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The Metabarons Ultimate Collection Hardcover – 9 Oct 2012

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 544 pages
  • Publisher: Humanoids, Inc.; 01 edition (9 Oct. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1594650144
  • ISBN-13: 978-1594650147
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 19.7 x 26 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 177,135 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A true classic in the pantheon of graphic storytelling and science fiction, the metabarons is a multi-generational tale of family, sacrifice, and survival told within an immense universe, both in scope and originality. This omnibus includes the metabarons #1-4 trade paperbacks, plus two bonus short stories.


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Jodorowsky and Gimenez have teamed up for one of the most spectacular graphic space-operas in print. The plot traces the family history of the most ruthless and powerful warlords in the entire Jodorealm, spinning off from the seminal Incal series (which saw an equally impressive collaboration between Jodorowsky and the much-celebrated French artist, Moebius). The whole series has been combined into this one weighty tome, collectively forming a sci-fi bible of epic scope, imagination and proportions. Jodorowky's characteristic writing-blend of violence, sex, honour, proto-spiritualism, tongue-in-cheek humour and hair-brained science combines effortlessly with Gimenez's bold, intricate and hyperreal water-colour and ink work. Together, they build a stunning vision of a teeming, decadent and darkly twisted universe that is so tangible, it actually leaves a taste in your mouth. Get ready to be shocked and charmed in equal measure. A heads-up for the sci-fi buffs out there: heavy influences from Frank Herbert's Dune can be found throughout the plot. This, in my opinion, augments the effect of the work rather than detracts from it (Jodorowsky had been intending to direct his own film version of Dune a decade in advance of the David Lynch version, but the project fell through and many of his ideas consequently found their way into The Metabarons). To sum up, I can't recommend this book enough. It is a rollercoaster-ride with endless twists and turns, treacherous politics, moments of real poignancy and sheer balls-to-the-wall action. You don't have to be an aficionado of the Incal universe to enjoy it, since the work is pretty much self-referential. All in all, it's a seminal classic and an incredible literary and artistic achievement to boot. Knock yourselves out.
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Every thing star wars should have been - twisted, kinky, surreal, sick, brutal, sexy and gorgeously rendered. This is Overwhelming and a keeper.
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Amazing work - HUGE page count. Just wish the format was larger, the Frnech editions are at least a third larger - deffinitely diminishes the impact reducing the page sizes.
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