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Old 06-07-2012, 12:25 AM   #8
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I just read "Joe the Barbarian" by Grant Morrison and Sean Murphy and highly recommend it. Published by Vertigo and all 8 issues are 99c each on Comixology.

EDIT: Just realized the title might throw you off a bit... the story is about a diabetic boy who goes too long without his medication and starts to hallucinate that his toys have come to life and his pet rat is a six foot-tall warrior. He embarks on an epic quest that takes place simultaneously in his house, and a fantasy realm that mirrors aspects of his house. For instance, he turns on the water in his tub and it overflows onto the stairs. In the fantasy world this becomes a waterfall. The whole 8-issue story is him trying to get downstairs to get medicine or call his mom for help.
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"Habibi" by Craig Thompson is beautifully drawn. It's worth browsing to see if it's what you might like.
I am buying the first Joe the Barbarian.

I have Habibi on my wishlist. It is not available in reformat, though.

Oh, I have a rec. Heh. I loved Elfquest when I was a kid. They can't be downloaded but they are free to view online http://www.elfquest.com/gallery/OnlineComics3.html
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