A Most Peculiar Graphic Novel Experience! For decades, Larry Marder's legendary Beanworld comics have captivated readers from grade school to grad school. Dark Horse proudly introduces Beanworld to a new generation of fans with this first volume in a series of standalone graphic novels! Meet Mr. Spook, Professor Garbanzo, Beanish, and the Chow Sol'jer Army as they experience adventures that prove, whether friends or adversaries, we all ultimately depend on each other for survival. Beanworld reflects deep truths about our world, including themes of ecology, advertising, culture, and art, making the experiences of these fanciful creatures feel as true, funny, moving, and relatable as anything in our own reality.