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How Come I Always Get Blamed for the Things I Do?

A Pickles Collection by Brian Crane

How Come I Always Get Blamed For the Things I Do

Take one long-married and occasionally exasperated couple getting along in years, their well-meaning daughter and precocious grandson, a clueless dog, an independent-minded cat, plus assorted other quirky but endearing characters and you have the world of Pickles, Brian Crane’s beloved comic strip that takes a wry but good-natured look at the foibles of family and friends.

National Cartoonist Society Award

2013 Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year — National Cartoonists Society

How Come I Always Get Blamed for the Things I Do? is the fifth collection featuring the domestic ups and downs of Earl and Opal Pickles, validating Peanuts creator Charles Schulz’s prediction that “Pickles is going to be around for a long time.” Pickles won the Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year in 2013 from the National Cartoonists Society, (read the Washington Post Article) and Pickles has been nominated twice as Best Comic Strip, a prestigious award it won in 2001. It consistently tops comic polls and appears in almost 700 newspapers worldwide. Brian Crane lives with his wife, Diana, in Sparks, Nevada. His family includes seven children and eight grandchildren.

Hilarity from the latest Pickles Edition

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