comics research bibliography: Dilbert

Based on the comics research bibliography, copyright 2002 by John Bullough and Michael Rhode.

[Unknown.] 1995.
We'd use a burrito to bean the big cheese: 'Dilbert' surveys workplace revenge.
San Francisco Examiner (Dec 20).

[Unknown.] 1996.
An eight-figure deal for Dilbert [S. Adams publishing deal].
Editor and Publisher 129(44; Nov 2):31.

[Unknown.] 1996.
People Weekly 46(Dec 30):74.

[Unknown.] 1996.
Peter Drucker, with fleas: Dogbert, Dilbert's cartoon canine consultant, wants to help you become a jargon-spewing management zombie.
Fortune 134(10):169.

[Unknown.] 1996.
Press: For the downsized, there is Dilbert: A sly cartoon strip speaks for the re-engineered.
Time 147(12):82.

[Unknown.] 1997.
Book notes [Dilbert].
USA Today (May 27).

[Unknown.] 1997.
Dilbert [S. Adams' strip].
Time 149(16; Apr 21):59.

[Unknown.] 1997.
Dilbert creator understands why they call it work.
Albany Times Union (Sep 1).

Adams, Scott. 1996.
Dilbert's Management Handbook: Master satirist Scott Adams does the job in his Dilbert cartoon.
Fortune 133(9):99.

Adams, Scott. 1997.
Why Dilbert loves TV.
TV Guide 45(Jan 11):20.

Alonzo, V. 1996.
The Dilbert school of motivation: Don't laugh, you can learn a lot from this comic strip.
Incentive Marketing 170(10):32.

Arnott, Nancy. 1994.
Comic relief [Dilbert].
Sales and Marketing Management 146(15; Dec):72.

Astor, David. 1997.
Big-paper biggies: Garfield, Dilbert.
Editor and Publisher 130(Mar 1):30.

Astor, David. 1997.
Column critical of 'Dilbert' strip.
Editor and Publisher 130(16; Apr 19):33.

Baker, Leland. 1997.
TechTalk: Anatomy of a comic strip [Scott Adam's Dilbert].
San Diego Daily Transcript (Oct 6).

Baldwin, Kristen. 1998.
Office mates [Dilbert TV show].
Entertainment Weekly (May 22): 21.

Barr, Stephen. 1997.
To reinvent the report, Gore enlists a visual aide [Scott Adams's Dilbert].
Washington Post (Oct 20):A21.

Benezra, Karen. 1997.
Dilbert plunges into endorser roles [sales promotions].
Brandweek 38(11; Mar 17):9.

Bourque, Pierre. 1999.
Move over Dilbert, here come the nerds of User Friendly: Comic starts today [electronic comic published in newspaper].
National Post (January 11)

Bowles, Jennifer. 1997.
'Bablyon 5' gathers speed in TV world [Dilbert's Scott Adams guest shot].
Montgomery [MD] Journal (
Mar 16):A10.

Brennan, Patricia. 1997.
Labor Day: 'Dilbert' and real workplaces.
Washington Post TV Week (Aug 31).

Bridis, Ted. 1999.
Cursor Software Tracks Web Traffic [Dilbert and Peanuts characters of United Feature Syndicate Inc., the Garfield comic strip page and sites for children's movies like ``The Iron Giant''].
Associated Press (November 29)

Brown, Janelle. 1998.
Good times for Dilbert [Scott Adams interview].
Salon Magazine (October 23):
also available through

Brown, Tom. 1997.
What does Dilbert mean to HR?
HR Focus 74(Feb):12.

Bryant, Adam. 1999.
Make that Mr. Dilbert [Scott Adams starts a restaurant].
Newsweek (March 22): 46-7

Campagna, Darryl. 1996.
The Dilbert Dimension.
Albany Times Union (Jun 17):C1.

Carman, John. 1999.
'Tooning In: Animated comedies from `Simpsons' to `Dilbert' are = flooding TV.
San Francisco Chronicle (February 2)

Carson, Tom. 1999.
Dilbert's Back, and Guess Why UPN's Got Him: Dummy and Dummier.
Village Voice (January 27).
online at

De Wolf, Rose. 1996.
Dilbert artist draws absurdities from real-life situations.
Kansas City Star (Dec 17).

Ditlea, Steve. 1996
Dilbert Zone: Revenge of the Downsized.
New York Times (May 8).

Dr. Driedel. 1998.
Office despot [Scott Adams' Dilbert].
Suck (Feb 24):

Edwards, Bob. 1997.
The Dilbert Future.
National Public Radio's Morning Edition (May 19)

Ginsberg, Steven. 1997.
When Dilbert Speaks on Ethics, Lockheed Martin Listens: Defense Contractor Employs the Comics-Page Character to Train Employees to Handle Tough Questions of Conduct.
Washington Post (April 13): H5

Ginsberg, Steven. 1997.
When Dilbert speaks on ethics, Lockheed Martin listens.
Washington Post (Apr 13):H5.

Greppi, Michele. 1999.
'Dilbert:' He's Not Great (Even Nude) [animated television show].
New York Post (January 25)

Hamilton, Kendall. 1999.
Another day, another indignity: Dilbert hits prime time - and gets the job done [animated tv series].
Newsweek (January 25): 62

Hansen, Liane. 1996.
Dilbert's Creator [Scott Adams interview].
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday (February 18)

Heyman, Karen. 1996.
Life after the corporation [Dilbert's Scott Adams].
Home Office Computing 14(Jul):54.

Hontz, Jenny. 1998.
Animated Dilbert coming on UPN.
Washington Post (Feb 12):E6.

Howard, Patricia. 1996.
Names & Faces: Playing His Toon [Scott Adams Dilbert book contract].
Washington Post (October 28): D3

Howe, Kenneth. 1996.
A management messiah [Dilbert].
San Francisco Chronicle (Feb 15).

Jacobs, Alexandra. 1998.
Dilbert deliberation [Solomon's ' anti-Dilbert book].
Entertainment Weekly (Jan 30):60.

James, Caryn. 1999.
'Dilbert': Made for People Who Hate Their Jobs [animated tv series].
New York Times (January 25)

Kusnet, David. 1997.
The one truly serious management leader - Dilbert!
Baltimore Sun (Jul 20).

Lander, Irene. 1999.
Dagwood and Dilbert: Emasculation in the white-collar workplace.
Popular Culture Association National Conference, San Diego, Mar 31 - Apr 3.

Leonhardt, David. 1996.
Corporate America's pet gadfly: Comic-strip cutup Dilbert is a hit with the execs he lampoons.
Business Week (3477; May 27):46.

Levy, Steven. 1996.
Working in Dilbert's World.
Newsweek 128(Aug 12):52-57.

Light, Larry (ed.). 1997.
The greatest Dilbert ever told.
Business Week (Mar 17).

Lloyd, Robert. 1999.
Public Jocks, Private Dicks; Plus, Eddie Murphy's The PJ's and Scott Adams' Dilbert.
LA Weekly (March 5).
online at

McClellan, Jim. 1996.
Dilbert: The cartoon icon of choice for those in the net generation.
Albany Times Union (Jan 17):C8.

McCormally, Kevin. 1997.
Dilbert gets a raise [Scott Adams].
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine 51(Jan):83.

McGarvey, Robert. 1997.
The Adams Principle: Dilbert creator expounds on how not to treat your employees.
Entrepeneur (Sep):117-123.

McManis, Sam. 1999.
Straight or Gay, Dilbert Isn't Getting Any.
San Francisco Chronicle (February 19)

Meisler, Andy. 1999.
'Dilbert': Corporate Savior?[animated tv series].
New York Times (January 24)

Minzesheimer, Bob. 1997.
'Dilbert' author virtually everywhere.
USA Today (May 22).

Moore, Scott. 1999.
From the cubicle to the box [Dilbert animated tv show].
Washington Post (January 24): TV Week 7, 40

Mudge, Alden. 1997.
The Dilbert Future [review].
BookPage (Jun):21.

Naughton, Keith. 1999.
Cyberslacking [illustrated by Scott Adams with Dilbert].
Newsweek (November 29): 62

Oldenburg, Don. 1998.
Fast forward [review of The Totally Techie World of Young Dilbert: Hi-Tech Hijinks computer game].
Washington Post (Jan 9):Weekend 62.

Orenstein, David. 1996.
Workers of the world unite! Dilbert cures the office blahs with humor.
Albany Times Union (Jun 2):B8.

Owen, Rob. 1997.
Intriguing fall 1997 pilots [television adaptation of S. Adams' Dilbert].
Albany Times Union (Apr 10).

Quinones, Eric. 1996.
Business creates fertile field for jargon [Dilbert].
Kansas City Star (Sep 8).

Rosenblum, Trudi. 1996.
Harper cross-markets new 'Dilbert' audio.
Publishers Weekly 243(May 6):28-29.

Shales, Tom. 1999.
'Dilbert': What memos are made of [animated tv show].
Washington Post (January 25): C1, 9

Spiegelman, Art. 1998.
Overrated & Underrated: Comic strip [picked Dilbert as over; Tuthill's The Bungle Family as under].
American Heritage (May/June): 47-8.

Stafford, Diane. 1996.
Dilbert: Strips off the truth.
Kansas City Star (Jun 6).

Steinberg, Brian. 1999.
'Dilbert' creator turns boss himself of a nutrient-rich burrito business.
Wall Street Journal (May 17): B13C

Thatcher, Mike. 1996.
The truth about cats and dogs [Dilbert].
People Management 2(Dec 19):30.

Tomorrow, Tom. 1997.
Dilbert empowers Xerox.
San Francisco Bay Guardian (May 14):http;//

Tucker, Ken. 1999.
Lying down on the job [Dilbert animated tv series].
Entertainment Weekly (January 22-29): 93

Unknown. 1998.
[Dilbert's Scott Adams interview].
Playboy (May).

Unknown. 2000.
Dilbert gets new online cubicle.
Reuters / Variety (February 15)

Unknown. 1993.
Comic on computer [Dilbert].
Editor and Publisher (May 15): 40

Unknown. 1993.
Many 'Dilbert' fans.
Editor and Publisher (November 20): 44

Unknown. 1993.
Two comic contests ['Lockhorns' and 'Dilbert'].
Editor and Publisher (January 2): 61

Unknown. 1994.
Petition for 'Dilbert'.
Editor and Publisher (December 3): 34

Unknown. 1995.
['Dilbert'] Comic is reinstated.
Editor and Publisher (February 4): 36

Unknown. 1995.
[Swedish] Award and book for 'Dilbert' cartoonist.
Editor and Publisher (November 11): 47

Unknown. 1995.
'Dilbert' changeover [website].
Editor and Publisher (January 21): 36

Unknown. 1996.
An eight-figure deal for 'Dilbert'.
Editor and Publisher (November 2): 31

Unknown. 1996.
'Dilbert' cameo [Scott Adams tv appearances].
Editor & Publisher (September 28): 34

Unknown. 1996.
'Dilbert' joins elite 1,000-paper group.
Editor & Publisher (June 29): 41

Unknown. 1996.
Legislation spurs indecent proposal [by Dilbert's Scott Adams].
Editor & Publisher (March 23): 48

Van Biena, David. 1996.
Layoffs for laughs [Dilbert].
Time 147(12; Mar 18).