Best Comic Strips Books
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1. The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
Author: by Bill Watterson
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing (November 13, 2012)
Join Calvin and Hobbes on all their adventures in this four-volume collection of every comic strip from the comic strip’s eleven year history (1985 to1996). Calvin and Hobbes is unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time. The imaginative world of a boy and his real-only-to-him tiger was first syndicated in 1985 and appeared in more than 2,400 newspapers when Bill Watterson retired on January 1, 1996.
The entire body of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons published in a truly noteworthy tribute to this singular cartoon in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes. Composed of four paperback, four-color volumes in a sturdy slipcase, this New York Times best-selling edition includes all Calvin and Hobbes cartoons that ever appeared in syndication.
This is the treasure that all Calvin and Hobbes fans seek.
2. In Love & Pajamas: A Collection of Comics about Being Yourself Together
Author: by Catana Chetwynd
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing (February 2, 2021)
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Snug and the bestselling Little Moments of Love comes an all-new collection, In Love & Pajamas by Catana Chetwynd of Catana Comics! The book includes 2 pages of stickers in the back! When you’ve reached that sweatpants-wearing cozy place in your relationship, it’s all In Love & Pajamas!
This brand-new collection of Catana Comics presents 50 percent never-before-seen comics and some fan favorites that delight and amuse readers of all ages. Wholesome, sweet, feel-good humor, a perfect gift for your other half and a welcome add-on to any wedding, anniversary, or Valentine’s Day gift.
3. Solutions and Other Problems
Author: by Allie Brosh
Published at: Gallery Books; Illustrated edition (September 22, 2020)
INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For the first time in seven years, Allie Broshbeloved author and artist of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller Hyperbole and a Halfreturns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays. Solutions and Other Problems includes humorous stories from Allie Brosh’s childhood; the adventures of her very bad animals; merciless dissection of her own character flaws; incisive essays on grief, loneliness, and powerlessness; as well as reflections on the absurdity of modern life.
This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features all-new material with more than 1,600 pieces of art. Solutions and Other Problems marks the return of a beloved American humorist who has the observational skills of a scientist, the creativity of an artist, and the wit of a comedian (Bill Gates).
Praise for Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a Half: Imagine if David Sedaris could draw.Enchanting. People One of the best things I’ve ever read in my life. Marc Maron Will make you laugh until you sob, even when Brosh describes her struggle with depression.
4. The Complete Far Side
Author: by Gary Larson
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing; Box edition (November 25, 2014)
The Far Side is back in this much-anticipated three-volume slipcased paperback edition of The Complete Far Side! Every one of these cartoons is just something that drifted into my head when I was alone with my thoughts. And, for better or worse, I jotted’ them down.
It was only later, when perhaps I received an angry letter from someone, that it struck me: Hey! Someone’s been reading my diary! Gary Larson, from the preface to The Complete Far Side Originally published in hardcover in 2003, The Complete Far Side was a New York Times bestseller.
Now it’s back as a paperback set with a newly designed slipcase that will delight Far Side fans. Revered by its fans as the funniest, most original, most What the …? Inspiring cartoon ever, The Far Side debuted in January 1980 and enjoyed an illustrious 14 years on the world’s comics pages until Gary Larson’s retirement in 1994.
The Complete Far Side celebrates Larson’s twisted, irreverent genius in this ultimate Far Side book. A masterpiece of comic brilliance, The Complete Far Side contains every Far Side cartoon ever syndicated-over 4,000 if you must know-presented in (more or less) chronological order by year of publication, with more than 1,100 that had never before appeared in a book.
5. The Far Side® Theme-a-Month 2021 Off-The-Wall Calendar
Author: by Gary Larson
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing (October 6, 2020)
After two interminable decades, we are reissuing the all-time bestselling calendar with 365 days of irreverent, brilliant cartoons from The Far Side and a different theme featured each month. Every once in a great while, there’s a gargantuan cosmic convergence, a calendarious alignment of epic proportions, a deafening echo in the continuity of time when the days and dates of one year exactly match those of a year in the far distant past.
And it just so happens that the days and dates of 2021 perfectly match those of the year 1999. Why the trumpeting fanfare, you ask? Well, coincidentally 1999 also just happens to be the year that The Far Side Theme-a-Month Off-The-Wall Calendarthat crazy-popular calendar for which fans still clamor and pinefeatured monthly themes introduced by 12 new drawings by Gary Larson, in addition to a year’s worth of classic The Far Side cartoons.
We’re seizing this glorious occasion to give the world what its desks, bulletin boards, and refrigerators have been missing. We’re reissuing The Far Side Theme-a-Month 1999 Off-The-Wall Calendar for 2021. The cartoons, days, and dates are the same, but don’t worry, holidays are updated so you needn’t be concerned about missing out on any of the other momentous events of 2021.
6. Calvin and Hobbes (Volume 1)
Author: by Bill Watterson
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing; Later Printing edition (January 6, 1987)
The first book collection of the classic and beloved Calvin and Hobbes comic strip!”Most people who write comic dialogue for minors demonstrate surprisingly little feel foror faith inthe original source material, that is, childhood, in all its unfettered and winsome glory.
It is in this respect that Bill Watterson has proved as unusual as his feckless creations, Calvin and Hobbes. Watterson is the reporter who’s gotten it right; childhood as it actually is.”Garry Trudeau, from the ForewordThis is the first collection of the classic comic strip that features Calvin, a rambunctious 6-year-old boy, and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes, who comes charmingly to life.
Filled with a mix of Watterson’s standard and full-page Sunday strips, this collection is sure to please fans and newcomers alike.
8. Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
Author: by Allie Brosh
Published at: Touchstone Books (January 1, 2013)
#1 New York Times Bestseller Funny and smart as hell (Bill Gates), Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice, leaping wit, and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices.
This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features more than fifty percent new content, with ten never-before-seen essays and one wholly revised and expanded piece as well as classics from the website like, The God of Cake, Dogs Don’t Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving, and her astonishing, Adventures in Depression, and Depression Part Two, which have been hailed as some of the most insightful meditations on the disease ever written.
Brosh’s debut marks the launch of a major new American humorist who will surely make even the biggest scrooge or snob laugh.We dare you not to. FROM THE AUTHOR: This is a book I wrote. Because I wrote it, I had to figure out what to put on the back cover to explain what it is.
9. Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings 2021 Day-to-Day Calendar
Author: by Sarah Cooper
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing (July 14, 2020)
From bestselling author and founder of popular satire blog TheCooperReview. Com comes this all-new daily calendar with a year’s worth of tips for succeeding fabulously at work with minimal effort. You’ll learn familiar corporate strategies for appearing engaged while zoning out, using meaningless buzzwords in the right context, creating impressive presentations of no value to anyone, and much, much more.
Each daily page includes a valuable tip for fooling coworkers into thinking that you’re shrewd, engaged, and trying. With this perfect calendar for every office desktop, you’ll laugh each day at the fresh tricks and sly satire on corporate conventions.
Other features include:Tear-off pagesDay/date reference on each pageIncludes official major world holidaysRecyclable plastic easel backer for desk or tabletop display
10. Strange Planet (Strange Planet Series)
Author: by Nathan W. Pyle
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER A GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR HUMORStraight from the mind of #1 New York Times bestselling author of NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette and 99 Stories I Could Tell Nathan W.
Pyle, Strange Planet is an adorable and profound universe in pink, blue, green, and purple, based on the phenomenally popular Instagram of the same name! Strange Planet covers a full life cycle of the planet’s inhabitants, including milestones such as:The Emergence DayBeing Gains a SiblingThe Being Family Attains a BeastThe Formal Education of a BeingCelebration of Special DaysBeing Begins a VocationThe Beings at HomeHealth Status of a BeingThe Hobbies of a BeingThe Extended Family of the BeingThe Being Reflects on Life While Watching the Planet RotateWith dozens of never-before-seen illustrations in addition to old favorites, this book offers a sweet and hilarious look at a distant world not all that unlike our own.
I feel more attractive.Honestly, you are. It’s the star damage. I CRAVE STAR DAMAGE.
11. Dr. Seuss Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel
Author: by Richard H. Minear
Published at: New Press; 2nd Printing edition (September 1, 2001)
A fascinating collection of wartime cartoons from the beloved children’s author and illustrator (The New York Times Book Review). For decades, readers throughout the world have enjoyed the marvelous stories and illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
But few know the work Geisel did as a political cartoonist during World War II, for the New York daily newspaper PM. In these extraordinarily trenchant cartoons, Geisel presents a provocative history of wartime politics (Entertainment Weekly). Dr. Seuss Goes to War features handsome, large-format reproductions of more than two hundred of Geisel’s cartoons, alongside insightful commentary by the historian Richard H.
Minear that places them in the context of the national climate they reflect (Booklist). Pulitzer Prizewinner Art Spiegelman’s introduction places Seuss firmly in the pantheon of the leading political cartoonists of our time. A shockerthis cat is not in the hat!Studs Terkel
12. The Essential Calvin and Hobbes: a Calvin and Hobbes Treasury
Author: by Bill Watterson
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing (January 1, 1988)
Beginning with the day Hobbes sprang into Calvin’s tuna fish trap, the first two Calvin and Hobbes collections, Calvin and Hobbes and Something Under The Bed Is Drooling, are brought together in this treasury. Including black-and-white dailies and color Sundays, The Essential Calvin and Hobbes also features an original full-color 16-page story.
Perhaps the most brilliant comic strip ever created, Calvin and Hobbes continues to entertain with dazzling cartooning and tremendous humor. Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes has been a worldwide favorite since its introduction in 1985. The strip follows the richly imaginative adventures of Calvin and his trusty tiger, Hobbes.
Whether a poignant look at serious family issues or a round of time-travel (with the aid of a well-labeled cardboard box), Calvin and Hobbes will astound and delight you.
13. Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
Author: by Scott McCloud
William Morrow Paperbacks
“You must read this book.” Neil GaimanThe bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication. Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance.
Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerful but misunderstood art form.
14. Stranger Planet (Strange Planet Series)
Author: by Nathan W. Pyle
New York Times BestsellerThe sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Strange Planet, featuring more hilarious and poignant adventures from the fascinating inhabitants of Nathan W. Pyle’s colorful world. In this eagerly awaited sequel, Nathan takes us back to his charming and instantly recognizable planet colored in bright pinks, blues, greens, and purples, providing more escapades, jokes, and p h r a s e s.
Nathan mixes his most popular Instagram comics with more than thirty original works created exclusively for this second volume to explore four major topics: traditions, nature, emotions, and knowledge. He inducts new and longtime fans into a strangely familiar world and its culture, from cohesion (marriage) to mild poison (alcohol) to the full lyrics to The Small Eight-Legged Creature (sung to the tune of The Itsy-Bitsy Spider).
Bright, colorful, and whimsicalyet charmingly familiarStranger Planet is out-of-this-world fun.
15. The Odd 1s Out: The First Sequel
Author: by James Rallison
Published at: TarcherPerigee; Illustrated edition (March 17, 2020)
An instant New York Times bestseller! The sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Odd 1s Out, with all new and never-before-seen content featuring opinions, stories, and signature characters from YouTube phenomenon James RallisonJames Rallison has always felt like he was on the outside looking in.
His YouTube videos are all about his “odd” behavior, and with over 13 million subscribers and millions more followers on social media, these animations have found their way into the hearts of fans who also feel like a bit of an odd one.
In this second installment in the Odd 1s Out series, James is back with characters, stories, and opinions, including: The upside of the robot uprising Questionable pizza toppings Strange yet completely reasonable fears Inventions that don’t exist, but shouldOffering advice on accepting your quirks and growing up in the Internet age, The Odd 1s Out: The First Sequel is sure to be a must-have for old and new fans alike.
16. A Wealth of Pigeons: A Cartoon Collection
Author: by Steve Martin
Published at: Celadon Books (November 17, 2020)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLERI’ve always looked upon cartooning as comedy’s last frontier. I have done stand-up, sketches, movies, monologues, awards show introductions, sound bites, blurbs, talk show appearances, and tweets, but the idea of a one-panel image with or without a caption mystified me.
I felt like, yeah, sometimes I’m funny, but there are these other weird freaks who are actually funny. You can understand that I was deeply suspicious of these people who are actually funny. So writes the multitalented comedian Steve Martin in his introduction to A Wealth of Pigeons: A Cartoon Collection.
In order to venture into this lauded territory of cartooning, he partnered with the heralded New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss. Steve shared caption and cartoon ideas, Harry provided impeccable artwork, and together they created this collection of humorous cartoons and comic strips, with amusing commentary about their collaboration throughout.