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Unshelved strip for 1/13/2014

Happy Birthday Bill

Today is my birthday and, as is our tradition, we switched roles: I wrote the strip and Gene drew it. He seems to draw the strip differently every year. Can you guess how he did it this year? Tweet your guess to @unshelfeed with the hashtag #ambaumdraws and the first person to guess correctly wins a custom Gene Ambaum drawing made with the same technique. It's a very special birthday present from him to you. Wait a second, how did I get left out of that?

UPDATE: Heather Moffett @Muppers77 is the winner! I drew this on Bounty Quilted Napkins with a felt tip pen, photographed it, and then colored it on an iPad 3 using the Bamboo Paper app's watercolor brush.

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Our next appearances

May 24 Surprise, AZ Surprise Public LIbrary 2pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

May 29 New York, NY
Book Expo America
10am Room 1E14 See You In The Funny Pages (Gene & Bill)

Jun 25-30 San Francisco, CA
ALA Annual
Booth (TBD)

Jun 28 Las Vegas, NV
Clark County Library
2pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Jun 29 Las Vegas, NV
Sahara West Library
6pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Aug 6 Schaumburg, IL
The Illinois Institute of Art
2pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Aug 7 Coal City, IL Three Rivers Public Library staff
Talk (Gene & Bill)

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