Aug 28, 2007
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1918! I meant 1918!

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 07:56 PM

I goofed.

I thought I was bein' all clever with my reference to the Spanish Flu Pandemic from the early-20th century...and then I go and call it the "1911 Spanish Flu".

As dozens of historians have reminded me by e-mail, it actually reached it's height in 1918.

And thus, I once again learn that cartooning is the art of making 50,000 people laugh and enjoy themselves...and making 50 people kick into OCD-mode over their particular area of specialization.


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Read Responsibly

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 11:30 AM

I have been remiss in my duties as a cartoonist. In the midst of all the hubbub regarding the new Sheldon book goin' on sale, I forgot to mention the new Unshelved book, Read Responsibly.

Unlike past Unshelved books, this excellent collection of strips features 100% more book introductions by me! (...which, to be frank, probably lessens the book somewhat.)

You remember Unshelved, of course, from the now-infamous Sheldon/Unshelved "Coffee Cup Lid Challenge"! Well, here's your chance to dive into the Unshelved world! Pick up a copy, and see why tens of thousands of folks follow the strip every day. Snag your copy over at the Unshelved store.

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