A hilarious re-imagining of what it would be like if Darth Vader had taken an active role in raising his son Luke, with a refreshing twist and illustrations. Life lessons include lightsaber batting practice, using the Force to raid the cookie jar, and more.
Another hilarious collection of cartoons featuring America's favorite kids -- PEANUTS! 1990年代に出版された、「ピーナッツ」のPB廉価版選集。うち現在入手可能なのはこの1冊のみ。手軽にピーナッツの世界を楽しみたい方におすすめ。128ページ。
In Japan, Kawakami is famous for his tireless promotion of Chindogu: the art of the "unuseless" idea. Meant to solve problems of modern life, 200 of these bizarre and logic-defying gadgets and gizmos are featured in this humorous collection. Photos.
30 Days of Night" was one of the undisputed success stories of modern comics, spawning a bestselling trade paperback, a major motion picture deal, and the attention of thousands of fans longing for an innovative tale of terror. Now the same creative team revisits Barrow, Alaska, the town where it all began, as the long night creeps once more over the tundra.Diamond Comic Distributors Inc.
Sixty years of cartoons, generations of fans, a gang of beloved characters, but only one creator: the legend, Charles M. Schulz. Packed with commentary from throughout Schulz's career and special memorabilia from the Schulz Museum, this anniversary edition is not only a heartwarming tribute but also a true collector's item.
He's never had hair. Never owned shoes. Never even sported a pair of pants. No one would blame you for thinking that lovable everyperson Ziggy is broke. But there is one thing Ziggy does have--heart. And plenty of it, as cartoonist Tom Wilson reminds us in "Ziggy Goes for Broke," a charming full-color collection of daily "Ziggy" comic strips.In "Ziggy Goes for Broke," the lovable Ziggy is back to take on our sometimes-indifferent world. As always, Ziggy is armed only with warm feelings, good intentions, and a homespun philosophy that reminds us that we're all in this together."Ziggy Goes for Broke" is a must-have for long-time fans and the perfect introduction for anyone new to the wonderful world of Ziggy.
Mr. Oats delivers a sidesplitting serving of cat comics in a hilarious, brilliant offering from the creative wonderland at TheOatmeal.com. It presents fan favorites, such as "Cat vs. Internet," "How to Pet a Kitty," and "The Bobcats," plus 15 brand-new, never-before-seen cat jokes.
Illustrated in a stark and simple style, this collection of outrageous cartoons follows over 100 bunnies as they find ever more outlandish ways to do themselves in.
The first collection of the increasingly popular comic strip that features a rambunctious 6-year-old boy and his stuffed tiger who comes charmingly to life.
Proud cat owners will instantly recognize Surovec's keen insights into cat behavior and all of the characteristic intricacies of the cat-human relationship, such as the allure of an empty cardboard box trumping an expensive battery-operated toy or how a cat's favorite nap spot might as easily be inside a litter box, on top of clean laundry, or directly on top of a human face. 152 pp. 50,000 print.
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 full-color Sunday strips, plus a full-color original story unique to this collection.
You never know who you'll bump into at a diner at night. It could be a rat with an anger-management problem. Or an overly sentimental pig. Or a zebra with a story or two to tell about a crocodile. Or even a goat who just wants to be left alone. Welcome to Nighthogs, where the door is always open, the light is always on, and the coffee is as scorching as the humor. In this third collection of the immensely popular Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis again takes us into the world of Rat, Pig, Zebra, and Goat, and he shows once more just how outrageous-and how hilarious-the unpredictable can be. Always surprising (and only occasionally depraved), Pearls Before Swine is one of the sharpest comic strips in newspapers today. So pull up a stool, have a cup of joe, and enjoy.
Art imitating life is what happens in Johnston's perennially popular comic strip, "For Better or For Worse." In this newest collection, life is progressing for each character in the Patterson family.
Comedienne Poundstone takes listeners on a hilarious tour through her absurdist brand of life's truths and consequences in this autobiography that is part memoir, part monologue, told with a pinch of self-deprecation and a dash of startling honesty. Abridged. 6 CDs.
For fans of Garfield, ironic humor, and those who feel that loneliness can still be funny, "Garfield Minus Garfield" answers the question: Is John Arbuckle still interesting without his cat?
The Peanuts gang surges into the 1970s with Schulz at the peak of his influence. In this collection, Peppermint Patty's permanent sidekick Marcie makes her debut, Snoopy is featured as Joe Cool, Woodstock is in worm school, and more. 344
First published in 1997, this hilarious book launched satirist Will Ferguson's career. Challenging the notion that Canadians are "nice," the book asks, "Do we as Canadians deserve a country so great?" Tackling subjects from Canada's favorite inbred royals to the mighty beaver as national icon, from sex in a canoe to all-Canadian "superhero" Captain Canuck, Ferguson rampages across the cultural landscape. The book also provides a fast-paced, opinionated overview of telling moments in Canadian history, including its run-amok Mounties and "fun-loving days" of the country's (unacknowledged) slave trade.
With the aid of tall stories, jokes, common sense and bizarre insights, Peter Cave tackles some of life's most important questions and introduces the philosophical puzzles that will keep you pondering throughout the night. Illustrated with quirky cartoons throughout, Do Llamas Fall in Love leaves no stone unturned, covering a smorgasbord of topics including logic, ethics, art and politics. It will provide a perfect gift for anyone who puzzles about the world!
Forget Yiddish. Real Jewish is a secret language of nuance, argument, and somersaults of everyday speech; of wins, losses, and draws in competitions you had no idea you'd entered. It's everything from mastering the OAQ (Obsessive Anal Question)-"They'll de-ice the wings before takeoff right?"-to never, ever believing your mother-in-law when she says, "Don't bother driving me, I'll take a cab." Now in a revised and expanded second edition that's bigger, better, and with more guilt, this is the indispensable guide.
This new, easy-to-carry paperback edition is perfect for the intrepid traveler to any of the world's exotic locales. Packed with beautiful full-color maps and framed with inaccurate essays about all the world's peoples and places, "Our Dumb World" is a gut-busting send-up in which no nation escapes unscathed. Little, Brown and Company
Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is 11 years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creation of cartoonist Peirce. "Big Nate Out Loud" collects Peirce's Big Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers and online at comics.com. Illustrations.
An irreverent, hilarious, and informative look at Mexican American culture is taken by rising star Gustavo Arellano, who uses the best questions from readers of his Ask a Mexican! column in California's OC Weekly to explore the many cliches applied to Mexican Americans.