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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!
Matt Bors makes the bold declaration that We Should Improve Society Somewhat in this collection of comics from The Nib's Editor and Publisher, Matt Bors. Bors has been working as a cartoonist for more than a decade, and this new collection captures a mix of his timely strips based on today's incredibly politically-divided environment, along with a curated selection of his timelessly funny earlier strips. There's never been a better time to get off Twitter and pick up a book! (Seriously someone please tell him to get off Twitter and read a book).
Attentive observers of the past ten years of British politics may not have heard of Kaya Mar, but chances are they will have seen one of his pictures - at a rally, or in an agency photograph syndicated around the world, or via a viral tweet. His paintings in oils are unlikely jewels of surreal satire, gleaming in the political desert in which we find ourselves: a kaleidoscopic gallery of the clowns, mountebanks and villains in charge, stripped of their self-importance and thrown overboard. This selection of 100 pictures, edited and introduced by Sam Kinchin-Smith, tells several stories at the same time: of how we got into this mess, of how we might get out of it, and of how Mar has become one of our most perceptive and wildly inventive political artists. It is the first proper account of the work of a cult figure around Westminster, promoted by the present crises to the status of national treasure: a satirist laureate for Brexit Britain. And fortunately, considering what doubtless lies ahead, he's only just getting started.
Whether you need a robotic companion to remember the names of people you meet at parties, an algorithmic pal to help you stomp on the crispy leaves in autumn, or just a really, really big 'bot for no particular reason at all, Small Robots is your spotter's guide to the wonderful world of robotic friends. They bring tea, complain in restaurants, retrieve lost balloons, but they also tackle more serious problems: mental health, disability, discrimination and grief, and will, when called upon, fiercely defend the marginalised and oppressed. This collection of one hundred of the best and most beloved 'bots delves into the functions, features, dimensions and backstories of these wonderful but often bafflingly obtuse creations. Discover how they perform their all-important tasks in the world of their large human friends, revealing how acts of kindness can be achieved in the littlest and most unexpected ways.
Valerie Minelli's tremendously popular Mrs. Frollein comics have been stirring emotion in people all over the world with heartfelt and earnest strips making fun of the mundane. These perfectly poignant webcomics find inspiration in the everyday, encompassing rainy coffee mornings, playful relationship adventures, and quiet introspective moments. The small, unexpected minutes that quilt life together. In addition to many of the most recent fan-favorite Mrs. Frollein strips, Small Hours also includes twenty-five all-new, never before released comics as well as a foreword from fellow web-comic luminaries, Jonathan Kunz and Elizabeth Pich of War and Peas.
'Bush can literally draw anything. I've watched him draw a stick of celery with enough finesse and detail to make a botanist weep. And then, in the next breath, he drew Rick Astley's hair. Brilliantly.' Mel Giedroyc What do celebrities get up to when they're at home and away from the glare of the public eye? Between playing songs on Absolute Radio, Andy Bush always wondered about the mundane, boring stuff famous people must do, just like you and I, and he created illustrations of his musings. For the first time, the very best of Andy's illustrations are compiled together into an essential guide that attempts to answer such important questions as: --Does Elton John sometimes lose his remote down the back of the sofa? --Do Kraftwerk put the bins out together? --And does Lady Gaga's snack ever get stuck in the vending machine?
Love and Other Weird Things is a cartoon collection by the soontobehouseholdnameifthere'sanyjusticeinthisworld Rich Sparks. The cast of characters seem innocuous enough: foulmouthed animals, Paul Bunyan, Smokey the Bear, stout men in tighty whities. But the situations give Monty Python a run for their money. And the juxtapositionsgood heavens! Sparks has been published in the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. Now he breaks out on his own with approximately 150 bizarre but sweet(ish) but, no seriously, really bizarre, but also really funny cartoons
Is modern living stressing you out and getting on top of you? Try slowing things down a little by being more sloth. Living in the 21st century is exciting, but with everything moving so quickly it can feel a touch overwhelming. It's time that everybody relaxed and took a moment to enjoy the simple pleasures, but we also appreciate it's easier said than done. That's why we've enlisted the help of an expert to guide you along the path to peace. Meet your mentor: Brian the sloth. Brian's hilarious advice is presented in this brilliant gift book that taps into 2018's cutest animal trend: sloths.