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Pearls Falls Fast: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury Paperback – March 11, 2014
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"In the years since it debuted in 2001, "Pearls Before Swine" has developed the kind of strong, cross-generational appeal shared by few strips since "Peanuts." (David Timberline, Style Weekly)
"...contains...witty and crisp commentary to reader remarks about specific strips." (Harry Moskos, The Sunday Journal)
"...a sampling of his funniest work." (Allen Pierleoni, Sacramento Bee)
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Unlike some other comic strip treasuries, a "Pearls Before Swine" treasury includes notes from Pastis on many of the comics in the book. Even if you own all UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT and RAT'S WARS, PEARLS FALLS FAST is a book worth owning just for the notes by Pastis. Some provide some insight to the life of a cartoonist while others are just plain funny. This treasury has some great storylines. Some of these found in the book include: where Larry the Croc becomes the Vice President of a neighborhood Kids Club treehouse, Rat returning to work at Joe's Roastery, a story where aliens who are just anthromorphic beer cans visit the neighborhood, the imprisonment of Stephan Pastis for Rat's anti-government tirades, and Zebra's decision to build a huge wall to protect him from the Crocs; the Crocs continued attempt at getting over Zebra’s wall; Rat joining the Occupy Movement by Occupying Sesame Street; Rat getting sent to Siberia with the rest of Stephan’s missing luggage and Rat’s revenge afterwards; Larry the Croc getting caught in a compromising photo with his Zebra neighbor; Rat being hired to revise Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood; the break-out of the East Coast-West Coast Cartoonist War; Larry’s son becomes friends with Freddy the Frog; and Guard Duck’s “adoption” of Dinky Duckling.Read more ›
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Stephan Pastis is a great writer and cartoonist, and amazingly funny. There are a few times that he is insulting, but that is about 0.1% of the time. Read morePublished 14 days ago by ERIC ALLEN HUDSON
Toon boy used to be a lawyer, but I forgive him. Seriously though, the treasuries are the only way to read Pearls. Stephan's comments are often funnier than the comics. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Travis Cote