We're so excited about our upcoming graphic novel Manfried the Man by Caitlin Major and Kelly Bastow. In fact, we're so excited that we want to offer you a little something extra! That's why we're offering three phone lock screens featuring Manfried and friends to anyone who pre-orders the book before May 1, 2018. As Manfried would say, "Heeeeeey." Get me those lock screens!

Here's how to access the lock screens:

  1. Pre-order your copy of Manfried the Man from your retailer of choice. You can pre-order from anywhere — even your favorite local comic shop or bookstore. E-books count too!
  2. Email a photo or screenshot of your receipt to [email protected] with the subject line "MANFRIED THE MAN PRE-ORDER."All receipts must be dated 4/30/18 or earlier and submitted by 11:59pm EST on 5/8/18. For more information and restrictions, read the Terms and Conditions.
  3. Quirk Books will email you back with your lock screens!

The first TEN pre-orders will also receive a Manfried the Man enamel pin and sticker sheet!


Pre-order from your favorite retailer (or even from your local comic shop or bookstore!) E-books count too:
Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books A Million | Hudson Booksellers | Indiebound


We can't wait for you to read Manfried the Man. Let us know you pre-ordered the book with the hashtag #ManfriedtheMan on Twitter!

Still not convinced this book is for you? Check out a FREE excerpt of the first 30 pages.


 In this hilarious graphic novel, the roles of cats and humans are reversed, putting humanoid felines in charge of tiny, dimwitted little man-pets.

Manfried is a stray taken in by Steve Catson, a slacker with a dead-end job and nonexistent love life. Soon Manfried becomes the Garfield to Steve’s Jon Arbuckle: lazy, selfish, and sometimes maddening in his weird human behavior. Yet the pair depends on each other to get through life’s troubles. When Manfried runs away, Steve musters his meager resources to find his best man-friend and bring him home safe. Ultimately, both Steve and Manfried realize they’re capable of so much more than they thought.

Caitlin Major is a Toronto-based comics writer and illustrator. She and her partner, Matthew Hoddy, have run successful Kickstarter campaigns to print comics Space Pyrates and The Saga of Metalbeard. Caitlin also works as an animation compositor at Skyship Entertainment, a small animation studio in Toronto that specializes in kids’ programming on YouTube.

Kelly Bastow is an illustrator and comics creator best known for her ink and watercolor paintings of landscapes and body positivity. Kelly illustrated Quirk’s Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy and has drawn for the comics Lumberjanes, Adventure Time, and Capture Creatures.