Ask Maridee

Today's Unshelved Book Club is brought to us by guest cartoonists Scott and Georgia Ball of Ask Maridee. Maridee is a charming young woman whose level of self-absorption is put to shame by her friends and coworkers. The Balls, a married couple, are trained animators. Georgia does the writing and coloring, Scott does the illustration, and they both make me sick with how talented they are. Our thanks for this great guest strip.

We experimented with guests for the weekday strips last year. It was fun seeing our characters through the different eyes, but we got a lot of feedback from folks who were downright confused. I think guest Book Clubs work a lot better, and have the bonus attribute of introducing both a new book and a new comic strip. I'm looking forward to publishing more of these. Let us know what you think.

Our next appearances


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)

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