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  • By Gerard Whyman
    Aug 9, 2009
    "Loads of fun!" Nigel's new cartoon book reminds me a bit of the 'quick fire' comedian Tim Vine - the gags come at you thick and fast and if one passes you by, you can be sure that the next will tickle your ribs. His pocket sized cartoons may be small but the sense of fun is big throughout - indeed, many of these gags have been seen in 'Sun Fun' section of The Sun. He's cornered the market on the 'relate' gags - that is, the ones about dysfunctional couples taking their complaints to a counsellor. In one situation the husband is in a strop because he can't have the window seat in the counsellor's office! My personal favourite is the 'horse box' gag - there's a definite touch of the Harry Hill's about it in my opinion. I won't spoil it - get the book yourself and find out. It's well worth a purchase.
  • By Tim Harries
    Mar 26, 2009
    "Nige comes up with the goods!" Nigel's new book 'Loads of Cartoons' arrived today and I've already devoured it (not literally - that would be insane). It really is a great fun read, with over 200 gags from Nigel's archives of 1000's (looking forward to 'Loads of Cartoons' 2, 3 ,4 and more!) You've probably seen Nigel's cartoons in national newspapers many many times, and he's really nailed the single panel gag format with his loose, appealing drawing style and a mix of the hilariously surreal (2 men arguing over a game of 'squabble') and more familiar subjects (plenty of Nige's signature 'Relate' gags) All in all,'Loads of Cartoons' is Loads of Fun. Good price too! Recommended ...
  • By Shannon Yarbrough
    Mar 6, 2009
    "Loads of Cartoons....loads of laughs!" I’ve always been a fan of the single panel cartoon ever since the days of Larson’s The Far Side. As a child, along with reading the Sunday comics, the three single panel cartoons in the back of the Parade magazine were also required reading. Nigel Sutherland, one of the UK’s top cartoonists, is a master at such humor and has collected over 200 of his cartoons in this book published this year through Lulu. Most of Nigel’s cartoons focus on the baby-boomer generation of married couples….wives going to the beauty salon or out to a restaurant with their husbands. There are quite a few involving marriage counselors or couples standing at the alter. A wife and her best friend make sly comments while standing over the husband sleeping in his recliner. Customers stand at the the complaint desk or in the grocery store making dumb comments…”Is it two for the price of one or buy one get one free?” Nigel has captured quite a few of those “Duh!”... More > moments that each of us has probably experienced or thought of at some point in our lives, like standing at the ATM machine only to have it laugh at us and say “You want how much?!” or “Don’t spend it all on beer this week!” Even better, there are some of Nigel’s cartoons that don’t even require words to get the joke across…a clown with over sized shoes waiting in line for a shoe shine, astronauts in space watching mail being dropped in through the mail slot on the door, someone in a theatrical supply store picking up a container of “canned laughter,” an elevator packed full of people in a sardine packing company. The book is printed in a 6 x 9 size with two panels on each page. I would have like to have seen this book in more of a square size with only one panel per page. While the two cartoons on each page don’t relate to one another, I can see where there might be some confusion among some. Even printing the book side ways as a 6 x 9 with the pages having to be flipped up might add some unique style to the book as opposed to the traditional 6 x 9 format. But no matter what, the physical book itself does not distract from Sutherland’s classic cartoon style and humor. Sutherland’s humor is both clean and adult. There’s quite a bit of “across the big pond” humor that you might find yourself Googling to get his point, but overall Loads of Cartoons is a nice collection of comics for adults who need a laugh. There’s a bit of everything here for everyone to enjoy passing around in the office or to just pass some time on a long trip. Well done! Read the full review at The Lulu Book Review.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781409256946
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Nigel Sutherland
Published
December 17, 2010
Language
English
Pages
108
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
0.47 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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