+ Who do I contact to request permission to use Berkeley Breathed intellectual property for non-commercial uses such as hand-made artwork, clothing, themed private parties, student projects, stage shows, etc.?

These requests are handled by the Bloom County Team on behalf of Berkeley Breathed. Inquiries are processed in the order in which they are received. Due to the high volume of requests we receive, it can take up to eight (8) weeks before receiving a response. Thank you again for contacting the Bloom County Team.

To submit your request, click here.

+ When will my Signed Strip, Print or Signed Book ship?

Signed Books, Signed Strips & Signed Prints require special handling and will be shipped separately from other items in your order. Signed Books will ship via USPS Media Mail. Signed Strips ship via USPS Priority Mail.

Signed Strips & Prints are printed to order and may take up to four weeks to process before shipping. Signed Strips, Prints & Books are custom orders, signed and sketched by Berkeley. You will receive a shipping confirmation and tracking number when your order has shipped. If you have questions regarding your order, please contact us at orders@berkeleybreathed.com.


Posters, mugs and Bill the Cat Plush are currently shipping within five business days.

+ Where can I purchase a vintage strip or print?

Please see our Posters & Vintage Strips page to shop available vintage and limited edition vintage prints, including Berkeley's Collectors Classics Series. We are continually cataloging additional vintage strips to make them available for sale in the future. Check back here and on Berkeley's Facebook page for news and announcements.

+ I'm looking for a specific vintage print. Do you take special requests?

At this time we are not accepting special requests for specific vintage prints. We will, however, be adding to the Collectors Classics of Infamy Series and Vintage Strips in the store so stay tuned there for new offerings.

+ Where are the t-shirts? When will additional merchandise be available?

We are in the process of creating new Bloom County merchandise, including additional style, color and size options. Please stay tuned here and on Berkeley's Facebook page for news and announcements.

+ I found another site selling Berkeley Breathed/Bloom County Merchandise. Is it authentic?

Our website BerkeleyBreathed.com is the only place to purchase authentic Berkeley Breathed/Bloom County merchandise. Any stores selling Berkeley's artwork on Tshirts & merchandise are doing so without permission & are in violation of copyright laws.

+ Do you ship internationally?

Yes, international orders are shipped via USPS Priority International.

Orders shipped internationally may be subject to additional fees. Please check with your local customs office/brokerage for fee details prior to ordering. BerkeleyBreathed.com does not create or handle any additional fees associated with international shipping.

+ How can I return or exchange an apparel purchase?

For our return and exchange policy, please click here.

+ Can I follow the new Bloom County strips somewhere other than Facebook?

Yes. Most of the new strips are posted on this website ( BerkeleyBreathed.com ). However, only some of them are kept on this site longterm. To see complete collections of the new Bloom County strips (from 2015) ; the original Bloom County (1980-89) ; and the complete collection of Academia Waltz (Berkeley's initial strips, written during his college years in 1978-80) visit GoComics.com .

Please note that the new Bloom County strips are posted on GoComics one week behind their posting on Facebook.

You can also now follow along on Instagram @berkeleybreathed.

+ I have a question about my order. How do I contact you about an order I have already placed?

For questions regarding an order you've already placed, please email us at orders@berkeleybreathed.com. Please reference your full name and order number.