THREE BOOKS IN ONE MEANS THREE TIMES THE FUN! Fat-cat fans, you can bet you re gonna love this trifecta of fun! Because Garfield s back and he s on the attack! Tormenting Jon and ruining his dates (as if Jon can t do that himself), drop-kicking or duct-taping Odie, eating the neighbor s flowers and their pet bird! whacking spiders into the hereafter . . . Garfield will go to any lengths to satisfy his appetite for mischief and mayhem . . . and to entertain his raveus fans! The GARFIELD FAT CAT 3-PACK series collects the GARFIELD comic-strip compilation books in a new, full-color format. Garfield may have gone through a few changes, but one thing has stayed the same: his ermous appetite for food and fun. So enjoy some supersized laughs with the insatiable cat, because too much fun is never eugh!
Jim Davis was 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.