Garfield from the Trash Bin

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Garfield from the Trash Bin

Rescued Rejects and Outrageous Outtakes

By Jim Davis (Editor); Brett Koth (Editor); Mark Acey (Editor)

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345518811, 125pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2010

Description

Dumpster Diving!

One cat's trash is another cat's treasure, and in this all-new book, Garfield creator Jim Davis has collected the best of the worst: never-before-seen rejected comic strips, questionable covers, silly sketches, gross gags, and over-the-top, over-the-edge outtakes sure to offend just about everyone.

So hold your nose and dig in!



About the Author
Jim Daviswas born on July 28, 1945, in Marion, Indiana. He later attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where he distinguished himself by earning one of the lowest cumulative grade point averages in the history of the university. (Incidentally, a fellow classmate named David Letterman earned the other). The"Garfield"strip was born on June 19, 1978, syndicated in forty-one U.S. newspapers. Today it s syndicated in more than 2,100 newspapers worldwide with more than 200 million readers, leading Guinness World Records to name"Garfield"The Most Widely Syndicated Comic Strip in the World. Davis has had many successes with"Garfield, "including four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program and induction into the Licensing Hall of Fame (1998), but his most prized awards are from his peers in the National Cartoonist Society: Best Humor Strip (1981 and 1985), the Elzie Segar Award (1990), and the coveted Reuben Award (1990) for overall excellence in cartooning."