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Age Happens: Garfield Hits the Big 4-0

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Published: September 2018
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Author: Jim Davis
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BIC Subject: Cartoons & comic strips
 
Published: 17-Sep-2018
Format: Hardback, 160 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780345526090
Stock Code: 5526090
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The big year is finally here! Garfield, the original party animal, is aging disgracefully and celebrating wildly! Hey, what do you expect from the mischievous fat cat who is so good at being bad?

Join the party, as celebrity cartoonists and fans alike pay homage to the famous feline. Even Broadway legend Lin-Manuel Miranda gets into the act by composing the book's foreword.

This commemorative collection of birthday comic strips-plus a ton of other festive fun-is a gift for Garfield fans of all ages!The big year is finally here! Garfield, the original party animal, is aging disgracefully and celebrating wildly! Hey, what do you expect from the mischievous fat cat who is so good at being bad?

Join the party, as celebrity cartoonists and fans alike pay homage to the famous feline. Even Broadway legend Lin-Manuel Miranda gets into the act by composing the book's foreword.

This commemorative collection of birthday comic strips-plus a ton of other festive fun-is a gift for Garfield fans of all ages!
Jim Davisawas 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). TheaGarfieldstrip 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 nameaGarfieldaThe Most Widely Syndicated Comic Strip in the World. Davis has had many successes withaGarfield,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.
 
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