Talent line up for upcoming 'G.I. Joe,' 'Frontline' and 'G.I. Joe vs. Transformers' issues

Wed, February 26th, 2003 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Tuesday, Image Comics and Devil's Due Publishing released the press release below announcing the creative line-up on upcoming issues of "G.I. Joe," G.I. Joe: Frontline" and "G.I. Joe vs. Transformers." Wednesday evening Devil's Due provided CBR News with a gallery of cover images from these upcoming issues. Click the images below for an enlargement of each image. The press release follows.

G.I. Joe vs. Transformers
(Alternate Cover)
G.I. Joe #20 and #21 G.I. Joe: Frontline #5

G.I. Joe: Frontline #6 G.I. Joe: Frontline #7 G.I. Joe: Frontline #8 G.I. Joe: Frontline #9

Official Press Release

While 2002 was a huge year for Image Comics' G.I. JOE, 2003 looks to be even more exciting as some of the industry's best talent lines up to contribute to G.I. JOE, G.I. JOE: FRONTLINE and the upcoming G.I. JOE

VS. TRANSFORMERS crossover.

Leading the pack is veteran comic book superstar Mike Zeck, well known

for the covers he contributed to the original G.I. JOE comic book

series in the '80s. Zeck will be pencilling the interiors for an

all-new silent issue featuring the most popular G.I. JOE characters,

Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow. This marks Zeck's long-awaited return to

sequential illustration and his first ever full-length G.I. JOE story.

Regular artist Brandon Badeaux will draw issue 20, the first half of

this two-part story, and then he'll skip ahead to issue twenty-two,

which will kick off Joshua Blaylock's final arc as head writer. Zeck

and Blaylock will make a brief signing appearance at the Orlando

Mega-Con this Saturday, February 28th, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.

With a veritable amy of superstar talent and a myriad of upcoming

titles, 2003 is shaping up to be a powerhouse year for G.I. JOE. Below

is a list of some of the talent attached to G.I. JOE over the months to

come:

  • J. Scott Campbell: G.I. JOE VS. TRANSFORMERS: cover - June

  • Tony Harris: G.I. JOE: FRONTLINE: Covers - March

  • David Mack: Writing upcoming G.I. JOE: FRONTLINE one-shot - TBA

  • Paul Jenkins: Writing upcoming G.I. JOE: FRONTLINE one-shot - TBA

  • Kaare Andrews: G.I. JOE VS. TRANSFORMERS: Cover - June

  • Francis Manapul: G.I. JOE: FRONTLINE - Covers - July

  • Sean McKeever: G.I. JOE: FRONTLINE: Writing "Zanya" - July

Future interior creative teams will be announced in the weeks ahead.

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