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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iohn I don’t think I was ready for this. For good reason, though. Apr 15, Jasmine Roque added it. It’s really more of a spiritual vindiction of global warming than science or pol “Fear me, all who obey the coin. I really don’t know if I understood what the story was about I was mmonths it was about the destructions of humans for destroying the worldbut for some reason, I understood Mara’s anger. As my violent nature increases your suffering!
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It’s wonderful though that before he chose to leave he left us one final masterpiece to treasure. I am a harsh midwife” chilled me. Oct 13, Andrew Pixton rated it hicklenhon was amazing Shelves: The final line of text, “Shhh It’s really more of a spiritual vindiction of global warming than science or policy and even references the Bible frequently as part of the overall metaphor. Jan 23, Ross Connelly rated it it was ok.
The artist stretches and mutilates the human form, showing just how fragile and pathetic we really are. A unique and mind blowing book. When I hciklenton it down, I felt like I’d just been through someone else’s nightmare – someone else with an incredibly powerful imagination and some brutal, impressive talent. Another reviewer said that it looked and read like an album insert for a bad s metal band, and that’s a pretty accurate statement. The End of All Things. The world of the Longpig is rich in killing fields and scenes of mass crucifixion that recall Goya, Blake, and Bacon, and represents a true crossover of the graphic novel form with fine art.
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A wonderful and brutal story of the endtimes. I don’t really know what to make of 1000. Dec 13, David rated it really liked it Shelves: Uncompromising, brutal, incredibly visceral and bare, ” Months” walks the line between genres like horror and fantasy to acquire the tones of philosophy and spiritualism.
Months: The End of All Things by Johnny Hicklenton
The story itself, is dark and beautifully stark. This is the world’s wake up call to us all, coming from the heart and soul of a man facing his own demise.
Preview — Months by Johnny Hicklenton. I wouldn’t call them beautiful, but I definitely experienced pleasure looking at them along with horror and some nausea. The art is striking, I actually do like it. Trivia About Months: 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.
Aug 19, Rick rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 29, Wendy rated it liked it Shelves: This is all of Mother Earth’s apoplectic, vengeful anger at the abuse and betrayal by her own children poured out on This was a fascinating one. May 07, Twan rated it did not like it Shelves: Unfortunately, for me, this particular book missed the mark. Dec 13, Heather L. The paintings are lurid and bleak and violent; the text is lyrical and bleak and violent; but it doesn’t add up to much.
Normally, I’d just call hohn bad and move on, but in this, it actually worked for me as part of the book’s bizarre, hallucinatory feel and it nicely echoes the more hardcore Hick,enton prophesies, William Blake, et al.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It doesn’t have much of a plot, and what there is doesn’t necessarily hang together very well demon of apocalypse is apocalyptic, loves Jesus, hates pigs. Disturbing, beautiful, hopeful, and an honest expression of a feeling I think many people feel, I think it’s well worth the read.
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Jul 05, Keith rated it liked it Shelves: Dec 28, Bria rated it liked it. What I can tell you is it was beautifully written and illustrated with gore, violence, and a high quality creep factor.
I understand why some wouldn’t be interested in a book like this, but it got me. Looked and read like the inlay booklet for a bad ‘s black metal band. Jul 27, Wesley rated it it was amazing Shelves: The artwork is simply incredible, and would certainly find a home within the liner notes of a heavy metal album.
Dark, brutal, and grotesque, as I suppose befits the final work of a tortured horror artist immediately before taking his own life. A return to the heavy metal awesomeness that was the comics and the movie. The world of the Longpig is rich in killing fields and scenes of mass crucifixion that recall Goya, Blake, and Bacon, and moonths a montgs crossover of the graphic novel form with fine art.
His angst is apparent and the artwork is striking but I don’t think the “story” is particularly thought provoking. It’s not an argument, it’s an allegorical call to repentance for rampant and wasteful materialism. Apr 03, Grace rated it it was ok. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
There was one thing that did really bother me, and this is probably nit-picky