For the longest time I thought I was alone with my slightly off-kilter, skewed and non-traditional outlook on life and twisted sense of humor.
delighted (and slightly relieved) when I discovered that I had a kindred
Larson not only shares my unconventional perspective on life but he also
showcased it in a medium I love: the comic strip!
Andrews McMeel Publishing has compiled all
of Gary Larson's 'The Far Side' single panel comic strips (roughly in chronological
order) in a three volume soft cover collection all wrapped up in black and
white hard cover slipcase, emulating a cow's hide!
only are The Far Side fans treated to every single black and white and color cartoon
expose on the bizarre side of life, the book also includes extra strips created
after the series ended and several other 'special' The Far Side cartoons-all by
with each chapter are thoughtful recollections and ponderings by Gary and
sprinkled throughout are comments by fans, detractors and Gary about certain
more controversial The Far Side cartoons.
years Gary offered his quirky slices of humor to hundreds of papers around the
world until he retired in 1994.
Steve Martin provides the foreword for the collection (seems appropriate) and
Gary's former editor explains how best to explain The Far Side.
the ultimate trip to The Far Side don't pass up this spectacular collection!