G.I. Joe #4- "Operation: Wingfield"
Summary: Survivalist nut, Vance Wingfield has his own private volunteer militia in Montana, all preparing for an imminent nuclear disaster. To break in his new recruits, he uses them for target practive with live ammo. US Military intelligence has informed the Joes that Wingfield is being funded by "international terrorists, possibly Cobra".
Hawk and Grunt infiltrate the camp as new recruits, while Snake-Eyes plays observer from outside the fences. After two days, Wingfield discovers Hawk and Grunt and decides to step up his master plan-- he plans to bomb Vladivostok, which would trigger a nuclear war between the US and Russia. Then, Wingfield's crew would rise up and take over the world. Wingfield's right-hand man, Carruthers is dispatched in a bomber to attack Russia. Hawk manages to sneak into one of Wingfield's planes and shoots down Carruthers. He just shoots out the fuel tanks, giving Carruthers a chance to bail. He doesn't and the plane crashes over the North Pacific. Wingfield also has a last-ditch contingency plan-- he has another nuke buried beneath his camp, which he'll glady detonate. Wingfield and his army will all die, but it'll make the world stronger.
A mother and child of a trainee demand to leave the camp, and Wingfield threatens to shoot them. Wingfield's wife, Shary, realizes how crazy he is and shoots him in the back. The rest of the Joe team arrives and safely manages to defuse Wingfield's second nuke. As "Camp Victory" is being closed down, two local rednecks drive by the place and note that "there's some real military boys moving into the Wingfield place. Better keep an eye on your women-folk".
Characters (with figures): Hawk, Snake-Eyes, Grunt. Rest of the team in background roles.
Characters (no action figures, or "comic-only" characters): Vance Wingfield, Shary Wingfield, Carruthers
Vehicles and stuff (toys): nothing
Vehicles and stuff (not toys): A generic army helicopter
Rating: 2 Flag Points
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