Comic Book: The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius
Barry gets PISSED.The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius
is a comic book by Judd Winick
, published over the course of three series between 1999 and 2002 (which, incidentally, makes it older than another famous boy genius
It follows the life of Barry Ween — the world's smartest human, a ten-year-old Gadgeteer Genius
who hides his intellect from the rest of the world — and his friend Jeremy Ramirez, a hyperactive and sex-obsessed, but overall rather normal, boy of the same age who's the only one to know Barry's secret.
The series is known for its profanity-rich dialogues and has been described as "Dexter's Laboratory meets South Park
"; and it delights in subverting and lampshading
many common comic tropes.
The Adventures of Barry Ween, Boy Genius provides examples of the following tropes: