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Cartoon Books, 2004 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 1332 pages
Bone is an independently published comic book series, originally serialized in 55 irregularly-released issues from 1991 to 2004. Bone was drawn and written by Jeff Smith. Smith's black-and-white drawings were inspired by animated cartoons and comic strips, a notable influence being Walt Kelly's Pogo: "I was … a big fan of Carl Barks and Pogo, so it was just natural for me to want to draw that kind of mixture of Walt Kelly and Moebius." Accordingly, the story is singularly characterized by an effective combination of both light-hearted comedy and dark, epic fantasy: Time Magazine has called the series "as sweeping as the Lord of the Rings cycle, but much funnier." Bone has received numerous awards, among them ten Eisner Awards and ten Harvey Awards. The 1,342 page compilation was put on Time magazine's list of Top Ten Graphic Novels of All Time.

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User Review  - tikidude - Borders

I loved all of the "Bone" series and the prequel "Rose" is no exception. The book will always balance the action and the comedy. I did get bugged by one thing in this book but it's pretty easy to ... Read full review

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I bought this as a gift for my nephew. He loves it! Unfortunately it doesnt have color pictures but he likes having all of the stories in one book. Great value! Read full review

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