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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Children at Play: A Cul de Sac Collection by Richard Thompson

Cul de Sac hits the spot left by Calvin and Hobbes and Peanuts

If you can while away a pleasant afternoon or evening reading a collection of Calvin and Hobbes or Peanuts add this one to your collection right now!

I only recently discovered Cul de Sac on the internet and have been enjoying it enough that I grabbed this book. Clever lines, interesting art and enough of real life to make me read cartoons to my wife and say, "Who does this remind you of?" (page 24's shopping experience is so much like my own 2 children that I suspect someone may have been watching us at the store...)

Gentle, clever, good-humored, keenly observant...a worthy heir to the position held by Peanuts and Calvin and Hobbes in my mind.

Highly recommended.

I rate this collection 5 stars out of 5.

Reviewed on October 27, 2009.

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