Hmcurator

Description

Founder and curator of the Harvey Mercheum


MY BLOGS

  • The Harvey Mercheum http://www.harveymercheum.com/

    The mission of the Harvey Mercheum is to catalog and document as many unique examples of Harvey comics merchandise as possible, and to make this information accessible to collectors present and future.

LATEST ARTICLES ( 39 )

  • Visit Your Favorite Museum for Free!

    Today is National Museum Day! While it is fun to visit virtual museums like this one, it is much better to see exhibits in person. Find a participating museum... Read more

    Posted on 24 September 2016 BOOKS
  • Harvey Matchbook Jigidi Puzzle

    Harvey Matchbook Jigidi Puzzle

    I find it hard to believe that I have not published a puzzle on Jigidi since June, but it is true. Today I created a puzzle from the first Harvey matchbook I... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2016 BOOKS
  • Pop Culture League Fifth Challenge: Buying Blind

    Culture League Fifth Challenge: Buying Blind

    This week’s challenge is “Buying Blind: Who doesn’t love gambling on a blind box or mystery package?” My initial reaction was, well, me! I cannot remember ever... Read more

    Posted on 12 September 2016 BOOKS
  • Theme Switch

    Sorry for not posting an exhibit or puzzle today, but I spent the day changing the WordPress theme this website uses from Suffusion to Weaver Xtreme. Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2016 BOOKS
  • Pop Culture League Fourth Challenge: House of Wax

    Culture League Fourth Challenge: House

    Last week’s Pop Culture League challenge was “First Quarter: What’s your earliest arcade or video game memory?” Video games were a huge part of my childhood,... Read more

    Posted on 10 September 2016 BOOKS
  • 75th Exhibit Posted, Casper Dart Game!

    75th Exhibit Posted, Casper Dart Game!

    I am finally getting back to posting exhibits, and it just so happens that today’s is the 75th! While I had originally expected to hit this milestone sooner, I... Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2016 BOOKS
  • Terrificon and PEZ

    Terrificon

    I really enjoy going on vacation. Who doesn’t? But I find that it is taking me longer and longer to “get back into the swing of things” after going away for eve... Read more

    Posted on 27 August 2016 BOOKS
  • Pop Culture League Second Challenge: Olympic Medal Winner

    Culture League Second Challenge: Olympic Medal Winner

    I will post about Terrificon soon, but first I must answer the second blogging challenge from the Pop Culture League! The challenge is “If _____ was an Olympic... Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2016 BOOKS
  • Photography and Collecting

    I was unable to post this weekend because I was at Terrificon. I will post about my trip soon. While I was away, I missed World Photo Day. Photography is very... Read more

    Posted on 22 August 2016 BOOKS
  • Pop Culture League First Challenge: Shelfie

    Culture League First Challenge: Shelfie

    While I was not part of the League of Extraordinary Bloggers, I am very excited to announce and take part in the new Pop Culture League! Read more

    Posted on 17 August 2016 BOOKS
  • Running a Museum

    My “Caring for your Collection” class inspired me to research museum policies and techniques. I found a PDF produced in 2004 by the International Council of... Read more

    Posted on 10 August 2016 BOOKS
  • Class Dismissed!

    I had mentioned how I had signed up for two classes, and subsequently had to drop one. I attended the other class for the past three Wednesday nights, and boy a... Read more

    Posted on 03 August 2016 BOOKS
  • SCPL Exhibit Extended!

    It is official, the first-ever public display of the Harvey Mercheum permanent collection has been extended to the end of August! Read more

    Posted on 31 July 2016 BOOKS
  • Casper Pillowcase Exhibit Posted

    Casper Pillowcase Exhibit Posted

    I have mentioned before that the Harvey comics merchandise produced actually appeals to a wide variety of collectors. Recently, Facebook user and vintage fabric... Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2016 BOOKS
  • The Harvey Mercheum Enters the Comics Multiverse!

    I am very pleased to announce that I was recently interviewed by C. Anthony Burdette for The Comics Multiverse. The Comics Multiverse is a comics blog feature o... Read more

    Posted on 19 July 2016 BOOKS
  • Casper Pin Ball Game Exhibit Posted

    Casper Ball Game Exhibit Posted

    I really love the rack toys that Ja-Ru made for Harvey back in 1988. I have posted a number of them featuring Richie Rich, but some were made for Casper as well. Read more

    Posted on 17 July 2016 BOOKS
  • Electric City Comic Con

    Electric City Comic

    Today is the day! The second Electric City Comic Con is happening right now! While I am unable to attend, I urge everyone in the Capital District of New York... Read more

    Posted on 09 July 2016 BOOKS
  • Collection on Display at SCPL!

    Collection Display SCPL!

    I posted back in May about how I had registered for two classes, and was working on plans for July. I had to drop one of the classes, but the plans have become... Read more

    Posted on 03 July 2016 BOOKS
  • Christmas in June!

    Christmas June!

    The next exhibit needing a Jigidi puzzle was the Richie Rich “Happy Houday!” doll. I considered skipping it until December, then I thought, why not have... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2016 BOOKS
  • Katnip Hand Puppet Exhibit Posted

    Katnip Hand Puppet Exhibit Posted

    There are still many Harvey pins to be documented, but I felt like posting something different. Today, I am exhibiting the first item on this website featuring... Read more

    Posted on 30 May 2016 BOOKS