Amazon offers the The Complete Far Side for $39.99 shipped. For comparison, it has a list price of $100 and currently goes for around $80 at Barnes and Noble. Today’s deal is also an Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.8/5 stars.
The Complete Far Side:
Gary Larson calls The Complete Far Side, the massive two-volume collection of his Far Side cartoons, an “18-pound hernia giver.” Sure to give any coffee table a solid workout, the handsome and heavy 1,272-page “legacy book” is a must for fervent fans; over 4,300 single-panel comics with more than half in color and 1,100 that have not appeared in any book form before (the popular–and far less weighty–paperback collections). Set in rough chronological order, the comics share pages with occasional letters from fans, detractors, editors, folks made famous by a particular cartoon, and those begging for explanations. Though few explanations are provided (Larson personally supplies merely one, plus a single apology), this collection helps answer the inevitable “how do you think up these things” conundrum.
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