Free Comic Book Day – tomorrow

I’m interrupting your usual Peanuts-y news for a reminder that the first Saturday in May – and as I type this, that’s tomorrow – is Free Comic Book Day. Odds are pretty good that if you walk into a comic book store tomorrow, you’ll be able to walk away with absolutely free comics. The selection and quantity will vary from store to store, but most shops will have at least free AvengersPower RangersDC Superhero GirlsDoctor WhoDisney PrincessRiverdaleTransformers and Pokemon comics, among others. And many will have SimpsonsBob’s BurgersSpider-ManAdventure TimeTank GirlMiraculousNightmare Before ChristmasStar WarsThe Tick, and Street Fighter comics… as well as plenty of comics that haven’t been based on or made transition to movies or TV (yet.)

So go to your local store, get some free comics, take them home and read them…. and if you like them, go back to the store and buy some further issues!

Big Peanuts Kindle sale

Fantagraphics is having a big sale on the digital editions of their books – including all their Peanuts books! Volumes of The Complete Peanuts are $7.99 apiece. Smaller books like Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking, $2.99! If you like your books on your Kindle device, go buy now! Share this:

Sale – Snoopy the Flying Ace Stuffed Animal and  Storybook Set 

The: itty bittys Snoopy the Flying Ace Stuffed Animal and Storybook Set is now for sale at half off from Hallmark’s online store. Share this:

I’m to blame for Schulz forgeries!

EBay is, unsurprisingly, awash in fraud. It gets pulled in many ways, including knock-off items and forgeries. Cartoonist Terry Beatty (currently of the “Rex Morgan” newspaper strip) has been doing a good job of highlighting tracings and fakes being passed off as original drawings by famous cartoonists – and given …