July 7th is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, July 07, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Chocolate Biscuits (c) FreeFoto.com. Photographer: Ian Britton

July 7th is... Comic Book Birthday (1933), Chocolate Day, National Macaroni Day, National Strawberry Sundae Day, Tell the Truth Day, Father-Daughter Take a Walk Together Day, Sliced Bread's Birthday, Global Forgiveness Day.

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages...

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: The DC Comics Encyclopedia, Updated and Expanded Edition, by Michael Teitelbaum (Author), Scott Beatty (Author), Robert Greenburger (Author), Daniel Wallace (Author), Drew Geraci (Illustrator). Publisher: DK ADULT; Revised edition (September 29, 2008)Comic Book Birthday (1933)
-- The first modern comic book was Famous Funnies, released in the US in 1933. It was a reprinting of earlier newspaper humor comic strips. The term comic book comes from American comic books once being a compilation of comic strips. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster introducted Superman in 1938, turning comic books into a major industry, and so began the Golden Age of Comics. Source

Read: The DC Comics Encyclopedia, by Michael Teitelbaum, Scott Beatty, Robert Greenburger, Daniel Wallace, Drew Geraci
-- Created in full collaboration with DC Comics, this easy-to-use A-to-Z guide is the most comprehensive reference book on the DC Comics characters. Packed with information and thrilling comic book art, this one-volume encyclopedia features more than 1,100 characters, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, and much more. 48 brand-new pages include major updates on characters and storylines (including the recent Infinite Crisis story arc). This spectacular, up-to-the-minute encyclopedia will delight comic fans of every age.

Image: How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way, by Stan Lee (Author), John Buscema (Author)Simon + SchusterHow To Draw Comics The Marvel Way -- One of the first and still one of the best, Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way has been the primary resource for any and all who want to master the art of illustrating comic books and graphic novels.

Marvel DC Various Collector Starter Set Comic Books -- mix of 25 comic books from the last 30 years

Read a bunch of comic books! -- Book Lot 50 Comics Good Condition!

Blank Comic Book -- Draw comics the fun Way! 130 pages of dense blank comic book paper. Fun for all ages.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Create your own Comic Strip: it's easy and fun!
Enjoy creating your very own Marvel Comic Book: to save, print and more!
Printable Comic Book Templates
Printable puzzles, mazes, books and other great themed content from DC Comics
14 Super Amazing Comic Book Crafts
• SuperHero Papercrafts Collection: Lots of superhero papercrafts included. Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3

Sliced Bread's Birthday
- Sliced bread is a loaf of bread which has been pre-sliced and packaged for convenience. It was first sold in 1928, advertised as "the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped". This led to the popular phrase, "the greatest thing since sliced bread".

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