The Nikopol Trilogy has ratings and 73 reviews. J.G. Keely said: There’s something so indulgent about French stories, which is at the same time the. What begins as a futuristic fish-out-of-water story metamorphoses—through Enki Bilal’s gritty illustrations and masterful use of the cinematic and. The son of a Bosnian father and a Czech mother, Enki Bilal spent his Alcide Nikopol is a man who fell to earth, after orbiting in suspended.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Apr 20, Julio rated it really liked it Shelves: Rachel CordascoFriday: Dalle prime due storie Bilal trae il film Immortal Ad Vitam nelpurtroppo molto meno riuscito del fumetto originale.
Do you like Portland Book Review? It’s always interesting to see the sci fi influence of Jodorowski’s failed European Dune, from Blade Runner to most of Moebius’ sci fi, but Nikopol is just another entry, not particularly revolutionary in its nikkpol right, though it was the inspiration for the sport of Chess Boxingwhich is amusing enough, as legacies go. His plotting is dense, unpredictable, and really repays close attention.
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Awhile ago I watched the film version of the comics, and had been meaning to read the originals. Space Battle Lunchtime Vol.
The Nikopol Trilogy by Enki Bilal
Gorgeous art, but the storytelling feels dated. Herakles Nikopol finds himself in a very different Paris after a thirty-year exile in cryostasis. Sep 16, Emily rated it liked it Shelves: Billal it still is rather good: All in all, a beautiful piece of art.
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Here, and later in Metal HurlantBilal began to write and draw a series of short SF stories, two books of which have just been collected into one volume of Memoriesthe latest in nikool good value Bilal Library collections from Humanoids and DC Comics.
Open Preview See a Problem? Unfortunately as the story became less clear through the second and third volumes, I began to lose interest.
They would hint at something rather interesting, but never follow through with that idea. Apr 10, Damian Mxyzptlk rated it liked it.
The Nikopol Trilogy
What begins as a futuristic fish-out-of-water story metamorphoses—through Enki Bilal’s gritty illustrations and masterful use of the cinematic and textual possibilities of the graphic novel—into a resonant and symbolic rumination on the nature of family, humanity, and memory. Together they developed a trilogy of contemporary tales of the fantastic, partly social satires, partly chillers inspired by HP Lovecraft, set in different present-day cities beset by mysterious forces.
The plot revolves around a futuristic sci-fi world where there are Egyptian gods flying in a pyramid spaceship, a fascists French government and a world gone bonkers after two nuclear wars. Foi o meu primeiro contato com o trabalho de Enki Bilal.
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Nikopol discovers that his wifenow dead, had a son, now the same age as him and virtually his twin. Sometimes, I think it’s a problem of translation, and this translation is so unusually literal from the French, as if it were meant for primary English readers who understand the French language and culture, but who are unable t There’s something so indulgent about French stories, which is at the same time their strength and their downfall.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. La Trilogia di Nikopol contiene nikoplo storie, collegate tra loro, create tra il e il Return to Book Page.
Inside the body of Nikopol, Horus infiltrates the chambers of the painted governor Choublanc French for loser and seizes power in the French capital.