In his final graphic novel, the late Hicklenton (Nemesis the Warlock; Judge Dredd ) leaves us with a haunting and powerful legacy. In a work that. Title: Months. Author: John Hicklenton. Type: Fiction. Page Count/Review Word Count: Rating: 8/ John Hicklenton was one of Britain’s leading comic book artists, who took his own life in March with the assistance of Dignitas in Zurich.
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To ask other readers questions about Monthsplease sign up. Feb 19, Miss Ryoko rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 03, Mandy rated it it was amazing Shelves: A comics writer and editor, Pat Mills is known as johm “godfather of British comics. I wish it would have been more cohesive all the way through.
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Jul 30, Anne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Joun — Months by Johnny Hicklenton. His final graphic novel is a parable of environmental devastation, depicting the quest of Mara, Warrior and Earth Goddess, as she seeks revenge against the Longpig: Sep 26, Alex rated it it was ok. The author’s story is very compe The artwork in this graphic novel is absolutely incredible. However, in terms of the writing itself, I really don’t know what to nonths.
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The art is striking, I actually mojths like it. Enjoy the art, enjoy the story, but don’t expect a new life motive or anything. While the scenes depicted are probably more horrifying than even the worst case scenarios of GW, it’s still a vivid picture of the greed, gluttony, and sloth that contribute to mojths destruction in general and global warming specifically.
I welcome any and all discussions on meaning, if you have a better idea.
The End of All Things. The story itself, is dark and beautifully stark.
It’s all good though. My library Help Advanced Book Search. His angst is apparent and the artwork is striking but I don’t think the “story” is particularly thought provoking.
Uncompromising, brutal, incredibly visceral and bare, ” Months” walks the line between genres like horror and fantasy to acquire the tones of philosophy and spiritualism. The artist is working though some serious emotions which is understandable when you know your death is imminent and it is a fascinating ride. It aches itself into me. It felt like some images were very well thought out and others seemed to be done without much planning. Jul 27, Wesley rated it it was amazing Shelves: I got the feeling the book was cathartic for Hicklenton as he worked through his own feelings of impending death as the book finishes in a beautiful way that I won’t spoil for the reader.
Using gorgeous artwork, this serves as an excellent metaphor of global warming. Visually striking, but I think it could have been more impactful if I had a better sense of what was going on and connected to the story monthss. The art is every bit as kinetic and chaotic as it is practiced and beautiful, seething with violent emotion. The story of a faceless androgynous figure wielding a sword, hacking their way through legions of monsters in order to slay the Pig God is a fascinating one.
This is razor thin on plot, more of a poem, really, but it hicklentom razor sharp in its rage and impotent wrath. There was one thing that did really bother me, and this is probably nit-picky Death, rebirth, monthz Crucifixion, a swine god, vengeance A parable and an ode and a monologue all in one. Aug 16, Story rated it it was amazing. Jul 06, John rated it really liked it.
Apr 15, Jasmine Roque added it. What I can tell you is it was beautifully written and illustrated with gore, violence, and a high quality creep factor. This was interesting and very different from what I expected just grabbing it off the shelf. Aug 25, Anthony Celini rated it it was ok Shelves: Oct 13, Andrew Pixton rated it hicklsnton was amazing Shelves: I remember first seeing Hicklenton’s artwork in Nemesis the Warlock from AD when I was a 13 year old and it blew me away.
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Anger and frustration manifest themselves on the page through some of the most metal paintings you’ve ever seen and are easily some of Johnny Hicklenton’s best stuff. Jul 18, Stefantheviking rated it it was amazing. The jicklenton version I read had tiny writing and did not offer hohn option to zoom, so I missed out on some of the text when I simply couldn’t decipher it.
Feb 15, David rated it it was amazing. It’s wonderful though that before he chose to leave he left us one final masterpiece to treasure. Looked and read like the inlay booklet for a bad ‘s black metal band. Nov 10, Andy rated it liked it. It’s really more of a spiritual vindiction of global warming than science or pol “Fear me, all who obey the coin.
The art is perfect for the story being told with all its brutality but in many places underlying beauty.