Rice Boy Review @TWIW


It’s been a long time in coming, but here it is: the Rice Boy review. It’s a rather daunting task, reviewing a work like this, because Rice Boy is a different strain of webcomic. It tells a complete and self-contained story, to begin with; it’s evident that comic creator Evan Dahm put a lot of planning into the storyline, from beginning to end, even as a lot of other webcartoonists are content to dive in and see where their comic takes them. And Rice Boy’s story is epic: a full 439 pages.

So what’s the story about? A diminutive armless person named Rice Boy, who looks sort of like a Fisher-Price toy. A machine man, known as “The One Electronic” or “T-O-E,” informs Rice Boy that he is a possible “fulfiller” of an ancient prophecy. Despite his doubts, Rice Boy decides to set off and “give the prophecy a shot,” so to speak…

(read the full review at This Week in Webcomics!)

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