Bone Read-Along #9: Crown Of Horns

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Concluding my read-through of Jeff Smith’s delightful Bone series with the final, extra-big volume, Crown of Horns.

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Bone Read-Along #6: Old Man’s Cave

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Continuing my read-through of Jeff Smith’s delightful Bone series.  This week I’m covering Volume 6, Old Man’s Cave.

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Bone Read-Along #5: Rock Jaw Master Of The Eastern Border

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Continuing my read-through of Jeff Smith’s delightful Bone series.  Today’s entry will cover the fifth volume, Rock Jaw, Master of the Eastern Border.

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Bone Read-Along #4: The Dragonslayer

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Continuing my read-through of Jeff Smith’s delightful Bone series.

This week, I am discussing Book Four, The Dragonslayer.

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Bone Read-Along #1: Out From Boneville

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Jeff Smith’s Bone series has often been described as a cross between the works of J.R.R. Tolkien and Disney Duck comics artist Carl Barks.  That is an incredibly accurate description.  What starts off as a fairly silly, cartoon-y series about a trio of cousins, “Bones” from Boneville, gradually turns more serious and more mystical as it goes along, keeping the light-hearted characterization, but really going somewhere as the mythology of the series is gradually revealed.  What seems mostly comical often had a more serious undercoating, and Smith layers it in very well with his vivid characters and drawings that went from the cartoonishly simple to the detailed landscape.

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