G.I. Joe: Retaliation may not be in theaters until June, but we've got a head start on this ninja- filled sequel. Courtesy of IDW Publishing, here's an exclusive first look at next week's issue of the official G.I. Retaliation prequel miniseries. Witness The Rock as Roadblock, making everybody else look like squares.

When the characters mention The Pit, they're talking about the Joes' base, which is renowned for its collection of haphazardly parked tanks. This issue hits stores next Wednesday, February 29. Here's the synopsis:

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Movie Prequel #2
John Barber (writer)
Salvador Navarro (art & cover)
The origin of Roadblock! While Roadblock is in a deadly race against time to rescue a childhood friend from the clutches of the enemy, we learn the secrets that shaped the Joe's heavy ordinance officer. Meanwhile-Snake Eyes is in hot pursuit, and he's not taking any prisoners.