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  • Issue #1-REP
    Da Brudderhood of Zeeba Zeeba Eata TPB (2007 AM) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-REP

    2nd or later Printings.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    You're invited to the most whacked-out party of the year. Bring your togas, your appetite, and your attitude to the first-ever fraternity "zee-ba-cue" by the Da Brudderhood of Zeeba Zeeba Eata. A small cover charge is required, but zebras always get in free. Getting out is a different story...

    In this, the fifth collection of the wildly popular Pearls Before Swine comic strip, Stephan Pastis's original creations Rat, Pig, Goat, and Zebra join the sophomoric cast of crocodilian cutthroats in Pastis's funniest work yet.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Pearls Before Swine: The Sopratos (2007 Andrews McMeel) 1-1ST

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    1st Printing. In this sixth collection of the award-winning comic strip Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis knocks the dead with sharp wit and cutting humor, earning the respect of readers from coast to coast. Made in America, Pearls Before Swine stars Rat, the boss of this outfit - arrogant, self-centered, and quick tempered. Pig is the conscience. Zebra is a survivor, and Goat is the brains. Duck is Pig's loyal but violent and unstable guard duck. The dark, twisted adventures of this bunch of goodfellas have made Pearls the fastest growing comic strip of the decade. Softcover, 8" x 9", 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Pearls Before Swine: The Sopratos (2007 Andrews McMeel) 1-REP

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    2nd or later printings. In this sixth collection of the award-winning comic strip Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis knocks the dead with sharp wit and cutting humor, earning the respect of readers from coast to coast. Made in America, Pearls Before Swine stars Rat, the boss of this outfit - arrogant, self-centered, and quick tempered. Pig is the conscience. Zebra is a survivor, and Goat is the brains. Duck is Pig's loyal but violent and unstable guard duck. The dark, twisted adventures of this bunch of goodfellas have made Pearls the fastest growing comic strip of the decade. Softcover, 8" x 9", 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Pearls Before Swine: BLTs Taste So Darn Good TPB (2003 Andrews McMeel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    Pearls Before Swine is the hilarious new comic strip of two friends: an arrogant, egotistical Rat, and a slow-witted Pig. Together with Zebra, the activist, and Goat, the reluctant brain, Pearls Before Swine offers caustic commentary on humanity's quest for the unattainable, mocking the flaws and shortcomings of human nature with cynical humor.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    This Little Piggy Stayed Home TPB (2004 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    Rat, Pig, Zebra, and Goat - Pastis's own merry band of rabble rousers - explore the strange and wonderful world around them, a placethat looks suspiciously like our own.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    Pearls Before Swine was voted the Best Comic Strip of 2003 by the National Cartoonists Society, and in Nighthogs, the strip's third collection, Stephan Pastis proves that his strip is one of the sharpest, funniest comics in newspapers.You never know who you'll bump into at a diner at night. It could be a rat with an anger-management problem. Or an overly sentimental pig. Or a zebra with a story or two to tell about a crocodile. Or even a goat who just wants to be left alone.

    Welcome to Nighthogs, where the door is always open, the light is always on, and the coffee is as scorching as the humor.

    In this third collection of the immensely popular Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis again takes us into the world of Rat, Pig, Zebra, and Goat, and he shows once more just how outrageous-and how hilarious-the unpredictable can be. Always surprising (and only occasionally depraved), Pearls Before Swine is one of the sharpest comic strips in newspapers today. So pull up a stool, have a cup of joe, and enjoy.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    Some believe that the key to humor is timing. Others think it lies in a slightly distorted presentation of the familiar. E. B. White thought that humor ceased to exist upon close examination. But if anyone has humor figured out, it's Stephan Pastis. His philosophy is written in black felt pen on the bulletin board in his home office. It reads: 'When in doubt, kill cute things.'" Lock up your valuables. Stockpile your ammunition. Sandbag your bunker. The familiar foursome of Rat, Pig, Goat, and Zebra-joined now by the fraternity of Zeeba Zeeba Eata crocodiles are here to storm the ramparts of humor in The Ratvolution Will Not Be Televised.

    In this fourth collection from the award-winning comic strip Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis deploys all the weapons of his comic arsenal in an all-out attack on the animal (and human) imperfections he sees around him. The result is a collection jam-packed with the sharp-edged humor that has made Pearls Before Swine one of the most successful comic strips running in newspapers today. Just remember: As The Ratvolution Will Not Be Televised makes clear, Pearls Before Swine takes no prisoners.

    We warned you.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Da Brudderhood of Zeeba Zeeba Eata TPB (2007 AM) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    You're invited to the most whacked-out party of the year. Bring your togas, your appetite, and your attitude to the first-ever fraternity "zee-ba-cue" by the Da Brudderhood of Zeeba Zeeba Eata. A small cover charge is required, but zebras always get in free. Getting out is a different story...

    In this, the fifth collection of the wildly popular Pearls Before Swine comic strip, Stephan Pastis's original creations Rat, Pig, Goat, and Zebra join the sophomoric cast of crocodilian cutthroats in Pastis's funniest work yet.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    Made in America, Pearls Before Swine stars Rat, the boss of this outfit-arrogant, self-centered, and quick-tempered. Pig is the conscience. Zebra is a survivor (with Crocodile next-door-neighbors), and Goat is the brains. Duck is Pig's loyal but violent and unstable guard duck. The dark, twisted adventures of this bunch of goodfellas have made Pearls the fastest-growing comic strip of the decade. Join the family and get in on the action. It's whacked.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Macho Macho Animals TPB (2007 AM) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    The original bad boys of the comics page are back in this wildly entertaining seventh collection of Pearls Before Swine comic strips by Stephan Pastis. You know the lineup: Mucho macho Rat, who's ready to get down with anyone he can; sensitive Pig, who can't give up his disco dreams; Zebra, who will survive; and Goat, the brains of the outfit. Violent, unstable Guard Duck and the Crocs next door round out this fabulous cast. The dark, twisted adventures continue as these characters dance the night away.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Saturday Evening Pearls TPB (2009 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Stephan Pastis. Softcover, 8-in. x 9-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    Smart, sharp, and sometimes painfully honest, Pearls Before Swine mocks the flaws and shortcomings of human nature with cynical humor. Stephan Pastiss key to humor: When in doubt, kill cute things. Cartoonist Stephan Pastis's 50,000,000 Pearls Fans Can't Be Wrong is one collection that's destined for the top of the charts. It's pure gold, packed with smart, sharp, and painfully honest comic strips that will rock readers with their clever insights into the human soul.

    Pearls Before Swine is Pastis's hilarious comic strip tale of two friends: arrogant, egotistical, "hound dog" Rat, and slow-witted, painfully naive, "teddy bear" Pig. Along with Zebra, the "jailhouse rock" activist; Goat, the "treat me nice" reluctant brain; and the "heartbreak hotel" carnivorous Crocs, Pearls delightfully mocks the flaws and shortcomings of human nature. Ladies and gentlemen, the King has left the building.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Pearls Before Swine: When Pigs Fly TPB (2010) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Stephan Pastis. Featuring 11 never-before-seen early Pearls Before Swine cartoons! Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 144 pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Larry in Wonderland TPB (2011 AM) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST Larry in Wonderland TPB (2011 AM) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    One of the best-selling cartoons today. Offering blistering commentary on hot-button topics related to recent news events, popular culture, cartoon-page contemporaries, and more, Pearls Before Swine expertly illustrates the flaws and shortcomings of human nature through Pastiss mindful menagerie of fiery and feisty characters. Stephan Pastis offers Pearls Before Swine fans a visit to the other side of the looking glass with his latest collection, Larry in Wonderland. Collecting almost a year's worth of strips, Larry in Wonderland offers cutting-edge commentary on recent news events, popular culture, and cartoon-page contemporaries, and imparts the knowledge that in Wonderland, crocodiles taste a lot like chicken.

    Through Pastis's mindful menagerie of characters, including the Mad Ducker, Cheshire Snuffles, Tweedledum Pig, and Tweedledee Idiot Pig, along with Raterpillar, Zebra, and Larry the Croc, Pearls Before Swine expertly illustrates the flaws and shortcomings of human nature, while remaining "indifferent" to conventional cartoon molds such as plotline "continuity." In the words of Raterpillar, "Plotline schmotline."

    With multiple honors as Best Comic Strip of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society, and an international fan base that follows the strip's appearance in more than 600 newspapers worldwide, Pearls Before Swine transports readers to a world of shifting perspectives and alternate realities, like the one presented inside Larry in Wonderland.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    True to Pearls Before Swine tradition, Sometimes You Just Gotta Draw a Cover with Your Left Hand brims with Stephan Pastis's cynical humor, sharp wit, and clever commentary. Always together--and sometimes with their fellow funny-page characters--the regular Pearls clan weighs in on everything from modern technology to current events to human nature.

    Picturing daily and Sunday strips that ran between summer 2009 and spring 2010, all the members of the skewed gang are here as Zebra engages in a never-ending war of neighborly hate with the Crocs, who have since sent Larry back to school, where he proves to be the dumbest beer-drinking student ever to enter the fourth grade. As always, Goat offers a voice of reason amid the ongoing chaos that Pastis creates, either from behind the pen or as a character within the strip itself.

    In its tenth year of publication, Pearls Before Swine now appears in 600 newspapers worldwide, boasts an ever-growing online readership, and is a two-time winner of the National Cartoonists Society's Best Newspaper Comic Strip award. Pastis's Sometimes You Just Gotta Draw a Cover with Your Left Hand is sure to add to the funny-page phenomenon, for it gives Pearls fans more of what they know and love: satirical logic and hilarious wit.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. B&W. Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    1st printing.

    By Stephan Pastis.

    Smart, sharp, and sometimes painfully honest, Pearls Before Swine mocks the flaws and shortcomings of human nature with cynical humor. Pearls Before Swine is the hilarious comic strip tale of two friends: arrogant, egotistical Rat who thinks he knows it all and slow-witted Pig who is painfully naive. Together with Zebra, the activist, Goat, the reluctant brain, and the carnivorous Crocs, it offers pointed commentary on humanitys pitiable plight.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 128 pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Rat's Wars TPB (2013 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Stephan Pastis. At its heart, Pearls Before Swine is the comic strip tale of two friends: an arrogant Rat who thinks he knows it all and a slow-witted Pig who doesn't know any better. Together, this pair offers caustic commentary on humanity's quest for the unattainable. Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams says that Pearls is "one of the few comics that makes me laugh out loud." Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Breaking Stephan TPB (2014 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and art by Stephan Pastis. The familiar gang of characters cook up hilarity with their banter on current events, bicyclists, and the strip's creator, Stephen Pastis. Some of the action this time around features Rat in his very own movie, driven by the brilliant plot of "Rat kicks Pig," and Croc's pursuit of a job with the one weapon in his skillset: drinking. Pastis's Breaking Stephan is sure to entertain with its perfect chemistry of commentary, satirical logic, and dark wit. Softcover, 8-in. x 9-in., 178 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    King of the Comics TPB (2015 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and art by Stephan Pastis. Offering irreverent and even caustic commentary on hot-button topics as well as wry observations about social and interpersonal dynamics, King of the Comics expertly illuminates the flaws within human nature, including humanity's fervent quest for the unattainable. Along the way, readers will find themselves absorbed in Pearls' wacky world, laughing out loud at the menagerie of over-the-top characters placed in awkward and peculiar situations. King of the Comics is sure to keep readers entertained and engaged with extended puns, morbid re-writes of nursery rhymes, and repeated excursions to Lemmings Leap. Softcover, 8-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    I'm Only in This for Me TPB (2016 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Story and art by Stephan Pastis.

    In I'm Only in This for Me, the Pearls gang dares to tell the hard truths that the country needs to hear: the importance of prioritizing cheese over everything else, the sadly ignored capacity of bears to solve all of life's problems, and the crucial Recognition Gap between women in bars and semi-obscure cartoonists with delusions of grandeur. But beneath all the selfishness, absurdity, bungling crocs, and bazooka-wielding ducks, Rat, Pig, Goat, and Zebra continue to find that friendship can make life warmer, humor can make stupidity less annoying, and cheese really does make everything way, way better. Lastly, this collection features the triumphant return of a legendary comics icon: Stephan Pastis! (And also some weirdo named Bill Watterson.)

    Softcover, 8-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

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    Stephan's Web TPB (2016 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Story and art by Stephan Pastis. Stephan Pastis may not be the kind, selfless arachnid of E.B. White's cherished children's novel, but he sure can spin a story - that is, if Rat, Pig, Goat, and Zebra don't swat him with a stick first. In Stephan's Web, the Pearls gang continues to find that friendship and puns are the best defense against everyday predators, like self-righteous vegans, cyclists, and fruitarians. Softcover, 8-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream Because Puns Suck TPB (2017 AM) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and art by Stephan Pastis. Puns. We know it's coming. The telltale signs are all there: the oddly specific setup, the unusual word choice, and, just visible out of the corner of our eye, the final panel of Stephan sitting at his desk awaiting the chastisement of one of his characters. Somehow the pun still manages to elicit a groan larger than we expected. Fortunately for us - and for Stephan's job security - there are more than just puns in I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream Because Puns Suck. The entire Pearls Before Swine crew returns in some of the strip's most raucous cartoons yet. Softcover, 128 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Floundering Fathers TPB (2018 Andrews McMeel) A Pearls Before Swine Collection 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Story and art by Stephan Pastis.

    At its heart, Pearls Before Swine is the comic strip tale of two friends: an arrogant Rat who thinks he knows it all and a slow-witted Pig who doesn't know any better. Together, this pair offers caustic commentary on humanity's quest for the unattainable. Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams says that Pearls is "one of the few comics that make me laugh out loud."

    Softcover, 8-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $14.99.