Review of the Metabarons by Jodorowsky Juan Gimenez

Review of the Metabarons by Jodorowsky & Juan Giménez

A must-read cult spin-off of Moebius and Jodorowsky’s “The Incal,” focusing on the fascinating ancestry of the ultimate warrior, has gained a cult following. Related article: Review of The Incal The Metabarons is a science fiction epic written by Alejandro Jodorowsky and illustrated by Juan Giménez. The series follows the journey of the Metabaron, a title passed down from generation to generation, as they seek to unite the universe under their rule. A Metabaron (chronologically the last of the Metabarons) made its debut in the Incal comic book series in May 1981. The character’s origin was then covered in a … Read more

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Review: The Incal by Jodorowsky & Moebius

The Incal by Jodorowsky & Moebius is a bizarre and visionary Space Opera, Review The Incal is a graphic novel by Moebius and Alejandro Jodorowsky written between 1981 and 1988, an epic that mixes skillfully elements of science fiction, grotesque, esoteric, and social criticism. The Incal is the perfect synthesis of modern science fiction, Moebius’ bewitching stroke, Jodorowsky’s narrative talent, and South American magical realism, anticipating many of the elements developed by later science fiction works from both a graphic and thematic point of view: Blade Runner, Akira, Alien, The Fifth Element, all in some way are indebted to this dreamlike and revolutionary work. The graphic … Read more