What If the Wimpy Kid Met Calvin and Hobbes? You'd Have Big Nate! This collection of comic strips follows the funny adventures of self-described middle-school genius Big Nate! • Big Nate is the hero of a comic strip carried in 200 newspapers • Fun, fast read that's a good choice for comic-book and graphic-novel fans • Big Nate is the original rebel without a clue, and he can always be counted on to earn numerous detentions — as well as straight A's...in laughs! In these comics, Nate bugs his teacher, tries to impress his crush, starts a rock band with his friends, and continues to blaze an unforgettable trail through the sixth grade. Originally published in newspapers and online, these Big Nate comics make it easy to see why Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney has called cartoonist Lincoln Peirce "one of my cartooning heroes" and Big Nate "a comics classic...among the best comics on the funny page."