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The printed version of Housepets!, comprised into semi-annual books that include arcs for each year and the one-off strips in-between.

The books are published by CreateSpace, and sold in their website and Amazon, along with other of Rick's printed works. The books can also include some special content and their in-store descriptions quote the characters referring the product, though Book 4 implies those quotes are fakes. Each book has unique and new art for the cover.

BooksEdit

Book 1
Book1

Housepets! Are Naked All The Time

This book takes its title from Grape's quote in the strip I Planned This Joke For An Awful Long Time and include the arcs of the 1st year:


Also includes:
  • 1st year one-off strips in between
  • Bonus art
  • Special "abbreviated" cast page

Testimonials for this book:


"I thought the book was great! Although when I got to the color parts it started tasting funny."
--Sasha
"Incredibly good, well worth the price, but I managed to read it in only a few seconds. This is the problem with comic books."
--Peanut
"It includes me, so it can't be ALL bad."
--Bino
"I don't show up until the next book so I would say, wait for that one."
--Keene Milton
This book has been approved by the Local Good Ol' Dogs Club, union 442.


Book 2
Book2

Housepets! Hope They Don't Get Eaten

This book takes its title from Zach's quote in the strip I Could Have Done That and include the arcs of the 2nd year:


Also includes:
  • 2nd year one-off strips in between
  • "All the King's Men" Part 1 by Rick Griffin
  • "All the King's Men" Part 2 & Part 3 by Two_Twig. Housepets! forumite who won the contest: Finish "All the King's Men"

Testimonials for this book:


"It's a book!"
--Lana Milton
"Enlightening, monumentally profound . . . quite possibly the best collection of writings to grace this earth since Cicero. Because my kids are actually interested in it."
--Miles the Wolf
"What th--is this ME? This is . . . this is showing everything! What kind of sick joke is this?!"
--King


Book 3
Book3

Housepets! Can Be Real Ladykillers

This book takes its title from Fox's quote in the strip Hot And Bothered and include the arcs of the 3rd year:


Also includes:
  • 3rd year one-off strips in between
  • Bonus art
  • "King and His Collection of Embarrassing Outfits" paper dolls

Testimonials for this book:


"I star in this one, so you can skip to my part and then bask in my glory. It's okay, it's worth the price"
--Bino
"Needs to be saucier"
--Joey
"It's quite saucy enough thank you very much"
--King
"Yeah, I'll say"
--Bino, with a naughty look.
"That's not what I was talking about"
--King


Book 4
Book4

Housepets! Are Gonna Sniff Everybody

This book takes its title from puppy Peanut's quote in the strip Who Still Has A Photo Album Anyway and include the arcs of the 4th year:


Also includes:
  • 4th year one-off strips in between
  • Bonus art

Testimonials for this book:


"EEHEHEHEH!
Are you looking for something to try?
Then why not this book you could buy?
It's filled with such fun
That is second to none
As this painful rhyme scheme implies!"
--"Crazy Old Man Who Only Speaks In Limericks"
"For the last time, roleplaying in your friend's mom's basement does NOT make me a geek!"
--Pete
"I miss when this comic was about animals."
--Duke Milton
"I think these fake quotes are getting out of hand."
--"Four Finger Discount" Jack


Book 5
Book5

Housepets! Don't Criticize Your Lovelife

This book takes its title from Maxwell's quote in the strip Party In My Mouth and include the arcs of the 5th year:


Also includes:
  • 5th year one-off strips in between
  • Bonus art

Testimonials for this book:


"I am not a psychopath."
--Tiger Arbelt
"He's kind of a psychopath."
--Marvin Arbelt
"Literally everybody is crazy except for me."
--Zach Arbelt
"I don't like this author's fixation on psychopathy. Some of us ain't bad people! I mean, I soitainly am, but that don't mean I appreciate being stereotyped."
--Yeltsin
"No comment. No, that doesn't mean you can print 'no comment' as a joke, either. It's stupid and played out."
--Rock Milton
"This book is a real steal."
--"Four Finger Discount" Jack the Wolf


Book 6
Housepets!Book6

Housepets! Will Do It For Free

This book takes its title from Grape's quote in the strip Honey, Nuts And Dates and include the arcs of the 6th year:


Also includes:
  • 6th year one-off strips in between
  • Bonus art

Testimonials for this book:


"Read about the wrath of the mighty jungle cat!"
--Jata, as his jacket explodes.
"This sandwich is delicious. Oh yeah and whatever you said, the book thing, that's also good enough to require the endorsement of a random woodland animal."
--Jessica
"Time is up. Make your choice, mortals! (The correct choice is me)"
--Pete


Book 7
Don't Ask Questions

Housepets! Don't Ask Questions

This book takes its title from Fido's quote in the strip Time Zone Out and include the arcs of the 7th year:


Also includes:
  • 7th year one-off strips in between
  • Bonus art


Testimonials for this book:


"It is a collection of absolute perfection, at least the version of this located in heaven."
--Cerberus
"KNEEL BEFORE KRINGLE!"
--Peanut, with a paper bag on his head
"This is the one where I really get my comeuppance! I mean, my time in the limelight?"
--Bino


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