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G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #212 Emerald City Exclusive Variant Cobra Cover Signed by Adam Riches CGC 9.8 Signature Series with Baroness Sketch


The Death of Snake Eyes: Part 1
Adam Riches (cover) • Larry Hama (writer) • S L Gallant (artist)
G.I. JOE faces a force unlike anything they’ve ever encountered before… and the only way to control it is by reviving Serpentor, the Cobra Emperor himself! But bringing him back sets into motion drastic events that lead to the death of the original Ninja Commando! The Death of Snake Eyes begins here in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #212!
FC • 32 pages

This book is an Emerald City Comics exclusive and is limited to only 1,200 copies! This CGC graded sketch copy is one of only four. CGC Number 1316717007. First day of issue release.  

This book will ship with a special custom backboard featuring a fully numbered checklist of all the characters on the cover!

This cover acts a companion piece to G.I. Joe: America’s Elite #25 (which featured the G.I. Joe hero roster). This cover is the definitive G.I. Joe’s rogues gallery, featuring nearly every enemy the G.I. Joe team has faced over their 33 year history. With characters representing all eras of G.I. Joe, from the toy lines (ARAH, Sgt. Savage, Extreme, Built To Rule, Sigma 6), cartoons (Sunbow, DiC), and comics (Marvel, DDP, IDW)!

At 280, this is the most G.I. Joe characters ever published in a single illustration!

It is the first ever wrap-around cover for the G.I. Joe A Real American Hero main title!

This is part 1 (of 3) of the long-awaited “The Death of Snake Eyes” story arc!

About the artist: Best known for his work on G.I. Joe action figure packaging art, Adam Riches began his illustration career in 2008 with a pin-up in Mirage Studios’ Tales of the TMNT #52. Since then, his work has been featured on a variety of products, including shirts, posters, CD album art, trading cards, Tervis Tumbler drinking cups, “As Seen on TV” product packaging, instruction manuals, and more. Since 2012, Adam has been illustrating the packaging art for Hasbro’s official G.I. Joe Collector’s Club and Convention action figures. This is his first cover for IDW’s G.I. Joe A Real American Hero. You can view more of his work at


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