Garfield #1 - Garfield at Large
(March 1980)

Random House, 1980 Series
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Price
(see Notes)
Pages
132
On-sale Date
1980-02-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ballantine Books
Brand
Ballantine Books
ISBN
0-345-28779-7 Search at WorldCat
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Issue Notes

Multiple printings exist. The publication date is for the first printing.
Indexed from a 16th printing: price = 4.95 USD; 5.95 CAD. This printing has a deep red cover with slightly yellow title text, slight differences from our scan.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 79-93191.
Copyright 1980 by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported on the copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Garfield / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Davis (signed)
Inks
Jim Davis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Garfield
Synopsis
Garfield resents the title of the book.

Indexer Notes

Later printings include the blurb, "The Nationwide Best-Seller".

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

inside front and back covers are blank

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page and publishing information page.

[Look Inside This Book And See This Cat...] (Table of Contents: 3)

Garfield / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Garfield
Synopsis
A listing of the typical things Garfield does in the book.

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

Garfield / cartoon / 125 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Davis (signed)
Pencils
Jim Davis (signed)
Inks
Jim Davis (signed)
Letters
Jim Davis ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, There...I'm Jon Arbuckle
Genre
humor
Characters
Jon Arbuckle; Garfield; Lyman; Odie; Pooky; Santa Claus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Selected cartoons from 1978,1979, and 1980 including the first cartoon introducing Jon and Garfield.

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

Garfield / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Garfield
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [Look Inside This Book And See This Cat...]
    Garfield
  5. 4. ["Hi, There...I'm Jon Arbuckle"]
    Garfield
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Garfield
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