Index

***Index updated July 2018***

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]
A Real American Book! 2014 in Review
A Real American Book! 2015 in Review
A Real American Book! 2016 in Review
A Real American Book! 2017 in Review
Photoshoot #16 (Dec 2017)

CONVENTION REPORTS
JoeCon ’14 – the 2014 G.I. Joe Convention report
– JoeCon ’15 – the 2015 G.I. Joe Convention report
– JoeCon ’16 – the 2016 G.I. Joe Convention report
– JoeCon ’17 – the 2017 G.I. Joe Convention report
– JoeCon ’18 – the 2018 G.I. Joe Convention report  COMING SOON
HASCON 2017 – the Real American Book! convention report

COMICS REVIEWS
G.I. Joe issue #200 Review
G.I. Joe issue #250 Review

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

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 TOY ART and BEHIND-THE-SCENES
Dorman Ice Viper
Groen X-Soldier
Rock-Viper sculpt inputs
Hydro-Viper sculpt inputs
Hawk blister card
– Groen Cobra concept art, 1990
Cobra Commander’s lost gun
Law 1987 blister card
Toxo-Viper v2 presentation sketch and comp
Bazooka original dossier by Larry Hama
Charbroil presentation painting
Larry Hama and the Flagg
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
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
1993 Leatherneck test shot
G.I. Joe commercials – 1987 Effie award winner
Rock & Roll Hasbro development sketch
Star Brigade Cobra Commander by Ron Rudat
1992 Duke alternate colors
Toy Trade News – Feb 1982
Merrill Hassenfeld Obituary, 1979
Kurt Groen’s Cobra Zombie
Mortal Kombat Sonya Blade test shot
Mortal Kombat Kano test shot
Ron Rudat Recondo Presentation Art
George Woodbridge WORMS Presentation Art
Mortal Kombat Sub-Zero test shot
Dreadnok Thrasher color comp
Wild Weasel color study circa 1983
Windchill turnaround by Pennington
Rudat Serpentor Air Chariot sketches
– 1988 Repeater turnaround by George Woodbridge
– VAMP sketches by Wayne Luther
– Patriot Ledger, Dec 6th, 1984
– Rocky Balboa @ mental_floss
– 1991 Dusty turnaround by Kurt Groen
– Iron Grenadier by Mark Pennington
– B.A.T. Concepts (#1) (#2) (#3) (#4) (#5) by Ron Rudat

 

G.I. JOE ANIMATION ART and BEHIND-THE-SCENES
Russ Heath Snake-Eyes
PSA #10 animation storyboard
– “The Rotten Egg” storyboards – One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six
– “G.I. Joe: The Movie” screenplay — pages 0-4, 5-9
“Revenge of Cobra” 1984 Generic Joe II model sheet
Russ Heath – Primord Chief
G.I. Joe PSA #34 kid model sheets
G.I. Joe Animation Art – “The Wrong Stuff”
Russ Heath G.I. Joe art – Fiona Diamond
Russ Heath “Cubby” model sheet
Russ Heath – Vindicator model sheet
– Russ Heath – Steeler model sheet
– Cobra Commander and Destro’s Control Device
G.I. Joe Background key – “Where the Reptiles Roam”
G.I. Joe: The Movie Animation art – Terror Drome Background Key
GI Joe Extreme Model Sheets – Iron Klaw
Russ Heath Crimson Guard Immortal

G.I. JOE COMIC BOOK ART and BEHIND-THE-SCENES
G.I. Joe issue #1, March 1982: pencil art
Marvel Licensing, Spring 1982
G.I. Joe Special Missions #21 cover art
Sunbow Productions memos
Larry Hama’s Fury Force Helicopter
G.I. Joe original comic art by Lee Weeks
G.I. Joe Yearbook #3 by Ron Wagner
G.I. Joe #26 George Roussos original color guide art
G.I. Joe #44 cover by Zeck & Beatty

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

MEMORIAL POSTS
Remembering Gary “Goggles” Head
Remembering Herb Trimpe

MISC.
“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
G.I. Joe and Jem have something in common and his name is Jon M. Chu
Hub Comics Gave Away 200 Copies of “G.I. Joe” #200
– New posts this week! (Nov 2015)
Upcoming posts (July 2017)

 

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