comic strip created by Jim Davis
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Garfield is a famous comic strip created by Jim Davis.

The comic is about a cat called Garfield, a dog called Odie, and their owner, Jon Arbuckle. The cat is named after Davis's grandfather, James Garfield Davis (who was probably named after former U.S. President James Garfield). It debuted on June 19, 1978, in 41 US newspapers. Garfield at Large was Garfield's first book, published in 1980. It was listed in the New York Times bestseller list at #1. By 1983, Garfield was featured in 1400 newspapers, and was translated into seven different languages.

Garfield got a website in 1996. In 2002, Garfield was declared "Most widely syndicated comic strip in the world" by the Guinness Book of World Records.[1] Garfield's first cookbook was published in 2003. In 2004, Garfield: The Movie was the first full-length feature movie based on Garfield. Garfield is a fun-loving cat who loves lasagna but hates Mondays and is enjoyed by many people around the world.

As of 2024, six Garfield movies have been made. notable production companies of Garfield franchise, primary those involvement such as Film Roman from 1982-1994, now owned by 9 Story USA , The Garfield Show now owned by Dargaud Media and distributed by Cineverse Corp., while the live-action duology and the Dippé direct-to-video trilogy now owned by 20th Century Studios and Davis Entertainment under Disney, the upcoming animated series produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio and the 2024 CG animated film produced by Sony.

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  • June 19, 1978 (USA/UK)
  • August 12, 1978 (Australia)
  • July 14, 1979 (Worldwide)
  • December 21, 1980 (Brazil)
  • July 31, 1981 (Japan)

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  • Here Comes Garfield (1982)
  • Garfield on the Town (1983)
  • Garfield in the Rough (1984)
  • Garfield's Halloween Adventure (1985)
  • Garfield in Paradise (1986)
  • Garfield Goes Hollywood (1987)
  • A Garfield Christmas (1987)
  • Happy Birthday, Garfield (1988)
  • Garfield: His 9 Lives (1988)
  • Garfield's Babes and Bullets (1989)
  • Garfield's Thanksgiving (1989)
  • Garfield's Feline Fantasies (1990)
  • Garfield Gets a Life (1991)

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  1. LaMartina, Jerry (28 January 2002). "Garfield comic strip makes Guinness Book of World Records". Kansas City Business Journal. Retrieved 14 October 2016.

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