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After Action Report: G.I. Joe Comic Guide Book Volume #2

A project in Moab, UT by Josh Eggebeen

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AAR Volume #2 - The Devil's Due Era 2001-2008 + More - A G.I. Joe A Real American Hero (ARAH) Comic Collecting Guide Book & Checklist
Backers: 251
Average Pledge Per Backer: $82

Funded: $20,673 of $7,000
Dates: May 20th -> Jul 6th (47 days)
Project By: Josh Eggebeen
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Latest News

Under 5 hrs left the Final 20k stretch goal was reached a Bookmark for a book

July 6th - via:
We made it. Fully funded.  All stretch goals Reached.  If your reading this After Action Report Volume #2 is closed.  Later in the year the book will be for sale on the website without the stretch goals just to buy #1 & #2. And so here is a... (Read More)

Stretch #5 Reached all Prints available

July 5th - via:
18,000k Goal Reached with 12 hrs to go the 8x11 Virgin Print of Josh Blaylock every backer gets one 8x11 virgin cover print  (Read More)

Stretch Goal #4 reached with 60 hrs left to go

July 3rd - via:
Stretch Goal #4 A black & white with inks sketch of the Volume #2 front cover 8x11 print has been unlocked with just over 2 days left to go. Here is the cover in all its glory. Josh Blaylock's AAR Volume #2 cover sketch  (Read More)

After Action Report "backed" by Adam Riches

July 3rd - via:
The back cover is finished! Tim Seeley art with a fresh coat of "paint" by Adam Riches. Check it out.  (Read More)

Final reveal of Kickstarter & Joefest Exclusive Ashcans

July 2nd - via:
As a pledge for $15 a backer can get any Ashcan. (For Volume #1 this was stretch goal). Volume #2 u can only get them with pledges for a book + Ashcan. So change your pledge before the Kickstarter ends to get these Ashcans.  Ashcans are 8 1/2 x 5... (Read More)

Joefest AAR Wrap Up

June 28th - via:
Hello All, Joefest 2022 is complete, Roger and Josh are back to working on getting Volume #2 finalized and complete for sending to the printers. (after a night of rest to recover from Joefest for Josh & for Roger as his strength recovers and... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3 Reached with less then 10 days left

June 28th - via:
STRETCH GOAL #3 has been reached at $16,000 with less then 10 days to go. What you see in the picture below is the Vol1 Field Manual.  The inside contents are the checklist that is contained in the actual vol1.  It is converted to fit into a 10... (Read More)

Stretch Goals #1 & 2 have been reached with 15 days to go.

June 21st - via:
Stretch Goal #1 $13,000 The Back Cover artwork created by Tim Seeley with coloring by Adam Riches was reached near the beginning of June. Stretch Goal #2 $15,0000 AAR Dog Tags reached June 20th. The Back artwork benefits the look of book... (Read More)

AAR at Joefest

June 15th - via:
Hello All. Look for booth #149 AAR author Josh Eggebeen will be attending Joefest in Augusta, GA June 24th to 26th. Booth #149. Volume #1 will be available to purchase in hand, the Volume #2 Kickstarter will still be running, we will have a free give... (Read More)

You've waited long enough . . . So here is our Josh Blaylock cover for Volume 2!

June 12th - via:
Here we present, in glorious full color, the 1st G.I. Joe cover produced by Devil's Due Publishing in 15  years, with art by the man himself: Josh Blaylock. This image will also be available as a mini poster. Sorry for the delay getting this out. As... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 & #2 reveal information

June 9th - via:
As of this update we are super close to Stretch Goal #1 which is the back cover art by Tim Seeley. This artwork will be revealed very soon. So Stretch Goal #2 DOG TAGS. What GIJoe soldier would not have these to wear into the rabbit hole of comic... (Read More)

Podcast appearances Order of Battle & Star Joes

June 1st - via:
Roger & Josh have appeared for Volume #2 (and Volume #1) on two podcasts the first Order of Battle & second Starjoes.  We talk about the books,  tell some good stories not included here on making both Vol#1 & Vol#2.  And have good... (Read More)

Stretch Goals have arrived

May 31st - via:
WE ARE FUNDED!!!! HERE ARE THE STRETCH GOALS!!! $13,000 The Back Cover artwork done by Tim Seeley  (Artwork TBD) ------------------------------------------------------ $15,000 AAR Dog tags ------------------------------------------------------... (Read More)

We Funded faster then we expected!!

May 25th - via:
Hello ALL. Thank you for getting us to goal so fast.  In 48 hrs in fact. Vol1 took 3 weeks.  So to give u a heads up we have stretch goals. But are reviewing them based on the speedy 100% funding. We will announce them soon.  U all rock  (Read More)

After Action Report - FUNDED in 2 days!!!!

May 23rd - via:
Talk about a great start to a Kickstarter.  Volume 1 was funded right at the end. We were a new, unknown project, but we funded just under the wire. I guess our work speaks for itself, because Volume 2 didn't have that problem. We reached 100%... (Read More)

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