A comic book
by Judd Winick
, published by Oni Press
. The title is fairly descriptive; the stories are centered around Barry Ween
, a ten-year-old boy with an IQ
of 350. Barry likes to spend his time inventing things in the privacy of his room, but frequently has to deal with time warp
s, art theives
, or his best friend accidentally turning himself into a dinosaur
. This makes him cranky, in addition to being egotistical, foul-mouthed, and arrogant.
Cast of characters:
Barry Ween, boy genius
Jeremy Ramirez, Barry's best friend and the only person who knows about his big brain. Like most 10 year olds, Jeremy enjoys pornography, video games, and sugar.
Sara Tan, the girl Barry likes. She's smart, pretty, and tough.
Barbara and William Ween, Barry's parents, clueless middle Americans.