Thursday, September 15, 2011

Norway issues cartoon stamps

Crack cartoonist Ryan Claytor (whose done his own postage at Zazzle) tells me that Jason shows four stamps, including one of his art on his blog at

Also included are Nemi by Lise Myhre, Frode Ă–verli,and Christopher Nielsen.

I need a set of these if anyone's reading up there...

Edward Gorey's illustrated envelopes

The book is Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer.

See this article for more details:

Edward Gorey's Never-Before-Seen Letters and Illustrated Envelopes
by Maria Popova
Brain Pickings September 15 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011

Just because you draw a cartoon character on it...

...doesn't mean that children will flock to your stamp collector's kid, especially if you don't put any cartoon stamps actually in it. Here's the press release and here's the Stanley Gibbons ordering site.