Writing Process and Prehistory
Why a Book?
– The First Time I Wrote a G.I. Joe Book: Part One, Two, Three
– Interview #1: Larry Hama, June 2001 – Part One, Two, Three
– My First Comic Book Ever Was “G.I. Joe Yearbook” #3 – Part One, Two, Three
– The Comic That Changed Everything – Part [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8], [9], [10] [11], [12], [13], [14], [15]
– I Was a Teenage Sunbow Intern – Part [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

G.I. Joe Retaliation – A Real American Book! Podcast Episode #01
– Top Five Episodes of all Time – Podcast Episode #02 (coming soon)

“A Real American Book” Photography:
Cobra Command by Wes Rollend
More Cobra Command by Wes Rollend
Duke and Spirit by Andre Blaise

G.I. Joe Art and Behind-The-Scenes
Dorman Ice Viper
Groen X-Soldier
Heath Snake-Eyes
Rock-Viper sculpt inputs
PSA #10 animation storyboard
Hydro-Viper sculpt inputs
Hawk blister card
– “The Rotten Egg” storyboards – One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six
– “G.I. Joe” issue #1, March 1982: pencil art
Marvel Licensing, Spring 1982
– Groen Cobra concept art, 1990
– “G.I. Joe: The Movie” screenplay — pages 0-4, 5-9
Cobra Commander’s lost gun
“Revenge of Cobra” 1984 Generic Joe II model sheet
Law 1987 blister card
Toxo-Viper v2 presentation sketch and comp
Bazooka original dossier by Larry Hama
Charbroil presentation painting
Russ Heath – Primord Chief
Larry Hama and the Flagg
G.I. Joe PSA #34 kid model sheets
G.I. Joe Special Missions #21 cover art
Sunbow Productions memos
Budo 1988 turnaround
Zartan’s Chameleon
Hit & Run’s almost-1995 transformation
Eco-Warriors Pirate Old Baron
Sgt. Savage by Joe Kubert
Unproduced: Towed Artillery Missile System
Larry Hama’s Fury Force Helicopter
Cobra Night Raven designs by Steve Reiss
Unproduced G.I. Joe Vehicle – Borer
Unproduced – Dave Dorman Dreadnok
Battle Force 2000 Blocker sketch
Unproduced Cobra sketch
G.I. Joe Animation Art – “The Wrong Stuff”
1993 Leatherneck test shot
G.I. Joe commercials – 1987 Effie award winner
Russ Heath G.I. Joe art – Fiona Diamond
Rock & Roll Hasbro development sketch
G.I. Joe original comic art by Lee Weeks
Star Brigade Cobra Commander by Ron Rudat
1992 Duke alternate colors
Russ Heath “Cubby” model sheet
Toy Trade News – Feb 1982
G.I. Joe #200 Review
Kurt Groen’s Cobra Zombie
Mortal Kombat Sonya Blade test shot
Russ Heath – Vindicator model sheet
Mortal Kombat Kano test shot
G.I. Joe: The Movie Animation art – Terror Drome Background Key
Ron Rudat Recondo Presentation Art
George Woodbridge WORMS Presentation Art
GI Joe Extreme Model Sheets – Iron Klaw
Mortal Kombat Sub-Zero test shot
Russ Heath Crimson Guard Immortal
Dreadnok Thrasher color comp
Wild Weasel color study circa 1983
Windchill turnaround by Pennington
G.I. Joe Yearbook #3 by Ron Wagner


The Other Half of the Battle (episode reviews)
“The Cobra Strikes”
“The Funhouse”
G.I. Joe: Retaliation — the A Real American Book film review by Tim Finn
Community, “G.I. Jeff” Review

“G.I. Joe: Retaliation” trailer
Posting Schedule Update
Interview – Flag Points Part One
Hub Comics in the news
Larry Hama signing at Hub Comics
Photos from Larry Hama signing at Hub Comics
Apologies for lack of posts (April 2012)
Andrei Koribanics Interview Link
10 Things You Didn’t Know About G.I. Joe
Upcoming: “Retaliation” Review
Apologies for lack of posts (May 2013)
Buy this book – America At War
G.I. Joe blog update – Feb 2014
Merrill Hassenfeld Obituary, 1979
G.I. Joe and Jem have something in common and his name is Jon M. Chu
JoeCon ’14 – the 2014 G.I. Joe Convention report
Hub Comics Gave Away 200 Copies of “G.I. Joe” #200
A Real American Book! 2014 in Review
Remembering Gary “Goggles” Head
Remembering Herb Trimpe


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