Synopses & Reviews
is really making the fur fly. Since it began in 1999, this bitingly hilarious comic strip has rapidly found a home with readers who enjoy pets with an attitude.
At the center of this warm and fuzzy romp is Rob Wilco, a single, mild-mannered ad exec and guardian of two rambunctious pets. Bucky the sharp-fanged, self-absorbed cat carries a boom box, goes on spending sprees, and clearly wears the pants in this eccentric household. Satchel the laid-back mixed-breed dog is a gentle pooch with a sensitive soul who tries to remain neutral but frequently ends up on the receiving end of Bucky's mischief. Together, this unlikely trio endures all the trials and tribulations of a typical family more or less.
Anyone who has a pet or even knows one will find The Dog Is Not a Toy the first collection of Get Fuzzy an astutely witty take on the relationships between the species.
On the comics scene of late, Get Fuzzy has made the fur fly. Now syndicated in more than 175 newspapers, this freshly amusing strip has rapidly become the new darling among readers who enjoy pets with an attitude.
Get Fuzzy makes the fur fly. This freshly amusing strip is a darling among readers who enjoy pets with an attitude. This wry cartoon features Rob Wilco, a mild-mannered ad guy who's guardian to two rambunctious pets: Bucky, a temperamental cat who carries a boom box and goes on spending sprees, and Satchel, a gentle canine who tries to remain neutral even when he bears the brunt of Bucky's mischief. Together, this unlikely trio hangs out together, watching TV, cooking for friends, and attempting the occasional adventure outside. Anyone who has a pet or even knows one will find this Get Fuzzy collection, The Dog is Not a Toy, an astutely witty take on relationships between the species.
About the Author
Darby Conley earned a fine arts degree from Amherst College, where he drew cartoons for the daily newspaper. Before beginning his career as a professional cartoonist, he was an elementary school teacher, then an art director at a museum in Massachusetts.