Once you read the first volume, you will want all the rest.
While I did struggle to conceptualize Beanworld initially, Marder's construction is impeccable allowing the reader plenty of time to grasp the story.
Larry Marder has managed to create such a welcoming world that a story about cleaning goo off of the bottom of the pool makes me happy.
This is about a self-contained world of these talking beans and their daily struggles. There is a hero, a shaman or two, odd beings that are like gods to them, various other... Read morePublished 24 days ago by G. Johnson
This book creates a new world with its own reality. The characters are charming and the mystery behind it all keeps you coming back for more! Great for kids and adults.Published 18 months ago by M. Anderson
This was one of my books, and my then-four-now-five year old got her hands on it and asked me to read it to her. Read morePublished on December 24, 2010 by Carmody
I opened up "Beanworld" expecting the traditional comic book experience. That is I expected to encounter a world which was clearly articulated but tightly bound to the reality of... Read morePublished on December 17, 2010 by Joshua P. OConner
Beanworld is the tale of the Beans, a clan of happy little... well, beans, who live in symbiosis with the Gran'ma'pa tree and the Hoi Polloi Ring Herd. Read morePublished on November 5, 2010 by E. M. Van Court
... or you don't. I'm a "don't". Art, plot, characters, settings - nothing there for me.
If you enjoy it, great. I'm moving on.
I remember seeing ads for 'Beanworld' back from my days in HS when I was still fairly regularly collecting comic books; I believe I saw the ads in various Dark Horse titles, which... Read morePublished on January 4, 2010 by Steven Warfield
My review for Larry Marder's first collected edition of Beanworld will undoubtedly suffer from numerous instances of backhanded compliments. Read morePublished on November 23, 2009 by GraphicNovelReporter.com