Pic related. Probably one of my all time favorites.Can anyone recommend me something with the same general quality and flavor?
>>105859548This is one of the few comic books that never slapped the "graphic novel" label on the collected editions for broad appeal funnily enough
>>105859548Oh sorry, forgot to answer your question in >>105859556. Castle Waiting has a somewhat similar comfiness to it and the art is even similar (published for a while by Smith's Cartoon Books to boot). It's good but the story is never concluded and it's probably one of the girliest comics I've ever read: there's a major story arc around setting up a baby room.In terms of consistent quality, I'd give Usagi Yojimbo a go in case you haven't already
>>105859556Shit I just realized they do say it the top blurb
>>105859600Thanks for both!I've seen Usagi Yojimbo around, but I've never read it. I might look it up.
if bone was released today how much would /co/ reee over it being feminist sjw propaganda
>>105859983What are you talking about anon? /co/'s tight objectivity would clearly acknowledge the overall quality of the series without latching on the strong female characters
>>105859983Smith was one of the industry's original White Knights. Google his feud with >>105860018 for details
>>105860118For once, I'm not gonna look up the drama. Smith has my respect for making Bone and I'm just going to leave it at that. Ignorance is, after all, bliss.
>>105860118>Sim and Smith are friends>Sim develops schizophrenia>Sim insults Smith's wife>Smith demands an apology>Sim demands a boxing match>this is the last time they spoke as friendsDefending your wife isn't really white-knighting.
>>105860408B-but shes a woman
>>105859548Love Bone. Excellent taste, OP
I remember buying this at the scholastic book fair whenever i could i miss it desu thanks gor the nostalgia trip anon
>>105860018>>105860408I don't disbelieve people when they say the high points of this are amazing, but all the craziness in the supposed low points and in the artist's life (which in this case can't be separated from the art) makes me not want to read it.
>>105860425>Bone in anything but the original Black/White
>>105860449Issue 200 is the finale of the main story and the sane story. Issues 201-300 (the crazy issues) are just the epilogue. You can stop reading at issue 200 and be fully satisfied with a great story and non-crazy writing. But what happens to most people is that they become fans of the character, and their own curiosity forces them to read the crazy issues too.
>>105860450Don't be a shit cunt, the colored volumes are gorgeous
>>105860629I'm not saying they look bad. But the art was made to be published in bw originally, and looks fantastic without any need for color
>>105860018Cerebus is great but it is not in the same flavor as Bone.
>>105860643Real talk, who would have won in a straight up brawl between Fone Bone and the honey seller?
>>105860780I mean, pic related isn't brought up again but it's kind of implied Bones can fuck you up
>>105859548>graphic novelI am upset by this.
>>105860449>comic is 98% amazing>the other 2% are easily skippable craziness>HURR I DUN WAN RED IDOkay, don't. But it's your loss.>>105860497This is complete bullshit though, there's crazy shit before issue 200 and ignoring the last 100 issues entirely is mouth-breathing, pants-shitting levels of retardation. Also the best artwork in the series doesn't happen until the last third, even the craziest, weirdest parts of Latter Days still have pretty pictures to look at.
>>105860854Yeah, bones got cartoon physics.
>>105859548Was Phoney Bone /ourguy/?
Thorn is so cute but it's impossible to get good fan art of her.I don't just mean because Bone is relatively obscure, but because it doesn't feel right if its not drawn by Jeff Smith.
>>105859548Oh man I completely forgot about the Bone series. What a way to completely turn my monday around.
>>105861168He deserved the treasure, I say.
>>105863049>>105863074fucking hell i forgot to change my name.
>>105860780>>105860854Dunno how much damage he'd realistically doBut there was the part where he and Thorn got the absolute SHIT beaten out of them by the Vedu and he took it reasonably well
Tarsil did nothing wrongFuck the Harvestars and fuck Dragons
>>105860111/co/ probably wouldn't know it existed unless Thorn became a flavor of the month.
>>105863135Still ended up with bruises, a black eye and a missing tooth.
Serious talk. Why the fuck was this never adapted into an animated series?
>>105865724>In the late 1990s, an attempt was made by Nickelodeon Movies to produce a film adaptation of Bone. Jeff Smith said in a 2003 interview that Nickelodeon wanted the Bone cousins to be voiced by child actors, and wanted the film's soundtrack to include pop songs by the likes of N'Sync. Smith's response was that one would never insert pop songs in the middle of The Lord of the Rings or The Empire Strikes Back, and therefore pop songs should not be placed in Bone either.>On March 9, 2008, it was announced Warner Bros. Pictures had bought the film rights to the series. Smith's website confirmed on March 13, 2008 that he had made a deal with Warner Bros. to adapt the Bone saga into a film series. Further information was given in July 2011, citing that "two scripts have already been written and rejected—a third is currently in the works and will most likely yield three separate, computer-animated, 3-D films.">In January 2012, it was reported that Patrick Sean Smith, the creator of TV series Greek, was hired to write an adaptation, and that P. J. Hogan was attached to direct the feature, which will be produced by Lin Pictures and Animal Logic.>In November 2016, it was reported that Mark Osborne had been hired to direct the animated adaptation for Warner Animation Group. Osborne, along with Adam Kline, are set to write the film, which would be the first in a planned trilogy.
>>105860450Indeed. I'm only a couple volumes away from a complete collection of the Cartoon Books trades. Fuck scholastic.
>>105861168He'd fit right in, I'll say that.
>>105859548Usagi Yojimo's been recommended a few times, but I would also say you should check out some of the Groo comics.Some of the random prints of the marvel run (now published by Dark Horse), and especially the Life and Death of Groo books. They go toe to toe with Smith's art in terms of quality, though Aragones is more cartoony he does alot more detail, though the writing is a bit different in that it's mostly humor based.
>>105865724It's long as fuck and has lots of slow spotsSo adaption would be difficult to keep the tone niggas like while reading while in a form that's motion picture
>>105859548Never understood this yankee pet peeve. Are you that embarrassed to just call it a comic?