LARRY MARDER’S ACCLAIMED SERIES “BEANWORLD”
TO BE COLLECTED IN OMNIBUS FORMAT
Beanworld has delighted readers from grade school to graduate school for more than a generation, earning a spot on the New York Times Graphic Books Best Seller List. Now, Dark Horse has announced the collection of Larry Marder’s fan-favorite series Beanworld in an affordable omnibus format. Become acquainted with the iconic legumes of Larry Marder’s universe in this comprehensive collection of all twenty-one issues!
Join Mr. Spook, Professor Garbanzo, Beanish, and many others as they experience adventures in their world that prove, whether friends or adversaries, they are all ultimately dependent on each other for survival. Larry Marder himself describes it best: “Beanworld is a series of humorous adventure stories that unfold in a weird fantasy dimension featuring a tribe of talking Beans. It’s like A Bug’s Life meets Mutts, as told by Dr. Seuss and Joseph Campbell. Beanworld operates under its own rules and laws.”
Praise for Beanworld:
“One of the most original and brilliant comic-book universes ever created.”—MTV’s Splash Page
“Like George Lucas, Stan Lee, and J.J. Abrams, cartoonist Larry Marder is the creator of a deeply imagined alternate world that inspires obsessive fandom and yields glossaries, maps, and websites.”
“Beanworld represents the best of black & white comics offer to the market: an original twist on traditional comics presented in a straightforward, accessible way.”—Comics Journal
“Great works of art take us on an inward journey of discovery. Be warned! Beanworld starts below the surface and climbs around your DNA like it was a Jungle-Gym.”—Jeff Smith (Bone)
About Dark Horse:
For more than thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher,Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today, Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.