The Pen is Mightier Dept.
I promised to let everybody know where they can order one of the sculpted Sherlock Holmes pens that were created based on an illustration of Holmes that I did for voice artist extraordinaire David Ian Davies as “cover art” for his complete collection of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Holmes “Canon” audiobooks. Well the pen is finally available and you can order it at David’s website directly from this page. Unfortunately for some odd reason the page does not open correctly when using a Mac, either with Safari or Firefox (at least not for me), so you’ll need to use a Windows PC browser if you want to get one of these pens. They sell for $12.95 plus shipping and come gift boxed.
While you are at it, if you have any interest in Conan Doyle’s Holmes stories, you cannot do better than David’s audiobooks. He does all the voices and it sounds like a full company of actors, each with a distinctive personality and voice. Amazing. His Dr. Watson is particularly fantastic. Check them out on Audible.com.
Usual Panel of Idiots Dept.
Thanks to the mysterious DD of MadMublings.com for these great links to videos of the San Diego Comic Con’s MAD pnael discussion, moderated by Mark Evanier and featuring Al Jaffee, Sergio Aragon?¬©s, Al Feldstein and Arnie Kogen.
Wish I could have been there.
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