The Itty-Bitty Knitty Committee: An Argyle Sweater Collection

By Scott Hilburn

With multiple million greeting playing cards offered, Scott Hilburn's The Argyle Sweater dresses-up the humorous web page with an argyle-wearing collection of cavemen, bears, moths, and pompadour-having people, besides an occasional evil scientist. Boasting a readership starting from The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times to the Calgary Herald, Hilburn's colourful comic strip panel fuses his visceral expertise and ambitious pen stroke. What effects is a cerebrally astute sketch panel that reviews on pop culture, human nature, and sporks in a smart, spontaneously wealthy approach.

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Andrewsmcmeel. com www. theargylesweater. com E-ISBN: 978-1-4494-1047-6 Library of Congress regulate quantity: 2011937837 recognition: colleges AND companies Andrews McMeel books can be found at volume rate reductions with bulk buy for academic, company, or revenues promotional use. for info, please electronic mail the Andrews McMeel Publishing targeted revenues division: specialsales@amuniversal. com Foreword Here’s the 1st signal that Scott Hilburn and his Argyle Sweater don’t desire any support from a person like me: i attempted to appear up argyle sweater on Wikipedia—thinking that I in all likelihood may well commence with a few argyle sweater enjoyable evidence, like that they have been initially made up of recycled tea towels, or that the layout really was once first stumbled on in heart the United States inscribed through angels onto golden plates, or that someone recognized (and enjoyable) was once shot whereas donning one—but this Wiki access now's dedicated completely and entirely to Scott’s comedian. humans constantly say to me, “Hey, Paul, you’re a cartoonist, and also you wish to put on argyle socks, and your hair seems to be nice. . . . Why does Scott name his caricature The Argyle Sweater? ” and that i say, “Why thank you, yet glance, simply because I’m anyone who’s profitable sufficient to have enough money his personal laptop and net connection and will use them to determine issues reminiscent of what Scott rather thinks is most crucial in a greeting card (that it’s funny), or what Kim Kardashian thinks approximately peas (she hates them), doesn’t suggest the reply to that query is instantly to be had. ” One may both need to ask Scott, or make whatever up. should you holiday it down, a sweater may be known as a most sensible, a pullover, or a jumper. And argyle is a diamond trend in a diagonal checkerboard association. And the be aware the is l. a. or le in French, which Scott isn't really. accordingly, one other identify for the comedian might be Checkerboard Jumper. What jumps such a lot industriously on a checkerboard? A king, in fact. Scott’s message is that he desires to be the king of comics. Argyle sweaters are also itchy. they should be paired with a collared blouse, in a different way they’re insufferable. sincerely they have been brought by means of the giant-collared-shirt emporiums of the 16th century, in a lot a similar means dentists popularized Halloween, or Camay popularized coal mining. And we’re the suckers who received into it. yet Scott, you don’t desire such trickery to win the public’s adulation. you are able to do that simply by being your self, and carrying on with to provide some of the most continuously hilarious outside-the-box comics in operation. certain, your characters haven't any eyes and accordingly glance untrustworthy, they usually don't have any waists and for that reason render belts superfluous, yet that’s simply a part of their attraction. i encourage you to not obstacle your self with advertisements gimmicks or offended Oprah Winfrey lovers, and simply to proceed pushing the envelope along with your freakish wit, pretzelized puns, hilarious drawing, and residential run–hitting punch traces. In Isaac Asimov’s starting place sequence, set thirty thousand years sooner or later, a personality is defined sitting on a park bench studying comics.

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