40 years of beaks, beers, and bird brains. From the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Jeff MacNelly comes the very best of the best of Shoe, the single largest volume of Shoe strips ever collected, covering four decades of social history with wry commentary, bird puns, and beer. Syndicated in over 1,000 newspapers worldwide, including the Chicago Tribune and the Washington Post. This book lovingly celebrates the legacy of Shoe from it’s beginning back in 1977 right up to the present and the work of Gary Brookins. This collection is packed with over 680 award-winning daily newspaper strips, a biography of Jeff MacNelly, a history of the Shoe comic strip written by Susie MacNelly, and a selection of some of the strip’s funniest full-color Sunday episodes.