Artwork, cover and brackets revealed for IDW’s STREET FIGHTER X G.I. JOE!

We’ve been given an advance look at IDW’s eagerly anticipated Street Fighter X G.I. Joe miniseries, including a look at the covers, the variants and some of Emilio Laiso’s dynamic interior artwork.

The brackets break down what confrontations we can expect to see in each issue, with a proper tournament format being laid out by writer Aubrey Sitterson. Here’s how it breaks down;

Rufus vs. The Baroness
Crimson Viper vs. Snake Eyes
Hakan vs. Roadblock
Ryu vs. Jinx

M. Bison vs. Cammy
Storm Shadow vs. Croc Master
Dan vs. Chun-Li
Gung-Ho vs. Guile

The subsequent issues will see the field narrowed down to two finalists, and an ultimate champion being announced in the fifth and final issue. You can feast your eyes on the covers, solicitation information and some of the artwork below, and if you like what you see, make sure to register your interest at your local comic shop ahead of Monday’s retailer FOC.

The first issue of Street Fighter X G.I. Joe #1 is scheduled for release on Feb 24th.

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Street Fighter x G.I. Joe #1 (DEC150398)
Aubrey Sitterson (writer) Emilio Laiso (artist) Mike Choi (cover)
8-bit Variant by Matt Waite (DEC150399)
Toy Variant by Adam Riches (DEC150400)
Blank Sketch Variant (DEC150402)
Subscription Variant by Paolo Villanelli (DEC150401)
FOC – January 25th, 2016

When Street Fighter’s World Warriors meet G.I. Joe’s Real American Heroes, there’s really only one thing they can do: FIGHT! 16 combatants from the worlds of Street Fighter and G.I. Joe enter a secret tournament and prepare to take down M. Bison himself. But with members of Cobra and Destro backing the evil dictator, Ryu, Snake Eyes, Guile, Chun-Li, Storm Shadow and Jinx will have to battle against all odds in order to be crowned the next Street Fighter tournament champion! New challengers Aubrey Sitterson and Emilio Laiso deliver explosive combat and amazing twists this February in the essential STREET FIGHTER X G.I. JOE #1! ROUND ONE… FIGHT!

L-R: 8-Bit Variant (Matt Waite), Toy Variant (Adam Riches), Blank Sketch Variant, Subscription Vatiant (Paolo Villanelli)
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The writer of this piece was: 576682_510764502303144_947146289_nCraig Neilson-Adams (aka Ceej)
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