Cobra debuts its dopest weapon in its war on GI Joe, the Rap Viper

Actually, this is the great new music video from rapper Wordburglar, "Rap Viper," off his new GI Joe-themed album Welcome to Cobra Island. But it should be real, if only because it's not even close to the least ludicrous soldier Cobra employs. I'm looking at you, Big Boa. » 1/13/14 7:00pm 1/13/14 7:00pm

This Space Adventure Cobra anime trailer will make your afternoon

The 1980s anime series Space Adventure Cobra is finally getting a decent DVD/Blu-ray release from RightStuf, with English subtitles. And to celebrate, here's a brand new trailer, full of laser battles, space action, and scantily clad ladies. » 12/17/13 12:29pm 12/17/13 12:29pm

The 24 Worst-Dressed Members of G.I. Joe and Cobra

G.I. Joe is a team of highly trained soldiers. Cobra consists of the world’s most ruthless terrorists. But what they both have in combat skills they lack in fashion, because holy hell do a lot of them dress like imbeciles. Here’s two dozen members of Joe and Cobra who desperately need a new set of duds. » 9/09/13 10:15am 9/09/13 10:15am

Crowdfund this: The evil forces of COBRA

With his evil terrorist organization having a few monetary problems, it appears Cobra Commander has turned to Kickstarter to find the funding for COBRA. The sad thing is that if this were an actual COBRA plot to make $94 billion and not merely a desperate plea for $94 billion to rebuild Cobra Island, it would… » 3/21/13 9:40am 3/21/13 9:40am

This G.I. Joe movie ad is the best Super Bowl commercial that didn't…

There were a few gems in the morass of movie trailers and commercials that premiered during the Super Bowl last night, but I can guarantee you that if this incredibly fantastic stealth trailer for G.I. Joe: Retaliation had aired, it's all we would be talking about today. I don't know who's in charge of Cobra's… » 2/04/13 1:40pm 2/04/13 1:40pm

Cobra bites Farmer. Farmer bites cobra back. This kills the cobra.

Let this be a warning to cobras everywhere: if you bite Mohammed Salmodin Miya in his rice paddy, you better hope it kills him, and quickly, because he will find you. He will bite you. And he will continue biting you until one of you is dead. » 8/23/12 10:39am 8/23/12 10:39am

Snake charmer protests bureaucratic inertia with a fistful of cobras

After failing to secure a plot of land for his reptilian pets, a snake charmer named Hakkul released a bunch of his wriggling companions — including several venomous cobras — inside a tax office in India's Uttar Pradesh state. According to the serpent tamer, he had been promised a plot to keep the reptiles, but the… » 12/03/11 8:45am 12/03/11 8:45am

Read an exclusive seven-page preview of the next issue of G.I. Joe:…

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, here's an exclusive sneak peek at this Wednesday's issue of the ongoing Cobra comic book. This issue takes place in the thick of the chaotic Cobra Civil War — here's the plot synopsis: » 11/21/11 5:00pm 11/21/11 5:00pm

And now, G.I. Joe and the Rocketeer versus Godzilla and Cobra

Well, here's the most unexpected bad-ass fan art you'll see all day. Artist Ulises Farinas — who you may remember from these previous illustrations — has now pitted the Rocketeer and G.I. Joe versus Cobra and Godzilla's kaiju army. » 10/24/11 7:00am 10/24/11 7:00am

Wednesday brings us mature-readers spaaace!

This week's comic bounty includes a groovy scifi compilation from Vertigo, a sentient grappling tooth, a Jack Kirby tribute project, and an artifact Brian K. Vaughan's tenure penning everyone's favorite mutant shapeshifter (no, I don't mean Morph). » 5/24/11 9:00am 5/24/11 9:00am

Which Cobra character died this week? We talk to G.I. Joe publisher IDW

Last Wednesday, a major character in G.I. Joe mythology kicked the bucket in IDW's G.I. Joe: Cobra miniseries. Who was it, and what does his passing mean for the Joe comic book series? Spoilers way on! » 1/22/11 1:05pm 1/22/11 1:05pm

How Do Spitting Cobras Hit Their Prey With Such Accuracy?

Spitting Cobras are a major danger in Africa and Southeast Asia. They have an unnerving ability to spit venom in the eyes of even the fastest moving targets. Why do they have such good aim? » 5/14/10 11:00am 5/14/10 11:00am

Cobra Christ, Superstar: The Musical

Now you can watch all three Cobra Commander musicals, Cobra The Musical, Cobra Christ, Superstar, and Return of the King... of Kings . That's right - someone made a villain-centric Cobra musical so you can learn what's behind the mask. » 1/29/10 1:35pm 1/29/10 1:35pm

GI Joe's New Villain Cries Crocodile Tears

Cobra Commander isn't the only familiar face appearing for the first time in IDW's new Cobra series; the more obscure (and more awesome) Croc Master is making his debut, as well. Click through to see the weirdness in action. » 1/24/10 3:00pm 1/24/10 3:00pm

Is Cobra Commander Getting A Casual Makeover?

Comic publisher IDW released this image yesterday without any information other than that it's a new character appearing in a series they're launching this month. But that face-concealing mask? That lapel pin? We think it's Cobra Commander's new look. » 1/05/10 12:00pm 1/05/10 12:00pm

Cobra Special Reveals Hidden Depths To GI Joe's Bad Guys

If you're looking for the latest smart, inventive reboot then the place to look, somewhat surprisingly, is GI Joe: Cobra, the last issue of which is released this week and offers a little Watchmen-inspired playfulness with the comic format. » 9/29/09 3:46pm 9/29/09 3:46pm

New Spider-Clones And Promethea Want You To Take Them Home

Here's hoping that you've been saving up that hard-earned cash, because this week it's all about the collections... Well, apart from a couple of interesting new takes on old favorites (and one happily-returning new favorite), that is. » 9/29/09 9:00am 9/29/09 9:00am

This Is What The GI Joe Movie Should've Looked Like

All we're saying is, if the GI Joe movie had looked like Dave Perillo's illustrations, we would've been a lot more enthusiastic about the whole thing. Click through to see his accompanying, equally awesome, Cobra illustration. [Montygog's Artorama] » 9/15/09 12:35pm 9/15/09 12:35pm

Support the Forces of Cobra with Your Footwear

Battling the G.I. Joes requires cunning, tenacity, and the proper footwear. Fortunately, Nike is offering a trio of sneakers that let you declare your allegiance to Cobra while providing excellent traction and arch support. » 8/10/09 1:00pm 8/10/09 1:00pm

Look Inside Cobra's Terrorist Organization With Secret Journals

Sure, you've all watched Christopher Eccleston and Sienna Miller act out your childhood fantasies as the charismatic villains in GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, but did you stop to wonder what it was like for the lowly Cobra grunt? » 8/09/09 2:00pm 8/09/09 2:00pm