SMBC COVID-19 Book Pack

Books by Zach Weinersmith, creator of

Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Abridged Beyond the Point of Usefulness

A brief introduction to all 154 of Shakespeare’s sonnets, in which each is reduced to a single couplet of iambic tetrameter. A great way to ruin Shakespeare for a young English major and an excellent passive-aggressive anniversary gift.

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Science: Abridged Beyond the Point of Usefulness

Science: Abridged Beyond the Point of Usefulness neatly summarizes every major field of science, including the history, major insights, specific sub-disciplines, recent developments, and important charge.

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The Holy Bible: Abridged Beyond the Point of Usefulness

For your convenience, the Bible has been condensed down to one to three sentences per chapter, in pocket-sized form.

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Trial of the Clone

Trial of the Clone is a choosable pathway gamebook that allows the reader to make choices, interact with the world, and otherwise navigate through over 500 scenes and thousands of potential pathways. The reader plays as a clone who sets out to find his place in the world, solving challenging puzzles and fighting monsters along the way.

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Augie and the Green Knight

Augie and the Green Knight is about 20,000 words long, and is a retelling of when King Arthur's court encounters a strange giant Green Knight. In this book, we get to hear the Green Knight's side of the story through the lens of a young nerdy girl named Augie

Illustrated by Boulet

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Science: Ruining Everything Since 1543

SCIENCE: Ruining Everything Since 1543 is a compendium of the finest science-related SMBC comics.

It contains over a dozen exclusive SMBC comics, as well as ten original Tales of Science - science stories by such geeks as Adam Savage, Phil Plait, Emily Lakdawalla, Kelly Weinersmith, Ed Yong, and more!

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Religion: Ruining Everything Since 4004 B.C.

A collection of religion-themed comics from the archives of SMBC, including 19 comics found only in this book.

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27 Nerd Disses: A Significant Quantity of Disrespect

Zach Weinersmith and Phil Plait have teamed up to create precisely 128 insults designed to weaken the resolve of aggressors, while educating them in their primary field of interest. Whether the person pummeling you is a student of mathematics or belles-lettres, we have the right words for the occasion.

Illustrated by Jess Fink.

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