When Jean Giraud or Moebius passed away, the international “comic book” or .. El Incal es una suerte de deidad que por casualidad o no cae en manos de un. Mar 11, EL INCAL () by Alejandro Jodorowsky & Moebius | El Incal Negro. Yet, as Jodorowsky told Moebius: “Failure does not exist. It is a concept of And that’s how my subconscious mind introduced me to “El Incal.”.

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The three stars are for the general story, the universe fl the artwork. I imagine those artists reading the same pages that I was and falling in love with the style and later adopting it into their own.


Apr 18, Nate rated it it was ok. Brian Michael Bendis wrote a forward to the new edition which consists mostly of him getting angry at people ripping off The Incal. I loved this book a little too much that I will refrain myself from reviewing it.

It is an allegory for the sins repeatingthe futility of complacency and the necessity moegius individual transformation.

The story zooms everywhere and is inval epic, but the characters are not really developed and the dialogue is at times kind of preachy. Some touches are borrowed directly from Dune: If one is not already familiar with Jodorowsky, I strongly suggest starting with the documentary, Jodorowsky’s Dune, and one can see clearly where the maniac genius of “The Incal” was born.

Jul 14, Alex rated it liked noebius Shelves: Check this out if you find yourself in any of these listings: Mark Millar called it “quite simply one of the most perfect comics ever conceived and probably the most beautiful piece of graphic literature ever drawn”.


To re-read The Incal- is to revisit and artist at his creative prime, working with his best life-long collaborator – Alejandro Jodorowsky. In the Humanoids Publishing released 7. The story is set in the dystopian capital city of an insignificant planet in a human -dominated galactic empirewherein the Bergs, aliens who resemble featherless birds and reside in a neighboring galaxymake up another power block.

If you expect character development, coherent incla, robust and convincing dialogue, and any respect for subtlety at all, apply elsewhere. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Moebius, on the other hand, is a master of light and detail, and it is little surprise that Jodorowsky was eager to collaborate. I won’t give any examples, as I think that would take away from the enjoyment of reading this book.

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “The Incal ” “. The poor bastard has been through enough!

Pink Floyd and Magma were enlisted to write distinct scores for different planets. Mar 20, Doyle rated moebiu it was ok Shelves: I could never get into it. U biti od romana bi ostao isti naslov i imena likova.

The center of the concept is DiFool’s fantastic spiritual journey or initiation [12] on a cosmic scale, which he is reluctant to accept; he constantly wishes to return to his own ignorant reality of simple hedonistic pleasures. Yeah, that’s grossly oversimplifying it but The Incal throws so many concepts at you it’s hard to simplify. Dum b -Dum b s. This is Kilger Trout in graphic novel format with one of the most unique and most amazing artwork ever.

The story from the unfinished After the Incal was rewritten to provide a separate narrative for this volume. It was sold out and soon the series was out of print in the United States. I’m a little saddened that it’s taken me this long to discover Moebius but I’m glad I have a lot his comics ahead of me.


Also credited as Alexandro Jodorowsky Better known for his surreal films El Topo and The Holy Mountain filmed in the early s, Alejandro Jodorowsky is also an accomplished writer of graphic novels and a psychotherapist. Sasha Watson Goodreads Author Translator. Things got really crazy toward the end.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mlebius 18, M. His fans have included John Lennon and Marilyn Manson.

So imaginative and vivid it is. It should be required reading by all comics and science fiction fans. But happiness is not that, it’s not your glasses.

Trivia About The Incal. The Incal is then sought by many factions: Oct 25, Dan Schwent rated it it was amazing Shelves: The publishers sued Luc Bessondirector of The Fifth Elementclaiming that the film borrowed graphic and story elements from The Incalbut lost their case.

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He developed Psychomagic, a combination of psychotherapy and shamanic magic. Genius of western comics. More like a weed trip in space actually. This work is entirely pleasurable and immersive. Science fiction, comics, or otherwise?

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