IDW Publishing announced this week it will be re-launching its G.I. Joe comic book series with a new creative team and a new focus–G.I. Joe’s cover is blown, and they must now deal with the aftermath, along with a COBRA invasion on U.S. soil.

Written by Fred Van Lente (The Comic Book History of Comics, The Incredible Hercules) with art by Steve Kurth (Ultimate Iron Man, Avengers Vs. X-Men: Consequences), the all-new G.I. Joe series promises to be a turning point for the ongoing adventures and a jumping-on point for new readers.  Several alternate covers will also be offered with the release of the new #1 issue, slated for release in comic book stores on February 13, 2013.

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