...and I've finished the latest round of transcriptions for the He-Man DVD set! Whew! Thank goodness there were only three interviews to do this time around! As nice as it is to get a little extra money, it's always nice to finish up.
Anyway... got some eBay auctions closing tonight, but I'd imagine few, if any of you readers will read this until after they close! I will be putting up new items either tonight or tomorrow night, and those will include the posters that didn't sell before, some Beatles posters, the Doc Savage and Avengers prints I've mentioned before... as well as some Godzilla mini keychains and a pair of Batman luggage tags! I'm also considering putting up a pair of turn-of-the-century George & Martha Washington bud vases, but given there are two similar items up for sale with zero bids (and the starting bid is well below what a rep from the Antique Road Show told me they were "worth" -- bearing in mind, of course, that an item is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it), I may hold off on that.
So, this afternoon, while I was finishing up transcribing, Jessi's been at a friend's garage sale... her neighborhood is having a neighborhood garage sale, and she offered to sell some of our stuff there. I'm heading over there at 4 to help pack up what doesn't sell. We may still end up having one final sale here ourselves before hauling stuff off to Goodwill.
In other news... I was doing a bit of websurfing during a break last night, and hit the Mighty Crusaders Network page, and checked out their "Who's Who" section... and imagine my surprise when I saw that a drawing I'd done of the Hangman for the late MightyMLJ.com website was being used there, without a credit to me! Well, I shot off an email to Rik Offenberger, the creator of the website, and learned from him that Brad Cobb, the originator of MightyMLJ, had passed on the site to Rik, and Rik apparently wasn't completely aware of the agreement Brad and I had.
So all will be fixed by Saturday night, with my credit properly restored... plus Rik is adding a gallery of the other art I'd done for Mighty MLJ to the site! So if you're a fan of the Archie super-heroes, do yourself a favor and check it out!
Elsewhere... I saw on Mark Evanier's website, News From Me, that he's going to be working with June Foray on her long-awaited biography, and would soon be advertising for a transcriber. Even though he hasn't officially asked yet, I figured I'd toss my hat into the ring, so to speak... get my foot in the proverbial door. I've done a few transcripts for Mark in the past, so I'm hoping that'll give me an edge! Of course, as with the He-Man transcripts, I'm sure I won't be allowed to say anything about what is being transcribed... but if I get the gig, I'll let you know on this page, and if the deadline for turnaround isn't too tight, I may still be able to post here, instead of going on hiatus like I'd just done.
Also, I got the latest issue of Charlton Spotlight the other day... Michael Ambrose has done it again, with another fantastic issue, focusing on Pete Morisi, best known for signing his work as "PAM" on books like Peter Cannon... Thunderbolt and Vengeance Squad. You can order the latest issue from him at CharltonSpotlight.com... and if you're as big a Charlton fan as I am, you won't be disappointed!
I just realized I didn't say anything about last week's JLU episode, "The Clash," which featured Captain Marvel! Well, I think it rocked, and I'd love to see the same creative people do a weekly Shazam series! Tonight's episode, which will feature the Question among other characters should also be a good one. What can I say? JLU rarely disappoints!
Hmmm... I also need to get caught up on mini-comics reviews again... and I may do them tonight or tomorrow sometime.
Weight Watchers this morning was an awesome meeting... because my total weight loss is now up to 75 lbs, and Jessi's lost 50 lbs! Between us, we've lost as much weight as our next-door-neighbor weighs! We're getting closer and closer to our goal weights, and when we hit it, I'll post "before" and "after" photos. If you have extra weight you can't seem to lose, I can absolutely recommend Weight Watchers! Just follow the program and stick with it, and you'll see results! You can also write me for any tips and recipies I might have.
Finally... I'm hoping to get some more scanning done of 1970s and earlier ads from comic books, and I'll resume those posts soon, among other things!
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