(2008)

Andrews McMeel, 2008 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
16.99 USD; 18.99 CAD
Pages
268
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
Brand
U
ISBN
978-0-7407-7100-2; 0-7407-7100-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780740771002 51699
Color
Color covers and interior; black and white interior
Dimensions
8.5" w x 11" h
Paper Stock
Bond
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Back cover states, "Includes all cartoons from Da Brudderhood of Zeeba Zeeba Eata and The Sopratos."

Keywords
Newspaper comic strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pearls Before Swine / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stephan Pastis (artwork); Thomas Gibson (photograph)
Inks
Stephan Pastis (artwork); Thomas Gibson (photograph)
Colors
Stephan Pastis (artwork); Thomas Gibson (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rat; Pig; Goat; Zebra; Crocs; Guard Duck; Danny Donkey; Stephan Pastis
Keywords
Bazooka; cartoonist

Indexer Notes

Photo of Stephan Pastis surrounded by his creations making a mess. Includes references to Peanuts; The Family Circus; Dilbert; Get Fuzzy; Calvin and Hobbes. Back cover states: "Cover design by Tim Lynch".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)

Characters
Stephan Pastis
Keywords
Cartoonist

Indexer Notes

Twenty photos of cartoonist Stephan Pastis in the throes of creation.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Crass Menagerie

Indexer Notes

Half-title page, list of available books, title page, front matter

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stephan Pastis
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Cartoonist; mother

Indexer Notes

Humorous anecdotes about Pastis and his mother; dedication to the mother

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Pearls Before Swine / comic story / 240 pages (report information)

Script
Stephan Pastis
Pencils
Stephan Pastis
Inks
Stephan Pastis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Stephan Pastis

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Goat, I'm writing a biography of Abraham Lincoln.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rat; Pig; Goat; Zebra; Crocs; Guard Duck; Danny Donkey; seals; killer whale
Keywords
Cartoonist; crossover; newspaper comic strip; parody; predator; whale

Indexer Notes

Collection of daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips (Sundays in color), with running commentary by the creator. Notable story arcs include: Rat exploits Valentine's Day; the National Registry of Sand; introduction of Guard Duck; incompetent Crocs try to kill Zebra; Osama bin Laden hides out in The Family Circus; Blondie's 75th anniversary; Wee Bear seeks out Willy Mays; seals move to town, and encounter a killer whale; introduction of Pig's sea anemone enemy; Rat babysits for the Baby Blues kids; Rat works at the coffee shop.

"The Not Ready for Prime Time Comic Strips" (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stephan Pastis
Inks
Stephan Pastis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Stephan Pastis

Characters
Croc

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

"Twenty of the twenty-one strips in this section were either pulled prior to publication or significantly edited." (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephan Pastis
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Cartoonist; newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Explanation of the ensuing strips -- previously unpublished for various reasons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Pearls Before Swine / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Stephan Pastis
Pencils
Stephan Pastis
Inks
Stephan Pastis
Colors
?
Letters
Stephan Pastis

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Author's Note: As many of you already know, in yesterday's Sunday strip, Rat appeared to have died.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rat; Pig; Zebra; Cathy (cameo)
Keywords
Cartoonist; censorship; newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Comic strips (or versions of strips) that were never published.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)

Characters
Stephan Pastis
Keywords
Cartoonist

Indexer Notes

Twenty photos of the artist in the throes of creation. NOT identical with the photos in Sequence 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Thomas Gibson (photograph)
Inks
Thomas Gibson (photograph)
Colors
Thomas Gibson (photograph)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pastis is a loser
Genre
humor
Keywords
Cartoonist

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Companion piece to front cover -- cartoonist's studio, now empty and in a wreck. References to Peanuts, The Family Circus, Calvin and Hobbes, Dilbert, Get Fuzzy.