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An eight issue limited series published by Vertigo, written by Grant Morrison, and drawn by Sean Murphy

Joe is a boy with problems.

His father died in the Iraq war, It's likely that he and his mom are going to get kicked out of their house due to trouble at the bank, he doesn't fit in at school, he's bullied because of this and his artistic talent, and he suffers from Type 1 diabetes.

His only form of solace seems to be his pet rat Jack, and his incredibly vivid imagination.

It's only after one evening at school when bullies take a candy bar that Joe needs to maintain his sugar levels, he begins to suffer from hypoglycemia and begins to hallucinate an entirely new world, one of soldier toys, cowardly wizards and nautical dwarves, and a prophesy that speaks of "The Dying Boy". He comes into such a world that is rapidly dying from the encroachment of a darkness that he knows in a way.

With nothing but a zap gun and and his pet (now a towering warrior rat in armor and wielding a BFS), Joe goes on a journey to restore light to the land and to climb out of his blood-sugar induced hallucinations.

Morrison stated that in the other wiki that when writing the story, he was aiming for a "real proper kind of 'Lord of the Rings,''Alice in Wonderland' all-ages story for today."

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An eight issue limited series published by Vertigo, written by Grant Morrison, and drawn by Sean Murphy

Murphy.

Joe is a boy with problems. \n\n His father died in the Iraq war, It's likely that he and his mom are going to get kicked out of their house due to trouble at the bank, he doesn't fit in at school, he's bullied because of this and his artistic talent, and he suffers from Type 1 diabetes.

diabetes. His only form of solace seems to be his pet rat Jack, and his incredibly vivid imagination.

It's only after one evening at school when bullies take steal a candy bar that Joe needs to maintain his sugar levels, levels he begins to suffer from hypoglycemia and begins began to hallucinate an entirely new world, one of soldier toys, cowardly wizards and nautical dwarves, and a prophesy that speaks of "The Dying Boy". He comes into such a world that is rapidly dying from the encroachment of a darkness that he knows in a way.

With nothing but a zap gun and and his pet (now a towering warrior rat in armor and wielding a BFS), Joe goes on a journey to restore light to the land and to climb out of his blood-sugar induced hallucinations.

Morrison stated that in the other wiki that when writing the story, story he was aiming for a "real proper kind of 'Lord of the Rings,''Alice in Wonderland' all-ages story for today."


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* SanitySlippage: [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] with Joe.



** Joe takes one as a well.
* TookALevelInSanity: Joe

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** Joe takes one as a well.
* TookALevelInSanity: Joe
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* AdventuresInComaland: The basic concept, as Joe spends most of the story dying of hypoglycaemia.


with nothing but a zap gun and and his pet (now a towering warrior rat in armor and wielding a BFS), Joe goes on a journey to restore light to the land and to climb out of his blood-sugar induced hallucinations.

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with With nothing but a zap gun and and his pet (now a towering warrior rat in armor and wielding a BFS), Joe goes on a journey to restore light to the land and to climb out of his blood-sugar induced hallucinations.


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* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: Done in a manner similar to ''TheIndianInTheCupboard.''

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* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: Done in a manner similar to ''TheIndianInTheCupboard.''Literature/TheIndianInTheCupboard.''


* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Several waves of them, made of people Joe had encountered previously]]



* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane
* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: The sewer dwarves

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane
MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: The story of Joe and his companions on their quest to defeat King Death and the saga of Joe in the real world trying to work his way downstairs so he can drink the soda that will cure his hypoglycemia and trip the breaker in the cellar to turn the lights back on are intercut, making it unclear if Joe is experiencing life in two different worlds simultaneously or if he's hallucinating his quest entirely
* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: The sewer dwarvesdwarves look fairly conventional, but are submarine-using pirates who eat what they can capture in the drains


It's only after one evening at school when bullies take a candy bar that Joe needs to maintain his sugar levels, he becomes suffers hypoglycemia and begins to hallucinate an entirely new world, one of soldier toys, cowardly wizards and nautical dwarves, and a prophesy that speaks of "The Dying Boy". He comes into such a world that is rapidly dying from the encroachment of a darkness that he knows in a way.

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It's only after one evening at school when bullies take a candy bar that Joe needs to maintain his sugar levels, he becomes suffers begins to suffer from hypoglycemia and begins to hallucinate an entirely new world, one of soldier toys, cowardly wizards and nautical dwarves, and a prophesy that speaks of "The Dying Boy". He comes into such a world that is rapidly dying from the encroachment of a darkness that he knows in a way.


An eight issue limited series published by Vertigo, written by Grant Morrison, and drawn by Sean Murphy



His father died in the Iraq war, he doesn't fit in at school, he's bullied because of this and his artistic talent, and he suffers from Type 1 diabetes.

to:

His father died in the Iraq war, It's likely that he and his mom are going to get kicked out of their house due to trouble at the bank, he doesn't fit in at school, he's bullied because of this and his artistic talent, and he suffers from Type 1 diabetes.



It's only after one evening at school when bullies take a candy bar that Joe needs to maintain his sugar levels, he becomes suffers hypoglycemia and begins to hallucinate an entirely new world, one of toy soldiers, transformers, cowardly wizards and nautical dwarves, and a prophesy that speaks of "The Dying Boy". He comes into such a world that is rapidly dying from the encroachment of darkness.

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It's only after one evening at school when bullies take a candy bar that Joe needs to maintain his sugar levels, he becomes suffers hypoglycemia and begins to hallucinate an entirely new world, one of toy soldiers, transformers, soldier toys, cowardly wizards and nautical dwarves, and a prophesy that speaks of "The Dying Boy". He comes into such a world that is rapidly dying from the encroachment of darkness.
a darkness that he knows in a way.



An eight issue limited series written By Grant Morrison and drawn Sean Murphy, and published by Vertigo.


Joe is a boy with problems. His father died in the Iraq war, he doesn't fit in at school, he's bullied because of this and his artistic talent, and he suffers from Type 1 diabetes.

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Joe is a boy with problems.

His father died in the Iraq war, he doesn't fit in at school, he's bullied because of this and his artistic talent, and he suffers from Type 1 diabetes.



written By Grant Morrison and drawn Sean Murphy

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An eight issue limited series written By Grant Morrison and drawn Sean Murphy
Murphy, and published by Vertigo.

Morrison stated that in the other wiki that when writing the story, he was aiming for a "real proper kind of 'Lord of the Rings,''Alice in Wonderland' all-ages story for today."

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Joe is a boy with problems. His father died in the Iraq war, he doesn't fit in at school, he's bullied because of this and his artistic talent, and he suffers from Type 1 diabetes.

His only form of solace seems to be his pet rat Jack, and his incredibly vivid imagination.

It's only after one evening at school when bullies take a candy bar that Joe needs to maintain his sugar levels, he becomes suffers hypoglycemia and begins to hallucinate an entirely new world, one of toy soldiers, transformers, cowardly wizards and nautical dwarves, and a prophesy that speaks of "The Dying Boy". He comes into such a world that is rapidly dying from the encroachment of darkness.

with nothing but a zap gun and and his pet (now a towering warrior rat in armor and wielding a BFS), Joe goes on a journey to restore light to the land and to climb out of his blood-sugar induced hallucinations.

written By Grant Morrison and drawn Sean Murphy


* AndYouWereThere



* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: done in a manner similar to ''The Indian In The Cupboard.''
* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: the sewer dwarves
* SplashPanel: several

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* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: done Done in a manner similar to ''The Indian In The Cupboard.''TheIndianInTheCupboard.''
* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane
* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: the The sewer dwarves
* SplashPanel: severalSeveral


* FakeCrossover: Gray Ghost from ''Batman: The Animated Series'' appears in two BlinkAndYouMissIt cameos.

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* FakeCrossover: *FakeCrossover: Gray Ghost from ''Batman: The Animated Series'' appears in two BlinkAndYouMissIt cameos.


* FakeCrossover: Gray Ghost from ''Batman: The Animated Series'' appears in two cameos.

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* FakeCrossover: *FakeCrossover: Gray Ghost from ''Batman: The Animated Series'' appears in two cameos.

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