A dog philosopher questions what it really means to be a 'good boy'. A virtual assistant and a robot-cleaner elope. The undiscovered species and the theoretical particle face existential despair. Just as he did with writers, poets and literary classics in Baking with Kafka , Gauld now does with hapless scientists, nanobots, and puzzling theorems - with comic strips funny enough to engage science boffins and novices alike.
I Go Quiet is the exquisite story of an introverted girl, struggling to find her place in a noisy world. Through the power of books, creativity and imagination, she begins to see possibilities for herself beyond the present, to a future where her voice will finally be heard.
2018 EISNER AWARD-WINNER - BEST HUMOUR PUBLICATION In Baking with Kafka , Tom Gauld asks the questions no one else dares ask about civilisation as we know it. - How do you get published during a skeleton apocalypse? - What was the secret of Kafka's lemon drizzle cake? - And what plot possibilities does the exploding e-cigarette offer modern mystery writers? A riotous collection of laugh-out-loud cartoons in his signature style, Baking with Kafka reaffirms Gauld's position as a first-rate cartoonist, creating work infused with a deep understanding of both literary and cartoon history.
' Peanuts was, is, and will continue to be the finest comic in the world. Bravo' RAY BRADBURY In The Complete Peanuts : 1995-1996 (Vol. 23), Charlie Brown starts taking dancing classes and is asked to the sweetheart ball! The World Famous Attorney handles some tough cases, Rerun wants Snoopy to come out and play and Linus hears coyotes howling at night. This is the antepenultimate twenty-third volume of the New York Times best-selling series that will conclude in 2016, collecting every single one of the 18,000-plus strips created by Schulz from 1950-2000.
Peanuts goes noir when Charlie Brown gets caught up in a fake celebrity autograph ring and Linus starts his own church of the Great Pumpkin - until believers declare him a false prophet. In comedic counterpoint, Snoopy gets his driving license and Rerun pursues a comics career. Meanwhile, Olaf and Andy go on a quest for the only pop culture anthropomorph more famous than their brother - and 'Crybaby' Boobie makes a comeback.
In the last five years, Simon's Cat has become a national treasure and a global phenomenon. Star of over twenty-five films, which have been watched over 350 million times, and winner of a dozen major industry awards, Simon's Cat has captured the hearts of a global audience.
Stuff them, eat them, love them. Inspired by the untimely demise of his pet hamster Silky - for which, some twenty years later, he still holds himself responsible - Sam Leith explores and explains the universe of the dead pet.
The definitive collection of the work of cult artist David Shrigley