Angry Pear

comics about pears – updated twice a week

Pear Jam

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Pear Varieties: Belle Lucrative

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This pear is also known as Fondante d’Automne (Autumn’s candy).


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Citizen Pear

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This one appears in Pears of History, Myth, and Legend


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But is it art?

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Just a reminder that I’ll be at the H4C art show tomorrow night from 7-11 pm.

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If you’re in Montreal, stop by!

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Chief Operating Pear

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Another one from Work-a-Day Pear.


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Trying to Think

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Other things pears try to do:

Trying to Read

Trying to Relax

Trying to Stay Cool


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Music Too Loud

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Don’t you hate this?


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Jealousy

Another one from Work-a-Day Pear!

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Adjusting an Office Chair

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This is an older comic that I redid for the Work-A-Day Pear comic.


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Dokter Peer / Doctor Pear

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 A few months ago, Esther, a very nice woman in Europe (probably the Netherlands given the Dutch description), contacted me about doing this custom drawing (a doctor pear tending to a sick blueberry). She wanted to give the picture to her friend as a gift for finishing medical school. I LOVED the project because their nicknames for each other are pear and blueberry– very cute! Esther ended up putting the image on a bag for her friend, and I think it looks amazing!

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I am always interested in making custom drawings / prints. If you’re interested, you can contact me through Etsy or email me at drew[at]angriestpear[dot]com.


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Abbe Fetel Pear (Pear Varieties)

The Abbe Fetel or Abate Fetale was in the news earlier this month when Italian growers brought this pear to the States for a showing. This is also the pear I chose to make the month of April in the pear calendar. 

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Borrowed Book

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book loan


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Happy Valentine’s Day!

I wasn’t going to post anything today, but then I took these pictures and decided I wanted to share them. These are the NEW versions of the knit pears (coming soon to my Etsy shop). They’re a little smaller, but I think I like them better.

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(An action shot)

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Hope your Valentines are less grumpy!


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Valentine’s Day Chocolate

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Also, just a reminder: I’ll be at the Market Cooperative today selling pear things! Stop by if you’re in Montreal!

11 am -6 pm

3480 rue McTavish


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Figure Skating Pear: Pearseverance

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I love how when the figure skaters fall, they always get up and keep going.


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Pear Varieties: Winter Nelis

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This second image is from the 2014 Calendar. She is the face of February! (Click the image to enlarge if the description is too small).

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Pear Houseguest

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Keeping Plants over the Winter

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This is the problem with bringing plants inside for the winter. 

By the way, there’s still time to enter the Facebook / Twitter contest and win a Pear Calendar or a comic book!

Just like or follow Angry Pear on Facebook or Twitter (if you have done so already, then of course you can enter), then comment on the contest post. It’s very important that you comment on the contest post to enter the contest.


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Facebook / Twitter Contest!

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Angry Pears like attention too! Like or Follow Angry Pear on Facebook or Twitter and comment below to win a Pears of the World 2014 calendar or a comic book of your choosing.

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All you have to do is “like” or “follow” Angry Pear on Facebook OR Twitter and comment here why you like Angry Pear or which prize you would like. If you’ve already liked or followed Angry Pear (thank you!), just comment here anyway. The contest is open to anyone in the world.

By the end of the day next Sunday (January 26), I’ll pick two winners at random from the comments below.

 Let’s take another look at the pearific prizes you can win!

The Pears of the World calendar features 12 different types of pears, along with a description for each month. I had a lot of fun putting this together.

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 New comics from 2013 include Pearishables, Pears of History, Myth and Legend, and Work-a-Day Pear. I also have few copies left of comics from past years.

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Good luck everyone! Here are the Facebook and Twitter links again!


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Pear Martini

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Well Lotioned Pear – Part 2

(Click here for part 1)

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In part 1 I said that there was no such thing as applying too much lotion this time of year. Maybe I was wrong about that…


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Well Lotioned Pear – part 1

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This time of year, it seems you can never apply too much lotion.

Stay tuned for part 2 next week!


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Favorite Posts from 2013

If you’re on WordPress, you know that they send this nice summary of the past year at the end of every year. I thought I’d post the favorite comics  (according to their tracking of page views) from 2013. Thanks to everyone who’s subscribed to this blog. I really appreciate all of your comments and support!

1. Looking Back: Halloween 2

(Just a link for this one since there are a few comics here).

2. Hercule Poirot Favorite Quotes

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3. Cooking Terminology

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4. Another Hercule Poirot quote

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5. Things to Do When You’re Bored at Work

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Pear Calendar!

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I just finished working on a calendar for 2014! I hope not everyone already has a calendar for next year. I’m hoping that there are a least some people, who like me, are not organized or ready to get calendars in December.

 

 

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This “Pears of the World” calendar has a different pear type for each month and a short write-up to along with it. It measures 5.5″ x 8″ and is printed on heavy card stock.  It’s available in my Etsy shop. You can read all the descriptions of the pear types for each month are there too.

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I started this project pretty late in the year, but I got so involved with researching different kinds of pears that it went pretty quickly. I had so much fun looking at different pears (there are so many sweet sweet varieties) and imagining their pearsonalities!

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I’m including the binder clip, so it can be hung on wall:

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Boxing Day

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Yes, pears wear belts. And they especially need new ones after all the nibbles on Christmas!

Hope you all had a nice holiday!


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Christmas Pear

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The Comice is commonly known as a “Christmas Pear” because it has historically been a popular gift fruit during the holiday season.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!

A Partridge in an Angry Pear Tree

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Pear and Rabbit by the Fire

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More comics about Pear and Rabbit

Handmade Gifts

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Entrepearneuse

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This one is from a new print comic Work-A-Day Pear!

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It’s Manhattan Weather!

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Want a print of this one? I’ve added a hand-painted and matted print to my Etsy shop!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the US ! Hope your celebrations are more like the top picture and don’t devolve into the second one!

Maybe the food was too caramelized. Haha.

Cooking Terminology

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A similar sentiment that I also say all the time. 


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Knitting with Rabbit

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Just a reminder that I’ll be selling pear comics, etc. today at the Market Cooperative. If you’re in Montreal, stop by!

11 AM-6 PM

McGill SSMU Ballroom

3480 rue McTavish


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Neighbors: Revenge

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The war over the staircase continues!

Here are some previous installments in the ongoing battle between Angry Pear and her neighbor:

Earplugs

A Peace Offering

Loud Walking

Sharing a Staircase (one of my favorites)

The War Escalates

Neighbors


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Distroboto and Angry Pear!

Distroboto is a project run by Archive Montreal that repurposes old cigarette machines into art vending machines. A few weeks ago, I made super mini versions of my Angry Pear comics for them! At $2 a pop, it’s a great way to learn about and support  local artists.

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They are currently stocked with three Angry Pear titles; Hipster Pear, Pears Gone Wild, and Pear and Rabbit. If you’re interested in full size versions of these titles, visit my Etsy shop. And, if you’re in Montreal, stop by some of their machine locations (listed on their website) and pick up a few of the goodies they’re selling.

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[Image of Distroboto machine from Distroboto.com]

Enemy List

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Nightmare on Pear St.

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Happy Halloween!


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Nospearatu and Other Spooky Pears

I’ve posted all of these before, but thought I’d post some Halloween pears from previous years. I redrew Nospearatu and Pear Sematary, however.

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“Peartrified”

For more Halloween pears, click here!

Busy

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