#131 LAST STAND
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Issue Date: December 1992
Series: G.I. Joe A Real American Hero
Issue Number: 131
The attack on The Pit continues, as Cobra throws its newest BATs into the battle. Snake-Eyes frees himself from the brainwashing, and does likewise for the rest of Ninja Force.
Notes of Interest
Duke Profile, Art by Mark Bright & Don Hudson.
Joes: Duke, Dial-Tone, Gung-Ho, Heavy Duty, Muskrat, Mutt, Outback, Repeater, Roadblock, Torpedo, Tripwire,Tunnel Rat
GI Joe Ninja Force: Dojo, Nunchuk, T'JBang, Snake Eyes, Storm Shadow,
Cobra: Cobra Commander, Cesspool, Dice, Firefly, Zarana
Script: Larry Hama,
Pencils: Andrew Wildman,
Inks: Stephen Baskerville,
Letters: Michael Z. Higgins,
Colors: Bob Sharen,
Editor: David Wohl,
Editor In Chief: Tom DeFalco
Cover Artist: Andrew Wildman
Cobra Commander sends more B.A.T.s to assault the Pit, then checks to make sure he's getting a clear video signal from them.
Duke leads the defense of the Pit, but the B.A.T.s are able to wound Torpedo and Outback. The Joes lead the B.A.T.s into an explosive trap laid down by Tripwire.
On Cobra Island, Firefly brags about how he was able to brainwash Snake Eyes. He is unaware that Snake Eyes has overcome the brainwashing, and freed Storm Shadow as well.
Back at the Pit, Cobra Commander awaits the Joes exit from the Pit at the main ramp. Duke sends a few Crossfires up the ramp while the Joes sneak up to the surface through the ventilation ducts. Cobra Commander calls for air support, then makes his retreat.
Storm Shadow battles Firefly while Snake Eyes frees the rest of Ninja Force from Firefly's brainwashing. Storm Shadow escapes with the rest of Ninja Force, leaving Firefly to be captured by Cesspool and Zarana. With the help of Slice and Dice, Firefly is able to turn the tables and he instead captures Cesspool and Zarana.
Cobra Commander returns to Cobra Island, and Firefly tries to bargain with him, using the island and his prisoners. Cobra Commander is unwilling to deal, stating that his assault on the Pit was a total success. The assault proved the worthiness of the radar supressor and he has video proof. Cobra Commander is no longer interested in the island, as he has bigger plans in mind.