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Mort: A Discworld Big Comic

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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
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Chibineko
Oct 29, 2010 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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Ευθυμία Δεσποτάκη
Λιγότερο φλύαρο από το Gurds!Guerds! και με λίγο πιο "ανοιχτό", ευανάγνωστο σκίτσο.
Ondřej Puczok
May 23, 2017 rated it liked it
Není to úplně z nejlepších komiksových adaptací knih. Sem tam je to trochu zmatené (zasloužilo by si to nějaký systém oddělení dějů/kapitol), oproti knížce (i když v tomto případě logicky) uspěchané, Pratchettův humor je tam vidět méně. Navíc pro mě je tento styl ilustrací trochu nehezký. Já radši dva skalní Prattchetovy ilustrátory. Každopádně jsem rád, že jsem se po Stráže! Stráže! dostal i k tomuto komiksu :)
Fiona
Apr 22, 2018 rated it liked it
I think this was my introduction to Discworld. It works pretty well for that as it covers the plot and has some nice art. Without the footnotes, puns and descriptions you get in a Discworld book it does feel like it's missing some of what makes it great.
Adam Hinchliffe
Aug 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great art, better if you have read the book first.
Jen
Mar 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Its only short but really enjoyed this comic.
Adam Cleaver
Jun 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Comic adaptation of book
Pedro
Feb 16, 2015 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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Sophie
Jan 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: terry-pratchett
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...
Vicipower
Apr 09, 2013 marked it as to-read
How i can read this ? I only can read ebooks :( Pls help
Sffgeek
Oct 15, 2011 rated it really liked it
The four stars are for it as a graphic novel - the original novel got 5.
Brinylon
Jan 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great adaptation!
Nick Rowley
May 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
Liked it but didn;t like how Ysabel is drawn, she's puppy fat not obese.
Filemon Tursas
Oct 11, 2016 rated it it was ok
Ei tää nyt sarjakuvana ollu kovin kummonen
Timo
Jul 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
Not as good as the book this was adapted from but still good.
Ivana Truglio
May 18, 2016 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 rated it liked it
Shelves: comix
I'm not sure the things I love about Pratchett really translated into the comic form? Faintly disappointing.
Helen
Aug 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphic-novels
A good adaptation with delightful artwork.
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Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
40 of so books, different collections, some audio, it's pratchett, read and heard some as well, all. Dates wrong.
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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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