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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No trivia or quizzes yet. This was a fascinating one.
I had never heard of him before and only stumbled across this book on my library’s ereading app. Jan 23, Ross Connelly rated it it was ok. Feb 19, Miss Ryoko rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 25, Quinn rated it really liked it Shelves: The artwork in this graphic novel is absolutely incredible. His angst is apparent and the artwork is striking but I don’t think the “story” is particularly thought provoking. The final line of text, “Shhh I couldn’t stop thinking about it for a while.
In the same way that Ed Norton’s furious monologue to himself in the mirror in the film “25th Hour” which starts slowly and gradually grows into a maelstrom of anger against everything he perceives is wrong with the world, ” Months” sees the protagonist set off on the journey to presumably Hell until eventually the words and images swirl and take in aspects of our own modern 21st century culture.
As my violent nature increases your suffering! Jun 29, Wendy rated it liked it Shelves: 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.
100 Months: The End of All Things
John Hicklenton, the author of this piece of work, went on to take his own hicklenfon at the Dignitas clinic in Zurich. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Jul 30, Anne rated hocklenton it was amazing Shelves: Finished this only a few minutes after getting home from the library! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It’s wonderful though that before he chose to leave he left us one final masterpiece to treasure. Sweeping brush strokes are matched by sentences of violence and declarations of war.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 03, Mandy rated it it was amazing Shelves: The art is perfect for the story being told with all its brutality but in many places underlying beauty. I really have no idea hicmlenton I just read. Jan 06, Brenton rated it it was amazing Shelves: The ebook version I read had tiny writing and did not offer the option to zoom, so I missed out on some of the text when I simply couldn’t decipher it.
The story behind this and behind jobn man who wrote this was quite fascinating to hear. This one doesn’t translate well to a digital format.
Want to Read saving…. Dec 28, Bria rated it liked it. Uncompromising, brutal, incredibly hicklemton and bare, ” Months” walks the line between genres like horror and fantasy to acquire the tones of philosophy and spiritualism.
I welcome any and all discussions on meaning, if you have a better idea. I understand why some wouldn’t johhn interested in a book like this, but it got me.
Joohn story itself, is dark and beautifully stark. When I put 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.
It’s really more of a spiritual vindiction of global warming than science or pol “Fear me, all who obey the coin. This book was like a written version of heavy metal.
Disturbing, beautiful, hopeful, and an honest expression of a feeling I think many hicklentom feel, I think it’s well worth the read. You’re either on board with this or you’re not, and if not, I don’t think it reflects poorly on you.
For good reason, though.
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I found the story to be a bit confusing and the art definitely waas not as exciting as I expected. Maybe I would have been more satisfied with no words, or maybe even an extremely pared down version of the words, leaving much more of the story to my imagination.
As my violent nature inc You’re either on board with this or you’re not, and if not, I don’t think it reflects poorly on you. Jul 18, Stefantheviking rated it it was amazing. The End of All Things. It’s always sad to see great artists go and Johnny Hicklenton was one of the great ones.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Account Options Sign in. It felt like some images were very well thought out and others seemed to be done without much planning. Jul 21, Sam Quixote rated it it was amazing. The author’s story is very compelling as well and I’ll definitely be looking into the documentary about him. The art is every bit as kinetic and chaotic as it is practiced and beautiful, seething with violent emotion.