Garfield Brings Home the Bacon

Garfield Brings Home the Bacon Cover

Garfield Brings Home the Bacon

His 53rd Book

By Jim Davis, Jr.

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345525864, 96pp.

Publication Date: January 31, 2012

Oink Oink
Grab a fork and nab some pork Garfield loves the other white meat in all its palate-pleasing permutations: breaded, barbecued, shredded, fried even frozen (porksicles, anyone?). If you re hungry for humor, satisfy your craving with this latest and greatest collection of comics.

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."