|Fall of the Pridelands|
Grape talking about Pridelands to Peanut, complete with promotional poster.
Comic: "Book Smarts" (click for full size)
|Number of Comics||9|
|Dates Published||March 16th - April 3rd 2009|
The Continuing Adventures of Spot
Fall of the Pridelands is the 17th arc in Housepets!.
Grape goes to the release of the 3rd book of the Pridelands book series, Fall of the Pridelands. Peanut goes with her to see why it's so popular. Grape meets with Max and they geek out about the book, causing Peanut to become interested. Max plays a prank on multiple cats and gets beat up. Peanut finds Joey there who is out of cat disguise for certain reasons. With 30 minutes until the release Peanut decides to kill time by reading some of the Pridelands books, and instantly gets hooked. He finishes the first 2 books and all the companion guides within just 5 minutes. Peanut pesters Grape into letting him read the new book first, but he ends up spoiling it on the ride home.
Back at Babylon Gardens the Good Ol' Dogs Club make fun of Peanut for reading it. He says they should read it before dissing it, but they say they already have and still think it's lame, though they slowly let it slip that they did enjoy it. Later Peanut writes a Spot comic which is essentially the entirety of Chapter 8 of Fall of the Pridelands with Spot in it to save a character Peanut liked.
- First appearance of the Pridelands book series, which would go on to appear in many future comics
- This arc shows how Joey and Squeak met
- First appearance of the Whoodathunkit Coffee Shop
- Peanut becomes hooked on the 'Pridelands' series
- This is the first arc to showcase Squeak's interest in paws.