Garfield

Garfield Cover

Garfield

Potbelly of Gold

By Jim Davis

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345522443, 95pp.

Publication Date: August 31, 2010

Description
The milestone 50th GARFIELD compilation book with a SPECIAL EDITION ANIMATED COVER
The fat cat returns for his 50th book a brand-new collection of hilarious strips, featuring Jon, Odie, and all the famous characters in the world of the one-and-only Garfield. Featuring a one-of-a-kind lenticular animated cover


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."