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Brevity: 2009 Wall Calendar

Overview

William Shakespeare must have had a premonition of Guy Endore-Kaiser and Rodd Perry's comic strip when he said "Brevity is the soul of wit." With its sly sense of humor and ingeniously understated art, Brevity is not your normal comics fare. It features an eclectic cast of characters such as sporks, nerds, animals, or people in unusual yet relatable situations. Like the comics featured in them, this calendar is sharply intelligent, amusingly idiosyncratic, and uproariously funny.

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Overview

William Shakespeare must have had a premonition of Guy Endore-Kaiser and Rodd Perry's comic strip when he said "Brevity is the soul of wit." With its sly sense of humor and ingeniously understated art, Brevity is not your normal comics fare. It features an eclectic cast of characters such as sporks, nerds, animals, or people in unusual yet relatable situations. Like the comics featured in them, this calendar is sharply intelligent, amusingly idiosyncratic, and uproariously funny.

• "Brevity is a welcome breath of fresh air . . . really funny stuff." — Larry King

• "Brevity marks the return of something long missing from the funny pages: a strip that is actually funny." —Michael Price, coexecutive producer for The Simpsons

This entertaining calendar features twelve full-color Sunday Brevity panels selected by Guy and Rodd.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740774041
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Pages: 24
  • Product dimensions: 11.80 (w) x 11.94 (h) x 0.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Guy was a member of the 1987 Olympic team and has two mentions in the Guinness Book of World Records. He attended Wesleyan University and USC Film School, and currently lives in a very sexy part of Los Angeles, Calif.

Rodd was born in Melbourne, Australia, and moved to West Chester, Penn., at the age of ten. After graduating from Ithaca College, he drove to Los Angeles, where he lives today with his wife, Maura, and three young sons.

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