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Random Zits: A Zits Treasury

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Zits follows the life of 15-year-old Jeremy Duncan, a sarcastic, cynical, sensitive, intelligent, typical kid. As Jeremy navigates life with his parents, girlfriend Sara, and buddies Pierce and Hector, he embodies all the characteristics unique to the weirdest, toughest, and most intense time most guys ever face: the teen years. He endures it all, armed with little more than a wry, penetrating sense of humor, a sullen expression, and a guitar named Larry.

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Overview

Zits follows the life of 15-year-old Jeremy Duncan, a sarcastic, cynical, sensitive, intelligent, typical kid. As Jeremy navigates life with his parents, girlfriend Sara, and buddies Pierce and Hector, he embodies all the characteristics unique to the weirdest, toughest, and most intense time most guys ever face: the teen years. He endures it all, armed with little more than a wry, penetrating sense of humor, a sullen expression, and a guitar named Larry.

Random Zits not-so-randomly combines the previous collections Road Trip! and Teenage Tales into one mega-volume. It features popular story lines that include Jeremy and Hector fixing up their old van and taking it for a clandestine joy ride, Jeremy learning the value of tact on his girlfriend's bad hair days, selling random household items on eBay, surviving sudden radical growth spurts, and being coaxed into a fishing trip with his father, who seizes the opportunity to have "the talk."

Zits captures the nature of teenage boys with uncanny precision. In one series of strips, Jeremy's mom is alarmed to find a fist-size hole in the wall of his room. When he reluctantly describes what happened, it turns out that the hole wasn't made in a moment of teen hormonal rage, but in a moment of teen hormonal idiocy, when he used his mom's meat tenderizing mallet to swat a bug. Anyone who has spent much time around an adolescent boy will recognize this seemingly inexplicable behavior: intelligence and impulsiveness locked in constant battle. This is the natural state of the teenage male, and it's portrayed exquisitely in Zits.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740746697
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Series: Zits Treasury Series
  • Edition description: Book with poster
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 475,185
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Borgman and his wife are the proud parents of five children. They live in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Online:
www.kingfeatures.com/features/comics/zits/

Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott have delighted fans and impressed the cartooning world since the strip launched in 1990, and the passion continues today. Rick calls Phoenix, Arizona, home. Jerry, also the cocreator of Zits, lives in central coastal California.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2010

    A teen-age wanna be!

    This was a purchase for my 11 year old granddaughter. She always passes these books along to me after she finishes. We both get a kick out of the "Zits" teenagers. (It's kinda like her Dad when he was a teenager.) I think that she enjoys them because she is a "teen-age wanna be". I enjoy them because they bring back those old memories, some of which weren't as funny when my son was a part of similar antics.
    I recommend this as a fun book, to take you away from the things of the world going on around you. We all need an occasional break. Read something serious tomorrow!

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