G.I. Joe: Above & Beyond
by Max Allan Collins
Review by Linda Marie Schumacher
Del Rey Mass Market Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780345516084
Date: 19 May 2009 List Price $7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
Non-Stop action. G.I. JOE: Above and Beyond, by Max Allan Collins, is the story of two elite military forces as they try to help restore the democratic government of to a small South American country. Itís the prequel to the movie G.I. JOE: The Rise of the Cobra. Itís a great story for military action lovers. From official release/information:
Product Description: Part of an elite covert military team, Lieutenant Duke Hauser and his buddy Ripcord Weems are dispatched to the small oil-rich South American country of San Sebastiao to help quell a revolution. The multinational peacekeeping force known as G.I. JOE has secretly sent special ops to support Duke's unit. Their other mission: Find out who's playing both sides of the conflict by supplying each with the same advanced lethal weaponry. But it turns out the devious culprit has raised the stakesĖpromising to deliver an army of super soldiers in the near future. If Duke's squad and the G.I. JOE team can't stop the revolution, halt the proliferation of weapons, and eliminate the threat of laboratory-produced warriors, a dark plot toward world domination will soon be launched.
(Source: Del Rey)