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Destro makes any crossover better.


Hawk welcomes Snake-Eyes into the newly created G.I. Joe unit. Snake-Eyes, having lost his voice, face, and family in the assault on Washington D.C. is silently eager to stop Cobra. In a meeting with General Flagg, Lady Jaye reports that G.I. Joe has a lead on what Cobra's next move might be.

Undercover, Bumblebee and Wheeljack scan some human images to use as holographic drivers. Wheeljack deduces that Cobra still needs to establish a reliable method for powering their Transformers.

Cobra Commander and his captive, Megatron, discuss Cobra's use of Transformers as war vehicles. One in particular, HISS-14 resists Dr. Mindbender's reprogramming. When a computer connection is established with HISS-14's processor, the Transformer reverse-hacks Cobra's computer network, forcing Mindbender to physically cut the connection, but the damage has been done.

At the same time, an NSA employee's conversation about the fine piece is interrupted by a digital message that is so important he has to relay it to his supervisor, Mainframe.

Quick Kick and Roadblock enjoy some casual combat practice. Snake-Eyes challenges both Joes, and promptly defeats the two men using awesome ninja power. When the sparring gets out of hand, Hawk arrives to introduce to the Joes the newest member: Former Cobra agent Mercer. After spitting on the floor, Mercer explains that the robots came from space, and provides photo evidence of Cobra's plundering of the Ark. The other Joes are, naturally, skeptical.

At Cobra Island, Destro arrives to see the progress his allies have made. He's greeted by Major Bludd, Dr. Mindbender, the Baroness, and Cobra Commander, piloting one of the Seekers. Destro is impressed with Cobra's engineering of the gigantic machines, including the latest development: Soundwave and his cassettes.


Writer: Josh Blaylock
Penciler: Mike S. Miller
Inker: Armando Durruthy, Cory Hamscher
Colorist: Lynx Studio w/ HI HI Color Design
Letterer: Dreamer Design
Graphic Design: Mike Norton

  • Release date: July 23, 2003

Major characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

Autobots Decepticons Joes Cobras

Items of note

  • The non-alphabetical roster of soldiers that General Flagg looks over includes Spike Witwicky, with the uncreative codename "Spike".

Covers (2)

  • Regular version: Destro, Soundwave and cassettes by Mike S. Miller.
  • Devil's Due web store exclusive: regular version uncolored sketch.


  • G.I. Joe vs. the Transformers #3
  • Dreamer Design
  • Palisades Crimson Guard Mini Statue
  • Palisades Zartan Mini Statue
  • Jack Staff #4
  • Invincible: Family Matters TPB
  • Faction Paradox
  • G.I. Joe: Front Line #12
  • G.I. Joe: Real American Hero #21: "The Silent Issue"
  • Powers #3
  • Kobe #4 (back cover)
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