Disaster relief fundraiser

My mother passed away in Texas five years ago tomorrow (August 29). In her memory, I’m running a quick fund-raiser: almost any About Comics products sold and printed by Amazon by the end of tomorrow (and if you order today for immediate delivery, printing by tomorrow is likely), the About Comics profit will be sent to a disaster relief organization. This includes It’s Only a Game by Schulz and Jim Sasseville (whose birthday is today!), the Bridge Mix selection of those strips, and Dear President Johnson, among many other books. The order has to be Amazon selling it, not a third-party seller (if you see “Sold By someone else” over at Buy Now, click on the “13 New from $9.99”-type link, and it will take you to a list that includes Amazon as a seller.) So if you’ve been thinking of ordering any of these books… or a Negro Motorist Green Book, or Mort Drucker’s JFK Coloring Book, or any of many other books, this is the day to do it!

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Things that should not go unsaid, and telling the tales of the times

Back in May 2017, in posting about the way Google book search finds the word “Snoopy” in places where it isn’t actually there, I posted one place it found where it was: this cartoon. Now, I didn’t point out the ultra-Peanutsiness of the fact that it’s not just Mr. Snoopy, …

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Travels with Spike

On our way driving home from the Grand Canyon, we found ourselves passing through Needles, California, and so of course, I couldn’t resist visiting Spike. The statue resides in a Subway sandwich shop. The town is into their relationship to Snoopy’s brother in a number of ways. The adjacent convenience …

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My new license plate frame

Now everywhere I drive is considered a deductible advertising expense, right? RIGHT?? I really wanted to make the top line (heart)PEANUTS? but the build-your-own-frame set had no question marks. Which is a bad thing. Unquestionably. Share this: