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Conceptual designs and a discussion around the G.I.Joe®: A Real American Hero™ brand 1982-1994.
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    -1 Custom Bookmark

    Your $5 pledge will earn you a custom Joe bookmark to use in any of your favorite books! If you have already pledged towards the book or another reward, just add $5.00 to your order.

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    Pledge $40 or more About $40

    ONE BOOK:

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.

    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!

    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

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    ONE BOOK & ONE PRINT:

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.

    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!

    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    Have a favorite character or vehicle?

    - Receive 1 print of a page spread** featuring the character or vehicle from Volume 1. Please see the list of characters and vehicles to the left. This print will be printed on 100# paper and shipped in a mailer tube.

    ** A page spread is considered a side by side layout. This reward is for 1 of these side by side layouts.

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    Pledge $65 or more About $65

    ONE BOOK & MOCK UP FLAGG POSTER:

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.

    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!

    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    - A 24”X36” poster will be available featuring a mockup design of the U.S.S. Flagg. When comparing this to the original product design, there are significant differences. Some to note include: the image of the children playing with the Flagg, the lack of detail in the jets and hull, and placement of characters, jets, the jets trailer, and the tow vehicle.

    The Flagg poster will be printed for this Kickstarter campaign only!!

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    Pledge $76 or more About $76

    ONE BOOK & TWO PRINTS:

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.

    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!

    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    Have a favorite character or vehicle?

    -Receive 2 prints of 2 separate page spreads** featuring a character(s) or vehicle(s) from Volume 1. Please see the list of characters and vehicles to the left. This print will be printed on 100# paper and shipped in a mailer tube.

    ** A page spread is considered a side by side layout. There are instances where a figure or vehicle may be more than 2 pages and would be considered as 2 separate page spreads. An example is the U.S.S. Flagg. It is made up of 4 pages, which is considered 2 separate page spreads. This reward is for 2 of these side by side layouts.

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    Pledge $85 or more About $85

    ONE BOOK & THREE PRINTS:

    -One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.

    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!

    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    Have a favorite character or vehicle?

    -Receive 3 prints of 3 separate page spreads** featuring a character(s) or vehicle(s) from Volume 1. Please see the list of characters and vehicles to the left. This print will be printed on 100# paper and shipped in a mailer tube.

    ** A page spread is considered a side by side layout. There are instances where a figure or vehicle may be more than 2 pages and would be considered as 2 separate page spreads. An example is the U.S.S. Flagg. It is made up of 4 pages, which is considered 2 separate page spreads. This reward is for 3 of these side by side layouts.

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    Pledge $88 or more About $88

    ONE BOOK & FOUR PRINTS:

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.

    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!

    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    Have a favorite character or vehicle?

    - Receive 4 prints of 4 separate page spreads** featuring a character(s) or vehicle(s) from Volume 1. Please see the list of characters and vehicles to the left. This print will be printed on 100# paper and shipped in a mailer tube.

    ** A page spread is considered a side by side layout. There are instances where a figure or vehicle may be more than 2 pages and would be considered as 2 separate page spreads. An example is the U.S.S. Flagg. It is made up of 4 pages, which is considered 2 separate page spreads. This reward is for 4 of these side by side layouts.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    ONE BOOK, FOUR PRINTS, & MOCK UP FLAGG POSTER!!!

    -One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.

    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!

    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    -A 24”X36” poster will be available featuring a mockup design of the U.S.S. Flagg. When comparing this to the original product design, there are significant differences. Some to note include: the image of the children playing with the Flagg, the lack of detail in the jets and hull, and placement of characters, jets, the jets trailer, and the tow vehicle.

    The Flagg poster will be printed for this Kickstarter campaign only!!

    Have a favorite character or vehicle?

    - Receive 4 prints of 4 separate page spreads** featuring a character(s) or vehicle(s) from Volume 1. Please see the list of characters and vehicles to the left. This print will be printed on 100# paper and shipped in a mailer tube.

    ** A page spread is considered a side by side layout. There are instances where a figure or vehicle may be more than 2 pages and would be considered as 2 separate page spreads. An example is the U.S.S. Flagg. It is made up of 4 pages, which is considered 2 separate page spreads. This reward is for 4 of these side by side layouts.

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    Pledge $400 or more About $400

    ONE BOOK & COMMISSIONED B&W RENDERING BY FORMER G.I.JOE DESIGNER, MARK PENNINGTON!

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.
    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!
    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    -Mark Pennington B&W commissioned piece:

    This reward is for 1 commissioned black and white tight rendering of any character from any Universe, not specifically G.I.Joe®, on 11” X 17” illustration board. Once the Kickstarter is over, you will receive a message asking which character you would like completed by Mark Pennington. Steel City Publishing, LLC will pass on the information to Mark. If Mark has additional questions at that time, your email address will be forwarded to him for further communication. To avoid any conflict with any of his already contracted work and to allow him time to complete these designs, Mark has agreed to have this rendering completed no later than March 1, 2016.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    ONE BOOK & A CUSTOM PAIR OF SHOES!!

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.
    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!
    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    -Custom Shoe Designer, Jon Trevor, has agreed to do a custom design pair of shoes for this reward. The shoes must be shipped to Jon by the person pledging and must either be new or fairly new for Jon to work on them properly. Jon has agreed to do up to 3 colors and any design work you want done on the shoe itself , 1 set of custom patches, and 1 set of laces for this reward. (Please see sample image in update section or via Facebook) Following the Kickstarter, you will be placed in touch with Jon explaining what concept or design you have in mind. If your idea or concept exceeds the 3 color limit and will require additional work on Jon’s part, this is something you and Jon will work amongst yourselves outside of this Kickstarter. All shoes will be completed by February 1, 2016.

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    Pledge $600 or more About $600

    ONE BOOK & COMMISSIONED COLOR RENDERING BY FORMER G.I.JOE DESIGNER, MARK PENNINGTON!

    - One copy of ‘3.75 Inch Joe: The Special Forces Team that forged an American Hero (Volume 1)’.
    This first book in the series is a 80 page, 9”X10” library of designs and stories ranging from 1982-1994, including some unproduced concepts!
    This fully colored book will be printed on 100# paper in a Soft Perfect Bind format.

    -Mark Pennington color commissioned piece:

    This reward is for 1 commissioned color rendering of any character from any Universe, not specifically G.I.Joe®, on 11” X 17” illustration board. Once the Kickstarter is over, you will receive a message asking which character you would like completed by Mark Pennington. Steel City Publishing, LLC will pass on the information to Mark. If Mark has additional questions at that time, your email address will be forwarded to him for further communication. To avoid any conflict with any of his already contracted work and to allow him time to complete these designs, Mark has agreed to have this rendering completed no later than March 1, 2016.

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