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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The artist is working though some serious emotions which is understandable when you know your death is imminent and it is a fascinating ride.
The final line of text, “Shhh The characters offer appeared to be in the same poses throughout the book and I felt some images were a bit stagnant.
Jul 18, Stefantheviking rated it it was amazing. The paintings are lurid and bleak and violent; the text is lyrical and bleak and violent; but it doesn’t add up to much. John Hicklenton, the author of this piece of work, went on to take his own life at the Dignitas clinic in Zurich.
Months: The End of All Things by Johnny Hicklenton
Enjoy the art, enjoy the story, but don’t expect a new life motive or anything. Its words those of a prophet, its artwork transcending the comic book form, Months will redefine the adult graphic novel.
Jun 14, Ed rated it it was amazing. It was too much art and words with too little substance for me. A parable and an ode and hcklenton monologue all in one. 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.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read saving…. Both stunning and grotesque, this graphic novel is intensely visual, while also being minimalist in presentation.
I understand why some wouldn’t be interested in a book like this, but it got me. Jan 23, Ross Connelly rated it it was ok. Hicklentpn was not terribly impresse. Unfortunately, for me, this particular book missed the mark. It’s not an argument, it’s an allegorical call to repentance for rampant and wasteful materialism.
This is the world’s wake up call to us all, coming from the heart and soul of a man facing his own demise. I understand that people think this is fantastic 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.
Jul 06, John rated it really liked it. I feel like I would have liked this book a lot more not as an ebook. I don’t really know what to make of it.
Mar 03, Mandy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 05, Keith rated it liked it Shelves: What you see is an artist facing his own mortality, his own montths, his own death and fighting it with his art. I found the story to be a bit confusing and the art definitely waas not as exciting as I expected.
John Hicklenton – Months | Review
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. One that we all need. Somewhere among the notions of jonn poem, comic, allegory? Uncompromising, brutal, incredibly visceral and bare, jihn Months” walks the line between genres like horror and fantasy to acquire the tones of philosophy and spiritualism.
Preview — Months by Johnny Hicklenton. As my violent nature increases your suffering! I couldn’t stop thinking about it for a while. The End of All Things.