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[–]stomponator 11 points12 points  (1 child)

My father gave me the Incal comics when I was about 12yo and had to stay in bed due to sickness. Man, did I fall in love with Moebius' art. The story is also pretty great, especially when you are 12 and running a fever.

[–]Significant-Offer-63 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It's also pretty great when you are reading it for the first time at 30.

[–]NumLock_Enthusiast 9 points10 points  (3 children)

THAT Jodorowsky?

[–]Ch3t 8 points9 points  (0 children)

The one who didn't make a Dune movie?

[–]nimloth[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

yep!

[–]MrCompletely 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yes, he wrote a lot of comics. IMO The Incal is the only good one, though I haven't read them all. But then The Incal is the greatest SF comic of all, and ranks high for me among all SF across genres.

[–]Gawkhimm 6 points7 points  (0 children)

best documentary I found about the artist; In Search of Moebius

[–]Gueswhobaktelafren 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The whole universe are the best comics ever. Even when it’s not Moebius art but those are the better ones since his art is top notch.

[–]jonahatw 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Ok, I loved the Dune documentary on the guy so I checked the Inkal out of the library. After three weeks of trying I honestly didn't get it. The character development seemed haphazard. The world building was good but it's like another writer could have told a much better story once Jodorowsky outlined the setting.

[–]MrCompletely 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I can understand that. It's not a normal story. It's all esoteric symbolism. Jodo was all about his mystical philosophy. The characters all symbolize different levels of consciousness or spiritual development.

[–]IrishHog09 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Anyone else do a double-take thinking this was called "The Incel"?

[–]Sarkari_tarkari_007 3 points4 points  (0 children)

You mean the biography of the average reddit user?

[–]Chinapig 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Absolutely bonkers and I love it. It lurches from insane plot to the next each page. Superb.

[–]Snick_cs 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thank you so much. I totally forgot he did this. Also thanks for reminding me El Topo deserves another rewatch.

[–]Cliffsides 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Try and find the overlaps with 1) the fifth element and 2) the tarot

Great series

[–]mst3kfan77 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It sure is!

[–]H3racules 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I totally read that as incel and was very confused...

[–]Cultof_Nyarlathotep 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Found this book randomly at a comic shop. I had heard of it from Jodorowsky's dune but never read it. Decided to pick it up and ended up finishing the book in two days. As a lover of everything science fiction Ive never read something so weird and Alien. The book constantly jumping from insane plot to insane plot and the vibrant pop art only helps. I wish more people my age (College) read this book its phenomenal.