Considered by the Guiness Book of Records as the most widely syndicated comic strip, this book features Garfield in further humorous situations. Download Garfield: Compute This! (Garfield Pocket Books) Author Jim Davis – bluevapours.co.uk
James Robert Jim Davis is an American cartoonist who created the popular comic strip Garfield Other comics that he has worked on are Tumbleweeds, Gnorm Gnat, Slapstick, and a strip about Mr Potato Head.Jim Davis was born in Fairmount, Indiana, near Marion, where he grew up on a small farm with his father James William Davis, mother Anna Catherine Carter Davis, brother Dave, and 25 cats Davis childhood on a farm parallels the life of his cartoon character Garfield s owner, Jon Arbuckle, who was also raised on a farm with his parents and a brother, Doc Boy Jon, too, is a cartoonist, and also celebrates his birthday on July 28 Davis attended Ball State University While attending Ball State, he became a member of the Theta Xi fraternity He earned the dubious honor of earning one of the lowest cumulative grade point averages in the history of the university, an honor incidentally shared with Late Show host David Letterman.Davis as of 2007 resides in Muncie, Indiana, where he and his staff produce Garfield under his company, Paws, Inc., begun in 1981 He was married to Carolyn, a singer and elementary teacher whom he met while both were attending college, and has a son named James with her However, the couple divorced, and Davis since 2000 has been married to Jill, Paws senior vice president of licensing, who has worked there approximately 25 years.Ironically, Davis did not own cats when he started Garfield because of Carolyn s allergies, but they owned a Labrador retriever named Molly With Jill, the family has expanded to include children Ashley and Chris three grandchildren, Chloe, Carly and Cody cats, Spunky and Nermal and a dog, Pooky.
- 128 pages
- Garfield: Compute This! (Garfield Pocket Books)
- Jim Davis
- 11 April 2019 Jim Davis