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Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book: A Primer for Tender Young Minds
Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book
A Primer for Tender Young Minds
Paperback      ISBN: 067121148x

Full of wit and twisted humor this notorious Shel Silverstein classic is a book you won't want your children to read

Written for adults only, Shel Silverstein--the popular children's book author--presents a humorous satire of alphabet books filled with ABC lessons parents would never want their children to learn.
X-1999: Sonata
X-1999
Sonata
by Clamp
Paperback      ISBN: 1569312273
Mother Goose on the Loose: Illustrated With Cartoons from the New Yorker
Mother Goose on the Loose
Illustrated With Cartoons from the New Yorker
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810942399

Witty and irreverent, these cartoons from The New Yorker take a second look at our most beloved childhood stories and rhymes. More than 80 selections by such artists as George Booth, Leo Cullum, George Price and Jack Ziegler - including several cartoons never before published - are accompanied by the original nursery rhymes. Bobbye S. Goldstein's introduction provides a brief overview of the history of cartoons.

The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 1576601277

The "national pastime" engages (and sometimes enrages) fans and fanatics across America and around the world. Many of The New Yorker's best cartoonists, an esteemed and talented lot, have experienced our passion for this great game. These one hundred drawings give hilarious proof of that.

An unforgettable, all-star lineup of cartoonists from A (Charles Addams) to Z (Jack Ziegler) are on deck, making this collection a grand slam In cartoons spanning eight decades, the artists have captured the emotional essence of the game--kids playing pickup and beleagured major leaguers; fans at the ballpark or glued to the TV; zealous players to zany managers; and, yes, even that necessary evil, the umpires.

The humor endures because baseball--and our relationship with it--keeps a powerful, timeless grip upon all who await those precious words: "Play ball "

Weirdos from Another Planet!: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection
Weirdos from Another Planet!
A Calvin and Hobbes Collection
Paperback      ISBN: 0836218620
"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 Globe

In 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
Scientific Progress Goes Boink: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection
Scientific Progress Goes Boink
A Calvin and Hobbes Collection
Paperback      ISBN: 0836218787
Calvin and Hobbes touched the hearts (and funny bones) of the millions who read the award-winning strip. One look at this Calvin and Hobbes collection and it is immediately evident that Bill Watterson's imagination, wit, and sense of adventure are unmatched.

In this collection, Calvin and his tiger-striped sidekick Hobbes are hilarious whether the two are simply lounging around philosophizing about the future of mankind or plotting their latest money-making scheme. Chock-full of the familiar adventures of Spaceman Spiff, findings of Dad's popularity poll, and time travel to the Jurassic Age, Scientific Progress Goes "Boink" is guaranteed to set scientific inquiry back an eon--and advance the reading pleasure of all Calvin and Hobbes fans.
Strangehaven: Brotherhood
Strangehaven
Brotherhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0946790051
  • Alex Hunter tries to make sense of being trapped in England's weirdest village, the ghost of the beautiful woman who haunts his dreams, and why the villagers celebrate Christmas in mid-summer. The Amazonian Shaman, Megaron, reveals his tribe's deadly cycle of vengeance; and the village's resident extraterrestrial, Adam, explains away the UFO phenomenon, while behind the scenes a clandestine brotherhood pulls the strings.
  • A complex and intriguing journey through romance, mystery, and the supernatural with a twist of bizarre humor, beautifully illustrated with pencil, pen & ink, painted watercolor, and manipulated photographs.
  • Introduction by Heart of Empire creator Bryan Talbot.
  • New, full-color painted cover by Millidge.
The Golden Age of Marvel Comics
The Golden Age of Marvel Comics
Paperback      ISBN: 0785105646
Archy and Mehitabel
Archy and Mehitabel
Paperback      ISBN: 0385094787

This beloved illustrated classic tells the tale of Archy, a philosophical cockroach, and Mehitabel, a cat in her ninth life.

Generations of readers have delighted in the work of the great American humorist Don Marquis. Marquis's satirical free-verse poems, which first appeared in his New York newspaper columns in 1916, revolve around the escapades of Archy, a philosophical cockroach who was a poet in a previous life, and Mehitabel, a streetwise alley cat who was once Cleopatra. Reincarnated as the lowest creatures on the social scale, they prowl the rowdy streets of New York City in between the world wars, and Archy records their experiences and observations on the boss's typewriter late at night. First published in 1927, Archy and Mehitabel has become a celebrated part of the twentieth-century American literary canon.
When Body Language Goes Bad: A Dilbert Book
When Body Language Goes Bad
A Dilbert Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0740732986

"Dilbert is easily one of the most clever and consistently funny comics in current circulation. Like all great comic strips, it provides a much-needed daily dose of comedy and, most importantly, keeps its finger firmly planted on the pulse of truth while doing so." Some might think that the corporate scandals of 2002 could make it difficult to find anything funny about today's business world. But When Body Language Goes Bad proves it will take more than that to slow down the inventive wit of Scott Adams, who clearly is never at a loss for finding hysterical things to mock in corporate life.
This marks the 21st collection of Adams' wildly popular comic strip, Dilbert, which is featured in more than 2,000 newspapers worldwide. This book updates loyal readers on the so-called careers of Dilbert, Alice, Wally, Asok the intern, and other regulars as they wallow through pointless projects, mismanaged company takeovers, futile team-building exercises, and other inane company initiatives like the "name the rest room" contest.

In addition to the strips' familiar characters, this collection showcases Adams' masterful ability to create hilarious "guest stars." There's the network design engineer known as Psycho Hillbilly, who was going for the gentle biker look until he decided it was overdone. Then, there's M. T. Suit, who is merely an empty suit walking the office halls spewing corporatese, such as "promising to enhance core competencies by leveraging platforms."

Adams says that about 80 percent of his initial ideas come from his 150 million-plus readers. Those worldwide readers are sure to celebrate the humor found in When Body Language Goes Bad, his latest satirical look at the modern workplace.