Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Envelope art at Drawn & Quarterly blog

Click here to see the envelope art that publisher Drawn & Quarterly received, featuring Dan Clowes' Wilson.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Peanuts FDC to be auctioned

Schulz first day cover expected to fetch £1,000 at auction
A first day cover signed by Charles Schulz featuring an original, hand drawn sketch of Snoopy is expected to fetch as much as £1,000 at auction next month.

Schulz first day cover expected to fetch £1,000 at auction
August 27 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

Another article on Beetle stamp ceremony

There's a bit of revisionism by the Post Office in this article - Mort Walker spent a long time lobbying the Post Office to do the stamps, not the other way around as is implied.

Beetle Bailey stamp ships off to MU
BY Megan Cassidy
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Monday, August 16, 2010

Ryan Claytor on a cool First Day Cover collection

Cartoonist Ryan Claytor's touring the east coast, and here's his blog report on a really neat idea for a comics and cartoon collection.

Ray Robinson's Comic FDC site
is new to me, but I'll put up a permanent link to it as well. Here's a link to his version of Ryan's signing.

This really is a great idea.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Complete Calvin and Hobbes' contest

UComics is running a contest to win a complete Calvin and Hobbes. You need to send them a postcard with a Sunday Funnies stamp on it to enter. The contest ends August 31.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Technical info on Sunday Funnies stamps

Mactac supplies PS materials for comic strip stamps
 5th August 2010

Monday, August 2, 2010

Calvin and Hobbes letter and envelope online

Here's a Calvin and Hobbes letter and envelope online