They are an Eastern Bloc legend. They’ve gone toe-to-toe with G.I. Joe and Cobra more than once. They’ve even stood side-by-side with their American counterparts on occasion. They bring serious heat to the Cold War… in more ways than one. They’ve celebrated victories and they’ve suffered losses, but somehow have remained intact. But wait—HOW, after said losses, have they remained intact? This month, Living Legend Larry Hama and upcoming superstar artist Heather Vaughan are going to open the top-secret dossier, remove those pesky redactions, and fill everyone in on long-awaited answers in… SPOTLIGHT: OKTOBER GUARD! Also includes the fifth of five interconnected covers (issues #286-#290) by fan-favorite artist Freddie Williams II (Batman/TMNT)!