Monday, August 6, 2018

Episode 22 : Issue 22 Like Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust...

Joes, Attenhut!

Fall in!

Before we start our episode proper, allow me to play a very special interview for you.  Friend of the show, Justin from DC in the 80's, was able to interview Mr. Larry Hama at the recent Montreal Comic Convention.  Check out Justin's site for more great content.

Then at 22 minutes and 50 seconds in, Aaron brings out this months Joes.
Reporting for duty is Aaron Codename: Head.  With him are fellow Joes:
Pat Sampson - Codename: KrisTATOS
Jarrod Alberich aka The Yard Sale Drawer Guy - Codename: Death Probe
Kevin Rietzel - Codename: Chuckles
Brad Abraham - Codename: Jarrod Alberich V 2.0

And today's guest host.. Jonathan Schaefer-Hames.

Then at 28 minutes in, the Joes gather in their top secret bunker, The Pit, to talk about Issue 22 : Like Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust...

G.I. Joe 22
Credits for this issue are:
G.I. Joe a Real American Hero #22
Cover Date: April 1984 
On Sale Date: January 10, 1984
Cover Price: $0.60

Title: "Like Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust..."

Writer: Larry Hama
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino
Letterer: Rick L. Parker
Colorist: George Roussos
Editor: Dennis J. O'Neil

Cover Credits
Artist: Klaus Janson

Reprinted In:
G.I. Joe Comics Magazine #8 (1988)
G.I. Joe Vol. 3 TPB (2002)

As always, this information comes from: Mikes Amazing World of Comics

Then at one hour and 29 minutes in to the show, we look at the  ninth episode of the regular cartoon with "Cobra Stops The World" written by Steve Gerber.
This episode first aired September 26, 1985.

Then 2 hours in, we have Postbox: The Pit!

Finally at 2 hours and 8 minutes: The Solider of the Month!

This month it's awarded to... Darren Kohler of GI Joe Collectors Club Canada
Listen in to find out why.

Thank you very much Darren.

Stay tuned after I say good bye for the monthly PSA, my closing credits and a our bloopers reel!

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Commercials played this episode

Hamilton VS Burr - Jarrod's comic book
The Long Box Crusade - Pat's main show..  Where he attempts to read all of his comics....

Married With Comics - Jonathan's podcast.
Fandom Podcast: One of Kevin's podcasts.


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Join us next month as we look at issue 23 of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.

Be sure to visit your local comic shop and check out the continuing adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by IDW.  While you're there, look and see if there is anything else that strikes your fancy.

Joes, Dismissed!