Good grief! Can it really be true that Beanworld is now 25 years old? Say it isn't so! Here in Larry Marder's lively hands, the art and craft of comics is reduced to its bare essentials: signs and symbols. Visually simple but deceptively deep, this is a work that works simultaneously on multiple levels and that has, as the back cover blurb succinctly states, "captivated readers from grade school to grad school."