Saturday, February 12, 2011

Mark Doeffinger's JD Salinger cartoon stamp

Mark Doeffinger writes in:

While I was reading a review of a new biography of J.D. Salinger this morning, the attached cartoon popped into my head. So I drew it this afternoon.


Thanks, Mark!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

2011 Israel stamp features cartoon character

Ofer B reports on a new Israeli stamp of interest coming out on February 7th:


The tail of the stamp has "Chamudi" (the HMO's current mascot) on it. "Chamudi" is a comic-strip character created by Daniela London-Dekel and published for a long time by Ha'aretz weekly supplement. It moved to "Yedioth Achronot" newspaper about three years ago. It is also the HMO service's mascot for roughly five years now.

Here is a link to a good strip published at Ha'aretz a while back: