The Complete Far Side

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A masterpiece of comic brilliance, The Complete Far Sidecontains every Far Sidecartoon every syndicated-over 4,000 if you must know-presented in (more or less) chronological order by year of publication, with more than 1,100 that have never before appeared in a book. Also included are additional Far Sidecartoons Larson created after his retirement: 13 that appeared in the last Far Sidebook, Last Chapter and Worse, and six cartoons that periodically ran as a special feature in theNew York TimesScience Times section as The ...

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Dene Nixon

Mar 3, 2011

Crazy Far Side

I couldn't be happier when I received this enormous boxed set to replace one that I lost in a house fire last year. Thanks again for the quick turnaround. If you people are interested in Mr. Larson and his craziness --- get it !

Sandra A

Dec 30, 2010

Yes!

The Complete Farside. If you are familiar with The Farside,nothing more needs to be said! If you aren't familiar with it: this set is for anyone who's sense of humor is about 23 degrees off normal! Full of puns, sight gags, and "normal" situations, twisted to a different point of view. I mourned the day I heard Gary Larson had stopped the 'toon, but now, I have something to live for!

Means

Feb 21, 2009

Cavemen, Dinosaurs, and Scientists oh my!

One of the most enjoyable exhibits I viewed at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum (Washington, D.C.) was a collection of Mr gary Larson original drawings. It was the perfect setting for these treasures. Scientists, cavemen, and dinosaurs Oh My!
This collection is a must have for people who love comics. While some might argue that Mr Larson's point of view is eccentric it reveals an a true artist (that not only thinks but has a big heart!) He loves his characters even when he puts them in strange circumstance.
There is not a review that can really do justice to the work contained within these volumes. You have to see it for yourself. Because you would not believe me if I tried to explain it to you. Ok. A scientist (you know this because they all have white jackets with pens in the top pocket) is intently working on a missile. Another Scientist is walking up from behind with a paper bag ready to pop it! That is why seeing is necessary. Besides the two volume set is so heavy that it can hold up a broken bookcase by itself!
Sincerely yours, means Johnston III

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