was a popular satirical cartoon strip about military life that ran from
1987-1991. Inspired by a crack of lightning during a company ruck march in
backwoods of North Carolina.
was brought to life and boldly marched onto the pages of The Paraglide in 1987.
The name G.I. Bill is a play-on-words. A combination of the revamped Montgomery
GI Bill of 1984, combined with a nostalgic nod to the Kung Fu Grip era of G.I.
Joe’s of the 1970’s.
character, G.I. Bill, is portrayed as the nameless private who has volunteered
for military service to pay for college and now must learn to embrace the
indignities of army life to achieve his goals.
190 pages, Tim Wallace (Author, Editor, Illustrator)]