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The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius 4: Gorilla Warfare [Paperback]

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What's more fun than a barrel full of monkeys? Why, Barry Ween, of course! For the uninitiated, Barry Ween is the smartest boy the world has ever seen. There's just one problem. No one can know. If word got out about his big brain it could land Barry, his family, and his best friend Jeremy (his sole confidant) in a heap of trouble. But when you're a boy genius, keeping the 'rents, the government, and the public at large in the dark is easier said than done! Mutated baby-sitters, talking gorillas, and a strangely familiar warrior woman from another dimension all put Barry's massive intellect to the test and make his big secret that much harder to keep! Gorilla Warfare collects issues #4-6 of the recent Monkey Tales mini-series, and faces the foul-mouthed ten-year-old off against his biggest challenge yet, with hilarious results!

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Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.3" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.5"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 15, 2002
Publisher   Oni Press
ISBN  1929998198  
ISBN13  9781929998197  

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The Best of the Barry Stories  Sep 20, 2005
I have loved all of the Barry Ween Stories, but this collection is by far the most complete. Not only does Winik tell a tremendously funny, adventurous, and irreverent story, as only he can, but he also sheds light on the characters in ways that the previous issues only skimmed over. The last panels of the final story are completely wordless but speak worlds about what kind of a story teller Winik is.

Don't give it to a child, but definitely read it if you have even the most remote interest in comics.
Another Solid Chapter In The Barry Ween Saga  Oct 2, 2002
Fair warning: Although this site lists this book as being suitable for ages 9 through 12, its subject matter is intended for mature audiences. Now, on with the show...

After reading and laughing like a mental patient at all of the other Barry Ween™ offerings that writer/artist Judd Winick & Oni™ Press has thrown out to the public, I was pretty stoked to get my hands on the latest TPB of the boy genius' further adventures. This time `round, Winick does things a bit differently with this titular anti-hero. The art is still relatively crude and reminiscent of comic-strip cartoon illustrations, but the dialogue is just as mean-spirited & profane as ever! This time `round the reader is treated a single story arc, rather than three stand-alone issues. From Barry's kindergarten memories of his first hook-up with his best bud Jeremy to a somewhat-accidental trip through space and time to a Conan™esque realm to rescue an `old' friend and back again, there's plenty of laughs to go `round, although not quite as many as in the previous `Monkey Tales' tome.

I found the first act to be the funniest as Barry flashes back to his toddler days and introduces his new-found playmate Jeremy to the joys of mags, virtual-reality circuses, cursing Tickle-Me-Elmo™ dolls, and turning the babysitter into a giant mutant ape. Then the story segues back to the present, where things get a bit more serious and dire-well, more so than the usual Barry Ween™ story-arc, anyway. Although the funny moments thin out significantly after the kindergarten adventure, there're several moments filled with enough good, clean (ahem) fun to keep you from taking things too seriously. Throw in a surprisingly touching epilogue, and-- well, you're just gonna hafta experience it for yourself...

Although I don't consider `Gorilla Warfare' to be the best entry in the Barry Ween™ series, it's still a pretty good read if you're lookin' for a little dollop o' obscenity-laden humor to help you get your yuks!


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