The Metabarons – A grand scale space opera about family, sacrifice, and survival told A must-read cult spin-off of “The Incal,” by Moebius and Jodorowsky. The Metabarons by Alexandro Jodorowsky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Deluxe Edition (with Slipcase) – 1st printing. Written by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Art and cover by Das Pastoras. But his ancestors also had ancestors. And far from.

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I take his books in small doses, usually, so the standard page BD album is just about right.


The level of detail is incredible, the story is insane. Read more Read less. By the destruction ofpirate vessels, he and his descendants receive the title of Metabaron, and the Imperial couple promise a gift. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I would have been less space-annoyed if they had just used the word space.

I might be being too harsh on it. It’s a great buy for anyone that likes sifi and or graphic novels.

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How was it that millions of years passed yet all the characters could think of to bring against the Metabarons was loads of blokes with guns?

The story and art are fantastically creative and rich. And dear God the dialogue. The story is quite cliche and simple. They repeated the same formulaic conversation every time they appeared to interrupt the story. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Omezo, employing guile over the established codes of combat, overwhelmed the Amakuras, but not before Divadal released a bioweapon that rendered every man on the planet sterile.

Don’t bother with less than half. To be honest, the fact that some writers I respect revere this book makes me lose a bit of respect for them. And the rest are unimportant.


It demands that the practitioners dedicate themselves to victory in all things at any cost, wherein the only alternative to victory is death, and even forsake their own family members in the pursuit of total victory. Nov 05, David rated it it jodoroweky ok Shelves: This is not a graphic novel for everyone, but if you like the idea of an almost stream-of-consciousness plot that is far more symbolic than direct, this might appeal to you.

Just finished it and WOW! There is an odd technique employed in the storytelling whereby the protagonist jodirowsky constantly presented with a roadblock that would make it seem impossible for the story to reach the conclusion that we already know about because the entire story is about past events. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Oct 01, EisNinE rated it liked it Shelves: Jodo and Gimenez deliver an at times laugh out loud, over the top, Greek myth Shakespearean epic of hyper-machismo, earth shattering emotional displays, implausible realities, abject cruelty, and gender dismorpho-bending even that would shock even a 25 year old David Bowie.

On the occasion of his son-in-law Othon’s succession to the title of Metabaron intended to be resolved by mortal combat but forestalled by his use of guile to seal victoryBaron Berard of Castaka tells of his caste’s lineage leading up to the present.

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The art is brilliant in spots, but overall lacking in subtlety. Or space-lazy in this case. Much has been culled from Jodorowsky’s aborted attempt at a Dune movie, but the weirdness is cranked up to eleven. After the huge buildup of people continuously talking about this series as the most mindblowing of all comics, I’m sorely disappointed.

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Find out the source of the family’s vast wealth, learn why every Metabaron has cybernetic implants, and why the only way to become the next Metabaron is for him to defeat his own father in a mortal combat. This lacks any of the sophistication of Greek storytelling, even the more lurid versions Ovid presented. Gangez leads them to the planet’s only fertile valley, where they metabarins him, and his spirit leads them to the planet’s treasure: Title pop Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from October All Wikipedia articles with metabaronss summary needing attention.


Did the word space add anything? Refresh and try again. The Robo-narrators dunno wat to say from them. The existence mettabarons the epiphyte has been kept secret by the Castakas for many generations, until its revelation to save the life of Othon von Salza, the son-in-law of Baron Berard.

Books by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Collects issues of the series. In The Metabarons, mind blowing ideas are tossed out with a nonchalant regularity that is almost maddening. Description A must-read cult spin-off of “The Incal,” by Moebius and Jodorowsky, centering around the fascinating lineage of the ultimate warrior.

Perhaps is is the translation but my disappointment was such that it left a bitter taste in the mouth. Juan Giminez’s art is breathtaking with lots of splash panels that convey the epic scope.

Also, there isn’t much of an interest. I couldn’t finish it. The Metabarons Volume 4: It is still more a wonder that this man’s work in comics is so little known in the US. Jodorowsky uses the prefix “paleo” on every single page.