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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The first story ‘A Bedlam of Immortals’ – is absolutely amazing – A Pyramid containing the Ancient Egyptian pantheon of animal headed deities hovers over Paris – they are looking for Horus who has rebelled and gone AWOL in the human world – they have run out of fuel and need to make a deal with the fascist government as well as find Horus who has taken possession of Nikopol.

When Nikopol cracks under the pressure of Bikopol possession, he is reduced to muttering the poetry of Baudelaire while he vilal the halls of a mental hospital. The immortal ebki of Egyptian antiquity have also reawakened to revive their rule over humanity, and they now hover above the crumbli It’s the year and Alcide Nikopol has been revived from a state of suspended animation after 30 years orbiting Earth.

I liked the originality of the story combined with the familiar themes of gods living amongst humans, mistaken identities and at times a somewhat unreliable narrator. The world design was fun and detailed, though it all became similar rather quickly.

Mikopol el apartado del dibujo sin lugar a dudas desde el inicio es un deleite visual. No trivia or quizzes yet. The very first Enki Bilal I read. They had been copying them for years. Goodreads nikopok you keep track of books you want to read. 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.


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Article Links Enki Bilal Film: For all of its flaws, I liked the book, and I’d recommend it to any fan of dystopian futures. The trilogy was made in fifteen years and I liked how the art evolved towards the end in addition to the obvious differences of changing scenery between the parts.

Apr 20, Julio rated it really liked it Shelves: The third chapter, Cold Equatorfollows the stories of Nikopol, Horus, Biskop, and Nikopol’s son to a bizarre African free trade zone where the sport of the hour is chessboxing which, as an aside, has become a real-world sport inspired by the comic.

The Nikopol Trilogy

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Rachel CordascoFriday: The soft colors were pretty, but Bilal wasn’t exactly pushing the boundaries. I found an English version, and read that afterwards and managed to catch all the things I missed. I was not sure what was going on, it only became muddier as the series progressed, a bit too crazy and wild for my limited imagination.

It’s just a perfect blend: The three volumes of the trilogy differ from one another markedly, both in their writing and as Bilal’s style evolved. Throughout, the Nikopol Trilogy is frustratingly opaque but rewardingly deep.

Unhappy with the look of the monster, he hired Bilal, because he was familiar with his albums. I nearly gave this a 3 because the artwork is really good – but the writing is just so awful I just couldn’t bring myself to do it.


You don’t live long enough to retain or realize the value of what’s really important. An interesting, rather bleak look at the human future from the peak of the cold war, and the immediate aftermath in the last chapter.

What has caused all of the mutations that are seen in those of the lower classes? This Franco-Belgian comics —related article is a stub.

Deveria ser exposto em tamanho natural para que todos pudessem ler. I loved this when I enli read it as it was published in installments in an Italian comic magazine. Marcos rated it it was amazing May 26, But I’m still glad I read it.

Directed by David Lynch.

The Nikopol Trilogy by Enki Bilal

Gorgeous art, but the storytelling feels dated. I find this sort of puzzle engrossing, but more casual readers may turn the final page and ask “What the hell was that? Global power politics have devolved into a bizarre circus. Within two weeks, at the age of thirty seven, she knew she had stage IV metastatic breast cancer. It rubbed me the wrong way from the beginning and it was kinda stuck in the back of my head.

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Then again, they are both familiar with the same Western traditions I am, so perhaps it’s an easier shift. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Let it keep rolling until it runs out, until the empty frame, until the end. May 03, Mayank Agarwal rated it did not like it Shelves: