Manfried Saves the Day: A Graphic Novel

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Quirk Books
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6.0 X 0.6 X 8.5 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author

Caitlin Major, creator of Manfried, is a Toronto-based comics writer and illustrator. Her webcomics include Home Sick, Peach Plum Pear, Yer a Witch Milly, and The Spirit and the Spider. Caitlin works as an animation compositor at Skyship Entertainment, an animation studio in Toronto that specializes in kids' programming.

Kelly Bastow is a comics creator and commercial illustrator. She illustrated Quirk Books' The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy and has drawn for the comics Lumberjanes, Adventure Time, and Capture Creatures. She self-published the graphic novel Wax and Wane (coloring by Caitlin Major), and her 2017 autobiographical comic, Year Long Summer, was nominated for an Ignatz Award.


"The world that Bastow and Major have built together has a lot more story to offer, and readers will be eager for more once they dive in."--Paste

"Bastow's art is a pleasure to behold."--Foreword Reviews

"If you're a pet owner, this book will leave you itching to cuddle up with your pet or take them outside for a walk or some playtime together."--Newsarama

"In Manfried Saves the Day, web comic creators Caitlin Major and Kelly Bastow continue their much-loved Manfried strip in a brand new graphic novel adventure."--Boyce McClain's Collectors Corner

Praise for Manfried the Man:
Named a "Best Comics of 2018" by A.V. Club
Named one of Paste's "25 Best Comic Books of 2018"

"A must read for pet owners of any stripe."--A.V. Club

"A simple tale of affection, devotion, and worry...though its narrative beats are familiar, that makes them no less adorable."--Vulture

"There's something in this story that can resonate with everyone - even if you're more of a dog person."--Newsarama

"Unexpectedly touching."--The Comics Beat

"Anyone who loves their pets as much as (or more than) they do other humans will happily read it cover to cover."--Philadelphia Life

"A delightful twist on the human/cat relationship."--Library Journal

"An entertaining and often laugh-out-loud twist on reality."--Foreword Reviews

"A surprisingly sweet story about companionship."--Publishers Weekly