better, they all must face Cobra's anti-tank specialist, Metal-Head!


Detailed summary

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearances

Featured Characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

G.I. Joe Cobra Civilians Benzheenis


Featured Vehicles & Equipment

G.I. Joe Cobra Civilian
  • Limo



Memorable quotes

Salvo: "Well"
Rock 'n Roll: "I'll"
Steeler: "Be"
Metal-Head: "Horn"
Dusty: "Swoggled."

--For once, everybody is on the same page.

Other notes

Errors

  • No errors known.

Items of note

  • First Appearances: Salvo, Metal-Head, Pulverizer, Republic of Quagmarh
  • The Pulverizer was sold as a Battle Force 2000 vehicle, so of course it doesn't appear until after BF2K is dead.
  • On page 14 of the story (page 18 of the book, counting ads), artist John Statema signed his name on one of the bricks.
  • Reminder: the people trapped in the freighter were Billy, Zartan, Tyrone, Capt. Minh, Firefly, Fred VII, Croc Master, Dr. Mindbender, Voltar and Raptor, as well as a few generic troopers, including Vipers and Iron Grenadiers.[1] The bodies are too ravaged by now to tell who was who, but at least nine of them are visible.

Dossiers

  • The dossier in this issue features Flint.

Real-world references

  • Metal-Head's targeting reticule is made not by M.A.R.S. but by Stark Industries, the company that regularly appeared in Iron Man.
  • On the piece of equipment the Techno-Viper is using on the last page, the name of renowned comic artist Jack Kirby is worked into the design of the tech. Kirby was known for drawing large, complicated machines, so the nod is fitting.

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