G.I. JOE: COBRA has surprised a lot of people so far, based on reviews of the first issue. The second issue, just in stores this week, looks to continue that streak if this IGN.com review is any indication. About the book, IGN said:
"G.I. Joe: Cobra forces the Joe mythos under the microscope, telling a story in many ways comparable to a Greg Rucka penned Queen and Country installment.
This story is much more meaningful to our re-establishing JOE mythos than just a separate miniseries, too, with some long-term repercussions in store that will be followed up on in another run by the same creative team and beyond...
Full review here.