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 […]
In addition to a brand-new Fighting American mini-series coming out this March, Titan Comics is launching another book, Factory, by Yacine "Elgo" Elghorri — and this one could have even more relevance in modern times. Described as Mad Max meets Fallout, the solicit reveals that Factory is set in a harsh dystopian wasteland where mutants "slog through the […]
Fans of the Humanoids series The Metabaron… or fans of watching talented artists work… 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 […]
In Endless Poetry, Alejandro Jodorowsky continues his autobiographical tale beginning in The Dance of Reality. This time, he focuses on the years during which he was introduced into the foremost bohemian artistic circle of 1940s Chile. And as seen in the trailer he recently posted to his Facebook page, the path of becoming an artist […]
Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan took on an interesting challenge last night. He explained Dune in a single Twitter post: ????????✋????????????????☀️????????????????⏳????????????????????????????????????????????????????????〰????️⌛️????????????????????????????????????????⚔???? #dune https://t.co/bXwpdYC8jz — Kyle MacLachlan (@Kyle_MacLachlan) August 16, 2016 The film version of Dune, directed by David Lynch, was derided at the time of its 1984 release for being obtuse. Some believed the film […]
Titan Comics will be publishing a continuation of the hit science fiction saga 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. […]
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]
Coming this November, from Titan Comics is a tale full of world renowned writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's esoteric flair and uncompromising vision, entitled Showman Killer: Heartless Hero. Showman Killer is the latest in Titan's range of high quality European graphic novels, joining previous Jodorowsky collection Royal Blood. Group editor Lizzie Kaye shared her feelings on the […]
The list for the Angoulême Grand Prix has been published. Voted on by the Academy, the winner of the most prestigious ward in comic books is names the President of the next festival. 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 […]
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 […]
I live in London. And it seems that, in 2014, it's The Year Of Comics. So many cool things happening in and around the city. Here's what's coming up in the coming month – feel free to send in your additions for updates! Running through July: Orbital Comics Exhibition Nobody Knows What's Good Anymore – […]
This is news that is very exciting to me. Variety is reporting that the TV Series based on the long running French comic anthology Metal Hurlant has been picked up by the SyFy channel to start airing episodes in April. The second season of the series is wrapping up filming now but the deal has both […]
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.
It remains to be seen who will have the sharpness and smarts to pick this for UK distribution but I'm sure somebody will.
The Grand Prix at Angoulême is the highest acclaim any comic book creator can receive in comics. Voted on by the Grand Prix Academy made up of acclaimed French comic book creators, the winner will become a member of the Academy and the president of next year's Angoulême festival. Presented to authors whose work is […]
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. Welcome folks to a very naked […]
The cinematographer behind In the Mood for Love, Hero and The Quiet American may be working with Alejandro Jodorowsky
The director is back in full force this year, with a new feature film, a documentary about his attempts to make Dune and now he's got his very own asteroid too.
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 […]
Seems to be a film really worth looking forward to.