Creating G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero Volumes 9 and 10

A project in Chandler, AZ by Steel City Publishing, LLC

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Conceptual designs and history around the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero brand 1982-1994.
Backers: 345
Average Pledge Per Backer: $129

Funded: $44,487 of $36,000
Dates: Sep 20th -> Oct 11th (21 days)
Project By: Steel City Publishing, LLC
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Latest News

A message from Ron Rudat!!!

October 10th - via:
For those of you not on is a little video from my friend and former Senior Product Designer, Ron Rudat!!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Additional Bundles added for the $400 reward!

October 10th - via:
After a few people asked about the bundle packs.....I've gone ahead and added 5 more sets for the $400 reward! If anyone is still on the fence in picking these up, I'd encourage you to take advantage of this!   (Read More)

Zartan card back Stretch Goal is MET!!!

October 10th - via:
A little under 10hrs to go and the Stretch goal for the Zartan card back has been met!!!! I am still waiting on Hasbro's final approval, but the printer has the file and will be ready to print when I give the go ahead.  The goal is not to have this... (Read More)


October 8th - via:
Just got the email that the books are funded! Thank you to everyone who has helped fund these!!! I normally don’t send off the final files for proofing until funded, but I didn’t want the project delayed….so I sent early last week and have pdf... (Read More)

Thank you again for supporting!

October 7th - via:
Thank you for continued support with the book series.  A portion of your support goes directly to Hasbro Children's Hospital.... Please click below to pledge for the latest books... Thank you!  (Read More)

STRETCH GOAL : Zartan Cardback if goal of $40,000 is met

October 3rd - via:
STRETCH GOAL : Zartan Card back if goal of  $40,000 is met As many have speculated, Zartan was originally designed to be an “open stock” character for 1984. In Volume 6 this was confirmed and I shared out a mock-up of what the blister card would... (Read More)

Possible Stretch Goal idea......

September 30th - via:
Working on something for a potential Stretch Goal.....I should have a quote by Monday from my Printer! Any guesses as to what it may be? ;)  Please continue to spread the word on social media and within you toy circles!  Stretch Goal???  (Read More)

Little something for Backers only!

September 25th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

New Video is up on the main page!!!

September 24th - via:
Check out sample pages from ALL 10 volumes!!!  (Read More)

Outside U.S. shipping

September 23rd - via:
Good morning. I often get asked about shipping overseas. I will ship anywhere as long as it’s within the United States approved countries. If you don’t see your country listed, please message me. I try to list countries based on previous sales... (Read More)

Final Approval!!!!

September 23rd - via:
Good Evening. I thought I'd let everyone know that I received word from Hasbro today that Volumes 9 and 10 are officially approved with some minor changes!!!! The moment the goal is met, I'll start working with my printer on the proofs, etc! Please... (Read More)

50% reached....another sample page!

September 21st - via:
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Okay, Okay.....I can't wait until is a sample page for backing today!!

September 20th - via:
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Just added! Tell your friends!

September 20th - via:
Limited to 25 sets, I created a new Bundle Pack price for the set of 10 books! For anyone who has been "waiting" to get the series.....this is a perfect time to jump in!  Tell your friends!!  (Read More)

Help get to 50% and I'll share out some sample pages!!

September 20th - via:
Help get to 50% and I'll share out some sample pages!!  (Read More)

Incredible start!!! Thank you to everyone who has pledged so far!

September 20th - via:
Sorry for the quick announcement this morning. When I saw the email from Kickstarter approving the project, I wanted to get it going ASAP! Thank you for your ongoing support of the series! I'm excited to get these 2 books out to you!  (Read More)

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