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It’s the 2021 Comics Curmudgeon Summer Fundraiser!

When The Comics Curmudgeon started back in the misty mists of 2004, blogs supported themselves by advertising, and the occasional Tip Jar hit from a generous reader. Well, time marches on and online advertising revenues have cratered, but clever people have developed technologies to suit the contribution styles of any reader.

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  • Pluggers don’t much cotton to all this seamless, virtual, new-fangled nonsense. They send money in the mail, and we better by-gum like it! We do indeed— just request Josh’s address, where you can send cash, checks, conflict diamonds, banned pharmaceuticals, live ruminants, and more. Short on funds? Hock your TV!
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  • Kids today embrace incomprehensible instant-payment applications like Venmo, which turn photos of speckled squares into financial support for cultural icon Josh Fruhlinger. Sounds sketchy— try it!
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Click here for an index of links to an absurd number of Comics Curmudgeon fundraising banners stretching all the way back to 2008. And thank you, generous reader!

— Uncle Lumpy