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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) - #51
"Thunder Machine"

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Larry Hama

Rod Whigham

Andy Mushynsky

George Roussos - 'George Bell / T.S. Chu / Sam Kato'

Joe Rosen

Don Daley
Robert 'Bob' Harras
Jim Shooter

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John Byrne

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Cover Date: September 1986
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) #51 2nd Printing

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Zarana and Zandar rescue Zartan from The Pit, which leads to a major battle in the swamps between the Dreadnoks' Thunder Machine and Cross Country's HAVOC. Storm Shadow also sneaks into The Pit...

Reprinted/Collected in:
Classic G.I. Joe (2009) TPB vol. 06
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1982) HC vol. 05

First appearance of Cross Country, Thunder, Tollbooth, Zandar

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