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Blueprint for Disaster: A Get Fuzzy Collection (Get Fuzzy #4)

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You have to wonder what kind of pets cartoonist Darby Conley had as a child. If they were anything like Bucky Katt and Satchel Pooch. . . well, life in the Conley house must have been interesting to say the least. The wacky triumvirate of Bucky, Satchel, and Rob are back in the fourth Get Fuzzy collection, Blueprint for Disaster, and ?interesting? doesn?t begin to describe
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Zombieslayer/Alienhunter {Don't do school, and stay in drugs}
Does anything say 'weekend' more than the funny pages?
Darby Conley's Get Fuzzy is on of the funniest of the pages, and Blueprint for Disaster is a top-notch collection.
I've probably read this collection four or five times all the way through, it's been in the house since I was eight.
Part of how I learned to read was Sunday comic pages and collections like this one, which also fueled a love of anything sequential art.
I've read plenty of paperback omnibuses like this one, most of them Gary Larson'
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Melissa Lee-Tammeus
Apr 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: borrowed
My son and I have found a new comic book series to read - we have exhausted Calvin and Hobbes and Foxtrot and even Garfield and Sonic. So, now we are moving on to even more sarcasm with Bucky, the hateful and crazy Siamese and Satchel the shar-pei lab mix along with their exasperated owner, Rob. Too cute and a great way to teach my son about world events like Judge Judy and TIVO (hah!)A great way to bond and share, highly recommend this series for young adults who know all about quirky animals.
Greta is Erikasbuddy
May 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: cartoon cat lovers!
This book is hilarious! My friend Alicia asked me if I had ever heard of this comic strip and of course I had not. But I'm glad she told me about it.

Bucky is a cat who is loud mouthed, angry, stinks, lives in a closet, has one fang hanging out which is so cute, his arch nemesis is a ferret, and lives with a dog and his person.

Think of Garfield but maybe without his meds (Garfield would have to take meds if he was like Bucky)

Amber the Human
Apr 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
One of my collections contains cartoons from this book, but either it doesn't contain all of them, or I have a bad memory. Either way, I'm glad I grabbed this out of the library. Is it weird that I often sympathize with Bucky? I am a cat person ...
Rebecca
Aug 24, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
Many thanks to Jen Thomas for loaning me this Get Fuzzy book (which is not technically a graphic novel, but I don't have a "comics" shelf). My favorite parts were the use of "a-yup" as an affirmative, and the Leo horoscope on p. 50.
Karen
Jan 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
love get fuzzy.
Dan Weiss
Feb 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cartoons
I love this strip so much. I laugh, I cry, I wet myself. The pacing is unique in that so many punchlines are in panels other than the last.
Mēgan
Jun 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
My all-time favorite comic strip.
Patricia (theinfophile)
Laughed out loud a few times, so I say it's worth the trip to the library!
Tom Wright
Apr 02, 2013 rated it liked it
I like his newer stuff better, but this was still funny. I stopped and showed Molly several of these as I went along.
The Night Hawk (Erin)
May 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I love this strip.
Monte
May 14, 2009 rated it it was amazing
One of the funniest books I read. His comic strip won an award in 2002
Duane
Jan 08, 2009 rated it really liked it
Darb Conley is a great humorist when it comes to showing the lives of pet owners and the crazy pets they call friends. If you're into laugh out loud humor, you'll love his work and this book!
Diana
This was a re-read for me, I picked up the first book of the collected comics years ago and have been a huge fan of the cranky Bucky Katt and sweet Satchel Pooch ever since.
T-Dub
Apr 02, 2013 rated it liked it
OPA
Mike Jensen
Jan 04, 2016 rated it liked it
A fun and funny reprint of one of the best comics in American newspapers today.
Sarah
May 21, 2008 rated it really liked it
One of the funniest series of comic strips around. Gotta love the interactions of the pets. Their characterizations are endearing.
Vanessa
Jan 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing
a great birthday gift from mary. i love that i can add another comic to my daily regimen!
Rachel
Oct 13, 2010 rated it it was ok
Shelves: humor
There were a few that make me laugh, but it's mostly pretty average.


I understand it's a lot funnier if you own both cats and dogs.
LauraW
Jun 09, 2009 rated it really liked it
This is back before his cartoon turned too mean for me.
Timothy
Jul 03, 2014 rated it liked it
3 1/2 stars.
Polly
Feb 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
Hilarious as always!
Alec Maclean
Jul 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
time and time again, it never gets old.
Benjamin Plume
Jul 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
Read this because my girlfriend loves Get Fuzzy. I say, "meh, but worth a few laughs."
Dwayne Coleman
Jul 09, 2017 rated it liked it
I've enjoyed these collections, but they aren't classics of comic strip humor. I think the daily strip has grown a little stale, a least that last time I followed it about a year ago.
Carly Kirk
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Lots of laugh out loud moments. Glad to add this book to my collection.
Emilio
May 16, 2016 rated it it was ok
Hay veces que lees tiras cómicas obligado.

Son tiras sobre un hombre, su gato y su perro. No, no es Garfield. El perro es bobalicón y bienintencionado, el humano es un adorno despersonalizado y el gato es cínico y olvidadizo. No es muy cliché, pero tampoco es muy original.

El apartado gráfico es correcto. Son tiras, dibujo rápido y de fórmulas simples. Cuando tiene que dibujar alguna figura humana un poco difícil (niños, por ejemplo) no lo hace muy bien, pero son tiras, no pasa nada.

La narrativa v
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LC Valdes
Sep 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comics
As a dog lover and a cat tolerator, I can appreciate the Get Fuzzy comics. I recommend any of the Get Fuzzy collection to dog and/or cat owners. The comics range from hilarious to quirky to witty, and the sarcasm is just downright beautiful.
Tim Fouchia
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Darby Conley is an American cartoonist best known for the popular comic strip Get Fuzzy.

Conley was born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1970, and grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee.

While in high school in 1986, he won a student cartooning competition. During his Senior Year at Doyle High School (now South-Doyle High School) in Knoxville, Conley was voted 'Most Talented' by his graduating class. He atten
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