What Was That All About? (Hardcover)

20 Years of Strips and Stories (Zits)

By Jerry Scott, Jim Borgman

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9781449486747, 264pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2017

List Price: 24.99*
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Description

What Was That All About? looks back at the 20-year whirlwind life of the Duncan family, the inhabitants of the popular, modern family cartoon Zits.

 

What Was That All About? is the perfect celebration of Zits' twentieth anniversary! Always spot-on, sometimes chaotic, and often messy comic moments are immortalized by the true-to-life give and take between Jeremy and his often befuddled parents.

Authors Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman have sifted through the highlights (and some lowlights!) over the life of the strip and have created a unique behind-the-scenes, insightful view into the history of Zits. They have selected their all-time favorite cartoons to fill the collection along with special features, including stories about:

• How they met in Sedona, Arizona, and came up with the crazy idea of creating Zits

• The teenagers in their own lives

• Choosing the title Zits

• Strips that newspapers declined to publish, or words they censored, etc.

• Creating a Zits Sunday strip

• Sucks, bites, and blows: staking out territory on the comic page

• Fish paste and other reasons our kids don't want to travel with us anymore

Excerpts from their sketchbooks will also be shown.

This is the book every fan of Zits has ever wanted!

 


About the Author

Jerry Scott is the co-creator of the award-winning comic strip Zits. He lives in central coastal California. Jerry's work on Baby Blues has delighted fans and wowed the cartooning world since he launched the strip with Rick Kirkman in 1990.
 

Co-creator Jim Borgman and his wife are the proud parents of five children. He has also won a Reuben Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Both he and Jerry have LOTS of experience with teenagers.