G.I. Joe has been the title of comic strips and comic books in every decade since 1942. As a licensed property by Hasbro, G.I. Joe comics have been released from 1967 to present, with only two interruptions longer than a year (1977–1981, 1997–2000).
1941 in comics - debut: Penguin, Sad Sack, Jean Valhardi, Plastic Man, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Gordo; appearance: Pogo Possum in Animal Comics; published: Captain America Comics #1 1942 in comics - debut: Two-Face , The Pie-face Prince of Pretzelburg , Archie Comics