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One of the funniest and most relatable family comic strips in history, Baby Blues is guaranteed to entertain parents and comic strip fans of all ages. In the newest Baby Blues scrapbook, cartoonists Jerry Scott and Rick Kirkman have returned with another full year's worth of comics and commentary chronicling the family foibles of the MacPhersons and the mischievous antics of Zoe, Hammie, and Wren.
The latest relatable, hilarious, and outstanding Zits treasury includes the complete comics from 2020. A year's worth of Zits cartoons, all in one place!
Baby Blues has delighted readers for more than thirty years with the endearing and relatable musings from Jerry Scott and the heartwarming illustrations from Rick Kirkman. Between the two, they have created a classic parenting cartoon strip that any parent can relate to, and every new parent should read—to help quell expectations for being the best. parent. ever! Each page in the Baby Blues 2022 Day-to-Day Calendar features a full-color strip where you can follow the MacPherson family shenanigans as they juggle work-life, kids, home-life, kids, loving-everyone-anyway, and kids.Features include:Full-color tear-off pagesDay/Date reference on each pageWidely celebrated and nationally recognized holidays and observancesBack of pages are blank—perfect for notes, lists, or to-dosPrinted on FSC-certified paper with soy-based inkEasel backer for desk or tabletop displayCombined weekend pagesFamily-friendly humor suitable for all ages
A year's worth of Baby Blues comics with a special section and bonus materials celebrating the 30th anniversary of the beloved strip about parenting, kids, and the hilarity of family life
BB3X is a special Baby Blues treasury that celebrates three decades of one of the most heartwarming, funny, and true-to-life depictions of raising children ever seen in the funny pages. In addition to a year's worth of Baby Blues comics, this special collection sheds light on the unique collaborative process of Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott, whose cartooning magic has helped transform some of the most stressful moments in life into some of the most hilarious. The book includes a forward from Rick, a reflection by Jerry, and a 15-page spread of archival photographs and illustrations from the duo's three decades of Baby Blues collaboration.
"Zits is the worst name for a comic strip since Peanuts."
--Charles M. Schulz
Sixteen-year-old Jeremy Duncan is a high school freshman and an aspiring musician. He daydreams about the day when his band, Goat Cheese Pizza, records their first monster hit single, and they all pile into his van for their cross-country, sold-out concert tour. Between naps, study hall, and band practice, Jeremy still manages to find time to be the star of the hugely popular comic strip Zits.
"Zits is the worst name for a comic strip since Peanuts."
--Charles M. Schulz
Sixteen-year-old Jeremy Duncan is a high school freshman and an aspiring musician. He daydreams about the day when his band, Goat Cheese Pizza, records their first monster hit single, and they all pile into his van for their cross-country, sold-out concert tour. Between naps, study hall and band practice, Jeremy still manages to find time to be the star of the hugely popular comic strip, Zits.
A year’s worth of strips -- many with comments from Jerry and Rick.
From the dark days of sleep deprivation to the cacophony of a tri-kid family, Baby Blues reveals the true dark underbelly of parenting to the delight of newspaper readers everywhere. Like a comic epidural, or butt cream on a raging diaper rash, this comic strip has helped take some of the sting out of parenting for countless parents around the world.
Baby Blues transcends the comic page by fusing the award-winning imaginations of Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott with familiar family life. Kirkman and Scott intuitively balance the humorous with the poignant through relatable and sometimes all-too-familiar parenting scenes.
Baby Blues is a pitch-perfect and hilarious family-oriented comic strip that typifies modern parenting.
In this chronological collection, readers get a close-up view inside the home of the MacPhersons, a perfectly normal family with perfectly chaotic lives. Daryl and Wanda are deep in the trenches of childrearing and earning their stripes as parents to Zoe, Hammie, and Wren.
Baby Blues expertly illustrates why Band-Aids remain in short supply, tattling and teasing lead to time-outs, and an unplanned visit to the dentist or auto mechanic occurs just when the bills seem to be caught up.
Still crazy after all these years! Behold Wanda and Darryl MacPherson as they navigate the chaos of modern parenting.For more than 25 years, the MacPherson family has brought the joy, humor, and poignancy of raising three children to funny pages worldwide in the popular comic strip, Baby Blues. No Yelling! reveals the sticky underbelly of parenting, shining a comedic light on everything from dealing with picky eaters to too much screen time. From gargantuan messes to legendary sibling disputes, readers will love following along as the MacPhersons--Darryl, Wanda, and children Zoe, Hammie, and Wren--overcome many of life's hurdles.No Yelling! offers a perceptive glimpse into the lives of modern parents, complemented by witty and informative commentary from the co-creators themselves. This collection will appeal to anyone who has kids or who remembers what it was like to be one.
Join in the chaotic fun with the MacPherson family in this thirty-first Baby Blues cartoon collection! Child-rearing reaches an entirely new level of delightfully messy chaos in Baby Blues: Wetter, Louder, Stickier. Battle-ready and perpetually exhausted, Daryl and Wanda team up to navigate a new front of challenges, like Zoe's enthusiasm over the "Smoochy Boyz" concert, deciphering baby Wren's attempts at language, and determining Hammie's place as a colon in the school play---whether "colon" refers to punctuation or digestion remains undetermined. Armed with "performance-enhancing substances" (a.k.a., chocolate donuts), the perfectly normal MacPherson family will surely bring a barrage of smiles and laughter to familiar fans with their perfectly chaotic lives.Baby Blues has enchanted new parents, grandparents, and kids alike since it first appeared on the comics pages in 1990. As the years passed, the list of newspapers carrying the feature has grown almost as fast as the MacPhersons' kids! Baby Blues now appears in more than 1,200 newspapers worldwide, and the adventures of America's favorite first-time parents have also been chronicled in 31 anthologies and four treasuries. In 1995, the National Cartoonists Society recognized Baby Blues as "Best Comic Strip of the Year."
A special 20th anniversary hardcover Baby Blues retrospective, this is the colossal collection that Baby Blues’s 55 million-plus fans have been clamoring for.
Named Best Comic Strip of the Year in 1995, Baby Blues follows young parents Darryl and Wanda MacPherson as they raise children Zoe, Hammie, and Baby Wren. From temper tantrums to toilet training, everyday experiences that all parents agonize over and laugh about serve as fertile comedic ground as BBXX takes readers on a relevant and timeless journey through twenty years of Baby Blues. What results is a truthfully fulfilling romp through the daily aspects of family life as well as a carefully nuanced tug at the heartstrings.
It's the director's cut in Kirkman and Scott's newest Baby Blues book. In this chronological collection, readers get a close-up view inside the home of the MacPhersons, a perfectly normal family with perfectly chaotic lives. Daryl and Wanda are deep in the trenches of childrearing and earning their stripes as parents to Zoe, Hammie, and baby Wren.