It’s A Boy

A Baby Blues Book

This baby gift book features the artwork from the popular and award-winning Baby Blues comic strip. The authors have selected the definitive strips that shaped the lives of their characters when they added a little boy to their family. It’s a Boy will delight moms, moms-to-be, and any sister forced to deal with a new…

Pierced

A Zits Close-Up

Zits is “one of the freshest and most imaginative strips.” Los Angeles Times Twice honored as the Best Newspaper Comic Strip, Zits appears in more than 1,600 newspapers and is read daily by more than 45 million fans. In Pierced, Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman have hand-picked strips spotlighting Pierce, who is often the most…

X-Treme Parenting

A Baby Blues Treasury

"Nothing is certain but death and taxes. And laundry." –Baby Blues proverb When the recipe box has more pizza coupons than recipes, or for those parenting days when all you seem to accomplish is brushing your hair and making a tray of ice cubes, Baby Blues offers parental fatigue redemption. The brainchild of Rick Kirkman…

Night Shift

Baby Blues Scrapbook 23

* Baby Blues transcends the comics page-expertly illustrating why there are never enough napkins, sippy cups, or items crossed off the to-do list. Inside Night Shift: Baby Blues Scrapbook 23, award-winning creators Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott effortlessly navigate the nuances of everyday family life within the MacPherson household, where Band-Aids remain in short supply,…

Rude, Crude, and Tattooed

Zits Sketchbook Number 12

The Duncans remind us of how families are created, how they can drive us out the door one minute and drag us back in the next, offering laughter, love, and inspiration.” –Cincinnati Enquirer * Twice honored as the Best Newspaper Comic Strip, Zits appears in more than 1,100 newspapers and is read daily by more…

Are We Out of the Driveway Yet?

Zits Sketchbook Number 11

Appearing in nearly 1,400 newspapers today, Zits has been a runaway success on the funny pages since its July 1997 debut. Creators Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman have won praise from fans and fellow cartoonists alike for their gently accurate portrayal of the angst, concerns, and questions that arrive during adolescence. Creators Scott and Borgman…

Framed!

A Baby Blues Treasury

Kirkman and Scott don’t just have their fingers on the pulse of the modern middle-class family; they have a grip on its wrist like a mother pulling a three-year-old past a grocery store cookie aisle. Tadpoles in the toilet, backseat border wars, emergency homemade diapers . . . welcome to another year in the life…

Growth Spurt

Zits Sketchbook 2

  ”With these instantly familiar characters, Scott and Borgman create laser-accurate slices of family life in a handful of skillfully drawn vignettes each day. Their special genius is viewing the always baffling, often stressful care and feeding of teens as light(hearted) work.”—Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  Is it any wonder that 15-year-olds feel caught in the middle? They’re revved…

Thrashed

Zits Sketchbook No. 9

“Bottom line: Zits rocks.”It’s incredible to think that Zits was only launched in syndication in the summer of 1997. Since then, the strip’s leading teenager, Jeremy Duncan, and his mom, dad, and assorted friends have become a part of the American fabric and, more important, a part of our own families. Who else but cocreators…

Big Honkin’ Zits

A Zits Treasury

Widely lauded by critics, colleagues, and readers, Zits is has been twice honored with the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Award as the Best Newspaper Comic Strip, and received the Max and Moritz Award for Best International Comic Strip. This treasury, Big Honkin’ Zits, represents a compilation of Don’t Roll Your Eyes at Me, Young Man!…

Don’t Roll Your Eyes at Me, Young Man!

Zits Sketchbook 3

In Zits, countless readers relish Jim Borgman and Jerry Scott’s right-on look at teenage life, as told through the eyes of perpetually ambivalent, yet lovable, teenager Jeremy Duncan. Here’s a 15-year-old kid who seems to speak for teenagers everywhere, even if it’s with a withering look or a nonchalant shrug. As Jeremy himself might say:…

Humongous Zits

A Zits Treasury

Adolescence is a time of painful growth and unpredictable change, when kids come packaged in a jumble of baggy jeans, rolling eyeballs, and grunting communication. Cartoonists Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman have captured the humor of that challenging time with Zits, in which they chronicle the life and times of the typically exasperating yet ever…