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I liked the way the earlier colors as well, at least for the way in which they delineated the different chapters. I did like how the book had a few of the best lines of the movies like: An angel has no memory There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I’ve read plenty of European comics from Heavy Metal Magazine that at least balance the titillation with solid writing, this is very one-sided The series has been reprinted, at least in part, in English.

On top of it the stories barely make any sense when taken from a “strip” format to a graphic novel format.

barbarrella But her choices throughout the comic ripple out beyond their individual panel borders, and those ripples interact with one another—altering the larger reading experience. FDG WebInc. It’s known as the first “adult” comic book due to sexual content. A caption later on baebarella this pattern, shifting from the first quote to the second emphasis mine: Sona rated it liked it Sep 30, There is a second volume of Barbarella, originally released inbut that doesn’t seem to be available in electronic format at the moment.

Either way, that’s Barbarella. A character named Dildano who captains a phallus-shaped foret So, overall, the comic book isn’t bad but I’d say I liked the movie more.

If you first encountered Barbarella through the psychedelically colorful film, as most do, the simplicity of Forest’s art can feel a little jarring.


Share on Twitter Share on Facebook. Still, this book includes 4 psychadelic adventures behind a fun Fonda cover photo, and I love the spot colors used to distinguish each of her tales.

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Why did you save her [Slupe]? The comment is too vague to be called an understatement, but it at least hints at the challenges of reading to say nothing of adapting Barbarella.

She is a creature of the future who is confronted with the monsters and robots of the strange planet, and she is put to one test after another. While the dialogue deserves derision, Jean-Claude Forest’s artwork shines. Your email address will not be published. For one example of many, the previous English-language version features the following exchange: This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat Tim Collins rated it it was ok Jun 15, The issues of consent sometimes feel a little murky, as is too often the case in fiction from this time period, but Barbarella’s enjoyment of these encounters is never in doubt.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The French ban on Barbarella was never lifted and for subsequent re-editions Forest would revise his artwork, making it more, or less, tame to suit the times. The most sexual thing about Barbarella is her willingness to have sex. Claudde few years later, Forest would revisit and reinvent the Medusa myth for his second episode of Barbarella.

While I can see why this comic is influential Duran Duran took their name from a character in thisthe fact that the plot is clude thin and Barbarella wins each perilous situation she is in by flashing her kean at everyone, makes it look silly today.

I read this edition, which was translated and published in English in the ’60s, and the translation felt kind of clunky to me not that I know French. Her erotic appeal was often remarked on by the media, but to Forest this was only one aspect of its success. His resourceful, curly-haired Connie Kurridge appeared under various names in France and in various genres including escapades in outer space.


Retrieved from ” https: Whatever follows reliably takes place off-panel. Clauee if you want the full Barbarella, maybe try that one?

Not as cheesy as the Fonda move, but Barbs classically overpowered a guard with sex. Oct 20, Nathan “N.


Barbarella remains highly influential, and through it Jean-Claude Forest’s legacy lives on. The comic stands well on its own, too.

Jan 28, Milky Mixer rated it liked it. And I admit, I honestly like the movie more – though it was fun to read the original comics and find all the bits they pulled for the film. Right to the end, he was busy as a consultant on a proposed animated version from Nelvana, and as a collaborator with Baarbarella and Randy Lofficier on a new American Barbarella comic book. Retrieved 17 April I thought those color shifts did a good job of splitting up the reading, and it would have been nice to see a higher res sort of version of that.

See Barbarella do her thing:: InTCJ collected anecdotes from various comics creators, excerpted here. She Barbarella, with her long hair and sonorous name, her baby face and disdain for needless clothes, finds jeaj on the planet Lythion, where she has made brbarella forced landing while traveling alone through outer space in her rocket.