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Mort: A Discworld Big Comic

4.25  ·  Rating Details  ·  1,523 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
An illustrated version of one of Terry Pratchett's comic science-fiction novels. Mort has been chosen as Death's apprentice. He gets board and lodging, free use of company horse, and doesn't even need time off for his grandmother's funeral. Looking like a skeleton is not compulsory, either.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 1994 by VG Graphics (first published 1994)
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Λιγότερο φλύαρο από το Gurds!Guerds! και με λίγο πιο "ανοιχτό", ευανάγνωστο σκίτσο.
Pedro
Feb 16, 2015 Pedro rated it it was amazing
I have read this book some time ago, so I will keep this brief.

Terry Pratchett is, for me, the best fantasy-comedy writer. As such, almost all of his books are must reads, for me.

Mort tells the tale of a boy who "apparently" was good for nothing, but Death offers him a job...

This book was great, because it revealed a lot of what Death is about in Discworld.

His writing is, as always superb. The story is interesting and all the characters as well.

No much more to say without spoiling anything, exce
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Chibineko
Oct 29, 2010 Chibineko rated it really liked it
If you are a fan of Terry Pratchett, you'll like this adaptation of 'Mort'. If you haven't heard of him & want to get into the Discworld series, this is a good place to start for the most part.

The comic faithfully reproduces Pratchett's tale of Death & Love in nicely colored pictures. The story follows the titular character of Mort as he tries to find an apprenticeship, only to be apprenticed by Death himself. From there the story takes a comic turn as Mort has to deal with Death's unru
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Ivana Truglio
May 18, 2016 Ivana Truglio rated it it was ok
Not sure why, but I didn't like this anywhere near as much as the actual book. Still a good story, just not my favourite version of it.
Jane Hill
Sep 08, 2014 Jane Hill rated it liked it
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I'm not sure the things I love about Pratchett really translated into the comic form? Faintly disappointing.
Tom Webster
I had a copy of this for my birthday 20 years ago and loved it then as much as I do now.
Sophie
Jan 21, 2014 Sophie rated it really liked it
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One of the best novels of all time - not sure if it entirely works as a comic, it's confusing in parts and lacks a lot of the charms of Sir Terry's writing*. Nice art though and it's fun to take a look at if you've already read the book.


*like his famous footnotes...
Timo
Jul 16, 2014 Timo rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
Not as good as the book this was adapted from but still good.
Jrobertus
Jul 19, 2007 Jrobertus rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
an early and quite wonderful book in the discworld series. mort is apprenticed to death so there is lots of the d-man around. hysterically funny.
Nathanae
Aug 17, 2010 Nathanae rated it liked it
Geschichte ist Genial, aber die Bilder sind nicht besonders toll gezeichnet. lest lieber das Buch!!
Nick Rowley
May 05, 2011 Nick Rowley rated it really liked it
Liked it but didn;t like how Ysabel is drawn, she's puppy fat not obese.
Sffgeek
Sep 17, 2014 Sffgeek rated it really liked it
The four stars are for it as a graphic novel - the original novel got 5.
Vicipower
Apr 09, 2013 Vicipower marked it as to-read
How i can read this ? I only can read ebooks :( Pls help
Helen
Nov 17, 2015 Helen rated it it was amazing
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A good adaptation with delightful artwork.
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Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter. His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe.

Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel,
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