Comic Strip Classics, U.S. Postal Service sheet of stamps,
featuring Dagwood Bumstead with makings for a Dagwood sandwich balanced precariously on his extended arms,
heading a block of stamps representing the main characters of 20 comic strips:
The Yellow Kid (a young boy in a yellow nightgown rides a brown dog, holding onto the dog's ears),
Katzenjammer Kids (a white goat chews books from a shelf, the Captain and the Inspector run into the room, and the two boys, Hans and Fritz, kneel and say 'A good book should be well digested'),
Little Nemo in Slumberland (a young boy in a yellow nightgown is fallen out of bed and onto the floor with his hair dishevelled and his legs out),
Bringing Up Father (Jiggs, a short man in top hat, tails, and cigar sticking out the side of his mouth, takes the arms of two much taller women, his wife, Maggie, and their daughter, Nora),
Krazy Kat (Ignatz the mouse throws a brick at Krazy Kat, a black cat with a pink face),
Rube Goldberg’s Inventions (a man sits at a table eating soup with an elaborate mechanism strapped to his head to cause a napkin to wipe his chin),
Toonerville Folks (the Skipper, a white-bearded conductor on an electric trolly, throws out an anchor to help pull the trolly up Homan’s Hill),
Gasoline Alley (Walt drives with young Skeezix on a country road in an old two-seat convertable car, bags packed on the running board),
Barney Google (Barney leads his horse, Spark Plug, covered in a ragged yellow blanket),
Little Orphan Annie (Annie in a red dress and on her knees huggs her orange dog, Sandy),
Thimble Theater staring Popeye (Popeye swings his fist and 'USA 32' is displayed in the impact),
Blondie (Blondie watches Dagwood as he collides into Mr. Beasley, the mailman, mail flying into the air),
Dick Tracy (Tracy, wearing a black suit and yellow hat, checks his two-way wrist TV),
Alley Opp (Alley Oop rides on the neck of his purple pet dinosaur, Dinny, wearing a fur loincloth and holding a stone axe),
Nancy (Nancy and her friend Sluggo walk on a sidewalk, each with an ice-cream cone),
Flash Gordon (Gordon, with his yellow hair, in a blue shirt, is seen in the video screen of Ming the Merciless wearing a red military suit and helmet),
Li'l Abner (Abner with a small bouque of flowers leans over with his arm around Daisy Mae, in a green blouse and short black skirt sitting on the grass),
Terry and the Pirates (Terry in a jacket and hat of a military pilot with another soldier, the silhouette of a bomber in the background),
Prince Valiant (the prince, his hair shaped like a black helmet and wearing a red cape, has his arm around his love, Aleta, dressed in green, a castle in the background),
Brenda Starr, Reporter (Starr, with orange hair and a green scarf, is reading a newspaper, her fingernails painted red).
Comics
Poems by Tom Sharp

Comics

on this U.S. postage stamp, a young boy in a yellow nightgown rides a brown dog, holding onto the dog’s ears
on this U.S. postage stamp, a white goat chews books from a shelf, the Captain and the Inspector run into the room, and the two boys, Hans and Fritz, kneel and say 'A good book should be well digested'
on this U.S. postage stamp, Little Nemo, a young boy in a yellow nightgown, is fallen out of bed and onto the floor with his hair dishevelled and his legs out
Mutt, a tall man in a blue suit and red hat, talks with Jeff, a short man in top hat and tails
on this U.S. postage stamp, the Skipper, a white-bearded conductor on an electric trolly, throws out an anchor to help pull the trolly up Homan’s Hill
on this U.S. postage stamp, Ignatz the mouse throws a brick at Krazy Kat, a black cat with a pink face
on this U.S. postage stamp, Jiggs, a short man in top hat, tails, and cigar sticking out the side of his mouth, takes the arms of two much taller women, his wife, Maggie, and their daughter, Nora
on this U.S. postage stamp, Walt drives with young Skeezix on a country road in an old two-seat convertable car, bags packed on the running board
on this U.S. postage stamp, Popeye swings his fist and 'USA 32' is displayed in the impact
on this U.S. postage stamp, Barney Google leads his horse, Spark Plug, covered in a ragged yellow blanket
on this U.S. postage stamp, Annie, in a red dress and on her knees, huggs her orange dog, Sandy
on this U.S. postage stamp, a man sits at a table eating soup with an elaborate mechanism strapped to his head to cause a napkin to wipe his chin
Tintin, a lad of 14 or 15 with blonde hair, runs on a dirt road with his white fox terrier, Snowy
on this U.S. postage stamp, Blondie watches Dagwood as he collides into Mr. Beasley, the mailman, mail flying into the air
on this U.S. postage stamp, Dick Tracy, wearing a black suit and yellow hat, checks his two-way wrist TV
on this U.S. postage stamp, Alley Oop rides on the neck of his purple pet dinosaur, Dinny, wearing a fur loincloth and holding a stone axe
on this U.S. postage stamp, Flash Gordon, with his yellow hair, in a blue shirt, is seen in the video screen of Ming the Merciless wearing a red military suit and helmet
on this U.S. postage stamp, Li”l Abner with a small bouque of flowers leans over with his arm around Daisy Mae, in a green blouse and short black skirt sitting on the grass
on this U.S. postage stamp, Terry in a jacket and hat of a military pilot with another soldier, the silhouette of a bomber in the background
on this U.S. postage stamp, Prince Valiant, his hair shaped like a black helmet and wearing a red cape, has his arm around his love, Aleta, dressed in green, a castle in the background
on this U.S. postage stamp, Nancy and her friend Sluggo walk on a sidewalk, each with an ice-cream cone
on this U.S. postage stamp, Brenda Starr, Reporter, with orange hair and a green scarf, is reading a newspaper, her fingernails painted red
Pogo the possum lies on the grass with his head on a log, and plays a banjo with his toes as he reads a musical score
the Peanuts characters (Franklin, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty, and Sally) raise Snoopie and Charlie Brown on their shoulders
Zippy the Pinhead puts the fingers of his right hand and his topknot out of a circle
Calvin, a six-year-old boy, and Hobbes, his tiger, fly from a red wagon that has launched over water from the end of of a pier. Calvin joyfully holds an open umbrella and is tied to the wagon by a rope around his waist.
Fellini, a black cat with a white face and paws, follows Henrietta, a small girl wearing a short light-blue dress and reading an orange book.
On the cul de sac, Alice rides her tricycle, Dill pushes a shopping cart, Beni watches, Petey trudges on the sidewalk carrying his backpack, Peter Otterloop leaves in his tiny car, and Madeline Otterloop arrives in her SUV.