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The Art of Jim Davis' GARFIELD
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Released October 3rd, 2016

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Print (Hard Copy)
Print (Hard Copy)
Amazon
Amazon
Barnes & Noble
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GARFIELD: A MASTERPIECE OF MIRTH

Hermes Press is proud to announce a collaborative effort with Paws, Incorporated to produce a big fat hairy art book on everyone’s favorite feline, GARFIELD! For the first time ever, fans of Garfield, Jon, and Odie will be treated to a huge, all-color, all-original art book, The Art of Jim Davis’ Garfield!

This monograph will feature original production art from the comic strip, original cels from the television show, rare production and publishing art, and more! Garfield waddled onto the comics page in 1978, and the corpulent cat is still going strong today! If you’ve ever wanted to see a behind-the-scenes look at the production art, or wanted to read more about the man behind the cat, this is your book! The Art of Jim Davis’ Garfield chronicles the artistic process from the very beginning of the strip, it showcases rare concept art never seen before; and presents numerous samples of illustration art. If you love Garfield, this is definitely the book for you!

For new and old fans alike, this book is truly a treasure and offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the production of the comic strip and the creation of America’s favorite lasagna-loving fat cat.

Featuring an original essay by noted historian R. C. Harvey, this art book will take you through the history of Jim Davis and Garfield: the genesis of the comic strip; the Garfield and Friends television show; the live-action movies; the current animated series, the comic books — and more! In the essay, Harvey interviews Davis about the history of Garfield, from the Monday-hating cat's humble beginnings to his current superstar status.

The book is scheduled to be released in October 2016. Pre-order your copy today!

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