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?