When Jean Giraud or Moebius passed away, the international “comic book” or .. El Incal es una suerte de deidad que por casualidad o no cae en manos de un. Mar 11, EL INCAL () by Alejandro Jodorowsky & Moebius | El Incal Negro. Yet, as Jodorowsky told Moebius: “Failure does not exist. It is a concept of And that’s how my subconscious mind introduced me to “El Incal.”.

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I can see why this epic has inspired so many other sci-fi and comix creators – it’s spilling over with fascinating ideas about media and technology, compelling adventure scenes and detailed cityscapes, and Moebius’s eye-popping graphics. Hopefully, more of Moebius work will finally make it to the Incaal. View all 3 comments. My suggestion for tackling The Incal is to leave your expectations of traditional storytelling at the door.

Let’s just say that after reading this I gained much new found admiration for Jodorowsky and Mobius, and lost even more respect for George Lucas. Media All the Way Down: Electric, heavy, streamlined, deep adventure. Hardcoverpages.

While certain characters do have some narrative consistency such as the Metabaron and John DiFool, most the characters seem to have total personality changes depending on the plot.

And in a nice moment of circularity, Drive and Bronson director Nicolas Winding Refn has moebis announced that his next project will be an adaptation of The Incal. On the planet Ter21 there are two social classes: A carnival of detail, turning only occasionally to large-scale panels, it has won numerous accolades for its renderings of the seedy urban future, forests of glass, undersea plants.


It seems like every page has a new, cool concept put forth; all within a cohesive narrative. This unlikely team defends the universe from near destruction while ushering DiFool to his improbable, predetermined fate. May 19, Max added it. Thank you for signing up! This would have been better as a mosbius art book. Perhaps I wasn’t careful enough when I was reading it.

By Glen David Gold. Craig Russell, Paul Pope, Frank Miller, and numerous sci-fi films, and would recommend a read on that basis alone. Books by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Or the Prezident and his hunchbacks?

Or the conjoined twins that rule the empire, The Emperoress? I am sorry, but I couldn’t like “The Incal” as much as I wanted. I just didn’t like this. mosbius

While American exposure to Moebius actual comic book work was limited- his overall effect in terms of design and mass media can’t be understated – first through the translations of “Metal When Jean Giraud or Moebius passed away, the international “comic book” or “graphic novel” lost the last of the 4 great giants who shaped the medium the other three being Osamu Tezuka, Will Eisner and Jack Kirby – geniuses who combined an innovative and unique look and feel, with a tremendous breadth of work.


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The Incal by Alejandro Jodorowsky

In his early years in Chile, he worked as a mime, clown, and theater director in Santiago. Being true to the sci-fi genre, it also dealt with pressing social subjects, like the indifference of the individual and the media manipulation by the leading elite, which allowed in my view the Darkness I am sorry, but I couldn’t like “The Incal” as much as I wanted. Like I don’t understand why moebiys felt the need to introduce the five humors of John Difool, portrayed as funny little cartoon imps, when they didn’t seem to add anything to the story or maybe that whizzed over my head, too.

I strongly suggest reading this even if I will freely admit that it is a far from perfect work. Apr 18, Nate rated it it was ok.


Mebius The Metabaron, the biggest bad ass in the galaxy? I dreamed I was flying in intergalactic space. The Incal 1 23 Nov 24, Amazing art, vivid, fast-moving action. There is less than a week left to support our matching grant fund drive!