Read the whole strip here!
The Amazon link goes to Monkey Nuts instead of Vern and Lettuce - also a FINE BOOK! - but here's the working link.
You might have read the writer and illustrator Philip Reeve's somewhat pessimistic blog post about the future of the book. When I read it, I was about to write a comment, but then I realised I had no way of knowing where the book would be in 40 years or so. So I decided to wait 40 years and then send him a letter about how books are all the rage now. I dashed it off, it's just a bit of fun, but Philip's posted the whole thing over here on his blog:
Click here to see the whole letter
Just a couple other things: Someone's made a LEGO version of the Cutty Sark clipper ship! (The Cutty Sark is one of my oldest clients. Before the fire, I used to be Ship's Illustrator! (There's a rather long story in that.) I hear that restoration work's progressing well.
And I'm bookmarking this link to The British Postal Museum & Archive. So many lovely stamps, posters, cards, envelopes and photos to trawl through, and I'm such a fan of real letters on paper. My New Year's Resolution at the start of this year was to write more letters, and I made a comic/short story about it that you can read online called Dear David Lasky.