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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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Mar 16 Dayton, TN
Bryan College Library, 2nd floor (open to public)
7pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Mar 27-29 Seattle, WA
Emerald City Comic Con
Booth 211 (Gene, Bill, & Jana)

Aprli 9 Houston, TX
Freed-Montrose Branch
5:30pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Apr 12 Austin, TX
Austin Public Library
1pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Apr 14-17 Austin, TX
Texas Library Association conference
Booth 2152 (Gene & Bill)

Apr 18 DeSoto, TX
Best Southwest Book Festival
2:30 Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Apr 24 Omaha, NE
Omaha Public Library staff
Talk (Gene & Bill)

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