The Black Order Brigade (2002) HC GN
English | CBR | 87 pages | 52.6 MB
The Black Order Brigade (also published as The Ranks of the Black Order) is a translation of Les Phalanges de l'Ordre Noir in French) a political thriller graphic novel written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Enki Bilal and translated by Frank Wynne.
Using contemporary Europe as a backdrop, the French team of Bilal and Christin have produced a stark, somberly illustrated exploration of revolutionary politics and the attendant brute fanaticism. As he reads a dispatch describing a savage, right-wing terrorist attack on a tiny village in Spain, Jefferson B. Pritchard, a London newspaper editor, recalls the bloody battles he fought there in 1938 as a member of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. He recognizes the assailants as Franco nationalists, now regrouped into the "Black Order" and resolved to murder liberal and radical European politicians. Contacting the former members of his unit, Pritchard creates a left-wing faction to oppose fascist violence with yet more violence. Although somewhat implausible (the characters, nearly all septuagenarians, climb, hike, swim and bike all over Europe like a geriatric A-Team), Christin's treatment is otherwise commendable. Bilal's drawings, which combine linear precision with richly modulated color, mark him as one of the great comics artists working today
The Technopriests Book 03 - The Perfect Game (2011)
English | CBR | 97 pages | 38.32 MB
THE TECHNOPRIESTS saga concludes as Albino the Supreme Technopriest fights galactic battleships and cosmic fortresses in his grandest battle yet! Jodorowsky and Janjetov create a gorgeous space opera adventure that pushes the imaginative limits of comics. Highly recommended for fans of Grant Morrison comics, Geoff Johns' GREEN LANTERN, and Jonathan Hickman's SHIELD.
The Technopriests Book 02 - Rebellion (2004)
English | CBR | 145 pages | 42.80 MB
To fight power one must have it, but power always has a price. Through its technology and mind numbing entertainment, the Technopriest guild controls the entire galaxy. Albino, bastard son of a space pirate, has only one goal: to become a member of the Technoguild and destroy the guild from within. The path to become a Technopriest is a difficult one and Albino must face many trials before he can fulfill his destiny. Meanwhile, Albino's mother, brother and sister conclude their perilous quest to find the brutal pirate who fathered Albino. REBELLION tells the story of Albino's continuing training to become a member of the powerful Technoguild to destroy the guild from within.
The Technopriests Book 01 - Initiation (2004)
English | CBR | 161 pages | 49.45 MB
Albino, bastard son of a space pirate, has only one goal, to become a member of the Technoguild and create the video games that influence every citizen in the galaxy, or die trying. And he just might! The path to become a Technopriest is a difficult one and Albino must face many trials before he can fulfill his destiny. Meanwhile, Albino's mother, brother and sister begin a perilous quest to find the brutal pirates who fathered Albino and his siblings. INITIATION tells the story of Albino's first three years of training to become a member of the powerful Technoguild.
The Legend Of The Scarlet Blades (2011)
English | CBR | 193 pages | 123.17 MB
Cartoonist Saverio Tenuta writes and paints a twisted tale of a masterless Samurai named Raido searching for clues to his bloody past in a feudal Japan ruled by spirits and beasts. Highly recommended for fans of Samura's BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL, and Koike/Kojima's LONE WOLF.
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