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51.
Rose Is Rose : 15th Anniversary Collection
by Pat Brady

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(April 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, September 20, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
HOW TO WRITE A GREAT COMIC STRIP
The book is funny, romantic, and sweet. Need I say more Read more

 


52.
The Cartoon History of the Universe/Volumes 1-7
by Larry Gonick

Doubleday
Paperback - 2 pages
Reprint edition (September 1990)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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One of the beautiful things about comics is that it is possibly the best medium for combining education and entertainment. No one knows this better than Larry Gonick, whose Cartoon History series spans many subjects. Whether you are a fan of history, comics, or Gonick's books, The Cartoon History of... Read more

 


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The Cartoon History of the Universe II : From the Springtime of China to the Fall of Rome/Volumes 8-13
by Larry Gonick

Main Street Books
Paperback - 2 pages
(October 1994)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Continuing right where the first book left off, The Cartoon History of the Universe II once again combines Gonick's superb cartooning with the lessons of history. Find out what Lynn Johnston, creator of For Better of Worse, calls "a gift to those of us who love to laugh and who love to learn." Part... Read more

 


54.
Batman : The Killing Joke
by Alan Moore, Dennis O'Neil (Editor)

DC Comics
Paperback
(February 1996)


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5 out of 5 stars
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The Killing Joke, one of my favorite Batman stories ever, stirred a bit of controversy because the story involves the Joker brutally, pointlessly shooting Commissioner Gordon's daughter in the spine. This is a no-holds-barred take on a truly insane criminal mind, masterfully written by British... Read more

 


55.
The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes : Includes Cartoons from Yukon Ho and Weirdos from Another Planet
by Bill Watterson

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 253 pages
(October 1990)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
The week it hit the stores, Watterson's Weirdos from Another Planet! touched down at No.l on Walden's and B. Dalton's bestselling lists and No. 2 on the New York Times bestseller list. How to top such success? With The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes, a large-format treausry of cartoons, including... Read more

 


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License to Dream : A Rose Is Rose Collection
by Pat Brady

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(October 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
christophe@game-master.com , August 11, 1998 5 out of 5 stars
Great Book!
I'm a long time fan of Rose is Rose (hi Pat, remember me?)... I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading the script and especially to those whose newspaper don't carry it <like mine>... I've always loved the strip because of the artwork and the humor. The different perspective in which... Read more

 


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Growth Spurt : Zits Sketchbook 2
by Jerry Scott, Jim Borgman

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(May 1999)


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5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
In a revealing look at a 15-year old guy trying to figure it all out, the authors tell a hilarious story of Jeremy Duncan who is working to survive the pitfalls of high school. Read more

 


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Up Shit Creek : A Collection of Horrifyingly True Wilderness Toilet Misadventures
by Joe Lindsay

Ten Speed Pr
Paperback - 128 pages
(August 1997)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, July 26, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Ever used a groover? This book's a scream; get it.
It's not often I laugh out loud when into a book, but this one'll do it. As a professional raft-guide in Colorado and Utah, my "Library" is available to all on our trips, and this one is by far the most popular with the customers. If you've used a groover once or a hundred times, you'll... Read more

 


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Menopaws : The Silent Meow
by Martha Sacks, Jack E. Davis (Illustrator)

Ten Speed Pr
Paperback - 64 pages
(September 1995)


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5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, November 26, 1996
a 'male-version' to follow soon!
Next year I will be releasing "Menopaws,The Silent Howl" which takes a gentle look at the male mid-life crisis, with the genre switching from cats to dogs....The illustrations are drawn by Jack Davis again and are brilliant Read more

 


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The New Yorker Book of True Love Cartoons
by New Yorker

Knopf
Hardcover - 102 pages
1 Ed edition (February 1999)


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Book Description
Meeting. Wooing. Dating. Mating. Wanting sex. Having sex. Regretting sex. Recovering from sex. Talking. Not talking. Proposing. Refusing. Marrying. Unmarrying. Remarrying . . . Here is the dance of true love captured at all its most outrageously funny moments--the graceful and the awkward, the... Read more

 


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Last Chapter and Worse : A Far Side Collection
by Gary Larson

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 107 pages
(October 1996)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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The daily Far Side cartoon, a staple item for legions of Gary Larson fans, is no longer published in the morning newspaper but continues to have one more incarnation as the final published volume of these eccentric, off-beat depictions of Larson's unusual perspectives. Last Chapter And Worse... Read more

 


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The Essential George Booth (The Essential Cartoonists Library)
by George Booth, Lee Lorenz (Preface)

Workman Publishing Company
Paperback - 165 pages
(March 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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This collection of work from New Yorker cartoonist George Booth is an absolute hoot. His drawings are insanely, gloriously cluttered. Motors, old tires, and hundreds of cats tumble out of corners and spread as far as the eye can see. Missouri native Booth tends toward affectionate bits of Americana:... Read more

 


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Primary Crullers : A Robotman Book
by Jim Meddick

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(October 1997)


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5 out of 5 stars
Anders Åslund , October 15, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
The best bang since the big one
I bought this on a whim, actually. It turned out to be the best buy I've ever made. Satire doesn't get much better. I have the Robotman homepage as my startup page on the Internet. Sadly, it's hard to find Robotman collections in Sweden, you have to order them on-line if you want them. But the next... Read more

 


64.   The Lives Behind the Lines : 20 Years of for Better or for Worse
by Lynn Johnston

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 256 pages
20 edition (October 1999)


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5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, December 24, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
A great behind-the-scenes book!
This book really fills in the details (with words and new drawings) that Lynn Johnston could not squeeze into a daily comic strip. For example, I learned a lot about Elly's past, how she and John met, more about Lawrence's 'coming out' situation, and what she sees for the future of these characters.... Read more

 


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Middle Age Spread : A for Better or for Worse Collection
by Lynn Johnston

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(September 1998)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
In her touchingly funny daily strip, Lynn Johnston gives her fans realistic characters who humorously deal with both the good and bad that life gives them. Every day, Johnston demonstrates-through hormonal children and parents who aren't always right-that life goes on For Better or For Worse. In... Read more

 


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Split-Level Dykes to Watch Out for
by Alison Bechdel

Firebrand Books
Paperback - 136 pages
(October 1998)


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5 out of 5 stars
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The thousands of devoted readers who follow the weekly chronicles of Bechdel's cartoon heroines--Lois, Sparrow, Ginger, Jezanna, and Mo, among others--probably already know that the strips read best in book form, where Bechdel's sly observations of lesbian life in the 1990s can blend with her... Read more

 


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Something Under the Bed Is Drooling
by Bill Watterson, Pat Oliphant

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 127 pages
(April 1988)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Calvin and Hobbes is syndicated in more than 400 newspapers. Now they're at it again with even more fun, more laughs and more profits. Read more

 


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Cosmicomics (Harbrace Paperbound Library, Hpl 69)
by Italo Calvino, William Weaver (Translator)

Harcourt Brace
Paperback - 153 pages
(July 1981)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
An enchanting series of stories about the evolution of the universe. Calvino makes characters out of mathematical formulae and simple cellular structures. They disport themselves amongst galaxies, experience the solidification of planets, move from aquatic to terrestrial existence, play games with... Read more

 


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Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind : Perfect Collection 4
by Hayao Miyazaki

Viz Communications
Paperback - 272 pages
(December 1997)


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5 out of 5 stars
RED13R@AOL.com , June 30, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
READ THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Nausicaa books are sooooo good that the only bad thing about them is that the storey doesn't go on forever! read the fist book and you will understand what I mean. Read more

 


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The New Yorker Book of Lawyer Cartoons

Knopf
Hardcover - 86 pages
(January 1994)


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4 out of 5 stars
Book Description
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The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book
by Peter Poplaski(Editor), R. Rrobertt Crumb

Little Brown & Company
Hardcover - 256 pages
1 Ed edition (November 1997)


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5 out of 5 stars
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Robert Crumb, world-famous illustrator and definite pervert, got his start in the underground comics scene of the late 1960s and early 1970s. The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book is a collection of his best work from the last 50 years (it's got kids stuff, too, which is pretty fascinating). The volume... Read more

 


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Casual Day Has Gone Too Far : A Dilbert Book
by Scott Adams

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Paperback - 128 pages
(March 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Casual days are more than confusing for Dilbert and office workers in the '90s. "Studies have shown that Fridays are the only safe day to dress casually," Dogbert declares. "Any other day would cause a stock plunge." Casual Day Has Gone Too Far captures the issues that confront... Read more

 


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The Art of Mulan
by Jeff Kurtti

Hyperion
Hardcover - 192 pages
(June 1998)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist , August 19, 1998
With Mulan, its latest animated feature, Disney deviates ever so cautiously from its rigid formula for other recent animated releases. Based on a Chinese legend of a girl who disguises herself as a soldier to take her father's place in the army, Mulan plays down the love interest prominent in newer... Read more

 


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No You'd Better Watch Out : A Dilbert Book (Adams, Scott, Dilbert Book.)
by Scott Adams

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Hardcover - 80 pages
(October 1997)


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The Freddie Stories
by Lynda Barry

Sasquatch Books
Paperback - 128 pages
(March 1999)


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4 out of 5 stars
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The Freddie Stories is a collection of strips from Lynda Barry's weekly cartoon, Ernie Pook's Comeek. As the title suggests, all the strips feature Freddie, a gentle misfit and self-described "fag" who goes through a wrenching year. Though Barry's drawing style is whimsical and her protagonists are... Read more

 


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