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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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100 Months: The End of All Things

Feb 19, Miss Ryoko rated it liked it Shelves: A visionary taken from us too soon this is his last work before his assisted suicide in No trivia or quizzes yet. The End of All Things. Visually striking, but I think it could have been more impactful if I had a better sense of what was going on and connected to the story better.

What you see is an artist facing his own mortality, his own illness, his own death and fighting it with his art. 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. The art is striking, I actually do like it.

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.

Feb 15, David rated it it was amazing. Jun 14, Ed rated it it was amazing. John took his own life with the help of an assisted dying group, following a heroic struggle with multiple sclerosis. I remember first seeing Hicklenton’s artwork in Nemesis the Warlock from AD when I was a 13 year old and it blew me away. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Mar 03, Mandy rated it it was amazing Shelves: It aches itself into me. Aug 16, Story rated it it was amazing.

Uncompromising, brutal, incredibly visceral and bare, ” Months” walks the line between genres like horror and fantasy to acquire the tones of philosophy and spiritualism. A comics writer and editor, Pat Mills is known as the “godfather of British comics.

Months: The End of All Things – John Hicklenton – Google Books

John Hicklenton, the author of this piece of work, went on to take his own life at the Dignitas clinic in Zurich. The art is perfect for the story being told with all its brutality but in many places underlying beauty.

Extraordinarily dynamic imagery, though not exactly entertaining. It was a little hard to read the handwritten words at times, even with my kindle for PC screen as wide as I could make it, but I was so hooked, I didn’t mind having to spend longer looking at each of the images.

The author’s story is very compelling as well and I’ll definitely be looking into the documentary about him. Unfortunately, for me, this particular book missed the mark. I got the feeling the book was cathartic for Hicklenton as he worked through his own feelings of impending death as the book finishes in a beautiful way that I won’t spoil for the reader.

The author’s story is very compe The artwork in this graphic novel is absolutely incredible. And often times it was on one page she had the wrappings on her hands and feet, but then on the very next page, she didn’t.


Apr 03, Grace rated it it was ok. The world of the Longpig is rich in killing fields and scenes of mass crucifixion that recall Goya, Blake, and Bacon, and represents a true crossover of the graphic novel form with fine art. Apr 15, Jasmine Roque added it.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jul 21, Sam Quixote rated it it was amazing. Nov 10, Andy rated it liked it. Account Options Sign in. This is all of Nicklenton Earth’s apoplectic, vengeful anger at the abuse and betrayal by her own children poured out on This was a fascinating one.

The message in the text is straightforward and flows between feeling like a direct dialogue with the reader and a dialogue within the text itself. The final line of text, ,onths I am a harsh midwife” chilled me. It is a dicey proposition, eavesdropping on the catharsis of another person, particularly someone with a death sentence shadowing the work.

It’s not an argument, it’s an allegorical call to repentance for rampant and wasteful materialism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Apr 29, Joshua rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 27, Wesley rated it it was amazing Shelves: The world of the Longpig is rich in killing fields and scenes of mass crucifixion that recall Goya, Blake, and Bacon, and represents a true crossover of the graphic novel form with fine art.

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