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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Its a heap of symbolic struggle with modern morality, death, and a dash of spirituality. Apr 03, Grace rated it it was ok.
Its words those of a prophet, its artwork transcending the comic book form, Months will redefine the adult graphic novel. Open Preview See a Problem? The writing is ridiculous – “I will make a riddle of your heads and limbs. This book was like a written version of heavy metal.
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Jun 14, Ed rated it it was amazing. Apr 15, Jasmine Roque added it. The characters offer appeared to be in the same poses throughout the book and I felt some images were a bit stagnant.
He finished Months the day before he died. Jlhn had never heard of him before and only stumbled across this book on my library’s ereading app.
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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 uohn. Preview — Months by Johnny Hicklenton. As my violent nature increases your suffering! Somewhere among the notions of narrative poem, comic, allegory?
Oct 13, Hicklebton Pixton rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia About Months: Mar 31, Benjamin Elliott rated it liked it. I found the story to be a bit confusing and the art definitely waas not as exciting as I expected.
John Hicklenton – Months | Review
The art is perfect for the story being told with all its brutality but in many places underlying beauty. He had a style that was instantly recognisable and completely unforgettable and I loved picking up a copy of AD and finding a strip he’d drawn, especially if it was Dredd.
It’s not an argument, it’s an allegorical call to repentance for rampant and wasteful materialism. It’s a fast read, but it lingers with you. Disturbing, beautiful, hopeful, and an honest expression of a feeling I think many people feel, I think it’s well worth the read. The author’s story is very compe The artwork in this graphic novel is absolutely incredible.
I wish it would have been more cohesive all the way through. When I put it down, I monthss like I’d just been through someone else’s nightmare – someone else with an incredibly powerful imagination and some brutal, impressive talent. There was one thing that did really bother me, and this is probably nit-picky John took his own life with the help of an assisted dying group, following a heroic struggle with multiple sclerosis. Jul 18, Stefantheviking rated it it was amazing.
For good reason, though.
Lists with This Book. Fans of his visceral style will not be disappointed.
The End of All Things. 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 better. Refresh and try again. Absolutely astounding, breathtaking art.
The final line of text, “Shhh Enjoy the art, enjoy the story, but don’t expect a new life motive or anything. Hardcoverpages. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Jul 21, Sam Quixote rated it it was amazing. The artist stretches and mutilates the human form, showing just how fragile and pathetic we really are. It is a dicey proposition, eavesdropping on the catharsis of another person, particularly someone with a death sentence shadowing the work.