Would you be mine? Could you be mine?
The answer is “yes,” when it comes to stamps for children’s television icon Mister Rogers as the U.S. Postal Service will issue a new stamp featuring him late next month.
It will be formally unveiled at a dedication ceremony on March 23 at WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio in Pittsburgh — an event open to the public — and should go on sale at that time, too. These Forever stamps will cost 50 cents each and will also be commonly collected as sheets. He’ll share the stamp with one of his puppets, King Friday XIII.
Believe it or not, it’s also not his first collectibles appearance.
Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 5.
The box: 2011 Topps American Pie trading cards blaster box
The cost: BlowoutCards.com
What’s inside this one? Keep reading …
Today’s highly anticipated release of the JFK files — the previously classified documents regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 — are sure to be a holiday of sorts for conspiracy theorists and are sure to pique the curiosity of history buffs and presidential-minded people.
But the life of the 35th president has prompted plenty of cardboard appearances over the years, too, far beyond just the tragedy of that November day in Dallas, Texas.
The man behind the mask and the mayor of Quahog has died.
Adam West, best-known as television’s Batman in the 1960s but recently found among those on the Family Guy cast for the last 17 years, had been battling leukemia. He was 88.
“Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans’ lives,” his family said in a statement. “He was and always will be our hero.”