Released: 28 April, 2003
This book is touted as an entertaining words-and-pictures journey through the art, craft and zen of cartooning, hopefully guiding you through the creative process on your way to cartooning greatness. Actually it's more like a collection of 400 very funny cartoons in a fairly slight book. It's not a bad read, and since it's written by the cartoon editor of the New Yorker he obviously knows a thing or two about the business, yet I found it slightly lacking in any real insight and hadn't gone back to it in the 2 years I've owned it (only searching it out among my collection for this review). You may think it's worth a punt at seven quid but I'd probably save my money and put it towards the Yellow Kid book.
Available from Amazon.co.uk for £7.40 plus p&p