War Is Boring

War Is Boring

Bored Stiff, Scared to Death in the World's Worst War Zones

Graphic Novel - 2010
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Publisher: New York : New American Library, c2010.
ISBN: 9780451230119
0451230116
Branch Call Number: GN 070.4333 AXE D
Characteristics: viii, 124 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bors, Matt

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VRMurphy
Feb 22, 2016

He is way cooler than you or me, but he has interesting stories to tell, and perspective on why he does what he does. Never forget that he's cooler than you, though.

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mclarjh
Sep 17, 2013

The illustrations are okay, but the author's stories are a little self-obsessed. Okay.

_hollister_ Jun 14, 2012

meh... this book was a little boring to me, about a journalists experiances reporting in wars. definetely not a comic book for kids though.

Aaron_McGuire Jun 24, 2011

I've been following David Axe's blog (also called War is Boring) for awhile. Definitely cool to see an illustrated version of the events behind some of his articles and posts, especially strung together into a personal narrative. If you like this, check out the blog and look up some of the political cartoons of Matt Bors, the cartoonist.

sit_walk Dec 15, 2010

An interesting book, the story of an adrenalin-addicted journalist who seeks out stories in war zones for reasons that he has trouble articulating. A bit too macho and self-aggrandizing for my liking but a different perspective on the world, which is always a good thing.

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Dr_Inferno
Apr 04, 2012

Dr_Inferno thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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