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Re: The signature file/My two kopins
Can we submit a little comic strip?
Uh, comic strips are for the Mulch web site.
Eric Chun wrote:
> Hi guys/grrls!
> >ME: Just out of curiosity...what is the appeal
> >of a signed set of comics? Do you think it
> >will make the books more valuable for resale
> >at some point in the future? Do you just think
> >it makes the books more special?
> I often ask for signatures at comic conventions,
> from artists/writers that I like (which is not
> many...). I keep a few, and give most of them away
> to people who I think would like them.
> This time around, at the SDCC, I got 4 signatures
> from Patrick McDonnell (carried 2 of my books on the
> plane with me to get signed 'cause "Mutts" is one
> of my favorite comic strips -- it's absolutely
> brilliant, and purchased 2 more books from Bud
> Plant to give away to 2 of my friends). Stan
> asked me if I wanted a Usagi poster (I said "sure"),
> which he signed without my asking. I gave it to
> my friend who was stuck working in the Nostalgia
> Zone booth. Purchased a 3-D book from Sergio for
> the Fan Pic III prize, which he signed and sketched
> without my asking. Then, he asked me if I had the
> new promo card (which I didn't and hadn't even seen
> yet), which he then whipped out of his briefcase
> and signed without my asking.
> Oh yeah, keep forgetting to post that Fan Pic III
> starts now.
> The rules:
> 1. No cheating.
> 2. Any kind of picture is o.k. I thought modeling
> figures in clay (like Dan Cooper), then taking a
> picture of it was really neat. Also, writing a
> story with the picture (like Bubble) is o.k., too.
> 3. There's only one prize, a 3-D book. It was the
> last one that Sergio had on his table. It's new.
> Purchased it from Sergio.
> The 3-D glasses are still attached to the book.
> Sergio drew a sketch on the 1st page of himself
> wearing 3-D glasses (one side colored blue and
> the other side colored red) and writing "Aragones
> 99" in 3-D (in blue and red pencil).
> If you win, the prize is yours! You can keep it,
> give it away, or sell it on Ebay. (I won't get
> 4. No cheating. Oh wait -- already said that ...
> 5. Email a scan to me (firstname.lastname@example.org), and
> I'll post it on my web site. The scan has to
> be in jpg or gif format, and less than 1Meg
> (or else hotmail can't handle it). Or, you
> can post it on a web site, and I'll download
> it. If you don't have a scanner, you can
> snail mail it to me and I'll scan it. But,
> in this case, your picture can only be black
> and white ('cause I can't scan color too
> well with my scanner).
> 6. You are not required to live in Sweden, the
> capital of Norway, to win. Although, from the
> last 2 fan pic contests, it may help ...
> 7. Uh, what else ... Hmm ... I guess the contest
> has gotta end sometime, sooo how about at the
> end of September (Sept. 30)?
> 8. Have fun.
> See you.
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