We just received another donation. We get a few of these a week, and I'm always grateful for anything that puts us closer to the path of cartooning self-sufficiency. Donations are pretty amazing, because they're just that - gifts. No strings attached, nothing in return except presumably the quality library humor we produce every day.
And yet I wish people would buy stuff. Not because we make more money, because the margin on a piece of merchandise is often about the same as a typical donation. But because when someone buys something there is the chance of spreading the word. A book that is lent out, or a t-shirt that is worn in public.
Of course a donation might make us the same amount of money as a purchase but it costs the payer a lot less. So clearly it's not an apples-to-apples comparison. Still, if you were thinking you'd like to support our little enterprise, think about buying something. Or, you know, just send money. That's good too.
October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)
November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)
November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)
Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)
March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)
April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)
June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)
Check out our Full Schedule