Wednesday, February 17, 2010

CBR Review: Joe the Barbarian #2

I recently reviewed Joe the Barbarian #2 for CBR and, in the process, wrote the following sentences: "Based on Sean Murphy’s art alone, Joe the Barbarian is worth a look, but Grant Morrison’s writing is average fantasy fare and doesn’t rise beyond the novelty of the book’s premise. Joe is a young teenager suffering diabetes and is having some sort of odd side-effect from a lack of insulin that’s resulting him shifting between the real world and a perceived fantasy world. In this issue, he manages to make it from his attic bedroom to the bathroom, while stumbling his way through the other world where his pet mouse is a warrior and he learns of his quest to save that world from dark forces."

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