All-Time Classic Comics: Garfield
In 2008, the worldly popular comic series by Jim Davis, Garfield, celebrated its 30th anniversary. Although you might not have read the series, you most likely are familiar with the mischeivous and lazy orange feline.
Here is a timeline of major events for the beloved series (more facts can be seen here):
1978- Garfield first debuts in 41 newspapers
1980- The first book, Garfield at Large, is published and is on the New York Times' bestseller list.
1982- Here Comes Garfield airs on television
1988- Garfield & Friends airs on Saturday morning cartoons
1996- Garfield's own website debuts
2002- Garfield is considered the "Most Widely Syndicated Comic Strip in the World" by Guiness Book of World Records
If you are in need of a humorous pick-me-up, here are a few titles from the series (click on the image):
Click here for all of our Garfield books.
Have you read any Garfield comics? If so, what is your favorite?