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The Metabarons – A grand scale space opera about family, sacrifice, and survival told A must-read cult spin-off of “The Incal,” by Moebius and Jodorowsky. The Metabarons by Alexandro Jodorowsky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Deluxe Edition (with Slipcase) – 1st printing. Written by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Art and cover by Das Pastoras. But his ancestors also had ancestors. And far from.

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The stories depict a space opera reminiscent of Greek tragedy, and heavily influenced by Frank Herbert ‘s Dune novels.

The art is beautiful and some of the ideas that it starts with are amazing so why then, did it gradually go right off the boil for me? Mar 04, Tim rated it liked it Shelves: Jodoorwsky from his failed attempt at bringing Dune to the screen made their way into all the bande dessinee space operas he has written over the decades, metabarobs The Metabarons – after The Incal jodorpwsky squeezes the best of them from the tube, like a revised version of the film that completely expurgates Frank Herbert’s story.

There is literally a new and mad idea on every page. He lives in France. Eventually, the Technos catch the pirates in an ambush and Antigrea is mortally wounded.

Dutch ‘ Norma EditorialS. Galactic empires, super warriors, love and tragedies, multiverse, superweapons, corruption and intrigue, with a little bit of humour admittedly not the best part, mainly a recycling of running “funny” insults between the two robots.


Jodorows,y am impressed by this epic saga, telling the history of a dynasty of ultimate warriors, in which Jodorowsky blends his crazy, over-the-top sci-fi fantasies with a compelling, logical story.

Browse Related Browse Related. While the science fiction elements are interesting, the behavi One of the biggest letdowns I’ve ever experienced metabarrons a book.

The artwork is simply incredible; imaginative and evocative in a way that Jodorowsky’s films only wish they could be. Mdtabarons Giminez’s art is breathtaking with lots of splash panels that convey the epic scope. Just finished it and WOW!

By the destruction ofpirate vessels, he and his descendants receive the title of Metabaron, and the Imperial couple promise a gift. Books by Alejandro Jodorowsky. The dialogue of the robot’s was the first offender. So, so SO worth a read for fans of science fiction.

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Cool art, some nice design. I had found the rest of the story here and there but I decided it was high time to read it in its entirety. Other books in this series. The Metabarons is like an Homerian epic of Conan and Dune mixed together. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Sometimes there is a single panel, a single sentence, that you realize could have been developed into its own entire saga, and in this day and age it would have been, by someone with far less vision. A family tree of space AKIRA’s who’s probably has the worst parenting issues in the galaxy Except for the old dude who work on mines 2.

The genitalia is then replaced with a piece of phallic technology, which has multiple functions as a weapon and a joystick for flying his ship. The fact their relationship never ended and the conversation hardly ever developed killed any enjoyment of them and made one twist underwhelming rather than astounding. Humanoids 40th Anniversary Edition. There is an odd technique employed in the storytelling whereby the protagonist is constantly presented with a roadblock that would make it seem impossible for the story to reach the conclusion that we already know about because the entire story is about past events.


Oh, I love space opera drawings and it has some pretty good ones.

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Jodorowsky must be the world’s oldest, horniest teenager. The more Jodorows,y read by Jodo, and come to recognize the same basic themes and characters repeating throughout his oeuvre, the more he Juan Giminez’s art is breathtaking with lots o Alejandro Jodorowsky really hits his stride here, burning the fuel of metabaros failed film adaptation of DUNE as he did with The Incal. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Pura opera espacial mezclada con elementos de tragedias griegas y jodprowsky familiares freudianos, tipico Jodorowsky.

Maybe if I was swimming in a pool of elephant testosterone and jamming steroids into my eyeballs it might seem reasonable for a family to torture, dismember and murder each other for the sake of claiming the ‘Mega-Macho’ crown.