Joe the Barbarian

Joe the Barbarian

The Deluxe Edition

Book - 2011
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Publisher: New York : Vertigo/DC Comics, c2011
ISBN: 9781401229719
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC NOVEL Morrison
Characteristics: 1 v . (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm


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Oct 16, 2016

A story about a kid hallucinating about adventures with his toys. Nice art. Runs a bit longer than it needs.

Feb 02, 2016

Grant Morrison has done it again. With the amazing artwork combined with the story, it was a great mini-series. Also, the story is easy to follow if you read it twice.

Apr 22, 2014

Really nice artwork but the story fell sort of flat to me. It's /very/ reminicent of the "Never Ending Story" which makes the ending rather perdictable.

JCLJoshN Oct 28, 2013

More trippiness from Grant Morrison, but with more youthful whimsy than he usually indulges in. Fast-paced, funny, touching, and weird. And the art by Sean Murphy is terrific! A lovely fantasy adventure.

Mar 07, 2013

I'm sorry Morrison, but this one just missed the mark for me. I found it strangely hard to focus on the dialogue and found the world to be rather dull in a way that both contrasted and echoed the art. I wish I liked this book more, but I really couldn't even be bothered.

metalsox Dec 22, 2011

A nice story about a scary moment for Joe when he starts to have Diabetic attack he gets thrust into a fantasy world. Really outside of a swear word and it not being about superheros it shouldn't be considered a vertigo book. The coolest part is all the action figures (including LOBO!)


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