Yesterday, I got a small box in the mail which contained several hundred bookplates for Andrew Farago's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History" book. Andrew had asked me some time ago if I would be willing to sign them, and I agreed. So today I got out my trusty fine-point Sharpie pen, and spent a few hours in my office at Mirage Studios autographing and doing a little Turtle head sketch on each one. I got a bit of a hand cramp, but made it through the whole pile.
Just for the heck of it, I laid them all out on the table in the Mirage lunch room, and took this photo:
The bookplates are on their way now to Kevin Eastman, and then on to Andrew, for their signatures.
I asked Andrew if he could send me a quote to explain what the bookplates were all about, and he got right back to me with the following: