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Some Thoughts on The Metabarons: Second Cycle

Some Thoughts on The Metabarons: Second Cycle

(Rumor has it there’s supposed to be another two albums coming, but Humanoids remains mum on that.)[caption id="attachment_1295787" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Metabarons: Second Cycle, alt cover[/caption]The Metabarons (now called The Metabarons: First Cycle) is the iconic gonzo science fiction comic from Alejandro Jodorowsky and Juan Giménez It reads like Jodorowsky’s combination of Dune and Star[...]

Alejandro Jodorowsky On The Dune Trailer: There Are No Surprises

Alejandro Jodorowsky On The Dune Trailer: "There Are No Surprises"

It was met with awe and warmness, but not everyone was impressed. Alejandro Jodorowsky, who tried to adapt the book in the late 70's and early 80's before David Lynch stepped in, had some, let's say, unkind words about the project In an interview with Le Point, he says this new film looks both "predictable" and[...]

Humanoids Release Alejandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius Incal Short

Humanoids Release Alejandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius Incal Short

Ahead of their release of The Incal, a title that all involved are sure to put a very clear emphasis on the second syllable in order to avoid confusion, Humanoids has released a rare Metabaron short story from famed filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and the legendary Mœbius This is part of their upcoming plans to publish a two-volume[...]

First Look at Alejandro Jodorowsky and José Ladrönns Sons of El Topo OGN

First Look at Alejandro Jodorowsky and José Ladrönn's Sons of El Topo OGN

BOOM! Studios has unveiled a first look preview at The Sons of El Topo Volume One: Cain, the sequel to the cult classic movie El Topo and written by Alejandro Jodorowsky, who wrote, scored, directed, and starred in the 1970 film, with art by José Ladrönn A press release provides the finer details: This sequel, arriving in stores[...]

New Titan Comic Factory Depicts a Strangely Familiar Dystopian Wasteland

New Titan Comic, Factory, Depicts a Strangely Familiar Dystopian Wasteland

At that point, the last vestige of civilization would be 'the factory,' or corporate-owned enclaves where poor humans and mutants alike perform hard labor as wage slaves."Sounds like a capitalist paradise."The only hope humanity has left," Puffinbottoms offered, "is that the Marxist propaganda hidden in all of our entertainment, mainstream media, and comic book websites[...]

Valentin Sécher To Draw Live And Answer Questions About The Metabaron Book 3

Valentin Sécher To Draw Live And Answer Questions About The Metabaron Book 3

should tune into Facebook tomorrow as Valentin Sécher will be working on Book 3 of the Metabaron live on the Humanoids Facebook page.The Metabaron is a spin-off of the Incal series created by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Juan Gimenez. Sécher, age 29, is currently working on his second project with Humanoids, the first being The Metabaron Book 1:[...]

Go Deeper Into The Madness With Showman Killer: The Golden Child

Go Deeper Into The Madness With Showman Killer: The Golden Child

The story will be written by visionary writer and director Alejandro Jodorowsky with art from Nicolas Fructus, and will feature the trademark esoteric flair and uncompromising vision that made the first in the series such a hit.The story goes like this:In a moment of madness, the heartless Showman Killer has found himself responsible for a[...]

Alejandro Jodorowskys Latest Sci-Fi Tale Of Destruction

Alejandro Jodorowsky's Latest Sci-Fi Tale Of Destruction

Titan Comics will be releasing Showman Killer: Heartless Hero from the legendary Alejandro Jodorowsky (The Incal) It's an epix science fiction tale of destruction, money and power portrayed in an uncompromising vision of terrible beauty.. that's what the trailer below says The art is by Nicolas Fructus and it will ship in November. [youtube]https://youtu.be/GD4zZG1YzDo[/youtube][...]


Stan Lee Nominated For 2016 Angoulême Festival President

Stan Lee Nominated For 2016 Angoulême Festival President

This year it was won by Bill Watterson, after Alan Moore declined the honour.Nevertheless, he is nominated again, as well as for the first time, Stan Lee!Christophe Blain Christian Binet Charles Burns Daniel Clowes Nicolas de Crécy Pierre Christin Cosey Étienne Davodeau Edika Emmanuel Guibert Hermann Alejandro Jodorowsky Quino Stan Lee Milo Manara Taiyo Matsumoto Lorenzo Mattotti Alan Moore Katsuhiro Otomo Marjane Satrapi Joann Sfar Bill Sienkiewicz Jiro Taniguchi Richard Corben Jean Van Hamme Chris WareFavourites are Katsuhiro Otomo, after he[...]

The Metabaron To Return In 2016

The Metabaron To Return In 2016

Humanoids Publishing has announced that The Metabaron will return in 2016 in a four book series, based on a story by series co-creator Alejandro Jodorowsky, written by Jerry Frissen and drawn by four different artist. Each book will be 108 pages long and published every eight months. The Metabaron was introduced as part of The Incal, first […]

Things To Do In London In July If You Like Comics &#8211 Neil Gaiman Melinda Gebbie Steve Rude Alejandro Jodorowsky Dave Gibbons Robert Crumb And More

Things To Do In London In July If You Like Comics – Neil Gaiman, Melinda Gebbie, Steve Rude, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Dave Gibbons, Robert Crumb And More

The renowned artist Eddie Campbell (From Hell) has illustrated the story and FourPlay String Quartet have created an entirely new underscore to the story. Hayley Campbell, author of the forthcoming book The Art of Neil Gaiman, will be interviewing Neil, Eddie and FourPlay on stage.Alejandro Jodorowsky: Film, comics and conversationBritish Library, 18.00-21.15Alejandro Jodorowsky talks to Iain Sinclair. The event will begin with a screening of[...]

First 2 Seasons Of Metal Hurlant Picked Up To Air On SyFy

First 2 Seasons Of Metal Hurlant Picked Up To Air On SyFy

The second season of the series is wrapping up filming now but the deal has both seasons going to air in the U.S.The series produced by We Productions and directed by Guillaume Lubrano has taken a variety of tales from the like of Alejandro Jodorowsky to Geoff Johns and converted them to 22 minute episodes[...]

First Trailer For Documentary Jodorowskys Dune

First Trailer For Documentary Jodorowsky's Dune

I confess I don't know too much about the apparently very colorful and fascinating history of Alejandro Jodorowsky's ultimately unsuccessful quest to make what sounds like the best version of sci-fi novel Dune ever, but the trailer for documentary Jodorowsky's Dune certainly has piqued my interest.The trailer mostly focuses on all of Jodorowsky's ambitious and[...]

Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix

Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix

Binet, Christophe Blain, Charles Burns, Pierre Christin, Daniel Clowes, Richard Corben, Bernard Cosey, Étienne Davodeau, Nicolas de Crécy, Edika, Emmanuel Guibert, Hermann, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Manu Larcenet, Milo Manara, Lorenzo Mattotti, Alan Moore, Katsuhiro Otomo, Quino, Marjane Satrapi, Joann Sfar, Jiro Taniguchi, Jean Van Hamme, Chris Ware and Bill Watterson.But the Academy, who normally vote on[...]

Alejandro Jodorowsky &#8211  The Naked Filmmaker Revealed

Alejandro Jodorowsky – The Naked Filmmaker Revealed

Comic book creator and film director Alejandro Jodorowsky has a new film out, Danza realitad Here's the trailer.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYKx1JPmtKU[/youtube]But it's not the only video he released to promote the film, there was another address to camera which wad instantly removed by YouTube Vimeo was, thankfully, not as bashful[...]

Christopher Doyle May Work With Alejandro Jodorowsky On His Next Film

Christopher Doyle May Work With Alejandro Jodorowsky On His Next Film

Alejandro Jodorowsky's latest film, The Dance of Reality, is a vibrant and thrilling new work from a director who has clearly lost none of his drive, imagination or skill in crafting vivid and thematically complex stories.I saw the film earlier this year and when Jodorowsky spoke following the screening it seemed clear that he was[...]

Asteroid Named After Visionary Director Alejandro Jodorowsky

Asteroid Named After Visionary Director Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro Jodorowsky returned to filmmaking this year, having not directed a feature film in over twenty years, and I couldn't be happier His new film, The Dance of Reality (La danza de la realidad), is a triumphant return and it's clear that the cult director has a new lease of life as a filmmaker, which[...]

A Comic Told In Mime &#8211 Pietrolino

A Comic Told In Mime – Pietrolino

Cameron Hatheway writes; To quote Prince John in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, "A mime is a terrible thing to waste." That's why I store mine in the freezer, and take it out when I'm tired of the same old meals. Does it taste kind of funny? Of course, but it beats Top Ramen. The […]