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The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins (B&N Exclusive Edition)

by Clint McElroy , Griffin McElroy , Justin McElroy , Travis McElroy , Carey Pietsch (Illustrator)

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Found only at Barnes & Noble, this exclusive edition includes a variant cover with gold foil and double sided poster featuring the Voidfish and a step by step progression from thumbnails to finished art!

Welcome to the Adventure Zone!

SEE! The illustrated exploits of three lovable dummies set loose in a classic fantasy adventure!

READ! Their journey from small-time bodyguards to world-class artifact hunters!

MARVEL! At the sheer metafictional chutzpah of a graphic novel based on a story created in a podcast where three dudes and their dad play a tabletop role playing game in real time!

Join Taako the elf wizard, Merle the dwarf cleric, and Magnus the human warrior for an adventure they are poorly equipped to handle AT BEST, guided ("guided") by their snarky DM, in a graphic novel that, like the smash-hit podcast it's based on, will tickle your funny bone, tug your heartstrings, and probably pants you if you give it half a chance.

With endearingly off-kilter storytelling from master goofballs Clint McElroy and the McElroy brothers, and vivid, adorable art by Carey Pietsch, The Adventure Zone: Here There be Gerblins is the comics equivalent of role-playing in your friend's basement at 2am, eating Cheetos and laughing your ass off as she rolls critical failure after critical failure.

Found only at Barnes & Noble, this exclusive edition includes a variant cover with gold foil and double sided poster featuring the Voidfish and a step by step progression from thumbnails to finished art! Welcome to the Adventure Zone! SEE! The illustrated exploits of three lovable dummies set loose in a classic fantasy adventure! READ! Their journey from small-time bodyguards to world-class artifact hunters! MARVEL! At the sheer metafictional chutzpah of a graphic novel based on a story created in a podcast where three dudes and their dad play a tabletop role playing game in real time! Join Taako the elf wizard, Merle the dwarf cleric, and Magnus the human warrior for an adventure they are poorly equipped to handle AT BEST, guided ("guided") by their snarky DM, in a graphic novel that, like the smash-hit podcast it's based on, will tickle your funny bone, tug your heartstrings, and probably pants you if you give it half a chance. With endearingly off-kilter storytelling from master goofballs Clint McElroy and the McElroy brothers, and vivid, adorable art by Carey Pietsch, The Adventure Zone: Here There be Gerblins is the comics equivalent of role-playing in your friend's basement at 2am, eating Cheetos and laughing your ass off as she rolls critical failure after critical failure.
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Edition Description:
B&N Exclusive Edition
Sales Rank:
484
Pages:
224
Publication Date:
07/17/2018
ISBN13:
9781250197849
Product Dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x0.70(d)
Publisher:
First Second
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Meet the McElroys! Clint was born first, which recent studies have shown is the best procedure for fathers and sons. Justin came along twenty-five years later, two weeks late, actually, which caused his mother, Leslie, some consternation and more than a little back pain. Three years to the day (yes, the very day) Travis came along, forever ruining Justin’s birthday, at least according to Justin. The decision was made to not have a third child born on November 8th, so Griffin arrived three-and-a-half years later on April 17th. There followed this decade and that, during which there was a lot of school, theater, broadcasting, video games, moving around the country and various and sundry monkeyshines. Then came a time for fewer monkeyshines, so a ton of marriages happened and people were added to the family branch. In the midst of all this begetting, podcasts began springing up in even greater abundance and their names were My Brother My Brother and Me (which spawned a popular tv show), Sawbones, Shmanners, Rose Buddies, and a farcical romp called The Adventure Zone.

Carey Pietsch is a cartoonist based out of Brooklyn, New York. Her previous work includes drawing two arcs of the Lumberjanes series and the artwork for the Mages of Mystralia webcomic. Carey is also the author of Keepsakes and other original comics about magic and empathy. Along with brightening her workdays, The Adventure Zone got her to join a D&D campaign, where she’s currently playing a dragonborn sorceror who cares too much about romance novels.

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Fan-frickin-tastic
Some things were changed, understandably, but GOD was this great! All the designs for the characters were so cute and good! The story telling stayed as true to the podcast while keeping the coherency and fluidity of a good novel. I’m so freaking excited for the next installments. Also can I say that Killian is super cute????
- Anonymous
July 24, 2018
Phenomenal
Does the source material beyond justice, added details make the content richer than I could have imagined possible
- Anonymous
July 18, 2018
How perfect and cute to have this in physical form!! Listen to the ...
How perfect and cute to have this in physical form!! Listen to the podcast and then read this! More to come i'm sure :)
- Steffani_Abuhamra
July 21, 2018
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