The Complete Far Side

The Complete Far Side Author Gary Larson
ISBN-10 1449460046
ISBN-13 9781449460044
Year 2014-11-25
Pages 1278
Language English
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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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 Someones 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 its 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 worlds comics pages until Gary Larsons retirement in 1994 The Complete Far Side celebrates Larsons 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 Larsons 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

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