Get GI Joburg to JoeCon 2018

$4,860 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 54 people in 5 months

GI Joburg is the code-name for South Africa's
biggest GI Joe action figure fans - a trio of friends called Paul, Rob and Steve.

In 2011 they started a podcast of the same name where the three recorded their varied discussions of GI Joe.

You can have a listen here: Our Podcast (Gijoburg)

Six years and over a hundred episodes later, they've added a Californian named Cujo into the mix, started a YouTube channel and naturally you can find them on both Facebook and Twitter.

Here's our 

YouTube:    Gi Joburg on Youtube;
Facebook:  Gijoburg facebook
Twitter:      @gijoburg

Being based in South Africa does have its drawbacks however... Paul, Rob and Steve have never been able to attend the biggest event on the GI Joe collectors' calendar: the annual GI Joe Convention. And the word on the street is that 2018's convention in Chattanooga Tennessee will be the last of its kind. This literally is the last chance to attend, and the boys are doing everything in their power to make this dream trip a reality. 

the boys going nuts in Cobra convergence episode 2 

Of course it is a massive financial undertaking and one that the boys are going to ask their friends and fans from around the world to help with. They've recieved many generous contributions from the community before, from toys to customs to graphic novels and comics; and for that they are truly grateful. But now with this Go Fund Me initiative, GI Joburg is making it easy for any casual fan who had an interest in the growth of this project to contribute. 

And no contribution is too small! Every Dollar donated is a Dollar closer to realizing this dream. But since GI Joburg boasts a pair of talented artists, they've decided to work in some incentives as our way of saying thank you!


$10.00 Steel Brigade

Every little bit helps! Thanks soldier.

$20.00  Infantry

Signed GI Joburg Art Print 

An exclusive SIGNED original GI Joburg GI Joe art print featuring art by Paul, Cujo or photography by the GI Joburg team.

$50  Heavy Infantry

Signed Print Triple Treat

Any 3 exclusive SIGNED original GI Joburg GI Joe art print featuring art by Paul or Cujo.

Please specify print styles!

$50  First Shirt GI Joburg Mens or Ladies T- Shirt 

An exclusive GI Joburg Fan Shirt featuring stellar original artwork to commemorate this awesome moment in GI Joburg's  history.  

These T's are exclusive only to this Joefund Me Campaign 

Please Specify:

Mens or Ladies shirts;
Shirt size S,M,L,XL,XXL;

Shirt design. 

$75.00 Warrant Officer Double Shirt
2 X GI Joburg Art T-Shirts

What's better than one of our exclusive shirts?

Two of course! Select two design sessions of your choice!

Please Specify:
Mens or Ladies shirts;
Shirt size S,M,L,XL,XXL;

Shirt design. 

$80.00 Ninja Commando

GI Joburg Original Art commission 

Your chance to own an exclusive hand drawn artwork by either Cujo or Paul.

Choose a Joe or Cobra for either a digital or traditional medium artwork.

Traditional Art will be done on archival quality bristol board paper.

Pencilled and/or Inked.

Digital commissions will be delivered digitally to an email address of your choosing and will be rendered in a print quality size and resolution.

When ordering:
Please specify 

1 Character either digital/traditional 

and we can even use your email address to add you to livestream of the artwork being produced!

$100 GI Joburg Conqueror 

Fully Armed  BUNDLE 

x2 Shirts+Sketch Commission

Or x3 Shirts of your choice

Your choice of 2 shirts and an artwork commission or getting 3 shirts of your choice.

Please Specify:

Mens or Ladies shirts;
Shirt size S,M,L,XL,XXL;

Shirt design. 

Please use Print code for print orders.

Please use shirt code for shirt orders.


We are also creating content for a Journey to Joecon documentary. 

This will be done to commemorate the occasion, and also serve as a lasting "thank you" to all our generous supporters!


Please Note 

Sketch commissions will only be sent out once the team makes it to Joecon 2018.

Prints will be available once campaign ended 
and will only be Signed at Joecon 


T-shirts will be done in batches.


 These considerations are made to keep costs of the campaign low. 

Once again, thank you for your support! With your help we can achieve the crowning goal of our hobby!



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Hey everyone!

Just wanted to make sure everyone let's us know what they want with regards to the rewards tiers.

We sent out an email on 03 March, and about a third of people responded, much appreciated, but we need to know exact sizes and designs regarding shirts and other rewards so we can get cracking on those.

So, if you have not indicated on here, or via email (maybe check your spam folder), please let us know particulars of what you want. To those who have already let us know, you don't have to let us know again: we've captured your info in a very complex spreadsheet. Raptor would be proud of us. :)

Hope y'all are having a good day. And thanks so much again for helping us get to JoeCon!
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Two months and some change and three South African boys venture out on the journey of a lifetime! We're well past the 60% mark on our funding with two months and some change left on the clock. Once again we'd just like to send a huge thanks to everyone who has helped us to this point. What an outstanding community of generous fans of GI Joe we've managed to surround ourselves with. Who knew our little "fireside chat" podcast and silly videos on YouTube could help us achieve such a lofty goal as putting THREE FRIENDS on a pilgrimage to GI Joe Mecca?! Be sure to watch this space! If you're a sharer, share! And keep refreshing your podcast app and YouTube subscription! We've got some goodies coming out this week. Here's a shot on location of "Atlantis Factor Part IV"!
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Get GI Joburg to JoeCon 2018 has reached 51% of its goal! Pinch me, I'm dreaming! We are so darn grateful to each and every one of you for helping us to this point. It's a little overwhelming, guys. Heck, it's A LOT overwhelming. To those of you we'll see at the Con, I'm sure we will hang out and have a great time. And those of you who can't make it; be assured you'll be able to experience it vicariously thru our podcasts and videos!

Big love from South Africa,
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