Garfield at 25

Garfield at 25

In Dog Years I'd Be Dead

Graphic Novel - 2002 | 1st ed.
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Random House, Inc.
Experience twenty-five years of the furry phenomenon known as Garfield with this fun, in-depth, and lavishly illustrated book.

Jim Davis’s grandfather, James A. Garfield Davis, was a big, cantankerous, outspoken man. Garfield is a big, cantankerous, outspoken cat. Coincidence? Of course not. The cartoon affectionately modeled on his grandfather has propelled creator Jim Davis–and Garfield–into the realm of comic superstardom. In this book, you’ll get a unique look back at the humble beginnings and enormous success of America’s favorite feline.

In Dog Years I’d Be Dead takes a comprehensive look at everything Garfield– the comics, the television shows, the zillions of products (who on the planet hasn’t seen the grinning plush doll suction-cupped to a car window?), and, of course, the fans. You’ll get the inside scoop about the pioneering comic-strip books that set the standard for the industry with a shape now called the “Garfield format.” You’ll venture into the studio where the voice talent recorded TV shows, and hear about the antics of special guest stars like Jonathan Winters and Buddy Hackett. Loaded with never-before-seen archival gems from Jim Davis’s personal collection and tribute cartoons from legends like Beetle Bailey’s Mort Walker, Blondie’s Dean Young, and The Family Circus’s Bil Keane, this is a book to treasure.

Baker & Taylor
Celebrates the irrepressible, irascible, lasagna-loving feline's twenty-fifth anniversary, and details his career, from the comic strips and books to the television specials and merchandising memorabilia.

& Taylor

The irrepressible, irascible, lasagna-loving feline turns twenty-five in this full-color celebration of Garfield's remarkable career--from the comic strips and books to the television specials and merchandising memorabilia. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2002.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780345452047
Branch Call Number: 741.5/973 21
Characteristics: 221 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Acey, Mark
Nickel, Scott
Alternative Title: In dog years I'd be dead


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Feb 13, 2016

this is just weird but i think its fun!

Sebastian S Gomez
Jan 20, 2012

This is the best biography for Garfield!


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Jan 20, 2012

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Sebastian S Gomez
Jan 20, 2012

Celebrate Garfield's 25th birthday bash. You can see all kinds of things, you can get up close to an interview with Jim Davis AND Garfield. Unknown facts, Garfield and Jim Davis' past, and much, much more! These are 221 pages full of entertainment!


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Sebastian S Gomez
Jan 20, 2012

"Growing old is inevitable, Growing up is optional."


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