I have been a combination of sick and busy since getting back from vacation. Today I am continuing my push to get our retrospective caught up with the current exhibits by posting four more Jigidi puzzles, enjoy!
Wonder Books did not publish any books featuring Harvey characters in 1962. They resumed in 1963 with book 805 “Casper and Wendy” and book 821 “Buzzy the Funny Crow“, both of which have been contributed by Rick Beckham:
I had written back in February about how I had had problems with the new WordPress block editor, Gutenberg, and about how I overcame these problems by changing all my content to “Custom HTML” blocks, with “More” blocks as required. I have now gone back through the 425 posts that make up the Mercheum Blog and made better use of some of the other block types available by default.
I caught a cold while on my vacation, and I am having a terrible time trying to recover from it. I am really excited about the next group of items that Rick Beckham submitted as guest exhibits though, and so here is the first exhibit for October.
Every September 25th is National Comic Book Day! While Free Comic Book Day gets more attention, today is a good day to celebrate a truly American art form. While I am going to miss out on the fun, you should take a moment to read a comic book today!
I use Vistaprint for business cards, both personal and for the Harvey Mercheum, and have been very pleased with their quality. Some day I need to have these cards redone with “https” instead of “http”…
Long before Harvey Comics partnered with PolyGram to produce records, Harvey made their own. With lyrics composed by their own Sid Jacobson along with Jimmy Krondes, performed by “The Comix”, and copyrighted “Harvey Music, Inc.”, the songs were pressed into 45rpm records copyrighted “Harvey Records, Inc.” There were ads in the comic books you could cut the coupon out of and mail away for a set of five records (one song each side, so ten songs total), you can see one here.