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Joe the Barbarian / Grant Morrison, Sean Murphy, Dave Stewart, Todd Klein.

By: Morrison, Grant [author.].
Contributor(s): Murphy, Sean Gordon, 1980- [illustrator.] | Stewart, Dave | Klein, Todd.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : DC Comics, [2011]Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781401237479; 1401237479.Subject(s): War -- Comic books, strips, etc | Adventure and adventurers -- Comic books, strips, etc | Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 | Hypoglycemia | Adventure and adventurers | WarGenre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels.DDC classification: 741.5/9411 Summary: Joe is an imaginative eleven-year-old boy. He can't fit in at school. He's the victim of bullies. His dad died overseas in the Iraq war. He also suffers from Type 1 diabetes. One fateful day, his condition causes him to believe he has entered a vivid fantasy world in which he is the lost savior - a fantastic land based on the layout and contents of his home. His desperate attempts to make it out of his bedroom transform into an incredible, epic adventure through a bizarre landscape of submarine pirate dwarves, evil Hell Hounds, Lightning Lords and besieged castles. But is his quest really just an insulin deprived delirium - from which he can die if he doesn't take his meds - or something much bigger?
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Book Book Bailey Cove Branch
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"Originally published in a single magazine form in Joe the Barbarian 1-8."

Joe is an imaginative eleven-year-old boy. He can't fit in at school. He's the victim of bullies. His dad died overseas in the Iraq war. He also suffers from Type 1 diabetes. One fateful day, his condition causes him to believe he has entered a vivid fantasy world in which he is the lost savior - a fantastic land based on the layout and contents of his home. His desperate attempts to make it out of his bedroom transform into an incredible, epic adventure through a bizarre landscape of submarine pirate dwarves, evil Hell Hounds, Lightning Lords and besieged castles. But is his quest really just an insulin deprived delirium - from which he can die if he doesn't take his meds - or something much bigger?

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