This month only, G.I. Joe is shipping two issues two weeks apart! Artist Robert Atkins returns to the book to begin an all-new storyline where Tripwire joins the team. But his first mission may be his last, as Tripwire and Beachhead are trapped inside an ancient Mixtec ruin with an army of narco-terrorists hunting for them.

—The description as originally solicited by IDW Publishing.

Detailed summary

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Featured Characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

G.I. Joe Civilians
  • Colombian Nationals (10)
  • Narco-terrorists (3)
  • Senator Hopkins (6)

Memorable quotes

"You have an impressive range of specialties - but I'm also told you're a walking Wikipedia."
"I hope I'm more accurate than that, sir."

--Hawk and Tunnel Rat [citation needed]

Other notes


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Items of note

  • First appearance: Tripwire
  • This is the first issue where Beachhead is called more than the abbreviated "Beach."
  • Dial Tone's name is spelled "Dial-Tone."
  • Tunnel Rat flips a coin to tell Beach and Trip which way to go.

Real-world references

  • Hawk mentions Tunnel Rat has a reputation as "a walking Wikipedia."
  • The Olmecs were a real Mesoamerican culture - and since they were centered in modern-day Mexico, yes, Colombia is ridiculously far south to find one of their temples.

Footnotes and References

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