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For 30 years, FoxTrot cartoonist Bill Amend has been injecting his quirky brand of family humor into America’s newspapers and bookshelves while earning a reputation as an authority at signing overly well-read, dog-eared paperbacks.
With Mother Is Coming, the first FoxTrot collection in more than two years, fans young and less-young will get 144 crisp and pristine color pages featuring the latest in Fox family chaos, with the usual forays into math, science, gaming, geekdom, and pop culture. Fox children Jason, Paige and Peter, parents Andy and Roger, and pet iguana, Quincy, all make appearances as they battle such challenges as schoolwork, family dinners, social media and how to climb theater stairs in a BB-8 costume.
FoxTrot chronicles the Fox family and their typical suburban life. If by typical life you somehow meant iguanas, math jokes, World of Warcraft references, and one-up-manship in the sibling prank department.
In this FoxTrot collection, cartoons feature life in the Fox family, including Peter's on-and-off romance, Paige's passion for shopping, their little brother Jason's plots to torment Paige, and their parents' efforts to cope with them all.
FoxTrot is a comic strip with attitude, wit and a big dose of reality. Bill Amend’s brilliant understanding of sibling rivalry and generational struggles comes to life in a refreshing blend of humor and truth.
Readers of all ages will love this glimpse into family life with the FoxTrot gang. Come and laugh with Roger and Andy, and their kids Peter, Paige and Jason.
Welcome to the Fox household, where siblings, parents, and a recalcitrant iguana are engaged in an ongoing duel of wit and wits. In the world of FoxTrot, no-holds-barred competition and tenuously touching alliances between Peter, Paige, and Jason engage everyone who's ever had a brother or sister. With this collection, fans will continue to enjoy the fun of the Fox family.
FoxTrot distills popular culture through the lens of everyday family life--offering a deft and humorous critique on society's latest comings and goings.
FoxTrot distills popular culture through the lens of everyday family life—offering a deft and humorous critique on society’s latest comings and goings.
Bill Amend’s FoxTrot skillfully depicts suburban living through the cavortings of the Fox family. Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, comment on the latest Hollywood fads, gaming fixations, and familial fascinations. As the 27th FoxTrot comic collection, Jasontron: 2012 features all full-color Sunday strips published from September 2009 to Spring 2012.
Jason continues to craft exploits at Paige’s expense, while Peter suits up for the next big game. Parents Roger and Andy keep up with their children’s antics, as Roger vigilantly monitors his hairline and his burrito intake, along with Andy’s attempts to create Peeps from tofu and saffron. With appearances in the New York Times crossword puzzle and on television’s Jeopardy! and The Sopranos, FoxTrot frequently finds itself an integral part of the popular culture that it so often critiques.
The comic adventures of the Fox siblings—sports-challenged Peter, shop-till-you-drop queen Paige, and geeky Jason—have entertained kids for more than 20 years. Now, for the first time, comes a collection of kids’ favorites in a kid-friendly package.
AAAA! That's the sound heard often from the the Fox siblings as only sister Paige discovers Quincy the iguana has eaten her homework, older brother Peter applies permanent marker on his face drawing a fake goatee, and younger brother and expert video gamer Jason loses to Paige. Throw in the AAAAs as mother Andy exclaims while dodging thrown balls in the house and backyard-grilling disaster dad Roger blows up another grill, and you have the perfect equation for a family that every kid can relate to.
Including cartoons from previously published books, this kid-targeted book portrays a not so typical look at how a year unfolds in the Fox family.
Reuben Award–winning cartoonist Bill Amend culls through 20 years of FoxTrot strips to select his personal favorites for this lavish retrospective.Since the 1988 launch of Bill Amend’s FoxTrot, Amend has humorously depicted suburban living through the adventures and misadventures of the Fox family. Via kids Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, Amend comments on the latest Hollywood fads, gaming fixations, and familial fascinations with wry irreverence. Inside this special two-volume edition of FoxTrot, fans will find just under 1,700 of Amend’s favorite and most notable strips. Annotations by the cartoonist offer readers new insight into both the material and the creative process behind it.As evidence of the strip’s overwhelming popularity, FoxTrot boasts lifetime sales of more than 3.5 million books. Prior to FoxTrot’s semi-retirement in 2007, the strip had close to 1,000 daily and Sunday newspaper clients and a daily readership in print and online in the millions. This is the book FoxTrot fans have been eagerly awaiting.
Reuben Award-winning cartoonist Bill Amend culled through 20 years of FoxTrot strips to select his personal favorites for this lavish retrospective.
Since the 1988 launch of Bill Amend's FoxTrot, Amend has humorously depicted suburban living through the adventures and misadventures of the Fox family. Via kids Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, Amend comments on the latest Hollywood fads, gaming fixations, and familial fascination with wry irreverence.
Inside this special two paperback slipcased edition of FoxTrot, fans will find almost 1,600 of Amend's favorite and most notable strips. Essays and annotations by the cartoonist offer readers new insight into both the material and creative process behind it.
As evidence of the strip's overwhelming popularity, FoxTrot boasts sales of more than 3.5 million books. The Best of FoxTrot is the book FoxTrot fans have been eagerly awaiting.
Bill Amends treasury, Wrapped-Up FoxTrot, will leave FoxTrot fans with a lasting impression and a lot of laughs.
Now a Sunday-only strip, this anthology includes colored Sundays as well as the final dailies of the comic Entertainment Weekly said "is the most idiosyncratic one to debut since Calvin and Hobbes."
Fans get all the family angst and antics they can handle with a collection of stories and experiences that only Jason, Peter, Paige, and parents can provide. Life is always fresh, topical, and irreverent in this wacky house.
* Amend's FoxTrot won the National Cartoonists Society's prestigious Reuben Award in 2007.
Amend takes the fears, hopes, dreams, and touching moments of family life and imbues them with unparalleled humanity." -The Onion
Bill Amend's FoxTrot, syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate, humorously depicts suburban living through the cavortings of the Fox family. Kids Peter, Paige, and Jason, along with parents Roger and Andy, suffer through the same fads, fixations, and familial land mines that readers know so well.
As the 25th FoxTrot comic collection, And When She Opened the Closet, All the Clothes Were Polyester! features strips published from February 2006 through December 2006-including Amend's very last daily strip. Jason continues to channel his unique brand of geekiness-primarily at Paige's expense-while Peter continues to lord over them both. Parents Roger and Andy try to keep up with their children's antics, usually to no avail.
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