Garfield is an Aristotle of cats, pondering such tough questions as, how many plates of lasagne can a cat consume in a single sitting? That's a lot of food for thought, but you can bet this feline philosopher will gobble his way to an answer - and still leave room for dessert.
"Be good to yourself: Buy a copy of this Calvin and Hobbes cartoon book. If you don't laugh out loud at every third strip, check your pulse. You may be dead." --Phil Musick, Pittsburgh PressCalvin is a rambunctious six-year-old whose manic antics threaten world peace. Hobbes is his stuffed tiger who comes alive when adults aren"t around. The saga of their daily exploits won cartoonist Bill Watterson the coveted Reuben Award for "Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year." Something Under the Bed Is Drooling is a jewel.
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The year 2002 marks the 50th anniversary of MAD magazine, America's longest-running periodical of humour and satire. Throughout its long history, one of the most immediate, defining, and influential aspects of MAD has been its unique art; the magazine is a treasury of illustrated humour. #FDMAD Art is an hilarious look at five decades of America's premiere showcase for parody, satire and wit. All of MAD's usual gang of idiots are represented, beginning with Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder, and continuing on through more recent Idiots like Richard Williams and Hermann Mejia.
"Flashes of innovative genius abound. Exploring the world of Calvin and Hobbes is great therapy. The antics of the precocious boy and his suave stuffed tiger pal can pull anyone out of the doldrums." --Amarillo News GlobeIn Calvin and Hobbes book Weirdos From Another Planet , this power-packed extravaganza of creative energy and imagination feature the childhood fun and fantasy that was a Watterson trademark. Weirdos From Another Planet is out of this world
To his many fans, the name Shapiro scrawled sideways in the last panel is a sure sign of something darkly funny or just plain dark. Typical denizens of Shapiro's simply drawn, creepy demimonde include Buttons the Helper Monkey, cursed with a grim task; "silly"-livered Otto, who drinks to forget his small size; and one-legged Ethel, who finds disquieting uses for her stump.