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The PreHistory of The Far Side ®: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit

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1989 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.

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1989 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780836218510
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/1989
  • Series: The Far Side ® Collection
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 179,065
  • Product dimensions: 11.90 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

The Far Side was syndicated in more than 1,900 daily newspapers from 1980 to 1995, when Gary Larson retired. During its run, the cartoon spawned 22 books from AMP, which were translated into a total of 17 different languages. For his work with The Far Side, Larson was awarded the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist from the National Cartoonists Society in 1991 and 1994. The group also named The Far Side Best Syndicated Panel in both 1985 and 1987.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Origin of the Species 11
The Fossil Record 13
Part 2 Evolution 39
Creative Process 41
Sketchbook Sampler 100
Stories 113
Part 3 Mutations 119
Mistakes (Mine and Theirs) 121
Subtle Things 134
Part 4 Stimulus-Response 153
Public Response 155
Rejected Cartoons 172
Part 5 The Exhibit 185
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2011


    The Far Side by Gary Larson is the most hilarious strip ever! This beats Garfield and Dilbert by default. When you read the strips, you know you're gonna laugh so hard.

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  • Posted May 2, 2009

    Love the Far Side

    If you love the Far Side then this is for you. 288 pages of of Far Side cartoons and doodles with commentary by Gary Larson. Included is a bit of history on how the Far Side came to be. Some of the cartoon are in B&W and some are in color and they are all hilarious.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2001

    I'm still Laughing!

    Gary Larson's Far Side 10th Anniversary Exhibit is hilarious! It's some of the funniest material I've read. I bought it this after noon, and couldn't put it down. I finished it 2 hours later. It was great. I really enjoyed the layout of the book. Gary Larson's original pictures from when he was young was a roit. I exspecially loved the way he told you his feelings on so many different panels. I highly recommend this book!

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