“Garfield: His 9 Lives, Part 1.” The journey begins with
“Cave Cat,” as David DeGrand (Spongebob Comics) takes us back to Garfield’s
first life, during the earliest days of life on Earth! Then, Kari Smith (Plume)
illustrates “King Cat,” as we see how Garfield got down in Ancient Egypt.
some of their first books and smile. It
was a simpler time growing up and for me it was things like Casper, Archie and
one of my favorites, Garfield. Many
years later, everyone’s favorite lasagna loving feline is still going. With the miniseries aptly titles Garfield
#33: His 9 Lives, we get even more to keep that love strong.
with him taking us through his 9 lives, or reincarnations if you will. Starting way back in the beginning with Cave
Cat, we see his very first experience with lasagna that started it all. Moving forward to ancient Egypt and the days
of Gar-ho-tep, we see him thoroughly enjoying being worshipped like a god. Not all that different from how he sees himself today right?
as a whole cleaner, the appearance of Garfield is one you can’t change too
much. He is easily recognized, along
with other characters from the cast.
Coming from an era where comic art didn’t need all the glamour to hold
your attention, that feel is maintained here with just a little extra.
me as I’ve loved Garfield since I was a child.
Newer generations may not have that same attachment, but hopefully will
still appreciate the humor of the title.
Fun for readers of absolutely any age, I think this is a really good book
to enjoy for the short run while it lasts.
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