Hi Dave --
Wanted to send a 'thank you'...my Artist's Editions of "Literature" and "Drive" arrived today to much excitement [I may or may not have been compulsively refreshing the shipping status page once I saw it had shipped]. You should have heard the "squee!" when I saw I had number 2 of "Literature"...thank you!!
With these two latest, I now have all 11 of your books in my collection [plus two originals and two sketches you did for me [way-back-when at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco]. I've attached a picture I took for myself and for insurance purposes...my Kellett Collection, all in one place.
Thanks, Stacey! This is pretty dang cool!
Wow, how did she do that?
I have been looking on ebay for quite some time but haven't found much yet.
Although it's fully understandable that nobody is selling ... ;-)
@Cipressa: yay, I'm not the only one!! High-five, fellow fan!
@peter2: I didn't start out to collect it, it just kind of happened...bought the first few books because I liked the comic, then saw that Dave was going to be in San Francisco [at the Cartoon Art Museum] and he was awesome enough to sign those and make the two sketches. After that, I tried hard for the Artist Editions whenever they were available, and managed to snag originals of a couple strips that hit me on a more personal level.
You never know when an interest will turn into a collection [until you put everything in one place, that is]. :^)
By the way, Dave very modestly left out the rest of my email to him:
"Thank you for sharing the fun all these years...I really love how you put yourself out there for us with the awesome public appearances, the Artist's Editions [which must be exhausting to do], the webcasts of your working sessions, the website, the blogposts, the forum, and the thousands of other ways you make us a part of your work and your world.
A virtual high-five, Baron Kellett...many thanks."
Seriously, Dave...you rock.