Who is Dawn Moreno? She's the new Snake-Eyes and break-out character of G.I. Joe
: A Real American Hero! Scripted by legendary G.I. Joe
writer Larry Hama
, with art by incoming artist Netho Diaz (Aquaman), issue #246 marks the beginning of the "Dawn of the Arashikage" storyline, which sees Dawn, a Mexican-American teenager, take on the mantle of Snake-Eyes, one of the most iconic members of the G.I. Joe
team. This pivotal issue in Hama's long-running G.I. Joe
saga has now sold out at the distributor level, as have the preceding issues #244 (featuring Dawn's first appearance in costume) and #245 (Dawn's first cover appearance in costume as Snake-Eyes).
Dawn Moreno, who debuted in G.I. Joe
: A Real American Hero #226, was once a gifted high school athlete whose unique physical abilities drew the attention of Cobra Commander. The Cobra elite put Dawn under intense experimentation, accidentally implanting the memories of the original