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Hagar the Horrible's Very Nearly Complete Viking Handbook

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Hagar the Horrible is syndicated by King Features to as many as 1,550 newspapers worldwide, but the "Very Nearly Complete Viking Handbook" is all new. The guide explains how anyone can be Norwegian, conduct a smash-and-grab, and take home the fruits of victory even when closet space is tight.
Paperback, 95 pages
Published January 10th 1985 by Workman Publishing
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David
Jan 14, 2008 David rated it liked it
Shelves: comic-strip, vikings
I found this book again when I was looking through boxes of books, trying to figure out what to keep and what to try and sell. This book was getting the boot, but I've never really been that into vikings or bad comic strips so I don't remember why I bought it in the first place, probably when I was in middle school or high school.

Unlike the strip in the newspaper this was actually kind of clever, with silly jokes and decent puns. The stuff in the newspaper seems like all the life and joy has be
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Margaret
Apr 24, 2012 Margaret rated it really liked it
Actually very factual! If you are Scandinavian, you should find this book filled with humor that actually dates back thousands of years. This little book is a treasure and is hard to find. I read often when I am feeling down and I alwaaaaaays get a laugh out of it.
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Aug 28, 2007 Oritje rated it really liked it
Shelves: huntingtarget
This was my first English Strips. And wold really appreciate those who can connect me back to the Horrible Viking leader and his funny adventures
David
Aug 29, 2008 David rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: no one in particular
Recommended to David by: Alex May who found a copy lying around
Shelves: fun
In books of comic strips, I really prefer the ones with the daily strips. This is more of a theme book describing Vikings and their exploits. Too much truth, nit enough pure old fun.
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Dik Browne was born Richard Arthur Allan Browne in New York City. He was a popular cartoonist, best known for writing and drawing Hägar the Horrible and for drawing Hi and Lois.

In the 1940s he worked as an illustrator for Newsweek as well as for an advertising company, where he created the trademark logo for Chiquita.

In 1954 Browne and cartoonist Mort Walker co-created the comic strip Hi and Lois,
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