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Get a Load of These Killer ‘Game of Thrones’ Stamps

I can’t say for sure what a Venn diagram of Game of Thrones fans and stamp enthusiasts would look like, but once each party has been exposed to these amazing Game of Thrones stamps coming out in the UK, I’d be fairly confident that the Venn diagram would become a circle. 

 

The new set of stamps, honoring the British contribution to HBO’s hit series, will feature ten characters: Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), Jon Snow (Kit Harington), Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance), Eddard Stark (Sean Bean), Olenna Tyrell (Dame Diana Rigg), Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau).

 

Image Via Watchers on the Wall

Image Via Watchers on the Wall

 

And that’s not all! There will also be another sheet of five stamps, featuring the Night King, White Walkers, giants, direwolves, Daenerys’s dragons, and the Iron Throne.

 

Get yours at any UK Post Office from January 23rd, or pre-order them on the Royal Mail website.

 

Featured Image Via Sky News 

The Snowy Day

The First Black Protagonist in a Children’s Book Coming to a Post Office Near You

Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved children’s book The Snowy Day is being honored by the United States Postal Service with its own line of Forever stamps. 

 

The Snowy Day Forever stamps

Image via Huffington Post

 

The Snowy Day tells the story of Peter, a young child who spends his day playing in the snow. Published in 1962, this groundbreaking book was the first American children’s book to feature a black protagonist.

 

The four stamp series will debut on October 4th, featuring iconic imagery from the book: Peter forming a snowball, Peter sliding down a mountain of snow, Peter making a snow angel, and Peter leaving footprints in the snow.

 

Last year, Amazon Prime turned the book into a forty minute Christmas Special. Writers built upon Keats’ commitment to scenery from life in a multicultural city, expanding the tale to Peter’s trip to his Nana’s house for Christmas Eve mac-and-cheese. Make sure to add it to your list of Christmas movies to watch!

Featured image via Huffington Post.

The featured image is of Scar from Lion King making a disgusted face at Simba from The Lion King.

Celebrate Disney Artists With These New Disney Villains Stamps!

In honor of the Walt Disney Studios Ink & Paint Department, the U.S. Postal Service has released a stamp collection of ten Disney villains.

 

The announcement came from the D23 Expo over the weekend, and was easy to overlook with some of the other massive announcements. There’s no better way to send a birthday card than a picture of Cruella de Vil.

 

A picture of the stamp collection, including Captain Hook, Cruella de Vil, Scar, Maleficent, Ursula, Gaston, Queen of Hearts, Honest John, The Queen from Snow White, and the evil stepmother from Cinderella.

Image courtesy of D23.com

 

The stamps are now available from the USPS’s online store here.

 

Featured image courtesy of YouTube.