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The perfect gift for baby showers and for those already in the throes of parenting, Fowl Language: Winging It is here to let you know that you're not alone. Parenting is hard and often gross. Laughing about it helps.The world's finest parenting cartoon featuring ducks presents a comprehensive view of the early parenting years in all of their maddening cuteness and sanity-depriving chaos. In addition to dozens of previously unpublished cartoons, Fowl Language: Winging It is organized into 12 thematic chapters—including "Babies: Oh Dear God, What Have We Done?"; "Siblings: Best Frenemies Forever"; and "Sleep: Everybody Needs It, Nobody's Gettin' It"—each of which begins with a hilarious, illustrated 500-word essay.
“This Guy’s Comics Hilariously Sum Up the Truth About Being a Parent.”
Parenting can be a magical journey full of bliss and wonder . . . if you're on the right meds. For the rest of us, it's another thing altogether. Fowl Language Comics takes an unvarnished look at the tedium and aggravation of parenting, while never forgetting that the reason we put up with those little jerks is that we love them so damn much. By poking fun at the daily struggles parents face, these cartoons help all of us feel less alone in our continual struggle to stay sane.Brian Gordon, creator of Fowl Language Comics, has two small children of his own and knows well the trials and tribulations that go along with raising them. With more than eighteen years of experience in humorous illustration, writing, and cartooning, Brian's visual point of view is memorable, authentic, and instantly recognizable. From Brian: "They say 'write what you know.' Well, I don’t know much, but I do know what it’s like to be the father of two brilliant, beautiful, bat-shit-crazy kids."
Launched in July 2013, the relatable humor of Fowl Language broke out on HuffPost Parents, Pop Sugar Moms, Bored Panda, Awkward Family Photos, and countless other humor and parenting blogs. Thanks to more than 200,000 fans on social media, including Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram, it continues to grow in popularity at a rapid pace.
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.
The Internet sensation, Fowl Language Comics, is back with its second book, Fowl Language: The Struggle Is Real, the perfect parenting humor book for anyone who liked Toddlers Are A**holes!
“This Guy’s Comics Hilariously Sum Up the Truth About Being a Parent.”
He's back, and he's totally got parenting figured out this time. KIDDING.
It's another collection of Fowl Language comics, ripped from the headlines of this author's actual friggin' life.
You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll swear. It's almost exactly like a day of parenting, except without the annoying little people.
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.