doctorow at July 11th, 2013 08:43 — #1
The Littlest Pirate King is David B and Pierre Mac Orlan's 2008 kids' comic about a living child who is adopted by the damned pirate crew of the Flying Dutchman, who sink to the bottom of the sea every day at dawn, and rise every night at dusk to murder and terrorize and try as… READ THE REST
toyg at July 11th, 2013 12:35 — #2
David B. always guarantees all-around weirdness. His problem used to be his lynchesque instincts of starting something he didn't know how to finish; I haven't read anything by him in recent years, hopefully he's improved on that.
mochabean at July 11th, 2013 13:46 — #3
An antidote for your five-year-old might be the similar but less grim "How I Became a Pirate" and "Pirates Don't Change Diapers" by Melinda Long and David Shannon. They are charming, with wonderful illustrations.
brainspore at July 11th, 2013 23:39 — #4
Those are two of my kids' favorites. The synopsis for this comic sounds like a mashup between "How I Became a Pirate" and Neil Gaiman's "The Graveyard Book."
doctorow at July 16th, 2013 08:43 — #5
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