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See below for a selection of the latest books from Cartoons & comic strips category. Presented with a red border are the Cartoons & comic strips books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cartoons & comic strips books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Eagerly Awaiting Your Irrational Response

Eagerly Awaiting Your Irrational Response

Author: Scott Adams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

In the newest Dilbert collection, award-winning cartoonist Scott Adams turns passive-aggressive corporate communication into comic strip gold. The office culture in Dilbert abounds with hazards, from risky re-orgs and ergonomic ball chair disasters to Wally's flying toenail clippings. After a colleague suggests planning a huddle to ideate around an opportunity, Dilbert suffers an acute bout of jargon poisoning. It's all part of the delightful drudgery of Eagerly Awaiting Your Irrational Response.

I Hope This Helps

I Hope This Helps

Author: Tommy Siegel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

I Hope This Helps is an incisive and hilarious send-up of millennial culture, everyday anxieties, and our social media-driven reality from one of the sharpest new voices in webcomics. Tommy Siegel's debut book collection includes 200+ pages of comics, essays, and extremely helpful guides to coping with 21st-century panic. With comics titled Choose your social anxiety coping mechanism and What your coffee drink of choice says about you, I Hope This Helps offers clever and sardonic commentary on our phone-obsessed, social media-driven culture, as well as a series of devastatingly funny relationship comics starring his popular Candy Hearts characters. Tommy Siegel's comics began as doodles in the back of a van as a touring rock musician, and quickly earned a viral global fanbase and shout-outs from cultural heavyweights ranging from Ringo Starr to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. With a perfect balance of absurd humor and insightful writing, I Hope This Helps outlines the journey from the author's earliest van doodles all the way to the socially-distanced awkwardness of the present day.

How to Draw a Reindeer and Other Christmas Creatures

How to Draw a Reindeer and Other Christmas Creatures

Author: Lulu Mayo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

Learn how to draw cute Christmas creations in Lulu Mayo's unique and quirky kawaii style, using simple shapes and easy-to-follow steps. From a jolly Santa and a leaping reindeer to a stylish snowman and an ice-skating robin, there's tons of festive fun to be had sketching Lulu's adorable characters. With 30 step-by-step projects in total, plus additional drawing activities and creative prompts, this book is guaranteed to capture readers' imaginations and get them ready for the holiday season.

Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2020

Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2020

Author: Tim Benson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

A cartoon companion to an unprecedented year in politics. 2020 will forever be remembered as the year of coronavirus: twelve months in which we collectively forgot about Brexit, to turn our attention to the NHS, furloughs and social distancing. All of us, that is, apart from Britain's political cartoonists. Here, our finest satirists turn their eyes to Covid and much more: from the never-ending Brexit psychodrama to the Labour leadership election to the next US president. Featuring the work of Martin Rowson, Steve Bell, Peter Brookes and Nicola Jennings, Britain's Best Political Cartoons is your trusty companion to another year of turmoil, tantrums and Trump.

100 Ways Your Two-Year-Old Can Hurt You

100 Ways Your Two-Year-Old Can Hurt You

Author: Chen Weng Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

No one captures the messy but heartwarming experience of becoming a mother as accurately and hilariously as Messycow Comics. In what ways is a toddler like a deadly weapon? What would it look like if your 2-year-old was an office worker? And how does being a parent completely transform one's sense of fashion? These questions and many more are the focus of the hilarious and relatable comics by Weng Chen, a thirtysomething Chinese-American cartoonist who details the realities of raising small children, growing older, and how technology and mass culture shape today's parenting experiences. The debut book collection of her Messycow Comics presents one mom's fresh, insightful, and hilarious take on the joys, absurdities, and anxieties of modern parenting.

The Best of Matt 2020

The Best of Matt 2020

Author: Matt Pritchett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

'Matt is an Adorable Genius' Jilly Cooper 'So much greater than his nearest rivals it's almost embarrassing' Stephen Fry The last twelve months seen through the eyes of the brilliantly funny cartoonist Matt - the perfect Christmas gift. This year has certainly been a challenge . . . From 'unprecedented' to 'furlough', 'lockdown' to 'who even remembers Brexit', Matt is always there with exactly the right brilliantly uplifting take on the world. There is no doubt: award-winning Matt definitely makes the world a happier place!

Fangs

Fangs

Author: Sarah Andersen Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

A love story between a vampire and a werewolf by the creator of the enormously popular Sarah's Scribbles comics. Elsie the vampire is three hundred years old, but in all that time, she has never met her match. This all changes one night in a bar when she meets Jimmy, a charming werewolf with a wry sense of humor and a fondness for running wild during the full moon. Together they enjoy horror films and scary novels, shady strolls, fine dining (though never with garlic), and a genuine fondness for each other's unusual habits, macabre lifestyles, and monstrous appetites. First featured as a webcomic series on Tapas, Fangs chronicles the humor, sweetness, and awkwardness of meeting someone perfectly suited to you but also vastly different. This deluxe hardcover edition of Fangs features an engraved red cloth cover, dyed black page trim, and 25 exclusive comics not previously seen online. Filled with Sarah Andersen's beautiful gothic illustrations and relatable relationship humor, Fangs has all the makings of a cult classic.

Amphigorey Too

Amphigorey Too

Author: Edward Gorey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

A Sloth's Guide to Etiquette

A Sloth's Guide to Etiquette

Author: Sarah Jackson Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2020

Etiquette can be a minefield, so let Brian the sloth guide you very slowly through the mores of modern living. Whatever the social situation, his sage advice will take you effortlessly if slowly through life. Sloths, of course, play by their own set of rules but this hilarious guide will be sure to help you whether you are on a first date, starting work, going for a job interview or managing your social accounts. It includes advice from how to take a much-needed nap during the day without causing offence, to how to greet colleagues (with a smile) and to politely say 'no' to all those invitations so you leave yourself plenty of napping time.

The Peanuts Book

The Peanuts Book

Author: Simon Beecroft, Stephen Colbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

From the backyard to outer space, Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts has been charming the world for more than 70 years. In this celebration of Schulz and his beloved work, explore rarely seen sketches, influential comic strips, and collectors' artifacts. Pore over evolving artworks of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the gang. Chart the rich history of Peanuts as it grew to become the world's favourite comic, and travel from 1950 to the present day, from California to Japan. Every page of this visual guide is an exhibition to treasure. Discover the enduring and nostalgic charm of Peanuts in this stunning anniversary book. With a foreword by Stephen Colbert. (c) 2020 Peanuts Worldwide LLC

Giles The Collection 2021

Giles The Collection 2021

Author: Carl Giles Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

****The nation's favourite cartoonist - Express**** Giles enthusiasts will be thrilled with this latest collection of classic cartoons. Capturing Giles's trademark style and British humour, the 2021 annual takes a look at the biggest names of the 20th century, from politicians such as Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher to members of the royal family such as Princess Margaret and Queen Elizabeth. Giles also brilliantly details the celebrities whose names and stories were swept up by the national press during the 20th Century. From Christine Keeler, an English model who was at the centre of the Profumo Affair during the 1960s to Michael Fish, the BBC weather correspondent, who was lampooned for underestimating The Great Storm of 1987. Fans of Giles will be delighted to receive the latest annual compilation featuring 150 cartoons to enjoy from the archives of one of the most celebrated cartoonists of the once biggest selling daily newspaper in the world, the Daily Express, whose work led to him being voted the best cartoonist of the 20th century.

How To

How To

Author: Randall Munroe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Randall Munroe is . . .'Nerd royalty' Ben Goldacre 'Totally brilliant' Tim Harford 'Laugh-out-loud funny' Bill Gates 'Wonderful' Neil Gaiman AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing Explainer For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally bad that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole. 'How strange science can fix everyday problems' New Scientist 'A brilliant book: clamber in for a wild ride' Nature