Cold-Blooded Chameleon Commandos

 CBCC   (Blackthorne, 1986-1987)

1986 William Clausen and Michael Kelley

Creators William Clausen and Michael Kelley spawned the Cold-Blooded Chameleon Commandos at a time when any comic book with multi-adjectived anthropomorphs got on the stands, thanks to the success of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This black-and-white title is fairly typical of the mostly forgotten hordes that followed.

The stars are super-strong Rivit, the quick and hyper-alert Nerves, tactical leader Sarge and color-and shape-changing Radion. They started out as subjects of genetic experimentation by a Dr. Poindexter. Using a special serum and radiation, Poindexter boosted their intelligence and then trained them in martial arts for government service.

The intermittent humor in the series comes primarily in the form of the occasional wisecrack or pop-culture reference.

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#1

  8/1/1986
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1st appearance of The Cold-Blooded Chameleon Commandos; Origin of The Cold-Blooded Chameleon Commandos; B&WMichael Kelley, William ClausenMichael Kelley, William Clausen

#2

  10/1/1986
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B&WMichael Kelley, William ClausenMichael Kelley, William Clausen

#3

  12/1/1986
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B&WMichael Kelley, William ClausenMichael Kelley, William Clausen

#4

 
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 Michael Kelley, William ClausenMichael Kelley, William Clausen

#5

  6/1/1987
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 Michael Kelley, William ClausenMichael Kelley, William Clausen