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Safely Endangered Comics

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  847 ratings  ·  144 reviews
A collection of gloriously random and unexpected cartoons from the hugely popular webcomic Safely Endangered.

Created by UK-based artist Chris McCoy, Safely Endangered's brilliantly hilarious comics have an unexpected, twisted punch line with an adorable illustration.  From relying far too heavily on Facebook to the struggles of sibling rivalry, Safely Endangered covers a v
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 9th 2019 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Mar 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
***Advance Review Copy generously provided through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Well hello, I'm very pleasantly surprised here! Sometimes I have a little problem with these comic strips which were first published online and then in a book version. Because I see so many of them online, the book becomes unnecessary with nothing new, redundant if you will.

But, I do not know if it's because I did not follow Safely Endangered that closely, I can say that I was only familiar with two or
Feb 10, 2019 rated it liked it

3.5 stars
It was a decent book, I laughed loud at sometimes, but also I didn't understand every joke. I reread some parts many times, but I didn't get what the joke is. I like the drawing style, it was cool. I think this author has a very specific sense of humor that doesn't work for everyone. He writes morbid, grotesque jokes what I like. I have some favorite parts attached down below. I don't read comic books very often but I've seen funnier ones. Please be careful. If you are sensitive, you
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019
I was not familiar with Chris McCoy's work, so these brilliant cartoons were a pleasant surprise. A great sense of humour, clever puns and popular culture references- I really enjoyed the book with its simple but hilarious style.
Thank you to NetGalley and Andrews McMeel Publishing for the ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.
This collection of little strips was hit and miss for me. Some were amusing (though not hilarious), and others either fell flat or were on topics that I know nothing about so I have no clue whether they may, in fact, be funny.

This is the kind of book that I would have classified as a "bathroom book" before the days when everyone started taking their devices into the loo. Nothing too deep here, but a small bit of decent enough entertainment to keep you occupied for short periods of time.

I'm sure
Mar 30, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019, netgalley-2019
Your standard comic book funny's with a little morbid twist in the Far Side vein (although not nearly as funny). Not a bad way to spend 20 minutes.

Received an advance copy from Andrews McMeel publishing. All thoughts are my own and in no way influenced by the aforementioned.
Reading_ Tam_ Ishly
Oct 22, 2019 rated it liked it
Couldn't enjoy it much. ...more
destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
I already liked Chris McCoy's webcomics, so I was excited to read this collection, and it didn't disappoint! The sense of humor is just hilarious and so spot-on for my tastes, and I really love the simple, cute art style. There's a lot of sarcasm and cynicism, and while it does occasionally manifest in a joke that's a bit insensitive, I don't think the average reader will be offended unless you just really hate morbid humor. Otherwise, give this one a go and I genuinely believe it'll brighten yo ...more
Feb 10, 2019 rated it liked it
If you love Chris McCoy and his own brand of humor, you will love having, what I presume, are his best comics in one handy book.

If you find his humor off-putting, and a little sick, then, of course, don't pick up this book.

I am one of the latter. Of his cartoons, I found the ones below enough to at least say, oh, that is funny and not sick. Let me give that as an example.

His humor tends to skew towards the gross side, which is something I do not need a whole book of.

Thanks to Netgalley for makin
May 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: webcomics
Tucker  (TuckerTheReader)
Sep 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel, humor
hello and welcome to another episode of me reading a random book because I need to hit my goal of read books yayyyyyyyyyyy

I discovered this comic on WebToons a lonngggggggg time ago and thought "oh, this funny." and then forgot about it until I discovered it on hoopla.

After reading the entire thing, I left with a general feeling of "oh this was funny"

and that it. this book's dry and twisted humor was enjoyable and I would definitely recommend it as light reading

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Rod Brown
May 01, 2019 rated it liked it
A bit lukewarm overall, but there were a few cartoons with bite sprinkled in amongst the ones that were lame or trying too hard.
Carol Flores
This author’s comics are hilarious! They’re so unapologetic, sarcastic and filled with ironies that I was having the best of times!

This art style is quite simple yet doesn’t bother me at all. Like I said, I was laughing and smiling like an idiot for the entire time. Some of the comics are really weird but that’s just his humor.

I would absolutely recommend you to pick this up if you can!
La Coccinelle
Feb 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: adult, arc, netgalley, comic
This is definitely a collection for adults. Let's get that out of the way first. But, overall, these comics are pretty funny. The drawings are simple, but some of the panels are still pretty amusing. I'd never actually seen the Safely Endangered comics before, but I wouldn't mind seeing more of them.

I'm not sure what else there is to say about the collection. There are some gory, graphic panels, along with some rather astute observational ones. (Much of the book could be suitable for teens or ev
I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

I was absolutely squealing in delight when I spotted this book on Netgalley, this is one of the books in 2019 that I needed in my life, and now I had a chance to read it before the release date. Eep! Of course, I will still buy it as soon as it comes out.

I have loved Safely Endangered Comics for a long time now, I got hooked to it one day while browsing WebToons, and now I look forward to each time there is a new comic. Sometime
Paty Pana
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comic
***I was sent a digital copy through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review***

As always, another webcomic that turns into a book that I loved. In this book you can find the collection of Chris McCoy's comics that will leave you laughing out loud! The jokes are clever and funny and I am happy to say I can't remeber seeing them around before so they still seemed new to me and I enjoyed them deeply. I also liked how the humour wasn't isnultive as it happens to be in similar comics at times. Adu
Nikki "The Crazie Betty" V.
4.5 rounded up.

I really enjoy dark comedy and this comic definitely held up to that. There were so many panels that I wanted to print out and hang on my wall that I actually decided I need a physical copy of this book. Not just the digital copy I received for review. Clever and simple, I would definitely recommend this to anyone that has a slight cynical view of the world and isn’t afraid to show it.

Received via Netgalley. All reviews and opinions are expressly my own
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Very funny and totally absurd! If you like this kind of humor you will enjoy this book a lot. Absurdity at is best!
Stewart Tame
Full disclosure: I won a free copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.

If you're anything like me, you’ve probably seen some of these in your Facebook feed or someplace similar. Chris McCoy has a fairly gentle sense of humor, with occasional forays into geek territory--both in the circus sideshow and the SF/Fantasy nerd senses of the word. He has a pleasant art style, sort of Adventure Time by way of Keith Haring.

How funny are these? Eh. On a scale of one to ten I’d say none of them spark high
Anusha Narasimhan
This is a funny comic with absurd humour. Reading this made me start following the author's webcomic. Recommended if you like comics that are dark, weird and witty. ...more
Aug 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
This comic book is HILARIOUS!!
Queen Cronut
Mar 04, 2019 rated it liked it
Recommended to Queen Cronut by: Jane
This was an interesting collection of webcomics. They were often hilarious although there was the occasional strip that was a definite miss on the humor radar either because I didn't understand the reference or they were kind of insensitive and too morbid for my tastes.

I liked that each comic was standalone and that you could flip through the pages and still enjoy the book regardless of the order you read it in. Additionally, I liked McCoy's artistic style- it was fun and creative how he portray
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

Safely Endangered has been a cornerstone of webcomics for the better part of the last decade, and Chris McCoy’s artistic talent and wit have made me cackle madly for years! I just adore his work and sense of humor. Safely Endangered Comics is the latest collection of snappy puns and clean line art; it is perfect for people familiar with McCoy’s art and also great for anyone who loves to laugh!
Feb 12, 2019 rated it did not like it
Some webcomics should stay as such and not be collected in book form. This is one of these webcomics.
Lashaan Balasingam (Bookidote)
An adorable little collection of comics touching on many silly situations in life revolving around everyone and anything. Sometimes a futile attempt at irony, other times a clever and cynical take on life.

Yours truly,

Lashaan | Blogger and Book Reviewer
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Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This collection of comics includes some of the greatest hits from McCoy's webcomic of the same name, alongside comics that are exclusive to this collection. As some reviewers have already voiced, the humor isn't for everyone. Count me out of this group. These comics are witty, twisted, a little dark, but unfailingly hilarious. McCoy is a master of his medium and his debut collection is not to be missed.

I received my copy of Safely Endangered from Andrews McMeel Publishing via NetGalley in exchan
Apr 08, 2019 rated it liked it
Some of the comics made me really laugh. Definitely can see some jokes in here that aren’t for everyone 😅rated this three stars cause some I really enjoyed but others were a bit meh to me. Still a funny book.
Apr 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comics
1. Lions
2. Monster under my bed
3. Anthrax
Fizah(Books tales by me)
Apr 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020-read
Laila Tarek
Jul 29, 2020 rated it did not like it

Not my cup of tea
Feb 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shannon ordered this and it came in yesterday and as we were making nachos for dinner I started flipping through it and sort of accidentally read the whole thing and forgot to make my nachos until I was done! Some of the jokes I didn't totally get, and some took me a minute, and some are so absurdist that they brought me great, great joy. Lots of dumb puns, lots of dog jokes...why wouldn't I like this? ...more
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