From Max Brooks, New York Times bestselling author of World War Z and masterful artists Howard Chaykin and Antonio Fuso comes the next generation of G.I. Joe and Cobra.

—The description as originally solicited by IDW Publishing.

Detailed summary for "Cobra Recruits"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Cobra Recruits"

Featured Characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

Cobra Civilians
  • Al Qaeda (5)

Memorable quotes in "Cobra Recruits"

We are the nameless, faceless legion, but once, we were human beings.

—Cobra Recruits

Other notes

Errors in "Cobra Recruits"

Items of note in "Cobra Recruits"

  • Each of the recruits gets a two-page origin, and each is recruited by the one before them.
  • Al Qaeda comes to the Waziristan village in a stolen United Nations vehicle.

Real-world references in "Cobra Recruits"

  • Waziristan is a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan.
  • Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia.
  • LA is Los Angeles, the major west-coast city in America. Crenshaw Boulevard is in South Central, while San Vicente leads to Beverly Hills.
  • The gangbanger from Crenshaw watches Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and (mis)quotes Tony Montana from the 1983 film Scarface.[1]

Detailed summary for "Blowtorch"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Blowtorch"

Featured Characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

G.I. Joe Others

  • Enemy forces (1)
  • Primitive man (3)
  • US soldiers (4)

Memorable quotes in "Blowtorch"

I destroy darkness. I create fire.


Other notes

Errors in "Blowtorch"

  • No errors known.

Items of note in "Blowtorch"

  • First appearance: Blowtorch
  • This version of Blowtorch uses thermobaric warheads rather than a flamethrower.

Real-world references in "Blowtorch"

  • No references.

Footnotes and References

  1. The quote actually goes "In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women."

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