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ISBN10: 1593621760
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After seeing Geppetto die at the hands of vampires, Pinocchio swears revenge in this darkly funny graphic novel. As the vampires plot the enslavement of mankind, only a one-puppet army stands in their way. But will a wooden boy and his endless supply of stakes — courtesy of plenty of lies and his elongating nose — be enough to save the day?

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"This enjoyable reworking of Carlo Collodi's classic tale drops the magically animated puppet into a horror movie plot. After his maker/father Geppetto is killed by vampires, Pinocchio tries to protect the disbelieving inhabitants of his village, aided only by woodcarver Master Cherry, a greatly aged Blue Fairy and the ghost of the nagging cricket he squashed some time ago. As that last reference indicates, this is not the sentimentalized Disney version of the story; the protagonist of this book is one tough little puppet. Furthermore, although he's no Buffy Summers, as a vampire fighter Pinocchio has the advantage of a built-in wooden stake — as long as he remembers to tell lies at the right time. Jensen's script is clever, full of irreverent irony. But the highlight of the book is Higgins's b&w art that offers page after page of amazement. Swirling, whirling, jittery, skittery, the story dances gracefully from grin to grimace and back again." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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"There won't be many teen (or adult) graphic-novel readers who won't want this book for its concept alone, and the execution doesn't disappoint." Booklist

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kuchenanja, September 8, 2011 (view all comments by kuchenanja)
There have been a lot of paranormal crossovers lately, vampires and werewolves and zombies are invading classic literature by the hordes! But few stories feel so perfectly matched for a vampire invasion than that of Pinocchio. What other character in fiction has an endless supply of deadly stakes than the wooden boy whose nose grows every time he tells a lie? The author of this hilarious, dark gem of a graphic novel take the original story of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi (not that Disney stuff with the singing cricket �" in the original story, he gets smashed in the first couple of paragraphs), and adds a vampire twist. In this volume, Pinocchio witnesses Geppetto’s death at the hands of a vampire and vows revenge. Together with a retired Blue Fairy, an old woodcutter and a cricket ghost, Pinocchio tries to convince the people of his town that they are in danger from the most nefarious of plots. Check out the sequel too!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781593621766
Author:
Dustin Higgins and Van Jensen
Publisher:
SLG Publishing
Illustrator:
Higgins, Dusty
Illustrator:
Higgins, Dustin
Created by:
Higgins, Dustin
Created:
Higgins, Dustin
Author:
Higgins, Dustin
Author:
Jensen, Van
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Vampires
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Fantasy
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.56x6.20x.24 in. .44 lbs.

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Product details 128 pages SLG Publishing - English 9781593621766 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "This enjoyable reworking of Carlo Collodi's classic tale drops the magically animated puppet into a horror movie plot. After his maker/father Geppetto is killed by vampires, Pinocchio tries to protect the disbelieving inhabitants of his village, aided only by woodcarver Master Cherry, a greatly aged Blue Fairy and the ghost of the nagging cricket he squashed some time ago. As that last reference indicates, this is not the sentimentalized Disney version of the story; the protagonist of this book is one tough little puppet. Furthermore, although he's no Buffy Summers, as a vampire fighter Pinocchio has the advantage of a built-in wooden stake — as long as he remembers to tell lies at the right time. Jensen's script is clever, full of irreverent irony. But the highlight of the book is Higgins's b&w art that offers page after page of amazement. Swirling, whirling, jittery, skittery, the story dances gracefully from grin to grimace and back again." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "There won't be many teen (or adult) graphic-novel readers who won't want this book for its concept alone, and the execution doesn't disappoint."
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