Always Read The Fine Print

Small Business Cartoon: Ideas Lighting Up

Every year around Valentine’s Day comes news about the new phrase being printed on those little candy hearts. I think this year I’ve seen “Tweet Me” added to the repertoire.

There’s a lot of material there to be sure, but the problem is the humor quickly becomes dated. So with the above cartoon I decided to take the classic “Be Mine” and update it with some contract language.

It’s a good bet that fine print won’t be going out of style any time soon.


Mark Anderson Mark Anderson's cartoons appear in publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. His business cartoons are available for licensing at his website,

4 Reactions
  1. Mark, I laughed out loud when I read this one, I think it’s hysterical! Particularly, the charming (yet worrisome looking) smile on the mans face – that makes it 🙂

  2. Hahaha, there’s always a catch isn’t there!? Very cute.

  3. You better read the fine print before eating the candy! 😉