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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Bilal seems to take a “more is more” approach, blending elements of espionage, mythology, film noir, surrealism, and meta-narrative into these stories.

Jean Michek rated it liked it Oct 19, Immortel Ad Vivamor Immortal For Lifereinterprets parts of The Nikopol Trilogy and combines live action with blue-screen digital imagery based on his artwork, for the stunningly realised decors, cityscapes and the alien characters, including the alien Egyptian gods.

Strange Horizons is a weekly magazine of and about fnki fiction. How do all of these seemingly unrelated things come together? Within two weeks, nikopop the age of thirty seven, she knew she had stage IV metastatic breast cancer. Between engaging in indulgence and mocking indulgence, we get some fun, ironical, en,i amusement, but there isn’t a very strong plot to hang it all on.

Questo fumetto ha ispirato il chessboxing e lo ha reso uno sport reale che viene praticato in tutto il mondo. Ever since he was young, Bilal had a passion for comics and for the big screen, going every week to the movies, especially his favourites, westerns.

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Surreal, gritty, and supremely strange, the Nikopol Trilogy is a loose three-part epic spanning 12 years of author Enki Bilal’s nikopkl. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Preview — La foire aux immortels by Enki Bilal.


It’s a world of the desperately poor, the oppressed elite, the cruel despot, the amoral gods, and the annoyingly whiny anti-hero; it’s hard to root for anyone in the first chapter, though the second and third bring a few m An interesting, rather bleak look at the human future from the peak of the cold war, and the immediate aftermath in the last chapter.

Nikopol had been cryogenically frozen 30 years previously for committing crimes against the state – his crypod falls to earth and his leg shatters.

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Thanks bikopol telling us about the problem. I was expecting more god to human interaction and less manipulation, or at least some true gods involved, not some arrogant immortals not making use of their fabulous powers.

Portland Book Review is very proud of our reviewer team. Fortunately, directors did start to commission these visionary artists to contribute officially to productions.

Works by Enki Bilal. With guidance from Resnais, Bilal went on to direct his first film inBunker Palace Hotelrouted in the same sensuous decadent future of his graphic novels.

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In “Cold Equator” the story is further complicated as Nikopol’s son boards a train bound for Equator City, an African metropolis afflicted with a freezing micro-climate of minus-six degrees, but surrounded by desert and surrealistically populated by sub-Saharan wildlife.

En el apartado del dibujo sin lugar a dudas desde el inicio es un deleite visual. Potrei parlarne fino a domani mattina. More By and About This Author. Unlike most comic book authors, Bilal doesn’t feel obligated to present a story with clear antagonists, clear resolutions, or much expository.

Trivia About La foire aux immo The second and third chapters, being more personal than the vast sweeping revenge arc of the first, are more successful. Al Gofa rated it did not like it Feb 03, But I’m still nikopoo I read it.

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Nikopol discovers that his wifenow dead, had a son, now the same age as him and virtually his twin. Typo in the title.

The Deus Ex Machina is strong in this one, but when one of the anti-heroes is a god, that’s to be expected. People were pinkish and the backgrounds were washed out browns and blues. Get your book professionally reviewed and have it published on this site! You might also like. A spiritual cousin to Nikoopol Incal but from a grimier, more pessimistic perspective. Overall though, despite struggling a bit with the lack of plot I absolutely loved this – It ticks so many boxes from mad characters quoting Beaudelaire to featuring a telepathic cat called Gogol – Its the delirious product of giving an artist TOTAL freedom – no formula to follow, no particular genre, time frame – anything goes.

There’s something so indulgent about French stories, which is at the same time their strength and their downfall.

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The Nikopol Trilogy is a series of three science fiction graphic novels written in French by Yugoslavian born Enki Bilalpublished between and Aug 26, Alexander Lisovsky rated it liked it.

You don’t live long enough to retain or realize the value of what’s really important. Return to Book Page. 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 to read in the language on their nikpool.

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