The Best of FoxTrot

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Reuben Award—winning cartoonist Bill Amend culls through 20 years of FoxTrot strips to select his personal favorites for this lavish retrospective.Since the 1988 launch of Bill Amend's FoxTrot, Amend has humorously depicted suburban living through the adventures and misadventures of the Fox family. Via kids Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, Amend comments on the latest Hollywood fads, gaming fixations, and familial fascinations with wry irreverence. Inside this special two-volume edition...

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Reuben Award—winning cartoonist Bill Amend culls through 20 years of FoxTrot strips to select his personal favorites for this lavish retrospective.Since the 1988 launch of Bill Amend's FoxTrot, Amend has humorously depicted suburban living through the adventures and misadventures of the Fox family. Via kids Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, Amend comments on the latest Hollywood fads, gaming fixations, and familial fascinations with wry irreverence. Inside this special two-volume edition of FoxTrot, fans will find just under 1,700 of Amend's favorite and most notable strips. Annotations by the cartoonist offer readers new insight into both the material and the creative process behind it.As evidence of the strip's overwhelming popularity, FoxTrot boasts lifetime sales of more than 3.5 million books. Prior to FoxTrot's semi-retirement in 2007, the strip had close to 1,000 daily and Sunday newspaper clients and a daily readership in print and online in the millions. This is the book FoxTrot fans have been eagerly awaiting.

Reuben Award-winning cartoonist Bill Amend culled through 20 years of FoxTrot strips to select his personal favorites for this lavish retrospective.

Since the 1988 launch of Bill Amend's FoxTrot, Amend has humorously depicted suburban living through the adventures and misadventures of the Fox family. Via kids Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, Amend comments on the latest Hollywood fads, gaming fixations, and familial fascination with wry irreverence.

Inside this special two paperback slipcased edition of FoxTrot, fans will find almost 1,600 of Amend's favorite and most notable strips. Essays and annotations by the cartoonist offer readers new insight into both the material and creative process behind it.

As evidence of the strip's overwhelming popularity, FoxTrot boasts sales of more than 3.5 million books. The Best of FoxTrot is the book FoxTrot fans have been eagerly awaiting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780594468509
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 149,650
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Amend was named Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society in 2007. He creates FoxTrot cartoons for Sunday newspapers and maintains an online presence at foxtrot.com. He lives in the Midwest, with his wife and two children.

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