*2010 is the 30th Anniversary of Berkeley Breathed's Bloom County, the New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer-Prize winning comic strip! *Bloom County: The Complete Library Volume 3 collects every strip from July 1984 through February 1986. Many fondly remembered strips are in this volume, including the classic 1984 presidential elections featuring possibly the finest running mates ever for such a campaign: Opus and Bill the Cat. Plus, a cornucopia of ingenious satire featuring the rest of the Bloom County cast: Steve Dallas, Mio, Binkley, Oliver, Cutter John, and all the rest. * Most of the strips in this book were scanned from the original art, from the private archives of Berkeley Breathed, to ensure the highest possible reproduction quality. Additionally, this book contains many insightful, biting, and downright hysterical antations by Berkeley Breathed as he comments on his strips in his own uniquely irreverent way. -The Library of American Comics is the world's #1 publisher of classic newspaper comic strips, with 14 Eisner Award minations and three wins for best book. LOAC has become the gold standard for archival comic strip reprints...The research and articles provide insight and context, and most importantly the glorious reproduction of the material has preserved these strips for those who knew them and offers a new gateway to adventure for those discovering them for the first time. - Scoop
Berkeley Breathed lives and works in Santa Barbara, California and is the proud owner of a gentle pit bull named Ridley, a deaf dachshund named Milly, and a refugee mutt from the Puerto Rican streets named Pilar--splendidly flawed dogs, every one.