G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #1

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  • 1st team appearance of G.I. Joe
  • 1st appearance of Snake-Eyes, an Arashikage-trained ninja (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Scarlett, an intel officer (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Grunt, an infantry trooper (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Breaker, a communications officer (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Rock 'N Roll, a machine gunner (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Stalker, a ranger (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Zap, a bazooka soldier (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Short-Fuze, a mortar soldier (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Clutch, a Vamp operator (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Laser, a rifle trooper (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Steeler, a tank commander (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Hawk, a field commander (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Grand Slam, an artillery specialist (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st team appearance of Cobra, a terrorist organization
  • 1st appearance of Cobra Commander, leader and founder of Cobra
  • 1st appearance of Baroness, an intel officer (Cobra)
  • Writer and Vietnam veteran Larry Hama intended to create a Nick Fury series but after being approached by Hasbro to launch their 3.75-inch action figures, the Fury Force concept was applied to G.I. Joe
  • 1st team appearance of G.I. Joe
  • 1st appearance of Snake-Eyes, an Arashikage-trained ninja (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Scarlett, an intel officer (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Grunt, an infantry trooper (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Breaker, a communications officer (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Rock 'N Roll, a machine gunner (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Stalker, a ranger (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Zap, a bazooka soldier (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Short-Fuze, a mortar soldier (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Clutch, a Vamp operator (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Laser, a rifle trooper (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Steeler, a tank commander (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Hawk, a field commander (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st appearance of Grand Slam, an artillery specialist (G.I. Joe)
  • 1st team appearance of Cobra, a terrorist organization
  • 1st appearance of Cobra Commander, leader and founder of Cobra
  • 1st appearance of Baroness, an intel officer (Cobra)
  • Writer and Vietnam veteran Larry Hama intended to create a Nick Fury series but after being approached by Hasbro to launch their 3.75-inch action figures, the Fury Force concept was applied to G.I. Joe

Issue Details

Publisher Marvel
Artist Herb Trimpe
Writer Larry Hama
Published June 1982