Bone is an independently published comic book series, written and illustrated by Jeff Smith, In the opening pages of “Out from Boneville” the three Bone cousins , an avaricious and greedy Phoncible P. “Phoney” . The special 1,page, one-volume edition (ISBN X) was released originally for $40 (USD) . Out From Boneville is the first story-arc in the Bone series. It collects the first six issues of Jeff The first volume follows the three Bone cousins as they meet the inhabitants of a mysterious valley and seek their help in finding the 1 Synopsis. The three Bone cousins — Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone — are separated and lost in a vast, uncharted desert. One by one, they find their way into.

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The deluxe hardcover featured gold embossed lettering on the cover, gilded edges, and a cloth ribbon bookmark.

Rrom if the characters were more likable, I would have enjoyed it more. The climax and even most of the denouement were stellar and right along with what Smith was doing with his story and characters.

Humor, mystery, and adventure are spun together in this action-packed, side-splitting saga. The Bones are cute and cartoony and I did enjoy that. Regardless of whether or not you read comic books at all, if you have a pulse and you can r Bone didn’t make it onto my radar until a coworker recommended it for my Vo.1 eight-year-old cousin. Aug 19, Sesana rated it liked it Shelves: Smith’s villains are worthy as well.


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Other books in the series. Another thing I had forgotten was just how funny these characters can be even while in the midst of terrible, LOTR -level, world-collapsing events. She had previously seen book one of Gene Yang’s Avatar: Although he is ego-maniacal and cruel, he is prone to superstition and easily manipulated by The Hooded One.

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Note within a note: Even the supporting characters are given personalities and motivations. I just wanted to say that my son absolutely loves reading now thanks to two book series: Bone’s cousin, Phoney Bone, is a huge jerk though and I was glad when he wasn’t in the story and disappointed when he showed up again.

We’ve sent a message so you can pick a new password. The book was first published by Cartoon Books in its original black-and-white version in ; excerpts were printed in Disney Adventures over the course of bonevills And I don’t mean wizards and dragons.

Bone Vol. 1: Out From Boneville

This may be an effect of the Hooded One’s power; while the Hooded One is alive he can speak, but after she is destroyed he cannot. Although, Jeff is really bonebille at making books and artwork like this too.


After all, is there much that can be said that hasn’t already been said? Three young opossums with a thirst for adventure. Return to Book Page. Note within a note: How Old Are You? I guess the story is decent, the characters are somewhat interesting, but there’s nothing about this that really has made an exclamation point blink above my head. As originally published, Bone was a strictly bonevikle endeavor.

Her spider-sense bonevills tingling, so she is sure something bad is going to happen. Kat, Incorrigible 3 reviews. But overall thus is a good book,and I hope I can have the full book so then I can read. He loves both, but the Bone series takes him to another world.


The coloring is an improvement. Smith spent thirteen years from to publishing chapters of what would oht be a page epic fantasy story. This book ended on a “cliff-hanger,” but not a strong one. I picked up the first volume of Bone because I’d heard it had such amazing comic timing, a great storyline and relatively solid artwork. If a series is good, I always regret reading it in fits and starts while it waits to complete.