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When Bad Things Happen to Stupid People: A Close to Home Collection [NOOK Book]

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Some call it weird. Others, eclectic, creative, hilarious, laugh-out-loud funny, and good old-fashioned snort-milk-out-your-nose humor. Whatever adjective you apply to Close to Home, it has become one of the most popular comic panels in the funny pages today.

Close to Home has devout fans that range from elementary students to octogenarians. As one fan put it, "I feel like you have been looking in my window and are drawing my life!" Though by no means a Peeping Tom, John ...

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When Bad Things Happen to Stupid People: A Close to Home Collection

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Overview

Some call it weird. Others, eclectic, creative, hilarious, laugh-out-loud funny, and good old-fashioned snort-milk-out-your-nose humor. Whatever adjective you apply to Close to Home, it has become one of the most popular comic panels in the funny pages today.

Close to Home has devout fans that range from elementary students to octogenarians. As one fan put it, "I feel like you have been looking in my window and are drawing my life!" Though by no means a Peeping Tom, John McPherson does have the unique skill of being able to take those idiosyncrasies of daily life that drive us all nuts and infuse them with razor-sharp wit.

In When Bad Things Happen to Stupid People John features angry letters from readers, cartoons that were killed by the editor, a glimpse inside his creative process, and never-before-seen photos of his erasers, quill pens, and his lucky drawing slippers. Who could resist it? 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740793097
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 751,616
  • File size: 24 MB
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Meet the Author

John McPherson hails from Painted Post, N.Y. He holds mechanical engineering and English degrees from Bucknell University and began drawing Close to Home in 1992. He currently lives in upstate New York with his two sons.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2013

    Anonymous

    I thought the free sample would at least have 1 page of comics, but it only has a dedication and a bunch of unessisary blank pages in the front!!!!!!

    I dont even want to give the sample any stars!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    Awesome

    Must read!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    Don't buy on your nook

    The book I'm sure is great but on my nook simple the most of the panels are the size of a postage stamp. i could not read them or enlarge them.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2013

    SOFUNNNY!

    It is so funny!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    Kendrecka

    Hey bre

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    Posted December 18, 2008

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