Monster author Enki Bilal (E–pub/Kindle) Þ Enki Bilal
Read & Download Monster author Enki BilalAited 21 years to finally It To The it to the first came across the Danish edition of volume in 1998 and I still eep that though my Danish is not as good as I want it to be so I only understood part of the story And I only managed to get the first three partsThen in 2002 the first volume was released in "English The joy I bought it at once And then the disappointment since the subseuent volumes were never translated But "The joy I bought it at once And then the disappointment since the subseuent volumes were never translated But still got the first part of the storySkip a few years and into 2007 all four volumes were collected into a Norwegian edition Finally a chance to read the whole story but sadly my Norwegian isn t as good as I thought it to be But at least I got parts of the storyAnd now it s near the end of 2019 and finally there s an English collected volume of all stories In an amazing hardcover edition though I must confess I liked the original Danish cover better It cost a fortune it really did but I had to have this So now I have 4 editions of the first book 3 editions of the 2nd and 3rd and 2 editions of the 4th But it was worth it The story as well as the drawing is magnificentBut the world has changed Or my perception of the story has changedBack in the 90 s my impression of the story was with the Balkan wars in fresh mind from the news and the book was a sad recollection of that time And since I didn t have all volumes then I missed out on some of the last sci fi ish parts and mainly got the dark and glooomy historical. Ollows Nike Leyla and Amir – three orphans born days apart in the same bed amidst the bombs of Sarajevo Bilal’s homeland during the war of Yugoslavia in 1993 The lives of the three spiral off on different. .
BitNow in 2019 with all that has been happening recently the Balkan war story elements feels a bit pushed to the back by the chilly likeness of the Obscurantis Order to today s Islamic State IS and "the current state of the world in politics in environment In my opinion this does not "current of the world in politics and in environment In my opinion this does not from or spoil the story but remakes it into another story but still just as greatOh and did I say it s a fantastic book Just as great as Bilal s other masterpieces Exterminator 17 the original edition not the remake Ship of Stone The Hunting Party and Gudarnas marknad Gods in chaos I ve been a fan of Enki Bilal s work since the glory days of Heavy Metal magazine in the 1980 s and I m thrilled to see his best work being released in high uality oversized hardcover volumes I had never previously encountered the stories in Monster which represent a connected seuence of his recent work And I m really glad I did encounter this volume since it s an amazing tale of art war friendship and the insanity of organized religion Bilal draws on his Bosnian and Slovak heritage to tell a heart breaking tale born of the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990 s and humanity s inability to derive any wisdom from the lessons of that and every other war Bilal s highly original graphic style is fully on display and over it s clear that he is only getting better with age This one is a eeper I can appreciate the uality of the story and art but it was honestly just not my cup of te. Trajectories before bringing them together once Collects the entire four part story in English for the first time Includes ‘The Dormant Monster’ ‘December 32’ ‘Rendez vous in Paris’ and ‘uatre?. Le d but est bien expliu et il y a plein de uestion sur la relation entre l homme la machine et la religion ui sont int rressantes mais moins j ai moins accroch sur la fin Aunue al principio la historia parece confusa los personajes ayudan a clarificar una narrativa ue poco a poco se convierte en una maravillosa novela gr fica de ciencia ficci n con el arte inigualable de Enki Bilal A hypnotic semi impressionistic depiction of a cyberpunk future The plot is convoluted but never obtuse and it s shot through with a sense of absurd humour The finale has the ring of deus ex machina about it but I m minded to forgive as it also contains Bilal s explicit commentary on the nature of art his reflections on his Serbian background and what looks like an endorsement of humanist progressive values in the face of religions and nationalisms that seek to divide the world Probably the best thing he has done I really liked Bilal s art on this book but I had a harder time getting into the story It s a weird sci fi "cyberpunk story set a decade or so in the future It shifted
Set A Decade Ora decade or the future It shifted between the three main characters and their copies so often that I was often disoriented in the rather complex story Disorientation is one of the themes of the story so maybe that s how I was supposed to feel but I wasn t used to it In the end it all came together and made sense so hang in there if you too lose your bearings Beau Ty Full This is an amazing book and I ve Legendary comics creator Enki Bilal’s Monster tetralogy collected in English in its entirety for the first time everThe Monster tetralogy is influential creator Enki Bilal’s most personal work The story