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Introducing the first eight volumes of the fan-favorite New York Times Best Seller series collected into one massive paperback collection Collects The Walking Dead 1-48 This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC over one thousand pages chronicling the beginning of Robert Kirkman s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror- from Rick Grimes waking up alone in a hospital to him and his family seeking solace on Hershel s farm and the controversial introduction of Woodbury despot The Governor In a world ruled by the dead we are finally forced to finally start living
Returning with the second eight volumes of the fan-favorite New York Times bestseller series The Walking Dead collected into one massive paperback collection This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC over one-thousand pages chronicling the next chapter of Robert Kirkman s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror - beginning with Rick Grimes struggle to survive after the prison raid to the group s finding short solace in The Community and the devastation that follows In a world ruled by the dead we are finally forced to finally start living Collects The Walking Dead 49-96
If you work in anything that resembles an office chances are you have coworkers who resemble Dilbert s Maybe your boss doesn t have pointy hair but he or she probably more than once has used meaningless business speak to cover a lack of knowledge--and fooled exactly no one A guy in the next cubicle probably shows up each day just for the free coffee and another probably works like a crazy-woman hoping for a little recognition Dilbert creator Scott Adams includes them all Any resemblance to your actual coworkers is intentional and hilarious Get a head start on each day s office craziness with this best-selling Dilbert calendar that features a full-color cartoon on every page
TheOatmeal com s most popular cat jokes including How to Pet a Kitty and The Bobcats plus 15 new and never-before-seen catthemed comics are presented in this hilarious collection from New York Times best-selling author Matthew Inman a k a TheOatmeal com Includes pull-out poster Jesus Rollerblading Christ--another helping of TheOatmeal Mrow MOAR kitty comics Mr Oats delivers a sidesplitting serving of cat comics in his new book How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You If your cat is kneading you that s not a sign of affection Your cat is actually checking your internal organs for weakness If your cat brings you a dead animal this isn t a gift It s a warning How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You is a hilarious brilliant offering of cat comics facts and instructional guides from the creative wonderland at TheOatmeal com How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You presents fan favorites such as Cat vs Internet How to Pet a Kitty and The Bobcats plus 17 brand-new never-before-seen cat jokes This Oatmeal collection is a must-have from Mr Oats A pullout poster is included at the back of the book
They re back This eagerly awaited four-volume slipcased paperback edition of the original groundbreaking collection features the adventures of Calvin and his pet tiger Hobbes 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 three hardcover 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 Calvin and Hobbes one of the few universally admired by other cartoonists --Charles Solomon Los Angeles Times Book Review
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art the full history of Hyrule the official chronology of the games and much more Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong Mario and The Legend of Zelda Shigeru Miyamoto this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link s adventures from the creators themselves As a bonus The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga Akira Himekawa
1 New York Times Bestseller2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTIn her first memoir Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons family photos and documents and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears Chast s memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents When it came to her elderly mother and father Roz held to the practices of denial avoidance and distraction But when Elizabeth Chast climbed a ladder to locate an old souvenir from the crazy closet with predictable results the tools that had served Roz well through her parents seventies eighties and into their early nineties could no longer be deployed While the particulars are Chast-ian in their idiosyncrasies an anxious father who had relied heavily on his wife for stability as he slipped into dementia and a former assistant principal mother whose overbearing personality had sidelined Roz for decades the themes are universal adult children accepting a parental role aging and unstable parents leaving a family home for an institution dealing with uncomfortable physical intimacies managing logistics and hiring... strangers to provide the most personal care An amazing portrait of two lives at their end and an only child coping as best she can Can t We Talk about Something More Pleasant will show the full range of Roz Chast s talent as cartoonist and storyteller more
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 Also included are... additional Far Side cartoons Larson created after his retirement 13 that appeared in the last Far Side book Last Chapter and Worse and six cartoons that periodically ran as a special feature in the New York Times Science Times section as The Far Side of Science Creator Gary Larson offers a rare glimpse into the mind of The Far Side in quirky and thoughtful introductions to each of the 14 chapters Complaint letters fan letters and queries from puzzled readers appear alongside some of the more provocative or elusive panels Actor author and comedian Steve Martin offers his sagacious thoughts in a foreword and Larson s former editor describes what it was like to be the guy who could explain every Far Side cartoon During its 14-year run The Far Side was syndicated internationally to over 1 900 daily newspapers It spawned 23 books and has been translated into 17 different languages Copyright 2014 by FarWorks Inc All Rights Reserved The Far Side and Tales from The Far Side are registered trademarks of FarWorks Inc more
Timed perfectly with Marvel s 75th Anniversary DK s bestselling Marvel Encyclopedia is now fully revised extended and updated Bring the Marvel Universe home with this all-inclusive encyclopedia detailing little-known facts and information about the iconic Marvel characters This essential tome has been fully updated with 32 additional pages Created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics the revised pages of Marvel Encyclopedia now feature new entries on the latest characters and teams updated facts on existing ones including their latest looks and story lines and expanded entries on major superheroes such as Spider-Man Thor and The Avengers Special double-page features have also been added highlighting recent major crossover events in the Marvel Universe such as Fear Itself and the new Marvel Now series This book wouldn t be complete without the newly commissioned cover art by well-known Marvel artist Mike Deodato Jr
What if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son What if Luke I am your father was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining Darth Vader is a dad like any other except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith Celebrated artist Jeffrey Brown s delightful illustrations give classic Star Wars moments a fresh twist presenting the trials and joys of parenting through the lens of a galaxy far far away Life lessons include lightsaber batting practice using the Force to raid the cookie jar Take Your Child to Work Day on the Death Star Er he looks just like you Lord Vader and the special bond shared between any father and son