In 2009 IDW brought back the G.I. Joe comic book, this time written by Paul Allor. This version of the Joe story was different than portrayed before. G.I. Joe was a clandestined goverment orgaization trying to defeat Cobra. Cobra took control of The United States of America and this story focuses on what the world would be like if Cobra was in charge and G.I. Joe was rebellion group trying to over throw the new Cobra regime and return the United States to how it was before.