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COMIC LEGEND:
The giant eye in the pages of “G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero” was intended as a tie-in with the “Transformers” comics.

STATUS:
True

I’ve had a couple of readers write to me in the last year or so asking about this interesting comic book plot from the pages of Larry Hama and S.L. Gallant’s great series for IDW, “G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero,” which has been continuing the continuity from Hama’s original run on the Marvel version of the series.

In the 200th issue of the series, the G.I. Joe team discovered that their headquarters, the secret installation known as The Pit, was actually part of a much larger, much more mysterious installation. In the following issue, they were mystified by the mysteries of the new parts of their home…

Originally posted at – http://www.cbr.com/comic-legends-revealed-whats-with-the-giant-eye-in-g-i-joe/

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